Airboat kayaking or canoeing along the Verdon is the best sportive and technical way to discover the Verdon Gorge may it be alone or in double seats canoe.
The airboat canoe kayak Verdon Gorge is the most sportive activity available along the Verdon white waters.
In a sort of form of mini-rafts, this embarcation is very ludic, hence the number rapids available along the route.
Equipped with a wetsuit, a life vest, a helmet and a paddle will be supplied.
It must be remembered to remain to the guides briefing. The briefing will detail the security instructions, the method in which you should manoeuvre your air boat, the characteristics of the chosen circuit and so on.
Here you are ready to defeat the emerald coloured water of the Verdon Gorges. Climb aboard your airboat canoe or airboat kayak (canoes are more often very stable, kayak a little bit less). These boats are inflatable and very resistant. Re-embarking the boat is very easy if one falls out !
Once on board,, it is you who has to navigate your airboat between obstacles all meanwhile your canoe speed in order to cross the water rapids. Whithin each wave, you're susceptible to being soaked or losing your stability...
Our circuits of airboat kayaking in the Verdon Gorge depart from Castellane, a provençal village suited in the the outskirts of Cannes, in the french riviera and southern french alps.
The Verdon river is very ludic which is particularity well suited for a descent in an airboat kayak. It is preferred to already have some experience in the sport, even its minimal. With the number of rapids ans rocks, the Verdon river is known to be very technical and ludic.
The Verdon Gorge consist of 22 kilometers of navigable water. Airboat kayaking, we propose various circuits with differents levels of difficulties. For the most athletic kind, the circuit ending at the entrance of the Verdon Grand Canyon, this is a must to do !
|Courses||Particularities||Duration||Minimum age||Mid season rates||High season rates (*)||Private rates (**)|
|Suitable for beginners||2h||12 yo||40 euros||45 euros||320/360 €|
|Suitable for beginners||2.30h||14 yo||50 euros||55 euros||400/440 €|
22 kms with lunch break
Suitable for experienced paddlers
|4.30h||14 yo||75 euros||not proposed||600€|
(*) : High season from july 1st to august 31st.
(**) : Cost per group of 8 people maximum (possibility to have many groups)