At the parking lot "Kraftwerksparkplatz" in Birsfelden (Hofstrasse 60, 4127 Birsfelden)
Details & Booking
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Discover the third-largest city in Switzerland from a new perspective during a rafting tour with Black Forest Magic. From the Rhine River, you can admire the numerous buildings and sights of Basel's old town. Paddle along this peaceful stream with your friends or family and experience a splashing adventure that guarantees lots of fun for young and old!
Our guides will be waiting for you at the meeting point, where you will receive a safety briefing and all open questions will be clarified. After that, you will receive your equipment and the fun in the cool water can begin.
As soon as everyone is in the boat, our idyllic rafting tour through the heart of Basel can start. Along the way, you can admire numerous sights from the river and have fun while paddling.
The tour ends at the border triangle, from where you can take the tram to the centre of Basel and return to the starting point. Alternatively, you can walk to the nearby Weil am Rhein railway station and then return home from there.
- River: Rhine (calm stream)
- Route: Birsfelden power plant - border triangle
- Distance: 9km
- Total duration: 2.5hrs
- Time on the river: 1.5-2hrs
- High-quality rafting gear
- Life jacket
- Certified rafting guide
- A second pair of shoes (which may get wet)
- Glasses strap
- Sun protection
- Water bottle
- No minimum age, but one adult per child
- Swimming ability (also for children)
Single booking: The tour takes place from a total of 6 participants. If not enough participants are registered for the chosen date, we will contact you with possible alternatives.
Rafting provider with certified rafting guides
Black Forest Magic Outdoorschule is a rafting provider with officially certified rafting guides
Canoeing provider with certified canoe instructors (SKV)
Black Forest Magic Outdoorschule is a canoeing provider with officially certified canoe instructors (SKV)