Camp Nantahala

Group Adventure Activities

Nantahala Group Packages offer the perfect destination for groups looking to spend time together while participating in a variety of outdoor activities. Nantahala Group Packages are designed to help your group grow, try new things and simply have a blast! Choose from the adventure activities below to fill your all-inclusive package.

Nantahala Guide-Assisted Rafting
RaftingSpend time laughing and splashing out on the river! Nantahala Guide Assisted Raft Trips will let you experience the class II-III Nantahala River with company of a guide in every other boat.
Zip Line Adventure Park
MTZLThe Zip Line Adventure Park is a group favorite and will test your aerial skills with every obstacle! After a 500 foot zip line, climb and balance your way across obstacles up to 40 feet above the ground.
Team Building and Challenge Course
Build teamwork and communication skills, while helping your team complete the Challenge Course. There is no shortage of fun and smiles as your group finishes each obstacle!
Lake Stand-Up Paddling and Kayaking
SUPChoose a stand-up paddle board or kayak to explore beautiful Lake Fontana, just downstream of the Nantahala River.
Break-out teams learn basic knot tying skills to build rafts using plastic drums, buckets, ropes, and poles.  Teams then race each other while keeping teammates afloat and rafts intact!  Or, build one giant raft and slowly remove its components while keeping everyone afloat.
Guided Nature Hike
waterfallsLace up your shoes and hit the trails with an NOC guide! You will see a variety of native flora and fauna, with the possibility of seeing a secret 40 foot waterfall hidden on property.
Treeclimbing and Belaying
treeclimbingHarness up and climb some of the oldest and most beautiful trees in Western North Carolina. Guides will belay your group and teach the basics of climbing during this activity.
Wilderness Survival Skills
Wilderness-SurvivalLearn the basics of Wilderness Survival with NOC’s Survival School. From plant identification to fire building, you are guaranteed to improve your wilderness skills here.
River Ecology
An NOC guide will lead participants on a trip that includes the study of aquatic insects, salamanders, fish, and more.  They will learn aspects of a healthy freshwater stream and its relationship to the surrounding terrestrial ecosystem.
Leave No Trace
Leave No Trace awareness workshop introduces your group to the principles of outdoor ethics in a fun and interactive way. Certificate of completion included.
Upgrade Your Adventure!
Looking for more adventure or a different kind of adventure? Nantahala Group Packages have more activities to choose from. Choose to upgrade or substitute your basic adventure activities with the following activities.

  • Nantahala Fully Guided
  • Nantahala Guided Ducks
  • Mountaintop Zip Line
  • Guided Fontana Lake Tour
  • Alpine Tower

For more detailed information about activities and upgrade options, download the Nantahala Group Planning Guide.