Activity overview

Float down the majestic Aare River on inflatable rubber rafts and enjoy the beautiful scenery as the current sweeps you along.

Collect your raft boats in Uttigen and get ready to steer your very own raft down the Aare River. The trip begins in the city of Thun and ends in the UNESCO world heritage city of Bern. No paddling is required. Just float down and enjoy the ride. All participants must be competent swimmers and adult leader supervision is essential.


Meeting time & place: 11:17 in Uttigen train station (old wooden building next to the station)/11.00 if going by own transport

Finish time & place: 15:00 in Bern Eichholz

  • Price per raft: CHF 160.00 (one Raft holds around 5 people)
  • Wetsuits can be rented for an additional CHF 10.00 if booked in advance

Price includes: raft and safety instructions.

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

Important information 
  • From 10 years old, minimum height 145 cm, maximum weight 125 kg
  • All participants needs to have at least basic water confidence
  • Transport of backpacks and bags from meeting point to finishing point is included
  • If you are delayed you can phone Aare Schlauchboot on: 0041 76 686 87 45
  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group
  • This activity is not possible to book on Saturdays and Sundays due to high demand.
  • 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.
  • Whenever booking this activity in our Activity Booking Form, please enter only the total number of rafts. Additionally, please add in the comments the number of people participating in this activity.

By Road: 45 min - 1 hour

Directions from KISC to Aare Schlauchboot base can be found in the map below.

Aare Tubing is based in the large building to the right of the station, as you face the station.
Return journey – Tubing finishes in Bern, so you will need to arrange a transfer back to Uttigen to pick up your vehicle, or take the train.

By Train: 1 hour 5 min

From Kandersteg to Interlaken Ost (change at Spiez)

From the Kandersteg Train Station, take the train to Uttigen. Aare Tubing are based in the large building to the left of the station as you get off the train. 
Below is a suggested timetable for travel. The rental is open from 10:00 to 14:30  

09:15 Train departs from Kandersteg
09:58 Arrive in Thun & change train
10:13 Depart from Thun
10:17 Arrive in Uttigen

Return Journey – Direct trains to Kandersteg leave Bern station hourly at :39 past the hour

  • 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: 


Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
30 - 60 km away
Duration 1 day
Price adult 
CHF 160.00
Price child 
CHF 160.00
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Group size 1 - 20
Minimum age limit 
from 10 years