For families & friends

Mini Descent 6 km

The 6 km route is the most popular of the Ardèche descent! It’s a half-day tour, ideal for families with a trip under the Pont d’Arc!

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Sailing time: 1h30*

Number of rapids: 3

VALLON-PONT-D'ARC Weather

Mini Descent 6Km in canoe kayak

The descent in detail

Le Pont d’Arc

Passage under the arch

Total rapids

3 rapids to cross

Slides

0 slide to cross

The 6 km canoe descent of the Gorges de l’Ardèche is the ideal way to discover the river as a family, alone or with friends. A few strokes of the paddle are all it takes to cover the distance on fairly calm water, with a few rapids including one of the most mythical, the Charlemagne, which guides you straight under the Pont d’Arc.

Descent information

Difficulty: Easy

Public: Adults and children aged 7 and over

Duration: Approx. 1h30 (*time given for guidance only)

Return shuttles: Every hour from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., except at 1 p.m.

6 km canoe descent of the Ardèche Gorges

Arrivals and departures

Departure times: Every hour from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Arrival time: To be determined before descent

Arrival base: Châmes landing stage (stop no. 5)

* Understanding the departure base

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

Explorez l’Ardèche d’une manière unique avec Itinéraire Passion à Vallon Pont d’Arc ! Préparez-vous à une aventure exceptionnelle de descente de 6 km en canoë kayak depuis Vallon Pont d’Arc jusqu’au village de Châmes. Profitez de paysages à couper le souffle, d’eaux cristallines et d’une expérience immersive au cœur de la nature ardéchoise.

Notre équipe expérimentée vous fera un briefing de qualité avant le départ, garantissant à la fois sécurité et plaisir. Que vous soyez novice ou expert en canoë kayak, notre excursion de 6 km est conçue pour s’adapter à tous les niveaux d’expérience.

Réservez dès maintenant votre aventure avec Itinéraire Passion et découvrez les merveilles de l’Ardèche de manière unique. Créez des souvenirs mémorables en explorant les gorges pittoresques et les eaux paisibles de l’Ardèche. Ne manquez pas cette opportunité de vivre une descente de l’Ardèche inoubliable en canoë kayak avec Itinéraire Passion à Vallon Pont d’Arc !

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

*Up to 20% immediate discount per person on the adult in-store price.

29 Adult price* *Normal adult price from age 13 in one of our sales outlets.
20 Children's price* *Normal child price from 7 to 12 years old in one of our sales outlets.
24 Group prices* *Normal group price for 10 to 20 people at one of our sales outlets.
17 3rd place prize* *3rd place central price except for runs with bivouac.

Compare other Ardèche descents

Doesn’t this route down the Ardèche suit you? Below you’ll find a general map of the descent, with all the canoeing routes and their durations, rapids and important passages.

The other routes of the Ardèche canoeing trip