Participants of the airboat discovery tour with Raft Rider are taking a break in the middle of the Giffre River.



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Discovery Airboat on the Giffre River

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Meeting place

At our base in Verchaix (Chemin rural des Touristes, 74440 Verchaix)

Duration: 2.5 hours

Next available date:

Saturday, 1 May
Start times:

for 1 participant


This way to river kayaking! From 12 years old onwards, everyone can enjoy this single-seater activity, the newcomer of white water sports. You will be alone on your airboat, with your state-certified guide always nearby on their own craft, ready to give you their expert advice. Your double paddle will be your best weapon to face the Giffre River, with some tumultuous rapids in a wonderful environment. An unforgettable experience in perspective!

Tour programme
- Preparation:
We meet at our base at the booked time to let you gear up with our high-quality rafting equipment, then your state-certified guide will give an introduction to safety on water.
- Tour:
We then leave by shuttle to the starting point to get on the water during 1h15min full of emotions.
- Arrival:
When we arrive in Samoëns, we will drive you by shuttle back to the meeting point. There, you can enjoy a rest at the bottom of the Giffre mountains.

Tour facts
- River: Giffre (difficulty level: class II-III)
- Description: Explore the Giffre, especially the narrow Gorges des Tines with impressing high walls on each side of the river.
- Route: From Le Perret to Samoëns
- Distance: 5km
- Total duration: 2.5hrs
- Time on the river: 1h15min

Included Services
- High-quality raft
- Rafting gear (wetsuit, neoprene jacket, socks, life jacket, helmet)
- Certified rafting guide
- Transfer to the starting point and back to the base

Bring along
- Swimwear
- Second pair of shoes (which may get wet)
- Towel
- Glasses lace

- Minimum age: 12 years old
- Physical health
- Swimming ability

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