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Hydrospeed or white-water swimming in the Gorges du Verdon

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Swimmind down rapids, gliding over the waves, playing with the current, surfing ...

In the space of two hours, you will experience all the pleasures of white-water.

You will be provided with a float (made of foam), a specially padded wetsuit, neoprene shoes, a pair of flippers, a helmet and a lifejacket.

In small groups of 8 maximum, you will experience the first few kilometres of the Verdon Grand Canyon. Your professional guide will be with you at all times to teach you all the basics of this great sport and to ensure your safety.

No need to be a professional, just as long as you enjoy being in the water, you’ll soon find that you become one with the water.

This trip starts at the Carajuan bridge (near Castellane), the gateway to the Grand Canyon and finishes at the ‘Point sublime’, where you will be surrounded by spectacular scenery. If you can tear your eyes away from the river for a few moments and look up around you – be prepared to be amazed by the beauty all around you.

You must be 14 years or over, be able to swim, and use flippers.

Description Hydrospeed : Hydrospeed

For hydrospeed, the EDF dams MUST be open.

Otherwise, we use the reduced water flow to ‘swim’ through the Grand Canyon du Verdon. This is our famous AQUA-TREKKING activity!

In July and August, the dams normally open on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Apart from these two months, there are no set rules; it all depends on the rain and snowfall we’ve had over winter.

However, if the sun is out, a white-water activity is always possible somewhere (the Haut Verdon or the Gorges de Daluis in spring, Aqua-trekking, Canyoning...).

If you give us a ring we can go through all the possible options with you.

 

Localisation Hydrospeed : Hydrospeed

You can use this map to locate and calculate your route by clicking on the marker. The estimated time by Google is to increase by 20%, which corresponds to our small mountain roads.

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