Nantahala Rafting – When you stay at Falling Waters Nantahala, you’re within walking distance of Wildwater’s Nantahala rafting center. North Carolina’s Nantahala River is one of the most popular rafting rivers in the United States! Enjoy friendly Class 2 whitewater action with a few exciting class 3 rapids. Choose from fully guided, guide-assisted, or rental raft & inflatable kayak trip options. No experience needed!