Trip Packages

Nantahala River Rafting: A whitewater rafting trip down the scenic Nantahala River. This is the full 8 ½ mile river trip! Our friendly staff gives you pre-trip instructions. You may choose to go with a guide-in-boat, guide-assisted or non-guided. All equipment is provided including top quality life jackets paddles & boats. Transportation is provided to and from the river from Carolina Outfitters Raft Building. Total trip time is about 3 ½ to 4 hours, with 2 hours being on the river itself. Paddlers of all experience levels enjoy the Nantahala River. The Nantahala River is fun and exciting and is the most popular river in the Southeast! Reserve now for limited time special discount offer.

For a full day of adventure fun combine our 'Nantahala River Rafting' with any of the following options:

Nantahala Paddle & Paddle:
Go on a second rafting trip down the Nantahala River the same day, non-guided at ½ price! Reserve now for limited time special discount offer.

Nantahala Paddle & Pan:
Combine our whitewater rafting trip with a gemstone mining adventure at Nantahala River Gem Mine in the Nantahala River Gorge where you can search for rubies, emeralds, sapphires & other precious gems. Reserve now for limited time special discount offer.

Nantahala Paddle & Saddle:
Combine Carolina Outfitters whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River with a horseback riding into the scenic backcountry of the Nantahala Gorge. Reserve now for limited time special discount offer.

Nantahala Paddle & Peddle:
Combine Carolina Outfitters whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River with a bicycle trek on one of the many scenic area bike paths. Reserve now for limited time special discount offer.

Nantahala Rafting & Railroad:
Combine Carolina Outfitters whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River with the train tour from Bryson City, NC through the mountains, across Fontana Lake and to the scenic backcountry of the Nantahala River Gorge, or other train trips that are available on The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Reserve now, space is limited.

In addition to making your reservation for 'Nantahala River Rafting' and other vacation adventures we can make your reservations for:

Nantahala Cabins are available for vacation rental in the Nantahala River Gorge through Carolina Vacation Lodging. The cabin rentals range from the small economy Wesser Cabins to large and attractive vacation rental homes throughout the Nantahala Gorge area for families or large groups.

Take some extra time while visiting the Nantahala River Gorge and treat yourself to the Great Escape in the Great Smokies! This will be a most memorable vacation experience.