Half day trip aqua trekking in the Verdon Gorge


If you want to discover the Verdon Grand Canyon in a sporty way, it is inevitably in aqua trekking! Let yourself be rocked by the waves of the Verdon river to discover its immensity!


About half day aqua trekking trip

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Aqua Trekking Verdon Grand Canyon

The gateway of the Verdon Grand Canyon is the most vertiginous part of the Grand Gorges.

 

The vertical cliffs rise to several hundred meters.

 

From this point, no more rafting or canoeing. The only way to discover the Verdon from the water is in aqua trekking (or floating). Initially, the guide briefs you on the position to adopt but also on the importance of following its path so as not to destroy the fragile ecosystem of the Verdon.

 

The course of the "Couloir Samson" is dotted with a few jumps (from 2 to 6 meters), rapids that will refresh your face but also and especially breathtaking views of the canyon, its vultures, its rocks and its cellars dug by water over the millennia.

 

The return is by a path (the famous "Martel Trail") following the Verdon river at times but which for the most part has the distinction of being a tunnel dug into the cliffs.


Details of the half day aqua trekking trip

  • Duration : 2,5 hours
  • Lenght : 2 kilometres
  • Minimum age : 10 years old
  • Cost : 40€/person in low season. 45€/person in july andf august. Private tour : 360€/400€ (low/high season).
  • Period : From may to september, every day in case of no water release by the dam. In summer, every day except tuesday and friday.

Half day aqua trekking

Aqua trekking in the "Couloir Samson"

40,00 €


Aqua trekking courses and rates

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

- Discovery "Pont de Tusset"

Specially for families. 

Good introduction to tha aqua trekking activity

2 hours 35€ 40 € 280/320€ (**) July and august

- Half day "Couloir Samson"

Grand canyon entry

Highest cliffs

2,5 hours 40€ 45 €  360/400€ (**) May to september

- Day "Pont de Tusset" + "Couloir Samson"

Only un spring with nice water levels

4,5 hours 60 € not available 480 € May and June

- Sporty Day

"Chaos de l'Imbut"

Heart of the Grand Canyon

Athletic course

6h 70€ 75 € 600 € (***) May to september

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

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