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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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Gorgeous River, Amazing Guide = will do again!

My family went on the 3 hour trip that starts at noon. I have 13 year old twins and they and my... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kpeargin
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Decatur, Georgia
You have to do this!!!

You guys!!! I can't imagine that we would have had 1/100th of the time we did if we didn't get our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brittany G
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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
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+1 800-408-7238
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Reviewed yesterday

My family went on the 3 hour trip that starts at noon. I have 13 year old twins and they and my husband have never been river rafting before. The LOVED it! The day was perfect, the river was amazing and our guide made them...More

Thank kpeargin
Reviewed 1 week ago

You guys!!! I can't imagine that we would have had 1/100th of the time we did if we didn't get our guided tour with Tader! He knew every place to hit in the river that would us spinning and having a great time! You do...More

Thank Brittany G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the trip. The rapids were good for beginners. Ask for tader as your guide if you can. He knew the ins and outs. He even let us jump of this ledge which was SUPER AWESOME.

Thank VReddy20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today was our second time rafting with Rolling Thunder and both experiences were outstanding. The staff at Rolling Thunder is knowledgeable, well organized and a lot of fun. Today, our group included four adults and our guide was Chase. He shared lots of info about...More

Thank vhs36528
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so proud of our staff and very glad to hear that you recognized their outstanding efforts as well. We appreciate the time you took to post such a great review for Rolling Thunder. We'll look forward to having you roll with Thunder again....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I tagged along on a family vacation with my friend in July. This was my first time White Water Rafting and I was very nervous. However, this was my favorite thing to do on the trip, and Tader was an excellent guide! I hope to...More

Thank Madison L
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Madison, glad to hear that we took you from nervous to fabulous on your rafting trip. We love showing first-timers how much fun we have on the river. Thank you for posting such a great review for Rolling Thunder. Check us out on Facebook and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first experience of white water rafting that was on our Bucket List was amazing! Our guide, Nick, was not only professional but very entertaining! Those Otter Lobsters were the best Nick... we looked them up on way back to casino!

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

first time whitewater rafting, went with my boyfriend and his 9 year old son on a guided tour with Cam and we all had an absolute blast! Check in was seamless, the entire staff seemed delighted to be there and were exceptionally friendly and helpful....More

Thank Kailen P
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kailen, thank you doesn't seem sufficient enough to show our appreciation for your great review. You made us grin from ear to ear reading your kind words. We're so glad you recognized our employee's enthusiasm for their jobs. We will look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

First time white water rafting. Went with my girl on a guide assisted trip but in our own raft. Cam was awesome and helpful, not to mention he pulled me out when I fell in the last leg of the trip haha. Good times though.

Thank cl1192
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This was our first whitewater rafting trip, and I am SO HAPPY that we chose this group! We found the staff to be informative, personable, and so funny! The laughs started from our bus trip to the launch site and lasted till we got back...More

Thank Maria_1der
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Maria, thank you for taking the time to post such an awesome review for us. We are grinning from ear to ear. Please check us out on Facebook and stay in touch.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Whitewater rafting was the primary reason for the trip. This was our first time so we selected a guided tour and were very pleased with our guide. He made sure were got to experience all the rapids to the fullest. He also shared information about...More

Thank lowens002
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