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Wildwater Nantahala Falling Waters Resort & Canopy Tours

10320 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9138
+1 866-699-2402
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Can't wait to do it again

We did the guided rafting trip. I found wildwater to be well organized and very friendly. Since I... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Sunsetbum
Fantastic company!

I wish that I could give Wildwater more than five stars. They went above and beyond for us in a... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
L7228XIcherylb
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Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours offers a 3 hour experience with 13 different zip lines and 8 bridges with challenges. Our Rangers are trained to interpret the natural environment and offer a personal guided experience pointing out natural features along the way. Two new bridges and two new ziplines added in 2012 give spectacular views of the Smoky Mountains and Fontana Lake. Added in 2015 the KidZip offers a separate self guided tour on multiple ziplines for kids ages 4 to 12. A soaring zip experience through the trees, NGCT is More than a zip line ride.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“zip lining” (129 reviews)
“zipline tour” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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10320 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9138
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+1 866-699-2402
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

We did the guided rafting trip. I found wildwater to be well organized and very friendly. Since I had never before rafted I wasnt sure what to expect. Our guide, who's name I cannot recall, was very personable and knowledgeable. He added greatly to the...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I wish that I could give Wildwater more than five stars. They went above and beyond for us in a way that I've never experienced before, anywhere. Granted, we contacted them ahead of time to make arrangements for my folks, but they still outdid themselves...More

2  Thank L7228XIcherylb
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

We had the best of guides and they explained things so simply. No room for doubt. It was fun watching those who were afraid of heights go out with us and really do a good job of facing their fears. Everyone in our group had...More

Thank wombieroo
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

We purchased a package with zip lining in the morning and white water rafting in the afternoon. The ziplining guides, Clint and Jacob were great. They totally made us comfortable with our first ziplining experience and fear free! Beautiful vistas from much of the 12...More

Thank Holly S
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Clay and Jacob did a great job guiding us on a zipline tour of the Nantahala Gorge and threw in some nature lessons about the Gorge, the trees and plants. Loved the views of the forest! if you are in the Nantahala area you should...More

Thank Dariel L
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience here and our zip guides Mike and Mickey were informative and fun! On the water, Dylan was our raft guide. Very knowledgeable about the area!

Thank Lindsay B
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Our family of 4 took the Rails & Zip line adventure and it was a fantastic experience.  Everyone from WildWater was exceptionally kind and friendly - and funny.  The two young men who rode the train with us checked on us several times and told...More

Thank IndyFamily4
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

The group I was in consisted of 10 people, and was so much fun, the guides were safety conscious as well as entertaining and made the experience enjoyable. I would recommend this to anyone traveling to Bryson City. There were only few views of mountains,...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

It was a well organized, relaxing trip down the river. All the guides were helpful and friendly. It was nice even though lightning struck twice on the river. We made it back before it poured. I'd recommend the place!👍

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had a group of 9, ages 13-50. The staff was professional and informative. There was a clear focus on safety. They seemed truly happy to be there. The tour took about 3 hours with training. The zip lines and platforms were well maintained and...More

2  Thank Jennifer S
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vmoscote
16 October 2017|
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3 to 3.5 hours, sometimes a little faster if the group size is small.
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James T
28 February 2017|
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$99.95 per night plus tax (11%). If you combine with two or more activities then 10% off.
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Nicole C
20 February 2017|
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5 Tours - Chattooga, Nantahala, Ocoee, Pigeon and Asheville. All are good but if you are willing to travel for the best then I recommend the Nantahala for wooded terrain and good views or the Pigeon for sheer size and... More
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