Running the river Hérault in canoe or in kayak

Integral trip – Ganges > Brissac

The integral trip for the all-day experience

After a brefing and the loan of the equipment (vest, helmet, single or double paddle according to your wishes, and of course kayak or canoe), you will take a shuttle for a 15 minutes lift then you will be ready to start this 15km whitewater and also quiet trip. Some navigation tips and safety instructions will be given by our qualified instructors.





Summary of the canoeing – Ganges > Brissac

This part of « Les Gorges de l’Hérault » is were your are going to find the bigests rapids. After starting on the location of Ganges you will have 1km to train before arriving at the Middle Age village of Laroque. From here you will succesively pass « la Glissière » (concrete dike that you will slip on), the « Grand S », the « Petit s » then you will arrive to the beautifull Landscape of these more than 100m Gorges of Saint Bauzille de Putois. One more rapid kown as « Les Piquets » then from here the river gets more quiet until the rapid of « Le Pont-Suspendu », 5 minutes latter you will arrive to our base of Kayak You can enjoy swiming and find refreshments and snacks on our beach.

You are around the half way of the trip, know you still have 7km to do.

This part of « Les Gorges de l’Hérault » is quiet and wild, no complicated rapids, but a wild landscape far from the road and houses, a sucession of waters bodies and small rapids will allow you to discover the fauna and the flora but also the vestiges of the human activity along the river (mills, dikes …).

After arriving at the end of the trip in Brissac, a shuttle will bring you back to the strart where your vehicle is parked.

  • From 11 years old,
  • Be able to swim.
  • Life Jacket
  • Helmet
  • Paddle (simple or double)
  • Canoe for 1 or 2 people
  • Waterproof container for your belongings
  • Wetsuits in case of bad weather or in early/late season
Must bring
  • Closed shoes, NO SLIPPERS
  • Water,
  • Sun screen (adapted to your type of skin)
  • Sun glasses (a string to secure them is advised)