Hydrospeed swimming
Isère Extra

Bourg Saint Maurice to Centron

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Hydrospeed swimming Isère Extra
Bourg Saint Maurice
Duration 3:30

Not for the faint of heart!

Available every day
At 14:00
Advance level
Adults and teenagers from 16 years old

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A trip down the Isère River

Hydrospeed swimming in the Isère river from Bourg St Maurice to Centron including two sets of rapids – this activity very physically demanding and technically difficult, it is only available for those who have already completed the ‘discovery’ and ‘plus’ options. You will use your float and fins to fight the strong river currents and hang on as best you can through the rapids. You’ll be battle the river for around two hours, depending on water levels.
The activity takes approx. 3h30 total, with at least 2 hours in the water + getting equipment + getting instructions + changing at the end of the activity + driving back to the base.

Participation conditions

All participants must:
-Have their own insurance
-Know how to swim at least 25m and fully submerge yourself
-Be at least 16 years old on or before the date of the activity (1.50m tall, 40kg). Parental consent required for under 18s.
-Have already completed the ‘discovery’ hydrospeed course
-Accept that the guide may decide, after the first part of the activity, that they are not able to continue into the rapids in which case they will return to the base.

Necessary equipment

Provided: Full neoprene wetsuit, fins, helmet, and life jacket.
You will need: a swimming costume, a towel and a bag for your belongings and clothes. Avoid bringing valuables.

Prices

2022 season price: 107€ per person
The price includes: a fully trained guide, all the required equipment transport back to Bourg St Maurice
The price does not include: civil liability insurance, cancellation insurance, transport from your accomodation to the meeting point.

Pros

Our white-water base is on the banks of the Isère River for ease of access
Our river guides are highly trained and experienced
A detailed briefing is given before you start
All the necessary equipment is provided
For those using the Funicular train, we can come and pick you up at the Gare Funicular in Bourg St Maurice and drop you back after the activity.

Meeting point

Arc Aventures welcome cabin at the crossroads next to the Isère River. Arc Aventures Rafting

Useful information

When booking a holiday

Whether you are coming in summer or winter, or you would like to make a booking or simply ask for some further information, don’t hesitate to call us as soon as possible. This is especially important if you are coming during the French school holidays in the winter season or anytime in August.
We will be happy to give you all the information you need and take your booking (if bookings for that activity are already open).
Our sales service team are available most of the year with short periods where the office is closed in the spring and in September.

What are the weather conditions for summer activities?

All our activities take place in the great outdoors. Most of them can take place whatever the weather but there are certain exceptions. It is Arc Aventures directly, or our team (made up of trained guides and qualified pilots) who will decide if it is safe to go ahead with an activity or not.
See our terms and conditions for more details.

Hero Pass Les Arcs

We have a partnership with Hero in Les Arcs for 15% discount in the following circumstances:
– On rafting (not applicable for private boats), hydro-speed swimming and the Mont-Blanc tree-top adventure course.
– For those who have one of the following passes in their name: Hero Premium 7-day pass, Camp Junior 7-day pass, Hero Extrême 7-day pass or the Belambra Hôtel du Golf Hero (there are no names on the Belambra passes)
The discount is only applicable when you show your Hero pass upon booking, it cannot be added retroactively and cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts.
Call us directly +33 (0)4 79 07 60 00: you can book in advance over the phone but these discounts are not available for online bookings.
More information for Hero Les Arcs

I am staying at Odalys Edenarc Arc 1800 this summer

Arc Aventures has a partnership with Odalys Edenarc in Arc 1800 which benefits its customers during both the summer and winter seasons.
Depending on the type of rental you have with the residence, you may find one of our vouchers in your welcome pack. This will entitle you to 10% discount on selected activities when booked directly in our offices (just at the bottom of the Dahu cable cars). Don’t forget to bring your voucher with you when you come to book!

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Arc Aventures have been offering innovative outdoor sports in France since the 80s. In Les Arcs and Bourg St Maurice, they organise a range of activities that run locally during the summer and winter. The Arc Aventures team is waiting to welcome you at their offices in Arc 1800, located in the Tournavelles building (in the Villards village) and at the white-water base right on the banks of the Isère river in Bourg St Maurice.

With many activities to choose from, this is the moment explore the white-water rapids of the Isère river, the skies over Les Arcs and Bourg St Maurice and the forest in Arc 1800. We have everything you need for an amazing holiday: rafting, hydrospeed swimming, canyoning, a tree top adventure course and paragliding. All our activities are organised by a team of highly qualified professionals here to make sure you have a great holiday.

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