Enjoy Rafting in Norway
OSLO, Norway, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
The number of guests at Sjoa Rafting Centre in Norway has increased by almost 300
percent in the past 2 years and all indicators point to an increase this year as well.
This is not limited to locals, as many visitors from abroad have discovered rafting in
Sjoa [http://www.sjoaraftingsenter.no ].
The season started a few weeks ago and Sjoa Rafting Center has already received more
bookings than at the same time last year.
– All types of people and groups come to visit us, such as school classes, families,
groups of teenagers, and companies on team-building trips, says Kristin Fjeld at Sjoa
Norway’s oldest rafting company
Sjoa Rafting Center is Norway’s oldest rafting company, set up in 1984. The company
takes full advantage of the surrounding nature, especially the numerous rivers. The river
Sjoa is widely known as one of Europe’s best rivers for rafting.
– We have many different routes, with ranges of difficulty stretching from those
suitable for complete beginners, to some very challenging ones for the advanced, explains
Fjeld. – Anyone from children as young as five or six to 80-year-olds can participate. We
also get a lot of people visiting from abroad and we are excited to see that rafting in
Sjoa seems to have become well known outside of Europe as well.
Canyoning and river boarding
Aside from rafting, Sjoa Rafting Center offers a range of activities, fully utilising
the surrounding nature with its rivers and mountains. Two of the more unusual ones are
canyoning and river boarding.
– As an additional activity to rafting, many of our guests try fishing from Sjoa
Rafting Center’s private fishing spot or go hiking, says Fjeld. – In the evenings, our
guests often enjoy the outdoor barbeque or the view of the valley from our large terrace.
About Sjoa Rafting Center
Sjoa Rafting Center is situated off the main motorway E6, halfway between Oslo and
Trondheim, and can be easily reached by train or car. The company offers a pick-up service
from the railway station Otta. Sjoa Rafting Center provides accommodation, such as modern
lavvos, traditional cabins and offers spaces for camping. All the rafting
[http://www.sjoaraftingsenter.no/aktiviteter/rafting ] guides speak English and are
certified by the IRF (International Rafting Federation).
For further information, please contact: Sjoa Rafting Center [http://www.sjoaraftingsenter.no ] E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 00-47-476-60-680 http://www.sjoaraftingsenter.no
SOURCE Sjoa Rafting Center