WHITE WATER RAFTING ON WATAUGA RIVER

White Water Rafting Boone, Banner Elk, North Carolina

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White Water Rafting | Kayaking | Caving | Boone & Banner Elk NC
White Water Rafting | Kayaking | Banner Elk NC
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Adventure Whitewater | Watauga Kayak | Banner Elk & Boone NC

Rafting in Boone, Banner Elk, Elizabethton

We have a white water adventure for you, come play on the water with us

1998-Present

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SPECIAL 

ON THE CLASSIC UPPER RAFTING TRIP

$10.00 OFF/PERSON

 

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BEST WHITE WATER RAFTING NEAR BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA & ELIZABETHTON, TENNESSEE

WATAUGA RIVER RAFTING - TENNESSEE

Providing guided white water rafting, kayaking, and extreme river tubing on Watauga River for over 25 years Watauga Kayak is the hometown Outfitter to use.   If you are going on a Watauga River rafting adventure, you will be coming to Elizabethton, TN.  All Boone and Banner Elk North Carolina Outfitters raft here in Carter County TN.  All the outfitters start at the same location (Wilbur Dam) but the take-out location is different for each one. 

Customers meet at our shop 1409 Broad Street, 37643 where you can purchase tee shirts, water shoes, sunglasses, etc., also you will sign a liability waiver, get fitted for a PFD (life jacket), and receive a safety talk at our deck. After you have all your gear you will load up in our vehicle and be driven to the put In which is approximately 10 minutes away.  We will unload the rafts and start down Watauga River Rafting at Wilbur Dam, we will paddle class I & II whitewater along the way and make a short stop at our other river property where you can tree swing or slide in the water, or sit and stretch your legs while enjoying a snack and water for a few minutes.  Then we paddle the final 1.5 miles back to our shop where you parked your car where we finish the Classic Rafting Trip.

Watauga Kayak takes out at our shop which is 6 miles below Wilbur Dam, others will take out earlier.

All rafting trips from the Dam to our Shop are approximately 2.0 -2.5 hours no matter who you raft with. 

If you book 1/2 day adventures from other outfitters, the extra time is lunch and travel time from North Carolina.  

Watauga River is a class I & II whitewater river great for families and first-timers, even the youngest can raft on Watauga River.

Watauga Kayak is the hometown outfitter, locally owned and operated since 1998 where the owner is always on-site. 

 Watauga Kayak offers several Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Funyaking, and Tubing Trips, all GUIDED by a professionally trained guide.

All our guides are certified in CPR/First Aid and train longer than any outfitter on Watauga River.  Come and play on the water with us!

We offer trips starting at $49.00 for a guided EXTREME River Tubing, $59 for an Adult, and $49 Child for the Guided Classic Rafting Trip.

Watauga River Rafting is in Elizabethton, TN 37643, and the closest rafting to Boone NC.

Don't forget our price includes everything that you see is what you pay.

Drive to us and save money and time we are just 6 miles, and less than 10 minutes driving to the put-in at Wilbur Dam.

 Currently, we are offering a SPECIAL  $10/0ff per person on the Classic Upper Rafting Trip - our most popular.

We also give you free pictures, a snack, water, and the use of a great tree swing and slide for you to have fun in our break area.

 

DON'T LET OUR LOW PRICES FOOL YOU, AT WATAUGA KAYAK YOU WILL ALWAYS GET MORE THAN YOU PAY FOR!

Watauga Kayak is located 6 miles below Wilbur Dam,

Our shop is also on the river at 1409 Broad St. where we take out is where you park.

I like to say if my family can do it, I bet your family can too. 

We would love for you to visit and see for yourself the Watauga Kayak difference,

Watauga River Rafting is a great family activity.

 

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS IN 2022

Family Whitewater RAFTING WITH SMALL KIDS

LOCAL OUTFITTER WATAUGA KAYAK ON WATAUGA RIVER

WHITE WATER RAFTING BOONE NC WITH WATAUGA KAYAK

 

White Water Rafting | Kayaking | Caving | Boone & Banner Elk NC
White Water Rafting | Kayaking | Caving | Boone & Banner Elk NC
Guided Extreme Tubing
guided river tubing
guided funyak trip
RIver Kayaking | River Rafting Challenge | Rafting in Bristol TN
Rafting Outfitter | White Water Rafting Gear | Watauga Kayak

Only locally owned and operated white water rafting outfitter on Watauga River.

 

The first Outfitter on The banks of Watauga River to have a full-service facility.
Best rafting prices on Watauga River don't be fooled by specials from other outfitters...
We have the best prices and the longest rides year-round without gimmicks.

One of the Best Rafting Trips in Boone, NC & East Tennessee is Watauga Kayak your Hometown Outfitter

FREE EMAIL PICTURES OF YOUR TRIP, AND NO LONG BUS RIDE

 

 

ADVENTURES WE OFFER - RATES

WHITEWATER RAFTING - Rates

RAFTING WITH SMALL CHILDREN - Rates

RIVER KAYAKING - Rates

LAKE KAYAKING - Rates

RIVER TUBING

Guided white water Rafting, and Kayaking 
Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, NC  

TN WHITEWATER RAFTING

Families, Kids, Young at Heart, and Groups

Guided Whitewater Rafting

We offer several White water rafting trips that are designed for all ages.  Watauga River rafting trips are available year-round depending on the TVA generation schedule.  Watauga River a class I & II+ whitewater river is the closest rafting to Boone, Banner Elk, Blowing Rock NC,  Johnson City, Bristol, and Kingsport TN.  This is a great family rafting expedition river rafting is fun for all especially children We are minutes from Banner Elk NC, Watauga River Rafting is a great way to beat the summer heat.  North Carolina Rafting at its best just minutes from Bristol Raceway.

Closest whitewater rafting to Boone/Banner Elk NC why ride a bus from Banner Elk, Boone, Blowing Rock, North Carolina for an hour since you are coming to Raft in Elizabethton, TN drive and save money and time you will not-regret-it. 

Guided Rafting with Kids

Let us take care of you and your small children, we will give your kids a Fun Rafting Adventure to remember.  We can customize all of our rafting trips to meet a worried mother's approval.  We can avoid the larger river rapids or hit them for a bigger splash.  If your child is a little apprehensive we can take our time to make their raft trip fun and free from fear.   Tennessee White Water Rafting with trained guides certified in CPR/First Aid is in each raft. Watauga  River rafting in Tennessee and rafting in North Carolina are fun for the entire family.  Kids love the high country & low country rafting with no long bus rides. Looking for Blowing Rock NC things to do, Boone things to do we are close to your location. The  Tri-City's closest rafting company on Watauga River. Come and play on the water with us. We have a private tree swing and slide so the kids and young at heart can swim and play during our snack time.  A waterproof camera is also provided to one family member in each raft so you can take pictures and your guide can also take pictures of you. This is the safest rafting for your group.   This is a great way to introduce your children to whitewater rafting, and If you like a little less risky Watauga River Rafting with Watauga Kayak is the trip for you.

GUIDED EXTREME RIVER TUBING

High water or low water this is a great trip for adults and children wanting a little more excitement tubing down a river.  Slow in some spots and exciting rapids to get wet in others this is for more active water lovers and thrill seekers.  You will view the beautiful mountain scenery,  wildlife, and flowers along the river.   We Float in a large tube with little fear of falling in this is a fun and exciting experience to enjoy the beauty of Watauga River. We have a great river sightseeing trip for you with a trained guide on every trip. Plan an adventure you will be talking about for months.  Things to do around Boone are nothing like a fun guided extreme river tube trip.  This Mountain and river adventure is waiting for you - you're never too old to experience the outdoors.  High Country rafting and tubing adventures are exciting and not for the faint-hearted this is a wild river that increases in volume and flow by the TVA water release schedule.  A wonderful outdoor adventure designed to meet your needs.    The EXTREME river tubing trip may be high or low water with more intense class I & II rapids.   The small waves may look like giant waves in a tube LOL.  This trip starts at Wilbur Dam and ends about 4 miles below Wilbur Dam, on Saturdays groups can go all the way to our shop since the water is higher and faster.  A great time of fun and fellowship. Children must be 7 years old or older to participate in the extreme tubing.   

Lake Kayaking

Two beautiful lakes Watauga and Wilbur to paddle depending upon your paddling needs and desires.  Let Watauga Kayak guide you around every corner to see the beautiful scenery, wildlife, wildflowers, hidden waterfall, beaver lodge, and many unexpected treats.  A wonderful kayaking experience Watauga Lake TN is in the top ten cleanest lakes in the country. 

These trips are limited during early spring and late fall. Advance reservations are required.

River Kayaking

White Water Kayaking or River kayaking we have several guided river kayak trips on Watauga River for your kayaking needs. Whitewater Kayaking In North Carolina  Experience river kayaking introduction to paddling no experience necessary we paddle in Tennessee, NC, and VA.  We have trips for people with no experience, and other trips that will be great for the thrill seeker. We have the best Whitewater Kayaking In Tennessee and North Carolina. The river may be Low water or high water we have a kayak adventure for you. These trips are limited in number and times, and advance reservations are required.

River Funyaking

(Inflatable Kayak Trips)

This is for more active people that want to get wet and play in the river. Paddling experience is recommended but not required first-timers can learn how to paddle on the River Challenge trip with a guide next to them.  These inflatable kayaks are very stable and easy to paddle lots of fun for any age.  Advance reservations are required on all kayaking and funyaking trips.  Come play on the water with Watauga Kayak providing a trained river guide using top-of-the-line equipment for your whitewater experience.   Kayaking and funyaking at its best these trips are guided and will start at Wilbur Dam.

BOYS HAVING FUN RAFTING
tree swing
guided inflatable kayaks
bee cliff rapid aka anaconda

WATAUGA KAYAK HAS MANY GUIDED TOURS

DESIGNED AROUND YOUR NEEDS AND DESIRES!

 

WATAUGA KAYAK NO LONGER RENT KAYAKS, OR FUNYAKS

We offer GUIDED Kayak and Funyak Trips.

 

 

White Water Rafting NC & White Water Rafting TN

Safety is our Number one priority having fun is our next.
River rafting aka Whitewater rafting is a fun and exciting way to spend the day with friends and family.  We are all about  rafting trying to make your experience a day to remember.  Our white water adventures, river rafting, and river float trip give you the best of what Watauga River offers.  Whitewater rafting in NC, Whitewater Rafting In TN we are located near you.  Many trips are available for your interest and ability.  Lake kayaking River Kayaking, River Tubing, and White Water River Rafting is our business and we want you to have the best time on Watauga River so you will come back year after year.  A great outdoor adventure is Whitewater Rafting In Tennessee for all family members with Watauga Kayak.  Rafting the anaconda on the beautiful River Watauga is a summertime must.   You will hear customers laughing and yelling Wahoos coming down the Watauga River.  If you are camping near Boone NC, Blowing Rock NC, or Bristol Virginia rafting. kayaking and tubing are close by.  Whitewater rafting  Bristol, Southwest Virginia, Southwest Kentucky,  Western North Carolina, and Northeast Tennessee where we have many race fans to visit us each year for a fun outdoor rafting adventure.  NC white water rafting is on Watauga River a class I & II+ white water river in Tennessee that is very close to the Bristol Raceway.