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Rolling Thunder River Company

10160 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9136
+1 800-408-7238
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Amazing experience - Tater was awesome!!!

This was our first time white water rafting as a family and is the highlight of our vacation in NC... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Homestead, Florida
via mobile
Family Tradition

My first white water experience was with y'all over 20 years ago. We brought my little man back to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tara P
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Rolling Thunder River Company has provided exceptional river trips for almost 40 years. The family-friendly Nantahala River in western North Carolina has become a favorite river for hundreds of thousands of rafters each season. We offer Guided/Follow-A-Guide/Non-Guided options. Family-owned and operated.
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10160 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9136
+1 800-408-7238
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first time white water rafting as a family and is the highlight of our vacation in NC. Can't wait to come back and do it again. Tater was an amazing and informative guide. Loved his stories and jokes 😊. We will definitely...More

Thank beckyr1028
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My first white water experience was with y'all over 20 years ago. We brought my little man back to where it all started. Scott did a great job guiding us down the river and making sure my little guy felt safe and secure going down...More

Thank Tara P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was the best rafting trip I have ever been on! Tim did a great job driving down the class 5 highway. (Hey Tim) My guide, Eddie, was AMAZING and got us down safely. We had such an awesome time that we did it again...More

Thank acutzig
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been going to this place since our daughter was a teen and is now in her in her 30s. So we wanted to bring our grandson here to have the same great experience (10 yrs olds) and he did with our awesome guide...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was an awesome experience. The staff was very friendly and our guide Tater was great fun. Made the 8 mile ride very fun while keeping safety first for my little ones. Highly recommend for a family outing including young kids with no experience.

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very well-organized and lots of fun! We loved our amazing guide, Hannah! This is the place to go to!

Thank Natalia_Llege
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My guide was Tater and he was excellent. We had a great time and I am looking forward to coming back again!

Thank Luke K
Reviewed 4 days ago

My 13 year old nephew visiting from VA wanted an outdoor, water excursion. Last year we went tubing with Rolling Thunder, which was too "lazy" for my adventurous boy, so this year we kicked it up a notch to raft down the Nantahala. Rolling Thunder...More

Thank NiniAtlantaGA
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family had an awesome cruising down the Nantahala River in Raft 14. Our guide Mike was outstanding . He made the trip down the river not just enjoyable, but absolutely memorable. His interaction with my entire family, especially my youngest son , Andrew, will...More

1  Thank finfan221
Reviewed 5 days ago

Oh, my goodness! Our guided whitewater rafting trip was wonderful! Everyone we met, was friendly, professional, and experienced. This is the perfect trip for novice rafters. Plenty of bumps and whitewater to make it fun, but not enough to feel dangerous. Our guide, Hannah, was...More

Thank Janie L
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