White water Rafting in Cantabria

This is the most popular half day descend in Alto Ebro River.


The activity will be placed in Bustasur or Arroyo (Cantabria) and it will be consisting in a 2 hours of exhilarating white water on the Alto Ebro river. The town of Bustasur or Arroyo is only 50 minutes drive away from Santander and one hour from Santillana del Mar. 

This descent is unique at the Cantabria environment because of river features.

At the beginning your instructor will give you a briefing on safety and Rafting techniques. Once it will be clear, will begin the descent. It will be done by you and your instructor, who will guide the boat and will be with you all time at the Rafting boat. He will give you instructions, which you must follow in order to paddle correctly and pick up speed the boat.

Once the activity begins, you will enjoy rapids, currents, dips, jumps, capsizes and, overall, lot of fun.

While we are descending, we also learn about native flora and fauna. So, we will spend a great time in a beautiful environment.


  • Minimum age: 12 years in spring season - 6 years in summer time.
  • Juniors must be accompanied of an adult
  • All participants must know how to swim
  • Before your booking, please inform to the centre if you are exceptionally tall or overweight, or if you have any medical conditions, disabilities which affect your ability to partake in the activity
  • Weather conditions can be affecting this activity. 

Other activities available close to Santander:


Place: Cantabria >> Santillana del Mar

Duration: 2 hours



This activity is available from  June to September

Usually this activity has 2 runs a day:

  • Morning at 11am
  • Afternoon at 3pm

Let us know your preferences. Your descend will be confirmed under request

Required people: 4 pax - large groups can be handled

It's included:

  • All the equipment required for the activity (neoprene, vest, helmet...)
  • River guide
  • RC and accident insurance

It's not included:

  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Your own transport to get to the facilities
  • Sun's lotion

Important know how to swim for this activity.

How to get there?

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