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French Broad Adventures

9800 US Hwy 25/70, Marshall, NC 28753
+1 800-570-7238
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Amazing family rafting trip, of all ages!

This past Sunday we had the time of our lives! Our family rafting trip included 4 adults & 2... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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We went White Water Rafting and had a wonderful experience. Chance was our guide and he made this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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 yesterday

This past Sunday we had the time of our lives! Our family rafting trip included 4 adults & 2 children in the age range of 8 - 67. We weren't sure how the kids, aged 8 & 10, would do on their 1st rafting trip...More

Thank Milfordclan
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went White Water Rafting and had a wonderful experience. Chance was our guide and he made this event so fun. We were a family of 7 and were able to get into one raft. I would definitely recommend this company for your next white...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family schedule a rafting trip here during a weekend getaway I'm the mountains. We have 2 children ages 13 and 10 who had never been rafting before. We chose to do the 4 mile trip with lunch because we figured by the time we...More

Thank amy090283
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had 2 boats and guides on our trip and they were both fantastic. The guides were clearly doing what they loved and were incredibly knowledge about the area including great history and animal facts. We even spotted an eagles nest on the 9 mile...More

Thank Meggin B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Let me preface this by saying that we, like most people, never leave reviews unless something was truly amazing or truly awful. My wife and I took a trip with our guide, Jimmy. We were escaping the wrath of Irma and found an excellent time...More

Thank cnkidd3
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time with this rafting company. The first year they would of been rated a 5, but this year was a little different due to our guide. From the beginning he seemed as though he had a short fuse. Instead of encouraging...More

Thank CruisingQT
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I had reservations to zip line and white-water raft but had to cancel due to the fact that we live in South Florida and are victims of Hurricane Irma. Our reservations were for the day it hit and French Broad is still...More

Thank marybZ1488PR
FBRE, Owner at French Broad Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mary and Louise. We responded to Louise’s email the day before your trip at 9:31 a.m., well before you posted this review, to find out which of the 2 cards on your reservation that the $7.56 cancellation fee should be refunded to (Louise check your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband was the only one in our family of five who had white water rafted, and this was a wonderful introduction to it for the rest of us (me and our three kids, ages 11-17). Class 2 and 3 rapids, so it was never...More

Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chance made the trip lots of fun! We have been rafting with other outfitters, but the views on the river and the guides were the best! No showers but a clean changing area is provided.

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day on the river white water rafting. Our guides were top notch, funny and had a lot of knowledge with the history of the area. Enjoyed the lunch and the laughs. Zip lining was fun and we had great guides with that as well....More

Thank rdenney2017
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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.