Aventure Canoës welcomes you to the trip in “ Les Gorges de l’Ardèche “ by canoe or kayak. This classified site protected “ reserve naturelle “ accessible only by canoe or on foot offers the visitor an unforgettable spectacle of beauty ...
After the "Pont d'Arc", majestic natural arch 60 meters high, Ardeche engages in deep gorges lined with cliffs up to 300 meters in height and shape of the meanders interspersed with numerous rapids. These are 32 km of wilderness to discover in water: Castor, boar, badger, Bonelli and many other animals share this protected area.
The trip of "Les Gorges de l'Ardèche" in canoes kayaks. Trip of the Ardèche, descente de l'Ardeche, descente en canoe.
These trips are open to all, do not present great difficulties, simply knowing how to swim and have more than 7 years.
Easter to end of September, we organize trips in canoes or kayaks 8 km, 13 km, 24 km or 32 km, a half day, 1 day, 2 days or more with bivouacs. Provide cold meals and barbecues (BBQs available in two bivouac areas) and drinks, a sleeping bag and a small tent if you spend the night in the gorge. Camping and barbecues are allowed on the bivouac areas but alcohol is prohibited since 2010!
In summer, the best place for canoeing or kayaking is shorts or swimsuit and water shoes holding up well. Don 't forget to leave the sunscreen. Off season: wool sweater, windbreaker, tennis shoes or sneakers, suit and neoprene booties. Provide cord bezel. A cap is not too especially for children.
Allow 1 bottle of water per person minimum for the descent of the Ardèche. Possibility to get water on two areas bivouacs.
1 / Mini trip: Golf 8km. From our dock canoe or kayak and reached Châmes 1h30mn lowest passing under the Pont d'Arc. Course with some quick without much difficulty. We fix your back when you leave (without time restrictions). Check maximum 16h and 17h full season. You can swim throughout the descent.
2 / The max-mini trip: Golf 13km. We take you to start minibus located 5km upstream of our pier and arrival Châmes 8km downstream of our pier. The first part is quiet but fast and convenient to learn your craft. Slides adapted for canoes and kayaks for the passage of the dikes. The second part is the mini downhill. People who are not reassured can stop our pier. A departure is at 10:30 with arrival at 15:00 and a minimum starting at 13:30, arriving at 18:00. You can swim throughout the descent (the return may be shifted). Plan to arrive 15 minutes before departure.
3/24 km: Departure from our pier between 8:30 and 9:30 am by minibus up to Châmes. Here you settle into your canoe or kayak for 5 hours of navigation "Gorges de l'Ardèche". You go through all this beautiful nature reserve. The arrival is scheduled to Sauze 16h/17h.
4/32 KM: Departure from our pier in canoes or kayaks. These are the mini downhill and 24 km combined. It takes 7 hours canoes or kayaks around for the descent. Physically the most challenging of all descents. So good physical condition required! We must start between 8:00 and 8:30. Passing under the Pont d'Arc and through the nature reserve. Arrive to Sauze 16h/17h.
5/32 KM "formule bivouac" in 2 days: Departure from our pier between 10:00 and 12:00 with your canoes or kayaks. Stop at bivouacs Gaud Gournier or to spend the night. Toilets and showers are at your disposal. There are also barbecues and charcoal. You must bring your own camping equipment, sleeping and your food. Reservation of seats in union management Ardèche Gorges. Possibility to reserve seats in marabout (collective attempts to 20 people), to do with the central reservation bivouacs 04 75 88 00 41 or www.gorgesdelardeche.fr
6/32 KM "formule trekking" in 2 days: Departure from our jetty around 10:00. Stop in the middle of the Gorges de l'Ardèche. Back up to the foot of a beautiful little path (a bit steep!) Half an hour. From there, we will take you to a site "on farm" booked through our system, where you will settle for the night. Barbecues at your disposal, swimming pool, snack bar and grocery store. We take care of delivering your tents, sleeping business, food and drink at the campsite. The next day, after getting your canoes or kayaks, you perform the following descent.
7/32 KM "no overnight camping" in 2 days: Departure from our pier in canoes or kayaks Châmes stopping at the first day and on the descent the next day or vice versa. No camping in the gorge. Accommodation arranged and booked by you in advance for camping, lodging or hotel. The shuttle van to take you to different points are included.
Camping "Le Chauvieux" ( 04 75 88 05 37) Salavas and "camping municipal" ( 04 75 88 04 73) are ideally placed next to our pier.
The times given do not include your breaks and vary depending on the physical condition of the person and the water level.
Services Aventure canoes:
A rental canoes and kayaks fully equipped (vests, paddles and waterproof containers) with return by minibus to the starting point.
- A coaching by qualified instructors (on request).
- A free introduction to canoeing.
- Free parking on our pier.
- Rental combinations neoprene.
Our beautiful pier is private (for customers Adventure Canoes), shaded, along the Ardeche, it has a sandy beach. Picnic or pleasant time spent under the acacias before or after a trip of the Ardèche.
Aventure canoes and Groups
For your seminars and business trips, school trips, workshops, camps, club outings, associations, or friends, we offer the best rates for groups with a timetable for reductions interesting.
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Location canoë kayak
B.P. 27 - Place Allende Neruda
07150 Vallon Pont d'Arc
Tel: (33) 04 75 37 18 14