Canoe

Gorges de l’Ardeche - 8km

Go with the flow…

22,00 € per person

Difficulty:

Required age : 7+, in good health and able to swim

Duration : 2 hrs

Around 1.5 hrs of paddling, but you can keep the boat until 4pm to allow time for swimming, picnicking, visiting the beaches and generally having fun.

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Gorges de l’Ardeche - 8km

Go with the flow…

A fun 8km trip between VALLON PONT D'ARC and CHAMES, which offers a great introduction to canoeing. You’ll navigate 6 rapids including the famous Charlemagne rapid, not forgetting the passage through the beautiful natural arch of the Pont d'Arc.

Canoë à Vallon Pont d'Arc en Ardèche
Sortie canoë sous le Pont d'Arc, à proximité de la grotte Chauvet
Sortie canoë sur l'Ardèche avec GEO

Coming to VALLON on the D579 from Ruoms: at the roundabout with the distillery on the left, take the first exit signed ‘Autres directions’ on the D290. Pass in front of the football stadium (on your right). Go straight over the next roundabout, we are the 1st canoeing base on the right after the roundabout.

GPS coordinates BASE N°1: 44° 23' 57.72'' N & 4° 23' 22.29'' E

The price includes

  • Rental of boat, paddle, life jacket, waterproof container and transfer back to the start
  • Children 7-12 yrs 16€
  • Adult (12+ yrs) 22€
  • OPTIONAL: Descent with a qualified instructor – contact us for more details

  • Season: April - October
  • To bring: clothing appropriate for the season, plastic shoes or trainers, (pebbles are painful underfoot), sun protection, sunglasses (and something to attach them with), hat, water (plastic bottle).
  • Not included: travel to site and supervision (optional - contact us for details).
  • Departures out of season: Non-stop from 08:00 to 12:00 and from 13:00 to 5:00, Base n° 1 at Vallon Pont d´Arc.
  • Departures in July & August: Non-stop from 07:30 to 16:00 - Base n° 1 at Vallon Pont d´Arc.

 

Highlights of the Mini-Descent: the Charlemagne rapids and the arch of the Pont d’Arc