Our rentals & water activities

Gorges du Verdon

Water activities in the Verdon gorges

With our boats, you will be in total freedom to explore the Verdon Gorges and the Sainte-Croix Lake!

With Surf Center, you can rent the equipment for your nautical activities in the Verdon Gorges and at the Sainte-Croix Lake :

  • electric boat
  • pedal boat
  • paddle boat
  • canoe
  • catamaran
  • windsurf board

Booking online

Online booking is available for certain activities and in certain time slots :

  • electric boats for 3 hours, morning or afternoon
  • canoes full-day or half-day (morning)
  • paddle boards for 2 hours in the morning
  • pedal boats full-day or half-day (morning)

Once you have made your reservation, you cannot change the time or the type of boat anymore. It is essential to respect the meeting place, the precise departure time and the limited seat capacity in each boat.

Make sure you arrive 15 minutes before the desired departure time. We will check your booking together and talk about the different options for your journey. You will then enjoy your nautical activity in the Verdon Gorges or on the Sainte-Croix Lake in complete peace of mind!

Please mind respecting these instructions if you want to have a great time during your activity.

Booking on site

For every other rental, let’s meet directly at the Surf Center !

You can rent your boat on site without reservation 7 days a week, subject to the good weather conditions and the availability of the requested equipments. You will be asked to present an official form of identification.

The prices on site are the same as those online.

Booking by phone

We don’t take any reservation by phone.

Cancel or modify

Due to the peak period, we can’t accept any change of date, time or type of booking.

No reimbursement will be made, except in case of bad weather forcing us to keep our boats on land (strong wind, storm, etc.)

In case of bad weather, you can cancel or postpone your booking without additional charge until 24 hours before departure. The Surf Center reserves the right to cancel any booking in case of bad weather conditions. If it is impossible to postpone, we will refund your payment.

Forms of payment

Online booking: debit card.

Booked on site: cash, debit card, Holiday Vouchers ANCV.

You will be asked to provide an identity document as a deposit. And don’t forget to get it back on your return !

Safety instructions for all water sports rentals

Buoyancy aids are provided for adults and children. It is mandatory to wear them during the activity. All participants must be comfortable in the water, be able to swim 25 m (27 yards) and to immerse themselves.

Children are accepted on condition from 10 kg (22 pounds) onwards: they must be under the supervision and responsibility of a competent adult at any time, and the weather conditions mustn’t present any risk (wind, storm, etc.)

Our four-legged friends are accepted on board, entirely under your responsibility.

Weather conditions on the Sainte-Croix Lake

In the morning you will enjoy the perfect conditions. The sun isn’t too intense and the lake is peaceful. A thermal wind rises around 1 or 2 pm.

Weather conditions can change very quickly on the lake. You must be careful.

Boarding point

Surf Center

Margaridon beach

Sainte-Croix Lake

83 630 Les Salles-sur-Verdon

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