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“rafting trip”(43 reviews)
“guide assisted”(15 reviews)
Rolling Thunder River Company has provided exceptional river trips for almost 40 years. The family-friendly Nantahala River in western North Carolina has become a favorite river for hundreds of thousands of rafters each season. We offer...more
10160 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9136
+1 800-408-7238
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Thank you Rolling Thunder River Company for an awesome white water rafting trip. Tater, our guide, is awesome and kept us laughing the whole time. We will be back again!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Okay guys, I’m a nervous person by nature. Unfortunately I passed that trait down to my kids. My husband booked a guided tour with rolling thunder and I was super nervous. The minute you walk through the doors, you know you’re dealing with professionals. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Had a fantastic time going down the river with our guide Priscilla! She did a great job of giving us a good ride, with minimal effort. So much fun! Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dweeks60
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This place was awesome,clean and prompt. I recommend it to everyone! Aaron was the best guide and he knew all the fun things to do and was very easy going, clearly experienced!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lindsay I
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent time with the family and friends! Aaron Tatum was an amazing guide and we highly recommend this trip to all families or friends looking for an adventure

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chandler C
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Priscilla did a fantastic job guiding us down the river. Everyone had a great time and enjoyed it. All staff seemed to be very nice and knowledgeable. Would recommend to anyone looking to go white water rafting. Will be back soon! Thanks Priscilla!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

My family had a great time white water rafting in North Carolina. Eric was a great guide and shared local information during our trip. Will definitely come back next time we are in the area!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

As a grumpy old man (closer to 70 than 60) few things really excite me anymore. And, I don’t like to spend money. BUT this was a wonderful experience, worth every penny, that was only made better by the guide. When you come (not if)...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tkelley05
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

We love grumpy old men! Glad you had a wonderful experience with us and Priscilla appreciates your review. Thank you so much!-Bobbye

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic time with our guide 'Tater'. Tater went out of his way to ensure we had the best possible time. Best guide we've ever had.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chip B
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We had our first family rafting trip today. We were traveling with some friends and they kept us kinda close. Wiggy was our guide and he was great! We really enjoyed it and WILL be back!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KeriYelton
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

We love having first-time rafters go down the river with us. Hopefully, we have created new fans of whitewater rafting. Glad your family had a great time. Hope to see you roll with Thunder again. - Bobbye

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24 May 2018|
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Response from LawrenceCain | Reviewed this property |
There is one level 3 rapid at the end of the trip but the rest are 1 and 2's.
16 April 2018|
Response from Bobbye M | Property representative |
The Nantahala River in Bryson City NC will be running every day that week. The Ocoee River will be running only on weekends after Labor Day. Hope this helps.