Kayak & SUP Rentals

Our SUP, kayak and canoe fleet is available for rental between May and mid-October, although this period may be extended at either end if conditions allow (this shall be communicated through our homepage and social media pages if so). Between November and April our Winter Tours are available.


We have a fleet of rental kayaks available for hire. Depending on your ability and prior experience we have something for everyone. For those new to kayaking, we offer single and double sit on tops. These are perfect for beginners, new to the sport, who wish to get out and explore the beautiful Lake Brienz and experience paddling for the first time. Ability to swim is required for rentals.
We take reservations for groups of 10 or more participants. Cost of rental includes paddle and buoyancy aid.

Please note that we also offer Half Day Tours which are suitable for beginners and provides you with a guide who can offer tuition on paddling technique. The qualified guide can give you a tour of the local area and will also take photographs to share with you via dropbox at the end of the session. If you are interested in joining us on a tour please see Half Day Tours for further details.


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)


Come by our base and book your desired craft directly. We take reservations for groups of more than 10 people.

Annual Season Rental: CHF250 for adults
Annual Season Rental: CHF200 for children (to 15 years)
Private Coaching: CHF260 Half day
Half Day Tour: CHF105 per Person

What’s included

Top quality equipment: kayak, buoyancy aid & paddle.

*When the water temperature drops below 15 degrees or if you are susceptible to the cold, we recommend wearing a wetsuit or drysuit. We have wetsuits to hire in all sizes and these provide a comfortable additional layer to help keep you warm. In addition we have high-quality hooded paddle jackets, which can be booked for an additional fee .

CHF10: Wetsuit
CHF10: Paddle jacket

What to bring with you

Swimming clothes, sunglasses, sunhat, sun cream, footwear to be worn in the water, change of clothes, drinks and snacks.

How to find us

Hightide Kayak School, Strandbad Bönigen, Lütschinenstrasse 24, 3806 Bönigen

By Public Transport
Bus 103 from Interlaken Trainstation Ost or West to Bönigen See (direction Iseltwald). Runs at :05 & :35 throughout the day taking 5 – 10mins. Check your times at http://www.sbb.ch/fahrplan.html. Short walk (3mins) from the Busstop to the Strandbad. This bus is free with your guest card and runs every 30 minutes from Interlaken Ost or West.

By Car
Direction to Interlaken
Take the A8 to Interlaken. Exit at Bönigen, turn left on to Hauptstrasse and take the first exit at the roundabout on to Interlakenstrasse. After the bridge turn right in to Lütschinenstrasse. You will find a small parking area at the end of the road.

Direction to Brienz
Take the A8 to Interlaken and Exit at A26 Interlaken Ost. Follow the signs to Bönigen. When you get to the bridge turn left in to Lütschinenstrasse. You will find a small parking area at the end of the road.

On foot
From Interlaken Ost follow the signs to the boats. Turn right at the river and follow it along the trail signs towards Bönigen. Turn right after the camping sight and walk to the end of the road (around 35mins).


Our rentals 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.

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