Airboat Canoe Verdon Gorge  half day trip

Enjoy a canoe trip on a half day trip in the Verdon Gorge to challenge its waters in a fun and sporty way!

About the half day canoe tour

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The "Classic" or half day canoe trip in the Verdon Gorges starts from Castellane and takes you to the "Pont de Soleils" after 12 kilometers of rapids. Count 2:30 downhill and one hour more for briefing, shuttle and equipment.


This course is suitable for athletes who already have experience, even low canoe (lake, sea or river).

All along the route, you will alternate areas of rapids where you will have to paddle and direct your canoe and other quieter areas that will allow you to enjoy the beauty of the water, the height and verticality of the cliffs, etc.



In the middle of the course, you will cross the famous drop of the "Barre Saint Jean" ... some take then a nice shower (even a bath ...).


Details of the canoe half day trip

  • Duration : 2.45 hours
  • Lenght : 12 kilometres
  • Minimum age : 14 years old
  • Cost : 45€/person in low season. 50€/person in july and august. Private tour : 360€/400€ (low/high season).
  • Period : From april to october. Available in case of water release by the dam (in summer : each tuesdays and fridays). 

Half day canoe trip

Nice half day sporty trip down the Verdon Gorge

45,00 €

Courses and rates

Courses Particularities Duration Mid season rates High season rates Private rates (*) Périod 

 - Discovery

 Suitable for beginners 1.45h 35€ 40€ 280 /320€ (**) April to october

- Half day

 Suitable for beginners 2.45h 45€ 50€ 360/400€ (**) April to october

- Full Ride

22 kms non stop

Suitable for experienced paddlers

3.30h 65€ not available 520 euros (**) Spring/Autumn
- Day

22 kms with lunch break

Suitable for experienced paddlers

4.30h 70€ not available 620 euros (***) Spring/Autumn

(*) : High season from july 8th to august 31st.

(**) : Cost per group of 8 people maximum (possibility to have many groups)