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Review of Cool River Tubing

Cool River Tubing
Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We've headed to Helen every summer for the past 10 years, tubing with Cool River every year (the guys with the blue and green tubes)! The staff is always friendly, the tubes are always top quality, the river is always clean and fun - whether the water is way up (like it was this year) or way low. Expect about a 2 hour ride on the long-ride and invest in a push stick! You get to keep it and it will help you break free from rocks and stay off the banks. I love, love, love "shooting the Hooch" in Helen and think EVERYONE should do it. We have yet to take our children and won't until they're at least 11 or 12 because you really need a good sense of self-control and situational awareness. The river is wild and there are no lifegaurds - it's not whitewater rafting, but it's no waterpark either. Be smart, wear swim clothes and bring a change of street clothes and you'll have a great time!

Thank sipmartini
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Loved the town of Helen and all the family friendly things to see and do. Awesome day trip when in Georgia and we really enjoyed Cool River Tubing. Highly recommend it! it was a blast!

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Reviewed July 12, 2013

We had a great time during our tubing trip but the level of the river was high due to the constant rain and the "rapids" at times required some work! Make sure you take the stick with you to help out with "navigation" and wear water shoes not flip flops , I almost lost mine when I flipped my tube once! It took us about 1 hour and 15 min. to go from beginning to end, and you go under the bridge right in the middle of downtown Helen! A must do in town!!!

Thank joinville
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

It was a perfect tubing experience for all ages.
We love the fact they picked us up in front of the hotel and we tubed back, within blocks of where we stayed and they took us back to the location where we were picked up.
Make sure to get a paddle/stick to push yourself away from the rocks or you may find yourself sitting on top of one in the middle of the river.
It was a great experience and very inexpensive and we went several times.

Thank deerrivers
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Reviewed July 11, 2013

I took my girl scout troop here and we totally recommend it. It is super cheap and really fun. Definitely recommend getting a stick and the straps to tie your tubes together.

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