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Wildwater Rafting

1251 Academy Rd, Long Creek, SC 29658
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Amazing trip

My 74 year old mother has been diagnosed with stage 4 Ovarian cancer. She made a Bucket list and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nancy R
Unforgettable Ziplining Adventure

We had a wonderful experience on the canopy tour! Our guides, Amy and Cody, were so fantastic! We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Located on the grounds of the Long Creek Academy, Wildwater offers Whitewater Rafting on the National Wild and Scenic Chattooga River. Half day, Full day and Overnight trips are available March through October. In addition to rafting there are a number of lodging options on site, a three hour Canopy Tour, Kayak Clinics, SUP and Lake Kayaking. The Chattooga River is a natural flow river and has better rapids when the water levels are higher, typically in the spring and early summer.
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1251 Academy Rd, Long Creek, SC 29658
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My 74 year old mother has been diagnosed with stage 4 Ovarian cancer. She made a Bucket list and zip lining was on it. Heather and Cory made this trip amazing, They both were very patient and understanding and went over and beyond to comfort...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience on the canopy tour! Our guides, Amy and Cody, were so fantastic! We were all beginners and both guides were patient and taught us what we needed to know. They also made the day so much fun! Thank you!

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

rapids were 1-2, couple 3's. GUIDE was outstanding. He used his wisdom because of the ages in the boat! I'll be back next year!

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

We've been zip-lining before - from one in Saluda, SC, to one in Costa Rica and one out in Wyoming. By far, this was the best. We went with a group of all ages, a dozen of us including an 80+ year old who needed...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2017

Whitewater rafting has always been on my bucket list. So we had a chance to go this year for my birthday. Our guide Nick was awesome. Very knowledgeable about the river. If you ever get a chance to go ask for him... We did the...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

We flew down from Canada in order to try white water rafting for first time. On October 3, 2017 we did section 3, because my wife was very nervous. We both had a great time. Our guide Ryan did a fantastic job -- he worked...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017

Nate and Cory were fantastic guides. As an older couple they made us feel very comfortable. Very knowledgeable about the area. Had so much fun. Way to go Nate and Cory.

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

For the 60th birthday of our dear familymember, we booked section 4 wild water rafting. Meetin and safety briefing were spot on (“we don’t compromise on your safety”) and guide Ryan is the man. He is fun, a master of the rapids and has a...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Rafting with Wildwater was the highlight of our trip! Wildwater's team is exceptional to say the least. They focus on safety but certainly don't forget the fun! Nate was our guide, he was very knowledgeable about the river and shared a lot of information with...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

If you you are planning on taking a rafting trip on the Chatooga, Wildwater is the choice for guide company. Their professionalism and down home customer service makes for an incredible experience on the river! Thanks Starkey!

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606wilsom
June 16, 2016|
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Response from Laura H | Reviewed this property |
Yes towels and linens are provided. We brought lots of beach towels as extras and since we drove we always bring our own pillows and blankeys. Lol haha.
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April 3, 2016|
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Response from skyranger31 | Property representative |
Yurt lodging at the Chattooga is more of a group facility although families can stay as well. Full kitchen, dining area, charcoal grill and firepit are available for yurt visitors at the Commons Building. the Yurts... More
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