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Outdoor Adventures to Enjoy in the Summer

Whitewater rafting is the perfect addition to your summer adventure! Join us on multiple southeastern rivers and cool off with big splashes of crisp whitewater. NOC offers guided whitewater rafting from scenic float trips for young families to action-packed rapids for the ultimate adventure. With over 40 years in the industry, and trips in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee, we’ve got an itinerary lined up from any direction.

Summer Trips

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Save 20%

Rinse & Repeat Discount

Raft more, save more! Book 2 NOC whitewater rafting trips on different rivers and save 10%, book 3 different rivers and save 15%, or book 4 different rivers and save 20% on your entire rafting reservation.
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Stay and Play Discount

Outdoor Adventure at your doorstep! Stay 2 or more nights at NOC lodging and save 10% on outdoor activities at our 500-acre Nantahala campus. Call us to book today!
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