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Review of Raft One

Raft One
Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Ducktown
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed September 15, 2013

Excellent Guide. Joey! He dumped us quite a bit but it was awesome. Also the most unique experience with the stop on the jumping rock. Never done that before! Definitely go with these guys if you want the best trip on the Ocoee.

Thank Whitaker H
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

I knew from our reservation phone call with Will that we were going to be in for a fun weekend at Raft One. I could sense the energy in his voice and I was pumped before I even got there. What I did not know at the time was that not only would the rafting and ziplining be fun...but the staff would be AWESOME!! We were able to camp right on their property for insanely cheap (hot showers available) which made coming in late on Friday night a plus since we would be ready to go first thing Saturday morning. We scheduled the full river trip for Saturday and then zip lining for Sunday morning. Our guide for Saturday happened to be Will and he was amazing! He intereacted with us and really made the trip a personal experince. The rafting was sick (even though I made the Ocoee swim team) and it felt like we were out their with a good friend. The guides at Raft One are more than just river guides. They take time on the river to give their passengers an experience with a few fun stops along the river. We liked it so much that we booked another trip with him after our zip lining on Sunday. Of course this trip did not dissapoint either!
I would also recommend the zip lining through the trees on Raft One's property. This was such a fun experience. The part where you race is worth it in itself. Thanks to Chad and Sam for a great time in the trees.
Thanks to Raft One (Dusty) and all the staff for a kick [--] weekend!! I felt like a valued customer and a friend the entire time we were there. You definately have a customer for life now!!

1  Thank T P
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

We chose Raft One as our first rafting experience and I don't think it could have been any better. Our guide Nick was amazing. I highly recommend Raft One and if u ask for Nick you won't be disappointed!

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

We did rafting before but this was different.. River was amazing and our guide nick patton was awsome.. We had great time ... Will highly recommend..

Thank Bhuminpatel
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

We took our 15 year old, a couple of his friends and 5 of our staff members to Raft One for a day of fun on the Ocoee River. We have rafted the river before with a different outfitter but this one was superior! We enjoyed their outpost with a corn hole game, very nice shower facilities and a friendly staff. Our river experience was a great combination of crazy fun with appropriate safety and guidance. Great stop for delicious lunch! Our guide and the other Raft One guides took the time to make sure everyone had a ball and let all the rafters try the different aspects of the trip. We could see people from other companies floating by us looking jealous as our guides made a raft into a bouncy slide and let everyone have fun going down it into the river.

My only recommendation is that if your are not moderately fit and/or cannot swim 10 feet fairly strongly please stay home! This trip is a nice work out and for your own safety and enjoyment you have to be up to the challenge. We will be back again and will be Raft One all the way!

Thank traveldancers
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