On this tour you can experience the challenges of whitewater rafting or canoeing. Situated in one of Switzerland's most idyllic regions, the Simme is a fascinating and wonderfully scenic river, ideal for school groups, families or company outings. The water tour starts from Boltigen.
The Simme flows eastwards from Boltigen along the Stockhorn and Gantrisch mountain chain towards Lake Thun. It is bordered on the left by the Simmental House Trail with its magnificent wooden houses – while down in the forest gorge of the Lower Simmen Valley, the wild river is ideal for a canoeing or rafting tour.

The stretch of river between Boltigen and Erlenbach measures around 17 kilometres. Calm, enjoyable passages alternate with rapids and blocked sections. Working together under the instruction of a professional boatman, you're sure to have a great river rafting adventure on the way through the Lower Simmen Valley. The trip takes around 1½ - 2 hours.
River: Simme
Section: Boltigen – Erlenbach, 17 km
Activities: rafting
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Minimum age: 12 years
Season: May – October

General info

  • Outdoor
  • Experience Type: Adventure, Nature
  • Needed time: 4 to 8 hours (full day)

Tourismusbüro Boltigen - Jaunpass

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