If you are a travel junkie and are always on a look out some thrills, then you should definitely visit Switzerland. You can do a number of things which are not just pleasing but thrilling as well such as water sports in Switzerland. Most of the water sports here are found in the Interlaken region. It may be difficult to find the right kind of water sport as each such sport has its own special features.
The Best Switzerland Water Sports
1. Jet & Speed Boating
This is an awesome water sport which will help you in witnessing picturesque fishing villages and mountain peaks of Switzerland. You can take a tour of Lake Brienz, an astonishing natural attraction by a rapid jet boat and have a nice gaze at Iseltwald and the Giessbach falls (a series of amazingly beautiful waterfalls). You can also take pleasure of undisturbed panoramic views over the peak of Mt. Niesen. The duration of this sport is 50 minutes. The Jet Boats & Speed Boats will no wonder provide you with fun, exciting and exhilarating experience. The price of Jet Boats & Speed Boats is about 84 dollars. Please note the minimum age for Jet Boats & Speedboat water sport is 5 years.
2. Kayaking & Canoeing
This is a perfect water sport for fitness freaks. All you have to do is to glide across the water with great ease and comfort and take pleasure of natural setting. Lake Brienz or Lake Thun is the best locations for kayaking & canoeing in Switzerland. You can feel the gentle breeze, hear the lapping of the waves and have a nice look at the shimmering lake water. This water sport helps in training the fitness level of individuals in a positive manner. The duration of this sport is about 3 hours. The best thing about this water sport is you don’t need to have a prior experience. The price of Kayaking & Canoeing ranges from 106- 370 dollars. Please note the minimum age for Kayaking & Canoeing is more 12 years.
3. Surf Ski Paddling
Surf Ski Paddling is a great water sport which remains unaffected by the changing weather conditions. You can go for Surf Ski Paddling in any situation be it high waves, stormy winds or water is still or extremely calm, nothing matters. Lake Thun is one of the best places for Surf Ski Paddling as they offer introductory courses and surf-ski fitness paddling. You can also hire surf skis as they are rented on a year’s subscription only after passing the offered introductory courses. There are two surf-ski centers located at Badi Leissigen & TCS Camping Thun (Gwatt).
4. Stand Up Paddling (SUP)
Stand Up Paddling (SUP) is another form of paddling which will give you the “Hawaii feeling”. This water sport is considered to be a versatile and ideal technique to enhance your speeds. These Stand-Up Paddling (SUP) boards can also be hired. This is a comfortable way of moving forward in water devised by Hawaiian surf instructors. You can do Stand Up Paddling (SUP) at a number of places such as- Absolut Outdoor & Events Delta Park, Gwatt, Badhuus Windsurf & Stand Up Paddle Schule, Base Camp Thun, Bootsvermietung Thunersee, Berg + See Brienz, Bootswerft WILKE AG, Mountainsurf GmbH and Hightide Kayak School.