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For a first experience in canoe trip through the Ardèche River gorges, or if you are accompanied by children, we advise you to try the mini-descent of 8 km that you will make in about 2 hours, or the descent of 13 km in 3 hours of navigation, with toboggan, picnic, swimming and crossing under the Pont d’Arc.

Map
Mini
1/2 day / 1h30
8 km
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available
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Descent map 8 km
The descent

Descent particularly suitable for an initiation or if you go with young children.
Playful descent with crossing small rapids and passage under the famous Pont d'Arc.

You can keep the canoe for 2, 3 or 4 hours and enjoy the time for bathing, tanning and picnicking.

Rates
Adults Children
(7 to 14 years old)
3rd place
(7 to 10 years old)
Groups
(9 to 20 people)
Groups
(21 people and +)
Internet 21 € 15 € 10 € 19 € 17 €
On spot - - 10 € 19 € 17 €
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Duration

2 to 4 hours on the water

Paddle time
Difficulty

1/5

Schedule

Departure times:
8:00 am to 4:00 pm continuously

Return hours:
Every full hour until 6:00 pm

Map
Maxi mini
Canoe 1/2 day / 2h30
13 km
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available
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Descent map 13 km
The descent

This descent allows you to discover the beginnings of the Ardèche River Gorges canyon.
Descente very appreciated by all thanks to its flexibility in the organization of your day. Over the first 5 km you will cross the famous toboggans appreciated by everyone, passage under the Pont d'Arc, time for bathing and picnicking.

Rates
Adults Children
(7 to 14 years old)
3rd place
(7 to 10 years old)
Groups
(9 to 20 people)
Groups
(21 people and +)
Internet 29 € 17 € 10 € 27 € 25 €
On spot 32 € 19 € 10 € 27 € 25 €
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Duration

4 to 6 hours on the water

Paddle time
Difficulty

2/5

Schedule

Departure times:
9:00 am to 1:00 pm every full hour

Return hours:
Every full hour until 6:00 pm

Booking conditions

Be over 7 years old and know how to swim, unless you are accompanied by a qualified instructor.
10% discount for students, soldiers, firemen, clubs and Gîtes de France guests.

Our canoe rental services include

  • Reception in French, English, German, Dutch and Italian.
  • Accompagnement et explications : description du plan de la descente avec les différents rapides.
  • If desired, basic canoeing techniques teaching.
  • Car park and fenced space for motor bikes.
  • Transfert à la base de départ en minibus.
  • Access to private beaches.
  • Sanitation and hot showers.
  • A cold drink dispenser at the reception.

Meeting point

Meeting point on the nautical base of our partner: AIGUE VIVE – Route des Gorges – 07150 Vallon Pont d’Arc

Groups

Shuttle buses from 15 people

Leave your vehicle at Sauze jetty (Saint Martin d’Ardèche), arrival point of your descent.
We runs shuttle buses to Vallon Pont d’Arc to the starting point of your descent. Then you can pick it up directly when you arrive in Sauze at the end of your canoe trip.
Solely for groups over 15 people.
Reservation beforehand.

Weekends

Océanide Canoë can organize bonding weekends (as we have done for Polytech Grenoble) and mini-raids (Défimmo 2008). Ask us for further details

Our water sports base is registered with the French Direction Départementale de la Jeunesse et des Sports as an APS (Physical and Sporting Activities) establishment.