Rafting – Pont de Soleil – Intermediate Course

Rafting Verdon – “Pont de Soleil” – Intermediate Course

Rafting Verdon à Castellane - Pont de Soleil

Détails de l’activité

Rafting Verdon – “Pont de Soleil” – Intermediate Course

Informations :

From 8 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 :

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

Rafting activity presentation

The activity takes place for half a day, in a group of 8 people maximum on the same boat, plus your guide. We will navigate between the village of Castellane and as far as the Pont de Soleil, further down the river.

The course Rafting Verdon – “Pont de soleil” is a longer route than discovery, while remaining accessible to a public who discovers the activity. It starts at the start of the route “Discovery” and ends in the middle of the course “Sublime point” .

Come in family or between friends Try out the joys of white water with this 12 km course, i.e. 3:30 hours of activity for about 2 hours on the water. For navigation in Rafting on the Verdon we are dependent on the opening of the EDF dam upstream of Castellane.

During the summer period (July and August) the dam is open to all Tuesdays and Fridays only.

For the months of May, June and September , the information is communicated to us 24H in advance. Anyway, don’t worry, if it is closed on the reserved day, we suggest you postpone the activity or go aqua hike to come and discover the Verdon, its Grandes Gorges and its Grand Canyon by swimming, from the bed of the river.

This course is accessible to all, whether families with children From the age of 8 , with friends or for your bachelor party, you are welcome for this fun descent through emblematic mineral and plant landscapes of the region .

Do not wait any longer to come and discover the Verdon, its river and his throats , through this aquatic activity.

Prepare your rafting trip in the Gorges du Verdon

We will meet you at our base located just next to the Huttopia campsite “Gorges du Verdon” at 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 ( Castellane ). On site, a briefing on the progress of the activity and safety instructions will be provided.

Presentation of the activity

You will discover in rafting, the Gorges du Verdon de 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 1h30 of descent , the arrival takes place directly on the campsite. Return to our equipment area to collect your belongings, before resuming your day !


  Age requis Prérequis Durée Prix
«Pont de Soleil» 8 To swim 25 m 3:30 50€


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Access map

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