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Cherokee Rafting

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“big john”(35 reviews)
“the river”(333 reviews)
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Cherokee Rafting was one of the first companies to begin rafting the Ocoee River. Our company started in 1978 as a family-run operation, and still running strong today. Guests love our rough cut, hand-constructed outpost/store located along Hwy 64...more
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869 Highway 64, Ocoee, TN 37361-3458
+1 800-451-7238
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 May 2018

If you are looking for a superb white water rafting experience, book a reservation with Cherokee Rafting in Ocoee, TN! Just got home but looking forward to a return trip. Our river guide, Kyle, was awesome! The company is family owned with 40 years experience...More

4  Thank sjpellegrino
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Do NOT get in a boat with Austin assigned as the guide. Several of us are lucky to have escaped serious injury. Of course, everyone takes this trip at their own risk but... a good Guide makes all the difference in helping to ensure your...More

9  Thank S M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jordan was our guide back in July and he was awesome! What a great experience on the class IV river. He told personal rafting stories and his recent adventures out west. I was living vicariously through him. We were prepared for every turn and waterfall....More

Thank 255kelleyb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been down the Ocoee river about 10 times already, but this was the first time with Cherokee Rafting. Being October, it was a pretty chilly day to be on the river, but they had splash jackets free for us to use - which we...More

Thank chorwedel
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Was not my my first time on this river! Was my best so far! I’d highly recommend Kyle! I would recommend this place for anyone wanting a fun experience!

Thank Stephen Caleb L
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time with Cherokee Rafting on a last minute family trip. Our guides were Josh and Marcus. They were wonderful and made it a trip to remember. Especially for us first timers. My family left saying “ when can we come again?”...More

Thank Christie C
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We have used Cherokee Rafting for several years. They always provide an excellent experience. All the guides we have ridden with have been fun and well skilled. Cherokee also offers great prices.

Thank Outdoor1107
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The Ocoee River is beautiful and I look forward to another visit. Next time I will do the whole day float.

Thank Ward M
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We had a blast with our guide Dominic. This is a great family team building activity. The scenery was beautiful and the rapids were exhilarating!

Thank Mohrhorses
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Cherokee Rafting is an awesome outfit. Our guide (Cade?) was very nice and an excellent guide, their facilities were nice, had hot showers, and for the full river trip they provided a nice lunch of various sandwiches, water, tea, cookies, chips. Will definitely use them...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We have a very large group of family members who love to take an end of the summer white water rafting trip (28-30 people), ages ranging from 13-68. The past 2 years we have taken this trip with Cherokee Rafting and they have been the...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Loved everything. Wendy was an awesome guide. Will be back again. Relaxing and exciting all in one. Couldn't ask for more. Highly recommend Cherokee Rafting.

Thank Jonathan D
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