Minimum Age: The U.S. Forest Service requires that children be at least 7 years of age OR weigh at least 60 pounds in order to raft the Nantahala River.
Guided/Non-Guided: Guide in the raft; guide asissted; or non-guided.
Trip Length: 8 miles – Total trip time about three and a half hours with about 2 hours on the river.
Adventure Level: Mild to moderate – ideal for the first timer and fun for the more experienced as well.
Included in Price: All necessary equipment, transportation to and from the river, and rain suits if needed.
Nantahala River Rafting Center: Bryson City, NC (western North Carolina)-about an hour and a half west of Asheville, NC
Nantahala Rafting Prices
Note: On Major Holidays we charge Saturday prices regardless of which day of the week the holiday may occur. Prices are per person and include and any applicable taxes, river use fees and all necessary equipment for your trip. A 6% river usage fee is added to all trips on the Nantahala River.
Fully Guided Trips: $46.99-$49.99/person
Assisted Trips: $35.99-$37.99/person
Raft or Mini Raft Rental: $26.99-$29.99/person
Double Funyak Rental: $30.99-$32.99/person
Single Funyak Rental: $31.99-$32.99/peson
Plus 6% River Usage Fee
Camping & Hot Showers: $11/person Per Night
Hostel Bunks Available for groups of 15+ (Call for Details)
Boot Rental: $6 each
Wetsuit Rental: $9.50 each
Wetsuit-Boot Combo Rental: $13 each
Groups of 10-24 get 10% Off!
Use Code 10PLUS at Checkout
Groups of 25+ Get 15% Off!
Use Code 25PLUS at Checkout
Prices are per person
On major holidays, we charge Saturday prices regardless of the day it may fall on.
Please read Reservation Terms & Conditions prior to finalizing your reservation with a link to the terms.