Choose your Craft
Different crafts for your group or solo adventure.
The Tuckasegee Outfitters a Leader in family river fun offers both Guided and Self Guided trips and has a large selection of river crafts. Generally trips last from 2 to 3 hours of on water time plus 1 hour for check-in, instruction and shuttle to the rafting entrance. Below is a in depth look at your choices…
Our sportiest and highest performance craft a kayak for the new millennium designed for one adult to paddle with a twin bladed paddle. Easy to handle and fast some of our funyaks have conquered the Grand Canyon of the Colorado in Utah. They are up to the challenge of the Tuckaseegee. During times of low water we allow a child to ride with an adult. The maximum weight capacity for ducks is 250 Ibs. We require all guests to wear life jackets (provided) at all times on your river trip. Minimum weight for Solo Kayaks is 90 lbs.
Whitewater Tubing (Extreme)
Exciting and full of adventure! Must be physically fit. 16 years and older. Travel the exciting Class I and II rapids.
This is not a lazy river! It has Class I and II rapids, which means 1-3 foot waves. Tubers must be physically capable of maneuvering around obstacles and have the ability to recover when tossed out. The maximum weight for tubes is 250 lbs.
On East Fork releases plan for 2-3 hours
On West Fork releases plan for 3-4 hours
LIFE JACKETS MUST BE WORN BY EVERYONE REGARDLESS OF SWIMMING ABILITY!
Whitewater tubing should NOT be considered a safer or easier option than traditional rafting or inflatable kayaking trips. Both sections of the river have areas of water that may be above head level; there are real rocks and trees that can get in your way. Swimming to retrieve your tube may be needed on both Whitewater Tubing trips.