of this activity

Meet at 9:30 am or 2:00 pm at “la Batie” 04120, near the former “Restaurant des chasseurs”, (see access map), for a real incursion inside one of the tributaries of the Verdon river : the Jabron canyon, 500m to the left at the end of chemin du Cloutas.

The canyoning guide is there to welcome you on the car park. 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, a walk (40 mn.) back in the forest brings us 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.




    • Discovery trip (total length of the activity: 2h30)
    • 45 Euros per person
    • To book online :
  • May to September


  • The activity relies on favorable 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.
  • No previous experience is necessary
  • Minimum age : 10
  • Being able to swim
  • Things to bring:
    • Swimming costume
    • Sports shoes
    • Towel
    • String for glasses
  • Please note: canyoning shoes can be rented for 3 Euros/pair, from size 37.
  • Fully qualified and experienced guides,
  • Approved (European standards), up to date safety gear :
    • Helmet
    • Harness
  • Individual equipment adapted to the activity :
    • Full-body wetsuit
    • Neoprene socks
  • Insurance (civil liability insurance covering ABOARD Rafting’s activities).
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