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Blue Heron white water rafting

Laura was a fantastic guide! Well worth going. Category 2&3 rapids for a half day. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ronda d
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Stavanger, Norway
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Awesome Trip!!

We are here for a family reunion and there was six of us who went whitewater rafting. We had one 11... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
meharman
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Sunrise, Florida
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Closest whitewater rafting outfitter to Asheville, NC. Blue Heron Whitewater offers a variety of trips on the French Broad River. Choose the trip that fits your group and schedule. Half Day Trips enjoy 5 miles, with class II-III rapids. Full Day...more
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35 Little Pine Rd, Marshall, NC 28753-9512
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Laura was a fantastic guide! Well worth going. Category 2&3 rapids for a half day. It was entertaining and well organized.

Thank Ronda d
BlueHeronWhitewater, Owner at Blue Heron Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad you had a good trip. Thanks for rafting with us and thanks for the review. We appreciate it.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are here for a family reunion and there was six of us who went whitewater rafting. We had one 11 year old with us in the boat asking multiple questions, Alexis our guide had the patience of saint! Alexis was all around fantastic! She...More

1  Thank meharman
BlueHeronWhitewater, Owner at Blue Heron Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Great! Glad you had a good trip. I will pass your comments on to Alexis. Thanks again for rafting with us and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a full day trip with lunch, and I wish it could have been longer. The guides were all knowledgeable and I felt completely safe with them. They take pictures for you, and they're available for purchase at the end of the trip. If...More

1  Thank Alicia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I decided to book a scenic river ride through Blue Heron after reading several online reviews. We decided to do the scenic river ride to be inclusive of all the family members that were with us (grandparents and children). I can tell...More

1  Thank sugeilysantos
BlueHeronWhitewater, Owner at Blue Heron Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great! Glad you had a good trip. I will pass your comments on to Wags and hope to see you again soon. Thanks for rafting with us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was so much fun! It only went up to a level 3 rapid and there were only a couple but since it was our first time that was fine. Our guide was great! We did the half day with lunch. For lunch we stopped...More

1  Thank Ziggymar6
BlueHeronWhitewater, Owner at Blue Heron Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi and thanks for your review! We really appreciate you taking the time. Glad you had a good trip and that full day trip is great! It's our favorite. Thanks again for rafting with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great trip with Blue Heron! Have rafted many rivers and outfitters and always come back to them. Great staff with warm and welcoming guides. Highly recommend!

Thank Torill N
BlueHeronWhitewater, Owner at Blue Heron Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi and thanks for the recommendation.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I decided to book whitewater rafting through Blue Heron since we were staying in Marshall. I can tell you that you will have a blast! Their staff and "Wags" were all very friendly and welcoming. You watch an instructional, informative video, which...More

Thank CortneyGriff
BlueHeronWhitewater, Owner at Blue Heron Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you had a good trip and thanks for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a morning whitewater rafting trip with my wife and older kids and then an afternoon float trip with my younger son. Had a really great time. Beautiful area. Lunch on the river was perfect. Jordan was our guide and was great with the kids...More

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BlueHeronWhitewater, Owner at Blue Heron Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for rafting with us! We really appreciate it, and that full day trip is awesome!

Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

While on our girls trip to NC, my friend and I decided to go white water rafting. The Blue Heron Whitewater Adventure seemed perfect. When we arrived we were checked in immediately and were given instructions on safety and the dos and don’ts of rafting....More

1  Thank Dayna L
BlueHeronWhitewater, Owner at Blue Heron Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

Thank you for the opportunity to respond! We're sorry to hear this experience didn't entirely meet your expectations. We are always striving to connect with the wide range of our guests needs and interests. Thanks for rafting with us!

Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I chose to go white water rafting as one of my birthday adventures during our Mountain Vacation! We chose the BEST company! Everyone was so kind and despite being overweight I had no complications! Everything fit! Our guide Jordan was the Greatest...More

1  Thank Angela I
BlueHeronWhitewater, Owner at Blue Heron Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Glad you enjoyed the trip and thanks for including us in your birthday celebration. Hope to see you again soon!

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LindaLosAngelesCA
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Response from ncdeb73 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the outfitter and ask. I will say, please note that in whitewater rafting there is some physicality involved. You are expected to paddle, not just ride. Keep that in mind. The guides at Blue Heron are great... More
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Response from Watauga K | Reviewed this property |
We used Blue Heron Outfitters on The French Broad, They put in at a common picnic area local access, and take out at the Old Historical House on the Hill.
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