| Boat trips on the Aare River
Rental of rafts and buoyancy-aides on the Aare River at Thun-Schwabis and return the gear at Bern Eichholz.
Be part of the fun this summer and travel from Thun to Bern, Switzerlands beautiful capital, by rafting along the picturesque and pristine clear water of the Aare River. It is perfect for all ages. The section rafted is a distance of approximately 22 km ending within walking distance of Bern. The trip can take anywhere between 2-3 hours depending on the water flow.Take the train to Thun, rent a boat and give it back in Bern. It's easy! Trains depart several times each hour between Thun and Bern.
Total time on water: 3 hours.
Get-out point: "Eicholz", a large, riverside lawn on the river's right with car park and camp grounds. It is 10 mins by foot to the S-Line Station "Wabern", or 20 mins to the Main Station.
Water level: Should the water levels rise to 250 cubic metres/sec or higher, you are free to cancel the reservation (for groups with small children we advise such canceling). If the water level is above 265 cubic metres/sec we cancel all rentals for safety reasons and with no consequences. Click here for water levels »