Our activity Rafting Verdon Gorges
The Rafting Verdon Gorges is accompanied by a qualified guide. He will equip you, give you the necessary instructions, steer the boat and ensure your safety throughout the activity.
Rafting is an inflatable boat that can carry 6 to 8 people. You will have several breaks along the way to take part in some water activities (swimming, jumping…)
An ideal water sport to discover the Gorges du Verdon with family or friends. Sporty or contemplative descents, the choice is yours!
Many courses are available (1.30 hours, 2.30 hours, 3.30 hours and full-day)
Meeting is at our base on ZA route de Grasse 04120, Castellane.
Castellane-Pont de Soleils
• 2h30 – 55€/pers
The great Classic and the family course par excellence! We leave from Castellane to arrive shortly after the bridge of Soleils. About 14 km of river. An evolutionary course which remains sporting in canoe but completely accessible in rafting. A panel of impressive landscapes and some rapids for the adrenalin.
• 1h30 – 45€/pers
The same course but we stop shortly after the rapid of the door St Jean visible since the road. About 8 km of river. Attention, in July-August, this course is done only in the beginning of afternoon the days of water.
• 2h30 – 60€/pers
The most picturesque of all courses since it allows to capture the first kilometers of the Verdon Canyon.
Attention, once you have arrived to the destination, by the viewpoint of Samson, you have to carry the vessel to the parking lot over an area with some altitude, therefore some level of strength is needed for this activity.
• 3h30 – 65€/pers
A full course that allows you to discover the magnificent Verdon Canyon. Arrival is the same as the former courses and it is also necessary to carry the vessel at the end. NOT IN JULY AND AUGUST.
• Full Day – 70€/pers
The same unabridged course with a midday rest. Your lunch will be packed waterproof and you will be able to pack any other accessories. NOT IN JULY AND AUGUST.
• Half Day – 55€/pers
• Full Day – 70€/pers
In the spring, when the water level allows it, we also navigate on the wonderful courses of the Haut Verdon. After 1 hour of transport from Castellane, we arrive in the wonderful alpine scenery of the Haut Verdon. An exceptional environment which has nothing to envy to the Middle Verdon. Do not hesitate to contact us to take advantage of this tailor-made outing. It is rare to be able to practice these routes after the end of June.
organization of the rafting verdon gorges
After getting your equipment at the base, our driver will take you to the starting point and pick you up as well.
Before embarking, the guide will teach you how to secure yourself and use your paddle. The guide will coordinate handling your equipment while the descent. The guide will also show you the security measures.
Rafting verdon gorges and the environment
We will always avoid contact with the bottom of the river and will minimize our impact to the environment. During navigation, no problem, there will be no impact on the environment.
Attention, we are located in the geological reserve of High Provence, it is prohibited to take fossils from rocks!