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Pura Vida Adventures offers guided services in Brevard North Carolina. We offer rock climbing guides, mountain adventures, Art Loeb Shuttles, guided waterfall tours, mountain biking, guided paddling, kayaking, whitewater rafting, adventure racing...more
152 Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768-8863
+1 772-579-0005
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I had a great day of climbing with Joe. We had the mountain pretty much to ourselves. He was incredibly patient - I forgot my shoes in my car and he ran back to grab them for me - somehow he managed to spin it...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Valerie V
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I wish we were there earlier in the year when it was warm enough to to the the waterfall canyoneering, but such is life. Joe was a great guide, I always felt safe and he thoroughly explained everything; he was also very responsive to my...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We chose to take a brew tour with Pura Vida during our honeymoon in Brevard, NC, and we are so thankful we did! First, Joe picked us up at our location and took us to Oskar Blues Brewery where we got a personal tour through...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My wife and I (55 yr old) were heading back to Pisgah for some hiking from NJ and we were able to convince our 17th year old son to join us (given the long ride). In hopes to spice it up a bit I asked...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank OdenRulerofTheGods
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Used the shuttle service to the Art Loeb Trail. We had better luck arranging the shuttle when contacting by email than when leaving a voicemail. I forget the owner's name, but he was very helpful and upbeat when we arrived. Organized process for the shuttle...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank NicoleK45
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Great climbing trip with Pura Vida today! Joe and Dillan took us up a trail in Pisgah National Forest to a great rock climbing spot. They supplied all of the equipment and set up the climb. Joe was very good with his instructions and both...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We, a family of 5 (2 adults & 3 kids ages 9, 10, 13) had a 1/2 day rock climbing trip booked. It was a rainy day and instead of just taking is on our trip and making their money, they told us they wouldn't...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great adventure with Pura Vida!! We took our children, 13, 11 and 8. Joe was fantastic. He gave first-rate instruction on how to climb and rappell. He was knowledgeable, energetic and able to motivate us up the rock. Our teenager was having...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank fenn0351
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Friendly place that will accommodate any skill level. Our "group" was just two of us plus our great guide Dylan. He was knowledgeable, encouraging and above all patient! Will definitely use them on my next trip to beautiful Brevard. Can't wait to go kayaking or...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Offers an invaluable shuttle service if you want to be dropped off somewhere on the Art Loeb trail to hike back to your car - usually at the Davidson Campground. Not cheap, but saved us from paying for someone to drop us off and then...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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