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White-Water Sports

Chamonix canyoning

White-water sports such as Rafting, Canyoning, Kayaking and Hydrospeed are all popular in Chamonix. The summer has the deepest water levels from the snow melt from the mountains. Whether in lakes, rivers or gorges it's like being in a huge amusement park: sliding around in the water with the hot sun on your back. Without a car you can utilize the local transport services from any of our Chamonix Holidays holiday rental properties to being your white water adventures.

chamonix canyoning

If you are in to adventure sports and water, canyoning is a combination of climbing, abseiling, swimming and diving down a river. A helmet, wetsuit, harness and boots are a must as the canyons are slippery! The canyons of the Chamonix valley are Barberine and Cascade des Favrands.

chamonix rafting

Chamonix’s river l’Arve is a tremendous river for first timers wishing to experience the thrills of white-water rafting. For those wanting a real adrenaline rush you don’t have to travel far to the exhilarating Dranse river near Morzine and over to Italy to the formidable Dora Baltea.

chamonix hydrospeed

The Arve river of Chamonix offers a great opportunity to discover and practice hydrospeed. It is a form of white water swimming, equipped with flippers, crash hat and a rubber flotation device for buoyancy. 

There are many adventure companies in the Chamonix Valley that can take you out for and adventure white water day, visitEvolution 2or Yak &Yeti

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