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French Broad Rafting and Ziplines

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Address: 9800 US Hwy 25/70, Marshall, NC 28753
Phone Number: +1 800-570-7238
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French Broad Rafting and Ziplines is only 24 Miles from Asheville (NC)...

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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Best Time Ever!!!

The folks with French Broad Rafting could not have been more professional, kind or FUN!! Our rafting trip was full of adventure, and Jim and Jonah took care of us all the way... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The folks with French Broad Rafting could not have been more professional, kind or FUN!! Our rafting trip was full of adventure, and Jim and Jonah took care of us all the way! The stories they tell will keep you at ease down the river. We had seasoned rafters and newbies and the guys worked with all of us to... More 

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San Diego
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I made reservations with this company for a weekday, within their 72 hrs cancellation policy. I didn't expect to cancel. It was for the day after a business deal as a celebration. Well the day we were supposed to raft, my new tenants had their utilities shut off, and I had to spend the day fixing it. It was a... More 

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FBRE, Owner at French Broad Rafting and Ziplines, responded to this review

According to our records your group was a no call, no show for an afternoon trip on Friday July 1st . When you didn’t arrive at your show-up time (30 minutes prior to trip time) we called the contact number you gave us when you made your reservation. We left you a voice mail to contact us in case you... More 

Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I just celebrated a milestone birthday and went to NC with 3 friends to celebrate. White water rafting and Ziplining were definitely on the To Do List. I cannot say enough about both teams. Jim was the tour guide on the bus ride to and from the river and is hilarious (not to mention a great musician and cook). Tom... More 

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Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I am over 60 years old. Ryan and Alec played the good cop bad cop with Ryan teasing about the risk factor in good nature. They both were completely and consistently focused on each individual in the group of which there were 8. Each time, watching hand placement when ready to zip and reminders if we needed. Twice in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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 really good with my son and kept him safely in the raft! Very professionally organized... More 

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Athens, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 so entertaining. We did the tour that included lunch on a beautiful, secluded spot where... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 us through the class 1, 2, and 3 rapids. Cory even picked me up from... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 knowledgable and made us all feel safe. Even the bus ride there and back was... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 water level was pretty low so didn't get to do some of the bigger Rapids... More 

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