no guide in raft on Nantahal river trip

Nantahala Guide Assisted

Nantahala Guide Assisted

Almost anyone can participate in the fun of paddling and maneuvering their own raft down the Nantahala. Children are required to be at least 7 years of age or weigh at least 60 pounds in order to raft this river. The daring can also notch up the level of adventure by going down the river in a one or two person “funyak” instead of a large raft.


“Guide Assisted” (or Follow A Guide) lets you captain your own raft but enjoy the extra confidence of having one of our guides nearby in case you encounter any kind of difficulty.

At a glance

  • Either 60+ lbs OR 7+ Years Old
  • from $37
  • A certified guide will ASSIST nearby but will NOT be in your raft.
  • Approximately 3 hours
  • Your assistance guide, all equipment, and transportation to and from the river.
  • Family Friendly
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