Kayaking in the Hautes-Alpes

Take a guide to kayak down the Hautes-Alpes rivers around Briançon. Equipment provided if needed.

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-€/On request - Contact us for a quote


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Duration of activity
- Hours

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Minimum Age
16 years

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According to your level and river chosen - *
*Embarkation and disembarkation may vary according to water levels.

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All levels
To know how to swim 25m
Be in good physical condition

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Meeting Place
YOURAFT base at Monêtier-les-Bains
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Want to go for real river kayaking? Want to take a kayak course or a guide to help you discover a river in the Hautes-Alpes? We are passionate about high river kayaking and we know the Hautes-Alpes rivers perfectly.

You don't have your equipment? No problem, we can provide you with it and all you have to do is let yourself be guided along the water. We also organize the logistics as well as the shuttles for the transport.

La Guisane : it runs at Serre Chevalier and finishes in Briançon, from Class 1 to 4, its courses are sporty and technical. Powered by glaciers, it remains navigable for a long time during the season.

The Durance : This is the river which collects all the smallest rivers of the Hautes-Alpes and offers very beautiful initiation courses as well as the mythical course of the Gorges de la Durance.

Le Guil : Mythical river of the Hautes Alpes, its classic course is more than 16km long from class 3 to 5 and in landscapes of Queyras to cut the breath.

L'Ubaye : A wild river excellent for perfecting your kayaking skills, with very beautiful rapids, at the border between the Hautes Alpes and the Alpes de Haute Provence.

La Romanche : Fed by the glaciers of the Meige, it is a course to be done in summer, fast, sporty, and volume.

La Clarée : it flows from Névache to Briançon and is practiced by kayak in spring.

La Gyronde: it collects the Gyr and the Onde in the Vallouise valley, a technical and wilderness course of class 3-4 to be done in spring and early summer.

To the program

This activity is made according to your request and we establish a half-day, full-day or even multi-day program according to your objectives, your desires, the water levels and the weather.

Do not hesitate to contact us for any request.

Don't forget

  • Swimsuit
  • Closed shoes
  • Sunscreen lotion

what's included in the price

  • Rafting with a qualified guide
  • professional insurance
  • All the specific equipment for a whitewater activity (Neoprene suit, Lifejacket, Helmet, Paddle)
  • Shuttle Transport

For Who ?

For those who want to learn or improve their skills in river kayaking.

For those who would like to navigate a river in the Hautes-Alpes with a guide.

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Distance : on demand

Season : from May to October

Hours : - / - /

River name : Guil, Durance, Guisane, Gyr, Gyronde, Ubaye, Clarée, Romanche

Whitewater rating : Class II to V

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