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Best White Water Rafting Company in the High Country

Just got off the river with Jesse our personal guide and the other guides Ethan, Katie and Jordon... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dave A
Great Tubing experience

I made reservations for 11 people for tubing down the New River. Unfortunately, I made it for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Durham, North Carolina
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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...more
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3149 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7788
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just got off the river with Jesse our personal guide and the other guides Ethan, Katie and Jordon. We had an awesome experience, these guys made sure we had an amazing time and were well taken care of. VERY impressive staff and well experienced. The...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I made reservations for 11 people for tubing down the New River. Unfortunately, I made it for the day before I wanted and showed up on the day I wanted. They were very accommodating after finding out the error I made. I know that taking...More

Thank HJC5625
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our white water rafting experience with High Mountains Adventures! If you are looking for an authentic rafting experience with quality guides then High Mountain is for you! Kudos to Evan for keeping us all in the boat! We can’t wait to come...More

Thank skeealoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The family and I headed up to Banner Elk NC, for some outdoor adventure. We met up with High Mountain Expeditions for an unforgettable stomach turning class 5 bus ride that was as exciting as the rapids! When we reached our drop location we were...More

1  Thank claudiobovell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time on our adventure. There was 8 of us. This was our first experience at rafting & it was great!

Thank Angi C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great trip to expose one to the white water experience. It is very easy and flat so they entertain you with water guns and can even do all of the paddling. It's still beautiful scenery and the instructors are highly entertaining. Must...More

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all had a wonderful time rafting the Nolichucky with Evan and Trey. Evan guided our raft down the river. He kept us all amused with his wonderful sense of humor. He knew the river like the back of his hand. Trey handled the driving...More

Thank Sherm E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ten friends, in our 50s and 60s rafted the Nolichucky River with our guides Evan and Trey. The trip was the perfect mix of fun and adventure. Both Trey and Evan were very professional but had great senses of humor which made our trip extra...More

Thank lauriefay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did two different trips within a week with High Mountain Expeditions. Both were awesome! The first, was tubing down the New River - nature's own lazy river. It was peaceful and so nice. It took about 3 hours to get down the river, but...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made the reservations online. Process was simple and able to sign waivers electronically. I was not feeling well from the winding road to the meeting location. I was concerned after reading some reviews about bus rides. Our bus was air conditioned and I was...More

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30 November 2016|
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
Taylor P
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.