Canyoning at Tine de Montbovon Gorge in Château-d'Oex
Canyoning at Tine de Montbovon Gorge in Château-d'Oex
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    German, English, French
  • Duration
    1 half day
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Zipline over Tine de Montbovon Gorge in Château-d'Oex on this epic canyoning experience!

Let your legs dangle over the currents of La Tine Gorge on this ultimate whitewater adventure in Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut National Park. A hands-on experience that includes a zip wire into the gorge itself, travel with the current as you zigzag deep into the ravine – boulder jumping into freshwater pools and sliding down polished natural toboggans.

Location
This activity is run & operated from Château d’Oex in the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland. Situated 1km from Montbovon in Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut National Park, reaching Tine de Montbovon includes a transfer and a nature hike in and out of the canyon.

Activity
Meet your guide at the activity base in Château d’Oex for this canyoning excursion to Tine de Montbovon Gorge. More than just your average adventure, this route is renowned for its vertical zip line that plunges deep into the ravine! Starting with a short safety briefing and kit breakdown – learn the rope techniques and study the route you’ll be following with your experienced guide. After kitting up, you”ll be transferred to Montbovon where you’ll walk through a pre-historic grotto to reach the start of the gorge, following the flow of the river on a 2-hour descent. Unlike other gorges, La Tine is anything but ordinary.  To get to the water below, you’ll have to slide down on a zip line – reaching the river with a splash! Picked up by the current, the flow of the water makes this canyon easy to navigate, swimming or just bobbing along and enjoying the views until you reach ‘The Rock’ a boulder jump into a freshwater pool, but don’t worry, your guide is on hand at all times – in fact, there are loads of opt-out areas too, making it a fun & accessible adventure for all ages & abilities!

Conditions
Operating during the summer season (April- October) when the river is at its lowest, this section of the Tine de Montbovon is rated as easy/moderate. Obstacles include:
Zipline: 30m
Slide: 8m
Jump: 9m
Swim: 200m

minimum 12 y/o
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Activity requirements

All participants must know how to swim

Included
  • Wetsuit/Helmet/BA
  • Canyoning Guide & Equipment
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Swimsuit/Towel
  • Suncream/Water
Meeting point
Place du Village 6, Scierie Isoz, 1660 Château-d'Oex, Switzerland Get directions
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