Paddle, SUP, and Tubing on the French Broad River

french-broad-outfittersFrench Broad Outfitters is the only outfitter located north of town on the French Broad River, allowing us to offer an additional 6 miles of river. We offer a wider variety of float trip packages than other outfitters around. All of our trips are unguided to allow guests to enjoy the trip at their own speed.

The trip times listed below are when the bus leaves, please be here at least 30 minutes prior to that time. Rates listed below are per person, regardless of your vessel of choice.

Guests ages 6 and up can enjoy a tandem ride with an adult, 12 years old and older (or 120lbs) can navigate their own boat.

Monday-Thursday: 11am, 1pm, and 3pm
Friday – Sunday: 10am – 3pm (Bus leaves on the hour!)

RAD-French-BroadRIVER ARTS DISTRICT – $40/person
6 Miles Long • 3 Hour Paddle
Put in at Hominy Creek

Canoe

Maximum of 2 adults and a child/dog (or 600 lbs)

Solo Kayak

1 person per solo kayak (or 280 lbs)

Tandem Kayak

2 people per tandem kayak (or 500 lbs)

SUP

1 person per SUP (or 220 lbs)

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paddling-french-broad-biltmoreHISTORIC BILTMORE TOUR – $45/person
6 Miles Long • 2.5 Hour Paddle
Put in at Bent Creek

Canoe

Maximum of 2 adults and a child/dog per canoe (or 600 lbs)

Solo Kayak

1 person per solo kayak (or 280 lbs)

Tandem Kayak

2 people per tandem kayak (or 500 lbs)

SUP

1 person per SUP (or 220 lbs)

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fbr-from-brp-bridgeTHE ASHEVILLE EXPERIENCE TOUR – $60/person
12 Miles Long • 4.5 Hour Paddle
Put in at Bent Creek
Last trip leaves at 1pm

Canoe

Maximum of 2 adults and a child/dog per canoe (or 600 lbs)

Solo Kayak

1 person per solo kayak (or 280 lbs)

Tandem Kayak

2 people per tandem kayak (or 500 lbs)

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tubing-asheville-rentalsSMAC TUBE TOUR (Smokey Mountain Adventure Center) – $20/person
4 Miles Long • 3 Hour Float
Put in at SMAC

Tubes Only

PFD available on request
Cooler tubes available for an additional $5

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Extended Trips

asheville-kayak-rentalCustom overnight float trips on the French Broad Paddle Trail are also an option. Call to ask for details about 2, 3, or 4-day trips! Price varies with included camping equipment rental.
More Information on Multi-Day Trips Here