Bryson Village &
Nantahala Outdoor Center
The Best in Adventure
Rafting in the mountains is something everyone should experience! NOC offers guided whitewater rafting trips on six rivers in the Southeast! NOC’s main campus in Bryson City, NC is nestled in the Nantahala Gorge and offers river, land, and aerial adventures on 500-acres. Book your adventure with NOC today! Book any Nantahala adventure and save 10% with code at checkout! Offer includes Nantahala river rafting and duckies, aerial adventures, mountain biking, and lake paddling.
SAVE 10% on Select Adventures
Use Code: BRYSON10
Enjoy whitewater rafting on the nation’s best whitewater rafting river with one of NOC’s fully-trained professional guides. You and your group will enjoy beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain scenery and mild rapids while your guide tailors your experience to ensure the perfect adventure for your group.
Guided Duck Trip
Paddle your own adventure in an inflatable kayak alongside an NOC professionally trained guide. Great for learning new whitewater techniques and exploring the Nantahala River.
Mountaintop Zipline Tour
Fly through the Smoky Mountain skies on NOC’s Mountaintop Zip Line Tour! With almost two miles of zip lines from treetop to treetop, this trip is considered a premier zip line experience in the mountains of North Carolina.
Guided Lake Tour
Explore beautiful Fontana Lake at your own pace by way of Kayak or Stand Up Paddleboard. NOC offers both tandem and single kayak rentals so you can enjoy a peaceful trip on the lake alone or with a friend! Keep your ears open for the sound of waterfalls and your eyes peeled for signs of wildlife.
Tsali Guided Mountain Biking
Experience fun trails and scenic overlooks with a guided mountain biking tour on Tsali! Just a short drive from our main campus, guests will receive top of the line equipment, instruction and guidance along with a trailside snack!
Intro to Whitewater Kayaking
This full-day course focuses on whitewater essentials for new and aspiring paddlers. Family-friendly and appropriate for kids as young as 8, this course includes the latest gear, the highest quality instruction, transportation, and lunch.
Bryson City - 500 Acres of Adventure
NOC’s 500-acre campus in Bryson City offers water and aerial adventures perfect for families, with onsite restaurants, lodging and shopping.
Adventures include Nantahala River whitewater rafting, ducky and raft rentals as well as aerial adventures like Mountain Top Zip Lining with 360° of the Smokies or our Zip Line Adventure Park with ropes course. Hit the local trails with our mountain bike rentals!