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2023 Fundraiser Trip: Southeast Whitewater Classic

Monday, September 25, 2023 - Friday, September 29, 2023
All Day Event

Join us for a tour of three of the Southeast’s most popular and legendary river experiences.  Co-hosted by Wildwater and Nantahala Outdoor Center you’ll have the opportunity to get on the Nantahala, Ocoee and Chattooga rivers. This trip is great for anyone 12 and older who wants to have a fun adventure AND a cozy bed each night.

All proceeds benefit the America Outdoors legislative efforts. A special thank you to Nantahala Outdoor Center and Wildwater!

 

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Price: $1,200

Dates: September 25 - 29, 2023

Location: Asheville, NC

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Itinerary:

Some details of this itinerary may change as we finalize the schedule, but the dates and rafting opportunities are set.

 Sunday, 9/24
- Arrive to Asheville, NC 

Monday, 9/25 –  NOC tour & Nantahala Rafting 
- 10:00 - NOC tour in Wesser, NC
- 11:30 - lunch at Big Wesser Riverside Grill
- 1:00 – Nantahala Rafting trip, optional guided raft, self-guided raft or inflatable kayak
- check in to NOC lodging
- 7:00 – Dinner at one of NOC’s restaurants

9/26 - Ocoee River Rafting

- 8:00 – Breakfast at Rivers End Restaurant
- 9:15 – depart for Ocoee River
- 10:30 –  Wildwater’s Ocoee Rafting Center for trip launch
- Lunch after Ocoee run
- Potential second Ocoee lap
- 5:30-6:00 Depart Ocoee River and head back to NC
- 7:00/7:30 - Dinner at one of NOC’s restaurants

Wednesday, 9/27 – Choose Your Adventure Day
- 8:30 – Breakfast at Rivers End
- Pick from optional activities  - TBA (examples- ziplining, hiking, biking)
- 4:00 - Depart for Wildwater Chattooga 
- 7:00 – Dinner at Humble Pie in Long Creek, SC

Thursday, 9/28 – Chattooga Sect. III
-    8:00 – Breakfast
-    10:00 – Chattooga Sect. III trip with lunch
-    7:00 – Dinner at Wildwater Chattooga

Friday, 9/29 – Chattooga Sect. IV
- 8:00 – Breakfast
- 9:00 – Chattooga Sect. IV trip with lunch
- 4:00ish – Depart for Asheville, NC
- 6:00 – Arrive at hotel

What's Included: Transportation, meals, lodging and activities throughout the trip during the dates 9/25-9/29

What's not included: Transportation to and from Asheville lodging pre and post-trip (Sunday & Friday nights).

 

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Michael Cohen
Santa Barbara, CA
1/19/2023 02:14 PM
 

  We are in! Did a similar trip but didn’t make it to Asheville. Stoked to see those rivers and friends! Can’t wait. But can we jam out? I’ll bring my keys.