Sports and Pastimes in Ardèche

A selection of sports and leisure centres in Ardèche. Click on the name of the centre or the photograph to find out more about the sports and leisure activities available.


In the middle of Southern Ardèche, Céven'Aventure leisure base in Les Vans organises a very wide choice of activities including canyoning, canoeing, kayaking, adventure circuits, caving, rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking and archery in the Chassezac river gorges.
Located in south Ardeche, the Animal Park of Lussas is a teaching farm , with a collection of different free-range poultry and a farm shop selling our produce and souvenirs.
HELI TECH professional pilots provide maiden flights in the Ardèche skies in helicopters and Microlights. Do you dream about piloting a helicopter? Heli-Tech can make you dream come true! HELI TECH was set up by enthusiastic flyers Jean Paul and Ghislain who love to share their experience of Helicopters and Microlights.
Discover one of the most beautiful beaches of the Ardèche river, single family relaxation area located just opposite the beautiful Cirque de Gens. Fine sand, hammocks, lifeguards, pedal boats & canoes rental, picnic area, snack bar, pools, children games.
100% adrenaline and everyone,from 7 to 77 years! After a 15 minute flight over the gorges of Ardeche,an incredible free fall more than 200 km / his waiting for you, photo and video support! Book now at 06 72 23 93 90
In the open air, on 6 hectares of forest, 3 shaded grounds for your games of Paintball (from 8 years old) and Laser Game (from 7 years old). Birthdays, groups, Stag and Hen Parties, spend an unforgettable day. Laughs guaranteed!
You like adventure trips in trees and canyons, speleology, climbing, canoe and kayak, trekking, or simply nature... So follow us !
Near Vallon Pont d'Arc, tree climbing in the heart of a lush forest with circuits for 4/7 years, 8/11 years and relaxation or sports circuits from 12 years. Adventure garden for 2/4 years, musical circuit perched in huts.


Les bateaux du pont offers you to go down the canyons of Gorges de l'Ardèche, with canoes and kayaks made for one or two persons.
In the water (canoeing, canyoning), in the air (Via Ferrata) or underground (caving), enjoy a unique experience in the heart of the Natural Reserve of the Ardèche river Gorges!
With AZUR CANOË, enjoy the joys of canoeing from Camping Les Tunnels located 800 m from the famous Pont d'Arc with direct access to the river, and taste the pleasures offered by one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe.
In the heart of the magnificent canyon of the Gorges de l'Ardèche, come and discover an unforgettable canoe show with 9 descents, from easy to sporty level, and a dynamic professional team!
Fill up on sensations with our 9 canoe descent routes on the Ardèche, from easy to sporty level, for half a day, a day or two days, in the heart of the magnificent Gorges de l'Ardèche.
Ceven'Aventure offers a descent of the Gorges du Chassezac in Ardèche, in a canoe or kayak, rent or accompanied by a guide, with moments of relaxation and swimming, for a day.
Oceanide Canoë offers you to go down the canyons of Gorges de l'Ardeche in canoe and kayak : 1 or 2 days, short or long-distance trips, special prices for groups and students.
Patou Bateau offers you the rental of canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddle in Saint Martin d'Ardèche. 8 descents of the Gorges de l'Ardèche by canoe, half-day, full day, over 2 days, 3 days and 4 days. There is something for everyone!
On one of the most beautiful beaches of the Ardèche river, canoe rental with 2 descents to choose from. Supervised swimming, pedal boats, beach volleyball, table tennis, picnic area, hammocks, 4 swimming pools, playground, snack bar
From the quiet ride over water to the sporting descent, we offer several formulas to discover the pleasures of canoeing with the magnificent natural Ardèche river gorges reserve in backdrop.
From the mini-descent to the descent on four days with overnight in bivouac, Canoës Service offers 7 formulas for an unforgettable descent of the Gorges de l'Ardèche by canoe, kayak or kraft.

Motor sports

A new karting area welcomes you at the aerodrome of Aubenas-Lanas. A karting track is waiting for you, for renting and ponctual shows.
Renting quads, motocrosses, enduros, karts, mountain bikes, 4x4 cars... from 3 to 77 years old, 7 days a week from 9 am to 7 pm. Trips with quads and motorbikes. Sensational feelings !

Adventure Parks

Courses in the trees, with multiple levels adapted to the capacities. Zip line, monkey bridges, suspension bridges, liana, and many other stunts await you.
Between Vallon Pont d'Arc and Barjac, in the heart of a lush forest, tree climbing with courses 4/7 years, 8/11 years and from 12 years and adults. Adventure garden for 2/4 years, musical course perched in huts.
With Ceven'Aventure, you will discover many sensations, between via ferrata, zip line, climbing, monkey bridge... through its course, located in the south of the Ardèche.

Canyoning - Speleo

The leisure Ceven'Aventure, located at Vans in southern Ardèche, offers a discovery of the caves in the area and a descent of the Ardèche canyon, accessible to all.
At the heart of the Ardeche River Gorges natural reserve, live strong feeling in the air with Via Ferrata, underground with caving, or go for a tonic and invigorating activity with canyoning.