High Mountain Expeditions | New River Tubing
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New River Tubing

New River Tubing Adventure

New River Tubing is the perfect way to relax on a hot summer afternoon. The New River is one of the oldest and most prestigious rivers in world. High Mountain Expeditions offers the unique opportunity to float this pure, clear, free flowing river. Water temperatures are inviting and offer relief form the hot summer sun.


The depth of the water ranges from 2 feet to as deep as 8 feet making the New River the perfect River Tubing trip for all members of the family. High Mountain Expeditions offers custom hard bottom tubes that allow you to navigate the New River precisely and comfortably. We also offer custom cooler tubes. High Mountain Expeditions New River Tubing outpost is conveniently located only minutes from Boone, North Carolina. Before setting off on your tubing adventure a guide will orientate you on river safety and how to best maneuver your tube.

Trip details

Price: $20 (Adults)/$20 (Kids)/$10 (Cooler Tube)

Trip Length: 2 to 3 Hours

Trip Mileage: 2 Miles

Classification: Calm Water

Minimum Age: 3

Begins & Ends: Outside Boone, NC

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High Mountain Expeditions New River Tubing begins operations daily at 10:00AM with the last tubing adventure departing no later than 4:00PM, throughout the summer season. All tubing guests must first make a reservation before arriving at High Mountain Expeditions out-post on the New River. Reservations can be made online or by calling one of our friendly adventure consultants at 1.800.262.9036. Upon arriving at High Mountain Expeditions New River out-post guest will be briefed on river safety and how to properly maneuver their tubes. Guests will then be driven to High Mountain Expeditions New River put-in. After launching your tubes it will take approximately 2-3 hours to float back to High Mountain Expeditions New River tubing take-out. Then you can celebrate the successful completion of your adventure.


* Note: This itinerary is provided as a sample. Actual times and activities are subject to change as a result of weather conditions, current water flows and guest preferences.

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