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Edge of the World

394 Shawneehaw Ave, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9719
+1 800-789-3343
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"The Mostest Fun"

My grandson and I had a blast today! The guides' rafting prowess and mobile comedic skills... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Beth M
,
Houston, United States
via mobile
Lighthearted friendly fun on the river

Second time we've gone rafting with Edge of the World and both times of been really great. Guides... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
FoodCritic28277
,
Charlotte, North Carolina
via mobile
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  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
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“biscuits” (13 reviews)
“fried chicken” (11 reviews)
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LOCATION
394 Shawneehaw Ave, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9719
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+1 800-789-3343
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My grandson and I had a blast today! The guides' rafting prowess and mobile comedic skills (including Dunie's wizard routine and Garrett's laugh) coupled with a very TASTY homemade lunch on the river's edge created another unforgettable experience-as fun as the one my daughter and...More

Thank Beth M
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Beth, you guys were truly a pleasure to be with yesterday. Safe travels back to KY and we hope to see you again soon. Maybe a family reunion on the river next time? Take care

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Second time we've gone rafting with Edge of the World and both times of been really great. Guides are very friendly, equipment is in good shape and the bus ride a lot of fun even with the overload of cheesy jokes. Highly recommend for family...More

Thank FoodCritic28277
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for spending the day with us again and we're glad that you had fun. See ya again sometime.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic Day. Always interested in rafting, EOW was highly recommended so thought what the heck. 45 minute bus ride with Jake and Cooper was better than a Laurel and Hardy act- they were hilarious and made the time pass quickly, and did it again on...More

Thank Rick D
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, what an amazing review! Thanks so much and we are so very happy that you had fun. Maybe we'll see you again sometime? Take care

Reviewed 1 week ago

EOW rafting was top-notch! Our group of 32 had an excellent time and I'm sure all of us would do it again! This was my first time rafting. My 11 yr. old son and I went with our church group. First, a day or so...More

Thank Ginger G
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so blessed to spend the day with such great families like yours. Coleman is a riot! Thanks for the review and we hope to see you again sometime soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jake, Brian and Coleman did an outstanding job of taking our crew of 6 (two adults and 4 kids ages ranging from 10-13) mountain climbing for the day. All the guides were super positive and encouraging and everyone in our group had a fabulous time....More

Thank ejrankin
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Todd, we really enjoyed your company. Such great kids you have! See ya some other time, maybe on the river this time?

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best crew of guides I've ever experienced! I've never seen a group of guides work so hard with such great personality! My face hurt from laughing so hard! Food was yummy. River itself is great for beginners or kids. Outfitter was amazing!!! Would raft with...More

Thank Jenny W
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for this awesome review. We love what we do and wouldn't be nearly as fun without great groups like yours. Take care

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great time white water rafting with Edge of the World over Memorial Day Weekend! They are a top-notch, high quality outfit. They bring a unique experience of non-stop fun, jokes, and stories, but also a commitment to safety. I highly recommend taking...More

Thank Chris D
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for this awesome review. We really appreciate it and we're so very glad that you had a good time. Take care

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

They were very helpful and the rafting experience was fun. We went into Tennessee (45 min. ride the short busses) and then rafted down the river, had lunch (provided by them) and continued down the river to the pick up area.

Thank Ken M
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thanks for the review! We're glad that you had a good experience and we hope to see you again sometime. Take care

Reviewed 10 April 2017

This was so much fun! We had a great bus guide, who was very knowledgeable about the area. He was very funny and totally engaging with the crew on our bus ride to the rafting site. Just before we got in the raft, we had...More

Thank Deneesa
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you so much for the awesome review. We're so glad you went rafting with us and we hope to see you again sometime. Take care,

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went in to rent snowboards for my first ever trip snowboarding. The staff is insanely friendly and down to earth and gave us pointers, helped set up our bindings, and will even give you a discount if you get a chance...More

Thank deiruous
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Awesome feed back! Thanks so much for the business and we're glad that you had a good experience. Ya'll should go rafting with us in the summer, it's a blast!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
debstock
My family and I (4 adults) are visiting the area next week and would like to go whitewater rafting for the first time. Should we book on-line in advance or will it be OK to wait until we're in the area next week. If booking on-line, which trip should I sign up for? Thanks in advance for your help!
22 July 2016|
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Response from Kory G | Reviewed this property |
I would certainly sign up in advance, we took the 11am rafting trip and it was great. Back in time for a nice dinner in Banner Elk too
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Luis R
Do give discounts to seniors,AAA or Veterans
18 July 2016|
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Response from EDGEOWORLD | Property representative |
Sorry, we only offer group discounts.
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Donald V
We have a group of 16, 8Adults and 8 grandchildren ages 8-25. What are the rates ( 1st week in August)
13 June 2016|
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Response from EDGEOWORLD | Property representative |
You would get $10 off per person. Adults would cost $64 and Children (ages 12 to 4) would be $54. Contact us on our website or call if you have additional questions. Thank you. (800) 789-3343
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