White Water Rafting

The Chamonix valley and surrounding areas, offer a variety of exciting and adrenaline packed water based activities. 


Experience splashing through streams, plunging into water holes, wading against torrents and sliding down waterfalls. Beginner or more adventurous excursions are available.


Let your guide take you down stream as you paddle your flippers whilst holding onto a special float. Head over low grade rapids along the river that runs through the centre of Chamonix. All equipment is provided. 

White water rafting 

The Mont Blanc region contains some renowned rafting territory, with areas of varying difficulties to suit all ages and abilities. On the Italian side of Mont Blanc are grade 4 rapids on the Dora Baltea river, for those wanting to up the adrenaline levels, or in Chamonix and Passy are some more tame and family friendly waters. 

Canoe-Raft & Airboat

Guided by an expert rafting instructor, experience the excitement of the 2 man ‘Canoe-rafts’, or single person ‘Airboat’ where you are in control. From your easy to learn, manoeuvrable craft, you will enjoy the views of the Mont Blanc chain, rapids and whirlpools on the Arve river.

Contact us for details, pricing and reservations.
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Chamonix Accommodation Rentals

At Mountain Base, we have one of the largest ranges of Chamonix holiday apartments and Chamonix holiday chalets to rent in the Chamonix Valley, from les Houches, through Chamonix itself, to Argentiere and le Tour. All our rental properties are offered as self-catered accommodation, some flexibly and some by the week. The properties are all independently owned and looked after by Mountain Base and our Chamonix resort partners.