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French Broad Adventures

9800 US Hwy 25/70, Marshall, NC 28753
+1 800-570-7238
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Totally an awesome experience!

Chance made the trip lots of fun! We have been rafting with other outfitters, but the views on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maureen B
Mandeville, Louisiana
Whitewater rafting and zip lining

Great day on the river white water rafting. Our guides were top notch, funny and had a lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hampton, Virginia
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French Broad Rafting and Ziplines is only 24 Miles from Asheville (NC) North Carolina. FBRZ is the closest Asheville zipline /canopy tour and rafting package to Asheville, Johnson City and Greenville SC. The French Broad River is the closest whitewater rafting to Asheville NC. Whether it's the adventure and excitement of whitewater rafting or the ease and relaxation of a calm water trip, you are looking for, French Broad Rafting and Ziplines is the adventure outfitter for you, your family, or your group.
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9800 US Hwy 25/70, Marshall, NC 28753
+1 800-570-7238
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chance made the trip lots of fun! We have been rafting with other outfitters, but the views on the river and the guides were the best! No showers but a clean changing area is provided.

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day on the river white water rafting. Our guides were top notch, funny and had a lot of knowledge with the history of the area. Enjoyed the lunch and the laughs. Zip lining was fun and we had great guides with that as well....More

Thank rdenney2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time during our trip! One of my friends had never been rafting before, and our guide, Cory, immediately put her at ease! We can't wait to go again!

Thank Ayesha A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second year in a row taking a group of 18 young adults rafting with French broad adventures, and we loved it both times! Jim is an excellent guide/instructor and makes the trips fun from start to finish. We did have a guide...More

Thank Erianna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip for anyone who is ready to work a little and get wet a lot😁. Ask for Jim as your guide - experienced, knowledgeable, easy-going, and fun stories.

Thank Sdcarrigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rafted last year ('16) with Jim Hampton and we came back this year ('17) specifically to ride with Jim again! We were late, and we are sorry for that. But the staff made us feel welcome and took care of us very well. Jim's...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would NOT recommend their canyoning trip. Alec was one of our guides and was basically useless, in the sense that he provided nearly no instruction and at some points seemed to ignore us. Ryan was kind and knowledgeable. We paid 200 pp for a...More

3  Thank Dawnyshia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well organized, professionally staffed. Guides are a lot of fun. We did not have a minute of boredom with them. Chance was our Team Leader that day, and cracked up jokes after jokes both ways in the bus. A good and fun way for us...More

Thank alex t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome time! Holly and Ryan were great guides and made the course even more entertaining. The zip lines were very exciting.

Thank BTHenry11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast... the only complaint my princess had was that "they made us carry the boat"... yup... all of about ten feet with help and did I mention that it's a raft? And lightweight? Oy vay. How do you spell entitled?

Thank thoughtfulvixen
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Lauren C
2 August 2016|
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Response from RMK3-KeyWest | Reviewed this property |
I'm really sorry it took so long for me to respond to your question! I don't really look at the notifications on trip advisor that much, I wouldn't worry about the physical fitness requirements, either for zip lining or for... More
28 June 2016|
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Response from FBRE | Property representative |
There are no weight restrictions for children. The minimum age is 8 for the Whitewater Trips and 4 years for the Calm Water Float trips. The average number of guests per raft is 6.
12 July 2015|
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Response from TommyZL1 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of Any shower facilities.