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Rafting no Rio Paiva - Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob
N 40° 58.546 W 008° 11.270
29T E 568329 N 4536384
Quick Description: Paiva river is probably the most used for rafting in Portugal, and there are several companies operating there
Location: Aveiro, Portugal
Date Posted: 10/26/2011 4:04:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMCYHR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ambrosia
Views: 10

Long Description:
Paiva river is probably the most used for rafting in Portugal, and there are several companies operating there, the following information is from "Nómadas" company. I did this rafting trip with them, and i was satisfied.

Name of trip: Rio Paiva (Vau – Espiunca). Starts in Vau beach (WM Coordinates) and ends in Espiunca beach.

Description: This is the most demanding section of the 2 commercially operated in the river Paiva. While not necessarily mandatory, participants should have done the section Espiunca-Travanca. Excitement is guaranteed.

Physical requirements: It is recommended that participants have an average physical condition.

Duration: 2 hours, depending on river flow.

Technical Level: Medium.

Period: November to May, depending on the year.

What to bring: Shoes for wet, Swimsuit, towel, sunscreen.

Security: All the action will be accompanied by experienced monitors.

Insurance: Participants will be covered by a personal accident insurance.

Number of participants: This rafting trip can only be operated with if a minimum of 8 participants.

-- Nómadas program (in Portuguese)

Class of Rapids on Trip: III - Rapids with high, irregular waves

Name of trip: Rio Paiva (Vau – Espiunca)

Type of trip: Intermediate

Duration of Trip: 1/2 day or less

Gear Provided: For a fee

Meal provided: No

Shuttle provided: Yes

Cost of trip per person: 60.00 (listed in local currency)

Is this trip family-friendly?: No

Address of meeting place:

Company's website: [Web Link]

Phone Number of Company: +351 96 504 42 02

Minimum Age Requirement: Not listed

Additional parking coordinates (if necessary): Not Listed

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