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Edge of the World

394 Shawneehaw Ave, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9719
+1 800-789-3343
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This Company Never disappoints. It is a 30-40 minute Comedy show on the way to the Watagua and on... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Julsky18
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Could have done with less comedy

The river itself does not have much in the way of high adventure but you get to run the class 3 (I... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
ztodd
,
Arlington, Virginia
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscuits” (17 reviews)
“fried chicken” (14 reviews)
“rafting trip” (37 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
394 Shawneehaw Ave, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9719
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+1 800-789-3343
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

This Company Never disappoints. It is a 30-40 minute Comedy show on the way to the Watagua and on the way back. The energy the guides bring is amazing. They know what they are doing, bring a great sense of humor and keep you safe....More

Thank Julsky18
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Wow! Thanks for this amazing review, we really appreciate it. Hopefully we'll see you again next summer. Take care

Reviewed 29 August 2017

The river itself does not have much in the way of high adventure but you get to run the class 3 (I think) a few times which made up for it (plus it's not the company's fault the river doesn't have more rapids). The guides...More

Thank ztodd
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for honest review, we really appreciate your feedback. Take care

Reviewed 26 August 2017

Received a recommendation for Edge of the World from a friend that used to visit the area regularly. So glad we listened! We had a great time. Our guides Jib and Justin made the experience......they were hilarious! Would highly recommend this to anyone visiting the...More

Thank sheilad702
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Jib and Justin are a hoot! Thanks for spending the day with us and we hope to take you down the river again.

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Great job!!! Gibb and Jake provided a great fun and safe day. These guys really enjoy their job and the river. Kristen also provided great service at the main office. Highly recommend a trip with this Company!!!! The best in Banner Elk and the surrounding...More

Thank Dale S
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks, I'll tell those guys that you mentioned them. Take care and we'll see you again sometime

Reviewed 26 August 2017

A great time to be had and what a crazy crew of guides! So much fun and enough white water to enjoy with the grandchildren without fearing they would be swallowed up by the river. The trip we took was down the Watauga River and...More

Thank mike7924
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review, we really appreciate it. Maybe we'll see you again sometime. Take care

Reviewed 25 August 2017

A friend of mine who lives in Banner Elk recommended Edge of the World and I couldn't have been happier. I took my children, ages 9 and 10, and it was the highlight of our vacation. The treated us like old friends and made us...More

Thank Steve A
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Tell your friend that we said thank you for the recommendation. We're so glad that you chose to spend the day with us and we hope to see you again sometime. Take care

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Absolutely a wonderful family trip. These guys had us laughing the entire time! Can't wait to go back next year

Thank PrevattA
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review and we're so glad that you had fun with us. Take care

Reviewed 22 August 2017

We definitely enjoyed the river rafting experience. Good if it is your first time and if you have little kids. Food was good and staff was friendly. Water was cold, but what can you expect from the mountain river. The only disappointment was the “entertainment”...More

Thank Angela B
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

So sorry to hear about that, Angela. I'll talk to my crew about it. We really appreciate the constructive criticism because we want our trips to be perfect for everyone. Thanks

Reviewed 22 August 2017

I had planned all the activities we did as a family leading up to our white-water rafting trip; the rafting trip being our last activity before we ended our vacation. it was so, SO nice for me because I didn't have to think about anything...More

Thank Rebecca D
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks sooo much Rebecca. This is an awesome review! I'm so glad that your kiddo had fun and hopefully we'll see you again some other time. Take care

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

If you want a totally unique experience book a trip with the Edge of the World. We have been rafting many times before and several times on different rivers in Tennessee. This river offers class 1, 2 and 3 rapids. The Edge of the World...More

1  Thank Mrsbossypants
EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Mrs Nancy Pants! Thanks for the review and you guys were so awesome. Getting to see the eclipse with you guys was something truly special and thanks for letting us borrow your glasses. We hope to see you again sometime. Take care

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debstock
23 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
19 July 2016|
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Response from EDGEOWORLD | Property representative |
Sorry, we only offer group discounts.
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Donald V
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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