Aqua trekking – Le Pont de Tusset – Family course

Aqua trekking –
«Le Pont de Tusset» – Family course

Rando Aqua Verdon - Parcours enfant

Détails de l’activité

Aqua Trekking– «Le Pont de Tusset» – Family course

Informations :

From 8 years old

The activity takes place in the Grand Canyon du Verdon

July / August: Monday – Wednesday – Thursday – Saturday – Sunday

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
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

Aquatic Trekking activity presentation

The Rando Aqua is the flagship activity of the Verdon, the only possibility to visit the great gorges or the grand canyon by swimming, it has become the essential activity in the region.

You will have to wait until the dam is closed on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays in July and August to come and visit the preserved and protected area of ​​the Grand Canyon du Verdon.

You will have to walk for a quarter of an hour to get to the start, which will gently wake up the muscles.

The course is then a succession of swims in large pools of water, passages of small rapids and is punctuated by a few jumps for the intrepid, the rapids to be crossed are of low and progressive difficulty. This is why this course offered by Haute Provence Outdoor , is accessible from 8 years old and ideal to do with the whole family!

This hike allows you to discover an original activity and appreciate the Verdon from a different perspective, including the fabulous entrance to the Grand Canyon in the final part.

The “Pont de Tusset” aquatic hiking route is particularly well suited to the youngest and to people who wish to familiarize themselves with the activity while quietly discovering the Gorges du Verdon.

Near Castellane, this Aqua Rando starts at the “Pont de Tusset” and ends at the entrance to the Grand Canyon du Verdon offering a marvelous panorama of the “Point Sublime.

Prepare your Aqua trekking excursionin 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. Once there, you will meet your instructor (guide). We have changing rooms at your disposal, to change and leave your belongings, we advise you to leave your valuables in your vehicle. Your guide will give you your equipment, once dressed, we will take our mini-bus to reach the starting point of your activity. A walk of about 20 minutes will take us to the start of the route. Once there, before you jump in the water, you will be given a briefing on the progress of the activity and the safety instructions.

Presentation of the activity

Unlike canyoning,Aqua trekking is not a vertical activity, it does not require a rope and all obstacles can be avoided. During your descent, you will take turns swimming in large pools of turquoise water, passages of small rapids for the fun side and a few jumps for the more daring. The final will be in style, at the entrance to the Grand Canyon, the famous Samson corridor!

Arrival

Once the descent is over, it will take you about 10 minutesto go up by the end of the Blanc Martel hike and find the mini-bus. Enjoy the view once you get to the top! You will then be taken back to the campsite where you can collect your belongings, before resuming your day!

SUMMARY

  Minimal Age Requirements Duration Price
«Le Pont de Tusset» 6 Yo8 years to swim 25 m 3:00 45 €

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