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Canoe tours in Brunnen on Lake Lucerne

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The magic of canoeing can best be experienced in Brunnen through the breathtaking landscape and the charming beauty of Lake Lucerne. The canoe tours in Brunnen on Lake Lucerne are the best way to really let your soul dangle, enjoy nature and explore a piece of Swiss history from the water.

Find out about Swiss history from the water. There are places steeped in history on the shores of Lake Lucerne. For example the Schillerstein, the Rütli meadow or the Tellsplatte. From the Brunnen canoe station you can start an unforgettable canoe adventure. Especially impressive is when you paddle through a rock gate or look up the 380-metre high cliffs. On the way, various resting places invite you to have a picnic or a jump into the cool water.

Procedure of the canoe tour

After your arrival at the canoe station Brunnen you will receive a 30-minute instruction in paddling technique and route planning. You will also receive safety instructions and helpful tips. You can choose between different routes that you want to paddle. The tours last the whole day. You will receive the appropriate map material and the route will be explained to you in detail. Then the canoe with paddle as well as a life jacket will be handed over to you and you will get into the boat.



from CHF 65.– per kayak

Services included in the price

  • Kayak or canoe rental and paddle (full day rental)
  • Waterproof dry bag or barrel
  • bilge pump or scoop
  • Spraydeck for the kayaks
  • Life jacket
  • Preliminary instruction (approx. 30 minutes)
  • Map material

Meeting point

Kanustation Brunnen
Föhnhafen 6
6440 Brunnen

Start & End

The canoe tours start at 09:00 and end between 15:00 and 17:00 depending on the route. During the morning instruction the time of return will be determined. However, the canoes must be returned to the canoe station by 17:00 at the latest.

Renting only in the morning

The morning is the best time to start. The wind is weak, there are still a few boats on Lake Lucerne and most importantly - the small rest areas are not yet occupied.


During storms and heavy thunderstorms no boats are rented.

Available canoes

Between 17 June and 30 September the following canoes can be booked online every day:

  • Kayak for 1 person => 1 kayak
  • Kayak for 2 persons => 1 kayak
  • Canadian for 2 adults and 1 child => 1 canadian


  • Light leisure wear (synthetic and no cotton)
  • Rain jacket/trousers (at least windproof to prevent cooling)
  • Sun protection (sunglasses, sun cream, sun hat)
  • Replacement Clothes
  • Towel
  • Swim dress or swimming trunks
  • Additional shoes for in the water
  • Mobile phone for emergencies (packed waterproof)
  • Lunch and drinks (PET bottles)
  • Plastic bag for the waste

Good to know

  • Good swimming skills are required.
  • Infants, alcoholized persons and non-swimmers do not belong in the canoe.
  • For beginners it is recommended to choose a shorter stage (maximum 4 hours paddling time).
  • Wearing a life jacket is mandatory.
  • Children and teenagers under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a supervisor.
  • It is not recommended to take valuables such as jewellery or expensive cameras with you on the canoe trip.

Book your canoe tour (german)


Location and contact

Adventure Point
Föhnhafen 6
6440 Brunnen
+41 (0)79 247 74 72