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Cowichan River Tubing

Experience the ride of a lifetime with The Tube Shack, Lake Cowichan’s premier all-inclusive tubing adventure company!

Tube the Cowichan River and enjoy the crystal clear water and pristine scenery as you embark on an epic two and a half-hour journey down one of the most beautiful places on earth. The island’s best-kept secret is Cowichan River Tubing!

We provide fully licensed and insured river tube rentals with complimentary shuttle service back to Lake Cowichan. The Tube Shack is the best way to river tube the Cowichan River!


Best value tubing ever

We brought along a family with a 10-year-old and 16-year-old. None of them had been tubing before and this was a great introduction. Service was friendly and we were on the water in minutes. Gorgeous setting, slow river with a 3-hour float, great swimming at the end, fast shuttle and they even took pictures of us and sent them no charge. Can't beat that!

– DrIdentity, TripAdvisor
Easy Booking, Great Tubes, Awesome Experience!

Loved the easy online booking and payment options ahead of time. We signed the waivers for everyone in our group online which made the 'check in' process all of about 45 seconds to get us set and on the water. The tubes they had were comfortable and they picked us up at the end as soon as we floated in. All in all a great experience and a solid day!

– Aaron L, TripAdvisor
Great Staff and Family Event

We took our staff from Skydive Vancouver Island to enjoy a much deserved day off in the sunshine and decided to try out River Tubing in Cowichan Lake! The online booking for our large group was seamless and even easy to add additional tubers the day before! The river was absolutely amazing!!! The shuttle back was quick and came regularly! Will be heading out again for another great summer relaxing day! :-)

– gordg2018, TripAdvisor
What a great way to relax!

Such a simple thing but so much fun. My wife and our 2 boys (12 and 14yo) did the trip last week at the height of the heatwave. We had pre-booked using the Tubeshack website which was easy to use but there were still plenty of the tubes available. We all loved it - it took 2h 50mins to float down surrounded by the awesome natural scenery. And it only took 6 minutes to be driven back to the starting point on their shuttle bus.

– IanB3140, TripAdvisor
Rugby Team goes tubing!

A big thank you for having James Bay U19 team up for the day. Our entire group had never been down the river, safe to say it went above and beyond our expectations. Fantastic service from the crew at Tube Shack, getting us set up, sending us off and then picking us up at the end of the float. The Cowichan River is a hidden gem here on the island, no better way to experience it than choosing The Tube Shack!

– James G, TripAdvisor
Gorgeous, Serene Tubing Experience

The four of us rented tubes. I had the fancy one without an open bottom thanks to taking care of my back/neck. My husband and the kids had the regular tubes and were fine. Our tubing took almost 3 hours and it was fantastic! I don’t know why we haven’t done this before.

– ProfAragon, TripAdvisor

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