Slide La Petite Mer Canoe rental - kayak - paddle - rafting Access to the river | Shaded parking slot | A place to relax About us
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2 personnes souriant sur un canoe sur la rivière Ardèche

Canoe Rental in the Ardeche

Nautical base La petite mer offers canoe rental in the Ardeche, in Vallon Pont d’Arc. To discover the descent of the Gorges de l’Ardèche, in canoe or kayak, it is possible to be accompanied by a state-qualified guide.

On the banks of the Ardèche at Vallon Pont d’Arc, on a riverside site with shaded parking, come and share our passion for this beautiful river.

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Guided canoeing trips

River guide Ugo offers guided descents for children aged 4 and over. State-qualified for over 15 years and certified by the Gorges de l’Ardèche nature reserve, he will be your guide as you discover the secrets of this great canyon of the Gorges de l’Ardèche (caves, bays, springs, jumps, fauna, flora…).



une personne vêtue d'une combinaison néoprène et d'un casque saute dans la rivière

Canyoning in Ardèche

In a small corner of paradise, accessible to all, a succession of natural slides cut into the bedrock, jumps (up to 7 m), swimming in crystal-clear water, no obstacle is compulsory, everything can be avoided.

Ideal for a good time with family and friends. Suitable for children aged 7 and over, but also for all generations. A perfect activity for making memories


Rafting down the Ardèche

Depending on the season and water levels, come and enjoy this fun activity with friends or family aged 7 and over. At the helm, your guide will explain the activity and safety procedures to ensure you have the time of your life. All professional equipment is included in the price.

This activity depends on water levels, and is therefore by reservation only.

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Paddle rental (SUP)

We rent out paddles and oars per hour to paddle around the lake from La Petite Mer. A briefing on paddle handling and safety rules will be given before launching.

This activity is open to everyone aged 7 and over.
An opportunity to enjoy our beach, the river and a good time.





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sous le pont d'arc un pont jaune et vert avec des pagaies jaune, on voit la nature autour