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Southern Water Trails

Hiawassee, GA 30546-1215
+1 706-970-9053
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A great day on the lake!

We were looking for an outdoor activity (other than hiking) while staying at Black Rock Mountain... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
Hooked on SUP now!

We had an amazing time going stand up paddle boarding with Linc on Tallulah Falls Lake last week. I... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Katie A
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We are a locally-owned company based in Hiawassee, Georgia, “The Top of Georgia.” We offer Stand-Up Paddle Boarding tours and lessons on many area lakes (including Chatuge, Nottely, Burton, Seed, Rabun, Tallulah Falls and Tugalo), as well as custom hiking and whitewater rafting trips in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Our adventure activities are great for individuals, families, kids, couples, corporate groups, and active seniors. All tours and trips run 7 days a week, rain or shine, mid-April through mid-November. To reserve your chance to make some great memories contact Southern Water Trails today!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Hiawassee, GA 30546-1215
+1 706-970-9053
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were looking for an outdoor activity (other than hiking) while staying at Black Rock Mountain State Park. I came across the information for Stand Up Paddle Boarding. I contacted Linc by email from his website and he promptly called me back. We were able...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We had an amazing time going stand up paddle boarding with Linc on Tallulah Falls Lake last week. I was worried I wouldn't be able to do it but Linc was a great teacher and it was super easy. We were able to go around...More

Thank Katie A
Linc S, Manager at Southern Water Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Well thank you for the glowing review Katie! We look forward to having you all back up to the mountains. Don't forget to bring the kids, grandparents and pups if you like!

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a delightful SUP tour around Chatuge lake. We are brand new to the area and also new to stand up paddle boarding. (SUP) Linc was a fantastic instructor and guide and kept us at ease. It doesn't take long to...More

Thank Emily R
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Linc was very friendly and great at teaching first time paddle boarders, we had a great time and would recommend to anyone visiting the area! All you have to do is book the tour online and Linc calls you and coordinates an area of the...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing trip on the Nantahala River with river guide Linc Stallings! Excellent guide and provided the perfect equipment. He provided the best instruction while keeping us safe but very exciting! We took both an inflatable SUP and kayak down the river as first timers. We...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great time on Lake Chatuge on our SUP tour! Linc was an excellent guide and the equipment was great. We did a 3-hour tour and stopped at a beautiful island for a rest stop and delicious snacks. We covered about 5 miles and had a...More

Thank Bryan K
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Seriously, how many more 5-star reviews does one need? I admit I was apprehensive for a 2-3 hour tour, given that we had three little ones aged 6 and under. However, it's really not a difficult time, and everyone had a blast. We had never...More

Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Our group of four had such an incredible time with Linc on our SUP tour! It was our first time with SUP, and Linc did a great job of explaining everything in an easy-to-understand way. Once we were in the water, he was really encouraging...More

Thank Sydney F
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience! We had a chance to take advantage of the sunset SUP tour on Lake Chatuge this past weekend. Chatuge was beautiful, the temperature perfect, and most of the boat traffic ended early in the evening. Not only was the sunset incredible,...More

2  Thank Raja S
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Our family was up from Orlando for a few days and thought this sunset trip would be a great way to get out on the water since we didn't have a boat. We were certainly not disappointed! Linc was so welcoming and personable with us...More

1  Thank Julie C
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3 August 2016|
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Response from mabelsmom2016 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if he rents kayaks - give him a call - if he doesn't, I am sure he would point you in the right direction. Have fun!