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really nice guys that were helpful

very friendly, I knew how to canoe so didn't take the instruction, however watched them explain to... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
carlyby
,
dumfires
Excellent day canoeing

We visited Castor after seeing the huge amount of positive reviews on Trip Advisor. It's easy to... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Tom H
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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A marvellous canoe trip through the nature reserve from the gorges de l’Ardèche.Rapids, rock faces, small beaches, a magnificent nature, well-groomed material, everything to spend a beautiful day.The advantages of castor canoe : a friendly welcome and before starting the departure,an explanation how to paddle in English.The whole family from 7 to 87 can take part. Only condition…you can swim???Bring your picnic and water-shoes or baskets with you.Appointment at 8h-8h30 with the castors at Vallon !!!You can also make a mini-trip up and around the Pont d’Arc A wonderful momenton the water that you can program yourself.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Route des Gorges, 07150, Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

very friendly, I knew how to canoe so didn't take the instruction, however watched them explain to others. They did well. lots of choices about length of trips, when and double or single canoes. Was advised to avoid the weekends as very busy. Did two...More

Thank carlyby
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We visited Castor after seeing the huge amount of positive reviews on Trip Advisor. It's easy to see why it is highly rated with a very friendly and relaxed team and the convenient location. We did not pre book to do the 7 Km route...More

Thank Tom H
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely company - went with three friends in the post high season week. The guys running the show were eager to help however they could and were so quick to drop us off and pick up after too. Everything was rounded up nicely with a...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Cannot recommended this canoe company enough. From making a reservation using the website, booking in at the canoe centre to the safety talk, the team were organised, friendly and efficient. The staff spoke a number of languages, offered a coffee on arrival and a post...More

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

excellent advice (training!) given before our 13km descent. We took our dog which was no problem. Staff very helpful. Our descent included 3 dams and 3 sets of rapids and going through the pont d'arc

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

A group of 13 ranging from grand parents to teenagers booked the 13km canoe pm activity and very impressed with the organisation at Castor. A very smooth operation, with great service from the staff. Clear instructions and great equipment. Had great fun on the river...More

Thank Martyn D
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Castor Canoe made our day brilliant from start to finish. On one of the busiest/hotest days of the year they worked to make everything flow on time from check in, safety briefing, shuttle to start and on time pick up at the finish.12km of fun...More

Thank 1sttopgiraffe
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Fab time, cash only. Ask for Jan as a monitor/guide. He was great & careful to have with you when youre canoeing the rapids with multiple small children

Thank Trys S
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Fab - slightly bonkers guys but hey what more do you need than 5mins explanation on how to kayak, 5mins instructions on where to go down the Rapids (which you instantly forget) and then you are off! A great day out

Thank Sarah A
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Trip for 2 adults and 2 boys under 14. We did the 13km option which takes about 3 hours. First half goes down 3 concrete chutes with the second half featuring very mild rapids and the famous Pont d'Arc. We kept getting out the canoes...More

Thank Mike E
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Charlotte G
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Response from Sarah A | Reviewed this property |
Yes to life jackets when we went but can't recall helmets
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Kevin W
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Response from nico v | Property representative |
Hello, The price to rent a canoe depends of the distance (half day:8km or 12 km), and the period of the year you want to do your canoe trip ( high season / low season ). we also need the age and the number of costumers to... More
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