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CANYONING: discovery trip in the Jabron

One of the most beautiful and accessible canyons to explore near Castellane.



Meet at 9:30 am or 2:00 pm at the former "Les Chasseurs" restaurant (village of La Batie, 10 km from Castellane on the D4085 road to Grasse), (see access map) for a real incursion inside one of the tributaries of the Verdon river : the Jabron canyon.

The canyoning guide is there to welcome you on the car park of the restaurant. He hands out your equipment and you are ready to go. A 30 min. walk takes you right up to the entrance of the canyon. There, you are introduced to the abseiling techniques and then gradually penetrate inside the canyon. Soon, you need to adapt your progression technique. Abseiling down a 5 m "rappel", sliding down a natural stone slide, and jumping in clear pools at the heart of the canyon become the necessary techniques...

At the end, we walk back in the forest brings to the start.

The Jabron canyon is a short but spectacular canyon, accessible to everyone in reasonable fitness.

None of the jumps and slides is compulsory and can be abseiled down instead, if you wish not to jump.

More pictures of the Jabron canyon... canyoning

More pictures of the Jabron canyon... canyoning


The first corridor in the Jabron canyon


Our activities include the following

* Fully qualified and experienced guides,

* Approved (European standards), up to date safety gear (harness, helmet).

* Individual equipment adapted to the activity (full-body wetsuit).

* Insurance (civil liability covering ABOARD Rafting's activities).


Additional information

* Things to bring: swimming costume, towel, sports shoes, string for glasses

PS:You can rent from us special canyoning shoes for 3 Euros/pair.

* Minimum age: 10

* No previous experience of canyoning is necessary.


canyoning equipment

Canyoning equipment

Price and booking

* Discovery trip (total length of the activity: 2h30): 40 Euros per person.

* For any information concerning booking and cancellation procedures or insurance details,
please refer to the "
General Terms and Conditions" section.


Period of validity

*From April to September.

* The activity relies on favourable weather conditions. In the event of heavy rainfall, the canyon may be flooded rapidly. For this reason, in case of high risks of rain, the guides reserve the right to postpone the outing.






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