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Cartecay River Experience

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Weekday or Weekend Water Tubing for Two, Three, Four, or Six from Cartecay River Experience (Up to 48% Off)

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Tubers explore the Cartecay River and North Georgia mountains via Class II rapids

Customer Reviews

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lazy river
3 ratings1 reviews
5 days ago
Super fun trip- nice relaxing float down the river w just enough rocks and rapids to keep it interesting and fun!
5 ratings3 reviews1 photos
5 days ago
It was fun, relaxing, and a workout. The water was low so we got stuck a lot! Make sure you check the weather and dress for it. Really the only true downfall was that no one was there to catch us at the end and by the time they realized we were floating by we got caught up in the next rapid. That was hard to get out of. Funny, but hard. Get a stick and leave your keys!
17 ratings8 reviews
5 days ago
Great folks and great river with some awesome drops. Definitely bring a stick or you can purchase a nicer one from the company. The driver was kind and had a welcoming committee for the bus ride back (3 sweet dogs.)
4 ratings2 reviews
6 days ago
Very fun and relaxing.
13 ratings2 reviews
6 days ago
The river was very fun. There are some quiet, slow parts and some small rapids. The shuttle was ready to take us back quickly after we exited the river. There is a $3 shuttle fee per person even with the Groupon so be sure to have some extra cash or payment for that.
3 ratings1 reviews
September 9, 2020
Low key, high relaxation and fun! great for kids and adults alike.
5 ratings4 reviews
September 9, 2020
We arrived around 11a. The man at the counter was helpful in getting us started, paying for the gang and holding our keys while on the ride. We got our tube and vest and down the steps to the entrance. The ride started out great; relaxing and fun. As we got about an hour in we started to realize how handy a stick would have been (first timers). Lost count on how many times we got stuck on rocks and floated in tree trucks and limbs using our hands and feet to avoid or break free. Nearing the end, the biggest of drops, one of our group persons fell out of the tube and tube floated unreachable. The wait was too long for the shuttle to get us back to the start. Next time, we will get sticks to help guide us and make for a more pleaserable tube experience.
2 ratings1 reviews
September 8, 2020
It was our family's first experience river tubing. We had our 6-year old and clearly, he would not have been able to navigate by himself in his tube. It would have been good to have some recommendations as to how to best prepare for this experience. I saw some families with bungee cords and that was a great idea to help the smaller children on the water. Overall, we had an experience to remember.
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What You'll Get

Choose from Four Options

  • $16 for Water Tubing for Two ($30 value)
  • $26 for Water Tubing for Three ($45 value)
  • $31 for Water Tubing for Four ($60 value)
  • $47 for Water Tubing for Six ($90 value)

  • Vouchers may only be redeemed during the designated hours of operations:
    • Monday–Friday:10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    • Saturday: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Sunday: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • July 3-4: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • All other federal holidays: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

$3 shuttle and river fee per participant not included.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Subject to water levels and conditions. Cartecay River Experience LLC. operates on a first come first serve business atmosphere. First-come first-served hours of operation and validation for each experience are as follows: Monday–Friday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; July 3-4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; all other federal holidays from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Vouchers are only valid during these redemption slots. $3 shuttle and river fee per participant not included. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). Subject to availability. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Cartecay River Experience

Established: 2009
Reservations/Appointments: Optional
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 1.5–2.5 hours
Brands Used: Jackson, Liquid Logic, Dagger, and Sit-On-Top White Water Kayaks
Pro Tip: It is a small roller coaster-type experience. Individuals should have an adventurist personality.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Parking: Parking lot
Most Popular Attraction/Offering: North Georgia mountains.
Recommended Age Group: All ages

Q&A with Woody, Owner

When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?
I have always enjoyed the outdoors and what mother nature has to offer. The enjoyment of watching my kids with smiles on their faces is awesome to watch.

What is one fun, unusual fact about your business?
This is considered a small roller coaster-type experience with small class II+ rapids. The more adventurist the individual is, the more that helps in creating an enjoyable day.

What is the experience customers can expect, and how do you make it special?
They will be surrounded by North Georgia mountains, the beautiful river, and picnic areas on the river.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
This is not a lazy-river float. The Cartecay River is considered one of the best "natural flow" rivers in North Georgia and maybe North America.

Cartecay River Experience

Sport & Outdoor, Water Sport, Kids Activity, Kid Sport