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French Broad Adventures

9800 US 25/70 Hwy, Marshall, NC 28753
+1 800-570-7238
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Perfect day Zip & Dip

Morning zip line excursion with guides Josh And Thomas. Very serious about safety but both were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Carlton A
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a wonderful outing

Everything was as advertised. The trip was excellent, exciting and relaxing, all at the same time... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Elliot S
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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Morning zip line excursion with guides Josh And Thomas. Very serious about safety but both were friendly, funny and helpful. Zip lines are not strenuous. If you can walk up and down 3-4 flights of stairs you’re good to go as long as you weigh...More

Thank Carlton A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Everything was as advertised. The trip was excellent, exciting and relaxing, all at the same time. Jonah was an excellent guide, providing interesting information about the river, his experiences, and the local music scene! It was my wife's first time white water rafting and she...More

Thank Elliot S
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guide Richard was fantastic! He was very experienced and really knew what he was doing. He also told us a lot about the history ad geography of the area, and we could tell he loves what he does. The whole crew worked very well...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The guide Tim was awesome. He was very experienced and capable. Unfortunately I couldn’t really enjoy the trip due to the incredible stench of body odor emanating from the helmet straps and personal flotation device. Very gross. They need to be disinfected badly. I would...More

Thank Lee H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the second time I have used this company (20 years apart!), and was not disappointed at all! Our raft guide, Tom, was well acquainted with the French Broad river, and did everything to make sure we had the ultimate experience! He even cooked...More

Thank Pamela4884
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Second year with FBA. Took longer 9-mile lunch trip this year (last year did raft/zip combo with shorter raft trip) and had great time again. Our raft guide Jonah and trip leader Richard were excellent!

Thank hcwhinn
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff is wonderful, guides are excellent! We raft often, so if you are experienced the French Broad River maybe a little slow, seem to be more 1-2’s with a few 3’s. Beautiful scenic views and water is warmer then some others. Jim, our guide, very...More

Thank wwnburn1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family went out today on two rafts. Both our guides, Auggie and Tim were just awesome! Auggie was so knowledgable of the geology of the river and area. The whitewater wild! Our whole experience was phenomenal!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second trip to FBA & it was better than the first! Our family consisted of two 50 Year olds, my 74 year old uncle & all of our 6 kids ranging from ages 16-26; We had an Absolute BLAST!!! Ariel & Sam,...More

Thank 44Wesley
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time with French Broad Adventures. Caylor was a super guide who knew the river made it fun for everyone in our boat. Jim, another guide, kept us entertained on the bus ride to and from the river. The 9 mile trip...More

Thank Eddie P
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4stella
June 17, 2018|
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Response from Mitch H | Property representative |
We do offer a 10% Military and 10% AAA discount
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Lauren C
August 2, 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
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alenepinsky
June 28, 2016|
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Response from Mitch H | 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.
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