VERDON RIVER ADVENTURE TRIP
Verdon river adventure trip
Experience canoeing, aqua hike, packrafting and canyoning in the Gorges du Verdon! Do you dream of discovering the Gorges du Verdon on water? This dream is now possible: Verdon Voyages set up a trip to explore the region in an unforgettable way. Book online and don’t hesitate to contact us using the “chat” (bottom right of your screen).
Consult here the most frequently asked questions about the Aquatic Descent of the Gorges du Verdon.
Enjoy an unforgettable experience in the Gorges du Verdon! Discover our activities with your family or friends! The order of activities may vary, but you will receive full details in your roadbook before departure. Get ready for an exceptional adventure in the heart of this magnificent setting.
DAY 1 – ARRIVAL
Make yourself comfortable and take the opportunity to explore the surrounding area. Contemplate the magnificent landscape around you and admire the breathtaking scenery. Enjoy an early evening meal in the lodge and relax to get ready for the coming adventures.
DAY 2 – CANOEING
Head to Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, one of France’s most beautiful villages, for a day of canoeing in complete freedom. Enjoy the opportunity to canoe on your own and explore the breathtaking scenery of the various lakes of the Verdon, including Lac de Sainte-Croix, as well as the fascinating Grand Canyon. Take your time and discover these wonders at your own pace.
DAY 3 – AQUA HIKE
Put on your wetsuits and helmets and head off into a wild canyon. The aquatic trek allows you to walk, jump (optional) and swim to the rhythm of the river. A thrilling activity in which you’ll be accompanied by a state-certified guide who’ll look after your safety and help you discover the wonders of this unique natural environment. The activity lasts half a day, allowing you to make the most of the experience. This activity is classified as easy, making it accessible to a wide range of people.
DAY 4 – CANYONING
Equipped with the necessary equipment, you will enjoy abseiling, swimming in the natural pools and, if you wish, some exciting jumps. Your canyoning guide will accompany you through the emerald waters of the Baou. Get ready to experience thrills and create unforgettable memories in this exceptional natural setting.
DAY 5 – PACKRAFTING
Discover the Verdon on a hike along a mountain trail, then descend the gorges in a two-seater expedition canoe. During this activity, you’ll have the chance to discover an enchanting area. Explore breathtaking landscapes and unspoilt corners in the heart of a majestic environment.
Please note that one person out of two will have to carry 1 x 8kg Packraft bag.
DAY 6 – DEPARTURE
Your adventure is coming to an end. Enjoy a final breakfast in your lodge before hitting the road again. If you have the time and wish to, use the rest of the day to explore the surrounding area, including the charming village of Moustiers-Ste-Marie, renowned for its beauty and picturesque character. Soak up the local atmosphere, visit its sightseeing spots and discover its hidden treasures.
Duration: 6 days
Difficulty: Moderate, from 10 years old
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OTHER STAYS IDEAS
Rafting, packraft/aquatic hiking, floating and canoeing: vary the activities on water to descend the Gorges du Verdon in an exceptional natural setting and a sporty atmosphere!
Follow our roadbook independently to descend the emerald green waters of the Gorges du Verdon by canoe in a preserved natural setting and a family atmosphere!
Spend 5 days hiking through the Gorges du the Verdon with their incredible emerald green color...... Take a trek through its spectacular canyons and the exceptional reliefs of the Regional Natural Park.