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Adrenaline fueled adventures together

Try our 2 day descent of the Ardeche Gorge and loads of other high adrenaline activities

White water rafting on a family adventure holiday

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Jump into Ardèche

The gorges of Ardèche in Southern France, known as the "Grand Canyon of Europe", make the spectacular backdrop to your Family Adventure Holiday. Come along as we provide the ultimate experience in white water canoeing and outdoor pursuits for families. No experience is necessary for any of our activities and you can make your holiday as relaxing or as active as you like.

This adrenaline-packed holiday is essentially self-catering, however, we provide picnic lunches during the 5 activity days and a barbeque and breakfast on the 2-day river descent.  All equipment and tuition is provided.

Our experienced instructor team, Ardèche Adventures, have worked in the area for over 20 years and really make this holiday a once in a lifetime experience (though we have families coming back too!) One of the stand-out moments of our Ardèche programme is the exhilarating 2-day descent down the spectacular gorge. We set up an overnight bivouac camp with a BBQ and sleep beneath the stars. It is a really memorable experience for families to share together.

Our instructor team builds your confidence and ensures your safety, without compromising on the thrills! Navigate the various rapids and pass beneath the stunning Pont d'Arc naturally formed bridge.

The Original programme

The full Ardeche experience. Including picnic lunches on activity days with breakfast and evening barbeque for the overnight bivouac.

  • 7 nights
  • Mobile home at Hello Soleil Campsite
  • 2-day river descent
  • Overnight bivouac
  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Weasling
  • High ropes
  • Cave excursion

From £458pp

Activities only (no accommodation or transfers)

We also offer our activity programme alone should you wish to arrange your own accommodation. Including picnic lunches on activity days with breakfast and evening barbeque for the overnight bivouac.

  • 7 nights
  • 2-day river descent
  • Overnight bivouac
  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Weasling
  • High ropes
  • Cave excursion

£399pp

River decent only

You can also join our experienced staff and other families as an add-on to your own holiday. Including lunches, evening barbeque and breakfast.

  • 2-day river descent
  • Overnight bivouac

£149pp

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The Ardeche through the eyes of a 13 year old

In the summer of 2016, Ollie, aged 13, took a Family Adventure Holiday with his family to the Ardèche gorge in southern France. It turns out he's a budding film maker...thanks Ollie for your film!

 

Discover more about our Ardèche White Water Adventure

Our Ardèche Centre

Accommodation is in mobile homes on a 3* site (under new ownership) - in the mountains...

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Programme & Activities

The week is centred around the canoe descent of the Ardèche river..

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Travel, Location & Food

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Price & Availability

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What makes our Ardèche White Water Adventure so special

The outdoor pursuits programme includes Climbing and abseiling in the the Chassezac Gorge and local crags on a site that has been especially developed by our team. There is also the high ropes course in Villefort which is beautiful as well as high octane fun and which has the latest in failsafe safety systems. There is also Weaselling (you might want to google that!), which is great fun for the whole family and which takes place near our climb site. On the last day we relax with a chilled day at the show cave at Avenorgnac which is the perfect way to wind down after your great adventure week. In fact we wind down every single day on a different beach and everyone absolutely loves that and it’s a great way to relax and for the kids to play after a great days adventure.

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Ardeche testimonials

Ardeche holiday fantastic. Team are brilliant. My family were reluctant and did not want to go but have to admit this was best holiday ever. Great for family interaction with active teenages. No wifi, no squabbling. Team help us oldies with everything. Highly recommend
Joanne Stinson, August 2016
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