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Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers

14690 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9180
+1 828-488-2386
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Our 1st whitewater rafting experience was in the great smoky mountains with adventurous tours. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Denise B
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Awesome rafting trip

Nantahala river is mostly class 2 so if you b ave never been it is a great way to give it a go. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
onemichael
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Our goal is to exceed your expectations in all facets of your rafting adventure. Our friendly, skilled, and sincere service is second to none and we welcome the opportunity to have you experience the beauty and excitement of whitewater on the Nantahala River with us. We have been family owned & operated for over 38 years! Our specialty is giving economical prices with the very best in personal service, equipment, facilities, and staff. No experience necessary. Guided & unguided trips available mid-March through early October. Walk-ins are welcome ~ reservations recommended, call us, or book online to reserve your adventure. We look forward to seeing you on the river with us. The most important trip down the river is yours! Come & Enjoy the Fun...
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14690 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9180
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+1 828-488-2386
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 1st whitewater rafting experience was in the great smoky mountains with adventurous tours. It was a 2 hour ride about 8 miles long. For the price I was very impressed at the length of the ride. Well worth the money. The people working there...More

Thank Denise B
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback. So happy to hear that Wayah Bald was well worth it! We truly appreciate y'all. Thanks again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nantahala river is mostly class 2 so if you b ave never been it is a great way to give it a go. The guides are fun and entertaining. The scenery is so beautiful. I think it is ages 8 years and up. The on...More

Thank onemichael
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So happy to hear you had a lot of fun! Thanks so much!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time. Staff were friendly and helpful. Our guide David was amazing. We plan to go back.

Thank Autumn P
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That's awesome! Thanks again!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience with the crew & our guide David!! We were well entertained, great family adventure! David, thanks for getting us wet!! We loved it...exciting!! Bonnie & Joseph

Thank bonnieforman99
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks, Bonnie & Joseph. David said he thoroughly enjoyed his time on the river with you both.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two trips down the river, one with the most experienced of the guides (Mark), the other with the least (Caylin), and they were both excellent, fun, and wonderfully different. Uncrowded and well maintained boats. A very smooth running outfit with capable, friendly folk,...More

Thank wjohnson925
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate that you enjoyed your time on the river! Thank you so much!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went in. Boat of 4 with Eroc as our guide. I was a little nervous due to a bad trip in Wisconsin, however, Eroc put us at ease right away. He pointed out various sights along the way and fully engaged the 2 teen...More

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Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Fabulous to hear that you enjoyed your entire time with us. So glad that we were able to help you have a pleasant river experience and hopefully overcome your nervousness from the Wisconsin trip. Thanks again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lot of fun with our guide Boots who is the master at hitting every eddy, current, boulder, tree, or rock possible to spin the raft along the river. Located right on Smoky Mountains Parkway, it was easy to get in, easy to...More

Thank Chris R
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sounds like a successfully fun day on the Nantahala River with Boots! Thanks so much!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The guide is fantastic. And we aren't even related to him. Hah! He is knowledgeable in all aspects of the river and his humor is first rate. He knows when to allow the stillness of the river to be in the fore front but also...More

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Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So happy to hear that you were able to appreciate the beauty of the river while being entertained by Boots. Thank you!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great trip down the river! I had two young teenagers with me and for one, it was her first river rafting experience. The river proved to be both challenging and forgiving. We did a guided trip. Our guide was experienced and very...More

Thank Angelo F
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sounds like a fabulous day! Thanks so much for choosing us for your adventure.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my 4th visit to Fast Rivers! Perfect every time! The guides are experienced and fun. The rafts are never overcrowded. It is a wonderful personalized river experience.

Thank carolinagirl89
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your loyalty. A fun part of our summer is seeing return customers! We are grateful for you.

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Carlos G
29 July 2017|
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Response from miindy | Reviewed this property |
Check the website for age requirements. I, myself, think I'd wait a few more years. The rapids bounce you around pretty good!
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pinglindsay
27 July 2017|
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Response from Lucy C | Reviewed this property |
Yes but Highly recommend to do it with a guide.
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Carolyn O
28 May 2017|
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Response from Sue M | Property representative |
Hi! The Nantahala River is class II-III which is beginner to intermediate whitewater. We have people in their 80's raft with us often and truly enjoy themselves. I would recommended a guided trip if no one in the group has... More
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