Family Day Trip to the US National Whitewater Center


Join us for an all-day adventure at the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, NC on Saturday, October 19th.

We'll go whitewater rafting as a group, and families can enjoy the ropes courses, jumps, kayaking, climbing and other Access Pass activities (be sure to check weight and age limits) throughout the day.

Campers 12+ can attend solo:  Famous Adventures staff (Bryan and I) will take them rafting and climbing.  We'll try the jumps and ropes courses if time allows.  

Rafters must be 8 years old.  Children under 8 are welcome to attend, but will need to sit out of rafting with an adult.  Check weight and age limits on the other activities at the USNWC site here.  


  • Meet at 6:30 am at [TBD] to ride with Famous Adventures. 
  • Or choose to meet in Charlotte at the USNWC at 10:00 am (parking is $6)
  • Trip includes transportation, rafting reservation, and 1-Day Access Pass
  • Bring money for lunch and dinner at the park
  • We'll leave the park at 5:30 pm, arrive in Charleston 9:00-9:30


  • Wear clothes and shoes/sandals for rafting. Optional bathing suit under clothes.  USNWC rents wetsuits and dry tops.
  • Bring a change of clothes and dry shoes.  It could be chilly!
  • Water bottle
  • Money for lunch and dinner at the Whitewater Center
  • Famous Adventures will provide snacks, water bottle refills, sunscreen


Please note: We'll make group reservations early!  Full refunds are available until Oct 11th. 

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