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Rapid Transit with Nantahala Outdoor Center

Available April - October in 2017 with the morning departure of the Nantahala Gorge Excursion departing Bryson City, NC. Train seating in Open Air Gondola. Booking available by phone only: 1-800-872-4681.

A full day of Family Fun in Western NC!

Adults $119.99 Children $99.99

Fully Guided.

NOC’s Rapid Transit begins in Bryson City on the Nantahala Excursion. Enjoy breathtaking scenery and incredible river views traveling along the banks of the Nantahala River deep into the Gorge and back to Wesser Station at NOC. Included in the excursion is a delicious lunch at Big Wesser BBQ watching kayakers play on the 2013 World Championship Wave. After lunch, gear up with NOC’s professional guides and enjoy eight miles of splashy rafting fun on the Nantahala River, the country’s best family whitewater. This package includes all the necessary equipment, a free post-trip photo show, hot showers and all transportation including a return to Bryson City.

Ticket fares subject to 7% Historic Preservation Fee and 6.75% North Carolina sales tax. Schedules, fares, motive power, equipment, seat selection, and meals are subject to change without notice. We guarantee the class of service you select. You will be notified if a change in schedule or motive power affects your reservation. Payment in full at booking by major credit card is required to finalize a reservation. You may cancel your reservation in full or in part and receive a refund less a $14.00 fee per adult ticket and $7.00 fee per child ticket as late as 48 hours before departure. Within 48 hours of the departure the reservation becomes nonrefundable. You may reschedule any time prior to your originally scheduled departure with a $6.00 fee per ticket for another date within the same calendar year. You may not reschedule a reservation after the scheduled departure.

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