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High Mountain Expeditions

3149 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7788
+1 828-898-9786
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Such a fun time!

We just got in our from WW rafting trip down the Watauga River. It was a rainy, cold day... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
cjbeach3
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Orlando, Florida
Refreshing rafting ride

Our family of 11 went on a rafting ride. The water was 47degrees. Other than the cold water it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bspeedy1975
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Savannah, Georgia
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Welcome to High Mountain Expeditions. We are located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with two locations to serve you in Boone and Banner Elk, North Carolina. High Mountain Expeditions offers outdoor activities, such as whitewater rafting, caving, and hiking for every member of your group or family.The team at High Mountain Expeditions invites you to join us in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains on one of our many outdoor adventures.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3149 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7788
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+1 828-898-9786
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We just got in our from WW rafting trip down the Watauga River. It was a rainy, cold day (especially for Floridians!) but it just added to the fun. We all had a great time. Not a thumbs down in our group, Our drivers Ethan...More

Thank cjbeach3
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family of 11 went on a rafting ride. The water was 47degrees. Other than the cold water it was a very nice relaxing ride.

Thank bspeedy1975
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went rafting w my sister and nephew who were visiting from California. The rapids were intense (class 3-4) the guide was very knowledgeable and had great stories to tell/the driver of the bus was personable and a safe driver. We want to plan the...More

Thank mel1775
Reviewed 6 days ago

Awesome trip - lacked for nothing. Spent Father's Day with my two daughters on a whitewater outing booked with High Mountain Expeditions. The water levels at the river were higher than usual which made for good rafting. Weather was great, scenery beautiful. Kurt was our...More

Thank mroshelli
Reviewed 6 days ago

Though I cannot swim, have a horrible fear of drowning and water, my family took me whitewater rafting with High Mountain Expeditions and I had a wonderful time. Our guide, Brandon, was so much fun and I would definitely recommend this company to anyone!!

Thank ivyhoneycutt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took the family tubing yesterday on the New River and had a blast. I highly suggest doing this as pretty much anyone in the family - young or old can enjoy it. Really nice views! Make sure to wear your water shoes and bring...More

Thank DDGreene87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

High Mountain Expeditions website advertises a "fast moving river", a "famous gourmet deli buffet lunch", and "enjoyment for every member of the family". However, thee river is very slow, the "rapids" are just parts of the river that move slightly faster. We didn't even have...More

Thank Firenwt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me preface this by saying I never leave reviews but felt compelled to do so this time. Our group of eight (six adults and two children, ages 10 and 6) had an amazing time. It was a relaxing ride down the Watauga River with...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The nolichucky river was great to raft down. The bus ride was not so great but they give you instructions while traveling to the destination. Once there we were outfitted with helmets, pfd and paddles. Our guide was shaggy and he was the coolest guy...More

Thank firedancer543
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this rafting company. Took our kids and granddaughter and had a blast. Rafting was a great time for all. Fabulous views on the river and our guide Shaggy was the best. All the guides were really great. Go and enjoy, knowing your in...More

Thank Stacy S
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pixiestix0115
Are the hikes available here?
30 November 2016|
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Response from cartercreek4 | Reviewed this property |
According to their website they do offer hiking expeditions. We went rafting with them and had a wonderful time. If we were to do any other type of expedition I would try them out again. If you go to their website it will... More
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Taylor P
How much does it cost?
20 August 2016|
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Response from Benjy W | Reviewed this property |
$85 plus $2 tax per person. Then tip the guide $15.
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