Land Rover Experience Driving School
Navigate incredible off-road obstacles, regardless of your skill level, with the Land Rover® Experience Driving School. Your experienced instructor and the tremendously capable family of Land Rover® vehicles make this a day to remember. Advance reservations are required. Call us at 800-411-3812 for details and reservations.
Whether this is your first time off-road or you have advanced experience, lesson courses expose you to elements and terrain to increase your off-road knowledge and ability. Lessons cover the basics of expedition-style driving and are customized to fit your skill and comfort level. Off-road obstacles such as steep ascents, descents, side tilts, log crossings, and rock crawls offer an exciting and memorable off-road adventure. Up to three participants may ride in each vehicle.
One-Hour Lesson Cost: $250 per vehicle
Two-Hour Lesson Cost: $400 per vehicle
Once you have completed a lesson, try your new skills on more difficult terrain. The estate boasts thousands of acres of beautiful hills full of wildlife, wooded trails, and other real-world obstacles to explore. Trails will increase your skill level and introduce more advanced driving techniques. Courses can be customized to cover specific techniques, such as winching, expedition planning, and navigation. Up to three participants may ride in each vehicle.
Two-Hour Trail Cost: $400 per vehicle
A truly customizable experience. Whether it’s your first time out or you’re looking to hone your off-road skills, the Full-Day Experience provides the most flexible and individualized adventure. Begin with lessons on set terrain that cover ditch crossings, log crossings, side tilts, and vehicle controls while gradually moving into more advanced trails such as steep hill climbs, rocky descents, and rugged traverses. Each Full-Day Experience includes a picnic lunch and two Land Rover® Experience Driving School gifts, along with a framed certification of completion that proves your mettle to your friends.
Six-Hour Trail Cost (Maximum Three Drivers): $1,200 per vehicle
Land Rover Kids Adventure Course
Let your little ones test their driving skills on our Land Rover Kids Adventure Course. Children can climb behind the wheel of an electric mini Land Rover and drive through natural obstacles and gentle terrain. Younger children learn the basics of hand and eye coordination by practicing basic maneuvers, while older ones test their skills on a driving course full of fun obstacles.
All vehicles have limited speeds, are accompanied by a qualified instructor, and include instant remote cutoff switches. Speed is similar to a walking pace. Parents may view the fun from the course or a nearby waiting area. This 30 minute course is offered on Saturdays, through May, based on availability.
Cost: $30 per child (ages 4-8)
Land Rover® Ride-Along Expedition
Not ready to drive, but want to see what it’s like? Let our expert driver take you over broken bridges, climb large boulders and rocks, and go on a sideways adventure tackling hills at new angles. Offered daily based on availability. Please book on the day of your visit at 828-225-1541.
Cost: $25 per person
*Prices are in addition to estate admission and subject to change. Plus applicable tax.
Behind-the-Scenes Guided Tours
Includes Butler's Tour, Architect's Tour, Vanderbilt Family & Friends Tour, Legacy of the Land, Guided House Tour, and Premium House Tour**
Specialty Wine Experiences
Includes Red Wine & Chocolate, Biltmore Bubbles, and Vine to Wine Tours***
Includes Fly-Fishing School, Land Rover Experience Driving School, Land Rover Kids Course, Sporting Clays School, Biking, Carriage Rides, Guided Horseback Trail Rides, Segway Tours, and River Float Trips*
Call the Passholder Priority Line at 800-413-9787 for reservations and more details.
*Discounts apply to one Passholder and one accompanying guest. Advance reservations are required for guided tours, wine experiences, and outdoor activities as space is limited. Valid Annual Pass must be presented at the time of your tour. Biltmore reserves the right to cancel any tour or activity if certain requirements are not met or due to inclement weather. Discounts are not valid on Saturdays and Christmas Day through New Year's Day. Biltmore Annual Passes are nontransferable and nonrefundable.
**Audio Guide to Biltmore House not included in discount.
***Guests are required to be at least 21 years old to participate in wine experiences.