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French Broad Adventures

9800 US Hwy 25/70, Marshall, NC 28753
+1 800-570-7238
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family of five

AWESOME first time river rafting! staff was outstanding, friendly, informative and helpful. Kids... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Scott S
Delaware, United States
Amazing day! Fun for all!

We took our 3 kids (ages 8-10, all small stature <60 lbs each) on the 5 mile trip. It was perfect... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stephanie P
Parkland, 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 2 days ago

AWESOME first time river rafting! staff was outstanding, friendly, informative and helpful. Kids ranged in age from 9-16 and they all had a super-fabulous time! would definitely do another one!

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took our 3 kids (ages 8-10, all small stature <60 lbs each) on the 5 mile trip. It was perfect for us- just enough rapids to be exciting, but not so rough to be scary. I felt that French Broad Adventures took safety very...More

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the 9 mile trip. I felt very safe and in good hands with our great guide Cory Zeller.The kids are already planning on next year's trip.

Thank Danalee P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took a trip with about 20 family members. Did the half day whitewater so the younger, 8-17 and older 65 year olds plus some middle age adults could enjoy and everyone had a blast. Just enough whitewater to give the beginners an itch to go...More

Thank Mistro S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One boat with 4 teens second boat my wife and I with our 8 year old twins. Everyone at French Broad Adventures was great. Augie was our guide and he was Awesome with our young twins and a great personality. Thank you for making our...More

Thank Bill E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our family of seven did the five mile trip with lunch. What a great time! Richard was our guide and he was great! We would highly recommend French Broad Adventures to everyone looking for a white water rafting adventure. Thank you for a great time!

Thank heatherferrell0823
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip all around , great food great guide by my man jim he killed it. Solid paddle strokes by the crew ot was a solid trip! 10/10 would deffinetly recomend

Thank Tyler J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four adults and a 10 year old went with French Broad Adventures on their 5 mile whitewater rafting trip on the French Broad River. We all had a great time, thanks in part to an awesome guide, Chance.

Thank bshennan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time rafting and we enjoyed the trip from beginning to end. Everyone we encountered was friendly and helpful. This is a well-tuned organization. Our guide, Richard, was both a skilled rafter and entertainer! He provided great narratives of local history and...More

Thank BAM29708
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good time with a knowledgeable guide which made the trip very fun. Also the Uncheck was good,

Thank Sue S
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Lauren C
What are the physical fitness level requirements for the Class I-III trip? Can Granny go? :)
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
what are the weight restrictions for children? how many people in each boat?
June 28, 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.
Are there shower facilities available for after the trip?
July 12, 2015|
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Response from TommyZL1 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of Any shower facilities.