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River Tubing & Stand-Up Paddle Boards

Daily River Rentals

Enjoy the stunning red rock cliff walls as you float past them either on a tube or on a Stand-up Paddle Board (SUP) for a half or full-day rental on the Colorado River.

River Tube or SUP Rentals

Need to cool off? Need some water? River Tubing the Colorado River is the perfect way to experience the stunning canyon walls as you float the river corridor. The experience begins at our office with some paperwork and orientation. Then you’ll just ride on our shuttle bus and head upriver of our location. Your drop-off point depends on how long you want to be on the river. We have four convenient locations for you

TIMES VARY WITH LOW & HIGH WATER- adjustments can be made when you check-in.
  • Take-out Beach- 10.25 miles
    (8-15 hours of float time *DOWL)
  • Locals Beach- 6.25 miles
    (5-8 hours of float time *DOWL)
  • Grandstaff Canyon- 3.5 miles
    (2-5 hours of float time *DOWL)
  • Bike Bridge- 2.5 miles
    (1-3.5 hours of float time *DOWL)
    *DOWL- Depending on water levels
    (Please note locations vary throughout the season. Some locations won’t be available due to the water moving slowly.)
TIMES VARY WITH LOW & HIGH WATER- adjustments can be made when you check-in.

We’ll drop you off at the location of your choice and then you float back to our location on the Colorado River.

You can add an additional tube for just $14 so you can rent a cooler and bring food and drinks. We have small coolers (12 can capacity) for $1, a medium hard-side cooler (18 can capacity) for $2, or a large cooler (24 can capacity) for $3.


Tube: $39 per day + tax (includes a tube, life jacket, and shuttle)

Stand-up Paddle Board: $69 per day + tax (includes SUP, life jacket, paddle, and shuttle)

Deposits: Rentals require a deposit until returned to our office. Please be aware that a $150 per tube and $800 per SUP deposit is required at check-in. You can use either cash or a credit card for the deposit amount. Deposits are returned in full once all gear has been returned undamaged.


Shuttles leave every hour 9 am-2 pm. Some drop-off locations are unavailable in the afternoon to ensure everyone gets back to our location by 5 pm. Check-in time is 30 minutes before departure.

Age Requirements

Must weigh at least 40 lbs. to fit into life jackets and be six years old.


River TubeCanyonlands By Night & Day’s River Tubes feature two different tubes. Both have a  bottom, two handles, and sturdy material to prevent tube rash.

Frequently Asked Questions

Excellent all around experience! Book the tube ride, pack up a cooler and enjoy the float. The front desk staff and the boat captains are all friendly and very helpful. Can’t beat the value. Great staff, great service, great experience. Highly recommend!

—Austin Margulies