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Cartecay River Experience

2400 Hwy 52 E, Ellijay

Kayak Rental for Two, Three, Four, or Six from Cartecay River Experience (Up to 52% Off)

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Kayakers explore the adventurous Cartecay River and North Georgia Mountains via class l-II rapids

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22 ratings19 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
July 28, 2022
Went kayaking with my son. Friendly staff, beautiful scenery, good adventure, very reasonable rates. What more can you ask? I did topple over one of the rapids but got back on without much trouble. Advice you not to take any electronics or other valuables with you unless you don't mind them getting drowned or worse, lost in the river. Will recommend to friends.
64 ratings37 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
July 6, 2022
Always an amazing time!! I love this place and grateful for the company being there and so accommodating!!!
4 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
June 12, 2022
Always a good time
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
May 30, 2022
It was a wild ride, but it was a memorable experience. If you lose your Kayak or Paddle downstream, it could be disastrous though. I hope you're a strong swimmer! Or a smart one! Go in a group and it'll be a blast.
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 17, 2022
Awesome as always! Starts with staff, then gear , and oh yeah…. THE RIVER!!
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About This Deal

  • Vouchers may only be redeemed during the designated hours of operations:
    • Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    • Saturday 9-11 a.m.
    • Sunday 10-11:30 a.m.
    • July 4 10-11:30 a.m.
    • Other federal holidays 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Class II+ Rapids. Safety equipment included: Helmet, PFD, paddle, and kayak skirt if needed
  • Includes one kayak per person

  • $4 shuttle and river fee per participant not included
  • Age restrictions: must be 4 or older

Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 15, 2022. Amount paid never expires. Must be 4 or older. Walk-ins welcome. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Voucher not valid until 12 hours after purchase. Subject to high unsafe water level. First-come first-serve Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday 9-11 a.m., and Sunday 10-11:30 a.m. July 4 10-11:30 a.m. Other federal holidays 10-11:30 a.m. Valid only during listed time slots. $4 shuttle and river fee per participant not included. Limit 3 per person. May be repurchased every 30 days. Subject to availability. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

About Cartecay River Experience

Established: 2009

Reservations/Appointments: Optional

Staff Size: 2–10 people

Average Duration of Services: 1.5–2.5 hours

Brands Used: Jackson, Liquid Logic, Dagger, and Sit-On-Top White Water Kayaks

Pro Tip: It is a small roller coaster-type experience. Individuals should have an adventurist personality.

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Parking: Parking lot

Most Popular Attraction/Offering: _ North Georgia mountains._

Recommended Age Group: 4 years old and up

Q&A with Woody, Owner

When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?

I have always enjoyed the outdoors and what mother nature has to offer. The enjoyment of watching my kids with smiles on their faces is awesome to watch.

What is one fun, unusual fact about your business?

This is considered a small roller coaster-type experience with small class II+ rapids. The more adventurist the individual is, the more that helps in creating an enjoyable day.

What is the experience customers can expect, and how do you make it special?

They will be surrounded by North Georgia mountains, the beautiful river, and picnic areas on the river.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

This is not a lazy-river float. The Cartecay River is considered one of the best "natural flow" rivers in North Georgia and maybe North America.