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Cantrell Ultimate Rafting - Day Tours

49 Cantrell Dr, Fayetteville, WV 25840-5123
+1 304-877-8235
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Best rafting trip ever.

This was an excellent rafting trip and first one for children. The guide (Stacy) was amazing for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cheryl J
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Fantastic ride

Had the most wonderful experience with Cantrell Rafting. They took a small group of us (11 in two... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
cecmolly
,
Beckley, West Virginia
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Cantrell Ultimate Rafting is a family owned and operated West Virginia company situated near the village of Fayetteville and the village of Hinton and the best whitewater rafting on the east coast. Cantrell guides are some of the finest in the industry and the customer service is the best! We will give you the highest quality trip possible, not the highest price – this is our guarantee! We have 2 locations in the New River Gorge Region. Out of Fayetteville, WV you can come and visit us at our Gatewood River Access basecamp we have cabins with private hot tubs, rustic cabins, R.V. camping with full hook-ups, bathhouse and onsite laundry facilities and our popular 35th Star Grill & Pub where you can enjoy some of the best entertainment in the region every weekend. Our trips out of this location range from mild to wild whitewater, so if your group is mixed this would be the best destination for you. This location is also perfect for accessing beginner to advanced hiking and biking trails; gravity ziplines to tree-top canopy tours; ATV adventures and a new area attraction - BridgeWalk. From our Hinton location we offer a nice mild family trip that is just right for beginners and gives you a small taste of white water. This location is close to Bluestone State Park and Pipestem Resort State Park.
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49 Cantrell Dr, Fayetteville, WV 25840-5123
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was an excellent rafting trip and first one for children. The guide (Stacy) was amazing for our aorty if 8 (traveling with friends). Safety was a priority as was fun. We rafted the rapids, "surfed" the rapids, swam the river and did a cliff...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had the most wonderful experience with Cantrell Rafting. They took a small group of us (11 in two rafts) down the Lower New in an express trip. The water was perfect, the weather was perfect, and the guides were perfect - safe, interesting, entertaining, and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had Moose and Robbie as our guides! They were funny, kind and incredibly strong! We had kids ranging from 10-17 and all were treated with respect and patience. Professional and funny and definitely were excellent about answering questions and looking out for our safety!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we travel through this part of WV often, this was a first rafting trip for this Florida family of 8. Our children range from 5 to 19! We took the more laid back upper new trip and it was perfect family experience! Rob and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my wife and daughter white water rafting for the first time and had a blast. Tim, Robbie, and Carl were great and I would highly recommend this to anyone considering rafting. Went on level 4 and it was great. Stayed in the raft as...More

Thank Vince W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cantrell’s was AMAZING. The family vibe was present in every aspect of the raft trip and camp ground . Their restaurant, bathhouse, and grounds are spotless . The rafting was incredible. The other raft groups paddled past us looking to get the boat back and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent day trip with Cantrell. We took inflatable kayaks with our family (kids ages 14, 12, and 9) on the upper river day trip. Our guides Jason and Rob were kind and excellent. We felt so safe and had a really fun...More

1  Thank jmhelmus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed on site 2 nights in one of their rustic cabins, it was clean and the bathhouse was near by. It was perfect size for my husband and I to sleep comfortably and lay all our things out. Air conditioning was a definite plus...More

1  Thank Kellyan E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just finished up a double run rafting trip with Cantrell’s. It was a great night and awesome day on the water. We absolutely loved the small business feel of this group. Brandy welcomed us in and was always ready to answer any of our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time rafting and visiting with the Cantrell's! Thanks so much for the fun trip! Had a blast!

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Chrisa A
12 October 2016|
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Response from Ruthie B | Reviewed this property |
we rafted the first weekend of October and rented wet suits from Cantrell...and they provide splash jackets also. And booties...certainly helped with the cold water and cooler air temps...enjoy!
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hollykettwich
6 May 2016|
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Response from Jessica S | Property representative |
We have RV sites with water and electric hookup for $35 per night for double occupancy($10 per extra guest).The Lower New River Gorge full day or express trip would be perfect for your family. This section of river is great... More
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Michael L
21 March 2016|
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Response from Jessica S |
Hi, yes we have cabins available please call 1-304-877-8235 to book your reservation. Look forward to hearing from you.
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