Canoe Rapido

the most beautiful descents
of the Hérault!

In the wild

A fun and sporting activity in a wild setting

Are you tempted by the Hérault and its canoeing activities? Fancy a kayak outing in a superb natural setting? Canoe Rapido offers two routes on the Hérault river that are accessible to all.

Treat yourself to a leisurely family outing or an exhilarating thrill between the garrigue and the Mediterranean.
With 30 years’ experience in the Hérault region, Canoë Rapido ensures you’ll have fun on the water. Ready to go? Find our Hérault base and its latest-generation equipment 50 minutes from the beaches and 45 minutes from Montpellier, 5km from the village of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, listed as one of France’s most beautiful villages. 
A paddle, a lifejacket and off you go into the heart of the Grand site des Gorges de l’Hérault! A change of scenery and a smile guaranteed!

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FROM 4 Years

And much more!

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Water at 25° in summer

Don’t forget your swimsuit!

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Unlimited time

Your car is waiting for you on arrival!

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26 L canister

Keep your sandwich dry!

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Our leisure, sports and outdoor activities

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Cliffs circuit

Very quiet course in the heart of nature. Ideal for beginners. Allows you to navigate without the risk of capsizing.

4 km

Unlimited time (min. 1 hour)

From 4 years

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the descent and its rapids

A wild descent with several small rapids. Accessible to beginners, but be prepared to capsize.

12 km

Unlimited time (min. 3 hours)

From 6 years

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Between escape game and orienteering, a canoeing adventure to get your brain working!

4 km

Unlimited time (min. 2 hours)

From 4 years


Leave your car at our nautical base and let us guide you!

Canoë Rapido offers 2 canoe, kayak or paddle courses in a splendid wild section of the Hérault Gorges, just a few kilometers from Saint-Guilhem-du-Désert and less than an hour from Montpellier (Hérault).
Enjoy a family outing with children aged 4 and over.

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Our commitment to the environment

Our leisure, sports and outdoor activities

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Made in france

Our canoes are made in France

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We can help and advise you on how to minimize the environmental impact of your trip.

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Fewer resources

No electricity or water at the base nautique

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We’re Nef members, and the money you give us helps finance green projects.