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Tag : ocoee river

28 Oct 2014

Raft One Receives 2014 Certificate of Excellence on TripAdvisor

Whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River is an adventure you should not miss out on when you’re in the Volunteer State, and we’re the group to take you on it. With more than 30 years of combined Ocoee River rafting experience, we have whitewater in our blood. TripAdvisor gave us a Certificate of Excellence as the No. 1 attraction in Ducktown for 2014 with more than 1,000 5-star reviews, an honor we are proud to have earned. Below are the […]

24 Oct 2014

Have an Adventure Birthday with Raft One

Just because your child has a fall birthday doesn’t mean you are limited to a typical indoor get-together. Treat your son or daughter and their friends to an Ocoee River outdoor adventure birthday party that’s different, fun and memorable with Raft One.

15 Oct 2014

Corporate Rafting Trips in Tennessee

A company whose workers are happy is leagues beyond one whose workers are miserable. Corporations rely on energy, communication and efficiency among their workforce in order to innovate and produce. When busy periods hit and things get stressful, bad morale can spread through a company like the flu if there isn’t an end in sight. Let these two statistics sink in: Companies whose workers report high morale display roughly 20 percent better performance than their peers. A 47 percent boost in company […]

09 Oct 2014

Take a Last-Minute Ocoee River Mini Vacation Without the Kids!

Now is the perfect moment to sneak away for some serious couple time. Get cozy in one of our mountain cabins for rent or enjoy the kind of activities you just can’t with young kids in tow. Below are five reasons why you should let the grandparents spoil your children for the weekend and rediscover what it means to have fun as a couple.

02 Sep 2014

Rafting vs. Canoeing

Water sports are fun for people of all ages, but not all river activities are created equal. There is a stark difference between whitewater rafting and canoeing. Though both activities are meant to be a thrill-inspiring adventure, whitewater rafting has garnered a reputation for being more on the risk-taking side, so it attracts a more daring crowd of outdoor enthusiasts. Thus, when a rafter sees a group of canoeists loading their cargo into the water, they automatically question whether the trip will […]

29 Aug 2014

Whitewater Rafting Myths

If given the opportunity, most people would jump on the chance to go whitewater rafting. It is the perfect outdoor activity, especially during the summer months when the weather is hot and the rapids are in full force. The thrill of coasting down a river with friends in tow is an incredible bonding experience, one that few other get-togethers can provide. 

14 Jul 2014

What It Takes To Be an Ocoee Rafting Guide

Often when sitting in the back of a raft I am asked, “What does it take to become an Ocoee River raft guide?” I usually retort, “Astonishing good looks and humility.” Seriously, I just happen to be finishing up training for this season and thought I’d write up a little summary of what we did this year.

27 Jun 2012

Ocoee River Zipline Canopy Tour Adds Zing to Your Day!

After you have had the excitement of surging down the Ocoee River on one of Raft 1’s famous Ocoee River rafting treks, you can opt to go on one of Raft 1’s other exciting adventures awaiting visitors to the Copper Hill, Tenn. area. One of these thrilling journeys is done via a mile long zipline cable where you will zing down the mountainside while getting fantastic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Cherokee Forest. You will be equipped […]

27 Jun 2012

Ocoee River Rafting Offers Great Summer Adventures For the Whole Family

If you are looking for a fun and different thing to do this family that will offer excitement and adventure for the whole family, then Raft 1 Ocoee River rafting is just what the doctor ordered! Raft 1 also has zip line rides, mountain biking and great accommodations in their cabins and camping areas. Raft 1 has some of the best Ocoee River whitewater rafting trips that you can begin in either Copperhill, Tenn. that run from the middle, upper […]

24 May 2012
Raft One new outpost as seen from the canopy tour course.

Raft One has a new outpost!

We are excited to tell you that Raft One has a beautiful new outpost! When approaching Raft One on Highway 64, look for signs indicating our new outpost. Our new location is 0.6 miles east on 64 from our previous outpost. If you are approaching the outpost from the river gorge, you will find us 0.6 miles before the previous outpost. Our new facility features two cabins for lodging, a zipline and canopy tour with outstanding views of the Cherokee National Forest and Blue […]