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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...more
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Route des Gorges, 07150, Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France
+33 4 75 37 14 88
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Again after reading the reviews my Husband and I visited Castor to rent our canoes. Great service very careful to explain the rapids and safety. We did the 11.00am trip the rest of our group were French but all the staff ensure they spoke to...More

Thank Shelley H
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

As everyone who is spending their holidays in the Ardèche region, we also went canoeing. After reading all the nice reviews on TripAdvisor we decided to rent our canoes at “Castor Canoe”. Well, they made the high expectations come true! Very nice reception, good explanation...More

Thank MarBass
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I went today with my wife and ten year old boy after reading the great trip advisor reviews. they are accurate, the people that work for the company go out of their way to make you feel like you are at ease. The staff are...More

Thank BorderRiever_10
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Very well organised and safety conscious. We went as a family with 2 kids (15 and 12) and did the 12km trip. Did the 11am tour which probably started around 11.30 after the briefing and finished at 2.20, not going overly fast and with a...More

Thank jmuk71
Reviewed 17 August 2018

A wonderful, efficient. reliable company. Made our canoe trip really easy to handle. I was looking for a canoe company with which I will be able to paddle the Ardeche with my 11 year old daughter. In Castor Canoe the project became really easy. Starting...More

Thank segalarnold
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The guys and girls that run Castor Canoe are fun and welcoming and ensure you have everything to make your trip down the Ardèche fun but above all safe. The briefing sessions are very informative and as much time is taken as needed to answer...More

Thank Wayneeaslea
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

if you think that you only rent a kayak and you will paddle for some miles! Forget it! You will be a part of a party!!! From the beginning, the warm smile of the guys , their patience in explaining everything in details! And than?...More

Thank Francesca M
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The staff here are great. Friendly, fun and very professional. They speak at least 4 languages between them (from what I heard anyway). The kayak trip through the Ardèche gorge is stunning and easy to travers. There are some small rapids, but nothing to worry...More

Thank Anthony B
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
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

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3 June 2018|
Response from nico v | Property representative |
You must to rent a car . There is now shuttel to come to vallon pont d'arc.
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24 February 2017|
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Response from Jo T | Reviewed this property |
Yes to life jackets but no helmets
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29 May 2016|
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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