Altitude rafting

Minimum age
6 years
Chef Lieu - Mairie
Mairie Chef-Lieu, (derrière la mairie)
74740 Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval

Looking for some sporting action or just a way to unwind? A group excursion or a romantic adventure? Under a perfect blue sky or when rainclouds cover Haute-Savoie? With children or adults? Hesitate no longer, this is the outing for you!

Come to the Giffre river for a real change of scene in the heart of the lush green countryside of Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval!
Rafting is an activity suitable for all levels...
Our guides will accompany your discovery trip and ensure it meets your needs!

Descent from Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval to Samoëns.
Enjoy a delightful 7 km descent:
• Paddling in unison as you follow the advice of your guide
• Hurtling down the famous rapids that lead to the Gorges de Tines and many more fabulous spots!
• Jumping off the rocks
• Floating with the current when you bathe in the river

A sporting challenge and plenty of fun!

Not to be missed!
Raft categories
Different types of raft depending on your preferences:
Standard raft (from age 7 upwards): maximum 8 people per raft, guide present aboard the raft; from gentle descents to thrilling rides for adrenalin-seekers (just let the guide know what you want!)
Mini-raft (from age 12 upwards): maximum 4 people, with a guide either on board with you or close by in a separate raft; recommended for motivated sports enthusiasts with some whitewater experience.
Cano-raft (from age 10 upwards): maximum 2 people per raft; after a pre-departure briefing, the guide stays close by on a separate raft to give you advice on your direction and technique!
Airboat (from age 14 upwards): alone in your boat, accompanied by the guide in a separate vessel; why not try this solo descent of the river (physically challenging)

A family structure capable of adapting more easily to your needs and desires!

Good-quality equipment:
• Wetsuit (sizes to fit all)
• Wetsuit jacket
• Wetsuit socks
• Helmet
• Life jacket

Under the supervision of professionals with a passion for whitewater activities!

Complément d'informations

Reception desk located near the start of the descent: behind the town hall (the little chalet on the other side of the bridge).
Shuttle bus from Samoëns available on request.

For this activity you'll need:
• To know how to swim
• Swimwear
• Sports shoes/trainers

Bons plans

Dispositions spéciales COVID 19


Activités proposées

Read More


This inflatable canoe will allow you to be as close as possible to the water! The challenge: coordinate with your teammate to steer the boat and give it a boost at the right time... So, can you meet the challenge?

Read More


This summer, live the white water with our professional in rafting.

Read More


The mini-raft is a craft for four people. You are in control so you have all the excitement. Fun guaranteed!

Read More


Come and discover this amazing activity! Enjoy slides, jumps and waterfalls' rappel descents in a wonderful and natural setting where you will discover the water running out the carved rock.

Read More


Do you fancy an individual challenge? Then start your adventure at Altitude Rafting! In an Airboat,an inflatable kayak, follow the winding river and experience the thrill of a sports activity in the great outdoors!

Read More

You'll also like

Canyoning trip in Haute-Savoie

Halfway between climbing, caving and hiking: canyoning offers you an open-air excursion in a wild and preserved aquatic environment.

Read More

Read More