Flat Water Tubing

Flat Water Tubing

Kick Back and Relax on the River

Serene tubing on the beautiful Shenandoah

Adults, Families, and Kids love our flat water tubing trips. We provide the tubes and the river shuttles, and if you like you can even rent floating coolers so you can bring snacks and drinks alongside as you float down the river!

New Flat Water Tubing Check-in Location
Our brand new Flat Water Tubing starting point is now open.
Please see the map to Flat Water Tubing check-in

Things to Remember related to Trip Timings

  • Shuttle departures are every 30 minutes on weekends and hourly on weekdays.
  • Guests must check-in no later than 30 minutes prior to last daily departure time.

Season Passes

Enjoy your ride? Purchase a season pass for the best possible savings!

Shuttle Passes

Have your own tube? To reserve a shuttle pass Click Here

Flat Water Tubing Times

Weekends: 9 am – 4 pm
Weekdays: 10 am – 3 pm

Flat Water Tubing Rates

Monday – Friday
$31.13 / person
Sat, Sun & Holidays
$40.57 / person

Or call to book

Save with these promo codes when you book online!
Use promo code TUBE3 for $3 off on weekdays.
Use promo code TUBE5 for $5 off on weekends.

$7/person user fee and 6% sales tax will be added at checkout

Flat Water Tubing Information

Know Before You Go

  • Water shoes, sneakers or sandals with an ankle strap are required (no flip-flops)
  • You will get wet, dress accordingly (swimwear is preferable)
  • MUST be able to swim
  • Must be 5 years of age and up (subject to change pending water levels)
  • Visit harpersferryadventurecenter.com/age to see current age requirements
  • No rapids, think of a lazy river float (for rapids, see our whitewater tubing trips)
  • Flat Water Tubing Starting and ending point:
    150 Millville Road Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
  • Length of trip: Approximately 1 and 1/2 hours, covering 1 and 1/2 miles of water
  • Weekday start times: 10am-3pm, shuttles on the hour
  • Weekend start times: 9am-4pm, shuttles on the half hour
  • The shuttle to the put-in on the Shenandoah River is approximately 5 minutes
  • Reservations are required on weekends, walk-ins allowed on weekdays
  • Same day reservations are welcome!!
  • Weekday Discount Code: TUBE3 
  • Weekend Discount Code: TUBE5
  • To apply a discount code, click on the “Have a discount code? Click here” option at the start of your online booking

Add-ons for your Flat Water Tubing Adventure

Guests may rent backpack coolers or cooler tubes for personal coolers. Coolers must not contain alcohol or glass and Styrofoam coolers are not permitted. Inflation Stations and twine are available on site.

Backpack Cooler Rental

Backpack Cooler that you pack your items into.


Cooler Tube Rental

Cooler tubes let you bring your own cooler along. Personal coolers need to be less than 22 quarts and not have wheels and not be styrofoam. (Cooler not included)


Safety Requirements

  • Anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult or reserve a guide.
  • Guests under 18 must have a waiver filled out by a LEGAL parent or guardian.
  • Guests are required to inform HFAC of any medical or special needs that may affect them on this activity.
  • Footwear: For safety reasons, Flip Flops are not allowed as footwear. Guests must have footwear with straps around the ankle. Guests without appropriate footwear will not be permitted on the trip.
  • Guests must weigh no more than 300 pounds.
  • See the tubing clothing section for more details about what to wear.

Liability Waivers

At the time of booking, all guests must fill out a liability waiver for each participant in a booking. For fastest service, we recommend that you read and sign the liability waiver online during the purchase process. At that time a link to the online liability waiver is made available for sending via email to other participants in your booking so that they can also read and sign their waivers in advance of the trip.
Please note that anyone under the age of 18 MUST have a waiver filled out by a LEGAL parent or guardian.

Things to Know about our Flat Water Tubing Adventures

Flat Water Tubing guests must be at least 5 years old, 50 lbs, and know how to swim. Anyone under 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Additional information is in our FAQ >>

Prepare for your Trip

About Harpers Ferry Adventure Center

Harpers Ferry Adventure Center is one of the longest-operating river outfitters in the region. We specialize in Shenandoah and Potomac River Tubing, as well as River Rafting, Zip Line Canopy Tours, and have a great Adventure Park for visitors who want to enjoy a fun aerial ropes course challenge.

Our outdoor activities make for a fun and easy day trip for folks from DC, Baltimore, Northern Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and beyond!

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