This tour is only accessible in the summertime, when the water level is no longer sufficient to leave from Russan or Pont Saint Nicolas.
Departure takes off at Collias and you will ascend the Gorges du Gardon up to La Baume Saint Vérédème (its Hermitage, grotto: magnificent site) then you descend up to Collias (beware there is a small dam to cross before your arrival).
Then you only have 8 km left.
The Pont du Gard is at 2 km from arrival point, unforgettable.
For this tour several possibilities:
1) Day 1: roundabout Collias – La Baume- Collias and overnight at the camping
Day 2: you end up at the Pont du Gard (8 km)
2) You stop for camping wherever you wish and the following day you finish the trek.
Practical information and advice:
Be in good physical health
Minimum age: 6 years old
Know how to swim is mandatory
Camping equipment not included
You can choose between one-seat kayaks (lagoon or Taiki), unsinkable and self-draining
Two-seater kayaks (tanargue II or Tarka), unsinkable and self-draining
And 2/3 seat canoe (Canadia), unsinkable.
1 container 55L per person, lifesaver jacket, simple or double paddle.
KAYAK VERT Pont du Gard is the oldest canoeing kayaking base in the area. We have been established in Collias since 1978.
It is with the greatest pleasure and professionalism that we will share our experience with you and our knowledge of both our business and our region.
A flexible business, KAYAK VERT Pont du Gard can receive both individuals as well as groups.
We carry more than 350 boats (canoes with 2, 3 or 4 seats and single kayaks, the most recent models, renewed and maintained regularly.
From 9am to 7pm 7days / 7 from April to November
Contact information Phone: +334 66 22 80 76
8 chemin Saint Vincent 30210 COLLIAS
Private Parking at the entry of the village from the Remoulins sur Uzès road or at the exit of Collias (UZES-REMOULINS direction) from Cabrières or Sanihac. Regular shuttles are available to take you to the edge of the Gardon river.