Canoeing/Rafting/Kayaking

We now offer Canoe, Kayak, Paddle Board and Tube Rentals. Please call 855-961-2886 to reserve yours today!

Kayaks and Paddle Boards

We are now offering kayak, paddle board and tubes delivered right to your cabin door. Rentals prices vary with a 2 day minimum and there is a $25.00 delivery charge for Ellijay and $50 charge for Blue Ridge. Just another reason to come to the beautiful North Georgia Mountains and enjoy one of our awesome water property`s. Call us at 855-961-2886 to reserve your canoe today.

Nantahala Outdoor Center

Nantahala Outdoor Center

Since 1972, NOC has shared the outdoors with millions of guests on white water river rafting trips, with all varieties of kayak and canoe instruction, on mountain bikes and around the world with our adventure travel trips. Located in western North Carolina near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NOC is within easy driving distance of Atlanta, Charlotte and Knoxville.
Phone: 1-888-905-7238
Cartecay River Experience

Cartecay River Experience

Friendly and Helpful people Fun and Safe Exciting FAMILY atmosphere SAFE EQUIPMENT All necessary gear included with rentals Life jackets to fit everyone including children Clean Bathroom and Changing Area Safe and Fun Play set for kids of all ages Hammocks on the river for relaxing SHUTTLE SERVICE Year Round
Location: 2400 hwy 52 east @ 515 Ellijay, GA 30540
Phone: 706-531-4746

Rentals - Canoe

Call Blue Sky Cabin Rentals for Canoe Delivery right to your cabin. Delivery $25 Rental $30 a day
Phone: 855-636-2226
Cartecay River

Cartecay River

Cartecay River - 11 mile run east of Ellijay ranges from Class I - III. The Cartecay on the Rich Mountain WMA receives some stocked trout and is also a good choice for bream and redeye bass. Best fished by wading or floating with a canoe. Best time for trout is April - Oct. and for bass and bream May - Oct. Take Hwy 52 southeast of Ellijay for two miles. Turn right at the Rich Mtn. WMA sign and follow road back to the canoe access. The Cartecay and Ellijay rivers meet in Ellijay to form the Coosawattee River. Much of the river runs east to west near or along Georgia State Route 52. The major tributaries are Clear Creek, Licklog Creek, Owltown Creek, Anderson Creek and Tickanetley Creek. The headwaters of the Cartecay River begin in the Chattahoochee National Forest. The Cartecay River is a recreational river for kayaking, canoeing and tubing.
Location: Ellijay, GA
Coosawattee River Tubing Co.

Coosawattee River Tubing Co.

An alternative to rafting, tubing down the Coosawattee River is a lot of fun and for the low price of $15.00 per person, we furnish you a tube, a life vest, and shuttle service to and from the river. We also offer kayak trips by reservation. Each trip lasts 1-1/2 hours and is $25.00 per trip which includes equipment and shuttle to and from the river. The season opens May 1st and runs through October. Our schedule is as follows: May 1st through Memorial Day: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Memorial Day through Labor Day: Tuesday through Sunday, Labor Day - October 1st: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Location: 25 Eagle Mountain Drive, Ellijay, Georgia
Phone: 706-635-1609
Ocoee Adventure Center

Ocoee Adventure Center

Welcome to Ocoee Adventure Center, headquarters for Ocoee River rafting trips and Adventure in the Ocoee River area. The Ocoee River in Tennessee is the premier river for whitewater rafting in the Southeastern United States. OAC offers unsurpassed Ocoee River rafting trips, featuring 33% more time on the river than other rafting companies, high quality gear and the best river guides around!
Location: 4651 Hwy 64 , Copperhill, TN 37317
Phone: 888-723-8622
Rolling Thunder Rafting

Rolling Thunder Rafting

Since 1977, Rolling Thunder has entertained almost half a million guests on the most popular and scenic rivers in the country: the Ocoee River, the Nantahala River and the Toccoa River. Join us for a whitewater rafting trip down a rushing mountain river or a gentle float trip. These river trips become magical moments in your vacation and you`ll find yourself rejuvenated and eagerly anticipating your next trip.
Location: 20 Hughes Street, McCaysville, GA 30555
Phone: 800-408-7238

Ocoee River Rafting

Welcome to Ocoee Rafting! As the oldest company on the Ocoee River, we have provided guided whitewater rafting adventures for 35 years. Since 1976 Ocoee Rafting has welcomed you to miles of challenging and exciting Class III and IV rapids on one of the country`s premier rivers.
Phone: 1-800-251-4800