Gorges de l’Ardèche 1 24 km1 day

Discovery of the Gorges de l’Ardèche through the nature reserve.

24 km
1 day
On your course
  • Nature reserve of the Gorges de l'Ardèche
  • The Cathédrale rock
  • The Cirque de la Madeleine
  • Numerous rapids

Duration of the descent

  • 4h30 / 5h00 of paddling depending on the water level and your experience. The earlier you start, the more time you will have to make stops, pick nick, swim, discover…


  • From Châmes to Sauze

Highlights of the descent

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

Starting point

  • A bus will bring you to the starting point, meet 30 minutes before to prepare.
Starting times Starting point N° 1
Vallon Pont d’Arc
7.30am – 9.30am 8.30am – 9.30am
From 30/03 to 30/06
From 01/09 to 30/09
From 01/07 to 31/08

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

  • Starting point N° 1 : Meet 30 minutes before to prepare.
  • 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

Gorges de l’Ardèche 11 day – 24 km
Internet Off season High season
1 to 9 adults 36 € 38 € 40 €
10 to 19 adults 33 € 35 € 38 €
+ 20 adults 30 € 33 € 36 €
Children from 7 to 12 years old
2nd place
23 € 23 € 23 €
Children from 7 to 12 years old
3rd place
23 € 23 € 23 €


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

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.

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