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Southern Waterways Quietwater River Trips

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Address: 521 Amboy Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4077
Phone Number: +1 800-849-1970
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We've done the 7 mile float serveral times. Before kids - we did sit on top kyacks, this year we did canoes. We enjoyed ourselves everytime we've been out there. It's easy... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 August 2014
Luv_Greenville_SC
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Greenville, South Carolina

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

We've done the 7 mile float serveral times. Before kids - we did sit on top kyacks, this year we did canoes. We enjoyed ourselves everytime we've been out there. It's easy paddling, a few small (and I mean small) rapids and beautiful views of the Blue Ridge mountains and Biltmore Estate. We like to take a picnic to eat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2012

What to say about riding our waterways. These are great guides!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2009

As the other reviewer mentioned, it is not an easy paddle at the beginning with the very large rocks and low water. That in itself is not the problem. First, the girl/woman working the desk and making reservations was unfriendly and rude. I should have followed my instinct and left at that point. She was rude on the phone and... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2008

I'll begin this by saying we are not white-water kayakers. We have rented kayaks 4-5 times, always on calmish lakes and rivers, and have always enjoyed our time. We moderately enjoyed most of our 3-hour, 7-mile float/paddle trip on the French Broad with Southern Waterways, too. This was June, 2008. If you have followed any of WNC's troubles, you'll know... More 

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