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Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers

14690 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9180
+1 828-488-2386
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Perfect trip for youth retreat!

My youth group wanted to try whitewater rafting. I contacted Adventurous Fast River Rafting and... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2015
Henderson, North Carolina
Great for kids!

I agree with all the reviews here. This is the perfect trip to introduce whitewater rafting to... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2015
Hilton Head, SC
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Our goal is to exceed your expectations in all facets of your rafting adventure. Our friendly, skilled, and sincere service is second to none and we welcome the opportunity to have you experience the beauty and excitement of whitewater on the Nantahala River with us. We have been family owned & operated for over 38 years! Our specialty is giving economical prices with the very best in personal service, equipment, facilities, and staff. No experience necessary. Guided & unguided trips available mid-March through early October. Walk-ins are welcome ~ reservations recommended, call us, or book online to reserve your adventure. We look forward to seeing you on the river with us. The most important trip down the river is yours! Come & Enjoy the Fun...
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14690 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9180
+1 828-488-2386
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

My youth group wanted to try whitewater rafting. I contacted Adventurous Fast River Rafting and they were eager to help. The staff was great and the guides were awesome. The scenery was beautiful. The kids are already planning another trip next summer. Truly one of...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

I agree with all the reviews here. This is the perfect trip to introduce whitewater rafting to kids. We had two 8-year-olds, a 10-year-old and a 12-year-old and they all loved it. The highlight of their trip! We had a guide who made it really...More

Thank slmasonhhi
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This place was awesome! We had the best guide. Jay made our rafting trip an great first ride and a lot of fun for 3 fifteen year old boys. We would definitely go there again AND request Jay

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This was our family's first time white water rafting, and we loved it. Our son is 11 and our daughter is 7 - we cannot wait for them to get a little older so we can try a river with more challenging rapids. However for...More

Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 9 August 2015

My boyfriend and I expected this guided whitewater rafting trip to be fairly lame, mostly consisting of Class I and Class II rapids; however, this was not the case. The three hours we spent out on the river was awesome! Our guide made the experience...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

We had a great time. From check in to buying t-shirts at the end, the staff made us feel right at home. Our guide Jay was great, he was very informative and made sure we had fun. Andrew the bus driver was hilarious!

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Great day on the water with our 2 grandsons ages 11 and 13. Our guy Chelsea was wonderful and really helped make the trip special for the 2 boys. The water was really cold ( 50 degrees) which helped with the hot August weather.

Thank nancy237
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We were hesitant to take our kids (7 and 9) rafting again after a bad experience elsewhere. We decided to get a guide, which was the best decision. Unless you are comfortable and seasoned, this course can be confusing. AC, our guide, tailored the experience...More

Thank Fabjunk
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

We had a blast! Party of 5. Our daughters first time. Excellent guide - Joe - he was wonderful. We will be back! Water was chilly. Short bus ride. Easy to access and enjoy for all ages. Good facilities to change clothes afterwards.

Thank Vbhusky
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a River that would allow a seven-year-old and adults to have fun at the same time. The lower pigeon Forge River seemed OK, but was basically just floating and not any rapids at all. The Nantahala River provided just this place...More

Thank mimicflame
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Carolyn O
Is the guided raft tour safe for my 80 year old parents? How difficult would it be to get in the boat and down to the boat?
29 May 2017|
Response from Sue M | Property representative |
Hi! The Nantahala River is class II-III which is beginner to intermediate whitewater. We have people in their 80's raft with us often and truly enjoy themselves. I would recommended a guided trip if no one in the group has... More
Jodi L
Hi, my family regularly kayaks class 1 &2 rivers. We will be coming on the 28th of May. There will be 3 to 6 of us. Some are still deciding. Should we have a guide or do we have enough experience to go it alone? Thanks Jodi Fawcett
21 May 2017|
Response from Sue M | Property representative |
Hi Jodi, Thank you for reaching out to us. It sounds like you guys have some experience which would allow you to enjoy the challenge and adventure of going self-guided. The Nantahala River does not require experience but... More
Thank you for the quick response. I assume there are kid sizes available. Will you be running next Wednesday, Thursday & Friday(March 29.30.31)? What length of trips? Guided? Unguided? Cost for two Adults with an 8 & 10 yr old?
24 March 2017|
Response from Sue M | Property representative |
Yes, all sizes available up to 3X. We will be running reserved trips on any of those days. You are on water about 2-2.5 hours. For 4 people; guided $36pp, self guided $20pp. Thanks!