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River and Earth Adventures, Inc

1655 Highway 105, Boone, NC 28607-7807
+1 828-355-9797
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Unfortunately, I have no idea how this company is. I wanted to purchase a Groupon for a tubing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Stahlko
,
Milton
via mobile
Great time

We went on the full day rafting trip on the French Broad. We had planned to go rafting while in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jwhit744
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Hueytown, Alabama
via mobile
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Quality not quantity is the the only way to float. River and Earth Adventures, Inc is dedicated to adventure, eco-education, and healthy living. Connect with your friends and family while challenging yourself and enjoying some of the best natural areas in the Appalachian Mountains. River and Earth Adventures offers rafting, caving, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, and gem mining.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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1655 Highway 105, Boone, NC 28607-7807
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately, I have no idea how this company is. I wanted to purchase a Groupon for a tubing adventure for my family of four. Their rules stipulate that the trip must be scheduled a week in advance jn order to use the Groupon. I began...More

Thank Stahlko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the full day rafting trip on the French Broad. We had planned to go rafting while in Banner Elk on vacation and looked at all of the options and decided that the French Broad would be our best choice for a first...More

Thank jwhit744
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We (Family, two Kids 7+12) had a perfect French Broad Afternoon Trip with Dave. We made the reservation weeks ago via internet, got a confirmation and a reminder one day before our trip. Dave was at the Outpost on time and we had a lot...More

Thank Verena R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived ahead of time and our guide was Gunner. Although the dam wasn't ready for release, Gunner took us to the start of the tour on the Watauga. It was fun to watch the dam release and to put in before other groups behind...More

Thank tdleggett
Grant S, Owner at River and Earth Adventures, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear you had an awesome time on our Watauga trip with Gunnar! The benefits of going with REA is smaller trips, longer river time and overall a more personal experience, glad you found us. We look forward to seeing you guys in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late for our tubing adventure- gave them a phone beforehand know about the lateness secondary to road closures and construction. Response was " don't worry." Weather was mediocre to say the least but no rain so we got on the bus with our...More

Thank N3866PUdianes
Grant S, Owner at River and Earth Adventures, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the feedback, you have pointed out some good points! We do encourage folks to take a cooler tube with plenty of snacks, drinks, sunscreen,etc to ensure for a well prepared adventure. The water levels do go up and down based on rainfall so...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at 1:45 for our 2:00 appointment (scheduled weeks in advance). We checked in and waited until after 3:00pm for a vehicle to transport us to the tubing start- not because of excessive crowds but due to problems with vehicles it seemed (though this...More

Thank wsnctraveler2017
Grant S, Owner at River and Earth Adventures, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good to hear your feedback as we are always trying to improve our services. We have just purchased this property and we are in the process of building an outpost with outfitter store and restaurant, but Rome was not built in a day so it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the half day French Broad river rafting trip with REA based on a recommendation. It is a 2hr drive from Boone to Marshall, the outpost for the French Broad trips and GPS is horribly unreliable so we were 20 min late. We had...More

Thank Ruth E
Grant S, Owner at River and Earth Adventures, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The French Broad half day trip is a great way to enjoy the river and avoid getting out of bed a the crack of dawn especially with teens. We are glad you and your family had a great time. Noah is a great guide and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy, convenient and affordable way to float a beautiful section of river! Great service, friendly guides.

Thank scooper2017
Grant S, Owner at River and Earth Adventures, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks you for the 5 star review! The South Fork of the New River is one of the best rivers to tube in the south east United States. See you next Summer!

Reviewed 17 July 2017

The prices were good. Though know that bathrooms and changing areas not the best. Porta Johns and rooms with cracks in the walls. They took our money and then asked us to sit and forgot us. Dropped us into the river much later than we...More

2  Thank Minijini
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect way to enjoy a hot summer day on the river. Go at your own pace, mostly smooth with a few minor drops for fun. Beautiful scenery. Good for friends and families of all ages. Great staff, very helpful. You will love...More

Thank Lisa R
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Maureen W
21 November 2016|
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Response from Samantha H | Reviewed this property |
You could call the company, but I also highly recommend Dave.
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