White Water Rafting in Western North Carolina
The Nantahala River is a great day trip for people wanting to go white water rafting near Murphy, NC. The Nantahala River is located about 30 minutes east of Murphy in the Nantahala River Gorge. Carolina Outfitters is the first white water rafting company coming from Murphy, NC on Hwy 19/74. We are conveniently located on the right up on the hill. Look for the big red roof on a barn-like structure.
The Nantahala River is best known for hosting the 2013 ICF Canoe Freestyle Kayaking World Championships. It’s a boundless source of white water paddling where Olympic hopefuls train in kayaking and canoeing. The Nantahala River also has great white water rafting for beginners. Class II & III rapids give you a rush as you learn the art of rafting on white water. You can take non-guided trips on the Nantahala, but we recommend a guide for your first time out.
Carolina Outfitters offers the best river rafting trips for families and people of all ages, from kids to senior citizens. All equipment and transportation are provided for rafting trips. The minimum age for Nantahala River rafting is 7 years old, or your child must weigh 60 lbs. or more.
If you are looking for great whitewater rafting near Murphy, NC, then adventure awaits you on the Nantahala River. Come join us on a fun filled day doing some Nantahala River rafting in the scenic and beautiful Nantahala Gorge of Western North Carolina.