Family rafting pack  - Durance
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Family rafting pack - Durance

La Durance
€116.67
  • Duration: 2h30
  • Price for 2 parents + 2 children (€30/additional child)
  • Level: beginner to advanced, caution: you must be comfortable in the water
  • From 6 years old, depending on the water conditions
  • Top-of-the-range equipment provided
  • Dates: July and August
  • Bring a swimsuit, a pair of trainers for the water and a towel.

Activity possible from 4 participants. If the minimum is not reached, you will be offered a postponement to another date.

    Desired date :
Number of participants :
 x 2 adults + 2 childrens 

The family pack is a summer offer for a gentle 1st experience of the river. Come and share an unforgettable moment, for youngs as well as adults.

Rafting is an inflatable boat designed to provide an unrivalled approach to the river in terms of safety and accessibility. Rafting on the Durance ranges from 4 to 10 places, so there's plenty of room for all the family!

You can take a half-day trip down this well-known river, at the gateway to the Ecrins National Park, between the village of Châteauroux-les-Alpes and Embrun, with the famous Rabioux wave on the way, a must-see spot for kayakers in Europe.

Our guides will be able to adapt and accompany you, to offer you the formula that suits you best. On the programme: games, safety, manoeuvres and a cocktail of sensations.

The adventure begins with splashes, fresh water and touch of joy.

What equipment is needed for rafting?

Basic equipment for rafting includes a wetsuit, neo jacket, life jacket, helmet, paddle and inflatable boat. It is also recommended to wear appropriate clothing, such as swimsuits, water shoes and a quick-drying top.

What is the difficulty level of rafting?

The level of difficulty of rafting varies depending on the class of rapids encountered on the river. Rapid classes range from I (easy) to VI (extreme). Beginners are generally advised to start with Class II or III rivers, while experienced ones can opt for Class III or higher rivers.

Do I need to know how to swim to go rafting?

Although knowing how to swim is an advantage, it is not always necessary for rafting. However, it is mandatory to wear a life jacket and listen carefully to the safety instructions provided by your guide as well as being comfortable with the water.

What can I expect on a rafting trip?

On a rafting trip, you can expect to navigate through rapids, feel adrenaline rushes, be sprayed with water and enjoy beautiful natural scenery. Experienced guides will help you maneuver the boat safely.

What is the best season for rafting?

The ideal season for rafting depends on the region and river conditions. Generally, melting snow in spring and heavy rain in summer provide sufficient water flow for exciting rafting experiences.

What are the risks associated with rafting?

Although rafting is a fun activity, it carries some risks, including the possibility of falling from the boat, colliding with rocks, and unintentional immersion in the water. This is why it is essential to follow safety instructions and wear appropriate equipment.

Are there any age restrictions for rafting?

Age restrictions may vary depending on region and river. Generally, children must be a certain age and/or meet certain height requirements to participate in rafting trips. Minors must often be accompanied by an adult.

Do I need to book in advance to go rafting?

Advance booking is recommended, especially during peak seasons, as places may be limited. Additionally, this allows us to better organize your experience and meet your specific needs.

Are there any additional tips for a successful rafting experience?

Be sure to follow the safety instructions provided by your guide, stay calm in stressful situations, and fully enjoy the wilderness experience.

Can I come rafting alone?

Yes, activities are organized with a minimum number of participants. If you are alone or in a small group, you can join other sessions

Does rafting require any particular physical condition?

There are courses and activities suitable for all levels, whether you are sporty or looking for a more leisurely experience

How do I pay for my rafting activity?

Payments can be made online, or on site in cash, by check or holiday vouchers

Can people with disabilities practice rafting?

Yes, disabilities that do not affect mobility generally do not require special provisions. The bases are accessible and special sessions can be organized

What equipment should I bring?

Bring a swimsuit, sneakers that can get wet, a towel and a glasses cord.

Where is the meeting point for my activity?

When you make your reservation, you will receive an email with the exact location of the meeting point

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