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 Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia Australia
According to a survey among 10,000 beaches, led by Professor Andrew Short, Sydney University’s marine studies center director, the beach at Vivonne Bay has been listed as the best in Australia. Paddle on up to 5 km/3 mi with your kayak in the ravishing and calm Harriet River with a variety of birds and other wildlife, easily to be observed. Relax as you enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Training schools on spot and experienced instructors will help you to launch your kayaks on the river. Kayaks, paddles and life jackets are provided, and dry bags are also available. There is a general store located on the South Coast Road, while Kangaroo Island SeaLink runs an outdoor education facility at short distance from the bay and Harriet River.
The Vivonne Bay Camping Ground, situated on Jetty Road, Vivonne Bay, is a unique camping area providing an ideal location for relaxation and easy access to the Western Kangaroo Island attractions. The Vivonne Bay Conservation Park extends westwards along the coast from the western end of the bay.
Relevant activites based in Australia
December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.