Our half day private sessions enable us to tailor the session to you and your individual needs. We are flexible and are able to offer coaching to help to further develop your technique; addressing matters such as forward paddling, safety and rescue or rough water training. Equally, if you would prefer a private tour on the beautiful Lake Brienz with your partner, friends or family we are happy to accommodate. We are at your service and will ensure that you get the most out of the session and give you lots to take away and practice.
The coaching sessions start at 9.15am, 1.15pm and 5.15pm and last for 3 hours, but they can also be added together to create a longer session if required. Should you have any further requests or require additional information please feel free to contact us.
Experienced coach with small group sizes (6:1 ratio of clients to coach), top quality equipment including neoprenes and jackets if needed, photograph package of your time with us on the lake.
Swimming wear, a quick drying t-shirt for under the wetsuit, sunglasses, sunhat, sun cream, footwear to be worn in the water (crocs for example), change of clothes, drinks and snacks.
Hightide Kayak School, Am Quai 1, 3806 Bonigen (opposite the Bönigen See bus stop).
If you are staying in Interlaken, Hightide Kayak School is a short bus ride away (no. 103, direction Iseltwald). This bus is free with your guest card and runs every 30 minutes from Interlaken Ost or West. Alternatively, if you would prefer to drive, there is free parking situated behind the Hotel Seiler au Lac next door to our office.
If you are feeling active, it is also possible to take a short 30 minute walk from Interlaken Ost along the river to our base in Bönigen.
Please note that our courses and tours run in all weather conditions provided that it is safe to paddle. Often the weather is better than forecast and part of the charm of our sport is experiencing nature in all the elements - even on a rainy day, the views and atmosphere are beautiful and dramatic. We pride ourselves on having top quality equipment, including Palm wetsuits and high-end paddle jackets to ensure that you are warm and happy whatever the weather. If conditions are unsafe to paddle in we aim to notify you as soon as the decision has been made and we will try to re-schedule for the soonest opportunity.
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. Swiss residents can purchase annual AXA cancellation insurance at the time of booking.