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Zen Tubing

608 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC 28801-2140
+1 855-936-8823
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Great Afternoon

Went with a group of friends for a birthday float! The only reason I’m not giving them a 5 is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
CarolinaGirl2016
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Hickory, North Carolina
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Warm day, Cool Water

The staff was helpful and line into water moved quickly though it was long. The tubes were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shannon B
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Forest, Ohio
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We believe in making every moment count on the river. So we’ve built an amazing, diverse staff of dedicated river lovers to make sure your experience is unforgettable as you float toward a perma-grin paradise along the French Broad River. Enjoy Asheville's affordable outdoor adventure.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cooler tube” (3 reviews)
“all ages” (6 reviews)
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Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
608 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC 28801-2140
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+1 855-936-8823
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends for a birthday float! The only reason I’m not giving them a 5 is because the process of boarding the busses and vans to go up river is s little unorganized. We had 17 people in our group from...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was helpful and line into water moved quickly though it was long. The tubes were comfortable. The river is wide and moves well so even on a hot day when many people tube it is not overcrowded. The downside was the trash and...More

Thank Shannon B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a relaxing experience floating down the French Broad river lasting about 2 1/2 hours. Don't drink too much because there are no bathrooms along the way.

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Lynne C, Manager at Zen Tubing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

haha! thank you!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was two and half hours of laid back fun with friends. Roughly 15 of us hooked together along with some adult beverages and floated through Asheville. Great way to spend an afternoon with friends. We did have some teenagers with us that had fun...More

Thank Robbie H
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Lynne C, Manager at Zen Tubing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wonderful! Thank you!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very fun experience, especially with a group. We all hooked together along with our cooler floats. The water is not rough,but the current picked up in a short stretch. It's relatively shallow in most parts. I advise, if you have a large group, keep a...More

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Lynne C, Manager at Zen Tubing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review and for the recommendations you offered others! We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family (6 year olds, teenagers, and grown ups) had a wonderful time- this was one of our favorite things to do in Asheville. The river flowed comfortably and we never had to paddle to make ourselves go faster. The tubes are amazing! They have...More

1  Thank Phil_Betts
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Lynne C, Manager at Zen Tubing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Out Zen Tubing journey had two children 6 & 8 yrs. old, two 70+ seniors and a 40 yr. old. The only confusion at beginning was when making our purchase for the trip we were told we should have 3 paddles for the adults. Yet,...More

2  Thank ENDLESS-TRAVELSCOM
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Lynne C, Manager at Zen Tubing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback. It's very helpful to us. We definitely pass your comments on to all managers to be sure that our employees are giving proper and helpful information. We hope to see you again soon. :)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is was my second trip to Zen Tubing. I was there last year and a few things have changed. Overall I really enjoyed myself (as did my friend) the experience is great, and the people that work here are very friendly. The biggest difference...More

2  Thank Meangurl666
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Lynne C, Manager at Zen Tubing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and your feedback. We listened! We no longer charge for paddles! Also, we have always charged $5 for a second trip on the same day. Is it possible that you had frequent floater cards last year? We hope...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We arrived at the South location full of excitement and were impressed by the cadence with which we were checked in, paid and whisked away to the take-off location. As a solo mom with a young child, I was assured that the river was slow...More

4  Thank az2580
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

we've been here several times and it's always a favorite when we have guests in town. Tube rental includes a bus ride up the river, allowing for a tube experience of roughly 3 hours (shorter if the river is flowing, longer if it's not moving...More

Thank Michele A
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Kathy0444
21 February 2016|
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Response from lmc5765 | Reviewed this property |
This tubing is incredibly relaxed. More like a float. I would go when the water is a little higher than when we went. you want to be able to float the whole way. We got stuck a couple of times, but we found other floaters... More
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