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The Town Tinker Tube Rental

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Address: 10 Bridge St, Phoenicia, NY 12464-5203
Phone Number: 845 688-5553
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Fun and exciting, but there are risks and you should be informed.

After reading a lot of the scary reviews warning of the dangers of this experience, I was very hesitant to try tubing in the Esopus with Town Tinker Tube Rental. After doing it, I... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
RomyRo
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New York City, New York
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Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am a well-fit man in his 40's who enjoys adventure. While I knew this was no "lazy river" experience, I did not expect something so dangerous and ill-run as this "adventure". Warning guests that it "is not a lazy river" is not going nearly far enough to warn folks of the dangers that can happen. The rapids are extremely... More 

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Thank dendenUK
New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After reading a lot of the scary reviews warning of the dangers of this experience, I was very hesitant to try tubing in the Esopus with Town Tinker Tube Rental. After doing it, I understand why people wrote those reviews, however I don't think it is the company's fault. They certainly warn you that this is NOT A LAZY RIVER,... More 

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Thank RomyRo
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am a very athletic 25 year old and I was very confident going in. They said that we could get bruised, but come on, it's tubing, right? NO. I capsized 5 times because they instructed to lean back which is absolutely not right. You have to cut into the waves, not lean back, or all the weight goes backwards.... More 

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Thank jessecb
Atlanta, Georgia
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61 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really don't recommend this. You WILL get thrown from your tube and you WILL get bruised and possibly worse. If that doesn't bother you, then fine, but had they been more honest about what I was in for, I definitely wouldn't have done it, and I definitely wouldn't do it again.

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Thank Scottie23
Hackensack, New Jersey
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my 19 year old son just this week. It looks so pretty and easy, but it's not. We were told we would lose our glasses, so we left them in a locker. When the bus dropped us off and we got in the water, the creek just grabbed us. We submerged almost immediately, and I know I... More 

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Thank catskillslover
New York
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just got back and my ribs are sore and my shin is banged up. They should require helmets and they should not let people go alone. The staff should also do a better job of training people how to handle the Rapids. However the ride is extremely exciting. You will never forget about it but people must be in... More 

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Thank nycrunner5
Byram, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, there prices on their website are wrong... my boyfriend and I were camping near by and decided to take on the river. As we approached the shack, the one worker was extremely disrespectful and rude. After paying $75.00 BEING CHARGED FOR LIFEJAKETS... we were told the rapids would be class 1-2 with 2-4ft. swells. We rented helmets as well.... More 

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Thank nire315
Massapequa, New York
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never again! These people clearly don't care in the slightest bit about whether or not you're safe. They definitely make sure you sign every waiver, because you can assume the following: 1) you will definitely be dumped out of your tube in rapidly moving water. 2) you will be dragged a long distance in shallow water slamming into every large... More 

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Mastic Beach, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought this was going to be a fun and exciting way to see the beautiful Catskills and enjoy the water. What happened was a complete disaster. I got dumped over a rock in one of the very first white water areas, my very heavy tube landed on top of me, I took what I thought was going to be... More 

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Thank lrbrandi
Phoenicia, New York
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97 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One enjoyable way to cool off. Harry,s got many tubes and vests to rent, right in the town of Phoenicia n.y.you will never forget this adventure it's a blast, just floating down the stream while taking in the sights! It's really been Phoeniciais biggest attraction with this summer being so hot. Come for the day or stay at the local... More 

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