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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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Great trip

The guide made our trip very enjoyable . Great for all ages . Our group had a sixteen, twenty and... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Jonesborough, Tennessee
Summer trip with family!

White Water rafting trip at Nantahala River. We took our children and their significant others... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Tifton, Georgia
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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
+1 828-488-2386
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

The guide made our trip very enjoyable . Great for all ages . Our group had a sixteen, twenty and fifty-seven year old . Everyone had a great time.

Thank surge55
Reviewed 18 July 2016

White Water rafting trip at Nantahala River. We took our children and their significant others. My husband and I are older(58/67 respectively) so we were worried we couldn't do it. Everything went exceptionally well. My husband(chronic complainer) said that the trip was the best thing...More

Thank sloperr
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This was our first time rafting as a family. The kids were skeptical about it, but by the end of the trip they wanted to go again the next day. This is a family owned business and they made you feel like part of their...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Cassie, our guide, made rafting such an amazing and memorable experience for my husband and four children (ages 14-9) who had never been rafting before. Adventurous Fast Rivers did a great job!

Thank Adry T
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Fast Rivers is the best white water rafting company in Bryson City. It is a family owned business and that is obvious with the service extended! We were a little hesitant about going at 1000 due to the overcast weather and possibility of storms. Sue,...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I wasn't sure what to expect after booking this trip as it was hard to pick the "right" rafting company to go down the river with. My family and I after this experience will absolutely use this company again. Everyone seemed to enjoy their job...More

Thank Alto O
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Went with about 30 people on a wedding weekend in the mountains. The staff was great and the guides keep us safe saw a few people fall out but not from Nantahala it was the other company's. Very professional.

Thank Revpar2013
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome ride down the river. Our guide Sam made our trip extremely fun! The owners of the rafting company were very friendly! We will come back next year for sure!

Thank robyn g
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We loved everything about this experience! We were so glad we chose this company. It was perfect for our family of seven with five kids ranging from 10 to 18 of different athletic abilities and levels of fearfulness. There were two class three Rapids and...More

Thank Funlovinglawyer7
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

First time rafters, got Wayne as our guide and he I'd great. Awesome experience!! Painless and very safe

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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!
27 July 2017|
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Response from Lucy C | Reviewed this property |
Yes but Highly recommend to do it with a guide.
Carolyn O
28 May 2017|
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