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Address: 5036 Highway US 74, Whittier, NC 28789
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+1 888-785-2662
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina just minutes...

Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina just minutes from Dillsboro and Cherokee. Smoky Mountain River Adventures provides white water rafting for the whole family, including children as small as 401bs. We rent inflatable kayaks for one or two people, as well as rafts. You may choose to have a river guide to help tame the rapids or have your own adventure!

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Great guided ride

We reacted with our 4 yr old granddaughter. Great fun! Highlight: jumping from a 10 ft rock into the cool water. Staff really friendly, capable, well run. Facilities great. We... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We reacted with our 4 yr old granddaughter. Great fun! Highlight: jumping from a 10 ft rock into the cool water. Staff really friendly, capable, well run. Facilities great. We would go again. 😃

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Indiana
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took our 13 year old niece. We were told it was a low river day and they suggested individual kayaks. Very nervously we agreed...we were not disappointed! Worker was extremely knowledgeable and right on about river conditions. Definitely would use this company again!

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Ben was a great guide and really added to the trip it was nice to sit back and let someone else drive. Rapids were very easy for kids,jumping rock is a must. Friendly staff clean facilities all around A+

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent family excursion from ages 5 to 76. It was a perfect mix of gentle with a some good rapids to feel the thrill. The staff and owner were all incredibly personable. They all really seem to love what they do and are happy to share in your own experience. I highly recommend for a family outing!... More 

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Hampton, South Carolina
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was not my 1st time here but it was for my Grandson. We had a blast, he is 13 & we each had our own raft. The river is perfect for a beginner or anyone who wants to have a relaxing paddle. The staff was very nice & professional & the bathroom/dressing area was awesome. They have everything you... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

My husband organized a group of 18 family, friends, coworkers, and professional associates for a family friendly weekend of fun in the mountains of North Carolina. On Saturday we gathered at Smoky Mountain River Adventures, where T. Davis and his friendly staff took excellent care of us. In total we rented 2 rafts and 3 double duckies. Four of our... More 

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Vienna, Georgia
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Cannot say enough good about this outfitter! This is a family oriented business that encourages children to experience the river. The owners and staff are incredibly personable and most welcoming. They only want you to have the most fun you possibly can.

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Cherokee
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

i kayaked at least once or twice a month using their rental service and each time is a different experience and a fun afternoon ..friendly expert guidance ..the river is moderate trip for beginner to intermediate type riders , everything you may need is provided or available ...highly reccomend this

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Thank Kim C
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

We stumbled upon this spot while searching for a place to raft with our then six year old. The Tuckaseegee is a great river for younger children and families. The rapids are mostly Class I & II which is still fun for the kids but reassuring safety wise for the parents. We have gone back two summers now and recommend... More 

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

My husband and i had never kayak before and went with a friend that has so I just wanted to get a raft. The guides explained that the water was low so it wouldn't be as fun as a kayak because we would get hung up on rocks more. They were very good about explaining and reassuring me we could... More 

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