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Pura Vida Adventures

152 Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768-8863
+1 772-579-0005
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Brew Tour

We chose to take a brew tour with Pura Vida during our honeymoon in Brevard, NC, and we are so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeff M
Awesome Awesome Family Rappel - Even if Afraid of Heights

My wife and I (55 yr old) were heading back to Pisgah for some hiking from NJ and we were able to... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Brooklyn, New York
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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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152 Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768-8863
+1 772-579-0005
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to take a brew tour with Pura Vida during our honeymoon in Brevard, NC, and we are so thankful we did! First, Joe picked us up at our location and took us to Oskar Blues Brewery where we got a personal tour through...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My wife and I (55 yr old) were heading back to Pisgah for some hiking from NJ and we were able to convince our 17th year old son to join us (given the long ride). In hopes to spice it up a bit I asked...More

Thank OdenRulerofTheGods
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Used the shuttle service to the Art Loeb Trail. We had better luck arranging the shuttle when contacting by email than when leaving a voicemail. I forget the owner's name, but he was very helpful and upbeat when we arrived. Organized process for the shuttle...More

1  Thank NicoleK45
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Great climbing trip with Pura Vida today! Joe and Dillan took us up a trail in Pisgah National Forest to a great rock climbing spot. They supplied all of the equipment and set up the climb. Joe was very good with his instructions and both...More

Thank Reese9870
Reviewed 13 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...More

4  Thank Christina3737
Reviewed 2 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...More

1  Thank fenn0351
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...More

1  Thank Benjamin M
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...More

Thank William E
Reviewed 13 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...More

2  Thank UTABeast
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...More

2  Thank annmck527
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