For athletes

Descent 30 km 1 day

For seasoned sportsmen and women who like a challenge and physical effort, the 30-kilometre one-day descent is ideal for discovering almost all of the Gorges.

Diff. technical:

Diff. physics:

Sailing time: 6 to 7 hours*.

Number of rapids: 11


1-day, 30 km canoe/kayak trip down the Ardèche river

The descent in detail

Le Pont d’Arc

Passage under the arch

Total rapids

11 rapids to cross


0 slide to cross

The 30 km canoe trip down the Ardèche is undoubtedly one of the most sporty of our packages! Even if the overall difficulty is accessible to most, you’ll still need to be prepared for a fairly intense physical effort to reach the landing stage at Sauze and cover almost the entire descent of the Ardèche in a single day (see map).

Descent information

Difficulty: Sportive

Public: Adults and children aged 7 and over

Duration: Approximately 6h to 7h (*time given for guidance only)

Return shuttles: Between 4 and 5 p.m. in Sauze

One-day 30 km canoe-kayak trip down the Ardèche river

Arrivals and departures

Departure time: Between 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. non-stop

Departure base: Vallon Pont d’Arc landing stage*.

Arrival time: Between 4pm and 5pm

Arrival base: Sauze landing stage (final finish)

* Understanding the departure base

The departure base is that for the descent, given for information purposes only. You must first go to the Viking Bateaux Pavilion(see access map), from where you will be taken to the corresponding pier.

Get ready for an epic 30 km full-day canoeing adventure. Explore the wonders of the Ardèche at your own pace, making the most of every moment.

Our team guarantees you a champion briefing before you set off, ensuring both safety and fun. Whether you’re a seasoned kayaker or a recreational athlete, our 30 km excursion is for you.

Book your dream day with Viking Bateaux now and get ready to discover the spectacular gorges, crystal-clear waters and natural beauty of the Ardèche in a way you’ve never seen before. Create lasting memories as you explore the region on this extraordinary canoe-kayak adventure!

37 Internet prices* *Special Internet adult price for children aged 13 and over up to 9 people.