River Tubing & BBQ from DC

Washington, D.C.


Time to get ready and rowdy for summer River Tubing & BBQ! That’s right folks, our very popular river tubing & BBQ tour has finally made to the District. After all, what could be better than a spending a summer day floating down a river and eating delicious BBQ? Well, nothing.

Meet your bus and guide at one of our pickup locations and we’ll take care of the rest. After a short drive, you’ll enjoy a relaxing 3-hour river tubing experience down the beautiful Potomac River. And since we know you’re going to ask, yes coolers are permitted on the water. After you’ve gotten your fill of floating, grab some delicious local BBQ.

So what are you waiting for? Grab a friend, significant other, roommate, co-worker, parent, acquaintance, or stranger off the street and join us for an epic day out of the city.



Trips start at $115. Book 30 days in advance to save. Prices can go up as availability becomes limited.

Trip Includes

  • Round-trip Transportation from NYC
  • Tubing on the Potomac & Tube Rental
  • Delicious BBQ Lunch
  • Sourced Adventures staff to add a smile to your face

Pickup Locations

9:30am Pickup: Union Station

10:00am Pickup: The North Face Store, Georgetown

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What is the Itinerary for the day?

Itinerary:  (About an 10 hour day)

  • 9:30am – Depart Union Station, Bus Level
  • 10am – Depart The North Face Store, Georgetown
  • 11:00am – Arrive at Harper’s Ferry
  • 11:30pm – Launch and Float!
  • 3:00pm – Pull out and BBQ
  • 5:00pm – Departure
  • 6:30pm – Return to DC


When should I arrive for my trip?

Guests should arrive 10 minutes prior to their bus departure time.

What should I bring?

Good Question! We would recommend bringing a water bottle, a rain jacket, a change of cloths, a towel, sunglasses, sunblock and water shoes (old sneakers will work for this too!).

Can I drink on the bus?

Nope! Alcohol is not permitted on the buses in the morning and must be stashed under the bus for the trip up to the river.

Are coolers permitted on the river?

While you are not allowed to drink on the bus in the morning (alcohol goes underneath the bus) you can bring coolers with you on the water. You can purchase coolers onsite for around $20 or you are more than welcome to bring your own.

Please note that glass bottles are not allowed on the water.

Anything else I should know?

Thanks for checking 🙂

  • Excessive drinking is not allowed. We ask that you act responsibly
  • This is a 21+ ONLY trip so please bring ID

Our Promise

We're committed to providing you with the best value and best customer service possible, this is the Sourced Adventures promise. We have a trained and capable Group Leader on every bus who not only ensures you get everything you came for, but that you have the best time possible. We go above and beyond and our staff does the same. If you have a bad experience, or if something prevents you from enjoying the activity the way it was supposed to be enjoyed pleased let us know and we'll do what we can to make it right. We want you to have an awesome time, period -- it's what we do.

Fine Print

This event is nonrefundable. No full or partial refunds are given to customers who miss the event. In the event of a cancellation, your voucher will be fully refunded. Event subject to change/cancellation based on weather/river level conditions. All trips run rain or shine; in the unlikely event of a cancellation you will be notified. $20 change fee for any reschedules within 14 day period prior to event date; subject to availability. For reschedules within 48 hours of departure there is a $35 rescheduling fee. For no-shows or missing the bus the fee is $45. Each ticket is good for 1 person. This is a 21+ event; valid ID required. The deal is valid only for tickets on the date[s] of the event as listed and may not be exchanged or redeemed for any other dates. Provided transportation by Sourced Adventures is required; you may not drive yourself.

In order to attend any Sourced Adventure whether your ticket is purchased directly through Sourced Adventures, Inc. or any of it's affiliates, distributors or partners you are required to sign and submit a copy of our release of liability waiver before departure. We will collect your waiver on-site and by attending you must agree to our release of liability terms outlines in our waiver. The waiver is available for view or print here: sourcedadventures.com/waiver

If you have any additional questions, please reference our FAQ page here: sourcedadventures.com/faq.