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Canoes Loisirs

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Canoës Loisirs is a canoe renting base near Sarlat la Canéda in the Périgord. From 9 to 25 km come and enjoy the different routes to discover all the castles ans the beauty of the Dordogne.
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Base Nautique de VITRAC | Le Brat, 24250 Vitrac, Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

After a gap of 30 plus years it was great to be back on the Dordogne. This company must be amongst the best for this activity. Exceptionally well organised, excellent equipment and well trained staff. The trip from Vitrac to Castelnaud is amazing, passing below...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank edwin577
CanoesLoisirs, Responsable relations clients at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Tank you Edwin pour your feedback. It's nice to read a feedback like yours. Have a nice day and enjoy the life :)

Reviewed September 13, 2017

Canoes Loisirs were extremely well organised and would highly recommend seeing the sights of the river in this way. Would definitely recommend leaving lots of time to do the canoe trip as it's nice on a hot day to stop frequently and swim, stop for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank SabrinaYork
CanoesLoisirs, Responsable relations clients at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Thank you Sabrina, Of course you have to take your time on the river to have a break, a picnic or to swimm. We have a shuttle back every hour from midday to 7 a clock so don't worry about your return. Have a nice...More

Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We booked a time slot and arrived early. Staff were very helpful and friendly. He noticed my wrist band from La Palombier and told us we got 10% off. We got offered a choice of pick up times depending on how long we wanted to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Meurig1
CanoesLoisirs, Responsable relations clients at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Thank you for your feedback Meurig1, Of course the next time you will do the long one :) See you soon in Dordogne :) Have a nice day.

Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

We booked the canoeing trip through our campsite reception (Saint Avit Loisirs) You arrive and park up at the end of your canoe trip, where there are plenty of spaces to park your car. You then embark on a coach trip that takes you to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Mark M
CanoesLoisirs, Responsable relations clients at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Thank your for your feedback Mark. Have a nice day !

Reviewed August 30, 2017

We decided to rent here becasue we had some vouchers online. I would say most of the different companies who provide service througout the river gives a similar service. To mention that Canoes loisirs makes you pay for the container rental while many other do...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank bdn77
CanoesLoisirs, Responsable relations clients at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Hello bdn77, Thank you for your feedback about your trip. Many companies on the Dordogne, yes, but not with the same service. We propose or not the container to 2 € because we consider that it is not mandatory. Some companies charge more and include...More

Reviewed August 18, 2017

Under the leadership of Monsieur Gilles, Canoes-Loisirs provides excellent service. Thanks very much Gilles and Antoine for your help. Merci beaucoup!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank marklitver
CanoesLoisirs, Directeur général at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2017

Thank you Mark :) Gilles

Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Perfect way to see some lovely sights down the dordogne. Loads of places to stop for a picnic. A must do if your in this area. The vitrac to beynac is quite far for first time canoeists though!

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Gaz1989
CanoesLoisirs, Gérant at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2017

Hello, I'm agree with you. For a first time, Vitrac Beynac it's enough and you see the best part of the Dordogne. Have a nice day, See you soon in Dordogne. Team of Canoës Loisirs

Reviewed August 14, 2017

We booked a trip with canoes loisirs through our campsite reception which included travelling in a convoy and then a coach to the start. Canoes loisirs provided a highly professional service with good staff and equipment. Four of us shared a canoe (3 year old...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank megoi
CanoesLoisirs, Gérant at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2017

Many thanks for your feedback. See you soon un Dordogne :) Team of Canoës Loisirs

Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Canoeing down the Dordogne was one of our best experiences all holiday. It was so good we did it twice. It feels very safe as the river is not very deep and quite shallow in places. There's plenty of places to stop off, paddle, swim...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Clarkiefrom
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Easy to book and arrange for large groups - there were 15 of us and was quickly sorted out with equipment. One thing is that it is somewhat expensive especially for 3 in one boat (€57). Going down the river is easy, the current is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Sarahp2342014
CanoesLoisirs, Gérant at Canoes Loisirs, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Thank you for your return about your trip. Have a nice day and see you soon in Dordogne.

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CON10BIRTH
August 31, 2018|
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Response from Richard_Heaps | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so, and they have a massive array of life jackets of all sizes.
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NicholasN123
August 18, 2018|
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Response from Mark P | Reviewed this property |
It gets very busy on a nice day so my advice would be to book ahead.
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NicholasN123
August 18, 2018|
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Response from Canoes-loisirs | Property representative |
Hello Nicholas, You don't need to book now. Just one day before you can call us and that it. Have a nice day,
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