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Address: 1 Adventure Lane, FM 170, Terlingua, TX 79852
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Since 1974, Far Flung Outdoor Center has been helping folks discover the...

Since 1974, Far Flung Outdoor Center has been helping folks discover the wonders of Big Bend National Park with quality raft trips, Jeep tours, and ATV adventures.We specialize in high quality, interpretive tours of the Big Bend, with an emphasis on great fun mingled with just the right amount of learning.We offer a wide variety of guided rafting trips on the Rio Grande River, from short, half-day family floats to 3- and 4-night overnight trips. You can also experience special themed trips such as gourmet food adventures, trips with noted Texas folk musicians, and New Year's Eve star gazing parties.Want to explore Big Bend by land? Our guided Jeep and ATV tours are a perfect way to enjoy Big Bend's scenic beauty while learning about its natural and cultural wonders.Should you need lodging for your vacation, our Big Bend Casitas offer roomy comfort, nice amenities, and a location just minutes from Big Bend National Park.We're passionate about Big Bend and enjoy showing off her many beautiful places. We can help you make the most of a future trip to Big Bend!!

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First River Tour of many to come

For our fourth visit to Big Bend/Terlinguathis time to celebrate me and my wife's anniversary and take the kids on a family vacation we decided to set a reservation for river tour... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For our fourth visit to Big Bend/Terlinguathis time to celebrate me and my wife's anniversary and take the kids on a family vacation we decided to set a reservation for river tour with Far Flung. We were not disappointed with this trip at all even though we wanted to do the Santa Elena Canyon. I guess the water was too... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I floated the Rio Grande (overnight) and stayed at the Casitas on a work retreat. I can't recommend Far Flung enough. I've been a guide myself and I was extremely impressed with the Far Flung guides - professional and personable. Staying in the casitas was also great.

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Clearmont, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. What a great place to stay. The casitas are perfect, comfortable, well-organized, and lovely. My casita had everything I needed plus more. Kitchen is well equipped, even the supplied coffee is outstanding. It appears to be a special blend.The porch equipped with rocking chairs was perfect for viewing the night skies. To my good fortune I got to watch... More 

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Harker Heights, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This group was enjoyable, and we really enjoyed our guide. Erica, she was friendly and informative. The only drawback was it got a little "slow" after awhile, not much going on down the Rio Grande River.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found FFOC casitas online by accident and was very glad I did. The staff could not have been nicer from the moment we walked in the office. The casita was spacious with a minimal but nice kitchen: real 12-cup coffee pot with ample coffee, microwave, mini-fridge, and all necessary eating utensils. We bought some supplies at the Cottonwood and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had rented a jeep for Christmas Eve, we had such a great time we wanted to extend (if possible) our rental thru Christmas Day. These folks were awesome and very accommodating ( even on Christmas Day) we had so much fun and can't thank them enough😀

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Greenwood, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had hoped to do the daylong river trip through the Santa Elena Canyon but due to low water levels, we substituted the Colorado Canyon trip. We were impressed with the professionalism in the office when we went to inquire about the excursion. We departed at 8AM for the drop off point about an hour away. There were 22 people... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Super trip! We signed up for a One Day Canyon Float over Thanksgiving weekend with Far Flung. As sometimes happens in November, the water level was low and this became a canoe trip. Their web site noted the low water and suggested we’d have a paddle in Hot Springs Canyon when I checked the week before we arrived. We were... More 

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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We had a terrific experience with Far Flung. My daughter and I visited Big Bend over the week of Thanksgiving to do some hiking in the national park, and we booked an afternoon jeep tour for the day we arrived. Our guide, Chris, was a storehouse of information on the local flora and fauna, and indulged our photographic whims repeatedly!... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We did a jeep tour in October. Our guide Randy was awesome! He knew everything there was to know about the history, plants and geology of the park. This is a great way to see a lot of the park in a short amount of time. We also did a rafting tour, which was an amazing time. The river and... More 

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