Trip Details

Tube 4 Hour | Berry to Brewer


Tube 4 Hour  Berry to Brewer

Trip Details

Float and unwind on the Niobrara! 4-hour tubing adventure from Berry to Brewer.

Embark on a relaxing 4-hour journey down the scenic Niobrara River, floating in your very own tube from Berry to Brewer. Soak up the sun, witness breathtaking bluffs, and spot diverse wildlife – perfect for families, couples, or anyone seeking a laid-back Nebraska escape.

Chill Vibes All Around:

  • Gentle Current: Drift effortlessly as the Niobrara River gently carries you downstream. No paddling required, just pure relaxation.
  • Majestic Scenery: Towering bluffs adorned with vibrant wildflowers and ancient ponderosa pines provide a stunning backdrop for your float.
  • Wildlife Encounters: Keep your eyes peeled for bald eagles soaring overhead, deer grazing along the banks, and playful otters frolicking in the water.
  • Hidden Sandbars: Pull over to hidden sandbars for a refreshing swim, a picnic lunch, or simply bask in the sun.

From Berry to Brewer:

Your 4-hour adventure starts at Berry, offering easy access to the river. From there, you'll float past diverse landscapes, from towering bluffs to serene meadows, before reaching Brewer, where you can unwind and reflect on your journey.

 

Overview

Four hour trip (approx) or 12 river miles.

Launching from Berry Bridge (13 road miles east of Valentine and ending 22 road miles east). Landing at Brewer Bridge/NRD landing.

Includes Berry Falls,Smith Falls and many otherr un-named waterfalls.

Launch time will depend on the shuttle option selected. If you would like to see these you need to choose "book now" from one of the products/trips offered (Tube-5.5 hour- Berry to Brewer for example) and this will open a date range. Enter the date which you are considering and it will take you to the page where you begin entering the number of people, shuttle option, etc. Choose the shuttle option drop down and it will show you the shuttle times and options available for that particular trip.

Once you arrive at the Penbrook landing you will be responsible for getting yourself, the tube, cooler/tube out of the river. The equipment needs to be removed from the main landing and placed out of the way for others to safely exit the river.

Itinerary

 Check-In / 433 E Hwy 20 in Valentine

  • Required at the main office in Valentine. Either the day/night before or the morning of your trip unless other arrangements have already been made.
  • Late arrivals (9:00 p.m. or later) who are camping at Berry Bridge or Penbrook camp can make prior arrangements only if someone in the group has used our services in the past and are familiar with the process.
  • Everyone will need to have their waiver completed before getting on the shuttle or river. A waiver can be done by going online and submitting it electronically or by printing, signing and bringing it with.

Morning Bus Shuttle:

  • Allow yourself enough travel time from Valentine which should take approximately thirty to forty-five minutes to drive to your bus stop. Arrive early so you can get your cooler and other items unloaded and ready to board the shuttle. Remember there most likely will be others riding the shuttle, so be on time. If you are late you may have to catch a later shuttle if there is one or take a shorter trip at your expense. We do understand, however, that things happen such as a flat tire or a phone app that misdirects a person. We won't leave you sitting on the river-bank wishing you were on the river. We strive to accommodate.

Shuttle Back to Camp:

  • Launch time can occur any time after 9:30 a.m. but keep in mind that the first return shuttle is not until 3:00 pm. 
    • Return Shuttles: 3:00, 4:00 (Sunday through Friday)-Penbrook
    • Return Shuttles: 3:00, 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00 (Saturday)-Penbrook
  • Shuttle times are subject to change based on the river levels and wind. Headwinds will slow you down and the river levels will be different in the spring compared to summer's peak season.

Round Trip - Motel Pick-up and Return Shuttle: (Additional fees added to Base Rate) Tubers Only

Return-Shuttle is the same as the shuttle back-to-camp schedule above. The round trip shuttle option is only available for tubers and requires a minimum number of people. Once in awhile due to transportation circumstances, we make exceptions but not a guarantee.

There is also a "no-shuttle" option under shuttles. You transport your people, we haul the equipment. 

Camping & Lodging

Camping:

Berry Bridge Campground  and Penbrook Campground - 402-376-3474 (May 20th - Labor Day Sunday)  Off Season - 402-376-2503

Valentine City Park

Fishberry RV Campground

Wacky West RV Park

Motel:

Niobrara Lodge - 402-376-3000

Comfort Inn - 402-376-3300

(Econo Lodge) now Harmony Inn - 402-376-3131

Motel Raine - 402-376-2030

Super 8 - 402-376-1250

Trade Winds Motel - 402-376-1600


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