Departure from Pont Saint Nicolas, bridge with a medieval arch from the 13th century, located above the Gardon river, built 1245 to 1260.
You will board after the bridge in the Gorges.
After 6 km of navigation you will reach La Baume Saint Vérédème (its Hermitage, grotto: a magnificent site) then you will let yourself slide up to Collias (beware of the small dam you will need to cross upon arrival).
You have navigated for 11 km at this point. The Pont du Gard waits.
You now have 8 km to navigate before your arrival.
For this tour several possibilities:
1) Day 1: descent until Collias (11 km) 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.