Welcome

to www.isarflossfahrt.de!

Enjoy an unforgettable raft trip on the river Isar with draft beer, typical Bavarian food and lots of fun!

  • Beatrix and her raft team have been organizing raft trips for more than 20 years!
  • We make your raft trip a highlight that every member of your group is guaranteed to enjoy!
  • Our experienced staff is ready to help you organize your personalized trip !

Available dates

Please mail inquiries for the raft season 2018 to info@isarflossfahrt.de

Prices

Our day trip from 8.30 a.m. until about 4.00 p.m. includes:

Beatrix and raftsman Tom
  • bus transfer including guide from Munich to Wolfratshausen
  • excellent brass band in traditional Bavarian "Lederhosn"
  • welcome drink (“Prosecco”)
  • draft beer and soft drinks on the raft
  • delicious Bavarian breakfast ("Leberkäs", cheese, pretzels and rolls) on the raft
  • typical Bavarian meal in a beautiful beer garden
  • beer stein as a souvenir
  • excellent service and lots of fun guaranteed with our Bavarian guides and musicians
  • service on the raft
  • tip for raftsmen

Price per person: € 149,00 (19 % VAT included)
Entire Raft Monday through Friday and Sunday: € 6.590,00 (19 % VAT not included)
Entire Raft Saturday: € 6.790,00 (19 % VAT not included)
Number of participants: maximum 55 Persons per raft
Season: May until 9.9.2018
Our raft trips take place every day. Whole rafts can be booked for up to 55 guests.

SPECIAL RAFT EVENTS FOR BIG GROUPS with multiple rafts should be planned at least 1–1 ½ years in advance.



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Picture Gallery

Some impressions:

Grillen auf dem Floß

Barbecue on the raft

Prost!

Cheers!

Beatrix and Team

Die Band

Raft band

Singender Gast

Guest

Beatrix Probst

Beatrix Probst

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Die Band

Music

Längste Floßrutsche Europas

Longest raft slide in Europe

Beatrix & Alois

Beatrix & Alois

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Beatrix und ihre Gäste

Beatrix and guests

Fun

Videos

Raft Video (mp4)

More Videos

Coming soon.

Team

Beatrix Probst

Beatrix Probst

 
Raft Team

Raft Team

 
Beatrix & Guests

Beatrix & Guests

 
Band

Band

 

FAQ

FAQ

You can reserve your log raft tour by phone or email. Both, reservation and booking must be made in written form. After you have signed our booking form, you will receive a confirmation and invoice.
The tours take place in any weather. If it is raining the raft will be changed into a floating beer tent and protected with a cover. Only if it is high water we must cancel the tour.
Yes there is also a Toilet on the raft.
The instructions of the rafter and his crew must be followed at all times. Dogs are not allowed on the raft. It is forbidden to push any participant on the raft trip into the water. Swimming is allowed with the explicit approval of the rafter only, as he knew about possible shallows.
We recommend to wear casual clothes an sturdy shoes during the raft trip. Please note that it is not allowed to take off your shoes while you are on the raft. Please bring along rainwear if required by the weather.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who takes responsibility for their actions. As a general rule children should only be taken on a raft trip if they are at least 8 years old. Children between 8 an12 years must wear a life jacket, which must be provided by the guests themselves.


Raft slide Mühltal, Baierbrunn, Maria-Einsiedel

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History

The first records of Isar-log rafting in Bavaria go back as far as the 12th century, when important towns like Munich (1158) and Landshut (1204) were founded. The rafts were predominantly a means to transport wood. Nowadays, log rafts are used for pleasure trips only.

The first records of log rafting in Bavaria go back as far as the 12th century, when important towns like Munich (1158) and Landshut (1204) were founded. The rafts were predominantly a means to transport wood. At the destination the logs of the rafts were sold. By and by, they were also used to transport goods, a welcome secondary income for farmers living nearby a river.
Later, in the 15th century, raftsmen got organized in larger companies, and rafting became a trade. This trend led to the emergence of the rafters’ guild, led by the so-called ‘Floßmeister’. There was a lively trade, especially from the south to the north, with the River Isar as Bavaria’s most important trade route. Rafts went as far as Vienna and Budapest. Even at that time, they transported not only goods, but also passengers.

Rafting reached another peak in the course of industrialisation, when it was highly profitable: in the mid-19th century, more than 8.000 rafts a year went down the Isar. The turning of the tide came towards the end of the 19th century. With the rise of new means of transport like steamers and railroads, rafting as a trade became obsolete. Nowadays, log rafts are used for pleasure trips only. In the 1930s, the Isar Canal was built, in order to make use of the water power. Three families remain that have the right to operate rafts on the Isar and the canal.
In the ‘Third Reich’, rafting was among the pastimes promoted by the government, but it abruptly ended when the war broke out. The Rafter’s Monument you will see at the end of the trip dates from that period. Since the power stations at Walchensee and Sylvenstein have been built, rafting on the upper Isar (south of Lenggries) is no longer possible. Today, raft trips start in Wolfratshausen and end in Thalkirchen, at the big landing area called ‘Floßlände’. Even today, being a rafter is a very responsible job. There still is a ‘Floßmeister’ who instructs the young on how to handle a raft. Therefore, the instructions of the rafter and his crew must be followed at all times. It is forbidden to push any participant of the raft trip into the water. Swimming is allowed with the explicit approval of the rafter only, as he knows about possible shallows.
Today, raft trips start in Wolfratshausen and end in "München Thalkirchen", at the big landing area called 'Floßlände' Thalkirchen. As soon as the raft casts off you can hear the famous call of the rafter 'O'zapft is' (barrel is broached). You can now experience typical Bavarian 'Gemütlichkeit', with draft beer and a typical Bavarian breakfast. The band starts to play, creating a breezy and relaxed atmosphere.

Contact / Legal Notice

Beatrix Probst
IPS München Isar Rafting
Beatrix Probst
Fasangartenstraße 89a
81549 München
Phone: 089 - 871 23 99
Fax: 089 - 87 13 97 44
Email: info@isarflossfahrt.de
www.isarflossfahrt.de

Umsatzsteuer Ident-Nr.: DE182777764
Legal form: Einzelunternehmen
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