Celebrate the season with an epic day on the water! Our BYOB River Tubing excursion whisks you from downtown Chicago to the Tippecanoe River in Indiana. Spend the day floating & drinking as you wind your way down the water. After drying off, party at a private pavilion with volleyball, basketball, and a slip 'n' slide. Plus, chow down at an all-you-can-eat taco bar with all your favorite fixings. This is the summer adventure you've been waiting for.
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Sport a bathing suit and water shoes and head downtown to Charter Loading Zone, 60 W. Ontario, where the Midwest Adventures crew will be waiting to check you in. It's about a 2hr 15 min ride on a luxury coach to Riverside Rentals in Winamac, Indiana where we'll pick up our tubes and hit the water.
WHAT TO BRING
This trip is BYOB, so bring a cooler stockpiled with your favorite drinks and snacks. Please note that no glass is allowed on this trip. Floating rafts for your coolers are available to rent for $10 cash on site.
WHAT YOU GET
Round-trip transportation from downtown Chicago
Lazy river tubing ride
All-you-can-eat taco bar
Private pavilion with volleyball, basketball, slip 'n' slide, and more
Midwest Adventures staff to guide you
*Rent a raft for your cooler available for $10 cash on site
Choose from 3 different departure times. *All logistics approximate and subject to change day of the tour
10:00AM BUS SCHEDULE (CST)
9:30AM - Arrive and check-in at 60 W. Ontario
10:00AM - Bus departs for Winamac, IN
12:00PM - Lazy-river tubing
3:00PM - All-you-can-eat taco bar/pavilion time
4:30PM - Drive back to Chicago
7:00PM - Arrive back at 60 W. Ontario
11:30 AM BUS SCHEDULE (CST)
11:00AM - Arrive and check-in at 60 W. Ontario
11:30AM - Bus departs for Winamac, IN
1:30PM - Lazy-river tubing
4:30PM - All-you-can-eat taco bar/pavilion time
6:00PM - Drive back to Chicago
8:30PM - Arrive back at 60 W. Ontario
Large Private Trips
Grab 40+ of your colleagues, family, or closest friends and book a private bus for a day on the water! Inquire here for dates, pricing & availability. Tours run every weekend from July 13th-August
Please note that all Midwest Adventures trips require attendees to sign a waiver and Midwest Adventures has the right to not allow anyone on the bus, the river, or the bus home due to intoxication. Please drink responsibly.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
You must be 21+ to attend and valid photo ID is required as proof of age
What happens if it rains?
You get wet. This is a rain or shine event. No refunds due to inclement weather. No exceptions.
If I live closer to Winemac, IN, can I purchase a ticket and use my own transportation?
No. Due to the nature of our tour and under no terms are you allowed to provide your own transportation. No exceptions. Ticketed guests will be checked in at loading only and checked out at departure in Chicago. No exceptions. A purchased ticket will not be honored for any party who uses alternate transportation.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Food and non-alcoholic beverages are permitted on the bus to Indiana, no alcoholic beverages allowed to be consumed on bus before we arrive to Riverside Rentals. Riverside Rentals and Cannonball Productions reserves the right to revoke event participation to any individual who does not follow the alcohol policy. No glass permitted for the entire day. No coolers in the cabin on the trip but they are allowed to be stored under the bus. No pets. No one under the age of 21 years old will be permitted under any circumstances.
Are bathrooms available during the tour?
There are bathrooms on the bus and restrooms will be available at the scheduled rest area stop, Riverside Rentals, and park. It is recommended to use the bus bathroom only as an emergency.
What do I do with personal belongings during the event?
We recommend carrying all valuables with you during the day or bringing as little as possible with you. The bus will be locked or secured by a chauffeur at all times during the day should you choose to leave anything on the bus. All personal items are your responsibility.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
To another person: Your ticket IS transferable to another individual 21+. To do this, please email your ticket to the person replacing you and have them check in under your reservation. No name change on the ticket/reservation is required.
To another event date: Your ticket is NOT transferable to another date/time after 24 hours from purchase. If your event date is 60 days or more out a transfer is available but may incur a $25 transfer fee. Absolutely no tranfers made within 30 days of your scheduled event date. No exceptions.
Is my purchase refundable?
We honor refund requests that are made within 24 hours of purchase. Refunds will not be given, under any circumstances, after the initial 24 hour purchase period. No full or partial refunds are given to customers who miss an event. Purchasers will be notified prior to canceled or rescheduled tour. Canceled tours will be fully refunded. If you can't make the new date of a rescheduled tour, you are entitled to a refund upon request.
What's the cancellation policy?
There is a chance your tour could be cancelled. If your tour is to be cancelled due to dangerous weather conditions or any other reason, you will be notified, with the email used to reserve your ticket, no later than 5pm CST the day before your scheduled tour.