Rafting on the River Inn in Ötztal, Tyrol

Rafting on the River Inn in Ötztal, Tyrol

Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Adventurous
  • Spoken languages: English, German
  • Fitness level: Everybody welcome
  • Minimum age: minimum 10 y/o
  • Duration: full day
  • Cancellation policy: 
    strict 1) Cancellation 30 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 30 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 10 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, are considered last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    CanKick Outdoor, Mühlgasse, Sautens, Austria
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

High Rapids and wild water await on this rafting excursion on the Inn.

Double the distance – double the fun on this 30km rafting adventure on the River Inn! Explore the dramatic landscape of the Austrian Alps on this whitewater ride along the infamous Inn. One of the most popular excursions for total beginners, follow its twist and turns as you try rolling rapids and ride huge waves!

Running through three countries 518 kilometres from Austria, Germany and Switzerland, the River Inn is also one of the most popular whitewater rafting routes – with sections ranging from II-IV; Starting in the town of Haiming, this route travels 30km to Oetztal.

Meet your guide at the activity base in Sautens for this family-friendly rafting excursion on the Inn River. Suitable for swimmers from 10 years old, this full-day adventure is a test of endurance – showcasing some of the region’s most beautiful and challenging terrain along rapids that range from II-III. Starting with a detailed safety briefing and kit check before you travel to the embankment area, total beginners will be giving a quick lesson on the commands and paddle techniques from an in-boat guide. Once you set off, the day will start with some flat water sections to ensure you get your bearings, moving onto faster challenging with a few riffs and rapids. Stopping for a picnic lunch on the river bank, the second section has some large creeks and high waves – putting your new skills to the test as you paddle on thundering whitewater and bump along slides and drops. A 30km route for friends and family alike, once you reach the finish line, you’ll be transferred back to the base where you can change and get a hot shower.

The River Inn is suitable for rafting from May – October along a class II-III section of the river suitable for children as young as 10 years old. River classifications are explained below:
Class II: Straightforward rapids with wide, clear channels, rocks and medium sized waves
Class III: Rapids with moderate, irregular waves, strong eddies and powerful currents 

Activity requirements

All participants must know how to swim.

Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Special terms

Activity times to be defined by your instructor prior to arrival.

  • Return Transport to Activity Base
  • Rafting Guide & Equipment
  • Wetsuit/BA/Helmet
Do not forget to bring
  • Swimwear/Towel
  • Closed toe footwear
Meeting point
CanKick Outdoor, Mühlgasse, Sautens, Austria Get directions



Average rating
5 / 5
Very good
Sehr freundlich und extrem sicher!
  • 5 / 5

Das raften hat viel Spaß gemacht. Die Landschaft ist atemberaubend!!

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