Riou de La Bollène canyon near Nice
Riou de La Bollène canyon near Nice
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    French, English
  • Duration
    5 hrs
  • Opening seasons:
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Activity description

The Riou de la Bollène at La Bollène-Vésubie is a fun and sporty canyon descent where you can abseil down all the important obstacles.

At the bottom of the large coniferous forest of Turini, this very aquatic descent offers many jumps and big slides, reserved for experienced people.

Programme:
You meet your guide at the exit of the village of Plan-du-Var in the Alpes Maritimes. He gives you the equipment and explains you the various canyoning techniques you'll need for the descent.

After an approach walk of about 15 minutes, you arrive at the departure of the Bollene canyon near the bridge of Oule.

Then, you start a descent of 4 hours: You follow the thread of the water where there are some obstacles that will require you to jump. Then the obstacles become higher and 2 toboggans follow one another. Then some jumps lead to a 10-meter abseil. After the last swim, the canyon stops and gives way to a calm river.

You then walk for about 30 minutes to exit the canyon.

Please note that the exact meeting point always has to be decided with the instructor. 

minimum 10 y/o
Starting time: 9:00 am,
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Itinerary

- Approach walk: 15 min.
- Descent: 4 hours
- Walk back: 30 min.
- Altitude difference: 200m
- Length: 2km
- Highest waterfall: 20m

Activity requirements

All participants must be able to swim.
Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Special terms

Activity subject to weather conditions
Please get in touch with the instructor after your booking is confirmed to communicate the name, size, weight, and shoe size of each participant.

Adult price varies according to the number of participants:
- 1 - 6 pax: €65 pp.
- 7 - 8 pax: €60 pp.

Included
  • Neoprene suit & socks
  • Helmet & harness
  • Waterproof container
  • Canyon bag
  • Guide
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Swimwear & towel
  • Trainers that can get wet
  • Watre bottle & energy bars
Meeting point
Parking du pont Durandy, 06670 Utelle Get directions
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