Whitewater Paddling magazine named North Carolina, as a “Top 10 Whitewater State.” ABC’s Good Morning America and National Geographic Adventurer named NC the “#1 Vacation with a Splash”. One of our favorites is Edge of the World in Banner Elk, NC. This is a top notch, family owned rafting and climbing company and has been around since the early 80’s. After a few days Climbing and Whitewater Adventures with Edge of World, nearby Asheville and Charlotte will offer other amazing options for family fun and the North Carolina coast is very beautiful. Biltmore Estates Play in the 8,000-acre backyard. There

Jungle Cabin Rentals 10 minutes from Dominical A short drive up from the beach, at over 600 feet in elevation, enjoy cooler temps, amazing wildlife and breathtaking views of the valley and ocean below. Welcome to  Edge of the World where our rental cabins are perched above 180 acres of private jungle, including several seasonal waterfalls, a lagoon, a wide variety of fruit trees, walking trails, birding and more — right on the property! We have multiple rental cabins, each private and unique. All immerse you right into the jungle! From a cozy one bedroom cabina boasting amazing views to

Whitewater Rafting Trip Wear river sandals, river shoes or old tennis shoes and clothing you don’t mind getting wet in (bathing suit and t-shirt). Don’t wear flip flops because they will get lost. We sell river shoes at our store if you don’t have anything for your feet. Don’t need extra clothing on the river, we provide sweaters and ponchos if you get chilly and there is no place to change at the river. Lunch and drinks are included and there is a vegetarian option (you’re responsible for other special dietary needs). Ages 4 and up. No experience necessary. Arrive

Many of the people decide to try rock climbing after spending an enjoyable day or two of whitewater rafting. “Rock Climbing and Rappelling is one of the safest extreme sports,” says Jake Barrow. Good To Know Before You Go: Jake’s Tips Entry level course teaching proper climbing and rappelling technique and overall respect for the mountain environment. With over 30 years of experience, the Edge of the World guides are trained in proper rock climbing and rappelling techniques. No experience necessary and Edge of the World provides the harnesses, climbing shoes, helmets, ropes, hardware and a home-cooked lunch.   Climb

Leading North Carolina White Water Rafting Company Awarded 2017 Hospitality Award BANNER ELK, NC – 2017– “Edge of the World today announces that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence,” says EOW founder, April L. Dawn. “We are honored and delighted that the Edge of the World team has earned this global Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor for the second year in a row”, adds Jake Barrow. “We are happy to provide southern hospitality and a great rafting experience. Our family has been taking people rafting here on the Watauga River for over 36 years,” says April Dawn.