Primitive Outback, Inc. Kayaking & Gem Mining

Come see nature at her best! We offer Gem Mining and Kayaking on the Little Tennessee River.

For all you treasure hunters and rock hounds we have Gem Mining in our flume or in the river.  Your treasure awaits you in one of our many different size pails or in the river itself.  You will find rubies, topaz, amethyst, emeralds and many more types of stones.  We will help you identify your gems and bag them up when your finished.  If our scenic river trip is more your style, we offer a 2 1/2 -3 hour leisurely kayaking trip down the Little Tennessee River. You will see river otters, beavers and endless birds.  It is a gentle trip in an all natural setting.  We will supply you with all equipment needed.    We are located just 4 miles north of Dillard, Georgia off highway 441 on the left hand side, just look for the bright green kayak. For more information and pricing please contact us at 828-349-1717 or see our website at