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French Broad Adventures

9800 US 25/70 Hwy, Marshall, NC 28753
+1 800-570-7238
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zip lining adventure

Our first time zip lining and we had a blast! Matt and Lee were very informative and made us feel... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Medina, Ohio
Definitely do this!!

Excellent company. Richard was our guide and felt totally safe with him. He was also super funny... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Aaminah V
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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 21 October 2017

Our first time zip lining and we had a blast! Matt and Lee were very informative and made us feel very safe! Highly recommend French Broad Adventures!! Thanks! Ellen Z Ohio

Thank ellenzimmerman19
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Excellent company. Richard was our guide and felt totally safe with him. He was also super funny and engaging with loads of information about the river and surrounding areas! Was really fun and wished we'd signed up for the whole day trip!

Thank Aaminah V
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We enjoyed this company as much as the whitewater rafting itself! Very professional, friendly and fun guides, and they clearly pay attention to the details so you have a fun, safe and memorable experience. Our kids were first-timers and loved it as much as we...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 16 October 2017

A fun day on the river rafting and learning about the area. French Board has their own pavilion for having a good cooked lunch on the river. Our guide Chance was a good and made the trip fun and enjoyable.

Thank Renee P
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Very nice organization, professional, very friendly staff. Make sure you choose the right time of the year to really enjoy the rafting.

Thank Cenk O
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This was our first time zip lining and Matt and D made it a very memorable and fun time. Not pushy at all. These guys were awesome. Definitely will be going back. Next time will be for the zip and dip or the wash and...More

Thank Carlos W
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great time. The guides were great very helpful and friendly. It is so beautiful. I loved hearing about all the interesting facts about the area and the river. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Christina D
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Extremely well organized, safe and friendly operation from start to finish. We had Chance as our guide, he had us laughing the whole time while also giving us great info on the river and the area. I would highly recommend this rafting company for your...More

Thank Haley Z
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I planned this activity for a company outing and I was very pleased with the whole outcome. The staff was very helpful and efficient in the planning process. The guides are amazing. Extremely knowledgeable and hilarious. The water was pretty low so it was pretty...More

Thank rachelfoutz
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We rafted 5 miles and Shawn was our guide. We had a great time and had plenty of laughs. We have used this company before and will continue using them! Thanks for the memories

Thank LorrieD123
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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.