Rafting in Berchtesgaden
Rafting tours in Berchtesgaden
Rafting in Berchtesgaden takes place on the Berchtesgadener Ache which is a varied and whooshing mountain river. The river has rather quiet stretches but also white water passages with strong currents and rapids. The tours take between 2.5h and 7h to complete and are of either easy or moderate difficulty which is simply perfect for beginners and families. Children from the age of 6 years can participate.
Berchtesgaden is a small town in the southeast of Germany, at the border to the Austrian Land of Salzburg. This region is marked by the beautiful mountainous landscape of the Berchtesgadener Land. There, you’ll find the amazing mountain lake Königssee at the foot of the Watzmann mountain (2713m) which lies in the Berchtesgaden National Park. The national park mostly consists of cliffy and majestic mountains and is entirely on German territory.
Berchtesgaden also has a lot of other things to offer. You can enjoy a walk through the charming historic centre where you’ll find lots of local cafés, bars and restaurants. Also, a world-famous salt mine is very close to the town. Berchtesgaden is also quite close to Salzburg city where, of course, there is a lot of sightseeing to do: Mozart’s birthplace, Hohensalzburg cast, and many more! You also might want to enjoy the Salzburgian nightlife.
You can easily reach Berchtesgaden by car. It is at 0.5h from Salzburg and 2h from Munich and Passau. You can of course also go there by public transport, however, we’d recommend public transport only if you’re already in the area. The meeting point would then be a 15min walk from the train station.
The process for rafting in Berchtesgaden is as follows: You’ll first meet at the provider’s base in the city centre of Berchtesgaden. There, you’ll have the possibility to get changed and to put on your equipment. After that, your guide will take you to the tour’s entry point where he or she will give you a short introduction and safety instructions. Once all this is done, you’ll be ready for your unforgettable rafting tour on the Berchtesgadener Ache. After the tour, you’ll be taken back to the base. All transfers are included in the offer.
The best rafting providers in Berchtesgaden
R-E-T- Berchtesgaden: After 15 years of experience, this provider knows how to make the best of your adventure. The motivated team is customer-focused and will motivate you for any outdoor activity. The spacious base includes the cosy bar Stüberl Bar and a nice beer garden.
That's special about rafting in Berchtesgaden
All rafting tours include several stops for swimming, bridge jumping and numerous other fun-loaded activities! You also have the possibility to book a meal for after the tour.
Rafting in Bertesgaden comes with many advantages, one of them being a special offer that combines rafting on the Berchtesgadener Ache and canyoning in the Almbachklamm gorge. The Almbachklamm gorge is a very narrow and steep gorge where you’ll find bizarre rock formations, several waterfalls and a beautiful turquoise water.
This offer takes about 7h to complete. It offers you the full experience of the spectacular nature around Berchtesgaden. In order to relax in between your little adventures, you’ll stop at the base once. The minimum age for this offer is 10.