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Canoeing on the Gardon

Canoeing on the Gardon


30210 Collias (Gard) - +33 (0)4 66 22 80 76

April to October
Level of difficulty:
accessible to all (depending on the course)

Secret gorges of the Gardon by canoe

The Gardon river, of a rare limpidity, quietly follows its course between two bluish cliffs from where the song of the cicadas escapes, incessantly. Here, the "natural" South offers a grandiose setting for your holidays. Relax on its shady beaches. Paradise cannot taste better...

Come to make the descent of the Gardon by canoe kayak and discover its gorges. Accessible to all provided you know how to swim, this is the opportunity for an exciting day outdoors with family or friends. On the program, canoeing, swimming, picnic at the water's edge, discovery of a classified and protected site.

Kayak rental on the Gardon river in Collias, Pont du Gard, La Baume

Courses and rates for canoe and kayak rental on the Gardon

Whether it's going down the Gardon from Collias to the Pont du Gard, a majestic Roman aqueduct, under which you glide silently in your canoe or kayak. Superb! Or upstream from Collias, when the gorges become more secret, towards the Pont-Saint-Nicolas (12th century), passing through the Baume, a ghost village, where only a few ruins remain (mill, inn, chapel...) but where lasting memories linger.

Prices are in Euro per person, all taxes included.
These prices include: the rental of the canoe with paddles, life jackets, one canister per canoe (or kayak).
Special rate for children for a "third or fourth" place in a canoe.

Group rates (CE, Tour Operators, Schools, Associations). Consult us, estimate on request.

Tempted by a 2-day canoe trip on the Gardon?

2 days in a canoe on the Gardon river to discover a preserved nature and to bivouac under the stars. All the details are on the site


Know how to swim 25 meters minimum, know how to immerse, from 6 years old, be in good physical condition, wear closed shoes, wear the life jacket provided by us.

Kayak vert at your service

We have been here since 1978. That's how well we know the Gardon river and its environment.

A flexible structure, suitable for groups as well as individuals, personalized advice, the possibility of being accompanied by qualified instructors, top of the range equipment, a good organization that allows us to pick you up at the right place at the right time, a warm welcome... are at your service for a successful " adventure ".

Practical green kayak

We have over 350 boats (1, 2 & 3 seater canoes) with buoyancy aids and containers. We also offer neoprene suits for those who like spring sports.

To ensure your transportation, we have buses that pick you up every 30 minutes in July and August and every hour the rest of the season.


Swimming in the Gardon, hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking... Collias offers all these outdoor activities for a holiday in the sun.
This authentic agricultural village is a place for leisure and discovery (hotels and campsites on site) far from the beaten track.

They share their experience:

  • Kayak Vert Pont du Gard

    Kayak Vert Pont du Gard, Parking Route d'Uzès, 30210 Collias, France

    04 66 22 80 76

    KAYAK VERT Pont du Gard is the oldest canoeing base in the region. We are established in Collias since 1978. It is with the greatest pleasure and professionalism that we will share with you our experience as well as our knowledge of our activity and our region.

    Flexible structure, KAYAK VERT Pont du Gard is able to receive individuals as well as groups.

    We have more than 350 boats (2, 3 or 4-seater canoes and single kayaks) of the latest generation, renewed and maintained regularly.

    Opening hours :
    From 9:00 am to 7:00 pm every day from the beginning of April to the end of November

    Access :
    Private parking lot at the entrance of the village coming from the road Remoulins / Uzès or at the exit of Collias (direction UZES- REMOULINS) coming from Cabrières or Sanilhac. Permanent shuttles to go to the Gardon river bank.

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