French Broad River Tours

Experience the history of the French Broad River with a guided scenic tour in our locally crafted, wooden drift boats.

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River Arts District Tour

Experience an urban tour of the River Arts District and Carrier park. We offer the early riser morning tour along with the evening sunset cruise.

Duration: 1 hour (French Broad River)

Price: $65.00 per person

Schedule: Friday & Saturday

Morning Tour 8:00am

Lunch Tour   12:00 am

Sunset Cruise Tour 5:30 pm

Birding Tour

Enjoy unique early morning bird life along the French Broad river in a classic, quiet wooden boat. Guided trip includes a brief history of the French Broad River and a chance to glimpse an array of birdlife along the river. The boat is powered by an electric motor to provide optimum conditions for birding.

Duration: 2 hours (Mills River/French Broad River)

Price: $100.00 per person

Schedule: Friday & Saturday

Birding Tour: 8:00 am

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Morning tours are for the birders and coffee drinkers out there, while the evening sunset cruise offers serenity with your beverage of choice. We also provide guide service for weddings, special events, and private parties upon request. Enjoy a delightful, comfortable, and educational adventure down a truly historic river.

Boat Capacity

2 Passengers per boat. Additional rafts and kayaks are available upon request.


Complimentary pretzels and mustard are served during evening tour.


Alcohol is permitted on the boat but is not provided by us. We will provide adequate glassware for your beverages.