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Far Flung Outdoor Center

1 Adventure Lane, FM 170, Terlingua, TX 79852
+1 800-839-7238
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Fantastic Experience

We took a one-day guided tour of Big Bend from Far Flung and it was a fantastic experience. Our... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rob M
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San Antonio, Texas
A Wonderful Adventure

Our family took the full day raft trip done the Rio Grande and had a wonderful time. The staff was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MaryBTravels
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East Aurora, New York
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Since 1974, Far Flung Outdoor Center has been helping folks discover the wonders of Big Bend National Park with quality raft trips, Jeep tours, and ATV adventures.We specialize in high quality, interpretive tours of the Big Bend, with an emphasis on great fun mingled with just the right amount of learning.We offer a wide variety of guided rafting trips on the Rio Grande River, from short, half-day family floats to 3- and 4-night overnight trips. You can also experience special themed trips such as gourmet food adventures, trips with noted Texas folk musicians, and New Year's Eve star gazing parties.Want to explore Big Bend by land? Our guided Jeep and ATV tours are a perfect way to enjoy Big Bend's scenic beauty while learning about its natural and cultural wonders.Should you need lodging for your vacation, our Big Bend Casitas offer roomy comfort, nice amenities, and a location just minutes from Big Bend National Park.We're passionate about Big Bend and enjoy showing off her many beautiful places. We can help you make the most of a future trip to Big Bend!!
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1 Adventure Lane, FM 170, Terlingua, TX 79852
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Reviewed yesterday

We took a one-day guided tour of Big Bend from Far Flung and it was a fantastic experience. Our guide Dean, was a combination tour guide, historian, naturalist, and geologist. It would take a very long time to explore all 800,000 acres that is Big...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family took the full day raft trip done the Rio Grande and had a wonderful time. The staff was friendly, accommodating, and helpful from beginning to end. Our guide Brandon was fantastic! He was very knowledgeable about the local area. He told stories and...More

Thank MaryBTravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Quick Silver mine jeep trip isn't listed on there brochure but we wanted a half day tour and they told us about this one. It goes into Texas State Park's Ben Ben state park area. Everyone really liked the tour including teenagers. We stopped...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Okay, so I didn’t expect our trip to change our lives or anything, we’ve taken some pretty amazing trips with our kids before...but they weren’t teenagers then. Happened upon Far Flung from a friend who has been 2 times with her teens, so I thought...More

Thank redd1466
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to a bad experience with the management, I previously left a negative review of the Big Bend Casitas which shares ownership with The Far Flung Outdoor Center. The owner of the establishment graciously took the time to seek me out and contacted me by...More

Thank abilenemom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a river tour with far flung and had a super chill day. This is not a thrilling type of adventure but it was so beautiful and probably not something you would do in this place on your own. Our tour guide, Reed, knew...More

Thank alissa w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Big Bend in Sept 2014 with my kids and again Sept 2017 with my boyfriend. Both times we stayed at the Casitas and used FFOC for a river trip. The first trip was initially slightly disappointing - not because of FFOC - but...More

Thank mabel_leen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a very enjoyable half day raft trip with Margaret as our tour guide. She gave an explanation of the landscape and natural area. She took an interest in each individual on the boat too. Total trip was 4 hours which included a 30...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A group of baby boomers from Austin and beyond cleared our over-extended schedules to spend 3 days and 2 nights on the Far Flung Outdoor Center's Gourmet Rafting Tour. What a great decision that was! We rafted with expert guides down the gorgeous Rio Grande...More

Thank AEnglishAustin_Texas
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Great day out for just the two of us on the Round the Bend tour. Guide Randy was good company and gave us good insights into nature and history. Recommended,

Thank simonliddle
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Gary C
20 February 2016|
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Terlingua has at least half dozen good restaurants. Ranging from breakfast to dinner. If you stay in the cabins they have kitchens and there is a wonderful little grocery store that seems to carry whatever the locals... More
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8 October 2015|
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