The Gorges de l’Ardèche : 24 km – 1 day
Route to discover the Canyon of the Ardèche Gorges through the nature reserve, its heritage, its fauna and its flora.
Duration of the descent :
4h30 / 5h00 paddle time according to water level. The earlier you start, the more time you will have on the river to stop, swim, pick nick, amuse…
From Châmes to Sauze
Highlights of the 24 km descent :
Passage through the nature reserve of the Gorges de l’Ardèche, the rock of the Cathedral, the Cirque de la Madeleine, many rapids.
Starting point :
Base N° 1 in Vallon Pont d’Arc. A bus will take you to the starting point. Click here for a link on Google Maps.
A shuttle bus will take you to the starting point.
From 01/04 to 30/06 and from 01/09 to 10/10 : 8.30am, 9am and 9.30am, please be 30 minutes in advance for preparation.
From 01/07 to 31/08 : 7.30am, 8am, 8.30am, 9am and 9.30am, please be 30 minutes in advance for preparation.
Return times (with shuttle bus) :
After your descent, a shuttle bus will bring you back to the starting point.
Shuttle bus departures from Sauze : between 3.30pm and 5pm (more details on site 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.