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: 19:30 in Bern Marzili

Price Adult: CHF 86.00

Price Child: CHF 86.00

Saturday price Adult: CHF 99.00

Saturday price Child: CHF 99.00

Price includes: rafting guide, equipment & clothing for rafting, transport of backpacks

Price does not include: transport to and from the meeting place

Cancellation: Activity provider’s cancellation policy can be found here.

Important information 
  • From 8 years old, minimum height 120 cm, maximum weight 120 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

Discounted train tickets are available to purchase from our reception:

Adult return CHF 45.00

Child return CHF 23.00   

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 

By completing this activity, you can get closer to achieving the following Awards and Badges: 

  • KISC High Adventure Badge


Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
01.05.2019 to 30.09.2019
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 5 - 48
Minimum age limit 
from 8 years