Pack 2 descents

Descent 6+24 / 24+6 km

A pack of 2 canoe-kayak trips down the Ardèche (6 km + 24 km or 24 km + 6 km) divided into two days to discover the Gorges de l’Ardèche at your own pace. Overnight stays are not included in the package.

Diff. technical:

Diff. physics:

Sailing time: 1h30 / 4h30*.

Number of rapids: 3 / 8


Pack 2 descents of the Ardèche in canoe kayak

Descents in detail

Le Pont d’Arc

Passage under the arch

Total rapids

3 and 8 rapids to cross


0 slide to cross

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The 6 km route: A descent of the Ardèche Gorges, passing under the Pont d’Arc, designed for the whole family. Discover an ideal course for adventure in a magical and refreshing setting. See the detailed sheet

The 24 km route: A descent into the heart of the Gorges de l’Ardèche nature reserve, dominated by fauna, flora and breathtaking limestone cliffs, a setting that will leave you with unforgettable memories. See the detailed sheet

You can divide the routes over 2 days as you wish: 6 km and 24 km or 24 km and 6 km.

Descent information

Difficulty: Easy and Intermediate

Public: Adults and children aged 7 and over

Duration: Approximately 1h30 and 4h30 (*time given as a guide)

Return shuttles: (6 km) Every hour from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (off season) and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (July/August). (24 km) Between 4pm and 5pm in Sauze.

Pack 2 descents of the Ardèche in canoe kayak over 2 days
Pack 2 descents of the Ardèche in canoe kayak over 2 days

Arrivals and departures

Departure time: (6 km) Every hour from 8 am to 3 pm.
(24 km) Buses depart at 8.30am, 9am, 9.30am, 10am.

Departure base: (6 km) Vallon Pont d’Arc landing stage*.
(24 km) Châmes landing stage*

Arrival time: (6 km) To be determined before the descent.
(24 km) Between 4pm and 5pm.

Arrival base: (6 km) Châmes landing stage (stop no. 5).
(24 km) Sauze landing stage (final finish).

* Understanding the starting point

The starting 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.

Opting for a 2-canoe-kayak trip down the Ardèche can offer a number of advantages:

Extended experience: By choosing a 2-run pack, you can extend your experience on the Ardèche River. This allows you to spend more time enjoying the region’s magnificent scenery, spectacular rock formations and unique natural environment.

More in-depth discovery: Two descents offer you the opportunity to discover different sections of the Ardèche river. Each section can have its own unique features, challenges and natural beauty, allowing you to further explore the region’s diversity.

More flexibility: By opting for a 2-run pack, you can choose to do the runs over two days and divide them up as you see fit, according to your schedule and preferences.