Tubing Tour on the Virgin River Season Begins on May 22

Spend a lazy day floating down the beautiful Virgin River in an inner tube. Everybody loves tubing – you will too! Take a tubing tour on the Virgin River when you plan your family’s next adventure at Zion River Resort. Reserve now – this is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States. Cabins, RV spaces, and tent sites fill up quickly.

Zion Tubing Tour on the Virgin River and What to Know

The Virgin riverbed is rocky and sandy. It can hurt your feet when you stand up, so wear Crocs, old sneakers, or flip-flops to protect yourself. The tubing trip takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes; bring these items to insure your comfort…

  1. Sunscreen
  2. Sunglasses
  3. Visor or hat
  4. Swim wear or clothing you don’t mind getting wet
  5. Towels (leave in your car)
  6. Waterproof camera

Leave valuable belongings in your vehicle and deposit your car key at the Zion Tubing office so you don’t lose it in the river.


How the Zion Tubing Tour Works

Reservations are not necessary. Walk-ins are welcome. The Tubing Tour on the Virgin River happens every day, rain or shine during the season. Tours depart continuously from 9:00am until the last shuttle leaves at 5:00pm.

Park your car in the shared lot between Zion Tubing and Buffalo Trails Trading Company. Check in where you see the red tubes. The Zion Tubing shuttle bus will take you back and forth to the river so your car doesn’t get wet.

Your ticket includes a super deluxe tube with backrest, handles, and covered bottom and a personal flotation device. Sorry, insurance regulations say you can’t bring your own tube.

The water is mostly 2 – 4 feet deep, with some slightly deeper pools. The water temperature averages a refreshing 75 degrees. Bring a small cooler and your waterproof camera. You’ll need it to shoot pictures of birds, frogs, fish, crayfish and lizards. There are NO water snakes in Utah!

Zion Tubing offers special deals for local people and folks who want to take two tours per day. Call them at (435) 272-8229 for all the details.


Reserve your stay at pet-friendly Zion River Resort so you can be here when tubing season begins on May 22.

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Zion River Resort
Zion River Resort 551 E State Route 9
Virgin, UT 84779
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Toll Free: (888) 822-8594
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