Participant are tackling some rapids in their Airboat on the Giffre River during an advanced tour with Raft Rider.



Advanced Airboat single-seater on the Giffre River

Experience required
Minimum age
14 years
English, French
Meeting place

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


If you have already got some kayaking or canoeing experience, this airboat offer is for you! Available from 14 years old, descend the longer rafting section for 7km of pleasure and thrills until Samoëns. You will be able to perfect your skills on the Giffre River with our state-certified guide giving you his expert advice from his own boat. You will experience the sporty version of the river and can call yourself a good paddler!

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 1h45min 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 "Sixt Fer à Cheval" to Samoëns
- Distance: 7km
- Total duration: 3hrs
- Time on the river: 1h45min

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: 14 years old
- Physical health
- Swimming ability

Best price

1-click cancellation

No booking fees

7 days/week support

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Raft Rider Samoëns is a rafting provider with officially certified rafting guides

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