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Les Canoes du Marais
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“great fun”(4 reviews)
“kayak”(5 reviews)
“paddling”(4 reviews)
A great experience, face to face with nature!!!! Leaving from Givrand, you will paddle with your family or your friends on a calm river without flow, accessible to everyone! The ride will lead you throught various typical landscapes within a...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
103 route des Sables, 85800 Givrand, France
+33 6 07 11 37 59
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, water v still so good for beginners , Lots of options kayak vs canoe vs pedalos Good value overall One hour enough for small (<10) children

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 822rjs
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took our 8 and 11 year old girls on a canoe. Had great fun. Staff are friendly and helpful. Lovely stretch of the river. We just did the 1 hour trip which was perfect, as our 11 year old was less...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marvin D
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We went canoeing for the first time today. Our children are 8 and 12. We reserved a time via email but can just turn up. Staff were lovely, very friendly and spoke great English. We had a great time navigating the river. Will definitely do...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JoanneP1236
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We booked a family outing with sit-on kayaks, 2 hours of paddling in the salt pans.With a 9 year old and a 15 year old we had a little challenge to get started with the wee one despite using the smaller kayak for juniors, but...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DFOMalley
Reviewed 29 August 2017

great little find; enjoyed paddling around the canals and negotiating VERY low bridges!good fun even on a somewhat cloudy cold day.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank naomi156
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We hired a Kayak for me and eldest son and my wife and other two sons hired a canoe. We hired them for an hour which was about OK as it is quite tiring if you are racing each other. It is quite easy to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Karl E
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stopped in on the way past to see if it would be possible to book and there was no problem getting a booking for the afternoon. The guy on reception was very friendly and helpful. We hired a canoe for three people and paddled...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Fabbulous2015
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

What a great way to spend a couple of hours, 6 of us hired canoes & kayaks for 2 hours, traveling through marsh land, forests and open countryside. We were 3 adults and 3 children, the team at the centre were excellent and very welcoming...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank AH3372
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Came here with 2 sons (10 & 13) & husband. We hired a canoe for us all for 2 hours for a very reasonable 38 euros. Life jackets are provided, as is a big waterproof tub for keys etc. The river itself has little/no current...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank catherinecW2374CW
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My husband and I with our 3 children (10,12,14) did the evening canoe to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, returning at dusk/dark by head torch. You leave at 7pm it takes approx. 1 hour canoeing to get there, you have 2 hours shopping in the town which is picturesque...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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1 June 2018|
Response from LesCanoesduMarais | Property representative |
Hello We have got some safe jacket from 15 kg minimum
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Colette O
8 June 2016|
Response from LesCanoesduMarais | Property representative |
Hello, All our canoe trips start from the canoe base and you return to the same place by canoe because the river is really quiet and there is no current. To answer your previous question about the canoe, it depend of the... More
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