Raft for Kids Sake 2016

Wildwater is hosting the 5th Annual event, Raft For Kids’ Sake, on Saturday, August 20th at our Nantahala Adventure Center! This event is to support the Swain County Big Brother’s Big Sisters organization which pairs up “Bigs” with “Littles” to provide encouragement and friendship for youth in Swain County.  Over […]

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Why Wildwater? Because “It’s Like Being with Family”!

We often get asked “what is the difference between Wildwater and the other companies?” A good question – we all do the same sections of the river, we all have a similar safety record and our equipment is comparable.  The difference?  We treat each of our Guests like family and […]

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Boredom Busters for Kids in the Chattooga Area!

Summer is flying by and will be over before you know it!  If you are looking for things to do with your kids while visiting Wildwater Chattooga, here is a list of some fun, cool things to explore in the area! Waterfalls and Hiking – Oconee County has over 300 waterfalls. Learn […]

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Summer Adventures for Families Ages 4 – 94!

Are you looking for something different from your typical summer vacation to the beach?  Are you are wanting something more adventurous that is suitable for the entire family?  Why not give the mountains of SC, NC & TN a try!  Wildwater has lodging and outdoor activities for families ages 4-94! […]

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Father’s Day Adventures with our Wildwater Dads!

Father - Son Kayaking

Father - Son Kayaking

What can be better than spending the day on an adventure with your kids for Father’s Day?  Our Wildwater Dads love to get outdoors and spend time with their kids.  Enjoy reading about some of their adventures! Jack Wise (Wildwater CEO) For years I took my young son kayaking and […]

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Pigeon River Area Bucket List

As we continue our Bucket List series, we want to highlight several of the Must-Dos in the Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge area.  Admittedly, many of these activities focus on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) but for good reason – this year is the 100th Anniversary of the National Park […]

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Whitewater Rafting at it’s Best!

Being soaked alone is cold, being soaked with your family is an adventure!  What a great way to spend spring break with family and friends rafting some of the best rivers in the Southeast.   The Chattooga National Wild & Scenic River, known as the “crown jewel” of southeastern whitewater, […]

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Fly High & See the World from a Different Perspective!

See the world from the top of a white oak.  Zip over rafters on the Pigeon River.  View big Frog Wilderness Area, Clingman’s Dome or the Asheville Skyline from upwards of 50 ft. up in the trees!  Wildwater built and operates the largest Canopy Tour company in the Southeast including [...]
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Why Wildwater

The Wildwater Way What truly sets Wildwater apart is something we refer to as “The Wildwater Way.”  The Wildwater Way is the set of principles that drives everything we do at Wildwater.  From the Commitment to Guest Services that you experience first with reservations, to the facilities and equipment, to […]

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Get Outdoors and Be Prepared!

You have planned your adventure with Wildwater and are everyone is excited, but having a great time in the out-of-doors can depend on being comfortable and prepared for the activity in which you are participating. RAFTING In general, what you wear when rafting (or when participating in other water activities) […]

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