Whitewater swimming (Hydrospeed) on the Durance

Highlights

  • We will be pleased to provide you with suitable technical equipment that meets CE standards for your comfort and safety (don't forget your swimsuit and pair of shoes). : Neoprene wetsuit Neoprene jacket Neoprene booties Safety vest flipper Helmet Foam floats Once equipped, you will receive technical and safe instructions for the descent and then you will leave with the guide on the river to face the waves.

Summary

We will be pleased to provide you with suitable technical equipment that meets CE standards for your comfort and safety (don't forget your swimsuit and pair of shoes). : Neoprene wetsuit Neoprene jacket Neoprene booties Safety vest flipper Helmet Foam floats Once equipped, you will receive technical and safe instructions for the descent and then you will leave with the guide on the river to face the waves.

Tour info

Duration
2 hours 30 minutes
Group Size
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

The Durance is without doubt the best river in France to learn to navigate and discover whitewater swimming. Your body will be in constant contact with water and your float. Thanks to advice and an appropriate technique that our instructors will teach you, you will be able to discover unique sensations of skiing and well-being. The ideal route for a first experience is the one that will take you from the famous wave of the Rabioux to Embrun.

What’s included?

  • suitable technical equipment meeting CE standards (don't forget your swimsuit and pair of shoes): 5 mm neoprene suit, 5 mm neoprene jacket, safety vest, helmet, paddle

  • Private transportation

  • Think about your swimsuit and shoes that will get wet

  • Take your towels if you wish to rinse or wash after the descent in our private showers reserved for you.

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 2h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Wearing a mask during transport at the end of the activity

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

EVP - Eau Vive Passion (Durance)

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About operator:

The self-draining inflatable canoe, also called a hot dog, can go down the river for two people.

After a small introduction to paddling maneuvering techniques by our team of guides, you will guide your boat on the river in pairs, trying to follow as best as possible your guide who will choose the deepest passages so as not to run aground. is where the waves are highest in principle.

A great adventure more committed than the raft in perspective for those who want to live the river with more freedom and autonomy.

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