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These are the top spots for river tubing in Ontario this summer

As the lazy days of summer roll in, there's no better way to beat the heat and create lasting memories than embarking on a river tubing adventure.

As the lazy days of summer roll in, there's no better way to beat the heat and create lasting memories than embarking on a river tubing adventure.

Ontario, with its abundant natural beauty, offers a plethora of slow-flowing rivers that provide a safe and exhilarating tubing experience. If you're in search of the best places to embark on a tubing adventure, look no further. This comprehensive list will guide you to Ontario's finest tubing destinations, where you can immerse yourself in nature's wonders and create unforgettable memories.

Don't forget to pack ample waterproof sunscreen and water shoes, and get ready to go with the flow in style.

Chillin' N Tubing

For the ultimate day of relaxation and tubing excitement, head northwest of Sudbury and embark on a leisurely float down the serene Vermillion River. Your inner tube comes equipped with built-in coolers, ensuring your cold drinks and snacks are always within reach.

Location: Vermillion River, 5727 Nickel Offset Road, Chelmsford

Elora Gorge Park


Prepare for a breathtaking experience as you discover one of Ontario's most charming towns, Elora, nestled amidst the stunning Elora Gorge. This natural wonder features rapids and cascades that provide an exhilarating ride for inner tubers. Ensure to check water conditions and safety guidelines in advance.

Location: Grand River, Elora

O’Kenny River Tubing

Nestled along the picturesque banks of the Muskrat River, O'Kenny River Tubing invites nature enthusiasts to embark on an exhilarating and secure river tubing adventure. Prepare to be captivated by the perfect blend of thrilling rapids and serene waters as you navigate the currents. With a strong emphasis on equipping visitors for self-guided exploration, O'Kenny River Tubing ensures that every adventurer can revel in the untouched beauty and excitement that the Muskrat River offers.

Location: Muskrat River, 2 International Drive, Pembroke

Saugeen Springs RV Park

Whether you prefer a shorter 45-minute run or a two-hour tubing adventure, the Saugeen Springs RV Park in Hanover has you covered. This picturesque destination offers tubing day packages for visitors on weekdays, along with camping, RV rentals, cabins, and cottages. 

Location: Saugeen River, RR # 3, 173844 Mulock Road, Hanover

Big Creek Tubing


Unlike any other river in Ontario, Big Creek captivates with its unique characteristics. A narrow and deep waterway, it embraces you with its lush overhanging trees, creating an immersive canopy as you paddle through the captivating landscape. Aptly earning the moniker "The Canadian Amazon," this extraordinary river offers a mild current that allows you to navigate a thrilling 9-kilometre adventure.

Location: 157 Front Road, Port Rowan, Port Rowan

Wilderness Tours


The Ottawa River is famous for its high adrenalin white water rapids however it also features calmer sections perfect for peaceful floating. At Wilderness Tours, you can immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of the Ottawa River as you effortlessly float along its gentle currents. Let your worries drift away as you bask in the serenity of your surroundings, surrounded by breathtaking natural landscapes.

Location: 1260 Grants Settlement Road, Foresters Falls