Smoky Mountain Tubing, Cherokee

#3 of 6 in Outdoors in Cherokee
River Rafting / Tubing · Boat Tour
Cherokee's and western North Carolina's number one tube and raft trip with over 200 tubes in stock, which means no waiting! We have tube and raft trips designed for everyone of every age. A great experience to see the Smokies from a unique point of view. Always cool and refreshing during the summer heat, a relaxing float down the Oconoluftee River is a welcome departure from the crowds of the reservation's busy summer months. A Cherokee favorite for over 15 years!

The Oconoluftee is a lazy river average depths of 1 - 2 feet, so even if swimming is not your strong point, the river is very accommodating. Sit back and enjoy the trip through the laurels and rhododendrons as the sun breaks through the canopy. The river will leave you with a wonderful exposure to nature like no other.

Smoky Mountain Tube and Raft is located across from the Cherokee Fun Park on Acquoni Road. We are open 7 days a week from Memorail Day to Labor Day from 10 AM to 6 PM non-stop.
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  • I had so much fun tubing on the river. Staff was friendly. Some Helpful Info *Bring Cash- cash only *Bring water shoes *Water case for phone if you want photos *If you want to stay with your group...  more »
  • My daughter and I had a nice experience with this company. Being a former teacher myself, it was nice to know that it is staffed by teachers and students. They offer changing facilities and keep your....  more »
  • Great novice tubing that has "some fast" areas that can be fun. Along the way it is possible to see elk crossing the river right in front of you as we had. Also along the way, you can stop off at a rope that you can swing on and jump into the cool stream water. The workers are very kind, and helpful. They do not rush you, nor make you feel that you have a time limit. We will surely enjoy another tubing trip with this company when we visit the area again.
  • Great place! Family run which I loved! People were friendly and gave great tips on the way up as to which side to stay to in certain areas. We had a great time and laughed the whole time. Great area to tube and this is the company to use!! 4 changing rooms to change out your wet clothes. And a cute store also right there with a bathroom. Tube had a cup holder so bring your bottle water. We WILL be back!!

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