Kayak, Paddleboard & Pedalo Rental


  • Easter to mid of October
  • no reservation possible – drop in


  • as you wish
  • 1 to 7 hours


  • from CHF 30


  • 3 years+


  • Top Quality Material
  • Mountain View
  • Fun & Pleasure

You want to discover the region on your own?

You are welcome to rent our SUP boards, canoes and kayaks between May and mid-October. Depending on the weather and sunshine hours, this period can also be extended. You can find out all the latest news on our website and social media. Our winter tours are available between November and April. Unfortunately, rentals cannot take place then for safety reasons, as the lake is too cold.

Our Sit on Top kayaks are very stable in the water and are ideal if you have little paddling experience. In the event of a capsize, they do not fill with water, so you can get back on quickly.


CHF25 (up to 1h)
CHF50 (up to 3h)
CHF60 (up to 7h)

Single Sit on Top:
CHF30 (up to 1h)
CHF40 (up to 3h)
CHF60 (up to 7h)

Double Sit on Top:
CHF45 (up to 1h)
CHF60 (up to 3h)
CHF80 (up to 7h)

CHF30 (up to 1h)
CHF40 (up to 3h)
CHF60 (up to 7h)

CHF80 (1 hour)
CHF160 (up to 3h)
CHF300 (up to 7h)

Single Sea Kayak:
CHF50 (up to 3h)
CHF70 (up to 7h)

Double Sea Kayak:
CHF70 (up to 3h)
CHF90 (up to 7h)

Surf Ski Epic V7:
CHF30 (up to 1h)
CHF50 (up to 3h)

Open Canoe:
CHF70 (up to 3h)
CHF90 (up to 7h)

Season Rental:
CHF250 for adults
CHF200 for children (up to 15 years)

Come and book your desired boat directly with us.

Frequently asked questions

I have never been in a kayak before, can I still take part?

Our tours are well suited for beginners and non-swimmers. Prior experience is not necessary. You must be at least 12 years old to take part in the tour. We are happy to organize a private tour for younger participants or we recommend our family session for a more games and splashing orientated session.

Do the tours also take place in bad weather?

Kayaking is fun in any weather. You will be surprised how nice it is to kayak in rain or snow. Nature is all the more dramatic and the drops of water on the lake make the experience even more unique. The expectations are often lower and, in the end, all the more positive. Trust us, it’s still going to be great.

During thunderstorms or very strong winds we may have to cancel or delay tours for safety reasons.

Are there parking spaces nearby?

Yes, there is a parking directly in front of the base and also on Parkstrasse in Bönigen with a few minutes’ walk to the base. As of this season, parking is chargeable.

Fotos from Brienzersee


Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value

As usual, had a great time with Hightide. They never disappoint with their professionalism, responsiveness to the needs of paddlers and they are always good for a laugh. Highly recommended!

Simon Parker

Friendly staff, professional attitude

As a complete stranger to kayaking I did not expect this amount of progress I made in the course of a single day, the topics were carefully selected and built on top of each other, the instructor was easy going and relaxed, without making any compromises to safety.


Private Coaching (3 hours)

Excellent coaching session where I quickly enhanced my technique of turning, apprehend safely a rapid u-turn, optimize my move forward and learn how use the minimum of energy. It is exactly the type of coaching session that I was expecting, in order to get more familiar with my boat and the water element. On the top of that, conditions were perfect and the scenery of the lake is simply magical. Highly recommended.

Luc Bouley

Directions to Bönigen

On foot

> Walk from the railway station “Interlaken Ost” to the ships
> Turn right, follow the lakeside path (approx. 35 minutes)
> Walk past the campsite to the Strandbad Bönigen

By car

> all parking areas in Bönigen are chargeable from 2021
> car park directly in front of the Strandbad
> Coordinates >> 46°41’24.8″N 7°53’42.7″E

Public Transport

> Train to Interlaken Ost SBB
> Bus 103 Interlaken Ost to Bönigen See
> direction Iseltwald
> always :05 & :35 minutes after the hour
> Journey time approx. 5-10 min.
> timetable http://www.sbb.ch/fahrplan.html
> walk for approx. 3 minutes along the lake

Meet the Strandbad Team

Andrea Neu

Lead Admin & Sales

Mika Löfquist

Gastro & Front Desk

Olivia Storey

Managing Director Gastro & PaddleAbility

Tobias Näpflin

Frontdesk, Gastro & Music Event Coordination

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