Come and explore the stunning Lake Brienz, which is surrounded by beautiful Swiss landscapes!
Half day tours: The half day tours run regularly throughout the summer months and are suitable for all abilities. The tour start in Bönigen on Lake Brienz where you'll travel across the River Lütschine, heading towards the north shore, exploring beautiful cliffs, the 12th century Ringgenberg Castle and hidden beaches along the way. Your guide will offer instruction on how to develop your paddling skills and will also capture your experience with lots of photos to show to your friends and family back home.
Evening tours: The evening is a special time of the day where the lake calms down again and the sun starts to set. There's always a special calming atmosphere in the evening, perfect for photos and a relaxing way to end the day. The evening tour follows the same itinerary as the half day tour above.
The sessions lasts 3 hours of which you'll spent around 2 hours on the water. The summer tours run from May until October. When the water temperature gets colder the winter tour runs (with drysuits) in October/November.
The tour runs daily at 9.15am and 1.15pm.
Tours are run in English because groups are international. But they can be organised in German and French by prior arrangement.Special terms
How to find Hightide Kayak School
If you are staying in Interlaken, Hightide Kayak School is a short bus ride away (no. 103, direction Iseltwald). This bus is free with your guest card and runs every 30 minutes from Interlaken Ost or West. Alternatively, if you would prefer to drive, there is free car park situated behind the Hotel Seiler au Lac next door to the office.
If you are feeling active, it is also possible to take a short 30 minute walk from Interlaken Ost along the river to the base in Bönigen.
Please note that the tours run in all weather conditions provided that it is safe to paddle. Often the weather is better than forecast and part of the charm of the sport is experiencing nature in all the elements - even on a rainy day, the views and atmosphere are beautiful and dramatic. The team prides itself on having top quality equipment, including Palm wetsuits and high-end paddle jackets to ensure that you are warm and happy whatever the weather. If conditions are unsafe to paddle in they aim to notify you as soon as the decision has been made and will try to re-schedule for the soonest opportunity.
Please note that bookings are subject to the terms and conditions and cancellation policy. It is recommended that you have an insurance policy to cover the course costs in case of illness or medical problems.