Routes, time and distances.
SUMMER, 3 TOURS :
1- Collias – Pont du Gard 8km (2 hours minimum + break and siesta 🙂
2- Collias-La Baume -Collias (variable)
3-Collias – La baume – Pont du Gard (plan the whole day)
Number 3 is the addition of the route 1 and 2!
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FROM APRIL TO JUNE, DEPENDING WATER LEVEL :
- Pont St Nicolas – Collias : 11 km, 3 hours
- Pont St Nicolas – Pont du Gard : 19 km, 5 hours
- Russan – Collias : 23 km, 6 hours
- Russan – Pont du Gard : 31 km, 7 hours
kayak : 1 or 2 persons,
canoe : 2, 3 persons
family canoe : 2 places + 2 small kids places (side by side)
ALL DEPARTURES START FROM COLLIAS
Transportation of equipment and shuttle are part of the service.
Collias > Pont du Gard-Remoulins,
Start whenever you want between 9:00 am to 3:00 pm from Collias.
Pont Saint Nicolas or Russan
Tours starting from Russan and Pont Saint Nicolas,
Departure 9h30, 10h30, 11h30, 12h30, 13h30 (booking recommended).
Important : the time given is the departure of the shuttle, please come before to make yourself ready.
ITS GOOD TO BRING A BAG TO TRANSPORT YOUR EFFECTS, A PLASTIC BAG FOR YOUR TRASH.. And also Snack, water, and clothing !
Informations before you come.
A little bit cold in the spring when there is wind and very hot in the summer…
In spring time you should bring a fleece or and a wind breaker.
Hot drinks and snack if you go for a long trip. Favor the time between 11 am to 3pm seems a good option.
In the summertime, if you want to canoe with kids, it’s better to to start early in the morning before the heat. There is no shade by the water and some days temperature is high.Put some sun protection (tee-shirt or even anti UV shirt are good or sun block), hat, sun glasses, perhaps a paleo for the leg (if you didn’t get to the sun yet). And bring some snack and water even if you’re not gonna have a picnic.
IMPORTANT : shoes are necessary to avoid feet injury in the river.
WHAT ARE YOU GONNA BRING
Let’s sum up the effects you want to have with you..
During canoe and depend on the season: bath suit, pareo, windbreak, sun protection , hat, sun glasses… and shoes
In the container you will have on the boat : fleece, shirt, drinks and snack , dry shoes perhaps, phone or camera, book?!
Plastic bag to stock you trash and a bag to carry your effects during the shuttle.