Looking for something fun to do near Omaha?
If you're looking for "fun things to do in Omaha" you've come to the right place. Elkhorn Outfitters provides river tubing trips on the Elkhorn River. Have a relaxing float on your own or grab a group of friends and a cooler and enjoy tubing down the river while basking in the Nebraska sun. Located on the edge of Omaha, we'll pick you up and drop you off at our designated parking lot. Tours are 4-6 hours and we welcome groups of all sizes and corporate events as well. Book your adventure today!
Float with Elkhorn Outfitters
Elkhorn River Tubing trips last 4-6 hours depending on river conditions. We provide you with a tube, a personal flotation device (life jacket), & hardware to connect your tubes together.
Refunds are only given for cancellations if WE need to cancel due to weather or river related.
We ask all floaters to arrive 15 mins before your scheduled time to make sure we have all waivers signed. There will be a $5 per car parking fee.
Please read this waiver carefully so you are aware that if you are injured or drown, we are not liable. You are floating at your own risk.
Minors under the age of 19 will need to have a minor release form signed & the same guardian/parent on float trip.
Get Your Float On
Your daily rental includes:
pickup/drop-off from lot
personal float tube
connection between tubes
a cooler tube for every 4 reservations on the same paid reservation
BYOC - Bring Your Own Cooler | Same day rentals are not guaranteed!
Starting Location & Time
The bus picks you up at our ending point on the river in Elkhorn, Nebraska. There will be a $5 fee per car for parking. Buses leave promptly at your check in time, so please arrive early to allow time for signing the waivers!
Ending Pick Up
When your trip is done, we will throw away your trash and take care of out tubes. You will end where you parked. We are NOT responsible after you after your float trip, please arrange for a safe ride home.
Bring your own cooler. This cooler tube fits a 36-50 quart cooler with base dimensions of 28" X 17". If you need an extra, we have you covered for an additional $10 in advance or $20 day of
Cancellations & Refunds
Advanced purchased tickets are ONLY refundable should we need to cancel for a weather or river related reason. If you do not show up for your float trip including missing the bus, we will not issue a refund. No exceptions!
Which stretch of the river do we use
If the river is at normal depth and flow, we drop in at Elkhorn Crossing and take out at West Maple. If the river is low and slow, we will drop in at West Maple and take out at Greske. We want our guests to enjoy their float with as little work as possible. When the river is low, we use a shorter distance to allow for all floaters to relax, stop and hang out on sand bars, and not feel rushed. We do not give refunds for shorter float times.