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“Family fun”

Smoky Mountain River Adventures
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Whittier
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina just minutes from Dillsboro and Cherokee. Smoky Mountain River Adventures provides white water rafting for the whole family, including children as small as 401bs. We rent inflatable kayaks for one or two people, as well as rafts. You may choose to have a river guide to help tame the rapids or have your own adventure!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice rafting trip for someone who wants easy with a little excitement. Danny our guide was the best! We loved jumping off the rock along the way! Best family fun! I would recommend them again and again!

Thank Julie H
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Wonderful, friendly and knowledgeable staff! Took the raft by ourselves because it is only class I and II rapids. They do offer guided tours, as well as kayaks and other rentals. Very relaxing 2 hour trip down river. Make sure to smile for the camera and take a jump off the jumping rock about half way down. Very reasonable rates.

Thank Douglass C
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We did this adventure as a surprise for our granddaughter. The owners and staff were very friendly and accommodating! Our tour guide, Charlie, was so kind and nice. Our grandchild talked to him the whole time. He even helped her at the jump off rock which she loved. The river was very beautiful and peaceful. Lifetime memories were made!! Such a great place to take kids for a fun filled time. The couple hours just passed too quickly...she wanted to go again! Highly recommend!

Thank Janet B
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Loved the river adventure! This was my first time & it was so much fun!
The staff is so nice & there are nice clean, big changing rooms!

Thank bvrabic
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SMRARafting, Public Relations Manager at Smoky Mountain River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you for the compliments and for choosing us for your first river experience!

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

We've been out here twice now and the SMRA team has always gone above and beyond to ensure we have a good time. The Tuckaseegee is the only river we were able to take the 5 and 8 year olds on, and due to the rain it was a bit rougher than usual. The team at SMRA sent us with Paul, who was able not only to give us great details about the area, he also pointed out local fauna (bald eagles!) and routed us through the most exciting bits of the river with great skill.

We will definitely return.

Thank Jason S
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