Half Day Educational Waterfall & Forest Hike Guided Tour With Lunch

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Asheville, US
5 (1)
Asheville, US
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Embark on a half-day educational adventure through the mesmerizing southern Blue Ridge Mountains. This guided tour takes you on a fascinating hike through a temperate rainforest ecosystem, where you'll discover the incredible biodiversity of plants and animals that call this place home. From millipedes to salamanders, edible plants to majestic waterfalls, each step reveals a new natural wonder waiting to be explored. With hands-on introductions and eye-level encounters, this tour brings science lessons to life in the most captivating way. Not only will you learn about the local natural history and ecology, but you'll also have the chance to swim in a stunning waterfall and try your luck at fishing. Immerse yourself in the magic of nature and create memories that will last a lifetime on this enchanting tour.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • Suitable for 1-12 Participants
  • Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Personalized guided hike to a beautiful waterfall
  • Option to wade and swim in the waterfall
  • Lunch provided at no extra charge
  • Learn local natural history and ecology from an experienced guide
  • Possibility of spotting wildlife or experiencing unique surprises
  • Lunch
  • Fishing poles and tackle provided by request.

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Escape into the enchanting world of the southern Blue Ridge Mountains with the Half Day Educational Waterfall & Forest Hike Guided Tour With Lunch. This immersive experience allows adventurers of all ages to discover the hidden wonders of the temperate rainforest ecosystem. Led by a knowledgeable career educator, you will unravel the secrets of the flora and fauna that call this mesmerizing landscape home.

What to expect?

Embark on a personalized guided hike that takes you to a breathtaking waterfall, where you have the option to immerse yourself in its refreshing waters. Throughout the journey, you will learn about the local natural history and ecology from your experienced guide, who will share fascinating insights about the diverse wildlife, edible plants, and captivating mushrooms that thrive in this magical setting. Furthermore, fishing enthusiasts can try their luck with the local trout and sunfish, as fishing poles and tackle are provided.

Who is this for?

This extraordinary adventure is designed for curious minds of all ages, making it an ideal experience for families, friends, or solo travelers seeking an immersive educational outing. Whether you are a nature enthusiast, science lover, or simply eager to connect with the awe-inspiring beauty of the natural world, this tour promises invaluable insights and memorable moments for everyone.

Why book this?

Immerse yourself in an educational escapade like no other, where learning meets adventure. This unique tour not only provides an opportunity to explore a stunning waterfall and the surrounding forest but also offers a chance to deepen your understanding of the ecosystem and its inhabitants. Led by a passionate career educator, this experience brings science lessons to life, allowing you to witness the wonders of nature firsthand and foster a connection to the environment.

Good to know

Please note that the meeting location for this tour is an approximately 45-minute drive south of Asheville. The tour begins at the parking lot of the Marathon Gas Station, so be sure to plan your journey accordingly. Lunch is included in the tour, ensuring you stay energized throughout the adventure. Additionally, fishing poles and tackle are available for those who wish to try their hand at fishing. Prepare to be amazed by the surprises that await you on this educational hike!


Reviews from previous participants highlight the knowledgeable and engaging nature of the career educator leading the tour. Travelers have praised the opportunity to learn about the local flora and fauna, as well as the chance to swim in the waterfall and try their luck at fishing. Overall, participants have expressed high levels of satisfaction with their experience, emphasizing the educational and immersive aspects of the tour.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking



5 (1)


It was not only a beautiful hike but a pleasant journey into curiosity, knowledge and expansion in nature. It was relaxed and yet very stimulating. I really enjoyed it.
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