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Address: Highway 19, Topton, NC 28781
Phone Number:
+1 800-330-1999
Fee: Yes

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Team Wolf!

Our family drove a couple of hours to go rafting on the Nantahala River. Some of us had been rafting before and others had not. We had a group of 7 (one who was seven years... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2015
Noelle S
Gainesville, Florida
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Gainesville, Florida
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

Our family drove a couple of hours to go rafting on the Nantahala River. Some of us had been rafting before and others had not. We had a group of 7 (one who was seven years old). We all had a great time. This is a great river for beginners. However, we must say that the best part of our... More 

2 Thank Noelle S
1 review
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Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

This group was amazing! The river guide Andy knew exactly what to do to make the most of our trip! Even down to "brake check!" We will definitely visit again!!!

1 Thank Stacy C
Sarasota, Florida
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79 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We have been rafting the Nantahala as a family for more than 7 years. This year we found the best rafting company ever. App Rivers took us rafting when no one else would. Moe worked out the kinks and Josh took us down the river. Josh was very professional, knowledgeable, and fun! We did a lot of extra stuff (rock... More 

6 Thank Cafly73
Orlando, FL
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

What a fun time! Our family had never experienced rafting before and this proved to be a perfect place to start. Everyone there was very kind, knowledgable, and it was very reasonably priced. Our guide Jay was fabulous. I was a little apprehensive having never done this before, but he made the trip very comfortable with excitement and laughs along... More 

5 Thank HFive
Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2014

This was one of the best things about our trip to NC. Everyone from the woman I spoke to on the phone to the owner who gave me personalized directions through the NC mountain roads to our guide, Jay, were courteous, friendly and knowledgeable. Very reasonably priced for the trip time. Took us about 2 hours to get down. Our... More 

4 Thank Jessica S
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2013

As one of the smaller rafting companies in the area, ARRC ensures a personalized rafting experience. We have been rafting before so we kinda of knew what to expect. Our guide made sure we had the most fun while being safe. Our guide was professional and friendly. We cannot emphasize how safe we felt and how much fun we had.... More 

1 Thank Anthony S
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2013

this was one of the many highlights of our trip. the seen is beautiful and with or without a guide it isn't that rough but just enough rapids for a good time! this is our second time going here and by far the best prices with easy access and no troubles. Uncle dave will take care of your any needs..... More 

2 Thank dbody1
Canon, GA
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 June 2013

We took a bus from the Raft Company and were dropped off at our rafts up the river. The driver was safe! We were given safety instructions and then loaded into the river. We had a great ride!! We were picked up at the end of our trip by the bus. We really enjoyed our trip & our experience with... More 

1 Thank Kasie F
Orlando, Florida, USA
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63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2013

We had a blast, Alex our Guide and Michael (guide in training) were so much fun! We picked this company not only because of the reviews but also because they are a smaller family owned company. Alex was very entertaining and had great stories. My husband and daughter fell out of the raft at the last rapid because we didn't... More 

1 Thank drb651
Tampa, Florida
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013 via mobile

We took a guided trip down the Nantahala River with our guide Alex over the Memorial Day weekend. This was my third trip down the river and its still exhilarating. App Rivers is a local outfitter and the guides are laid back and provide great information with a splash of humor between rapids. We stopped at Picnic Rock and jumped... More 

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