Maxi des Minis : 12 km – 1/2 day / 1 day
Discover the river without much effort for new sensations.
Duration of the descent :
2h30 / 3h00 paddle time according to water level. You can keep the canoes for the day and take time to stop to swim, pick nick, amuse… You choose your return time before starting.
From Les Mazes (near Vallon Pont d’Arc) to Châmes
Highlights of the Maxi des Minis Descent :
Three amusing canoe slides, the rapid of Le Charlemagne and the Pont d’Arc.
Starting point :
From 01/04 to 25/05 and from 01/09 to 10/10 : Base N° 1 in Vallon Pont d’Arc. A bus will bring you to the starting point. Une navette vous amène au point de départ. Click here for a link on Google Maps.
From 26/05 to 31/08 : Base N°2 LES MAZES near Vallon Pont d’Arc. Click here for a link on Google Maps.
Starting time :
From 01/04 to 25/05 and from 01/09 to 10/10 : Departure bus from Base N° 1 at 10am, 11am et 1.30pm, please be 30 minutes in advance for preparation.
From 26/05 to 31/08 : Rendez-vous at Base N° 2 in Les Mazes between 9am and 2pm (last departure)
Return time (with shuttle) :
After your descent, a shuttle bus will bring you back to the starting point.
From 01/04 to 25/05 and from 01/09 to 10/10 : 2pm, 3pm, 4pm and 5pm (subject to availabililty), return time to be defined before starting.
From 26/05 to 31/08 : 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm and 6pm (subject to availabililty), return time to be defined before starting.
The return times are indicative and depend on the arrival of our customers, traffic on the road and any unforeseen situations. On busy days, additional waiting time must be taken into account.
Do not forget to take : water, pick nick, sun cream, shoes attached to the feet (sport shoes, sandals, water shoes…), string for your glasses, plastic bag to put your things in. Click here for more practical information.
Our containers are watertight, nevertheless, we can not garantuee the watertightness, this will depend on how its user closes the container.
Other descents :
- L’Estivale : 5 km
- Mini Descent : 7 km
- Les Gorges de l’Ardèche : 24 km
- Les Gorges de l’Ardèche : 31 km
- Descente in 2 days : 31 km with bivouac
- L’Aventure in 2 days : 36 km with bivouac
- Pack Eau Vive 1 : 7 + 24 km in 2 days (without accomodation)
- Pack Eau Vive 2 : 12 + 24 km in 2 days (without accomodation)