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Hire of Canoes (2 to 3 places) and Kayaks (1 place)


Payment is made before departure (in Euros, either by cheque or in cash)

Departure times :

    • Weekends from April to September: 10 ; 11 ; 14 ; 15 and 16 hours.
    • Weekdays in July & August: 10 ; 11 ; 14 and 15 hours.

Arrive at the office 15 minutes before the departure of the "shuttle" in order to complete the hire agreement.

The "Shuttle" (4x4)

in order to ensure your return when your trip is over we shall operate a "shuttle", once your hire agreement is completed.

We ask the drivers of your group to follow the "shuttle" (4x4) to leave their vehicles on the parking at the canoe arrival point. Your drivers are then brought back in the "shuttle" to the canoe embarkation point. You make your trip and once this is finished you put all the materials (canoe, lifejackets, paddles) where the renter indicates. You then return to you vehicules to return home. 

Where to find us :

On arrival in Saint Léonard des Bois (15 kms from Fresnay-sur-Sarthe) follow the signs for the direction of "Gesvres" & "Saint-Pierre-des-Nids". On the outskirts of the village alongside the river you will find our office (Alpes Mancelles Aventures) on your left at the foot of the cliffs.


Prices kayak

  • Mini trip : Distance 4 kms (1 hour, 1 hour 30) €11 per person
  • Half day : Distance 8 kms (2 hour, 3 hours) €15 per person
  • Full day : Distance 16 kms (4 hour, 6 hours) €19 per person

Waterproof containers are provided to keep your sandwitches dry.

Departure points will vary dependent on the level of the river