L’Aventure canoe / kayak 36 km2 daysBivouac

For the adventurers ! With overnight stay on the bivouac of Gaud or Gournier.

36 km
2 jours
Sur votre parcours
  • Toboggans à canoë
  • 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

  • 7h00 / 8h00 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 Les Mazes to Sauze

Highlights of the descent

  • Passage of the famous canoe slides, the rapid 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
of the shuttle
Starting point N° 1
Vallon Pont d’Arc
9am 10am 11am 1.30pm
From 30/03 to 06/05
From 15/09 to 30/09

A bus will take you to the starting point.

Starting times
non stop
Starting point N° 2
Les Mazes
8am – 1.30pm 9am – 1.30pm
From 07/05 to 30/06
From 01/09 to 14/09
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

  • 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

L’Aventure2 days – 36 km
Internet Off season High season
1 to 9 adults 62 € 65 € 67 €
10 to 19 adults 59 € 62 € 64 €
+ 20 adults 56 € 58 € 61 €
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.


Les toboggans
Les rapides

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