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Whitewater Rafting Guide To River Trips

Arve River

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Rising in the Savoy Alps, the Arve River is the closest available whitewater rafting to Geneva, Switzerland. In fact, most trips end in the lake, very close to the town.

Level of Difficulty: Class III-IV / Beginner

The Arve River is rated Class III-IV, making it an exciting run that is also accessible for the adventurous beginner.

The Canyon: 6 Waterfalls Ending in Lake Geneva

A rafting trip on the Arve River takes boaters over 6 waterfalls in a short 8 kilometers. Whitewater rafting companies will often run up to three trips daily. The scenery is classic Swiss Alpine scenery, with snow-capped mountains in the distance. Rafts descend the Arve all the way into Lake Geneva.

Season: May through August

Rafting trips are available on the Arve River in Switzerland from May through August.