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Address: 152 Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768-8863
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+1 772-579-0005

Pura Vida Adventures offers guided services in Brevard North Carolina. We...

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 camps, family mountain adventures near brevard and asheville north carolina, camping, hiking, canyoneering. If you love being outdoors come have an adventure with us, North Carolina has amazing landscapes such as Dupont State Forest, Mountain Bridge, Pisgah National forest, Nantahala National Forest, Gorges State Park. Brevard is only a short distance from Asheville NC, Hendersonville, Bent Creek, Greenville, Gastonia, Mountain Home, Flat Rock, Chimmney Rock, Canton, Panther Town, Lake Toxaway, Biltmore Estate, Blue Ridge Parkway

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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... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
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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 recommend it that day because of the young kids. They gave us a full refund... More 

2 Thank Christina3737
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 a "teen moment," but he talked her up the rock. The younger children stayed busy... More 

1 Thank fenn0351
Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 canyoneering with them.

Thank Benjamin M
mt pleasant, sc
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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 drive back home or to stay in a hotel while we hiked, which were our... More 

Thank William E
Warner Robins, Georgia
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Just the Best!!! My family and I went on a three day adventure that included rock climbing, mountain biking, and canyoneering. I have been around outdoor adventure for over 22 years and do not trust my family to just anyone. Joe, our guide, was a "Top Shelf" blend of safety, fun, naturalist, and film guide. The equipment we used, including... More 

1 Thank UTABeast
Holland, Michigan
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We had the good fortune of working with both Joe and Jimmy. My husband and I made arrangements for a day of rock climbing---first time on real rock face and not an indoor climbing gym for our 16 year old daughter---for our Spring Break. Joe was very easy to deal with in making arrangements and the entire experience was fantastic.... More 

1 Thank annmck527
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We will go with Pure Vida Adventures for all our mountain biking trips. Joe was fantastic! He went out of his way to find out what we would enjoy. Not only did he take us on fantastic trails he also gave us an education on the history and topography of the area. He was the perfect tour guide and all... More 

2 Thank chris557travel
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Joe was an awesome guide on a day trip Canyoneering! His Instructions were great, great knowledge of the area, great trip all around. Can't wait to get back and do another trip soon!

1 Thank Matt K
Surf City, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Very solid experience. We went with Joe on a half day climbing half day biking adventure. His instruction was "just right." He was great at reading our personalities and needs and realized that working through the techniques with more independence was our style. After great instruction he would let us work through the activities ourselves and support as we fumbled... More 

1 Thank Misty S
Gulfport, Florida
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We had a 1/2 day open and decided to try rock climbing with Pura Vida. Noah took 6 of us to the "rock" and we had a fantastic time! Noah was a fantastic guide - providing very solid instruction/guidance and very good about maintaining safety procedures at all times. All 6 of us were novice climbers and we had a... More 

2 Thank Bill K

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