Watersports & Whitewater

Whitewater rafting, hydrospeed, canoe raft, canyoning and mountain sports from base on the Isere river. Trips for all levels from family to extreme. Qualified, English-speaking instructors.
Takamaka Sports
A range of water sports including waterskiiing, waveboards,and kayaks on the lake at Annecy. Office hours may vary at 23 faubourg Sainte Claire, Annecy (74).
Hobby One Loisirs
Company offering various activities on Lake Leman and in surrounding areas. Including rafting, canoeing and hydrospeed. Qualified instructors - some English spoken. Offices at 16 Avenue de la Dranses, Thonon Les Bains (74).
Annecy Plongee
Accompanied diving with qualified instructors for adults and children 8 and over. Ideal for beginners. Office hours vary at 6 rue des Marquisats, Annecy (74).
Beginners and experienced divers welcome. Lessons in swimming pools and on the lake. Open throughout the year. Based at Thonon Les Bains (74).
Essaonia Rivieres du Monde
White-water rafting, canoeing and kayaking with qualified instructors. Contact at any time via the website or telephone. At 38 avenue de Geneve, Annecy (74).
Les Ptites Bulles
Diving school for children and adults. All levels. Some night diving. Open all week, hours vary. At 311 route de la Renouillere, Sciez (74).
Stade Nautique de Chambery
Olympic size open air pool plus water slides and toboggan. Also large lawned area for picnics. Opens June to September, 7 days a week.
Alpo Vive Rafting
Rafting trip with guide. From Annemasse to Geneva (approximately 3 hours) from April to October. Located at Annemasse (74).
Indiana Rafting
A range of whitewater and rafting experiences on offer with professional instructors. See the English version of their site for age limits and more details. Located at Morillon (74).
Chardon Loisirs
Climbs, jumps, abseils, swimming in white water supervised by a mountain guide. Children from 10 years old welcome. Day or half-day outings. At place du Forum, Courchevel (73).