Interlaken
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  • Tandem Paragliding in Interlaken

    1. Tandem Paragliding in Interlaken

    Feel what it's like to be free as a bird as you float weightlessly through the air - the age-old dream of being able to fly has come true. Without any prior experience, you can accompany a seasoned pilot and discover the Jungfrau Region from a bird’s-eye view. A few simple steps are all it takes to enter a totally new world. Experience the breathtaking sensation of leaving the ground below you and flying freely into the air. The pilots have many years of experience and have taken thousands of flights. They'll teach you how to fly. You will start at Beatenberg in Amisbühl, at a height of 1,350 meters, and fly to Höhematte in Interlaken, a height of 550 meters. Your flight will last around 10-30 minutes, depending on wind conditions.

    Had so much fun, Flo was super professional, attentive and A+ at taking selfies. Which is almost as important as the actively itself.

  • Canyoning in Interlaken

    2. Canyoning in Interlaken

    After a brief introduction and getting your equipment in the base in Interlaken, a short transfer takes you to the local gorge, which is only 5 minutes away. The Saxeten Gorge covers every aspect of canyoning and is also very suitable for beginners. Start the trip with a 10 meter abseiling. The highest jump is 5 meters high and is optional. Surrounded by the steep walls of the narrow ravine, experience the nature close up. After 1-1.5 hours in the ravine go back to the base, where changing rooms and hot showers are available.

    what an exciting experience. our guides were wonderful and made safety a big deal. its perfect for beginners or anyone who wants an unforgetable experience jumping, sliding, and repelling in this beautiful canyon.

  • Interlaken: Kayak Tour of the Turquoise Lake Brienz

    3. Interlaken: Kayak Tour of the Turquoise Lake Brienz

    This half day tour runs regularly throughout the summer and is suitable for all abilities. Your guide will offer instructions 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.   Your tour starts in Bönigen on Lake Brienz, where you will travel across the River Lütschine, heading towards the north shore, exploring beautiful cliffs, past the 12th-century Ringgenberg Castle overlooking the lake and discover hidden beaches along the way.   Also enjoy an evening trip when the waters are calmer and you can enjoy the beautiful sunset. The evening tour follows the same itinerary as the half-day tour. The session lasts three hours, of which you will spend around two hours on the water. The summer tours run from May until October. When the water temperature gets colder in October and November wetsuits w...

  • Canyoning on the Chli Schliere

    4. Canyoning on the Chli Schliere

    After a 60-minute transfer from Interlaken than Chli Schliere, get your equipment for your canyoning adventure. The Chli Schliere takes canyoning to the next level. This canyon has long rappelling stations, high jumps, fast slides and is the best place for canyoning in the region. This tour is physically and technically challenging. It's a guaranteed adrenaline rush. This tour is particularly suitable for confident, adventurous people interested in a new challenge. Finish the trip with a picnic and a transfer back to Interlaken.

  • Interlaken: Original Eiger Jump Grindelwald

    5. Interlaken: Original Eiger Jump Grindelwald

    Meet your instructor for an induction and ground practice lesson at the drop zone office in Interlaken. Get geared up with a jumpsuit, harness, and goggles. After a short ride to the helicopter base, tape an interview for your video and board the chopper. A scenic helicopter ride will take you up along ski resorts Lauberhorn and Kleine Scheidegg to the peak of the famous Eiger mountain. Marvel at Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains, and feel as though you can almost touch the peaks and glaciers. After surrounding the peaks, weather permitting, open the door of the helicopter, take a deep breath, and jump out! The speed will rapidly increase and soon, find yourself falling free at 120 miles per hour along the Eiger North Face. Guide the parachute to a safe landing in Grindelwald with the help of your Tandem Master, who will film your once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

  • Interlaken: Winter Kayak Tour on Lake Brienz

    6. Interlaken: Winter Kayak Tour on Lake Brienz

    Don't miss a visit to Lake Brienz during the winter months when it's at its most beautiful and least crowded. Join your guide for a peaceful kayak ride around the lake and glide over the mirror-like water as you take in stunning views of the mountains on all sides.    Before starting your tour, get a brief introduction to kayaking and learn how to paddle properly. Put on a top-quality dry suit and boots to keep you extra warm on the water. Then head out for 2 hours of paddling through the winter wonderland of Lake Brienz. Take in stunning views of the historic Ringgenberg Castle and admire the crisp reflections of the snow-capped peaks on the water. When you return back to shore, sip on some hard-earned cups of tea to warm you up.

    Maria, our guide, was incredible. Amazing views, so serene, and perfect amount of time.

  • Stand Up Paddle Board Tour on Lake Brienz

    7. Stand Up Paddle Board Tour on Lake Brienz

    Enjoy a truly unique guided stand up paddle board (SUP) tour on the beautiful Lake Brienz. Fit for explorers of all skill levels, this outing features the towering cliffs, forested hillsides, and calm turquoise waters that make Interlaken one of the most picturesque settings in the world. The session lasts two hours with around 1.5 hours on the water. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery right from the lake. As the water is usually peacefully, paddling should be easy, even for beginners. You will be prepared for your trip with high quality equipment to be able to fully enjoy stand up paddling comfortably, even without any experience.

    Had a great morning paddling along Lake Brienz with our guide. He was very knowledgeable of the area here, even though not originally from Switzerland. Very impressive and kind! Great experience for people of all skill levels. Definitely a must do to start your morning in Bönigen

  • Canyoning in Grimsel Gorge

    8. Canyoning in Grimsel Gorge

    After a 60-minute transfer from Interlaken to the gorge, you will be equipped with all the necessary equipment for your canyoning adventure. Situated on a mountain pass, the Grimsel trip starts with a 50-meter-high abseiling site. Full of great jumps (8m high jump, optional), slides and a zip line in the crystal-clear pools, this alpine environment has a lot to offer. The pale colored rocks in the ravine complement the breathtaking mountain landscape. The trip ends with a picnic and transfer back to Interlaken, where changing rooms and hot water showers are available.

    Was scary at first but the guides make you feel safe and comfortable and you leave with a huge smile on your face

  • Interlaken: 2.5-Hour Canyon Swing

    9. Interlaken: 2.5-Hour Canyon Swing

    Start your journey to Grindelwald with a pick-up at your meeting point. Meet your guide, prepare your equipment and take the 30-minute journey up the mountain to Grindelwald, nestled among the famous Eiger, Monk and Jungfrau peaks and rolling valleys of the mighty Swiss Alps.  On arrival, change into your harness and other safety gear and then listen as your guide details your activity for the day. Following a comprehensive safety briefing from your guide, head to the platform 90 meters above the glacier canyon.  Afterward, be dropped off at your accommodation in Interlaken.

    We had an amazing time! We were able to still go out even though there was a little rain and had a great time and quite the thrill! Would definitely recommend!

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What people are saying about Interlaken

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

We had an amazing time! We were able to still go out even though there was a little rain and had a great time and quite the thrill! Would definitely recommend!

Had so much fun, Flo was super professional, attentive and A+ at taking selfies. Which is almost as important as the actively itself.

The views are breathtaking. The pilot is fully responsible while still providing a calming and wonderful experience.

Had so much fun, however probably not for the faint hearted.

It was fun and thrilling. The guides were excellent.