Guided Stand Up Paddle Tour
7 Mile Stand-Up Paddle Tour will be an adventure you will never forget. Have you been looking for something new to do with your family. Well look no farther Asheville outdoor center in West Asheville, has an amazing 7 mile stand-up paddle board. Not only will this be a great outing for you and your loved ones. You will also get an amazing work out.
On the 7 mile paddle tour you will have the opportunity to view some of the most beautiful Baltimore estate properties. Not only will you be able to see America’s largest home sitting on 6950 acres, your tour will also consist of amazing native wildlife such as turtles, beavers, deers, ducks and much more. Your paddle tour is approximately 2 1/2 hours, upon your return to the Asheville outdoor center just a short drive up the road there are many restaurants and breweries on Haywood Road in West Asheville.
Although paddling to the shore is not allowed during your tour you have an amazing time viewing the beautiful nature and the amazing properties along the water. Not to mention you will be able to view the Châteauesque-style mansion which was built by George Washington II, how amazing would that be to see such an historic property and absolutely amazing.When you book your tour not only are you paying for the tour itself but it also includes the use of all equipment such as the paddleboard paddle personal floating device, a leash, river booties and a dry bag. There’s so much more that’s included in this tour you get such a bang for your buck.
So don’t waste anymore time and take this opportunity to show your family there’s more to video games and TV these days and take them on one of the most unforgettable nature tours. To book your tour all you will have to do is pick your date and check the availability. It’s just that simple. Hope to see you on the water!
Meet your guide at Asheville Outdoor Center in West Asheville (521 Amboy Road), where you'll park and then ride in an air-conditioned shuttle to the starting point at Bent Creek. Look for the minivan with paddleboards on top that's parked in the far corner of the grass parking lot. Here you'll be fitted with a life jacket and paddle, and receive a lesson on the basics of SUP before setting off along the water.
This section of river is beautifully forested, and offers views of the Biltmore Estate, which is America's largest home sitting on 6,950 acres and is a Châteauesque-style mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt II. Also on our Journey keep an eye out for native wildlife such as turtles, herons, otters, beavers, deer, ducks, and black bears, and hear stories of Asheville's past from your friendly local guide. If you're up for it, your guide can also teach you some tricks and proper racing technique. Your 2.5-hour paddle finishes back at Asheville Outdoor Center, just a 3-minute drive from restaurants and breweries on Haywood Road in West Asheville.
*The Biltmore Estate is private property and no paddling to shore is allowed.
Pickup & Return:
Company: Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, LLC
Asheville Outdoor Center, West Asheville.
Returns to original departure point.
Departure Times: 8:00am, 10:30am, 2:30pm, 4:30pm (available May 15-August 15)
- Use of all equipment (paddleboard, paddle, personal flotation device, leash, river booties, and dry bag)
- Professional guide
- Shuttle to launch point
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Local guide
Does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and beverages
- Towels and sun protection
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Suitable for ages 10 years and up
- All passenger heights MUST be advised at time of booking
- All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking
- Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
- It is recommended that you bring the following: swimwear, sunscreen, sunglasses, waterproof camera, and change of dry clothes that you can leave in your car so you can change at the end of the tour