With the river Guil and the river Durance, the Guillestrois is the best place for whitewater sports, whether you are a beginner or more experienced. Our whitewater instructors have created outings specifically for children so even they can enjoy the fresh waters ! Some of our hotels, bed&breakfasts, and other accommodations have taken on our «kayak-friendly» label, making your holidays even easier !
Here are some technical indications on our main rivers :
The Durance : is a large and calme river, favorable for beginners. Courses classified type II to III depending on the season, the river is navigable from April until September.
The Guil : is a more athletic couse; classified IV to V+, the river is navigable from March until October.
The whitewater base camp of Saint-Clément sur Durance : set in a natural bend of the river and is known for its versatility. This location is perfect for beginners and for more confirmed athletes.