Rafting activity in the Gorges du Verdon

RAFTING

From Castellane to Point Sublime, rafting is the ideal and sensational activity to enjoy the Gorges du Verdon from the most beautiful angle!

Discovery of Rafting in the Gorges du Verdon

Departing from Castellane , come and discover the Gorges du Verdon by rafting, an ideal and essential activity for lovers of thrills and whitewater descents! Take full advantage of an exceptional playground with a breathtaking panorama!

Boarding for a rafting descent in the Verdon

Enjoy a superb rafting descent on the Verdon river from Castellane , in the Gorges du Verdon. Embark on a moment you will remember!

Whether with family, alone or in group , for your Bachelorette Party (Bachelor Party) and Bachelor Party (Bachelor Party) , come and learn about the joys of whitewater sports with different routes suitable for all !

If you also dream of adventure and sensations strong , board one of our rafts and dive into the rapids of the Verdon and his stormy waters . Accompanied by our professional guides , discover , from the river of the sublime Gorges du Verdon to the entrance of the Grand Canyon !

Treat yourself to a breathtaking and striking view and fill up with memories.

Live the experience different Gorges du Verdon: thrills guaranteed!

If sharing your boat scares you, take the controls and go learn canoeing on the Verdon with our discovery tour.

Advantages of rafting to discover the Verdon

Rafting is a ultra fun aquatic activity ! Between leisure and sport, opt for both thanks to this inflatable boat unsinkable . To approach the descent in full security , trust our teams of experienced instructors and professionals. Face the torrents, hurtle down the rapids of the Verdon and discover many surprises during your descents in white water!

But rafting is also the pleasant feeling to let yourself be carried along the water in order to discover the splendor of the Gorges du Verdon site.

Rafting in the Verdon with Haute Provence Outdoor

Do rafting in the Verdon with Haute Provence Outdoor , it is the alliance of fun , of sport and professionalism put at the service of discovery, good humor and conviviality, all at 10 minutes barely Castellane !

FAQ – Rafting Verdon

1 – What is rafting in the Verdon?

Rafting is a river descent aboard a raft and accompanied by a guide. The raft is a 9-seater boat including 1 for your guide. The descent of the Verdon by raft allows you to visit the Gorges in groups of eight. You will have the chance to visit the Great Gorges or the Grand Canyon through rapids or quieter passages that will allow you to admire the landscape.

2 – Is rafting in the Verdon accessible to children?

Indeed, rafting is an activity accessible for children from 6 years old on the discovery course and from 12 years old for the Point Sublime course.

3 – How long does rafting in the Verdon last?

On average it takes 3 hours of activity including 1h30 of descent of the Verdon and 1h30 of preparation. Indeed, you will put on your wetsuits, listen to your guide’s briefing and take the road to get to the start and finish of your activity.

4 – When can I go rafting in the Verdon?

The rafting activity is specific. Indeed, it depends on the dam openings. Especially in July and August, the dates are precise, the rafting outings take place on Tuesday and/or Friday. On the other hand, in low season, it is different. Dam openings may be more frequent. Because of this, you can practice rafting more often. However, let us remember one thing. Rafting is mainly influenced by two elements: the weather and EDF.

  • Descente rafting sport sur le verdon

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Group rafting on the verdon

Get ready to face rapids, slaloms and be amazed by breathtaking landscapes ! Rafting in the Verdon, an essential activity in Castellane.

Our professional guides will be able to adapt according to your desires and our different routes will meet all your expectations.

Take a seat aboard our boats. They are unsinkable . Treat yourself to a truly unforgettable moment. Our rafts, in fact, can accommodate up to 8 people . These are ideal for the descent of the Gorges du Verdon. Plus, they’re just waiting for you. So what are you waiting for? Motivate your friends now. Don’t forget your family . And even your colleagues . The idea is to jump into the water all together. And rest assured, it will be done safely! Indeed, thanks to our state-of-the-art equipment , be serene. Have peace of mind. Finally, make the most of your experience. Discover the Gorges du Verdon by rafting .

WHY CHOOSE HPO

  • Of clean combinations , washed after each outing with natural products.
  • Transport support from the campsite.
  • Experienced and entertaining guides to accompany you and who share their knowledge of the Verdon region with you.
  • Benefit from all the amenities of a Huttopia **** campsite (toilets, wifi, snack bar, restaurant, etc.).
  • Courses adapted to all levels to discover the Gorges du Verdon and the Grand Canyon!
  • Surprises throughout the rafting descent in the Gorges du Verdon.

Good to know

Rafting in the Verdon depends on the opening of the EDF dam upstream of Castellane and the water level in the lakes of the Verdon upstream .

In July and August , exits are only possible on tuesday and fridays .
For the months of May , June and September , we only know 24 hours in advance if the dam is open.

If the dam is closed on the day of your reservation, you will have the option of postponing the activity , or going on a water hike .

And if you don’t want to depend on the dam, you can always come and challenge yourself in one of our canyons and why not the Gours du Ray ?

Our courses

Discovery courses - Rafting sur le Verdon

Rafting Verdon – Discovery – Family course

Age Requirement
6
Prerequisites
To swim 25 m
Duration
3:00
Price
50€
Booking Link
https://haute-provence-outdoor.com/article/niveau-du-verdon-et-activites-deau-vive-comprendre-le-role-des-barrages/

Rafting Verdon – Sun Bridge – Intermediate Course

Age Requirement
8
Prerequisites
To swim 25 m
Duration
3:30
Price
60€
Booking Link
Rafting Verdon - Point Sublime - Sporting Course

Rafting Verdon – Point Sublime – Sporting Course

Age Requirement
12
Prerequisites
To swim 25m
Duration
3:30
Price
60€
Booking Link
Full course on the verdon

Rafting Verdon – Le Pont de Taloire – Semi-integral course

Age Requirement
12
Prerequisites
To swim 25 m
Duration
4:00
Price
70€
Booking Link

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