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High Mountain Expeditions

3149 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7788
+1 828-898-9786
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Awesome family adventure!

This was our kids' first experience white water rafting. The guides, Ethan, Caylen and Jessie were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Francesca S
Good but not great

We booked this trip for some family time and fun with our 6 year old grand daughter. I will say... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bullmoose44
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Newland, North Carolina
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Welcome to High Mountain Expeditions. We are located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with two locations to serve you in Boone and Banner Elk, North Carolina. High Mountain Expeditions offers outdoor activities, such as whitewater rafting, caving, and hiking for every member of your group or family.The team at High Mountain Expeditions invites you to join us in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains on one of our many outdoor adventures.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3149 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7788
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our kids' first experience white water rafting. The guides, Ethan, Caylen and Jessie were superb. So professional, funny and knowledgeable. A first class experience!

Thank Francesca S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this trip for some family time and fun with our 6 year old grand daughter. I will say that the guides were very pleasant and even though we were late getting started due to waiting on some customers, the day started well, I...More

Thank Bullmoose44
Reviewed 18 August 2017

There simply is not enough space to share all the good there is about the employees of this company and the trips they offer. Right from the start, Mark and Phil in the Banner Elk shop help you identify the right trip for your group....More

Thank jodi m
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We come up here every year - usually ask for Shaggy but had Kurt who is equal If not better! Great time on Nolachucknee. Got hung up on a few rocks but added to the adventure. Decent lunch as always! Well worth the money and...More

Thank Michele M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Family of 5 ages 9 thru 69 had a wonderful time spending the day on the Watauga River rafting. Great experience and everybody has a blast. The staff makes it so much fun.....be prepared to get wet though with all the water fights along the...More

Thank C and L L
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

JIMBO!!!!! LOL (Inside joke for anyone who has rafted!) We had a really awesome time...from simply checking in, to the bus ride, to 'input' into the river, to Jimpibg Rock, to the jokes & pranks while rafting, to 'output' & the bus ride back to...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had a large group of 10 - from NC, Virginia & California - Ages 14yrs. thru 78 yrs. , all with varying degrees of experience on rafts & whitewater. GRAHAM was such a hard working guide with a VERY pleasant attitude. He always made...More

Thank 157mandyf
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our trip down the river. Guides were great and paid very close attention to safety. Lunch was good, except for the bees (but what else do you expect in the woods?). I wish we had truly understood when they called to tell us the...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery. Prepare to get wet. Guides made a tame family river ride a lot of fun. Be sure to take a change of clothes.

Thank gjaws
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great trip for our first rafting adventure with our 9 year old. The staff was awesome. If you are looking for a lot of whitewater, this isn't the trip for you. But, if you want a nice, wet ride down the river,...More

Thank Hayes3619
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pixiestix0115
30 November 2016|
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Response from cartercreek4 | Reviewed this property |
According to their website they do offer hiking expeditions. We went rafting with them and had a wonderful time. If we were to do any other type of expedition I would try them out again. If you go to their website it will... More
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Taylor P
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Response from Benjy W | Reviewed this property |
$85 plus $2 tax per person. Then tip the guide $15.
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