A one day course designed to introduce you to the thrills and spills of white water. Safety is our top priority and second is that you have a memorable, enjoyable and inspiring first experience of alpine white water kayaking. You’ll learn about suitable clothing and equipment, safety & self rescue and the foundation white water skills and by the end of the day you will have tackled your first white water river. Our aim is to give you an exciting first taste and increase your confidence in this new exciting environment, being able to break in, self rescue, surf small waves and get the most out of the river experience.
The course day starts at 9.15am and ends at 4.15pm. Should you have any further requests or require additional information please feel free to contact us.
Confident swimmer, some flatwater kayaking experience, positive attitude.
Experienced White Water coach, small group ratios, top quality equipment including neoprenes and jackets
Swimming clothes, sunglasses, sunhat, suncream, closed footwear that you can get wet (no flip flops), change of clothes, lunch, drinks and snacks
Please note that bookings are subject to our terms and conditions and cancellation policy. We recommend that you have an insurance policy to cover the course costs in case of illness or medical problems.
Meeting Point in Interlaken or Spiez Train Station
If you’re interested in other dates, please write and we’ll do our best to fit you in.
Please note that our courses and tours run in all weather that is safe for us to paddle in. Often the weather is better than predicted and part of the charm of our sport is experiencing nature with all its faces and even on a rainy day, the views and atmosphere can be beautiful and dramatic. We pride ourselves on having top quality equipment, including Palm longjohn wetsuits and high end paddle jackets to ensure you’re warm and happy whatever the weather. If conditions are unsafe to paddle in we will notify with as much notice as we can.