Rafting – Le Point Sublime – Sporty course

Rafting Verdon –
“Sublime Point”
– Sport course

Détails de l’activité

Rafting Verdon – «Point Sublime» – Sporty course

Informations :

From 12 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 descent takes place half a day on the Verdon river , departure from our base Haute Provence Outdoor , at 10 minutes of Castellane .

Route rafting physical, aimed at an audience with good sporting condition and in good health, it is accessible to children from the age of 12.

The “Point Sublime” sport rafting course is surely the most spectacular descent of the Gorges du Verdon . Embark on an adventure of 14 km or approximately 3h30 of activity – 2 hours on the water – supervised by a guide who will be able to pass on to you his passion for whitewater activities and his knowledge of the Gorges du Verdon.

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 aqua hike in place.

Arrival is at the entrance of the famous Samson corridor below the Sublime Point , where begins the Grand Canyon .

At the end of the route, a last effort is necessary to carry the raft (previously deflated and rolled) with the guide, in order to join the bus. The effort will remain collective! The view from the parking lot will give you goosebumps!

This course is reserved for the most seasoned, the rapids are more powerful with class 3+ passages, there is still accessible with family or friends and ideal for your stag and hen parties in the Verdon!

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, after a briefing and safety instructions, we will go directly to the edge of the river for the start of our descent.

Activity presentation

You will discover by rafting, the most emblematic part of the Gorges du Verdon , 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 heading back: you will need to help your instructor carry the raft to the mini-bus, where you will once 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 requisPrérequisDuréePrix
«Point Sublime»12To swim 25m3:3060€


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