River Rafting Aare

Activity overview

Take a fun a relaxing float down the river Aare, between the famous towns of Thun and Bern, captained by a professional raft guide.

Float past stunning alpine scenery towards the picturesque city of Bern. The water is perfect for a refreshing swim on hot summer days where you can float alongside the raft. Accompanied by professional raft guides to help navigate the gentle rapids along the way, the trip provides a safe and fun experience for groups of friends, family and children.

Option 1: Morning Rafting
Meeting time and place: 09:30 in Thun Schwäbis
Finish time and place: 15:00 in Bern Marzili
Option 2: Afternoon Rafting
Meeting time and place: 14:00 in Thun Schwäbis
Finish time and place: 19:00 in Bern Marzili
  • Price Adult: CHF 86.00 (CHF 99.00 Saturday price)
  • Price Child: CHF 86.00 (CHF 99.00 Saturday price)

Price includes a rafting guide, transport of backpacks, equipment and clothing for rafting.

Guest cancellation: activity provider’s cancellation policy can be found here.

Important information 
  • From 8 years old, minimum height 120 cm, maximum weight 125 kg
  • All participants needs to have at least basic water confidence      
  • If traveling by train, tickets to Bern must be purchased as the finish point of the activity is in Bern     
  • Backpacks and bags can be left at the base and collected at the end of the activity        
  • It is not allowed for anyone to follow along the trip to watch or take photos
  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group
  • This activity is provided by an external company. By purchasing a service of a third party you are accepting the terms and conditions specified by the provider. We accept no liability for services brokered through KISC which are provided by a third party. The invoicing is handled by KISC in the name of the provider.

Meeting Point: Thun Schwäbis 

By Road: 45 min - 1 hour

  • Directions from KISC to Thun Schwäbis can be seen on the map below                            

By Train: 1 hour 10 min

  • Walking directions between the train stations and meeting points can be seen on the map below


From Kandersteg to Thun Schwäbis:                  

Train departs Kandersteg



Arrive to Thun train station   



From Bern to Kandersteg:

  • To return simply make your way to Bern train station and catch the train to Kandersteg
  • A direct train from Bern to Kandersteg leaves at --:39 every hour from Bern main train station.     

Train departs Bern



Arrive to Kandersteg train station   


  • Swim suit
  • Towel
  • Warm clothes for after the trip.
  • Sun cream
Awards & Badges 

You can get closer to achieving the following awards and badges, by completing this activity:


Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Guided externally
30 - 60 km away
Duration 5 hours 30 minutes
Price adult 
CHF 86.00
Price child 
CHF 86.00
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Group size 8 - 32
Minimum age limit 
from 8 years