Raft and Zip with us at the Chattahoochee River in Columbus, GA and Phenix City, AL. The longest urban whitewater rafting in the world!Put Whitewater Express into our Columbus visit planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Columbus.
Trips range from Mild to Wild, with up to Class V rapids!
This section of the Chattahoochee has been described as “Wild as the Colorado and Warm as Costa Rica.” There are so many things to do after your raft trip, such as: biking on 15 miles of Riverwalk, visit Columbus’ Coca-Cola Space Science Center, The National Infantry Museum, and Oxbow Meadows. Finish your trip by dining in beautiful Uptown Columbus— it’s all right here! Come by our retail shop to pick up everything you need to enjoy your day on or off the river!
Check out the local spots at http://visitcolumbusga.com/ and http://www.phenixcityal.us/.
This course consists of over 12 rapids ranging from Class II-V. It is one of the most exciting whitewater rafting rivers in the US!
For a comparison of volume, the rapids on the Ocoee River generally flow at ~1,250 cubic feet per second in volume, while the rapids at the Chattahoochee can reach up to 13,000 cubic feet per second in volume. This makes these rapids the largest south of Canada and east of the Mississippi!
Whitewater Express Reviews
We took our two grandsons ( ages 12-14) on the full program ( all 7 zips and ropes course) and it was fantastic. The various zips and rope courses were varied and exciting. Yet what made the afternoon... more »
Once we got to the river and began our 2 hour raft journey everything was awesome. Our rafting guide “Jordan” was very professional and knowledgeable about the river and town. He’s a true advocate for... more »
This was my first time rafting the Chattahoochee & I enjoyed it! I wish our raft time was longer because this was the shortest raft I'd ever done, but Leo, our guide was really funny, knowledgeable & made the shirt trip down the river worth it! Will definitely come back before the season is over to steal his job & make better jokes. Don't forget to tip your guide!
Very fun and well-guided rafting trip. We really enjoyed the experience.
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