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We are a locally-owned company based in Hiawassee, Georgia, “The Top of Georgia.” We offer Stand-Up Paddle Boarding tours and lessons on many area lakes (including Chatuge, Nottely, Burton, Seed, Rabun, Tallulah Falls and Tugalo), as well as custom...more
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Hiawassee, GA 30546-1215
+1 706-970-9053
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Best family activity ever! Anyone can do it! Linc is a great teacher and guide. My family had such a great time and they are all asking when are we going again. Linc made it so fun and entertaining that the time just flew by....More

Thank Lynda W
Linc S, Manager at Southern Water Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Lynda, thank you for the glowing review! You guys were alot of fun and we look forward to having you back again. Don't forget we have several other lakes to adventure out on. Happy Autumn!

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We met Linc for the SUP tour on Tallulah Falls and had a great time! Our family was mixed with first-timers and experienced paddleboarders, and we all had the opportunity to go at our pace. It can be a great workout or leisure paddle. The...More

Thank Jamie D
Linc S, Manager at Southern Water Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you very much for the wonderful review Jamie! Rio and I look forward to paddling with you all again. Bring as many as you like!

Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were looking for an outdoor activity (other than hiking) while staying at Black Rock Mountain State Park. I came across the information for Stand Up Paddle Boarding. I contacted Linc by email from his website and he promptly called me back. We were able...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We had an amazing time going stand up paddle boarding with Linc on Tallulah Falls Lake last week. I was worried I wouldn't be able to do it but Linc was a great teacher and it was super easy. We were able to go around...More

Thank Katie A
Linc S, Manager at Southern Water Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Well thank you for the glowing review Katie! We look forward to having you all back up to the mountains. Don't forget to bring the kids, grandparents and pups if you like!

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a delightful SUP tour around Chatuge lake. We are brand new to the area and also new to stand up paddle boarding. (SUP) Linc was a fantastic instructor and guide and kept us at ease. It doesn't take long to...More

Thank Emily R
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Linc was very friendly and great at teaching first time paddle boarders, we had a great time and would recommend to anyone visiting the area! All you have to do is book the tour online and Linc calls you and coordinates an area of the...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing trip on the Nantahala River with river guide Linc Stallings! Excellent guide and provided the perfect equipment. He provided the best instruction while keeping us safe but very exciting! We took both an inflatable SUP and kayak down the river as first timers. We...More

Thank Jet365760
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great time on Lake Chatuge on our SUP tour! Linc was an excellent guide and the equipment was great. We did a 3-hour tour and stopped at a beautiful island for a rest stop and delicious snacks. We covered about 5 miles and had a...More

Thank Bryan K
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Seriously, how many more 5-star reviews does one need? I admit I was apprehensive for a 2-3 hour tour, given that we had three little ones aged 6 and under. However, it's really not a difficult time, and everyone had a blast. We had never...More

Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Our group of four had such an incredible time with Linc on our SUP tour! It was our first time with SUP, and Linc did a great job of explaining everything in an easy-to-understand way. Once we were in the water, he was really encouraging...More

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22 April 2018|
Response from Linc S | Property representative |
Yes of course. We encourage it! How big is your dog or what breed?
3 August 2016|
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Response from Linc S | Property representative |
Not at this time. Sorry.