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Great north Florida experience

The owner is very friendly and met us at the river on time with the tubes. The first drop in is a... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Glenn B
Great Time

Due to a lot of rain, the water was not clear. Our group had they entire river to,ourselves. Great... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
Tina S
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Aug 14, 2018
“Great north Florida experience”
Jul 24, 2017
“Great Time”
Johnny Boy Landing, Altha, FL
+1 850-762-2800
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

The owner is very friendly and met us at the river on time with the tubes. The first drop in is a long trip so we decided on a shorter route. He took us there no problem. The river is beautiful and relaxing. It was...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2017

Due to a lot of rain, the water was not clear. Our group had they entire river to,ourselves. Great fun and relaxing day. The gentleman who brought the tubes and picked us up was great. Highly recommend. Would do,it again.

Thank Tina S
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I happen to live on the Chipola River and have not used Chipola River Outfitters myself as I own my own Kayaks/rafts and I live between the 2 public landings where they operate. On one personal float down the river we had reached our home...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We rented 2 tubes, 1 paddle board, 1 kayak and a cooler tube. $120. Owners are very nice. Great day on the river. It was not crowded at all. River was very clean.

Thank AnnissaLJones
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Our car was broken into when we left it at the parking space at the start of the river. This is a amazingly beautiful and peaceful river to float down but the company needs to have someone watching the cars so this doesn't happen again....More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

I can't say enough about this company! After reading horrible reviews about Bear Paw in Marianna we decided to drive to Altha (only 20 min. from Marianna) and work with Chipola River Outfitters (Call ahead for reservations, we just called the morning of). The people...More

Thank Ashley L
Reviewed July 4, 2015

Chipola River Outfitters did an excellent job with explaining everything to us and what to expect. We rented two floats and a cooler float and had a wonderful afternoon going down the river from Johnny Boy landing. The weather was beautiful and the river was...More

Thank rmhrjb
Reviewed July 28, 2014

I would strongly recommend spending the day on the river with Chipola river outfitters. The owner is very nice and runs a great business. The river is a blast and easy for a novice paddler. They are not far from Marianna and well worth the...More

1  Thank Norm B
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