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Canoeing-kayaking in Castellane
We can say that the Verdon Gorge are impressive and therefore an ideal place for the practice of ca-noeing. Here in Castellane, you will find many providers offering this activity, including Aboard Rafting, our partner. Offers of excursions are many and varied. Some providers will offer to a few turns on the beautiful Lake Castillon, others, descents faster and sports in the Verdon Gorges or the nearby gorges.
Water has sculpted various panoramas in all the Department of the Alpes de Haute-Provence. Sports people, water lover or just as a visitor, you can choose the activity and the landscape that suits you.
Kayaking can be practiced alone, or with friends or family. Courses are more or less long, sometimes lasting all day which allows to picnic in the middle of fantastic scenery.
Single-seat or two-seat canoes are generally available.
So, you can decide to take the single paddle, and go according to your desires, via currents, rapids or the calm waters of lakes. If you have opted for the two-seat option, you can expect a few surpris-es! You wield the paddle by coordinating with your teammate to avoid diving a little too early in the water. If you fall, don't panic, just back and go again!
No experience is necessary for these activities, but you must know how to swim. A minimum age is required as service providers.
Professional guides will tell you how to do before departure and will accompany you along your adven-ture in their personal canoes. You will be provided in rescue vests, as well as waterproof barrels for the descent in the rapids.
The practice on the calm waters of lakes, you will leave alone but reassured after the small briefing of monitors.
Professionals reserves the right to cancel the outputs depending on the weather.
To avoid disappointment, remember to book in advance.