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Rolling Thunder River Company

20 Hughes St, McCaysville, GA 30555-2915
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Our first white water rafting trip

After 10 minutes or less of rafting we already decided this was our new most favorite thing to do... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jperkins0205
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Bryson City, North Carolina
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Best Experience Ever!

We were a party of 6 and this was my first time white water rafting. Our guide Stiles was very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michelle H
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Mild or Wild? Rolling Thunder River Company offers adventurous whitewater rafting trips on the legendary Ocoee River or gentle, relaxing float trips on the Toccoa River in an inner tube or a kayak- both out of their easy to get to location in McCaysville, Georgia- just 15 minutes from Blue Ridge, GA. Rolling Thunder guarantees the ultimate in Ocoee rafting trips.
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20 Hughes St, McCaysville, GA 30555-2915
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After 10 minutes or less of rafting we already decided this was our new most favorite thing to do! It was amazing and our guide Mark was super!! He was very knowledgeable about the river and the history around it. He was very good with...More

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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded today

We love knowing that we were able to make your family's first time rafting experience your new most favorite thing to do. Thanks for choosing Thunder!-Bobbye

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Reviewed yesterday

We were a party of 6 and this was my first time white water rafting. Our guide Stiles was very funny and friendly and did an exceptional job at guiding us through the rapids making it a great experience! I highly recommend this place. I...More

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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded today

Michelle, thank you for taking your time to post such a great review for us. We will look forward to having you roll with Thunder again.-Bobbye

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first time visiting the area and each day was a different adventure-this one topping it all off. Our guide, Steven Van Zant, knew the river well and provided an entertaining, wild ride. I highly recommend it! Ask for Steven!

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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded today

So glad you enjoyed your Ocoee River rafting trip with Rolling Thunder! Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review for us. We appreciate you. -Bobbye

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome trip. The nicest people work at this guide shop. Our guide Caroline took us down the river with the perfect balance of excitement and safety. She drenched the boat and we all stayed on board for the whole tour. Awesome job!

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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

ChuckyP, thank you. We like you too! We appreciate the great review. Thanks for choosing Thunder! - Bobbye

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

AWESOME as alwyas. Weve been going here for over 10 years. The staff and our guide Slim were beyond amazing!!! One of the best trips ever down the Ocoee!!! We look forward to our next adventure with yall again!!! Thank you!!! Jim and JJ Justin...More

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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Jim, we appreciate your ten years of trust and hope to see you for at least another ten. Thank you for the great review. Check us out on Facebook and stay in touch. - Bobbye

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Rolling Thunder with my family . We had a blast , the rafting was amazing. Our tour guide, Caroline was the best , very fun, knowledgeable and knew how to put our boat in the best position for the each drop . We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down one of the best white water river trips I've had to date!! Our guide was Dudley - boy did he give us a trip to remember. This is my second time here and every time the people are awesome. The Middle section is...More

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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Galeena, thank you for the awesome review and for coming back to raft with us again. We appreciate the trust you put in us when you choose to raft the Ocoee River with Rolling Thunder. Hope to see you roll with Thunder again. -Bobbye

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've always wanted to go white water rafting and my wife surprised me with this trip! Neither of us have ever been and she was scared. We teamed up with 5 other guys and our guide Steven Vanzant took us on an AMAZING ADVENTURE!!! I...More

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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Ron, thank you for the great review. We love hearing that you are already planning to come back with your kids. Thanks for choosing Thunder!-Bobbye

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible experience white water rafting today. Our guide Carolyn (The Pink Lady) was fantastic! She was knowledgeable, experienced, safe, and fun! Great company, amazing experience, would recommend to anyone!

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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jared, on behalf of the hardest working, most enthusiastic staff on any river, thank you for the great review and your recommendation to others. Thanks for choosing Thunder!-Bobbye

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very organize people, from the beginning they guide you so you feel welcome. A phone reservation would be the best to do since they need groups of peoples, also you need to left your car keys on the front desk. They take you on a...More

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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Brigitte, thank you for sharing your experience with us. Love hearing that you had a great time! Thanks for choosing Thunder. -Bobbye P.S. You don't need to make a phone reservation in order to group your people. We do it all the time with online...More

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jperkins0205
17 June 2018|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
The water is always 52 to 56 degrees. We have NEVER used them. After a few minutes of getting wet, your used to it... there are parts you can even get out of the raft and swim. Its very refreshing.
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DiGear
21 May 2017|
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Response from Jackie M | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't bring any child that wasn't a strong swimmer. There are chances of getting bumped off on the the rapids.
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MrsV1205
16 May 2017|
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Response from Bobbye M | Property representative |
There may be a weight limit. It depends upon which river you are interested in going down. We are located in two states and run three different rivers. Do you know which one you were interested in?
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