Canoe hire to paddle the ardeche gorge

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Canoe hire to paddle the ardeche gorge

Post by quicky boy » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:07 am

Hi guys and girls.

My partner and I are going out to the ardeche region beginning of April for a week to do some via ferrata and want to paddle the ardeche gorge. I have paddled it a fair few times back about 7 years ago but my partner has never done it and very new to the paddling scene.

Anyone know of any descent companies that will let you hire a canoes for 2 days and do a drop of and pick up service?

Other option is I can take my canoe but need to be able to get back to the van after if anyone knows anyone who can does lifts to the start?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

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Re: Canoe hire to paddle the ardeche gorge

Post by jmmoxon » Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:03 am

All the rental companies provide that service, the difference is mainly in what boats they supply...

https://www.ardeche.com/en/canoeing/index.php

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Re: Canoe hire to paddle the ardeche gorge

Post by John K » Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:29 pm

jmmoxon wrote:All the rental companies provide that service, the difference is mainly in what boats they supply...

https://www.ardeche.com/en/canoeing/index.php

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Do any of them hire "proper" canoes rather than sit on tops though?

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Post by jmmoxon » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:02 pm

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Re: Canoe hire to paddle the ardeche gorge

Post by Mal Grey » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:21 pm

Try Danny at http://www.experienceardeche.com/.

A friend of mine, Mark Ludolf of https://www.canoemassifcentral.com/ does this sort of thing in the Tarn/Lot/Cele/Dordogne area, and he always recommends going to those guys for the Ardeche.

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