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Address: New Braunfels, TX
Activities: Canoeing, White-water rafting
Description: Texas river that is popular with inner tubers, rafters and canoeists.

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Lazy day

Good way to hang out with friends and stay cool in the Texas heat. Get your tube, tie up or float solo.....tie the cooler on and float your way down the river. A few very small... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Caye Caulker, Belize
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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

My first time tubing and I had a blast. the water was nice and clean and the people around us was so friendly

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San Antonio, Texas
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I can float down the river looking up at the birds and listening to the crickets. Dislike that people try to fish in same area tubers or kids are wading in.

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Caye Caulker, Belize
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Good way to hang out with friends and stay cool in the Texas heat. Get your tube, tie up or float solo.....tie the cooler on and float your way down the river. A few very small rapids ...just enough to wake you up if you are dozing.

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West Haven, Connecticut
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Went to raft or tube down the Guadalupe yesterday and were informed that the water level was low. Too low upriver for rafting and pretty low downriver for tuning. Went and tubed down the Comal river instead and had no problems.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

love the river and it's beautiful but seems the drought is a problem. Hope TX gets more rain soon. Sorry that TX is having such problems with rain. Maybe so many people shouldn't live where there's no water, but I understand because it's warm and lovely and there's a lot of birdsong. Really nice for a bird lover.

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Atascocita, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I love traveling into Gruene and driving over the Guad River bridge. The water was moving pretty fast. Didn't see alot of people floating at this time of year due to the nippy weather!

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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Tubing down the Guadalupe River is a texas tradition, it is relaxing and fun when you're with friends and family. The water is your average river water, dont expect to see through it too much and you'll have a good time.

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Oak Grove, Louisiana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We took our 2 youngest kids ( 7 and 9) to float the Guadalupe. We were working 2.5 hours away and figured it would be a great day trip. So off we went. We had a great time but we weren't expecting the water to be freezing cold in May! Warning⚠️ that water is FREEZING cold!! Lol we had a... More 

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Houston, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Was Great. Johnnie and Judy are wonderful hosts and the camp sites are close to the "Chutes". We have been going to Bedzek's Rentals for over 20 years.

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Spring Branch, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is one of the most scenic drives near San Antonio. From I-35, take the Highway 46 exit north of New Braunfels and head west to "River Road" which is the next turn after Gruene Road. River Road is a slow ride, 25/30mph, and follows the Guadalupe River up to Canyon Lake. There are plenty of tubing opportunities if you... More 

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