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: 10:00 in Boltigen
Finish time & place: 12:30 in Därstetten

Option 2: Afternoon

Meeting time & place: 13:00 in Boltigen
Finish time & place: 15:30 in Därstetten

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

Pricing 

Price Adult: CHF 98.00

Price Child: CHF 98.00

Saturday price Adult: CHF 104.00

Saturday price Child: CHF 104.00

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

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

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 120 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

  • Directions from KISC to Interlaken can be found in the map below
  • Address: Hotel Bären, Bälliz 208, 3766 Boltigen    
  • After the trip 1 to 2 drivers can return to Boltigen with the guides from the endpoint (Därstetten) to collect their

By train: 2 hours, 1 change

Discounted train tickets available in reception, and also possible to request in advance through online booking form

  • Adult return train ticket (Boltigen): CHF 38.00
  • Child return train ticket (Boltigen): CHF 20.00

From Kandersteg to Boltigen (change train in Spiez):

Train departs Kandersteg 08:13 11:13
Arrive at Spiez 08:44 11:44
Depart Spiez 09:12 12:12
Arrive at Boltigen 09:46 12:46
5 minutes walk from train station to Hotel Bären, the meeting point

From Därsetten to Kandersteg:

Train departs Därsetten 13:21 14:21 17:21 18:19
Arrive at Spiez 13:47 14:47 17:47 18:41
Depart Spiez 14:12 15:12 18:12 19:12
Arrive at Kandersteg 14:41 15:41 18:41 19:41
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 

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

  • KISC High Adventure Badge

Activity

Season 
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Availability 
01.06.2019 to 30.09.2019
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 5 - 40
Minimum age limit 
from 10 years

Map