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Hydrospeeding

Pilot your floating toboggan down the white water rapids and hit the swirls and eddies on your way down! A great alternative to white water rafting!

Descend the rapids on a beefed up body board, rather like a floating toboggan, taking to the rapids in a small group led by an instructor guiding you down the rapids. With a little practice, ‘Speeders can learn to surf the swells and eddies, ride the rocks and even perform 360-degree spins! Pilot your floating toboggan down the white water rapids and hit the swirls and eddies on your way down!
Main Facts
  • Fun Factor
  • Fitness Level
  • Run Time: Half to Full Day
  • Min. Age: 12yr
Other Facts
  • Medium Difficulty
  • Available in All Resorts
  • Book on Arrival

The Alps' are famous for their rapids!

Hydro Speeding starts with a safety briefing and participants change into extra thick wetsuits, helmets and flippers. To participate, you must be a reasonably good swimmer. The activity lasts for 2-3 hours so allow half a day with transport which will be included in the activity.

"The sport could be described as ‘sledging’ down the rapids. Experienced ‘Speeders can surf the swells and eddies, ride the rocks and perform 360-degree spins!"

The Low down

Your guide and instructor will lead you into cave pools at intervals to rest on your way down the rapids. Hydro Speeding starts with a safety briefing and kit dispensing, participants change into double thickness wetsuits, helmets and flippers. All Hydro-speeders must be good swimmers.

Over 80 Activities for you to try!

Our Holidays come with more than enough free activities for your week included in our ‘Free Active Packs’ (which are worth up to £355). You can try even more activities once in resort. Some may carry a small cost.

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