Rafting Verdon, Canoe and Aqua Trekking. Watersports in the Verdon, a magnificent river surrounded by the biggest canyon in Europe.
Welcome to the Verdon Regional Natural Park.
All our activities are framed by Cyril, a state-certified professional guide and instructor who will provide you with all the security equipment needed.

Don’t wait to discover our activities

to live unforgettable adventures!

Our watersports activities are accessible to everyone, but some are more challenging than others (like canoeing or the water hiking full day). We are here to instruct you and direct you on which activities are more suitable for you.

We offer discounts on second activities and on groups larger than 6 persons.

You can see all pre-requisites by tapping on the button of each activity in our website.

Pre-requisite on all our activities: Being able to swim 50 meters (164 feet) and immerse under water.

For canoeing and rafting in the Verdon we will welcome you in the Castellane Artisanal Zone in the Grasse route. There is parking, beverages, showers, WC in our facilities. You can also see our photos before departing.

We will provide you with neoprene bodysuits, helmet and safety jacket.

You only have to bring a swimsuit and a pair of waterproof shoes suitable for hiking. If you do not have shoes, we can also provide them for you on location.

You are protected under our Civil Responsibility Contract of Allianz and the SNGP CKDA.

Our team

( State-certified professional guides )

Concerned about your comfort and offering you the best of white water sports, the team of VERDON XP & The Funny Helmets will always meet your expectations.

Cyril Laurent

Cyril Laurent

aka Kayakman

Your guide: Cyril Laurent finished his studies in geography in Seville in 1997, that same year he started his first season as a guide in the Verdon river. Simultaneously, he is also a professional musician (saxophonist) and video editor. Globetrotter for eternity, he knows the Verdon is one of the best places to live and enjoy in the summertime. He cares very much for the environment and for safety rules and he will make sure to guide you in a humble and friendly way while having lots of fun!

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We will provide you the best and most reliable equipment for both comfort and safety. So, let’s go!


VERDON XP & The Funny Helmets
00 33 (0)6 62 48 12 70

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