Rafting on the river Váh: Nové mesto nad Váhom – Piešťany
Exploring nature from the water is an exceptional experience offered by a rafting on the old arm of river Váh in the neighbourhood of Hlohovec. It is suitable for families with children as well as for adrenaline lovers, you just need to choose a boat according to your preferences: inflatable or plastic canoe, raft or paddleboard.
The trip starts at 09.30 at the Piešťanský pivovar ŽiWELL in Piešťany (GPS: 48° 35′ 3″ N, 17° 50′ 1″ E). The rafting participants will then be transported by bus to the start of the cruise to Nové Mesto nad Váhom (GPS: 48° 45′ 17″ N, 17° 49′ 51″ E). The trip ends at the same location where it began.
The rafting is preceded by the essential administration, which includes the distribution of inflatable canoes, rafts, and paddleboards, as well as excellent coaching. The rafting lasts approximately two hours, followed by a picnic or barbeque. Then it takes, approximately, the same amount of time (about two hours) to get to the finish line.
Stretch: Nové Mesto nad Váhom – Piešťany
Meeting time: 09:30
Meeting place: Piešťansky pivovar ŽiWELL, Piešťany (GPS: 48° 35′ 3″ N, 17° 50′ 1″ E)
Transfer by bus to the start of the rafting to Nové Mesto nad Váhom (GPS: 48° 45′ 17″ N, 17° 49′ 51″ E)
At the beginning, moving by bus up to the start to Nové Mesto nad Váhom, there will be some bureaucracy at first, with the distribution of boating equipment and vessels, as well as briefings.
At 10:30 a.m., we will leave for the water. We’ll stop for a picnic / BBQ after 1.5-2 hours. Then it’s another 2 hours until the finish line. We ashore peacefully at the finish line and hand over “clean” boating equipment.
We will end up in Piešťany close to our cars, at the Piešťanský pivovar ŽiWELL.
Depending on the status of the water, the wind, and the overall atmosphere, we should arrive around 16:00.
Before boarding you will receive quality instruction. We recommend bringing a head cover, sunscreen, swimsuit, T-shirt, shorts, old sneakers, a drink, depending on the weather, and a food for a BBQ or picnic.
- Basic 25 € / person
- Discounted 15 €/ (child under 10 years accompanied by both parents 15 €)
The ticket price includes a vessel of your choice, paddles, vests, a pump, a waterproof cover, an instructor’s escort, transport within the raft (from Piešťany to Nové Mesto nad Váhom)
Choose the date of the rafting:
It is necessary to purchase a ticket in advance by clicking on the date and completing the reservation.
Rafting on the river Váh is realized in cooperation with Banana Tour, s.r.o.