– Intermediate course
Canoeing Verdon – “Carajuan Bridge” – Intermediate Course
The activity takes place on the Verdon river
Activity only possible on days when the dam upstream of the river is closed and in low season:
Information for the dam communicated by EDF the day before for the next day.
Know how to swim and be comfortable in the water
A good pair of sneakers – Mandatory
A swimsuit, Shorts
A bag for dry items
A bottle of water
A cord for glasses (2€ on site) or contact lenses
Full neopren wetsuit
Presentation of the activity Canoe Kayak Pont de Carajuan sur le Verdon.
This fun course is done with a closed dam and requires to be in good physical condition as well as in good health. This canoe kayak trip in the Verdon of about 1h30 which will take you to a magnificent area of the river. Where, perhaps, you will have the chance to see the dipper. A small bird from the Gorges which will follow you for a few meters before letting you continue on your way.
The course Carajuan is one of the most interesting canoe trips in the Gorges. On board an airboat (single or two-seater), called canoe kayak and accompanied by your guide, you will discover the Verdon Gorge from the most beautiful angle!
It is a course with a succession of small rapids and beautiful moments of break to be able to admire the Gorges. For the more heated, you can swim and even enjoy a little jump if you feel like it. Do not hesitate !
At Haute Provence Outdoor this route begins after the municipal campsite of Carajuan (10 min from our base). And finally ends just at the entrance to the famous Samson corridor, below Point Sublime, the gateway to the largest Grand Canyon in Europe .
And if you feel like exploring it, we advise you to take a look at our Rando-Aqua !
But like everything beautiful landscape is earned, at the end of the course, a last effort is necessary to carry your boat to the top of the stairs to join the bus that will take you back to the campsite.
As regards the more seasoned, this descent will allow you to make the most of the wonders that we have to offer the Verdon .
For the novice, get ready for some adrenaline rush, lots of discovery and fun.
Prepare your Canoe Kayak trip in the Gorges du Verdon
You must arrive 10 minutes before the time indicated in your confirmation e-mail. Located at our base right next to the Huttopia “Gorges du Verdon” campsite. Then, you will meet your instructor (guide). We have locker rooms for you to change and leave your belongings. However, you will have to leave your valuables in your vehicle. Once equipped, after a briefing and safety instructions , we will go directly to the edge of the river.
Presentation of the activity
Come and discover , in the most beautiful way, the most emblematic part of the Gorges du Verdon. By taking quieter passages and facing beautiful rapids, this descent will be both fresh and spectacular. Indeed, your guide ensures your safety. He gives advice on how to improve your technique and adapts the course to your level . A great activity, full of laughter, wonder and sport awaits you!!!
Finally, this 1h30 downhill activity will take you to the entrance of the famous Samson Corridor, offering a magnificent panoramic view of the Grand Canyon. Before returning, one last effort : carry your canoe to the mini-bus, and enjoy a breathtaking view. At the end, back at the campsite, you can collect your belongings and continue your day with beautiful memories in mind.
|"Carajuan Bridge"||12 years||be able to swim 25m||3:00||50€|