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Rapid Transit with Nantahala Outdoor Center

Available April - October 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- With Lunch!

Fully Guided Rafting & Train Excursion

“One of the Best Outfitter’s on Earth” – National Geographic

$104-$124 Adults & Children (Minimum of 7 years old or 60 pounds)

Sit back, relax, and enjoy impressive mountain views on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad train excursion from Bryson City to Wesser Station on Nantahala Outdoor Center's campus. You'll enjoy a delicious riverside lunch at Big Wesser Riverside Restaurant where you can watch kayakers play on the 2013 World Championship Wave. After lunch, spend your afternoon on a two-hour rafting trip through Nantahala’s sparkling Class II whitewater rapids – the perfect family friendly trip! Your package includes all necessary rafting equipment, hot showers, lunch, and your return transportation to Bryson City. Don't forget to smile - post trip photo will be available for purchase so you can remember your adventure!

Ticket fares subject to 7% Historic Preservation Fee and 7% 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 $6.00 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 $7.00 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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