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Good family fun on the Nolichucky

We made the reservations online. Process was simple and able to sign waivers electronically. I was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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This was an awesome trip!

This trip was so much fun! It’s a great activity for families. The tour guides are friendly and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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...more
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3149 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7788
+1 828-898-9786
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We made the reservations online. Process was simple and able to sign waivers electronically. I was not feeling well from the winding road to the meeting location. I was concerned after reading some reviews about bus rides. Our bus was air conditioned and I was...More

Thank mommatofive
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This trip was so much fun! It’s a great activity for families. The tour guides are friendly and kind. Highly recommend this trip!

Thank laj1234569
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff.. trey and the gang all did fine jobs. Weather was perfect. Had a fun time with two teenagers. There was a small amount of excitement being up front in the raft, but wish the rapids were bigger.

Thank Cloverinboca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best time ever - although it’s very early to meet in am- the bus ride is so worth it. Trey was our guide and we had so much fun laughing and feeling like a kid! The lunch they prepared was fresh and...More

Thank KathyLipschutz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time- Chris was hysterical! It poured rain the whole time but he made it enjoyable for sure. Rapids not too challenging ... perfect for good family fun! “Nathannnnnn”

Thank repkot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is for two activities: tubing (New River) and rafting (Watauga) for our family of 4 (kids 12 and 15). TUBING is self-guided on a 2 mile float down the New River that lazily took about 2 hours. We were one of the first...More

Thank Mason H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip! Our guides Kurt and Evan were awesome and made the trip one worth remembering! Can’t wait to do it again next year!

Thank Thump3371
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing time with High Mountain Expeditions. The weather was perfect, the river was "bangin'", the scenery was magnificent and our guides were fantastic. Halfway down the river we had the chance to get "close and personal" with a bald eagle hunting in...More

Thank Silverback414
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a good time with High Mountain Expeditions for our white water rafting trip. We were a party of 6 with two children. Our guide's name was Ethan and he was easy to get along with, was good with the kids and had a...More

Thank Sophia A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was such a great company to book a white water rafting experience with. The guides were hilarious and the expedition was beautiful. The lunch served was yummy! Overall, I would book with them again. Totally worth it!

Thank Alyssa L
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November 30, 2016|
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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August 20, 2016|
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Response from Benjy W | Reviewed this property |
$85 plus $2 tax per person. Then tip the guide $15.