Descent of the Rookie canyon near Vallon-Pont-d'Arc in Ardèche

Descent of the Rookie canyon near Vallon-Pont-d'Arc in Ardèche

Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Adventurous
  • Spoken languages: English, French
  • Fitness level: Occasionally sporty
  • Minimum age: minimum 10 y/o
  • Duration: 3 hrs
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible 1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Opening seasons:
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    • J
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    • D

Activity description

Experience the Rookie canyon near Vallon-Pont-d'Arc in Ardèche with Face Sud instructors!

Located in the heart of the Ardèche gorges, the Rookie canyon is accessible to all! As its name indicates, it is perfectly adapted to rookies, that is to say to beginners. Whether you are with family or friends, the Rookie canyon is ideal to learn canyoning. With the Rookie canyon, discover the beauty of the granite gorges of Ardeche through numerous slides, jumps and abseils!

After a 20-minute walk and a briefing by your state-qualified instructor on the basic rules of canyoning, enjoy a half-day of numerous slides in the warmest waters of the region!

Don't wait any longer and discover the Rookie canyon in Ardèche!

Course of events

- Meeting point at 33-11 Bd Peschaire Alizon, 07150 Vallon-Pont-d'Arc.
- Equipment set up by your instructor.
- 30 minutes walk to the canyon.
- Briefing by your instructor to make you aware of the basic rules of canyoning.
- Succession of aquatic and pedestrian hikes, abseils, jumps (not compulsory), slides and descents.
- Walk back to the meeting point of 35 minutes.

Activity requirements

It is imperative to be able to swim and to be in good physical condition to do this activity.

Special terms

The activity is subject to the weather and can be cancelled by the instructor in case of risk.

We would like to inform you that none of the jumps on the course are mandatory.

  • Helmet
  • Wetsuit
  • Harness
  • Lunch
  • Transport
  • Canyoning shoes available on site to rent
Do not forget to bring
  • Swimsuit
  • Closed shoes
  • 1-liter water bottle
  • Compact and solid picnic
  • Cereal bars
  • Garbage bag for the waterproof container
  • Lanyard for participants wearing glasses
Meeting point
Parking du cimetière de Prévenchères aux abords de la D906 - Prévenchères, 48800 Get directions