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We offer a range of kayaking tours and courses on Lake Brienz, around Switzerland and abroad for beginners to advanced paddlers. We are Interlaken's specialist kayak school and offer coaching and camps in Switzerland and abroad in sea, surf and...more
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Am Quai 1, Interlaken 3806, Switzerland
+41 79 906 05 51
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Reviewed today via mobile

My friends and I had an awesome time kayaking with Maria on Lake Brienz. We saw some amazing views and enjoyed Maria’s company! Would recommend this activity for sure!

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Reviewed today

The first morning me and my friends spent in Interlaken we were able to go on the kayaking excursion with Peter and it was nothing short of wonderful! Peter was so friendly and personable and made the venture nothing short of perfect. He took so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Emma B
Reviewed yesterday

If you are visiting or live in the area, you owe it to yourself to experience this. It was unforgettable and every part surpassed expectations. Maria did a great job showing us around the lake. For inexperienced kayakers, she gave tips to help you improve...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank exploremas19
Reviewed 6 days ago

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to have the best experience kayaking on Lake Brienz with High Tide. We were a little bit nervous because the weather forecast looked pretty bad, but we got picked up at outdoor interlaken bright and early and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank amandablank21
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our kayaking adventure and would highly recommend. As a snowstorm set in the day we had booked our tour hightide called and offered us to move it to the next morning when the weather looked better. We arrived to see we were the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bridget M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before we started with the 2h Kayaking tour Matt gave us very good instructions about our equipment. We also had a break with hot tea and yummy cookies. Highly recommend it! It's worth the price even if it might seem expensive! By the way you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jamaba27
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the woman's day with a great woman! Maria made us all feel very special! She is a professional and made this experience a Must while in Interlaken!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pilote2305
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an amazing trip!! The guides were so friendly and fun, they really made the trip! The waterproof suites they provide keep you so warm and dry it was incredible! It was the perfect length and very leisurely while still being active. They scenery...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Audrey R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went this past weekend to Interlaken and were told to do the winter kayak tour with Maria. She was absolutely incredible and I hope that anyone traveling to this area can meet her and go on a tour with her. After the tour she...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank P9450SKlaurenf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire trip was well above all expectations. It was beautiful, easy, and exciting. We stopped midway to drink tea on a castle overlooking the lake which was incredible. Maria was the sweetest and most helpful person. She took stunning pictures!

Date of experience: March 2019
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May 31, 2017|
Response from HightideKayakSchool | Property representative |
Yes it is, but unless you're fishing from the shore you will need to get a permit from the tourist office. For a permit, you have to have some sort of fishing certificate I believe, Hope this helps, Cheers, Dave
May 30, 2017|
Response from HightideKayakSchool | Property representative |
If that's the Alpenrose hotel in Wilderswil it's bot too far at all... You just need to jump on the train (5mins) to Interlaken Ost and then the connecting bus 103 to Bönigen See. This is all free with the Interlaken Guest... More