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Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours

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Address: 10320 US 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone Number: +1 866-699-2402
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Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours offers a 2-1/2 to 3 expereince with 13...

Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours offers a 2-1/2 to 3 expereince with 13 different zip lines and 8 bridges with challenges. Our Rangers are trained to interpret the natural environment and offer a personal guided experience pointing out natural features along the way. Two new bridges and two new ziplines added in 2012 give spectacular views of the Smoky Mountains and Fontana Lake. Be aware, Zipline Adventure Parks are a totally different experience with very limited zipping and a 2-hour self-guided tour on a high ropes course. If it is a zipline/canopy tour that you looking for, Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours is where you want to go. A soaring zip experience through the trees, NGCT is More than a zip line ride.

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We did this tour as a family of four with limited ziplining experience. Our guides Lujon and Tracey were excellent! We so appreciated their efforts to keep us safe while making... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 July 2015
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Pineland, South Carolina
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Pineland, South Carolina
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

We did this tour as a family of four with limited ziplining experience. Our guides Lujon and Tracey were excellent! We so appreciated their efforts to keep us safe while making it fun. I would definitely recommend this excursion to anyone who doesn't mind putting forth some effort to have fun. This is NOT a spectator sport. You have to... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Our guides were fantastic. We went on a canopy tour as a family with my daughter (10) and my nephew (11). None of us had any previous zip lining experience. When you get there for your tour you are placed in a group with other travellers as well. We did a little safety and practice training on a line in... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Had a great time. I am experienced and go zipping in Florida often. This was a great way to enjoy and view the mountains. Our two guides were very friendly, safety orientented, knowledgable, and kept our group zipping.

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Having no idea what to expect, my wife and I decided to try some adventuring in the mountains of North Carolina. What we experienced was way beyond belief. We were soaring fast and high (as in altitude) on zip lines that showed themselves to be very safe. The guides were always careful... One of them went first and one helped... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

We took a total of 10 family members to wildwater canopy tours. The eldest was 64, the youngest was 5. The kid zip was so much fun for our granddaughter! She loved it! Went through the course two times and had a blast! The adult group truly enjoyed the various zip lines as well as the swinging bridges. The view... More 

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Indian Land, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We did a raft and rail adventure on Saturday morning. Boy it was awesome! No matter what your age rafting is great. We had a cool guide named Trey. He gave us all type of pointers on rafting and safety. We did all kinds of rock bumps, 360 spins, and straight up rafting. It was my first time, and I... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Our zipline guides Anna and Larry were awesome and did a great job. It was VERY safe- almost too safe. If you're looking for an adrenaline rush then you won't find it here. Overall we enjoyed our trip and would book with Wildwater again!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Clay and Lujon were such great guides, we did a lot of laughing along the way. We had a great experience with Wildwater on both the zip line tour and rafting. Will use them again and highly recommend!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Let me preface this by saying we always use WildWater for all rafting trips - no matter the river. We also have thoroughly enjoyed the adult zip line course. I trust this company to have adequately trained guides and safe equipment. We bring family and friends along and spend lots of $$$ on these adventure trips - it's worth it... More 

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Bahama_Jack, General Manager at Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours, responded to this review

Thank You for taking the time to write a review and let us know your thoughts. You are right, it was opening week and we were still working the bugs out of our course. 1/2 the course was open and we were charging 1/2 price. We have addressed many of your concerns, opened the second loop (alleviating much of the... More 

Hernando, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

Amy and Joshua were the best. There were 9 of us, kids, adults and teenagers. They were lots of fun, safe and very, knowlegeable about everything... Thanks again, we will definately be back.. P.S. Patrick says hi Amy..

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