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French Broad Adventures

9800 US Hwy 25/70, Marshall, NC 28753
+1 800-570-7238
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Rafting the French Broad

This is a first class operation, well organized with an emphasis on safety and fun. There were 5 of... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2016
Jay M
via mobile
Great birthday trip for my mom!

French Broad is a great organization with a fabulous group of employees/guides/etc. They make you... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2016
Tampa, Florida
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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 14 June 2016 via mobile

This is a first class operation, well organized with an emphasis on safety and fun. There were 5 of us in our raft for a 4 hr float. Our guide was great! The lead guide was a aspiring stand up comic and kept us well...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 14 June 2016

French Broad is a great organization with a fabulous group of employees/guides/etc. They make you feel apart of the team by thoroughly explaining what is expected on the river, while making fun jokes as you travel down to the riverside. Tim, our raft guide, was...More

Thank lemberton7
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Just the BEST! We had a fabulous guide, Korey Hampton, to take us through the trees on a stunning Asheville day. I can't tell you what a relaxing, fun, wonderful experience this was. It was definitely the highlight of our girls trip! Would recommend this...More

Thank lturnburke
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I booked this trip as a birthday present for my twin boys. We did the zip-line and the rafting in the same day. It was every bit what I could have hoped for! The guides were fun and informative, and the area is incredibly beautiful....More

Thank jenmacwell
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Great 5 mile trip with our friends at French Broad Rafting. It was very organized and professional. Clear directions were given for any situation that might occur prior to launch. The equipment was clean and in good shape. Our guide, Dan Beck, was awesome! He...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

My daughter carefully searched for best reviewed company and selected French Broad Rafting. Her 10 year old was a little nervous at first, but the guide Jordan was friendly and knowledgeable and soon everyone was down the river, rafting and swimming and having a great...More

Thank a002537
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Just as background information I went to UNC-Asheville for undergrad. I spent 4 amazing years in this city and have high standards for the incredible activities and people who keep Asheville awesome. Korey and her team did a beyond phenomenal job taking us through the...More

Thank Veronica R
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The guide, Tom was excellent and very funny. He is an expert in what he does. We will return and hopefully we can get him as our guide. We had a blast.

Thank ckruse7
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Professionally organised and a beautiful journey. Jim our guide was a historian with an uncanny knowledge of the river and surrounding area.

Thank 14lasko
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Our group of four did both the zip lining and the 5 mile rafting ride. It was great! All the instructors were very kind and helpful. They kept things light and enjoyable. We highly recommend this family friendly business.

Thank Robert F
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Lauren C
3 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
29 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.
13 July 2015|
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Response from TommyZL1 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of Any shower facilities.