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3 Reasons You Should Try the Upper Only Olympic Course on the Ocoee River

If you’re looking for a new adventure on your next trip to Ocoee, we recommend trying our thrilling Olympic Course! Face off against the rapids in this heart-pounding trip, and see if you have what it takes to complete the 1996 Olympic Whitewater Competition Course. Here are 3 reasons you should try the Upper Only Olympic Course on the Ocoee River:

1. You’re in For an Adventure

raftingOur Olympic Course is part of our Upper Only Trip, which offers 5 miles of class 3 and 4 whitewater rapids. During this portion of the course the Ocoee River narrows and the water begins to pick up, including exciting drops and large rapids. Eventually, you’ll run into the Upper section’s most famous and intense rapid, Humongous. You’re sure to get your adrenaline fix when you venture on to this Olympic Course and you’ll never forget your time taking on the Ocoee River.

2. This Course is For All Ages

Despite the intensity of the rapids, this course is safe for anyone 12 and up! Led by experienced and knowledgeable guides, you and your group can all feel confident throughout the trip. This trip is perfect for anyone who is looking for a little excitement and isn’t afraid to get wet. When you sign up for the Olympic Course, expect to be on the river for a little over 4 hours. Whether you’re bringing your kids, your best friends or your own parents, everyone will love this trip. All adrenaline junkies are welcome!

3. You Can Go as a Group or Individually

raftingThis trip runs on a very limited schedule on select weekends during the summer months from June to September. Whether you’re coming by yourself or bringing a group, there are options for everyone. Group rates apply for parties of 8 or more and reservations can be made through one person. Families and friends always have a great time on these exciting trips and love the memories they make as a group. If you come alone, you’ll end up making some awesome friends and will want to come back for more!

Other Trips You Can Take

If you’re looking for something a little bit different, we offer other trips that will fit your needs. Try the Middle Ocoee River trip that is great for groups like youth groups, corporate retreats and family reunions. You’ll have an exciting day without having to face rapids like Humongous. If you’re a whitewater enthusiast, check out our Full Day Ocoee River Whitewater Rafting Trip. With longer rapids and bigger drops, this trip is definitely challenging. A riverside lunch is also served on this all-day excursion.

Now that you know all about the Upper Only Olympic Course on the Ocoee River, you can start planning your trip. Check out all of our awesome river trips and make your reservations today!