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High Mountain Expeditions

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“water guns”(11 reviews)
Welcome to High Mountain Expeditions. We are located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with two locations to serve you in Boone and Banner Elk, North Carolina. High Mountain Expeditions offers outdoor activities, such as whitewater rafting...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
3149 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7788
+1 828-898-9786
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Full day trip on the Nolichucky River was awesome. It was obvious that our guides (Kurt and ?) were very experienced in raft guiding and knowledgeable of the history of the area. Our daughter was a little nervous before we began, but settled into the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We booked this trip for my Dad (age 69) and Step-Mum, ourselves and our two children (4 and 6) and we all had a wonderful time. Jesse was our guide and he made the experience unforgettable. He was very confident with the children which, in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VoyageSeeker
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Just got off the river with Jesse our personal guide and the other guides Ethan, Katie and Jordon. We had an awesome experience, these guys made sure we had an amazing time and were well taken care of. VERY impressive staff and well experienced. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David A
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I made reservations for 11 people for tubing down the New River. Unfortunately, I made it for the day before I wanted and showed up on the day I wanted. They were very accommodating after finding out the error I made. I know that taking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HJC5625
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved our white water rafting experience with High Mountains Adventures! If you are looking for an authentic rafting experience with quality guides then High Mountain is for you! Kudos to Evan for keeping us all in the boat! We can’t wait to come...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank skeealoe
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The family and I headed up to Banner Elk NC, for some outdoor adventure. We met up with High Mountain Expeditions for an unforgettable stomach turning class 5 bus ride that was as exciting as the rapids! When we reached our drop location we were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

We had a great time on our adventure. There was 8 of us. This was our first experience at rafting & it was great!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Angi C
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great trip to expose one to the white water experience. It is very easy and flat so they entertain you with water guns and can even do all of the paddling. It's still beautiful scenery and the instructors are highly entertaining. Must...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank carolpZ1050CC
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We all had a wonderful time rafting the Nolichucky with Evan and Trey. Evan guided our raft down the river. He kept us all amused with his wonderful sense of humor. He knew the river like the back of his hand. Trey handled the driving...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sherm E
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Ten friends, in our 50s and 60s rafted the Nolichucky River with our guides Evan and Trey. The trip was the perfect mix of fun and adventure. Both Trey and Evan were very professional but had great senses of humor which made our trip extra...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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30 November 2016|
Response from cartercreek4 | Reviewed this property |
According to their website they do offer hiking expeditions. We went rafting with them and had a wonderful time. If we were to do any other type of expedition I would try them out again. If you go to their website it will... More
Taylor P
21 August 2016|
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Response from Benjy W | Reviewed this property |
$85 plus $2 tax per person. Then tip the guide $15.