Tips for Floating the Delaware River



I played outside with strangers… GASPS! *Insert suspenseful music*


It wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. Although, my anxiety was through the roof trying to make sure I maintained a proper distance and vice versa. Where did we go?



We floated the Delaware River!


The company we used is Delaware River Tubing.


AND I didn't play with anyone! #DontEvenLookAtMe



PROS:

~Plenty of FREE parking

~A harness was provided to hook floats together

(Sorry HB, you’re not getting rid of me that easy)

~You can check your keys to ensure you don’t lose them

~Buses drop-off and pick-up from the designating floating area

(They only allowed around 6-8 people on each bus)


CONS:

~I felt we should have received a discount since food wasn’t served

(We wouldn't have ate it anyways... #COVID)

~If food had been available, there should have been an option to opt out for a discounted price in light of COVID

~People were not social distancing or following protocol in line. The sad part was no one from the company's staff was enforcing the rules

(Don’t worry I was my own enforcer lol!)

~On the company's site they state "hard" shelled coolers were not allowed

(Not the case)

~They also said water shoes were required

(Not the case. I will say I enjoyed having water shoes. People in flip flops were struggling)



THINGS TO NOTE:

~We paid extra for floats with headrests

~Rafting, canoeing, and kayaking were available too

~You’re required to sign a waiver

~Leave anything you don’t want to lose or get wet in the car

~You’re required to buy your tickets in advance

~We floated around 2.5-3 hours



DON'T FORGET TO BRING THE FOLLOWING:

~Mask

(Only until you to get to the designate float area)

~Sanitizer

~Sunscreen

~Cooler (option 1 / option 2)

(Filled with bevvies of your choice, be an adult, bring water)

~Ice packs (option 1 / option 2)

~Snacks

~Water Shoes (option 1 / option 2 /option 3)

~Waterproof phone case/pouch

~Bluetooth speaker


A Fire personality (not for sale)!


The floating company does sale some of these items for an increased price.



WAYS TO SAVE:

~If you plan on going down with a group of friends, just take two cars

~Park one car at the beginning of the designated float area and one at the end

(This way you're not stranded at the end without a ride back up)

~Look into purchasing floats online. It may be cheaper than going through this company

(The don't own the river. Anyone can float)

~You’re paying for convenience...that’s it!

~Check for updates & restrictions on their website,

as things are constantly changing due to COVID



What have you been up to? Have you done any outside activities?


Head over to my IG for outside fun! (@santinisocialite)

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I'm Santeka - an outspoken, over the top Southern Girl that landed in New Jersey with an appetite for fun, flavor, travel, and new experiences. Thanks for stopping by. I hope you enjoy exploring all of the things I love and feel inspired along the way! 

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