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Cherokee Rafting

869 Highway 64, Ocoee, TN 37361-3458
+1 800-451-7238
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THE ABSOLUTE BEST

My family had the best whitewater rafting experience! Our guide was very knowledgeable and made... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tide6972
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Hamilton, Alabama
SO MUCH FUN!!!

First time rafters and we loved it!! Cade was an AMAZING guide!! Cherokee rafting knows how to put... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mickie D
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Cherokee Rafting was one of the first companies to begin rafting the Ocoee River. Our company started in 1978 as a family-run operation, and still running strong today. Guests love our rough cut, hand-constructed outpost/store located along Hwy 64 just outside of the Cherokee National Forest and Chilhowee Mtn. Our goal is that every guest of Cherokee Rafting will leave with the desire to return with family and friends. We specialize in all sizes and types of groups, including: church youth and young-at-heart groups, association groups like scout troops and rotary clubs, in addition to business team-building groups.
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869 Highway 64, Ocoee, TN 37361-3458
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Reviewed yesterday

My family had the best whitewater rafting experience! Our guide was very knowledgeable and made our trip great! Thanks Josh (and Amanda)!! We will be returning to Cherokee Rafting next year!! Our family of 4 could not have asked for any better service and treatment....More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First time rafters and we loved it!! Cade was an AMAZING guide!! Cherokee rafting knows how to put you on the best rapids while be long safe! Thank you!!!

Thank Mickie D
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Reviewed yesterday

This was our first time going whitewater rafting and we had a great experience with Cherokee Rafting. Josh was our guide and he did a wonderful job taking care of us. Lots of fun and we would definitely return!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time with these guys and gal. Special thanks to Aaron my rafts guide. I forgot to tell him this but he reminds me of Patterson Hood from Drive-by Truckers from 15 yrs ago. It was like Patterson was narrating our trip...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

White water rafting in the Ocoee was great! Luckily I had an amazing guide, I’ve been white water rafting twice and had Aaron both times. He’s the best guide if you go which I recommend you do get him as your guide and enjoy! It’s...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cherokee is a great company with great people. This was our third trip with them and they have all been wonderful. We had our special needs daughter who is nonverbal with autism with us this trip and she loved it! We were not certain how...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

First of all, whitewater rafting has been on my bucket list for over 20 years, and I felt that our vacation to the Smokies with our four children (19, 17, 13, 12) was the perfect time to checkmark that off of my list. I research...More

Thank Marie F
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Kyle was the greatest guide! He wanted the kids to have a safe and fun trip. He was super fun and took very good care of us! We can’t wait to do it again!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I am an intensely nervous person when it comes to doing any kind of adventurous outdoor activities, but our raft guide Cade made this first whitewater experience an absolute blast (7/14/18)! He kept us entertained and laughing all the way down both sections of the...More

Thank Jackie L
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an awesome time with our river guide Lance, he was very educational in the local history, and took us down the river without a hitch! We will be back!

Thank sangrior
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