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Raft One Ocoee River Rafting

30 Sep 2014

Are You Geared Up To Go?

As you may already know, we offer three river rafting journeys (Middle, Upper and Combined), each of which is exhilarating and jam-packed with adventure. However, without the proper gear, you can bet the trip is going to be less than stellar. Luckily for you, Raft One will send you a short, complementary packing list to help get you started. If you want to go river rafting, these are the items you have to have.

25 Sep 2014

Be Inspired by Your Journey

The day-to-day grind of life is enough to drive anybody crazy. From work to play, it all seems to become a bit routine, doesn’t it? Breaking free from your comfort zone and testing the waters of new experiences is the only way you can truly grow, and sometimes it takes something as exhilarating as an Ocoee River zip-line trip to change your perspective. 

22 Sep 2014

Whitewater Rafting in the Summer: What To Wear

You still have time to enjoy a summer whitewater rafting trip down the Ocoee River. For many, the hot temperatures and sunny days make this season ideal for all outdoor activities, rafting in particular. Gather your friends and family, and prepare for an adventure none of you will ever forget. But first, stock up on the essential gear! 

06 Sep 2014

All You Need To Know About Ziplining

Have you always wanted to take outdoor fun to the next level? The Ocoee rafting pros at Raft One have you covered and want to tell you a little more about ziplining. About the Ziplining Scene As far as outdoor recreation goes, nothing quite compares to soaring ultra fast over treetops from an aerial cable. It’s one of the closest experiences you will get to skydiving and bungee jumping, but in no way is it any less exhilarating. The mere thought of […]

04 Sep 2014

Tips for Rafting with Kids

The thought of taking children along for an Ocoee white water rafting trip may seem crazy and absurd to some parents, but a lot of moms and dads would love nothing more than to give their kids an outdoor adventure of a lifetime. What better way to break free from the TV and video games for a weekend than by participating in a true, fun-filled family experience? 

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. 

30 Jul 2014

What To Wear and What Not To Wear While Rafting This Summer

Your choice of what to wear when you go river rafting with Raft One could greatly affect your level of enjoyment during the ride and afterwards. Here are a few suggestions our guides have come up with for things to and not to wear on the river this summer.

22 Jul 2014

Why Zip Lining Can Bring Balance to Your Life

To many people, zip lining is merely a fun activity that you and your family could do while you’re on vacation. It’s exciting, enjoyable and very cool, but it’s certainly not something you plan on doing every day. Raft One’s zip line canopy tour guides feel a little differently about zip lining than most people do. We see zip lining as a great way to be a part of nature, gain some perspective and ultimately bring balance to your life […]

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.