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07150, Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our kayak trip with The Outdoor Experience was the highlight of a fantastic holiday in the Ardeche for our boys aged 18, 16 and 12 (and probably also for myself and husband!). It was so reassuring to have such an experienced guide as Patrick, who...More

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an awesome time kayaking down the Ardeche with Emily and Jason as our guides. Right from the start they made us feel at ease, and their clear and precise instructions at each rapid enabled us all to negotiate them with no problem at...More

Thank HelenB2444
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the 32 km paddle down the gorge with the outdoor experience team. Paddy was easy and friendly to work with online to book the trip. Emily and Andy led the group we were in over the two days brilliantly. The journey was hard...More

1  Thank JennySGY
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We had a great time with Emily, Andy and Jason paddling down the Ardeche. They made us feel very safe and comfortable through the rapids (I'm slightly nervous about capsizing but didn't feel worried once!). They pointed out interesting sights and stories, places to play...More

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Had a once in a life time experience! The team were attentive, friendly, supportive and up for a laugh. It was such an enjoyable experience because of them. The equipment was of a high standard and the route was tailor made to us. We did...More

1  Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Had an amazing two days. The team were lovely, funny, well organised and looked after us so well and the food was just gorgeous 👌. This has to be the highlight of our holiday, the Ardèche is beautiful and I think its safe to say...More

1  Thank robynwcx
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Emily and Andy were our guides for the 2 days. They were brilliant. Lots of info about the area and excellent tuition with regards to canoeing and negotiating the rapids. We canoed 20km the first day, not as strenous or tiring as i thought then...More

1  Thank Rose M
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We didn’t the 8km decent and it was the best experience of my life. We definitely recommend this activity and this company to anyone thinking of going to the Ardeche! Paddy and all the staff are lovely.

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We had a fabulous trip down the Ardeche with Paddy and Emily whose back-up team helped with behind the scenes preparation of equipment and food. The experience was both exhilarating and relaxing in spectacular, beautiful scenery. The company was great and the guiding was proficient...More

1  Thank clareking604
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Visited with my adult daughter for the two day river kayaking trip with overnight stay at the bivouac. My impression from the start of Paddy and his team were of a professional, well organised team and I was not disappointed. The trip was fantastic with...More

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