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Hydro Speed

Hydro speed is swimming in white water. You descend into the water and swim with the help of a float and flippers. A guide will show you the way. It is a very playful activity, you feel all the movements of the river.

SURF AND FUN ASSURED!!!

hydro speed Verdon²

The course on The Verdon

DISCOVERY OPTION


3 HOURS
6 KM TRAVEL DISTANCE

€ 44

Are you interested in swimming in white water?  Accompanied by a qualified guide and equipped with a foam float, helmet, flippers and lifejacket you will achieve the ideal based on your level of ability. At one with the water, new sensations and sliding in total security!
 
After a briefing on the techniques of navigation and safety, the most fine pre-Gorges rapids and the entrance to the Grand Canyon du Verdon is on your route. Specially selected for the beauty of the site, you cross the rapids with the suggestive names: The 3 Toboggans, le Merlet and La Dégoulinante, without forgetting le Solitaire (cl4) where you can repeatedly enjoy the feelings… 

The equipment
 
The following items will be at your disposal: foam float, adjustable flippers, lifejacket, helmet, strengthened neoprene wetsuit, neoprene jacket or windproof jacket and neoprene socks dependant on the season.

The service includes:

  • Supervision by a qualified guide
  • All safety equipment which conforms to European standards
  • Individual equipment
  • Return transportation to the point of departure, company liability insurance

The conditions of participation

Previous experience is not necessary however you must be able to swim, be a minimum of 12 years of age (minors accompanied by an adult) and bring with you a swimsuit, a towel and a bag. Sport shoes must be worn however they may go in the water.

HYDRO SPEED IS FEASIBLE ONLY ON THE DAYS WHEN THERE IS SUFFICIENT WATER, IN GENERAL TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS. THE RATE OF THE WATER IN THE VERDON IS REGULATED BY THE EDF DAM (Chaudane/Castillon). THEREFORE THERE MAY BE CHANGES TO YOUR RESERVATION.