FAQ - Ellijay River Outfitters

Where are you located?
You will begin your adventure at 88 Holt Bridge Rd, Ellijay, GA 30536, and we'll shuttle from there. For directions to our location, see the Directions page.
Can I bring a cooler?
Absolutely! Coolers are welcome and can sit in a tube which you simply link to your tubes for easy access. However, no glass or alcohol is allowed on the river per county regulation.
Is there a place to have a picnic?
Feel free to use our many picnic tables.
When is the best time to start?
We recommend starting early in the heat of the day, however, our last 1 hour trip leaves our location at 5:00 PM and our last 3 hour trip leaves at 3:00 PM.
Is there wildlife in the river?
Of course! We're riding through their habitat.
Where do we park?
Free parking is available at the shuttle location.
What should I wear?
Most customers prefer swim suits or shorts and a t-shirt. Dress comfortably! Old tennis shoes or water shoes are recommended.
How will I know where to get out?
Our staff will instruct you where to exit the river depending on the trip you choose.
What is the weight limit of the tubes?
The weight capacity is 250 lbs.
Do I have to be able to swim?
Our trips are designed to be slow lazy river floating, however, it's highly recommended that you know how to swim.
Can we connect our tubes?
Yes, you may connect your tube to other customers' tubes. A continuous line of tubes can be formed!
Can I bring my own inner tube?
Yes, we provide shuttle service for a small fee for customers supplying their own equipment.
Can I bring a camera?
Waterproof cameras are available for purchase at our locations to record your fun, or you may bring your own.
Can I make a reservation?
You can pre-purchase your tickets by calling and placing an order by credit card.
Is there a group discount?
Groups of 10+ receive a discount but must be scheduled in advance. Call 706-889-8697 to schedule.
Do I have to wear a life vest?
On most of our trips the life vest does not have to worn by adults, however we do have them available.
Children under 12 must wear a life jacket.