Trip Details

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.