Scouts Rafting

Activity overview

A favourite, and a perfect introduction to white water rafting. Cruise through class II-III rapids, in the beautiful Simmental Valley.

This is the perfect introduction to rafting. The upper section of the Simme River has several rapids to provide big thrills and action. The lower section passes through a nature reserve offering breathtaking views and changing the landscape. The Simme provides a safe, scenic and fun-filled experience. Safety instructions and paddle techniques are thoroughly explained before the trip. Morning or afternoon sessions available.

Schedule 

Option 1: morning

Meeting time & place: 09:45 in Därstetten train station.
Finish time & place: 12:30 in Därstetten.

Option 2: afternoon

Meeting time & place: 13:45 in Därstetten train station.
Finish time & place: 16:00 in Därstetten.

Our team will select the best option to fit your programme. 

Pricing 
  • Price Adult: CHF 98.00 (CHF 107.00 Saturday price)
  • Price Child: CHF 98.00 (CHF 107.00 Saturday price)

Price includes a rafting guide, transport of bags, equipment & clothing for rafting.

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

Important information 
  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group.
  • From 10 years old, minimum height 130 cm, maximum weight 125 kg.
  • All participants need to have at least basic water confidence.
  • Transport of backpacks and bags from meeting point to finishing point is included.
  • It is not allowed for anyone to follow along the trip to watch or take photos.
  • 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.
Transport 

By Road: 1 - 1.5 hours

  • Drive to Därstetten train station, directions from KISC to Därstetten can be found in the map below.

By train: 1,5 hours, 1 change

Discounted train tickets, with an exclusive scout price, are only available at reception.

  • Adult return: CHF 44.00
  • Child return/Half fare card return: CHF 23.00

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

From Kandersteg to Därstetten (change train in Spiez):
Train departs Kandersteg 08:15 11:15
Arrive at Spiez 08:44 11:44
Depart Spiez 09:12 12:12
Arrive at Därstetten 09:34 12:34

 

From Därstetten to Kandersteg:
Train departs Därsetten 13:23 14:23 15:23 16:23 17:23
Arrive at Spiez 13:47 14:47 15:47 16:47 17:47
Depart Spiez 14:12 15:12 16:12 17:12 18:12
Arrive at Kandersteg 14:40 15:40 16:40 17:40 18:40
20 minutes walk from train station to KISC
 
Equipment 
  • Swimming suit
  • Towel
  • Warm clothes for after the trip
  • Sun cream
  • Mobile phone (at least the main leader)
Awards & Badges 

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

 

Activity

Season 
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Guidance 
Guided externally
Location 
30 - 60 km away
Duration 2 - 4 hours
Difficulty 
Price adult 
CHF 98.00
Price child 
CHF 98.00
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
Water
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size 4 - 40
Minimum age limit 
from 10 years

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