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Rafting in the Smokies

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Great rafting experience; not so much zip lining

My husband and I really enjoyed the rafting experience. It was exciting enough for his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BusyInTorrance
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Torrance, California
Great experience

I took my dad here for his first time ever white water rafting. The weather was perfect! The group... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sweetsmiles770
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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Inspired Fun in the Great Smoky Mountains! Offering whitewater rafting, family float trips, ziplines, a challenging ropes course, rock climbing wall, and horseback riding. VACATION PACKAGES FOR AFFORDABLE SMOKY MOUNTAIN FUN! Come play with us and...more
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3595 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2110
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our guide was Jason with the pink helmet, he was so fun, kind and entertaining!!! We all loved him and thankful for men like him who serve our great nation!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I really enjoyed the rafting experience. It was exciting enough for his adventuresome nature but not so rough a ride that I was too scared. Our guide was great - his name is Fletcher. Fletcher was funny, patient. and helpful. We knew...More

Thank BusyInTorrance
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my dad here for his first time ever white water rafting. The weather was perfect! The group of Guides for the rafting trip all seemed like a big family...great vibe. Our guide, Brad, made the trip a lot of fun! If we visit...More

Thank sweetsmiles770
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had grandparents, adult children and grandchildren together on this amazing rafting trip. Our guide was excellent and we all had a great time!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rafting in the smokies is a great company-friendly guides, better permissions than other neighboring rafting companies, big rafts and more. Our guide was Staci and she’s just awesome - she knows how to keep people engaged in a great rafting experience! We even got a...More

Thank Mrunal G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at Rafting in the Smokies. Our guide Staci was excellent. She is very knowledgeable and made it a great experience for all of us. If we ever come back we will definitely request Staci!

Thank rviltrakis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time ever rafting and it was amazing. Our guide, along with views and adventure, made for an awesome trip. Johnny B was the best! He went out of his way to show us a good time. Ask for him!

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The float trip was extremely slow and calm - too much so for the kids. So much is dependent on the guide, ours was OK but not great.

Thank Juice17995
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though we were nervous as we made reservations,we fought through the fear of going down the river,it was a great experience! From the time we checked in until it was time to go over our equiptment and safety session,the staff was on point and...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been rafting with Rafting in the Smilies twice. Both times were great! That trip was fun and the guides were nice and entertaining. The Family Adventure Island is a must do also! All of the activities are great, the rock wall, the ropes...More

Thank Dillon W
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Mayo
10 July 2018|
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Response from Relax787082 | Reviewed this property |
The lower river is more of a family float. There is a little excitement on the lower river and so if you want to keep it a fun family affair, then do the lower together and everyone will have a blast for the first time. If... More
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Momof2Kids2014
6 July 2018|
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Response from Ashlee8338 | Reviewed this property |
You can tell the guide which knee is sore and they can position you on a certain side of the raft so that your sore knee is the one resting.
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Lisa W
24 June 2018|
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Response from marsupialrobot | Reviewed this property |
There are different raft trips, so the amount of time and the cost will depend on which one you choose. Also, they have combo deals with their rafting trips and zip lining, among others, so it’s best to look at the website... More
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