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Urban rafting on the Tiber in the heart of Rome

Urban rafting on the Tiber in the heart of Rome

Duration
2 hours

Difficulty
Easy

Cancellation
Flexible

Participants
From 4 to 36

Highlights

  • Admire the beauty of Rome while sailing along the Tiber on a raft with your friends.
  • Wander through the heart of the city, crossing ancient and modern bridges and braving urban rapids.
  • A fun and different experience to experience the inexhaustible charm of the capital.
Activity available in
Italian English

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Full description

Rome, as you have never seen it, awaits you for a rafting trip on the Tiber, right in the city centre. The historical and urban jewels of the city will be shown to you in their usual grandeur but from a new perspective.

From Scalo de Pinedo to Trastevere on the raft for afun and differentexperience. In between paddles, our expert guides will tell you stories and secrets of the city, and there will also be rapids to tackle, to give the route the right touch of adrenaline!

An activity to enjoy with friends or family, to visit the city in an original way or simply to share a moment of fun in good company!

What we will do

The meeting point will be at Porta del Popolo in Rome (near Piazza del Popolo, Flaminio metro station). There we will meet theinstructor and the rest of the group. A little chat to get to know each other and then a short walk will take us to the embarkation point on the Tiber. We will have a briefing on safety rules and how to behave on the dinghy. After that, we will put on our helmets and life jackets and be ready to go.

A few paddles to gain confidence and off we go to enjoy the rapids immediately downstream from the bridge. The descent will then continue quietly, gliding on the water away from the traffic and noise of the city. We will enter the heart of Rome, pass under ancient and modern bridges and suddenly, after a bend, the majestic Castel S. Angelo and the imposing'Cupolone' will appear in the background! A few hundred metres more and we arrive at theIsola Tiberina, where we will take the left branch of the Tiber to face the rapids under Ponte Garibaldi and those under Ponte Fabricio, another ancient Roman bridge.

Finally, the suggestive passage under the only remaining archway of Ponte Rotto will lead us to the landing at the Porto di Ripa Grande, on the right bank, in the well-known Trastevere district, where we will end the experience with a snack and a farewell drink.

The activity lasts about 2 hours in total.

Who it is aimed at

This activity is of an easy level. No previous rafting experience is required. The only requirements are to be in good health, be able to swim and weigh no more than 100 kg. Participation is possible from 12 years of age. Pregnant women cannot participate.

Other information

The activity can be carried out all year round and is intended for groups of at least six people.

Showers and changing rooms are not available.

Recommended clothing

seasonal sportswear

Don't forget to bring

  • camera
  • towel
  • spare clothes and shoes

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What is included

  • Expert Instructors
  • Equipment
  • Helmet
  • Lifejacket
  • Snacks and welcome drink

How it works

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  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Rome

Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

In case of weather conditions that do not allow to carry out the activity safely, you will get a full refund. The guide may propose you an alternative date or time to reschedule the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you cannot reschedule it, we will process a full refund!

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is flexible. You get a full refund if you cancel within 5 days from the activity start date. Within 4 and 3 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What measures are implemented to prevent COVID-19?

All activities on Freedome strictly follow regulations issued at national, regional and federal levels. Sports associations and freelancers commit to carry out activities in full compliance with such regulations, sanitize equipment and environments, and limit their maximum capacity.
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