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WAHOO’S ADVENTURES is the High Country’s oldest and finest rafting, kayaking, canoeing, tubing and caving adventure company. We’ve received two Outfitter of the Year awards from the Professional Paddlesports Association and are Voted #1 on TripAdvisor. Since 1978, Wahoo’s has offered the highest quality outdoor adventure experiences available east of the Rocky Mountains. We are nationally acclaimed for safety, cuisine, and service, continually raising the bar in the southeastern paddle sports industry.

We guarantee the highest quality experiences with the most experienced guides at the LOWEST RATES in the High Country! We exclusively offer full-service riverside outposts equipped with hot shower and restroom facilities, changing rooms, campsites and so much more! All ages and experience levels are welcome and any size group can be easily accommodated. We are located in the High Country, conveniently close to Asheville, Banner Elk, and Blowing Rock, NC, and Erwin, Johnson City, and Elizabethton, TN. When visiting the Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina or Eastern Tennessee, a Wahoo’s Adventure is a MUST!

Experience a Day on the New River...


Professional Guides

On any whitewater trip, “the guide makes the ride.” Having confidence in your guide’s skills and abilities greatly enhances your outdoor experience.


Value & Quality

Our group coordinators guarantee the highest quality trip at the guaranteed lowest price in the High Country.


Industry Standard

Here at Wahoo’s Adventures, we strive to continually update our equipment to meet the current needs and challenges of the white water industry.

Pro Paddlesports Association 2-Time Outfitter of the Year
#1 on Tripadvisor

Here’s what our guests have to say about Wahoo’s.


People’s Choice Hall of Fame

Over 1400 Five-Star Reviews on Tripadvisor!

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"Guide was very knowledgeable and in control of the raft the whole time. Our family had a great time."

– Sonya C., Tripadvisor
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Great day on the River!

"We went kayaking on the New River with Wahoo Adventures and had a great time! Very nice clean facility and our children 8 and 14 both had a great day. We did the long trip and took lunch- highly recommend. Owners are new this year - would definitely use Wahoo again!"

– Paige, Tripadvisor
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Relaxing Paddle

"We did the short trip and had a great time. The new owners are very friendly and I look forward to coming back to see the improvements they are planning."

– Shanon T., Tripadvisor
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Weekend Getaway

"We went tubing down the river a family of four. Perfect weather, great service, and everyone was very friendly. I would definitely recommend and great pricing."

– Carlos V., Tripadvisor
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Great Time!

"The staff was friendly and made our time a lot of fun! Highly recommended. Will be back as soon as possible."

– David C., Tripadvisor
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