White Water it safe? how extreme?

9 Apr 2010 Kimberley asked

Hi guys.<BR>Im going on European Encounter Tour in July. I know white water rafting is an optional activity but i was just wondering if it is pretty safe? <BR>Im not that fond of extreme activities and was a little worried about this one!<BR>I wouldn't want to be the only one that didn't do it and im sure i would regret it after if i didn't participate!
  • 15 Mar 2014 EmmaEmily said


    I’m wondering the same. I notice this is an old post. Did you end up doing it???

  • 15 Mar 2014 Meli30 said


    I did this tour in September of 2010. It was a fantastic trip! I did the white water rafting option and it was well worth it! I definitely recommend it. It is completely safe and it isn’t extreme at all. I was nervous as well, seeing as I am a petite girl and was afraid of falling out, but the instructors teach you everything there is to know and the river isn’t that rough. The route they take you is beginner level and nothing extreme as you may have seen on television or elsewhere.

  • 15 May 2014 jacattack801 said


    Hi Meli26! What do you recommend to wear for this optional?

  • 15 May 2014 Meli30 said


    You just wear your regular clothes as they will give you proper wet suits and shoes to change into.



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