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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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159 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC 28801-3136
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a fantastic time Monday SUPing down the French Broad. We were the only people on the river and it was magical. Danelle and Patrick were great. We highly recommend.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first time to SUP and we had an amazing time! Great first lesson then a leisurely paddle down the river. He even got some great pics for us as a family! We will definitely be back and do it again!More

Thank kdcapehart
WaiMaunaSUPTours, Owner at Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to review and we love helping first-time paddlers! We always try to provide a thorough lesson at the beginning to help you get comfortable with the paddle and board, and we're stoked to hear that it all worked...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in from out of town for my birthday all the way from Pittsburgh PA and wanted to SUP on my birthday. While at One World Brewing Co, I found this company online and gave them a call. They asked what time I wanted...More

Thank Rachel A
WaiMaunaSUPTours, Owner at Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Rachel, so happy that we could help make it an awesome birthday—especially with some SUP on the river! We really appreciate you giving us a call and for taking the time to review. Safe travels back to Pittsburgh and we'd love to see you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had an awesome 4 mile paddle with Holly. She made us feel comfortable on the boards and even served as our own private photographer. She pointed out lots of cool stuff along the way too. The French Broad is such a...More

Thank lorigins2017
WaiMaunaSUPTours, Owner at Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lori, Thanks so much for taking the time to review and we'll definitely pass this along to Holly to let her know how much you enjoyed your trip. We work extra hard to provide a private guide for every group that paddles with us,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hesitated to go due to rain but are so glad we didn’t let that deter us. Even as novice paddle boarders we managed the 7 mile trip easily and had a wonderful day on the French Broad with views of Biltmore and wildlife. The...More

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

Hi Deborah, we're so glad to hear that you decided to go for it—even with the threat of some rain. Our summertime showers are usually hit-and-miss and it often ends up being a beautiful afternoon once the brief showers have passed. And yes—you're spot on:...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great last minute choice for a fun early evening paddle on a cool stretch of the river, which was being enjoyed by plenty of other paddlers and tubers on this hot day. Danelle was excellent - accommodated the two of us very well and gave...More

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

Hi Rand, glad we could accommodate you at the last minute—especially on a busy day. We'll definitely let Danelle know that you appreciated the tips and the tour of West Asheville, and thanks so much for spending a day on the water with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to book same day for morning SUP session ~ thanks for answering my early call! Great service, straight forward, easy in & out, stable, sturdy boards. Thank you, we'll be calling again!More

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

Hi Laura, Thanks for choosing to give us a call and glad we could help you out with the last minute booking. Mornings are our favorite time to be out there, and we're so glad to hear that you had a great experience and the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved paddling down the French broad river! Great experience and the guys at wai Maui were awesome. Even got a reccemadation for a bar to visit that I ended up staying 2 1/2 hours enjoying live music. A great way to end the day.More

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

Hi coachkaryn, Thanks so much for taking the time to review, AND for coming out to paddle with us. Nothing makes us happier than knowing we were able to help you both on and off the river, and happy to hear we could help you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff - very knowledgeable and helpful for a first timer. I had never paddle boarded before - the guide was great and told me everything I needed to know. We rented the paddle boards - I would definitely rent from them again. We'll use...More

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

Hi Ashlee, We love helping first-time standup paddlers so we're stoked to hear that you had a good time and it was a fun, enjoyable experience. It's a lot easier than most people think, and we hope to see you again this summer, or better...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Responsive, on time, and provide excellent service! Used them two years in a row and will use them again next year!

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

We couldn't do this without our awesome customers, so thank YOU for joining us on the river—especially two years in a row! Thanks for taking the time to review and we look forward to seeing you next year!

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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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