New Braunfels River Conditions
In New Braunfels, ist das leben schön – life is beautiful — is not just a saying, it is the whole truth! This gorgeous city is not just known for its unique, German-inspired history or Texan wildflower fields, but also for its spring-fed Comal River and adventurous Guadalupe River, making your life just a bit more beautiful!
Comal River Tubing, Floats, Cabins, & More
The Comal River, the pinnacle of local tourist attractions, is a beautiful, natural flowing river. The river springs from up to the Edwards Aquifer, flowing through Landa Park, passing Downtown New Braunfels, and merging with the Guadalupe River.
The Comal River is a famous tubing spot with its warm water temperatures of 70-72 degrees year-round, which makes it warm enough to swim even in the winter! Your place for scenic whitewater kayaks, tubes, rafts, and standup paddle boards the Comal River awaits. The approximate tubing time on the river is 3.5 hours and the many excellent tube operators provide tubes and safety equipment as well as shuttle rides to make your time more enjoyable.
Why not spend your entire trip on the Comal? Explore our Comal River vacation rentals to make your dream a reality!
River Tubing & Cabin Living on the Guadalupe River
The Guadalupe River is another famous tourist attraction in New Braunfels. It headwaters near Kerrville, TX and is eventually released into the Canyon lake. The water temperatures are ideal, in the 70-72 degrees range all year-long, the water being released from Canyon Lakes fluctuates in temperature. It is best to contact local tour operators before making plans to go river tubing, rafting, kayaking, or venturing out with your stand-up paddle board.
A day out at the Guadalupe river is filled with excitement and adventure! So why not stay on the river? Discover our inventory of Guadlupe River rentals and book today!
Important Rules for Having a Good Time on Your River Adventures
To preserve the natural beauty of the Comal and Guadalupe Rivers, there is a comprehensive set of rules that are essential for tourists to follow. These rules help ensure that visitors leave the rivers just as magnificent as they were and stay that way for the next time they’re back. Some of the rules are:
- No disposable containers
- No glass
- No littering
- No foam containers
- No volume drinking device
- Noise devices must be limited to 50 feet
- No jumping from bridges, dams, or trees
- Life jackets are recommended for children under eight and weak swimmers
- Limit of two tubes per person
- Floatation devices shall not exceed five feet in diameter
If you want to spend time tubing on these rivers or exploring the historic German-influenced town of New Braunfels, we've got you covered. We have all kinds of vacation rentals, such as vacation condos, cabins and vacation homes, as well as bedroom-specific properties.
Moreover, if you want to skip the drive to the Comal and Guadalupe rivers or the shuttle rides, you can just stay right there on either of the rivers in beautiful cabins! The Guadalupe, or “Guad” as the locals call it, also offers on site campsites in addition to cabins. Contact our office today for assistance finding the perfect river rental for you!