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Rafting sur la Sarine


A very beautiful 15 km course, from Saanen to Château-d'Oex, on a wild and passable river for all. The passage of two superb gorges are the highlights of the descent. The Vanel and Gérignoz gorges offer magnificent landscapes where the walls play with light and reflections.

The descent of the river lasts from 1h30 to 2h00 depending on the water level. The total duration of the activity is from 2:30 to 3:00 am including equipment, minibus ride to departure, safety theory, descent and at the end a small aperitif offered, with a tasting of local cheese.

Equipment to take with you: Linen and bathing suit.

Conditions of Participation:

  • Swimming and being in good physical condition.
  • Minimum age 10 years old for rafting on the Saane river.
  • Compulsory accident insurance for rafting.
  • All these activities are possible even in rainy weather.
  • Minimum 4 people per activity, if you are less, you can join an existing group. If you absolutely want to do the activity unless you have 4, it is possible, depending on the activities, but an extra charge will be charged.

Special conditions: In the event of flooding or lack of water, "Rivières et Aventures" reserves the right to modify the activity or cancel the program at the last minute. In this case, reservations remain valid for a later date or can be refunded with vouchers valid for two years. The interruption of the descent due to damage, sudden bad weather, etc., does not entitle the customer to a refund.

Payment: The presentation of the booking confirmation will be requested at the meeting place. All prices are inclusive of VAT.

Cancellation fees: In the event of cancellation or modification up to 8 days before the arrival date, the organiser requires 20% of the total amount of the reservation. In case of cancellation or modification up to 1 day before the arrival date, the organiser requires 50% of the total amount of the reservation. In the event of cancellation or late modification or non-attendance, the organiser will charge the full amount of the booking.

Our Rafting base is located on the banks of the Saane River in Chateau d'Oex.

Address: Route du Pré 33, 1660 Château d'Oex