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French Broad Adventures

9800 US 25/70 Hwy, Marshall, NC 28753
+1 800-570-7238
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Great Water Adventure

If you visit the Hot Spring area, this is a must! My family went rock rafting today with Jim and... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
via mobile
Wonderful time white water rafting!

I can't say enough good things about this place! The made every moment of the experience (even the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
katrina c
Athens, Alabama
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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 25/70 Hwy, Marshall, NC 28753
+1 800-570-7238
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

If you visit the Hot Spring area, this is a must! My family went rock rafting today with Jim and Caylor! We had a great time! Jim is a GREAT story teller and extremely funny! He also makes a mean burger for lunch! Caylor was...More

Thank CricketLady1
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I can't say enough good things about this place! The made every moment of the experience (even the bus ride ) enjoyable. It is evident why they are so well reviewed on trip advisor. Jim was our guide and he was wonderful... knowledgeable, experienced and...More

Thank katrina c
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We highly recommend French Broad Rafting for whitewater rafting fun! This was the first time whitewater rafting for all but one in our group of 7 ranging in ages from 8 to 60. Our guide, Cory Z, was amazing and did an excellent job guiding...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was our first time river rafting and it couldn't have been better; my kids, ages 13, 10, and 8, loved every minute of it. The French Broad river is beautiful and what made the trip awesome was our guide, Jim. He was funny and...More

Thank 410karenl
Reviewed 3 October 2016

These two guides provided excellent preparation and good fun for each zip. I've never zip lined before, but I'll come back to French Broad again. Great time.

Thank philzfood
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend French broad adventures of you are looking to have a blast rafting and zip lining!! We ragged the first day and our guide was Richard! I would recommend requesting him for sure. He was by far the best guide they have! The...More

1  Thank randimoorman
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Traveling with my sister & friends 2 weeks ago and we decided to try ziplining. So happy we ended up here with a local family-owned company and not with one of the corporate companies offering ziplining around Asheville! Josh & Kate were so welcoming and...More

Thank nhrocky
Reviewed 20 September 2016

these guys do a great job. The guides are personable, entertaining and even give a sense of competence. We had an amazing time on a beautiful day. Not the greatest rapids I've ever been on (in)...but it was really a nice experience with a group...More

Thank fozjon
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Had a fantastic time both rafting and ziplining with French Broad Rafting and Ziplines. Great guides (Josh for Rafting and Lee and Kate for Ziplines) made both activities a ton of fun. It seemed they had just as much fun as the rest of us...More

Thank mikesmurr
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Alec and Josh were our guides for the Zip tour- beyond amazing! Had the best time! Would do this again! The guides really had fun with our group and that made the experience that much more. This was my first time zipping with my sister...More

Thank Laura T
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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.