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Texas State Tubes
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“dry bag”(2 reviews)
“the river”(9 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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San Marcos, TX 78666
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Near the end of season so it turned out to be just the two of us on our own the whole time (would have felt more comfortable if others had been around). Pick up from central Austin worked ok, although the vehicle condition worried us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lorettatata
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Went with a group of 8 and had a fantastic time on the river. We stopped a a convenience store on the way to get drinks and ice for those who needed it. Make sure one person has an ID because they are good about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NathanG677
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Did this tour on a girls trip to Austin and we had a blast. The bus that takes you to the river was an older, sort of diryy school bus but we weren't expecting anything fancy so it was fine. They stop on the way...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JJFisch
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I've floated rivers all over the country but this was my first organized trip. Texas State Tubes made it very easy (especially for those traveling from out of state) by providing transportation, tubes, safe storage on the bus for valuables, a large cooler, a float...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank towercat
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I LOVED this. We showed up unsure of what we needed or how it worked but the girls gave us some great advice, get ice down the street from the gas station, rent a cooler which has its own tube and get on the bus!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are local but had never tubed this stretch of the river. It was so nice!! It took about 3 1/2 hours from start to finish. It cost $32 total- we brought our own tubes and cooler and rented a cooler tube....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Julia S
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Easy to find I-35 to TX 80 and watch for the signs a few miles later. Free parking. inexpensive - 11 dollars if you have your own tube, 18 dollars if you don't. they don't have lockers, shower but they will sell you a small...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank 7barb
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Had such an amazing time floating the river with 12 girls for our friend’s bachelorette party. Our private shuttle driver Danny was so dope! They tell you not to bring anything you don’t want to lose but definitely wear water shoes or some sort of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank michellehampson16
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Our driver picked us up on time and we super chill. It was just our group. The experience was great, the San Marcos river is very different from our Salt River. We would go back in a heart-beat, great memories.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TheJimmyco
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We plan a trip every year with a group of friends to float. We used to go to new braunfels to but when Texas state tubes opened and was closer to home, we figured we would give them a try. Now we would never dream...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank AshleyC913
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22 August 2018|
Response from 7barb | Reviewed this property |
Probably Labor Day since that's when all the other places pretty much close down
Quentin R
13 August 2017|
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Response from RichardL5649 | Property representative |
They aren't required, but they are recommended!!!