Surrounded by the majestic southern Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee are the four rivers of Wildwater. We have been leading outdoor adventures since 1971 and have established the benchmark for quality and service in the region.
Our Adventure Centers are located on:
The Chattooga River, designated a National Wild & Scenic River, is where the movie Deliverance was filmed. Breathtaking landscapes, wilderness paddling, half-day to full-day and overnight trips allow anyone the chance to experience this beautiful river. You’ll find it in South Carolina not far from the Georgia border. Adventures include rafting, canopy tours, overnighters, lake kayak touring, high & low ropes courses, and lodging.
The Ocoee River, the site of the 1996 Olympic whitewater events, is located in southeastern Tennessee only a few miles from the Georgia and North Carolina borders. A favorite for the region's adventure seekers. Adventures include rafting & canopy tours.
The Nantahala River, one of America’s favorite whitewater playgrounds, is in the Nantahala National Forest in western North Carolina. Adventures include rafting, canopy tours, jeep tours, and lodging.
The exciting Pigeon River, adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in eastern Tennessee near North Carolina. Adventures include rafting, canopy tours, jeep tours and a climbing wall.
Our newest adventure, Adventure America Zipline Canopy Tours, is the largest Canopy Tour company in the Southeast with canopy tours at each of our four Adventure Centers and in downtown Asheville. Whichever course you choose, you are sure to enjoy the newest outdoor adventure to hit the US. All of our courses offer a soaring and gliding experience naturally fueled by a gradual drop in elevation. All trips offer fully guided tours with 2 or more Rangers on 9-11 zips and across multiple bridges. Each trip begins with a training and practice course. All Canopy Tour Rangers are trained by an accredited ACCT Vendor and all courses are built and inspected to ACCT standards to provide the utmost in safety and fun!
Wildwater offers half-day, full-day and multi-day river trips, zipline canopy tours, instructional clinics, equipment rentals, high and low ropes courses, climbing walls, mountain cottages, restaurants, photography, river stores, a Group Lodge and our unique Yurt Village both located at our Falling Waters Adventure Resort. Special packages include our Raft & Rail© Adventures, Jeep® Tours, Raft & Lodging Combos, Overnight Camping and Rafting Combo.
Wildwater's commitment to quality service over the years has resulted in numerous awards and commendations from professional, business, federal, state, and tourism organizations across the country. Our management team has more than 200 years of experience in the outfitting business, and is an active leader in the rafting profession. Our guide and reservation teams are graduates of an extensive, continuous training program, and are among the friendliest and most professional in the industry.
Wildwater is especially proud of our exclusive "Quality Service Guarantee," which promises each Guest a quality experience with Wildwater. In 2005, Wildwater carried our one-millionth Guest on their river adventure.