Places to Go Tubing in Georgia

Tubing on the Chattahoochee River

Tubing on the Chattahoochee River

Beat the heat on a joyful journey floating down the river with friends and family. River tubing offers amazing scenic views from some of Georgia’s most beloved waters. This is where excitement and adventure meet relaxing good times.

Blue Ridge

Float down the Toccoa River for a fun summer experience. Photo of Shallowford Bridge Tube Rental by Randy Gray, Broadcast Pro Photo.
Float down the Toccoa River for a fun summer experience. Photo of Shallowford Bridge Tube Rental by Randy Gray, Broadcast Pro Photo.

Perfect for families with younger kids, tubing trips on the Toccoa River offer smooth rides through the Blue Ridge Mountains. Shallowford Bridge Tube Rental is one of the oldest tubing experiences in the Blue Ridge Mountains with a 1.5-hour trip down the gorgeous Toccoa River. Toccoa Valley Campground and Toccoa Wilderness Tubing also offer a shuttle service for an easy-going adventure. Check out more outfitters in Blue Ridge.

Ellijay

Perfect for stress-relief, Coosawattee River Tubing Company takes care of tubes, life vests, and shuttle service so tubers can focus on fun with family and friends! This is a lazy float through the exquisite scenery surrounding the Coosawattee River.

Helen

Cool River Tubing shuttles tubers for one- to two-hour floats down the Chattahoochee River. Go for the two-hour trip and float through serene forests before taking in the sights as the river winds through Alpine Helen! Helen Tubing and Waterpark also offers a water slide along the way.

Roswell

Floating on the Chattahoochee River is a summertime tradition. Photo: Shoot the Hooch, Roswell.
Floating on the Chattahoochee River is a summertime tradition. Photo: Shoot the Hooch, Roswell.

Located just minutes from downtown Atlanta, Shoot The Hooch is one of the best ways to experience the Chattahoochee River. Launching from several great locations, Shoot The Hooch offers short trips just over an hour to all-day excursions. Options for exploring the river with Shoot the Hooch include tubes, rafts, kayaks, paddleboards and canoes!

In addition to those destinations, there are many more places to rent tubes in Georgia. Find more tubing outfitters on ExploreGeorgia.org.

Published: June 2016
Candy Cook
Candy is the author of the blog “ Happy Trails Wild Tales ” and a contributor to several travel and outdoor publications. Candy’s influence spans the mom blogosphere, including homeschool and outdoors communities, social media networks, and into the real world as a member of organizations such as Friends of Georgia State Parks, Georgia Family Explorers, International Mountain Biking Association...