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Canoe – Kayak

Ardèche Gorges nature reserve

Description 

We organize the descent of the Ardèche in a canoe. Come to the reception to make an inscription and we will explain you how it works.

Our colleagues come to pick you up in front of the reception; they bring the lifejackets and thewaterproofed containers with them. They will bring you to your canoe and after the descent they bring you back to our campsite.

Several options
Mini trip

This trip allows you to pass the natural Pont-d’Arc arch while letting you spend some quality time along the river.

  • Start: Vallon Pont-d’Arc
  • End: Chame (stop 4)
  • Distance: 7 km
  • Approximate duration: 2h (excluding breaks)
Family trip

Having three slides and allowing you to pass the natural Pont-d’Arc arch, this one is a safe bet to have fun with your family.

  • Start: Les Mazes
  • End: Chame (stop 4)
  • Distance: 13 km
  • Approximate duration: 3h (excluding breaks)
Nature reserve trip

Starting just after the natural Pont-d’Arc arch, this trip will allow you to discover the Gorges de l’Ardèche nature reserve.

  • Start: Chame (stop 4)
  • End: Sauze
  • Distance: 24 km
  • Approximate duration: 5-6h (excluding breaks)
Sportive trip

Having three slides and allowing you to pass the natural Pont-d’Arc arch and to discover the Gorges de l’Ardèche nature reserve.

  • Start: Vallon
  • End: Sauze
  • Distance: 32 km
  • Approximate duration: 6-7h (excluding breaks)
2 days sportive trip

The sportive trip can also be done over 2 days. You will pass the night on one of the two bivouacs “Gaud” or “Gournier” where you will find toilets, showers, and shared barbecues.

  • Start: Vallon
  • End: Sauze
  • Distance: 32 km
  • Approximate duration: 2 jours

Bivouacs tickets to be bought from the central booking platform: Tel. +33 4 75 88 00 41 / www.gorgesdelardeche.fr

Conditions

  • Minimum 7 years old
  • Be able to swim 25m

Equipement to provide

  • Water
  • Food
  • Closed shoes
  • Cap
  • Tee-shirt
  • Sun cream
  • Sunglasses