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Edge of the World

394 Shawneehaw Ave, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9719
+1 855-634-9639
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An Awesome Trip That Not Only Was Fun But The Day Gave Us The Most Awesome Memories To Last A Lifetime!

Jake, Rob, and Ollie managed to keep 6 of us ranging in age from 62 all the way down to 4... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Victoria W
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New Bern, North Carolina
Best rafting in the High country.

All around excellent trip! This is the 4th time I have been and somehow it gets better every time... read more

Reviewed yesterday
boyettelr
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Boone, North Carolina
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Edge of the World in North Carolina is the family-friendly white water rafting, whitewater kayaking, and climbing leader. Rafting day trips include guides, equipment, free rapids reruns, and a home cooked lunch. The Barrow Family has been delighting guests for 30+ years. Located in North Carolina Mountains convenient to Ashville NC, Boone NC, and Charlotte. Climbing and Rappelling includes a lesson from an experienced pro.
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“fried chicken” (17 reviews)
“biscuits” (15 reviews)
“rafting trip” (40 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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394 Shawneehaw Ave, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9719
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+1 855-634-9639
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Reviewed yesterday

Jake, Rob, and Ollie managed to keep 6 of us ranging in age from 62 all the way down to 4 completely engaged and laughing the entire day!! Edge of The World Rafting Experience is worth every cent you pay and then some!!! We will...More

Thank Victoria W
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

All around excellent trip! This is the 4th time I have been and somehow it gets better every time! Everyone on staff is so funny and friendly. The guides are giving 100% the friendliest and funniest service from the moment you pull in to the...More

Thank boyettelr
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the most amazing time. Laughed all day and the kids weren’t afraid for one second. I’d recommend this trip to any family. So glad we made this choice. Edge of the World does it right!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a trip that everyone should experience if whitewater rafting is your thing. The bus ride to Tenn. takes about 45 minutes but entertainment by the guides keep you laughing and helps past the time on bus.Justin our guide was excellent. Our lunch was...More

Thank Will G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family of five traveled with another family of five (all six kids between 4-10 yrs old) and all of us had an awesome time. The guides are hilarious and had everyone, kids included, laughing for the entire bus ride. The trip down the river...More

Thank Greg K
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great experience here. We all loved the bus rides, the food, the ride, and especially all the guides. We would definitly come back.

Thank joseph4757
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

the trip was fantastic the tour guides made the trip halarious and fun the food was great and rapids were great overall absolutely loved the trip and will ABSOLUTELY come back !

Thank Leanne B
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was the best trip ever!! We had a family total of 17 people. The guides were professional, organized , and hilarious!! They kept us entertained and were helpful the whole time. The lunch was so delicious! My family had so much fun during the...More

Thank zoeydrocks
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family had a great day on this Water Rafting Trip with EOW. The guides are college age and they’re very fun and entertaining. The rapids are beginner level and the anaconda part pictured below is about a class 1 level. All in all, the...More

Thank jpace2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

great vacation staff was so pleasant and friendly couldnt of made it any better hope to go back next summer guides wont get me next time ill be prepared

Thank eelsmom19
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Valorie I
June 20, 2018|
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Response from tundralover2016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry answered for the wrong place. Don’t go here!!!!!! Go anywhere but here!!!! We went to the Ski Country place at Sugar Mountain. THEY are helpful. These people are unprofessional!
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debstock
July 22, 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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