Where To Go River Tubing In Asheville, NC

When you’re looking for a great way to beat the summer heat in Asheville, NC, look no further than tubing down the French Broad River. This family friendly activity offers the perfect mix of relaxation and adventure.

With several outfitters to choose from in and around Asheville, we’ll help you find the perfect tubing company to enjoy the day floating down the river. Its one of the easiest things to do in Asheville to enjoy the outdoors!

If it’s the middle of winter but you still want to have some outdoor tubing fun, make sure you check out our guide to Asheville area snow tubing!

Where To Go Tubing in Asheville, NC

Below is a map of all of the tubing outfitters highlighted in our guide. As you can see, there is ample opportunity for a relaxing float down the French Broad River.

This article shares where to go river tubing in Asheville. Make sure to check out our guides to other fun Asheville outdoor activities.

River Tubing In Asheville

Below you’ll find our guide to tubing in Asheville. It’s one of our most recommended experiences as a way to relax and take in the beauty of Western NC. And best of all there are no special skills required!

Zen tubing offers family fun on the water with two locations, one meets in North Asheville and one in South Asheville.

The North Asheville location on Riverside drive is the meeting point for a float down the French broad through Midtown and the River Arts District. The float time typically takes 3 – 3.5 hours.

Reserve your tickets today before your preferred time slot fills up!

Tube rentals are available for ages 4 and older.

The 2024 tubing season will resume for weekends in May!

If South Asheville is more convenient to you, you’re in luck with Zen Tubing’s South Asheville location.

Situated on Brevard Road near the NC Arboretum, this Zen Tubing offers a float down the French Broad river through beautiful wooded landscape. This trip down the river is a bit shorter with a duration lasting 2 – 2.5 hours.

Children must be 4 or older to participate.

Book your time slot today!

The 2024 tubing season will resume for weekends in May!

Located on Glenn Bridge Road in South Asheville, Beer City Tubing is one of Asheville’s premier dedicated tubing outfitters. Typical float time on the French Broad River with Beer City Tubing is 2 – 3 hours.

Beer City Tubing offers the most affordable river tubing adventures in Asheville with $20 tube rentals.

Reservations are required, so make sure you book online ahead of time! Children must be 4 or older to participate.

Beer City tubing will opening in June for the Summer 2024 season!

Enjoy a float down the French Broad River past Carrier Park and through the River Arts District with Asheville Adventure Company.

Tubing (or kayaking if you prefer) launches at Asheville Adventure Company’s River Outpost at 521 Amboy Road near Carrier Park. Float time down the river is typically about 2 – 3 hours.

The takeout location is at their bike shop headquarters in River Arts District where you will be shuttled back to the river outpost.

Reserve your slot online today! Children must be 4 or older to rent tubes.

The 2024 tubing season will commence Memorial Day weekend.

If you’re looking to maximize the bang for your buck with the longest float time, then the French Broad Outfitters tube trip is for you.

This tubing excursion has an average float time of 4 to 5 hours.

French Broad Outfitters shuttles you to the put-in location before the float. You then float back to the meeting point at their main location at 704 Riverside Drive.

Children must be age 6 or older to participate.

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