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Canton Bern Family-friendly activities

Our most recommended Canton Bern Family-friendly activities

Interlaken: Tandem Paragliding Flight with Pilot

1. Interlaken: Tandem Paragliding Flight with Pilot

Feel what it's like to be free as a bird as you float weightlessly through the air - the age-old dream of being able to fly has come true. Without any prior experience, you can accompany a seasoned pilot and discover the Jungfrau Region from a bird’s-eye view. A few simple steps are all it takes to enter a totally new world. Experience the breathtaking sensation of leaving the ground below you and flying freely into the air. The pilots have many years of experience and have taken thousands of flights. They'll teach you how to fly. You will start at Beatenberg in Amisbühl, at a height of 1,350 meters, and fly to Höhematte in Interlaken, a height of 550 meters. Your flight will last around 10-30 minutes, depending on wind conditions.

Interlaken: Guided Sledging Adventure

2. Interlaken: Guided Sledging Adventure

Join this thrilling sledging in the snow in Interlaken and marvel at the Swiss Alps. Wind through the woods crosses alpine meadows and pass frozen waters as you sled down a sled track. Meet your instructor in Interlaken and head up into the Swiss Alps. Receive a thorough safety briefing before beginning your adventure. Follow your guide along an adventurous sled path, marveling at the beauty of the Swiss Alps, and feel your heart race with adrenaline. End your day on a high as you leave the slopes with sledging skills that you can reuse and long-lasting memories.

Grindelwald: Sledding and Tubing in Bodmi Arena

3. Grindelwald: Sledding and Tubing in Bodmi Arena

The Bodmi Arena in Grindelwald is a winter playground for snow enthusiasts of all ages. This 6000m² activity area boasts the largest beginner ski area in the Jungfrau Region and features a play zone for sled and tube rides, booking office, T-bar intermediate ski run, slalom course, Kids Village, magic carpets, and a restaurant. This diverse arena is easy to access with a bus stop located directly on site and it presents an easy way to enjoy a day in the snow without having to purchase a lift ticket to the larger ski region. Families with small children, novice skiers and snowboarders, and first-time snow seekers will discover a fun, safe, and welcoming environment at the scenic Bodmi Arena. There is more than just skiing and snowboarding at Bodmi Arena. Sledges and snow tubes are also available to rent, to use on our specialised slope next to the magic carpet! It truly is the perfect playground for families.

Rope Park Interlaken: Climbing Adventure with Entry Ticket

4. Rope Park Interlaken: Climbing Adventure with Entry Ticket

Spend a few hours enjoying a high ropes course suitable for beginners and adventure-seekers alike at Rope Park Interlaken (also known as Seilpark Interlaken). Have fun in the treetops enjoying Tarzan swings and more in the great outdoors on your own, as a family, or with your friends. Meet your instructor at the park, get kitted out in all the safety gear, and listen to the safety briefing before setting off into the trees to tackle the nine courses. Swing through the trees like Tarzan, cross wooden bridges, and master challenges in the treetops. To take full advantage of everything on offer at the park, set aside 2.5-3 hours. Toddlers can enjoy the Snowli courses with assistance, while older kids can do between seven and nine of the courses, depending on their height. Leave having enjoyed a great day out bonding as a family.

Grindelwald: Glacier Canyon Entrance Ticket

5. Grindelwald: Glacier Canyon Entrance Ticket

Visit an impressive masterpiece formed by nature millions of years ago. The Lower Grindelwald Glacier carved its way through the rock over time, creating a canyon, which has now become a popular attraction in this area. Now thriving as a popular destination for a unique discovery walk through exposed rock galleries and tunnels, the glacier canyon awaits you. Visit this impressive place, where the roaring River Lütschine, the reflections of light along the steep walls, changing temperatures and cool winds will stimulate your senses in a very special way. The whole area has been divided into 6 themed worlds that can be visited - coincidence, formation, water, glacier, geology, and mysticism. A trip to the canyon is a unique experience for both - adults as well as children. So bring your family too, the glacier canyon is an easy-to-reach destination, suitable for all ages and accessible in every weather.

Interlaken: Scenic Jetboat Ride on Lake Brienz

6. Interlaken: Scenic Jetboat Ride on Lake Brienz

When you arrive at our Jetboat base you’ll receive a friendly greeting and brief introduction from our team. We’ll hand out high-quality, waterproof gear to keep you dry and comfortable during the tour. After everyone is dressed, the captain will lead you to the boat, assign the seats, and your lake adventure will begin. As you cruise out of the harbor, the captain will begin with a safety talk before turning up the speed, humor, and spins. You’ll enjoy a fun and informative tour on the lake and then return to the Jetport. After the tour, our team can provide information about the region or other local activities and give you the information you’ll need to download your free photos approximately one hour after your trip.

From Interlaken: Family Rafting

7. From Interlaken: Family Rafting

Enjoy the easy rapids of the River Lütschine on an exclusive 2-hours whitewater rafting tour from Interlaken. Meet your guides at the raftng base in Interlaken, where our guides will give the first briefing. You will transfer to the river where you will get another briefing and a safety session with your guide. Feel the adrenaline rush as you rush down the river, steering the boat as a team. Relish the fresh water spraying your face and look back on the day with a smile. Discover the wild rivers of the Swiss Alps and master the raging currents with a great team, excellent equipment, and professional guides. Take in the scenery as you pass through the gorgeous surrounding landscape.

Bern: Guided City Walking Tour for Families

8. Bern: Guided City Walking Tour for Families

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. What was so mysterious about the Zytglogge? Why is it still running after 500 years? Bern Cathedral, Switzerland's tallest cathedral. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Why are the street signs in the old town different colors? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Bern. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!

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What people are saying about Canton Bern

Worth it!! Skywings Paragliding have professional and experienced pilots (really grateful to my tandem pilot Jonas!). It was truly an amazing experience!

It was so amazing experience once in my life. I really want to join this journey again, and I will. Thank you great pilot Anders!

It was an awesome experience! We as a family enjoyed it very well. Instructors were very friendly and professional.

Friendly staff and instructions were clear. Picturesque scenery

Really excellent experience! A must do in Interlaken