Rafting in Venetikos & Aliakmonas
About The Place
The point of convergence between the Venetikos and Aliakmonas rivers is a truly awe-inspiring sight that showcases nature’s most exquisite artwork. As these two magnificent watercourses come together, they merge their unique traits in a symphony of perfect harmony, giving birth to a breathtaking panorama of cascading waters embraced by verdant woodlands and idyllic hills. This enchanting confluence offers not only a respite from the bustling world but also a haven for various outdoor pursuits, inviting both nature enthusiasts and adventurers to fully immerse themselves in the embrace of the natural world.
Gazing upon the unity of these majestic rivers is an experience that transcends the ordinary. It’s a moment that instills a deep sense of wonder, as you observe the intricate dance of currents blending, each with its own tale to tell. The Venetikos River, with its crystal-clear waters originating from the Pindus Mountains, merges gracefully with the Aliakmonas River, which traverses through valleys and gorges, carrying with it stories of the landscapes it has traversed. This union becomes a living testament to the profound beauty and resilience of Greece’s landscapes.
Surrounding this confluence is a haven of tranquility and rejuvenation. The lush forests that embrace the merging waters provide a shelter for a diverse array of flora and fauna, creating a vibrant ecosystem that sings with life. The gentle rustling of leaves and the soft murmur of waters intermingle, creating a soothing melody that lulls you into a state of peaceful contemplation.
For those seeking adventure, this picturesque intersection offers a multitude of opportunities. Hiking trails beckon to be explored, unveiling hidden gems along the way. Kayaking or canoeing on these pristine waters is a thrilling way to intimately connect with the rivers’ energies while surrounded by the unmatched beauty of the Greek landscape.
The meeting of the Venetikos and Aliakmonas rivers is more than just a geographical event; it’s a spiritual encounter with nature’s magnificence. It’s an invitation to witness the harmonious collaboration of natural forces that have shaped these lands for millennia. This experience will not only captivate your senses but also leave an indelible mark, reminding you of the exquisite charm and captivating allure that Greece offers to those who seek its wonders.
Enjoy great thrills in the technical rapids of the Venetikos and Aliakmonas rivers
Have fun whilst swimming and diving in the cool waters
Take amazing pictures back home
- 4 Hours
Experience the thrill of rafting amid a pristine natural setting where the Venetikos and Aliakmonas rivers converge, creating an adrenaline-pumping adventure for nature and action enthusiasts alike. Nestled between the breathtaking landscapes of Meteora and Grevena, this unique environment promises unforgettable moments on the water!
Our rafting journey begins at the Trekking Hellas base in Felli, Grevena. Equipped and geared up, we head to the starting point in comfortable Trekking Hellas vehicles. Prior to the descent, our expert guides provide a detailed safety briefing and share valuable rafting techniques. With safety ensured, we embark on our exhilarating ride! The magnificent surroundings captivate us, featuring lush forests adorned with grand plane trees and sandstone formations reminiscent of Meteora’s iconic rocks.
As we navigate the river’s fascinating twists and turns, we encounter thrilling rapids and have opportunities to dive and play in the crystal-clear waters. Along the way, we are delighted by the diverse wetland fauna, including cormorants, herons, and otters, adding to the magic of the experience.
The rafting adventure takes place on the Venetikos and Aliakmonas rivers, conveniently located just 45 minutes from Meteora and 15 minutes from Grevena. The rapids range in difficulty from grade 2 to grade 3, offering an exciting challenge based on seasonal water levels.
Join us for an action-packed rafting escapade, surrounded by nature’s wonders and supported by our seasoned guides, making this an unforgettable journey you’ll cherish forever!
- Food & Drinks
- Anything not mentioned in the “Inclusions” section.
Suitable Seasons: Throughout the year
What to Bring
Certified and experienced raft guides
Full body neoprenne suit from October to May
All the necessary equipment
Local transfers from base to the river
- Minimum 4 Participants
- Mental and physical health
- Basic physical condition
- Weight below 130Kg’s / 286 lbs
- Children from 7 years or older (may change depending river conditions)
- No previous experience required
- Starting times 10:00 & 14:00
- Ending Times 14.00 & 18:00
Cancellation Policy - Flexible
- Whenever you cancel 4 days or earlier than the confirmed activity starting date, your fee will be refunded for the entire activity charge.
- In case of cancellation within 48 and 96 hours before the scheduled activity starting date, you'll get 50% reimbursed.
- Those who cancel 48 hours or beyond are considered last-minute cancellations. There will be no refunds