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Sapphire Valley Ski Resort

67 Cherokee Trail, NC 28774
+1 828-743-7663
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Lots to do!!

We had a great time. There are lots of things to do, even if you don't leave the resort. We've... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
scooley1113
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Florence, South Carolina
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Terrible Experience-Very Unorganized

This was our first time ever in cold weather and at a ski resort. We specifically brought our son... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Tina H
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4 weeks ago
“Lots to do!!”
8 Jan 2018
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67 Cherokee Trail, NC 28774
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+1 828-743-7663
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time. There are lots of things to do, even if you don't leave the resort. We've been three years in a row now, you can get on the slopes and tube without the long wait like larger resorts. However now that...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

This was our first time ever in cold weather and at a ski resort. We specifically brought our son here to play in the snow, FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME. (We're Floridians) We arrive on Saturday 12/30 at 3 pm and were told that tubing...More

3  Thank Tina H
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I know that this is a ski "resort" in a temperate climate, so you aren't going to have great skiing. That's OK. A bunny slope and less-than-intermediate 'big' run is fine. And this place has that. But it really is a stretch to call it...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

This was my first experience at a ski resort. Regretfully I was not impressed. My wife had already paid for her and the kids thinking I wasn't interested in any of the activities. I walked out with them to see what the place looked like...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We are from Florida. My kids have never seen snow. My 9 year old snow had a blast snow skiing here! It was his first time. By the end of the day, he looked like a pro coming down the hill!More

Thank Jessica M
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Juanita O, Director of Sales at Sapphire Valley Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

This is great to hear. Our staff works very hard to ensure that everyone has a wonderful experience here at Sapphire Valley Resort. It is such a great place for beginners and for those not so experienced. Nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We really wanted to take our kids snow tubing while we vacationed nearby. We arrived on a Saturday at 10 am and all the tubing times were taken except for the 6 pm time slot. We arrived the following morning at 8:10 am with our...More

2  Thank Julissa H
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Juanita O, Director of Sales at Sapphire Valley Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

We apologize for your having to return at a later time to tube. We are a small resort and it can get really busy at times. We are very pleased that you returned and had a great time. Our staff works very hard to ensure...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We went to the resort a couple days ago to go tubing. We all paid up front 6 of us very excited. The place was very unorganized unless you waited in a long line to pay for something there was really anyone that could be...More

1  Thank Mike G
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Juanita O, Director of Sales at Sapphire Valley Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

We want to apologize to you for the challenge you had with our tubing hill. We are a small resort and sometimes it can get really busy. Our employees strive for everyone to have a wonderful time and great experience tubing or snow skiing. We...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I had a wonderful time at Sapphire Valley resort except for Vordach zip line. I called the first day I was there and made reservations for the following day. They have a "little zippers" class just for 8-11 yr olds. This was perfect for my...More

3  Thank emilysettle
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Took my 8 year old grandson for an afternoon-evening of skiing at this little gem of a place. It was only his 3rd time skiing, but first time this season. First of all, I must say that I have skied for 30 years at every...More

2  Thank Theme_Park_Fanatic
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Set in a beautiful mountain valley, this is the perfect place for winter fun and adventure. The bunny slope is perfect for beginners with lessons available. The longer slope is about 1700 ft. with a 400 ft. drop in elevation, and the tubing hill is...More

3  Thank GRACEANN S
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Prices are found on their website: ADULTS Public Amenity Day Lift/Rental $60.00 $45.00 Day Lift Only $40.00 $30.00 Twilight Lift/Rental $38.00 $28.50 Twilight Lift Only $25.00 $18.75 CHILDREN (12 and under) Day... More
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