2 Tage - 135 €
Der Fun Start Kurs vermittelt den Spass und die Sicherheitsvorkehrungen in einfachem Wildwasser. Ihr lernt, wie man ein Riverbug steuert, beschäftigt euch näher mit der Ausrüstung und plant Touren.
Ein zusätzliches Augenmerk wird auf die Sicherheit und das Erkennen von Strömungen im Fluss gelegt.
Dieser Kurs legt den Grundstein auf dem Weg, ein unabhängiger und kompetenter Riverbugger zu werden.
2 days - 135 €
Your fun start focuses on fun and safety for easy whitewater. Learning how to paddle a riverbug and familiarization with riverbug equipment, trip planning, safety and river dynamics will help you on your way to becoming self reliant on the river.
Who can join the course?
Riverbugging is a fun and easy to learn activity that offers a unique and fun way to experience the river environment. Our riverbug courses can be enjoyed by people from all walks of life. Although previous experience is not a prerequisite for taking a beginners course, we recommend first joining one of our riverbug tours as an introduction to river bugging on whitewater.
Participants should be:
Reasonably fit & healthy
Able to swim
less than 120 kg
125 cm or taller
If you are unsure if the riverbug course is suitable for you, more information is available on our FAQ page. Anyone with medical or physical conditions, or are pregnant should consult their doctor before joining a course. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
What's included & what should I bring?
We provide all the necessary personnel and logistics for your Course. We can rent you riverbugs & accessories if needed, or you are welcome to bring your own. Minimum equipment required for our beginners courses is listed below.
In addition to any personal riverbug equipment you may have, bring the following items:
Lunch & snacks (our courses are not catered)
Swimming costume (to wear under your wetsuit)
Cash (If you need to pay for your course or wish to purchase our souvenirs. We don't have card payment facilities)
Sunscreen (if the weather is hot and sunny...)
If you need to wear glasses during the tour, it's a good idea to bring a length of string or glasses retainer band with you to secure the glasses and prevent losing them on the river. For those who wear contact lenses we recommend disposable lenses for wearing on your trip.
We recommend before the tour to remove any watches or jewelry that could get lost or damaged on the river.
Participants with medical conditions such as asthma or allergies to bee and wasp stings should bring any medication so we can carry it in our first aid kit on the trip.
Minimum equipment requirements:
One piece wetsuit (minimum 4 mm neoprene)
Neoprene boots (minimum 4 mm neoprene)
Fins (rubber flippers)
Neoprene hats & 1 mm neoprene gloves (for cooler weather)
Qualified guides with safety equipment
Transport to & from river
Mens and women's changing areas
Safe storage for valuables
Tour photos and video options
Souvenirs for purchase