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“Kailyn was the best!”
Review of Raft One

Raft One
Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Ducktown
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Located on the Ocoee River, Raft One is your best choice for Ocoee River whitewater rafting and mountain adventures. On the Ocoee River Rafting outpost you will find lodging for 60, a clean bath house, over 10 campsites, mountain bike rental, Ocoee zipline canopy tour, the best rafting trips in Eastern US, and the friendliest and most experienced staff there is in the river rafting world. Groups are welcome and catering is available. Check out our annual awards for the area.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
1 review
“Kailyn was the best!”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

We went rafting on the middle with Kailyn and she was the best! Even when we only had 2 people in the boat and couldn't find Alice, Kailyn held it all together. I loved how much of a team Raft One was. They made our trip down the Ocoee the best!

Visited August 2013
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Jacksonville, Florida
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45 reviews
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“Great FUN!”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

We've rafted the middle Ocoee 5 times and our trip today with Will of Raft One was the best yet! He's personable and more importantly he's KNOWLEDGEABLE. We felt very safe under his guidance. Thank you for a memorable day! Raft One won all our future business today.

Visited August 2013
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
1 review
“Amazing Guides and Great Experience!!”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

A bunch of my friends and I (group of 8 people) recently went to Raft One to raft down the middle part of the Ocoee. We got there about an hour before our scheduled time. The facility was nice and the staff was very friendly.

We had such an incredible time! The river had some 3 and 4 level rapids on it that were challenging but not to the point of being terrifying. There was a safety brief before we went down to the river, and even though a few of the people in our group had never rafted before, no one felt unsafe or uninformed. We wore helmets and lifejackets. Our raft carried four of us (but could have fit 2 more) and we had Bruce as a Raft Guide. He was incredible! He knew so much about the area-- the wildlife and history-- which made it fun and informative. He clearly knew what he was doing and was excellent at steering the raft and directing us when to paddle and what to do. He was very considerate and had our raft help out a kayaker who had lost her paddle after going down one of the harder parts of the river. Our guides also stopped in at a little waterfall nearby and let us swim and go under it. It was such a beautiful view down the river, and we couldn't have asked for a better day.

I can't wait to go up there again and use Raft One! I want to bring my parents and I have no doubt that they will love it just as much as we did! Make sure you get the front of the raft if you want an extra thrill! So much fun and I could not recommend it more!

Visited August 2013
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“Super Experience on the Ocoee with Raft One!”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

We enjoyed an exhilarating trip yesterday with high water levels. We had a very experienced guide, Prom. He safely maneuvered us through each set of rapids with excitement to boot. This was not my first experience on the Ocoee, but was by far the best. Raft One's Outpost is very clean and nice (bathrooms included), the staff was super helpful and friendly. We felt safe and secure the whole time and really enjoyed the bonus of the waterfall hike.

Visited August 2013
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Taft, TN
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“Awesome Experience”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

This was our first time white water rafting and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We chose Raft One because of all of their reviews here on Trip Advisor. We did a lot of research and Raft One seemed to be the best. We were proven right from the very beginning. We signed up for the Middle Section and arrived 20 minutes before our start time and checked in. They do a quick safety brief before loading upon the bus and driving a short distance to the drop off at the dam. We went on a Saturday, which is one of the busiest days, but we didn't have to wait too long to get in the water. You hit rapids as soon as you get in the water. Adam was our guide and did a wonderful job. The water levels were really high due to all of the recent rain, but we were able to safely enjoy and raft down the rapids. The rapids were very exhilarating and very fun. Towards the end, they pull over and let you hike a short distance to a waterfall. We rafted a good 2 hours or a little more. Then it was a 15-20 minute ride back to the outpost. Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed rafting with this company and would highly recommend it! Prepare to have a good time and get wet!

Visited August 2013
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