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Secret River will give you the opportunity to go through a perfect trip in the heart of the Verdon. You can choose to paddle with a raft or to float inside the Grand Canyon du Verdon and you will come back with unforgettable memories. My mission...more
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27 rue Saint Victor, 04120 Castellane, France
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The secret river experience was extremely enjoyable. With the guidance of our brilliant leader Antoine, who proved his extensive knowledge of the terrain like the back of his hand, we enjoyed a day of peaceful floating, exciting rapids, and beautiful scenery. Although the day was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Antoine C, Gérant at Secret River, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hello Rebecca ! Thanks a lot for your message. It was a pleasure to host you. Please call me for any question ! See you soon, Antoine

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had a super fun afternoon white water rafting with our guide Matthieu from Secret River and the rest of our crew! It was safe, fun and our guide had plenty of stories and jokes to tell ;-) I recommend opting for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Antoine C, Gérant at Secret River, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hello Nico, Thanks a lot for your feedback. We are happy to see that you liked the activity. We hope to see you soon. Secret River

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing day floating/swimming/hiking/jumping with Matt as our guide. He was patient and kind with our teenagers and obviously very knowledgable. We felt completely safe and confident in his guidance. The full day trip is definitely physically challenging but we all loved...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Antoine C, Gérant at Secret River, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you a lot for your message. It was a pleasure to do this adventure with you. We hope to see you soon !

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This was the most amazing day out! It starts with a hike down to the river with spectacular views. Then you float, swim, and jump your way along the river. Finish with a hike back up (you need to be fairly fit but you can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Antoine C, Gérant at Secret River, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Hello Miranda, Thanks a lot for your message. I am happy to read it. It was a pleasure for me to host you, and don't hesitate to contact me again for any question. See you soon, Antoine

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

It was an amazing experience doing rafting on the fantastic Verdon river. Our guide Antoine was very experienced and a very good companion during the trip.More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Antoine C, Gérant at Secret River, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Hello Florian. Thank you for your message. It was a pleasure to welcome you and your wife on board. The team was perfect ! Next time, you have to spend more time in the Verdon, you still have to discover the canyon! See you soon,...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Floating is a marvellous experience! A mixture of swimming, some walking, jumping in the most idyllic part of France. This was the highlight of our two week family holidays day for me. It sounds very relaxing and indeed, parts are, where you float down the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Antoine C, Gérant at Secret River, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Hello, Thanks a lot for your comment. It was a pleasure to do the Floating with you. Thank you again and please contact us for any question. See you soon Antoine

Reviewed 9 July 2018

This was by far the best day of our 2 week trip to France from the USA. The area is gorgeous and is a must see if you're in France but the raft trip was so much fun! Antoine is a great, safe guide and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Antoine C, Gérant at Secret River, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hello Kelsi, Thanks a lot for your message. It was also a really nice day for us ! I hope your travel was fine. See you soon Antoine

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Was the first time ever rafting for my boyfriend and I. We had a great time. Organization was great and all the equipment was provided. Antoine is really knowledgeable as well and explained us a lot about the river, Castellane and the Gorges du Verdon....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Antoine C, Gérant at Secret River, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thanks Alizé for your message. It was a pleasure to welcome you and your boyfriend. Have fun and I hope to see you soon ! Antoine

Reviewed 26 September 2017

My family and I went on a river float with Secret River this summer (July 2017). It was terrific. All the gear is provided by Secret River except for your shoes. This was a terrific adventure and our guide was outstanding. I would do this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Management response:Responded 27 September 2017

Hello Mike, Thanks a lot for your review. I was a really nice trip, your family is terrific ! Please let me know when you come back, and we will do another awesome trip ! Looking forward, Antoine

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Mystic floating with secret-river was truly an incredible experience. Amazing views and nature and at the same time a lot of fun! Secret-river was a great company to go with as they only go with small groups, which creates a much better experience. The guide...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Management response:Responded 15 July 2017

Hi Dennis, Thanks a lot for your review. it was a pleasure to welcome you in this amazing canyon. Please come back when you want and contact me if you have any question about the Verdon. See you soon. Antoine

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Rachel B
25 February 2018|
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Response from AntoineC1880 | Property representative |
Hello Rachel Thanks for your question. The hike is steepy and it's not so easy. (about 3km, (+400meters). If you are not in really good shape because of the injury, you can do the half day floating, it 's also in the grand... More
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