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Address: 590 Edelweiss Strasse, Helen, GA 30545
Phone Number: 706-878-2665
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So fun for the whole family and a great price!!

We have gone tubing twice now and we love it!! My kids were 5 and 7 the first time we went and they did great. I asked for the straps to hook my tube with theirs for piece of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
MadElis_mom
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Toccoa, Georgia, United States
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Toccoa, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have gone tubing twice now and we love it!! My kids were 5 and 7 the first time we went and they did great. I asked for the straps to hook my tube with theirs for piece of mind though. We relaxed and laughed a lot because we got stuck or flipped out of the tube. So fun! It... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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96 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Tubing the river in helen is a great thing to do with the kids. count on a few hours down the hooch. Stop and slide at alpine crest or keep going. shuttles can help bring you to top!

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Thank EcoAdventuretraveler
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I have been here 3 times. I try to go every summer. It's a great value, beautiful sights, and fun with friends although large groups will need to break up. Our group of 12 spent most the time in smaller groups of 2-4 tubes. Tip: poles are great for getting un-stuck! Bring your own to save money or purchase one... More 

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Thank TamaraPaints
Aiken, South Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

We took my granddaughter and her two best friends along with her aunt and cousin to tube down the river for the last visit this summer. It was great! Just did make it before they stopped letting people go tubing. We loved it! We all really enjoyed ourselves. Love the water and meeting some very nice people floating down the... More 

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Thank Patty K
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Nice tubing right in town, kids tube, parents can wander around town and enjoy everything Helen has to offer. We've been multiple times taken all our friends from Florida and Alabama there everyone has a great time. Nice restaurants along river, you can see the party float by or be the party.

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Thank John K
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55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed tubing even though the water was low and we got stuck on rocks multiple times. We had 6 people in our group and tethered together in groups of 2. I wish there was a way to enforce the rule of only tethering 2 tubes together. My son and I were knocked over by a group of teens tethered together... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

A must do trip during summer time! Fun and adequate for all ages. Do not forget sunscreen, water shoes (no flip flops), push sticks.

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Thank HappyTraveler201
Cartersville, Georgia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

went with a HUGE group of friends and kids from age 5 - 45 and everyone loved it. just a few bucks a person for some good quality time. Bring a broom stick or you will have to rent one and believe me.... its best to have a stick! Water shoes are preferable for me and if you forget them... More 

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Chesterfield, SC
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

This is a fun activity for summer in Helen. When the river is low make sure you have a stick for each person and you take the short trip because you will get stuck on rocks. Also wear water shoes with good bottom tread.

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Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This company offers a long and short trip option. We chose the short option (for $5 a person) and it lasted more than 2 hours so definitely a deal. Water doesn't get more than a couple feet deep (though mostly its just a few inches). I would recommend wearing shoes and buying the push sticks.

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