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About Castor Canoe
A marvellous canoe trip through the nature reserve from the gorges de l’Ardèche.Rapids, rock faces, small beaches, a magnificent nature, well-groomed material, everything to spend a beautiful day.The advantages of castor canoe : a friendly welcome and before starting the departure,an explanation how to paddle in English.The whole family from 7 to 87 can take part. Only condition…you can swim???Bring your picnic and water-shoes or baskets with you.Appointment at 8h-8h30 with the castors at Vallon !!!You can also make a mini-trip up and around the Pont d’Arc A wonderful momenton the water that you can program yourself.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 12km trip, got in water at 12:30 and out at 16:45, with stops along the way for lunch and sightseeing. Well organised and safety briefing was reassuring and informative. Would use these guys again, friendly and safety conscious.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Doug R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Easy to find; friendly welcome with coffee. We have done a few canoe trips on our French holidays and this is the first time we had a comprehensive briefing before departure! Transfer to and from river by bus was smooth and timely despite significant traffic...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Horologist
Reviewed August 17, 2019

If you are in southern Ardèche, I highly recommend this wonderful adventure! I did the 32-km paddle. My arms/shoulders/hands were hurting for the last 1/3, but it was sooooo worth it! (Folks who the shorter route were hurting, too, so that made me feel better....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Toni M
Reviewed August 4, 2019

This place exudes a casual and laid back attitude but was in fact very well organised and efficient. We did the 12k descent and the great thing is you can take as long as you like as the pick ups are every hour on the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Devonboyontour
Reviewed August 2, 2019

We (family of 2 adults, 1 teenager and 1 tween - all amateurs) went on the 12 km trip in two canoes (actually closer to kayaks). It was a fantastic experience! The only little "but" was that the river was (over)crowded. Too many tour-operators! Thou...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 599jesperr
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

We have just completed the 24km run with Castor Canoe’s and had a great time (well now we’ve finished it feels like it was a good time!). The route is pretty arduous but we had great equipment, good directions and a very warm welcome at...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Simon_and_Anna-Marie
Reviewed July 9, 2019

We did the 7 km trip in the leisurely way during a heatwave at the beginning of July 2019. Several persons of our group had never been canoeing before, but had no problems with handling the canoes. Canoes are very stable and we did not...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ave T
Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

Great and easy set-up. We were on the river in no time and were picked up promptly at the agreed-upon time. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jim S
Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic service spoke in English for us which was a great help . Girl at the desk ( sorry didn’t get her name !) was so lovely / enthusiastic and managed to speak 4 different languages to brief everyone . Great service and advice would...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank juliegV1930ZL
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

We had a wonderful caoeing day with friend. We didn't had such caoneing experience before. We did a 31km trip. The crew was friendly and everything worked as I could imaging it should. During the canoeing we dipped two times, but it wasn't so horrbile...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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You must to rent a car . There is now shuttel to come to vallon pont d'arc.
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Hello, The price to rent a canoe depends of the distance (half day:8km or 12 km), and the period of the year you want to do your canoe trip ( high season / low season ). we also need the age and the number of costumers to... More
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