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Catawba River Outdoors

Opens in 7 min: 10:00 - 15:00
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Catawba River Outdoors
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16 Jul 2018
“Great way to relax”
28 Jun 2018
“Excellent family ran river tubing company. Expect fun!”
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Located on the upper Catawba River just above Lake James, We offer kayak & tube rentals as well as a river shuttle service to various locations. Rates include paddle and life jacket. Bath house available with showers. If you plan on coming Monday...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2334 US 221 Business N, Marion, NC 28752-9817
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+1 828-446-0456
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

My family of four which included two boys age 6 and 4 went tubing over the weekend. We had a day of really nothing planned while camping in Marion. My wife looked up things to do and we decided to go tubing. It was either...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018

While on vacation in Asheville we (family of 4, two kids 13 and 11), we did the river tubing and had a great time. We arrived at around 10am on a Sunday in late August. It was just us and one other person. The staff...More

1  Thank PiscoMatt
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Awesome place, awesome people, super friendly and helpful. Gear was all in good shape and clean. So glad to see them doing well and providing some family friendly fun for McDowell County. We had 3 of our teens and our 9 year old, all did...More

Thank Michael-LeAnne R
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

My family of four which included two boys age 6 and 4 went tubing over the weekend. We had a day of really nothing planned while camping in Marion. My wife looked up things to do and we decided to go tubing. It was either...More

2  Thank CaribbeanSidewinder
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

No guide is necessary. River is full of just enough rocks to make you feel like you are on an adventure. There’s not any time that you are plunging down rapids but there are loads of spots that are bouncy and fun. Eventful river tubing...More

Thank LyndaAskewfungrandma
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We had such a terrific time river tubing. The owner (and family) were incredibly gracious and took the time needed to assure three first time tubers. The perfect day after hiking in and around Mt Mitchell. Loved this trip and will absolutely do it again!

Thank Edieskip
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was our first time river tubing. Catawba River Outdoors made it super easy. Show up, get on bus, grab tube and sit in river. We barely got wet except my daughter who fell into the water while trying to get onto her tube. It's...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 30 July 2017

They were able to accommodate our group of 18. Family that runs the trips are very nice. Comfortable tubes. Would recommend that you do wear water shoes, the rocks in the river are hard to walk on as well as the rocks were you get...More

1  Thank Conwayluvs2travel
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is our second trip tubing at Catawba River Outdoors. Nice leisurely trip with family. It was a fun trip. The folks that own and operate it are really a nice family and really make things simple and safe. I would recommend to anyone to...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had a great trip down the river. It rained for approximately 20 minutes of the hour and half trip, but no one minded. Fun for all ages.

Thank nursemanda
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We drove from Charlotte about 2 1/2 hours. We have been tubing before so we pretty much knew what to expect. This is a family run business and every one was very friendly. We did the 2 hour run and it was plenty. My children...More

2  Thank amyOhar
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WithTheGagnays
5 July 2017|
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Response from Eric A | Property representative |
Yes they can, provided there tube is attached to yours. We provide straps for that. Thanks, Eric
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