River descent - La Balade - 18 km

Descente de la rivière du Gouffre - La Balade - 20 km
Adult: $45.00 per ticket
Children (4-17 ans): $45.00 per ticket

A ballad in Charlevoix’s countryside

This descent will make you navigate between a good sporting challenge and a nautical ride full of discoveries. Follow an 18-km downhill course on the waters of the Gouffre River, a wild salmon river punctuated by easy to cross whitewaters. The «La Balade» descent is accessible and appreciated by adults and teenagers looking for a challenge. You will come across Charlevoix’s most beautiful riverside landscapes in a fun ride that will awaken your sense of adventure.

About "La Balade"

  • “La Balade” is a descent of about 3 to 4 hours without a guide, assisted by a shuttle.
  • You can go downriver in a simple or double kayak.
  • A waterproof bag is included.
  • Please bring your lunch.
  • The use of closed shoes or fastened sandals is mandatory. 
  • Neoprene booties and neoprene clothes are also available for rent.


This is the moderate course, with fun whitewater, great for learning the challenges of a river.

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