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Endless River Adventures

Endless River Adventures has been shaking up the industry with our vision, innovation, commitment to community involvement and focus on family fun since 1993. We offer quality white water adventure vacations in western North Carolina, Ecuador and Costa Rica. .

Our North Carolina headquarters is strategically based alongside the Nantahala River, outside Bryson City, NC – the epicenter for multi-sport outdoor vacations near the Smoky Mountain National Park. We are your complete outdoor destination for whitewater rafting, white water kayak instruction, guided fly fishing, and an Outfitters Store specializing in whitewater kayaking and fly fishing equipment.

Internationally, we offer adventure vacations in Costa Rica and Ecuador that include white water kayaking trips, whitewater rafting, bird watching and amazonia fly fishing.

No matter how you choose to enjoy the outdoors, we want to share our passion with you. Join us today for your best adventure yet.

The generating plant for the Nantahala is off until March 06th. But with the gift of rain, there has been plenty of water in the river!! #whitewater #nantahalacascades #bigkahuna #letitrain #creekboating @hannahgroves_mediahouse ...

Spring fly fishing. Time to reserve your day with one of our fly fishing guides. #delayedharvest #nantahalaflyfishing #troutfishing #wncflyfishing #catchandrelease ...

It’s the special time of year for Class IV+ whitewater on the Cheoah River. #gorafting #whitewater #getoutside. Photo @hannahgroves_mediahouse ...

Whether your Valentines Day 2021 is focused on love for someone else, or on self love, gifting yourself or that someone else an experience rather than stuff is a great way to express that love. ...

Specific to the Upper and Lower Nantahala, Delayed Harvest is a trout management strategy that provides a high quality catch and release trout opportunity from fall through spring. It runs from October 1st to June and you can only do catch and release during that time using a single artificial hook. They are generally stocked in Oct, Nov, March, April, and May. Dry Flies work best in the early morning and late afternoon. Small wet flies, streamers, and nymphs work best during the day. So come into the shop to your fishing license and new supplies for your 2021 fly fishing season! #endlessriveradventures #2021 #2021adventure #flyfishing #flies #wnc #828isgreat #flyfishingwnc #nantahalagorge #outdooradventures #2021season #optoutside #outdoors #brysoncitync #nc #layflat #productphotography #outdoorproduct #fishing #fishingnc ...

Winter Blues getting you down? Feel like it’s too cold to paddle? Wrong! Come stop by the shop and take advantage of our Rental Drysuit Program and grab any other cold gear you need to enjoy being on the water! #coldweatherpaddling #endlessriveradventures #rentaldrysuits #wnc #whitewater #winter2021 #whitewaterismagic #whitewaterkayaking #immersionresearch #devilsclub #gorgelife #828isgreat #optoutside #winteractivities #winterpaddling #coldweather ...

Why it is never necessary to do a rain dance in Ecuador. #fluffy #quijos #aquablanca #bigwaterfun @worldclasskayakacademy ...

45 days until spring. We will miss these beautiful winter landscapes. #nantahala #828isgreat #getoutside #countdowntospring ...

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      Went on a 10 person bro-weekend of mountain biking, trail running, and rafting on the Cheoah. The highlight was the Endless Rivers trip down the Cheoah - we could... read more


      We took a trip on the Nantahala the last week of August. We almost went with NOC because of their location, but they couldn't accommodate us and it turned... read more


      Endless River experience was awesome. From the ease of checking in to getting fitted for the rafting trip. Neil was our guide and was fantastic. He showed us what to... read more


Available Adventures

Whitewater Rafting

We raft three of the best rivers in the southeast: the Nantahala, Ocoee and Cheoah Rivers. Based just outside of Bryson City, near the Smoky Mountain National Park.  we offer family rafting for kids seven years old and up, as well as advanced rivers up to Class IV+ for the more adventurous.

Kayak Instruction

Our renowned paddling program offers custom kayak instruction from beginner fundamentals to advanced technique.  Our focus is on you learning to roll your kayak, improving stroke work, and advanced moves for stepping up your game.  We are permitted for instruction on the Nantahala, Ocoee and Cheoah Rivers, and use all the creeks and rivers in western North Carolina as our classroom. 

Fly Fishing

For guided float trips, wade trips or introductory fly fishing instruction, our location offers some of the most diverse fishing opportunities .  We guide a variety of rivers and streams with brook, brown and rainbow trout and warm water streams with small-mouth bass. Endless River Adventures is permitted through the U.S. Forest Service for guided float trips on the tailwater section of the Nantahala River.