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Address: 590 Edelweiss Strasse, Helen, GA 30545
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been tubing here 20 + years

I've gone tubing here since I was a kid it's awesome...and you see less snakes than you used to. We took the 2 hour trip and it was a lot of fun they let you get sticks to prevent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I've gone tubing here since I was a kid it's awesome...and you see less snakes than you used to. We took the 2 hour trip and it was a lot of fun they let you get sticks to prevent you from getting stuck but we didn't have to much trouble unless you count the group of 30 people strapped together... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This was a work out....we were getting stuck on the rocks ever 30 seconds. It was not easy to get off the rocks when you get stuck especially when attached to another tube. I will try tubing again but not on this river here

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I've been tubing before years ago so when we visited some friends and found out they lived relatively close I decided to take my family and our friends (4 adults and an 8yr old). Our friends have used cool river before so that's who we used this time. The office / store was crowded but all the registers sold tubing... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

What a great, inexpensive way to spend an hour or two on the river. They run a lot of people through here every day, so it can get a bit hectic during peak season. They do a great job of keeping things moving. One word of warning- the Chattahoochee is cold!

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Went in mid of july, It was summer so water was not cold. Its a nice place to enjoy. water is shallow, not deep so no fear. Different colour tube are available. starts from upper portion of the river, you flow with current of water . Sometimes you may fall in water, it flows under the bridge.Little careful because there... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The staff wasn't anything amazing. Not that rude but at the same time not to friendly. I wouldn't do the two our trip, you will spend more time walking on rocks then sitting in your tube. The 1 hour trip is much more enjoyable.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We really enjoyed the simple pleasure of floating down the slow moving and shallow Chattachooche river on a late August Friday afternoon. The Cool River level of organization was outstanding; everything worked like a tuned clock. We parked and purchased tickets at the take-out, left our car keys with ID at the counter, collected our tubes, declined the life vests,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

They recommended the short ride when I went because the water levels were low and doing the long one would require some walking. It was loads of run. We bought two brooms at the dollar general and used those as sticks (without the broom part) because you will need sticks. Unless you're ok with getting out of your tube. I... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We had a great experience, even though the river was low. Highly recommend the sticks and latches to keep little ones close by. The staff was very helpful and friendly. They recommended the short ride. This is cheap, family friendly entertainment. My 8 year old will be talking about this for years to come.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We had a great time tubing down the Chattahoochee River! We appreciate the good quality tubes and sticks we rented from Cool River. I do wish the employees were a little friendlier and more forthcoming with information. It was our first time tubing and our first time in Helen, and we didn't know where to go or what to do... More 

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