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Your next adventure starts here with NCOA!
It’s time to Get Outside and Explore your world.

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Intro Rappelling Adventure

Rappelling with NC Outdoor Adventures is a fun and exhilarating wilderness adventure, tame enough for families new to the outdoors, and exciting enough to never be forgotten.
  • ages 8+
  • 6 Hours
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Based out of the Blue Ridge mountains in Western North Carolina, NCOA offers over 21 different trips including; tubing, rafting, whitewater kayak instruction, climbing, rappelling, waterfall rappelling, hiking, camping, youth programs, boy and girl scout programs, eco-hiking plus alpine climbing instruction during the winter months. Our diversity in trip offerings makes our family owned company the perfect choice for many families, couples, adventurers, and groups. 

We’d love to have you adventure with us at NCOA.


Your Next Adventure
Starts Here!

“Our goal is to offer a trip for any adventurer, whatever your interest or abilities are. We employ the industry’s most passionate, and competent certified guides, and we offer each guest a new feeling of excitement, confidence, and awareness” – Scott and Christy Thrift

outdoor activities

For those looking to explore Western North Carolina we have guided tours and classes for all abilities.


From floats to whitewater rapids we have a water adventure to fit just what you’re looking for on the cleanest river in North Carolina.


We take full service to another level with our family owned, unique, accommodations for rent. Stay in our Root Cellar Tiny House or our one of a kind TeePee.

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(828) 260-4505

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Accommodation Tiny house


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Stay on an historic 1890’s tobacco farm in our fully renovated Root Cellar Tiny House. This house is perfect for 2-4 guests looking for a unique stay they won’t find anywhere else. 

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