White Water rafting Barcelona

White water rafting Barcelona

You can experience the thrills of white water rafting near Barcelona.

A popular area for white water river rafting close to Barcelona is around the town of Sort (which means "luck" in the Catalan language) and on the river called Noguera Pallaresa. 

This area is around 3 to 4 hours drive from Barcelona.

You can also experience white water rafting at the Olympic rafting park called Segre Olympic Park in La Seu d'Urgell in the province of Lleida which is 2 hours from Barcelona.

Parc Olímpic del Segre is a canoeing and kayaking facility built for the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics

White water rafting is an exciting extreme sport in which you paddle down a stretch of water or river in an inflatable raft, usually a rubber boat, navigating through stretches of fast flowing water called “rapids”.

Whitewater river rafting is a very popular adventure sport near Barcelona, which almost anyone can try.

It is a thrilling and exciting ride guaranteed to get the adrenalin pumping.

The river rafting near Barcelona is perfect for beginners and rafting can be done from April to September/October.

All river rafting has an element of risk, but the river rafting companies near Barcelona have years of experience, only employ very experienced guides and after thousands of rides and guests, they have developed excellent safety procedures.

Each river raft has a trained guide to steer and manage the boat and there is an extensive safety briefing before each rafting ride.

Rafting tours come with wetsuits and safety helmets which are included in the price

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Hidrospeed

Hidrospeed is another popular whitewater river actitivty. It takes place on the the same stretch of river as rafting, but instead of being in a raft, you are in the water gripping a a thick polystyrene body board which helps you float and swim down the rapids.

The water is very cold – between 7 and 15 degrees depending on the time of year, but for Hidrospeed you will have a thick padded wetsuit, neoprene gloves and socks and flippers. F

or extra safety the hidrospeed tours have two instructors in kayaks who guide you down the 8 km ride, which takes around 45 minutes.

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Last Updated on Friday, 28 June 2019 13:09