Plan your next adventure with Nantahala Outdoor Center! NOC offers more than 100 itineraries that you can sort by Whitewater Rafting, Zip Lining, Mountain Biking, and more! Filter by location, experience level, or activity type. Mix and match your favorites or book one of our packages for a full-day of fun! Planning your next adventure has never been easier.
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This popular 14-day classic adventure takes paddlers through the Grand Canyon by oar, hard sided dory boats, or via kayak for an unforgettable bucket list trip!
Combine two of our most popular adventures and save with our River to Ridge package! Fly on over two miles of zip lines through the Smoky Mountain skies on NOC’s Mountaintop Zip Line Tour! Combine with a guided whitewater rafting trip for a day of adventure you’ll never forget!
Combine two of our most popular guided adventures rafting the Nantahala River and mountain biking on local Tsali Trails in this full day of fun!
White water rafting in North Carolina is a classic family friendly trip down the iconic mountain river: The Nantahala River. This popular rafting trip is perfect for families and paddlers of any skill level.
Experience one of the most iconic whitewater rafting trips in the Southeast on the Wild and Scenic Chattooga River. Natural beauty and thrilling rapids make this the “#1 Thing Every Southerner Ought to Do”.
The Nantahala Adventure pass is hands-down the best value for a multi-adventure day filled with fun. Combine fully guided rafting or rentals with three other activities for a savings of over $60 per person!
Experience thrilling rapids at our NOC Ocoee Outpost with our new Middle Ocoee High Adventure trip. This is a new and exciting way to experience “America’s most popular river trip.” with five miles of exciting rapids and whitewater action. This half-day guided trip is perfect for anyone looking for high adventure in Tennessee.
The Middle Ocoee is “America’s most popular river trip” with five miles of exciting rapids and whitewater action. This half day guided trip is perfect for anyone looking for adventure in Tennessee.
Experience fun trails and scenic overlooks with a guided mountain biking tour on Flint Ridge located right on our main campus!
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!
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.
Pigeon River rafting is the highlight for family vacations in the Smokies. Bouncy waves and gentle rapids make this trip perfect for families with young children 3 and up or those looking for a relaxing scenic experience.
This half-day trip offers family-friendly whitewater rafting on the French Broad with fun rapids, scenic mountain views of Pisgah Forest and a riverside lunch. One of the best things to do in Asheville, NC.
Experience thrilling whitewater rafting with stunning scenery of the Smoky Mountains ideal for families and visitors looking to unplug in the outdoors. This adventure delivers nonstop action in a few short hours making it convenient and unforgettable.
Combine multiple activities for the ultimate day of adventure! Guide your own raft or inflatable kayak on the Nantahala River, zip, climb, and balance through the Zip Line Adventure Park and Tree Top Adventure Nets, and mountain bike on local trails all for one great price!
Shoot the ‘Hooch with a tubing trip just outside of Atlanta in Roswell. Float the Chattahoochee River with family and friends as you enjoy its stunning scenery and cool, gentle currents.
Surf the ‘Hooch with a stand-up-paddleboard (SUP) rental from NOC. Great for experienced paddlers or for beginners looking for an added challenge, the paddleboard provides a unique take on a classic Atlanta river trip.
Explore the beauty and serenity of the Chattahoochee River with a kayak rental. NOC offers sit on top kayaks in single or tandem so you can enjoy with a friend.
Youth, ages 10-12, of all skill levels have the opportunity to try out different paddlesports on the Chattahoochee River! Campers will have fun and make new friends while learning new skills.
Choose a sit-on-top kayak or stand-up paddleboard and enjoy a group, guided paddle as the sun rises or sets over the river landscape.
Biking along the Chattahoochee is a great way to enjoy the beautiful river corridor through Don White and Azalea Parks. NOC offers state-of-the-art bike and e-bike rentals perfect for families, young children, and seniors through all seasons.
Paddle the Chattahoochee River by kayak. NOC’s sit-on-top kayak rentals enable paddlers to create their own river experience with a workout or a relaxing float.
This full-day, guided trip combines the action-packed Upper and Lower Ocoee and a riverside lunch. Experience exciting Olympic caliber rapids through the mountains in Tennessee.
Race your friends on 550-foot-long dual zip lines as you enter this aerial challenge park with over 16 exciting obstacles. NOC’s expert aerial guides offer advice as you explore two levels of the park at up to 40-feet above ground level!
Paddle the ‘Hooch with family and friends with raft rentals from NOC. Great for groups and children 5 and up to float or paddle while enjoying scenic views of the Chattahoochee River.
Campers will spend each day exploring different nearby southeastern rivers outside of Atlanta, learning techniques, and making new friends along the way!
Teens of all skill levels have the opportunity to try out different paddlesports on the Chattahoochee River! Campers will have fun and make new friends while learning new skills.
A great, five-day introduction to paddling and mountain biking that is ideal for kids and teens of beginner skill levels and young adventure enthusiasts that want to try out different boats, hit the trails, make new friends, and get outside in nature.
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.
Children as young as three can now explore the skies at NOC! In this fully-netted aerial playground, participants navigate tunnels, slides, and even take control of this ship-themed playground at the helm of the massive ship’s wheel. It’s the perfect place for playtime while the adults enjoy riverside relaxation with food and drinks from Big Wesser.
This on-the-ground challenge course is great for promoting teamwork, communication, and unity among your group! Teams will navigate a massive “spider’s web”, swinging logs, balance elements, and more as they rely on teammates to assist with communicating strategy.
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.
Paddle the scenic Nantahala River at your own pace with a raft or ducky rental. Perfect for experienced paddlers and groups of any size.
Rent an industry-leading Specialized Bike from Nantahala Outdoor Center and hit the trails of the Nantahala Gorge! From to onsite Flint Ridge Trail to the well-known Tsali trail just down the road, NOC guides are onsite to help you plan an outing.
Nantahala Outdoor Center’s Moonlight Mountaintop Zip Line Tour is a thrilling rush for those seeking adrenaline-pumping adventure. Soar under the night sky with the guidance of the full moon to guide you, taking in the sights and sounds of nightlife in the hushed Blue Ridge Mountains.
Paddle the scenic Chattahoochee River with an inflatable kayak rental. Duckies are perfect for any skill level to explore with family and friends.
Surf the ‘Hooch with a stand-up-paddleboard rental from NOC. This downriver SUP trip is best for more experienced paddlers as it requires balance and precision paddling.
This full-day trip offers family-friendly French Broad river rafting with fun rapids, scenic mountain views of Pisgah Forest, and a riverside lunch. One of the best things to do in Asheville, NC!
Family-friendly whitewater rafting on the French Broad offers fun, splashy rapids and scenic mountain views of Pisgah National Forest. One of the best things to do in Asheville, NC.
Explore hidden nature on Fontana Lake with one of NOC’s guides showing you the way! Paddle your own boat with instructional assistance from an NOC expert guide so you feel comfortable during your entire trip.
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.