Today’s tubing trip down the San Marcos River is nothing like your parent’s tubing trip. Things have changed so much throughout the years and for the better. Much of the changes that have come are based on necessity and comfort.
With Austin’s proximity to the San Marcos River, you can get there in less than 45 minutes. That means you and your party can make plans in the morning and be on the water in less than an hour.
Due to Covid-19, the state of Texas had a moratorium on public-style tours, so the industry had to adapt. Fortunately, for all of the local touring agencies, the leadership in Texas decided to lift the moratorium and once again open up public tours. This includes tube rides down the San Marcos River, winery tours, and brewery tours.
When it comes to summertime fun in Austin, Tx you cannot beat a tubing trip down the San Marcos River. It is surprisingly inexpensive for a 5.5-hour trip that includes private transportation for your whole group. Which includes the 45-minute ride to the river and back to your front door after the 3.5-hour tubing ride.
If you live in the greater Austin, Texas area chances are you have already heard about the San Marcos River. It is one of the most popular spots in Austin and it is where so many people go on a warm Texas summer day with a bunch of friends.