Lazy River Tubing & Brew Pub


What a great, fun, and easy going day is planned for you today!  A day of scenic lazy river tubing in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area followed by a tour of a local microbrewery and beer tasting with optional group dinner at brewpub.

Please note that you must register and book this trip on the Outdoor Connections website to reserve your spot. See link below ....

River Tubing & Brew Pub

A day of floating down the calm and scenic waters of the Delaware River awaits you.  We will arrive at our base camp - The Shawnee Inn - then shuttle upstream to start our day.  We will float lazily with perhaps a bit of splashing and swimming along the way for approximately 3 miles / 3 hours or so.  Along the way we will enjoy the great scenery that this part of the Delaware River affords us - it is protected National Park land.  Perhaps we will see American bald eagles - very common sight in these parts.  Can't think of a better way to spend a hot summer's day!

We will end our tubing at the foot of the historic Shawnee Inn which is situated right on the river.  Hitting dry land, we will change into some dry clothes then make our way over to the on-premise Shawnee Craft Microbrewery.  We will get a tour of their facility - check out the inner workings, equipment, and learn about what it takes to make some kick-ass and unique brews.  Shawnee Craft makes their brews with all-natural, whole-food ingredients - small batch, handmade beers often aged for months or years in oak barrels - unfiltered, unpasteurized, free of any artificial preservatives or shelf stabilizing agents - and all keeping with the Fidelis Philosophy, "True to Nature, True to the Craft".  The resulting handmade beers are fresh, complex, and deeply satisfying.

After the tour we will cruise on over to Shawnee's own brewpub - The Gem and Keystone - where we will sample some of their specialty hand crafted brews and, if you wish, fuel-up with some tasty grub from their awesome menu before we head for home - the burgers are otherworldly!

All trip details and final trip itinerary will be e-mailed to all registered guests the week of the trip date.

About this Adventure

Trip Date: Saturday - Aug 17th

Departure: 8:45am. (check in time) – 8th Avenue between W31st and W33rd streets - on the steps of the US Post Office.....departing shortly thereafter - don't be late b'cus we can't wait!

Return: 7:00 p.m. (approximately - water conditions will dictate our duration on the river)

Trip Rating: Easy – We will tube for approximately 3 hours (approx. 3 miles).

What's Included: Trip includes all transportation costs, guides, tube rentals, snacks in route, microbrewery tour, and beer tasting .... optional dinner at brewpub.

What to Bring: Wear clothing appropriate for getting wet, preferably quick drying fabrics. Dress appropriately for the season and in layers - this means have the ability to take tops on/off as needed to keep you comfortable. For the tubing, wear bathing suit/etc, water shoes, secure sandals, or sneakers. Sunglasses, sunscreen, hat and chapstick are recommended. Wear a strap to secure your eyeglasses or sunglasses. Bring a change of clothes for afterwards - changing rooms will be available.  If you are not sure, bring more clothing than you think you need – extra items can be left in the vans.

Trip Cost:
Meet-up Price with Transportation $99.00
Meet-up Price Drive Yourself Option $79.00

All trip details and final trip itinerary will be e-mailed to all registered guests the week of the trip date.

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  • Jim K.

    Hi Julia-

    It's flat water so you won't fall out...also, we use life vests just in case...can you keep yourself afloat? Tread water?

    August 11, 2013

  • Julia F.

    I don't know how to swim, is this for me?

    1 · August 10, 2013

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