We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Les Gabarres Caminade

Open today: 09:30 - 18:00
Share

Les Gabarres Caminade
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
200
All photos (200)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
Open Now
Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
11°
Nov
Dec
Jan
Contact
Lieu Dit Gageac, 24250 La Roque-Gageac, France
Website
+33 5 53 29 40 95
Call
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We wanted to take canoe trip along the Dordogne but due to high flood levels it was impossible so we took a lovely 55 minute trip along the Dordogne on a traditional boat known as a gabarres. Ticket boxes inside the parking bays at La...More

15  Thank CheltenhamBabs
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Plying the river between La Roque Gageac and Beynac, these imitation sailing barges ( they are motorised) are an easy, comfortable way of seeing one of the most impressive parts of the Valley of the Dordogne. If you like a running commentary (usually in French...More

2  Thank Goomsu
Reviews (340)
Filter reviews
47 results
Traveller rating
22
22
3
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
22
22
3
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews english commentary boat trip dordogne river beautiful countryside la roque in season english version relaxing trip french tour boats translation ride operator banks skiing village scenery
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 47 reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Great value, with enchanting english speaking guide who added great value to the trip, enlightening us on the surroundings and what we were seeing.

Thank dick h
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We took an afternoon boat ride with friends. Our head sets worked well for the English tour. The French tour was given without headsets and was a bit distracting. The weather turned out to be perfect to be on the river. We got a good...More

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Quite simply a comfortable ride in an exciting boat journey (60 minutes) that celebrates the days of river trade on the Dordogne. An amusing and well timed audio in English added to the pleasure. Good value too.

Thank TheTimberman
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Twenty years ago I canoed 20 km down the fabulous Dordogne through this riverside town. Now taking a boat trip seemed easier not as enjoyable however Arrive early. We were on boat for 10 o’clock and there were plenty of spaces so you were able...More

Thank traceyg855
Reviewed 25 August 2018

It is a nice leisurely way to see the main historical towns or landmarks along the run. Our girls of 6 and ten did find it a little boring, but generally more suited to adults.

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A gentle trip up and down part of the Dordogne river for about an hour. Live French commentary but headsets provided for an English version. Nice views and quite relaxing. Only 10 euros pp.

Thank paulm2101
Reviewed 15 July 2018

beautiful way to see this amazing coastline, if you don't fancy doing a canoe trip. Audio explanation and story of the river, taking in the history.

1  Thank StanBrad
Reviewed 30 June 2018

There is much to see in La Roque and much of it involves walking up steep streets. For a less strenous tour I recommend a river tour. The tour takes an hour in an open Dordogne style river boat. The boats are spacious and have...More

4  Thank patnjoe2015
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This is that kind of tour you ask ourself if it is worth it or not. It is a short one (one hour) that gives you a different perspective of the Dordogne river and it's surroundings. You will hear about the history of the city...More

1  Thank AdrianaBoscov
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We found Les Gabarres after seeing the boats from Chateau Castelnaud. They give you a great view of the Chateau, but much more. La Roque Gageac is a fantastic little town with a great history. The guide on the boat (or audioguide if you speak...More

Thank Al-Sue-Maine
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Hotel L'auberge des Platanes
135 reviews
.03 miles away
Hotel La Belle Etoile
243 reviews
.05 miles away
La Plume d'Oie
75 reviews
.11 miles away
Le Relais des Cinq Chateaux
85 reviews
1.04 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 19 nearby restaurants
La Belle Etoile
826 reviews
.05 miles away
maison carre
88 reviews
.07 miles away
Chez Tom
141 reviews
.10 miles away
Le Patio
434 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 8 nearby attractions
Bambousaie de La Roque-Gageac
141 reviews
.19 miles away
Jardin Exotique
183 reviews
.03 miles away
Perigord Paintball
10 reviews
.35 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Halyna T
5 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from YorkshireExile8 | Reviewed this property |
We bought tickets at the booth adjacent to the pier. If it is peak season suggest you buy tickets for a later boat and have a coffee nearby. That way you can come back early enough to pick a seat near the front
0
Votes
Halyna T
5 February 2018|
Answer
Response from Halyna T |
Sorry, misspelled the boat name. Meant Gabarres Caminade. Where does one buy tickets in advance?
0
Votes
camara1
10 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no stops scheduled along the route. Most of the river journey is along undeveloped river banks so I would imagine the possibility for stops would be difficult.
0
Votes