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Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours offers private, guided standup paddleboard tours of the French Broad River in Asheville, as well as Asheville's lowest prices on standup paddleboard rentals. Choose from paddling through the Biltmore Estate or the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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159 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC 28801-3136
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Reviewed today

My friend and I rented paddleboards for the 4 mile trip. It was a fun time! The crew was very friendly, professional, and helpful. I had little experience on a SUP and my friend had none. They gave us a lesson with the rental and...More

Thank kjline
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tom was very helpful setting up our reservation, all went as planned. We will definitely do this again, very fun experience.More

Thank Debi P
Kyle E, Owner at Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Debi, So glad to hear that Tom was a big help in scheduling your trip and that the experience was up to your expectations! We really appreciate you choosing to come out and spend a day on the river with us and we hope...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Eric was a blast! This was our first time paddle boarding and he made it easy and so much fun. We had a wonderful experience and will certainly be back to do it again!More

Thank Mollie P
Kyle E, Owner at Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Mollie, thanks so much for taking the time to review and we’ll be sure to let Eric know how much you enjoyed it! We really appreciate you coming out to paddle with us and hope that the rest of your stay in Asheville was...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience paddle boarding for the first time. We chose the 7 mile journey down the French Broad River. Expansive views of the mountains, river, and the Biltmore Estate. Patrick was our guide. He was very knowledgeable and courteous. He was there...More

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WaiMaunaSUPTours, Owner at Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a BEAUTIFUL day you had here in Asheville and we're so glad you were able to spend it on the water. We love the morning trips (since there's less chance of rain), and we're happy to hear that Patrick's knowledge and expertise shone through....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visit the Asheville area often and were looking for something different to do this trip. We decided to take a guided SUP trip and had a blast. We’ve never paddle boarded before so didn’t know what to expect. We can’t recommend...More

Thank mjbrunson
WaiMaunaSUPTours, Owner at Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We LOVE helping introduce new people to paddleboarding, so we're glad you decide to try something new on your recent visit to Asheville. We'll definitely pass this on to Danelle and let her know how much you appreciated her tips and advice on the river!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Third time with wai Mauna and again great service. Even with third time going they made sure we had quick refresher/reminders. Great location and great people. Will continue to use this company!

Thank jennieozz
WaiMaunaSUPTours, Owner at Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

LOVE that you've made it out three different and times and thanks so much for taking time the time to review. Glad to hear you had a safe and enjoyable time on the river and we look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this experience! The actual time in the river is about an hour and a half at the most and this was plenty to feel like you're getting a good taste of nature, but not over-exerting yourself! The guide was very nice -...More

Thank Renee B
WaiMaunaSUPTours, Owner at Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Renee, thanks so much for taking the time to review and let others know about your experience. The 4-mile trip is about 1.5 hours of river time—but can sometimes be as much as 2 hours on years when the water level is lower (we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I love to paddle and took advantage of renting boards on our recent vacation to the Asheville area. Setting up the reservation was super easy and fast. We did not use a guide since we knew how to paddle, but meeting to...More

Thank DavidPryor
WaiMaunaSUPTours, Owner at Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi David, we're so glad to hear you had a great experience and we agree it's a beautiful place to paddle! It's a nice stretch of river because it's beginner-friendly but experienced paddlers can still have a good time, so we're happy to hear it...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on our guided tour through Biltmore. It’s beautiful and our guide took great photos of us!More

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WaiMaunaSUPTours, Owner at Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Amber, Awesome work on paddling the 7-mile stretch of river and thanks for sharing the photos! It's definitely a peaceful stretch of river and hopefully you got to spot some wildlife as well as views of the Biltmore home. We really appreciate you coming...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful way for the whole family to experience another facet of the city of Asheville! More than just an activity, we had an amazing time paddling the French Broad River with our guide Danelle leading us and entertaining us with historical tidbits along...More

Thank kcmar
WaiMaunaSUPTours, Owner at Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi kcmar, So glad that we could provide the entire family with a getaway out on the river, and we'll be sure to pass this along to Danelle so she knows how much you appreciated the tour. We love educating people about Asheville (as well...More

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Pae8788
15 May 2018|
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Response from Kyle E | Property representative |
Thanks for the question and yes, you're welcome to bring your our board. For guided tours the price is still the same, and we recommend using one of the 4-inch rubber fins that we provide as opposed to a 7 or 9 inch skeg... More
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Diamonds89
17 March 2017|
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Hi Diamonds 8, Thanks for reaching out, and yes, it's definitely warm enough to do this in April! Because of the warm weather we actually have our first tour going out this Thursday and are opening a little bit earlier... More
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Bernard H
28 September 2016|
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Response from Kyle E | Property representative |
Hi Bernard, Minimum age is 10 years old. The river is beautiful in October!
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