Choose Between Two Options
- $29 for tubing for four, valid Monday–Friday only ($44 value)
- $54 for tubing for eight, redeemable Monday–Friday only ($88 value)
Cartecay River Experience
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 2–4 hours
Brands Used: Fully covered tubes with PFD (life vests)
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: All ages
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.
“Plan extra time to do the rapids ( water slides) more than once. Our kids had a blast (ages 7 and 10)!”
“River experience was awesome! Our group had both young and old and the adventure was unforgettable. One tip: bring dry clothes to change into because after the...”
“River experience was awesome! Our group had both young and old and the adventure was unforgettable. One tip: bring dry clothes to change into because after the three hour journey your gonna want to stop in Ellijay and get something to eat/ drink. ”
“Great trip. Would recommend. ”
1554 Lower Cartecay Road
Ellijay, Georgia 30536