A group of children is getting ready to jump in the emerald waters of the Gorges du Verdon during their river trekking tour "Couloir Samson" with Yeti Rafting during the low season.



River Trekking from Castellane in Couloir Samson in Autumn

Minimum age
10 years
English, French
Meeting place

At our shop (12 Boulevard de la République, 04120 Castellane)


The Grand Canyon of the Verdon, just for you? It's possible in low season, the ideal time to explore this wonder of nature far from the hustle and bustle.

Nature and great outdoors lovers will be delighted by this river trekking tour! Fun, aquatic, refreshing, the exploration of the Couloir Samson will not leave you indifferent. This is a wonderful opportunity to discover this area, which is usually not accessible by boat. We will progress along the gorges by swimming and floating. You will have several occasions to jump, but none are mandatory.

Not only is the descent very fun, but you will also enjoy unique and sensational views!

Tour programme
- Preparation:
We welcome you to our store at the scheduled time and then take you to our base a few metres away by foot. There, you will meet your guide, receive your equipment, leave your belongings safely.
- Tour:
A shuttle will then drop you off at the activity site (20min). After a 10-minute walk to the river, you can jump into the water. No abseiling passages for this activity as we swim and float in the riverbed. Several jumps are offered but none are mandatory.
- Arrival:
Finally, we will retrace our steps with a 20-minute walk through two small tunnels. At the end of our adventure, a shuttle awaits us to take us back to Castellane.

Tour facts
- River: Verdon (easy)
- Description: Verdon Gorge is an immense and magnificent river canyon in southeastern France. Its deep cliffs carved by the Verdon River are unique in Europe and one of the greatest tourist attractions in Provence.
- Distance: 1km
- Total duration: 4hrs
- Trekking duration (time in the water): 1.5h

Included Services
- Wetsuit, life jacket, helmet
- Transfer from and to the base

Bring along
- Swimsuit
- Second pair of sneakers with laces - no water shoes
- Bottle of water
- Light snack

- Minimum age: 10 years old
- Minimum weight: 30kg
- Swimming ability
- Physical health

Recommendations for River Trekking from Castellane in Couloir Samson in Autumn

MaximeSeptember 8, 2021verified1 day (4 hours/day)

Great afternoon rafting. Just grandiose

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AnneJune 24, 2021verified1 day (4 hours/day)

Super tour, nice guide, it was amazing and top!

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ClémentJune 24, 2021verified1 day (4 hours/day)

Monitor at the top! Pedagogue and friendly. All with an excellent group it gives a superb fun and playful experience 😉

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