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Tubing the Nashwaak River

Opening Long weekend in May and Closing Labour Day Monday
10:00am - 6:00pm daily

On a sizzling summer day, there's nothing as refreshing as floating down the river on a Tube.


Fun for the whole family


The Nashwaak is a spring-fed river, full of salmon, trout and other fresh water fish. They will share the river with you if you respect their environment!



Nashwaak Tube Rentals respects the environment and holds an Annual River Clean-up.


Enjoy a little R & R tubing down one of New Brunswick's scenic rivers. Our lazy river float offers you a relaxing, therapeutic and adventurous way to spend time together and have fun.

1575 Rte 148 Hwy,
Durham Bridge N.B. E6C 2Z9
 Please note: Do to the opening of the new Rte 8 Hwy, our route and civic # was changed, but we are still at the same location.
 Approximately 15 minutes north of Fredericton NB, along the beautiful Nashwaak River at Durham Bridge. Get Driving Directions from Google maps . Just type in Nashwaak Tube Rentals. We have a tube waiting for you.
Daily Rates
$12.00 - Luxury Tubes (tubes with bottoms)
$10.00 - For adults (Regular Black inner Tubes)
$5.00 -  For Children 12 and under (Regular Black inner tubes),
$10.00 - Cooler Tows 

Group rates (20 or more) available weekdays only.
$50.00 - Kayak 
Please remember that we are a cash only business.

Shuttle Service
Initial Shuttle up river is included with your rental. Additional trips are extra.
Inflatables are not recommended on the Nashwaak River, as they puncture easily on the sharp rocks. If you wish to bring your own floation devices, the shuttle fee is $10.00 per person.
To avoid disappointment reservations are recommended - especially on weekends.
For reservations call 506-457-2300. Please do not reserve by email.
Trip # 1  Sterling's Wharf - approx 1 - 1 1/2 hr (depending on the water level)

Trip # 2 "Gilligan's Ride" our most popular - it's a 3 hour cruise from Taymouth down (depending on the water level)

On Site Facilities:
Food & Beverages
Washroom & Changing facilities
Beach Volleyball
Private Property Owners
Please respect the rights of private property owners. Do not trespass, there are designated beach areas to stop and rest.

Your Responsibility:


  • The river is NOT a recycling bin, Please use the recycling bins provided!

  • There are designated spots along the shore to place your garbage and recycables.

  • NO GLASS BOTTLES OR STYROFOAM COOLERS ALLOWED. All coolers will be checked. Mesh bags are provided to tie to your tube.

  • You are responsible for your own safety.

  • Stay off private property, designated stopping areas are marked by NTR garbage cans!

  • No liability is accepted by Nashwaak Tube Rentals.


What to wear, and what not to wear!

  • River shoes or river sandals with straps or other secure footwear are needed to protect your feet against sharp objects and often slippery river bottoms or while walking to and from the entry/exit points. NOTE: Flip Flops are not recommended for River Tubing as they slip and slide easily when wet and offer very little protection for your feet.
  • Sun Block or sun screen to shield the rays of the sun is recommended.
  • Appropriate attire is mandatory on the river.
  • Leave your designer sunglasses at home, and bring a cheaper pair, they may get lost in the water.


  • Children must be (5) years or older and MUST be accompanied by an adult. Life Jackets/vest are recommended for all children, non-swimmers and out-of-shape-swimmers. We recommend you bring one with you as our inventory is limited.
  • There are NO LIFE GUARDS ON DUTY, you will be on your own, use caution, think safety first! Parents & Guardians you are responsible for your children... A WAIVER WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ALL TUBERS. Request copy of waiver  E-Mail 7
  • Any child under the age of 16 must have a adult sign their waver before entering the water.

Things to think about

  • Do not take your car keys, house keys or other keys on the river...keys do not float. Locksmiths are expensive! We have a safe keep area for your keys.
  • Do not take valuables on the river as most items sink and are never found!


Looking for fun things to do? Check out the following websites:

 Fredericton Tourism

Tourism New Brunswick

Nashwaak Music Festival 

This site  The Web