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Address: 22 Needmore Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713-9528
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We do a jetboat ride that is 40 min. on the water and we offer combination...

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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Ride was really really fun! It is pricey, but something you have to do atleast once. My wife and I are wanting to do a combo hike/ride one day!

Reviewed 5 June 2012
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Commerce, Georgia, United States
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 18 June 2012

We went as a family group, ages 4 to 70, and we chose the jet boat ride, rather than a jet boat & hike combo because of the young ones in the group. Captain Claudine gave us a wild and wet ride with lots of spins and splashes that everyone enjoyed. The scenery around Lake Fontana is gorgeous and we... More 

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Commerce, Georgia, United States
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2012

Ride was really really fun! It is pricey, but something you have to do atleast once. My wife and I are wanting to do a combo hike/ride one day!

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Thank Nick K
Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2012

Exciting jet boat ride. Great 180 degree spins. Got a little wet, but very much fun. A highlight of the ride was getting stuck on the rocks, but Captain Nick filled us in on how Fontana dam was late releasing water. When the water got down the river to us, we resumed our ride. Very impressive view of Bird Falls... More 

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Thank flagene
huntersville, nc
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Reviewed 23 August 2011

This was a gift for my husband's 40th birthday and it did not disappoint. We were with some family which included a few young children and everyone absolutely loved it. Our driver was extremely knowledgeable about the area and did quite a few spins to make it exciting for everyone. Lake Fontana is just beautiful. We also did the 4... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2011

My wife made reservations for this trip and I wasn't certain what to expect....boy was I surprised!! I have to say that I have never been on a boat ride like this. The driver was extremely knowledgeable about the area and the lake. We did quite of few spins and even put on a show for the folks riding on... More 

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Thank Art L
Columbia, Maryland
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Reviewed 11 August 2011

We did the Forney Creek combo hike and jet boat ride. Our guide on the hike, Claudine, was very knowledgeable about the local history and vegetation. She was also very engaged and made the hike fun for all of us. After the hike we had lunch and went for a short swim in beautiful Fontana Lake. After that, Nick picked... More 

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Thank Jim L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2011

Scenery was beautiful. The ride was thrilling. The stories hilarious. Super fun activity that I plan to do again.

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Thank Hipgrave
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Reviewed 18 July 2011

My wife and two teenage boys (18&16) decided to try this after reading some of the other reviews. IT WAS GREAT!! We did the longer hike (not too long for sure) and the Jet Boat ride. Great fun...the longer hike is a nice walk with few hills but the best part is that it gets you to a further starting... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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258 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2011

Our party of 10 had a great time on the Jet Boats. The shuttle from the office to the lake was a 2 min drive and the tour lasted 45 mins. The tour guide was very professional and was focused on showing us a good time. They were also very flexible with the schedule, since we changed our reservation on... More 

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1 Thank barkwood66
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 26 June 2011

I just took the hike and boat combo to Forney Creek and had a great time... It's a great way to visit the Smokies and see Fontana Lake. The team is very nice, knowledgeable and professional...

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