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Rockin 'R' River Rides

1405 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3334
+1 830-629-9999
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Good river outfitter

We took the upper river float. Good experience. 50/50 on staff being helpful. Some were great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Danielle309
,
Keller, Texas
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Great people and service

For the last 3 years my family and I have rented our toobs from Rockin R. My oldest son who is in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jnrall
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Houston, Texas
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We offer toobing, rafting, and kayaking on the Comal and Guadalupe rivers in New Braunfels, TX. Voted Best River Outfitter and Best Toob Rental in New Braunfels for the last 19 years.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“rockin r” (48 reviews)
“hour trip” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
1405 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3334
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+1 830-629-9999
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the upper river float. Good experience. 50/50 on staff being helpful. Some were great. Others were worthless. They have a place to park and they bus you to the drop off point. Pick up was prompt and efficient. We would go here again...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

For the last 3 years my family and I have rented our toobs from Rockin R. My oldest son who is in the Army comes home every summer and his one request is to go the river to float. We only go to Rockin R....More

Thank jnrall
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Landan R, Manager at Rockin 'R' River Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Jeff R, We are so happy to hear that your family gets to come out and enjoy the river together. Please thank your son for his service for us! Don't forget that we do offer a military discount, as well. As a thank you...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We never go anywhere else! Rockin R is the best place. Everyone is so helpful and friendly! The parking there is free and it is a good place to float.More

Thank Madison S
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Landan R, Manager at Rockin 'R' River Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Madison, We are so happy to hear that you have enjoyed your float trips with us and we appreciate you taking the time to let others know you had a good experience. As a thank you for your feedback, we would like to invite...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff was very helpful with the large group we had. They provided the tubes and a bus ride to and from the river. 5 hours on the river was a long time and we were greatful that we didnt have long to wait for...More

Thank Hazel W
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Landan R, Manager at Rockin 'R' River Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Hazel W, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your float trip and were picked up quickly afterwards. As a thank you for your feedback, we would like to invite you to email us at social@rockinr.com to receive a coupon code for...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We float a lot and this is ALWAYS our go to place! They are very friendly & helpful. Looking forward to coming back the end of JulyMore

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Landan R, Manager at Rockin 'R' River Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi RiverRat72, We are so happy to hear that you have enjoyed all of your floats and appreciate you coming back to us again and again. We'll see you in July! As a thank you for your feedback, we would like to invite you to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been tubing the river since I was in high school (class of (91’). Rocking R is the best! The staff are very knowledgeable and they get you on the river as quick as possible. I’ll be going back this coming weekend. Hoping that we...More

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Landan R, Manager at Rockin 'R' River Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi jennlowry7, We're so happy to hear that you have enjoyed your float trips over the years and appreciate you sending some rain our way. As a thank you for your feedback, we would like to invite you to email us at social@rockinr.com to receive...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a 3 hour float on a Friday. The parking is free during the week. We put in at the Gruene location. The start of the float requires some paddling or else you will sit there a while. The float is slow because...More

Thank Chris D
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Landan R, Manager at Rockin 'R' River Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chris, We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your float trip with us! We're hoping for more rain soon, and hopefully better water conditions to come. Through the last 39 years of floating, we've found that holding on to keys and IDs as a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been floating the Guadalupe for almost ten years. We love to use Rockin R! They are friendly and VERY helpful. Great drivers & easy to work with.More

1  Thank Carol M
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Landan R, Manager at Rockin 'R' River Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Carol, Thank you so much! We are so glad to hear that you've enjoyed your floats over the years and appreciate your continued loyalty. As a thank you for your feedback, we would like to invite you to email us at social@rockinr.com to receive...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in the afternoon. There was a group of 9 of us. Parked and was glad didn’t have to pay because it’s during the week. Went to tent filled out paperwork and payed for our tubes. Staff showed where the rapids were and what side...More

Thank vacationeverysummer
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Landan R, Manager at Rockin 'R' River Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi vacationeverysummer, Glad to hear that you enjoyed your float trip with us! We sent your stickers off in the mail so they should be in your mailbox soon. We hope you enjoy them as much as you enjoyed the float! As a thank you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their is No Public Parking at all. Every business trys to charge to even park a car. Every business near the start, or end of the tubing trip is trying to take advantage of all the people floating the river. Tourist trap !! I cant...More

1  Thank Myron M
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Landan R, Manager at Rockin 'R' River Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Myron, We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed in the parking options at the Comal. We offer free parking at all of our locations during the week, and have competitive parking fees for weekends. There is also public parking available near our main...More

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Zln Z
30 May 2018|
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Response from Landan R | Property representative |
Yes, we just ask they are friendly, on a leash, and have their nails trimmed.
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Summertrios
21 August 2017|
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Response from arvadadjk | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the others. Try the Comal River.
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lisa a
13 August 2017|
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Response from Landan R | Property representative |
Hi Lisa! Water level is good for toobing and rafting and no walking should be involved. We are open for both the Comal and Guadalupe floats. We open up at 9 am every day and our current trips are either 2.5 or 5 hours.
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