Canoe France
The Ardèche in canoe-kayak

The Ardèche in canoe-kayak


07150 Vallon-Pont-d’Arc (Ardèche) – +33 (0)4 75 88 08 29

April to October
Level of difficulty:
accessible to all

Canoeing for all levels in Vallon Pont d'Arc

The descent of the Gorges de l'Ardèche does not present any difficulties in summer.
Thrill-seekers prefer to come in the spring to take advantage of the faster currents.

Take the time to take a break from an adventure punctuated by water, nature and sunshine... Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation and a change of scenery by canoeing in the Ardèche Gorges. Discover a natural environment of great richness where fauna and flora have developed in perfect harmony.

Canoe and kayak rental routes and prices on the Ardèche

In unsinkable boats: kayak 1 or 2 seats, canoe 2 or 3 seats (3rd seat for children)
Kayak 1 seat for over 12 years old at ADULT rate
Special boat: Canoe 2 seats type Old Town: +20% on the rate below

Prices in Euro TTC per boat.
Children under 12 years old in 3rd place accompanied by at least one adult in the boat
Our prices include : Boats, paddles, life jackets, containers, shuttles necessary for the activity.

Chèques-Vacances ANCV Accepted
Accepted credit cards

Want to go on a 2 or 3 day canoe trip?

Interested in a canoe trip of 30 to 60 km over 2 to 3 days? All the details on the site

Rates for groups

Group: from 10 to 19 adults : - 10 % ; 20 adults and more : - 20 % ; Quote on request


You must be able to swim at least 25 meters, know how to immerse yourself, be in good physical condition, wear closed shoes, wear the life jacket provided by us.

For your comfort

We offer you a recent equipment and an optional file on the canoes

Advice and support

Adapted advice, free descent or supervised by a state-certified instructor

Free private parking

Cars and motorbikes parked in a free private car park, we transport you by coach, minibus or 4×4.

For more than 30 years, we have been putting our skills at your service, but above all, the warmth and hospitality of the locals. Because we're from here. This river, this Ardèche country, we love them and we know them.

Alpha boats at your service

Our aim? To make you appreciate the Ardèche, the river and the country.

Our goal? To help you discover canoeing.

Our credo is to make your life pleasant by relieving you of all constraints.

Practical Alpha boats

  • Wear closed shoes and clothing suitable for water
  • Remember to bring water with your picnic.
  • Protect yourself from the sun (sunscreen, cap, glasses...)
  • Plan after the effort pullover and windbreaker.
  • Alpha Bateaux

    421 route des Gorges, 07150 Vallon Pont d’Arc, France

    +33 4 75 88 08 29

    +33 6 87 13 72 92

    Depuis 1985, Alpha Bateaux, riche de son expérience, met à votre service ses ressources et les compétences d’une équipe professionnelle pour organiser votre descente de l’Ardèche.

    Cette entreprise familiale, fière de sa culture ardéchoise, vous permettra de découvrir un patrimoine local unique au cours de vos randonnées en canoë Kayak.

    Horaires d’ouverture :
    8H00 > 20H00

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