Rafting – Discovery – Family Course

Rafting Verdon – “Discovery” – Family Route

Rafting Verdon - Parcours découverte famille

Détails de l’activité

Rafting Verdon – «Découverte» – Family course

Informations :

From 6 years old.

The activity takes place on the Verdon river.

Activity only possible 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 for the following day.

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 – Mandatory
A swimsuit, Shorts
A towel
A bag for dry items
A bottle of water

A cord for glasses (2€ on site) or contact lenses

We provide:

Full neopren wetsuit
Safety equipment

Rafting activity presentation

The activity takes place half a day on the Verdon river , from Castellane .

This rafting course in the Gorges du Verdon is accessible to everyone. Ideal to do with the family, with friends or to discover the activity!

Come and learn, with Haute Provence Outdoor , the joys of white water with this discovery course of 8 km or 3 hours of activity for about 1h30 on the water.

Aboard a rafting or a airboat (single-seater or two-seater) and accompanied by a guide, you will discover the Verdon Gorge in the best possible way and under the most beautiful of angles .

Rafting in the Verdon depends on the opening of the EDF dam upstream of Castellane. In July and August, outings are only possible on Tuesdays and Fridays .

For the months of May, June and September , we only know 24 hours in advance if the dam will be open or not. If it is closed on the reserved day, we suggest that you postpone the activity or go on an aqua trekking instead.

This course is accessible to all.

Families and children from 6 years old are welcome for this fun descent crossing a breathtaking green landscape .

Do not wait any longer, go to board the Verdon river !

Prepare your rafting trip in the Gorges du Verdon

We will meet you at our base located just next to the Huttopia “Gorges du Verdon” campsite 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 your place in our mini-bus to go 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 the course of your day!


 Age requisPrérequisDuréePrix
«Discovery»6To swim 25 m3:0045€



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