Whitewater rafting in the Valais, Switzerland

A different way to see the Valais

The river is our passion, let us take you down the flow!

Swiss company originated from the Valais, we propose you an unforgettable rafting or kayaking experience on the beautiful rapids of the Rhône. Real fun!
For families with small children, for seniors or for poets in search of peace, we organize a floating in raft or funyak on the quiet stretch of the Rhône between Gampel and Leuk.

Our base is located closed to the Rhône in the park of Finges. A large field of grass, a comfortable welcome place, a bar, a changing room, hot showers, WC, everything to make you living a beautiful moment in our place.

For large groups, companies and corporations, we have designed a specific team building and recreational programme with Escape Life.

Supervised by a team of professional guides qualified in Switzerland and internationally, we guarantee you a quality service with optimized safety.

All the equipment we proved to our clients is disinfected with Bacterless after every trip. It is stored in a ventilated place.

We have been awarded the Swiss Safety in Adventures label, certificate CH 17/07/04.

How to arrive

By car

Driving to Salgesch and following the panels of the Sportfit. Possibility to arrive with big cars. A parking is in front of the base.

By train

Arriving with an intercity train to Sierre or Leuk, following with a regionbal train to Salgesch. From the railway station of Salgesch 10 minutes walking through the vineyard.

What you to be up to

  • Meeting point in our base of Salquenen, Sportfit (Littenstrasse)
  • Welcome and presentation
  • Explications about the trip
  • Security briefing
  • Taking the material (wetsuit, shoes, life jacket, helmet)
  • Travel to the put-in (10 minutes drive)
  • Exercises before to go (orders, paddling)
  • Take out and come back to the base (5 minutes drive)

Photos and GoPro service

During the trips, photos and GoPro films are done and are sold in pack for the price of:

Raft: 50CHF per boat
Funyak: 20 CHF per boat.


Possibility to sleep in the Sportfit complex for groups to 34 peoples (35 CHF/person without breakfast, 40 CHF/ person with breakfast). Minimum 8 persons.

We are native from the region and are working with B&B and hotels around here. If you need help to organize you trip in the Valais, don’t hesitate to contact us.

3970 Salgesch
+4179 656 02 04
From May 1st to September 30th
Open every day
9am to 8pm

Whitewater activities in the Valais

Trips on the Rhône river

Whitewater rafting on the Rhône – Finges natural park

Description: A trip with non-stop rapids and big beautiful waves.  This section is incredibly fun and you will enjoy from the start to the end.

Schedule: 09:00-13:00-17:00
Duration:  3 and a half hours of activity, 1 hour to 1 hour 15 in the water.
Level of difficulty: medium
Age: from 8 y.o.
Snack included
Price: 115 CHF/person

Funyak trip on the Rhône – Finges natural park

Description: In pairs, you will have to deal with non-stop rapids and big beautiful waves.  With a guide in kayak in front of you and the safety cataraft, you will enjoy this trip full of adrenaline in the park of Finges.

Schedule: 09:00-13:00-17:00
Duration:  3 and a half hours of activity, 1 hour to 1 hour 15 in the water.
Level of difficulty: high
When to do it: june-july
Age: from 10 y.o. 14. y.o with high water level.
Snack included
Price: 145 CHF/person – min 2 peoples


To take with you

  • Bath suit
  • Towel
  • Sun cream
  • Something to attach your glasses

Lunch option

Reservation of meals (BBQ for groups over 10 peoples): 30 CHF/20CHF fir kids under 10 y.o.


10% for groups over 16 people, 15% for groups over 26 people

Rafting packages

Whitewater rafting packages

All our packages start with a rafting trip on the morning and another activity on the afternoon. Have look! They are very original and you will discover the region in a super fun way!

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Our most famous packages

Escape Life Da Vinci Code – min.6 peoples
Price: 155 CHF/person

This package is perfect for bachelor parties or teambuilding! One day of fun activities in team. A bath of nature with a rafting trip on the Rhône following by a game in the beautiful city of Sion! More information about Escapelife.

rafting escape life davinci code

Caroline + – min. 2 people
Price: 250 CHF/person

This package was nominated for the 2017 oenoturism award.

You will start enjoying the region with a rafting trip on the Rhône through the Finges natural park. Then you will discover a local curiosity: the St Leonard’s underground lake.
After feeding you eyes, you will taste local wines and dishes, and ending the day with a traditional raclette.

rafting package caroline