Rafting on the GARTEMPE near PoitiersLathus-Saint-Rémy
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Fancy a rafting trip on the most beautiful rivers in France? Family, alone or in groups, come and enjoy a unique experience rafting and treat yourself to a range of thrills and unforgettable moments for everyone and for all ages. For a discovery outing or a sportier output, find the ideal formula that suits you through our selection of the best descents in rafting. Book directly online your rafting activity or offer this activity in good gift for your loved ones!
The rafting descents
There are several types of rafting:
When to go rafting?
rafting descents are available most of the time between April and October depending on the water level. Snowmelt in spring or standalone rain has a similar effect and can cover a lot of rocks. Also, some rivers like the Verdon are subject to regulated water releases by EDF. The practice is possible only a few days in the week.
The most beautiful sites for rafting
France is one of the top destinations for rafting. Here is a list of the most beautiful places for rafting:
Difference between rafting, hydro and canoraft
Materials, equipment and safety
A raft can hold up to 10 people depending on its size. All our partners provide you with the necessary equipment to ensure your safe descent: wetsuit, neoprene shoes, special rafting life jacket, helmet and paddle. The minimum age for rafting is generally 8 years old and minors must be accompanied by an adult. According to the difficulty level of the river, the minimum age is sometimes 10 years, 12 years or 16 years. In all cases, it is imperative to know swim and submerge to practice this activity. The equipment is regularly maintained and checked by the guides to bring you quality equipment.
Supervision by a state certified guide
All rafting descents offered by our partners are supervised by instructors and state qualified guides with a "rafting" specialization. They will make you a unique experience for you to take, for sure, a good dose of adrenaline.
The opportunities for rafting
Rafting is an ideal activity for: