The descent in 2 days 31 km2 daysWith bivouac

The descent of the Gorges de l’Ardèche at your own pace with overnight stay at the bivouac of Gaud or Gournier.

Vallon Pont d'Arc
31 km
2 jour
Sur votre parcours
  • Le rapide Charlemagne
  • Site classé du Pont d'Arc
  • La réserve naturelle des Gorges de l’Ardèche
  • Le rocher de la Cathédrale
  • Le Cirque de la Madeleine
  • Nombreux rapides

Duration of the descent

  • 5h30 / 6h30 of paddling depending on the water level and your experience, spread over 2 days, with bivouac (not included in the rate).
    For the descents in 2 days, you will have to book your places on the bivouac, see at the bottom of this page.


  • From Vallon Pont d’Arc to Sauze

Highlights of the descent

  • Passage of Le Charlemagne, the Pont d’Arc, the nature reserve of the Gorges de l’Ardèche, the Cathédrale rock, the Cirque de la Madeleine, numerous rapids.

Starting point

Starting times
non stop
Starting point N° 1
Vallon Pont d’Arc
8.30am – 4pm
From 30/03 to 30/09

The return

Return times After your descent, a bus will bring you back to the starting point.
Departure bus from Sauze : between 3.30pm and 5pm (depending on the season, more information before you start).

Please note

  • Return times are indicative and depend on the arrival of our customers, traffic on the road and any unforeseen situations. On busy days, extra waiting time should be expected.

The rates

Descent in 2 days2 days – 31 km
Internet Off season High season
1 to 9 adults 60 € 62 € 64 €
10 to 19 adults 57 € 59 € 61 €
+ 20 adults 54 € 57 € 59 €
Children from 7 to 12 years old
2nd place
42 € 42 € 42 €
Children from 7 to 12 years old
3rd place
42 € 42 € 42 €

Book your descent

Descent(s) not available on this date or for the number of people

Book your bivouac

For the descents in 2 days, you will have to book your places on the bivouac.

First book your bivouac, then book your descent online.

Please remind to take on your descent

Water, pick nick, sun cream (organic), shoes attached to the feet (sandals, water shoes, sport shoes…), strings for sun glasses, plastic bag to put your belongings in. Click here for more practical information.

Our barrels are watertight, nevertheless, we can not garantee the watertightness because this depends on how the barrel is closed by its user.

For your questions, please check our FAQ page.

The descent in 2 days

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Les rapides

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