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“rafting trip”(58 reviews)
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River Rat Whitewater thrills your family or group by making life-long memories and building camaraderie on scenic, guided whitewater rafting trips between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cherokee National Forest. At River Rat Whitewater...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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3630 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2105
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+1 423-487-4303
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

River Rat White Water Rafting provided the exhilarating experience of whitewater adventures. This was an amazing trip through the Great Smoky Mountains with a young child, too. They can accommodate a fun family vacation for your perfect adventure . Packages can range from 3 years...More

1  Thank Denise G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will not be disappointed when you choose River Rat. We have experienced whitewater rafting several times in Colorado and we always walk away disappointed. That was NOT the case this time! From the time we arrived to minute we drove away, the staff was...More

1  Thank Belinda F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We can on this trip with a group from school and had a blast. Our guide Larry was very knowledgable and made us feel comfortable on the trip.i would recommend this company to any beginner rafters looking for an advemture!

1  Thank jake g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to upgrade to smaller boats so we could experience the river in a different way and we were so pleased we did. Larry was fantastic, made the journey even better with his banter and was so funny. We are so happy to have...More

Thank Redpage7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time rafting with Larry sure got a lot of character and charisma. We were recommended here by some locals so glad we came. Unlike other big companies here who just want you on and off. At river rat they actually get to...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing time today we had with Larry in the extreme boat! Not only did he make the trip exciting, he was extremely knowledgeable as well. We loved learning facts and the history of the river in between rocking the rapids! Highly recommended! And...More

Thank amylynne854
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing whitewater rafting . We had a blast great guide and we got to swim a little. Beautiful scenery and clear water. The rapids aren’t to rough.

1  Thank Redpiranha
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

First time rafting...Zac was amazing (as well as all the guides at River Rat). We got hung up on a rock, as we called it "taco'd". Guides jumped into action and we were all able to continue. Zac was funny and knowledgeable. Will definitely be...More

1  Thank Trisha P
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing time. Highly recommend this company for the next time we do this. Zac was an awesome guide.

1  Thank jackson w
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

My trip with Larry and Zach (Z2) was absolutely amazing! It was just my friend and I and they were super accommodating of our last minute reservation. They got some awesome pictures. Also we learned a lot about the river, currents and maneuvers. Not only...More

2  Thank Nomad799708
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Michelle U
15 July 2017|
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Response from Robin L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we took my nephew that is 9 and he had a blast. He got to sit in the raft, and did not paddle. He did wear all the safty gear. If you have any questions just call and talk to them. They will be able to address any... More
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nobie
17 June 2015|
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Response from Wayne D | Property representative |
Hi nobie. I am unaware of Jeep tours in the area. We do offer a rafting and ziplining combo and I know some jeep rentals that we could likely roll into that as well if that is something you are interested in. We love to... More
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