When the weather gets hot, the water is the perfect place to spend the day. Skip the pool and go tubing down the Delaware River for a scenic ride that the whole family will enjoy. Stop along the way on a private island where you can have a nice break and a bite to eat. Explore the islands on the way down, sunbathe, climb the rocks, and so much more. Before you know it you’ll be at the end and the kids will be begging to go again!
Tubing in New Jersey
778 Frenchtown Rd., Milford
Enjoy a scenic 2-4 hour tubing, rafting, kayaking, or canoeing trip on the Delaware River! Each rental includes a free BBQ meal at “The Famous River Hot Dog Man,” halfway on your river adventure next to a private island with picnic tables in the water. A great way to spend the day with the kids! You can stop and explore the small islands and sunbathe. Take your time down the river and make it a whole day event!
100 Rte. 46, Columbia
Enjoy camping, tubing, kayaking and canoeing along the beautiful Delaware River! This family-friendly campground is a great place to enjoy the summer weather. 4 or 8 mile tubing trips are available, and are a great family excursion. They also offer a swimming pool, basketball and volleyball courts, miniature golf, a game room, a playground, a pavilion, and special events on the weekends! What a great vacation!
6752 Weymouth Rd., Mays Landing
If the Delaware River is too far, tubing on the Great Egg Harbor River is a sure bet. The winding river is fun for kids and adults of all ages. Each tube is $20 with a security deposit and must be returned before 5 pm.
Tubing in Pennsylvania
2130 Rte. 739, Dingmans Ferry, PA
Fun tubing on the Delaware River! Lay back, relax and drift along. Tubing trips with Kittatinny fill an afternoon with cool, clean family fun. You have a choice of two different tubing trips offered daily. You can either meet at our at our River Beach campgrounds in Pennsylvania or our Barryville campgrounds in New York. Whichever trip you choose, Kittatinny will transport you upriver to a launch site that will send you on a 3 mile float trip. Tubing trips generally last between 2 and 3 hours.
Minisink Acres Mall
River Rd., Minisink Hills, PA
You can rent tubes, canoes, kayaks and rafts, and experience the majestic Delaware River in Pennsylvania with Chamberlain Canoes. From the water you will see the natural beauty of the area and take a break from your busy lifestyle. Chamberlain Canoes also offers Overnight River Camping from Port Jervis, New York to the Delaware Water Gap.
2 Walters Lane
Point Pleasant, PA
A great place to tube along the Delaware River! Look at the beautiful wildlife and rock formations as you float down the river. Best of all, it’s kid-friendly and very easy to do – the water moves at around 1.5 mph with a depth of one to five feet. Tubes in four different sizes, plus Snuggle Tubes that can accommodate two people, mean everyone in the family can enjoy the fun no matter their size. Be sure to check their website’s Coupon page for special discount days.
Tubing in New York
3883 Rte. 97, Barryville, NY
Get ready for an adventure to remember at Indian Head Canoes & Rafts! Delaware River rafting, canoeing, kayaking, and tubing is fun and exciting for everyone. Unique to the Delaware River, they also offer a variety of overnight lodging… cabins, bunkhouses, and campgrounds. The Delaware River is perfect for whitewater river rafting, canoeing, kayaking, and tubing. What a great river adventure vacation close to home!
4659 Rte. 28, North River, NY
River tubing is offered daily from the third weekend in June to Labor Day. They also offer overnight tubing and camping. They supply all the equipment (except sleeping bag or bedroll) for two great days of rafting and one night under the starry sky. Plan a multi-day trip by raft, canoe, kayak, etc. Be for to call for more information before you head out.