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Smoky Mountain Jet Boats

22 Needmore Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713-9528
+1 888-900-9091
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Lots of fun!!!

Wonderful experience, would do it again, beautiful lake, great people, they take pictures for you... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2016
Royal Palm Beach, Florida
Great Time!

We have a great time on our trip. Our driver was Claudine and she was wonderful. She would stop... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2014
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We do a jetboat ride that is 40 min. on the water and we offer combination hike and jetboat ride trips that are 4-hr all-inclusive adventures. We have a new Adventure in the Park which features a longer boat ride with a chance to swim and have a snack and a drink (two hours total). Check out the website.
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  • Terrible1%
26 May 2016
“Lots of fun!!!”
24 Jul 2014
“Great Time!”
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22 Needmore Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713-9528
+1 888-900-9091
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Wonderful experience, would do it again, beautiful lake, great people, they take pictures for you, which is great, I don't have to many of the entire family

Thank cin179
Reviewed 24 July 2014

We have a great time on our trip. Our driver was Claudine and she was wonderful. She would stop the boat a few times to give us some information about the area - and found her tidbits of info to be really interesting. My husband...More

3  Thank Mlz8212
Reviewed 22 July 2014

This was a fun ride. Prepare to be wet! The only reason it's not a 5 star is the price, although it's not too high for the amount of fun you have. If you look in some of the area welcome centers you can find...More

5  Thank Nick K
Reviewed 7 July 2014

I booked a 1pm ride, which is normally 50 minutes in length, but they had a group of hikers to pick up and asked if we wanted to come a little early. We ended up boarding around 12:30pm which allowed for us to have extra...More

5  Thank DrValMo
Reviewed 4 July 2014

We had a group of six ranging from 7 to 62 years and everyone had a blast. Our driver lived up to her title as the Queen of Spash and we ended up soaked which felt wonderful in the 90 degree heat! Well worth the...More

1  Thank Barbara R
Solitaire0723, General Manager at Smoky Mountain Jet Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2014

Thanks so much for the great review - we look forward to seeing your group again!

Reviewed 12 June 2014

This is a great activity for all, young and old. A bit tricky to board the speed boats, big broad bench seats, clean. High speed fun, great scenery of forests, mountains and waterfalls and great private homes, fun for a whole family. Do take a...More

3  Thank Gesie64
Reviewed 5 June 2014

We had company in town and have been wanting to go out of the Jet Boat rides ourselves. The staff was super friendly. Our driver, Matt, took us on a thrill ride and was very educated about the boat, lake, and history of Bryson City....More

3  Thank KLuna84
Reviewed 7 September 2013

My daughter and I took the trip over the Labor Day weekend and had a lot of fun. The boat had people of all ages and everyone enjoyed it.

1  Thank Wheeler1
Reviewed 19 August 2013

As my grand son said "Grandpa Bob that was the best fun in the whole world!" John and Claundine where fun. informative, and friendly. We enjoyed the hike lake swim with picnic lunch and of course the boat ride. Great fun for all ages our...More

2  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 17 August 2013

This is my second ride on Fontana in the jet boat. What fun. This is great fun for the family, entertaining, and a roller coaster on the water so to speak. Our second ride was better than the first. This has become and annual tradition....More

1  Thank popsontheroad
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