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Springtime Thrills: White Water Rafting on the Nolichucky River


Spring is here and what better way to enjoy the beautiful weather than whitewater rafting on the Nolichucky River! Located in the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee 30 minutes from Johnson City TN, 2 hours from Knoxville TN, 45 minutes form Asheville NC, under an hour from Banner Elk NC, under 90 minutes from Boone NC and 2 hours from Greenville SC. Wahoos Adventures offers the best experiences on the Nolichucky River for people of all skill levels.

The Nolichucky is one of the most technical big water runs in the south and rated on of the 10 best whitewater experiences in the world!  The trip demands the coordinated efforts of the rafters with an experienced guide to navigate the twists, turns, drops and falls of the river.  With class II, III and IV rapids, the Nolichucky promises an exciting and adrenaline-fueled adventure.

Why choose spring for your Nolichucky trip? April showers don’t only bring May flowers, but also great rafting with higher water levels and faster rapids meaning more excitement and thrills as you plunge through the rushing waters!  All this while enjoying the bountiful springtime scenery as the trees and flowers begin to bloom.

While rafting is an exhilarating experience, safety remains a top priority. Wahoo’s Adventures has the most experienced and knowledgable guides running the Nolichucky gorge to ensure your safety.  The Nolichucky is known for its challenging rapids, therefore it’s important to choose an outfitter with guides that  know the river like the back of their hands and safely orchestrate the boat through each rapid.

A group of people white water rafting Thrill Seekers on The Nolichucky!

What can you expect on your Nolichucky rafting trip with Wahoos Adventures?  The adventure begins as you put on your life jacket, helmet and hop in the raft and start with some warm-up strokes to get you used to the feel of the water and the commands of your guide. Then, as you make your way down the river, you’ll encounter thrilling class III and IV rapids like “Quarter Mile,” “Surprise,” and “Jaws.”  Rapids that will test your skills and get your adrenaline pumping as you paddle through the rushing water led by your guide.

In addition to the challenging rapids,  the Nolichucky River offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and wilderness.  Keep your eyes peeled for bald eagles, otters, and other wildlife that call the river home.

What are you waiting for?  Book your springtime whitewater rafting trip on the Nolichucky River with Wahoos Adventures today and experience the thrill and beauty of this incredible river.  Don’t forget to bring your sense of adventure!