Tubing on the Tuckaseegee River is perfect for families and friends looking for an ideal summer vacation adventure idea. 


Cool down this summer and go tubing!

Self-Guided Tubing

We offer tubing trips on our low release days. Sunday, Monday and Friday are typically the low water days.  Please contact us for current water levels.
Kids…………$15 (12 and under )

Second trip on the same day is 1/2 price.

Guided Tubing: A little trip among friends!

Western N.C.’s only guided tubing trip! Our Guided Tubing trip is longer than our rental tubing trip and comes with a light snack. We make stops at the Play wave, Warm Spot and Three Doors. This trip is only provided on the West Fork Power House releases days. (West fork Powerhouse releases 3 days a week. Please call for a schedule.)

Target participants: Families with a lot more children that adults. Grandparents that need a little extra help on the water. Anyone who wants to maximize his or her fun on the river while not committing to a longer trip.

Kids 12 and under……..$15       Adults………………….$20

High Adventure Tubing

​High Adventure Tubing is only offered at Dillsboro River Company! We have invested in the most advanced tubes to run class II rapids.  Our tubes are made from the same materials as our rafts and is guaranteed tough.  Participants must be 16 years or older and be in good physical condition to consider this trip. This trip is offered on both the East and West Fork releases days. East Fork trips times average 2-3 hours.Launch times are from 10-2:30
West Fork trips times average 3-4 hours.Launch times are from 10-1:30. 

Check the schedule in the chart below.

$20 per person  (One member of your party must be 18 years or older.)

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Sunday 10am - 2pm


Monday - closed

*** No scheduled water ***

Tuesday 10am - 2pm 

Wednesday 10am - 2pm

Thursday 10am - 2pm 

Friday 10am - 2pm 

Saturday 10am - 2pm 

* Would you like to float the river? MUST CHECK IN BY 2pm 

You must check in no later than 2pm to rent a boat for self guided rafting, high adventure tubing or inflatable kayaks (*Sundays by noon*).


Hello 2021 season! Normal operating hours begin May 22nd...Until then, we are operating by appointment only. 

please call, text or email.

We look forward to hosting you! All Forward! 



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Dillsboro River Company / 18 Macktown Rd Sylva, NC 28779 / 828.507.2428 

Rafting and Tubing do have inherent risk and by participating you do assume this risk for you and the minors in your care.  DRC has an excellent safety record and works hard to minimize this risk.  Make sure you consult with your family doctor if you have any underlying medical conditions.