Lying on your back, equipped with a thick wetsuit, float down the rapids and enjoy the wonderull surroundings swimming, jumping and trekking.
Do you enjoy walking through nature and explorign very little accessible exceptional sites ?
Do you enjoy water sites and hope to understand the white water on a course embellished with jumps and slides ?
If these questions suit you, you will love aqua trekking !!
Aqua trekking allows all people not afraid of white waters and who know how to swim to discover a river that is more horizontal than vertical (something different to canyoning).
Lying on your back, lifted by a life vest, allow yourself to be transported by the white waters of the river.
In certain area, it is possible (but never an obligation) to jump off rocks of 2 to 10 meters high !
Your guide is allways remain present to assure your safety, he will indicate the pathway you must follow and show you the remote corners of the Verdon. The position on which you lay on your back allows to cherish the scopes of the Verdon Grand Canyon.
Around you, the waters have eroded the rocks giving it its amazing forms. The guide will also inform you on the gragility of the environment. He may also guide you through the area and raise the necessary awarenesses to preserve the given environment.
Aqua trekking is a very popular activity within Verdon Gorges such that it is the only means possible to enter the interior of the Verdon Grand Canyon.
We offer you the possibility of 2 circuits.
Within this trip, you confront the impact of erosion on the waters, an astonishing scenary to see. It is also possible to visit the caves along the route, some that date of millions of years ago. The "Styx", "Imbut" are mythical sites of Verdon which you could visit.
This circuit is available to all who are above the age of 14 and if you are relatively sportive.
|Courses||Particularities||Duration||Minimum age||Public rates||Private rates(*)||Period|
- Discovery "Pont de Tusset"
Specially for families.
Good introduction to tha aqua trekking activity
|1.30 hour||8 y.o.||35 €||280 € (**)||July and august|
- Half day "Couloir Samson"
Grand canyon entry
|2h||10 y.o.||40 €||340 € (**)||May to september|
"Chaos de l'Imbut"
Heart of the Grand Canyon
|6h||14 y.o.||70 €||600 € (***)||May to september|
(*) : Cost per group of 6 people maximum (possibility to have many groups)
(**) : Cost including pictures (CD-Rom or SD Card) + after ride snack
(***) : Cost including pictures (CD-Rom or SD Card) + after ride snack + lunch