The Gorges du Verdon, located in south-eastern France (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence), is a river canyon, considered to be one of the most beautiful in Europe. It is about 25 km/16 mi long and up to 700 m/2296 ft deep, formed by the Verdon River and named after for its startling turquoise-green colour. Its most impressive part lies between the towns of Castellane and Moustiers-Sainte-Marie while at the end of the canyon, the Verdon River flows into the artificial lake of Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon.
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Kayaking in Penguin Island, Perth, Western Australia Australia
Penguin Island is located at about 50 km/31.1 mi in the south of Perth. It forms part of the Shoalwater Marine Park and it is home to over 1200 fairy penguins. The island offers to locals and visitors stunning marine and coastal scenery. Paddling a sea kayak is a amazing way to explore Penguin & Seal Islands and their wildlife. Seal Island is only inhabited by the Australian Sealions and it is not accessible to humans.
Explore these limestone islands and shallow reefs full of marine life with an easy, approximately 1 km/0.5 mi paddle offshore. You are able to see fairy penguins and their feeding show, sea lion colony, colonies of Pelicans, cormorants and other sea birds. It should be mentioned that, prior kayaking experience is not necessary and the sport is appropriate for all levels of fitness. Finally, bring drinking water, sunglasses and your camera.
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December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.