Whitewater swimming (hydrospeed) on the Ubaye
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). : 5 mm neoprene wetsuit 5 mm neoprene jacket or kway Safety vest Helmet Paddle Once equipped, you will leave with your guide for explanations on the handling of the paddle and safety for the descent. Once the explanations are finished, you will set off to face the rapids of the Ubaye river.
Why take this tour?
Sport and technical discipline par excellence, Hydrospeed is the whitewater sport for thrill seekers, you will be one with your float but also with the river thus discovering extreme sensations of gliding and well being alongside your guide who can advise you. The hydrospeed navigation courses offered are accessible from 12 years old for good swimmers. Palmage exercises in the river, eskimo roll, surf, candles will be offered to give you new sensations. Combining the techniques of canoeing and sport swimming with fins, hydrospeed is also called whitewater swimming. Beginners, sportsmen and thrill seekers, we offer different routes adapted to your technical level and your physical condition.
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
Take your towels if you wish to rinse or wash after the activity with the use of our private showers intended for you.
Think about your swimsuit and shoes that will get wet
Frequently asked questions
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Before you book
Duration: 2h 30m
Mobile tickets accepted
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
Wearing a mask during transport at the end of the activity
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Rafting is an activity accessible to all thanks to the variety of routes offered by the Ubaye: from the more sporty for adrenaline fans, to the quieter for families who can taste the joys of a rafting descent between rapids and laughter.
Only obligation to know how to swim.
In groups of 6 to 8 people per raft, the rafting instructor guides who steer the boat will make you carry out some basic manipulations before setting off on the water: left, right, stop, forward or backward will be quickly mastered.
The adventure can then begin: you will have great sensations with maximum security, as well as all the joys of white water including splashes, spray, more or less forced swimming are part.
Rafting is the ideal activity for discovering white water to share without moderation with family, couple or friends.
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