Canoe-kayak – Le Pont de Taloire – Full course

Canoe-kayak Verdon – «Pont de Taloire»
– Full course

Détails de l’activité

Canoe-kayak Verdon – «Pont de Taloire» – Full course

Informations :

From 16 years old

The activity takes place on the Verdon river

Activity available only on days, when the dam upstream of the river is open:

July / August: Tuesday – Friday

Rest of the year: Information communicated by EDF the day before :

Requirements :

This course is accessible to people who have already practiced canoeing on the Verdon with us.

Be in good physical condition and not suffer from any medical contraindication to the practice of sport.

Know how to swim and be comfortable in the water

Equipment needed:

A good pair of sneakers – Required
A swimsuit, Shorts
A towel
A bag for dry items
A water bottle

A cord for glasses (1 € on site) or lenses

We provide:

Full neopren wetsuit
Safety equipment

Canoe Kayak activity presentation :

Physical course, aimed at an audience in good physical condition and in good health.

Throw yourself in the water, with Haute Provence Outdoor, on this beautiful 15 kilometers long sporty descent, or about 4:00 hours of accompanied aquatic activity.

With this more technical canoe course, you will discover the most beautiful navigable part of the Verdon, between Castellane and the town of Rougon at the entrance of the Grand Canyon.

A succession of beautiful tumults and breathtaking landscapes will make this course a unique and unforgettable moment !

The “Pont de Taloire” course is surely the most complete in the Gorges du Verdon.

The finish is at the beginning of the famous Couloir Samson the start of the Great Canyon, below the Point Sublime.

This course is reserved for the most experienced (exp in rafting or canoe necessary) white water are more powerful with passages of class 3+, it remains accessible with family or friends and is great for building team spirit ! Consider this one for your bachelor and bachelorette parties !

At the end of the course, a last effort is necessary to carry the boat with the guide, in order to join the bus.

Prepare your Canoe Kayaktrip in the Gorges du Verdon

We will meet you at our base located just next to the Huttopia “Gorges du Verdon” campsite 10 minutes before the time indicated in your confirmation email. There you will meet your instructor (guide). We have changing rooms at your disposal to change and leave your belongings, we recommend that you leave your valuables in your vehicle or at your location. Your guide will give you your equipment, once equipped, you will take a seat in our mini-bus to get to the start of the route (Taloire). On site, a briefing on the progress of the activity and safety instructions will be provided.

Presentation of the activity

You will discover by canoe, the most emblematic part of the Verdon Gorges, in the most beautiful way: quieter passages will allow you to enjoy the breathtaking panorama while sections with rapids will make the descent more sporty and fun Your instructor is there for your safety, giving you instructions throughout the descent and adapting the route so that you get the most out of it. On the program,laughter and spectacular landscapes await you !


After about 2 hours of descent, you will arrive at the entrance to the famous Samson corridor, just below Point Sublime. The Grand Canyon stands in front of you: enjoy the grandiose panorama ! Before you go back: you will need to carry your canoe to the mini-bus, where you will again be rewarded with a breathtaking view. We will then take you back to the campsite where you can collect your belongings, before resuming your day !


  Age requis Prérequis Durée Prix
«Pont de Taloire» 16 to swim 25 m 4:00 75€


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Access map

rafting or canoeing map of the taloire bridge