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“River levels meant session could not go ahead ”
Review of CANOEric

CANOEric
Ranked #1 of 13 things to do in Le Bugue
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Owner description: Located 150 m after the aquarium of le Bugue,face to the "Park of the Bournat," Canoëric offers you 8 different trips (from 5 to 26 km) on the Vezere and Dordogne rivers. Our courses are suitable for all, even for beginners! (from 5 years) You go down the River through beautiful landscapes at your own pace in complete freedom. Swimming and picnic stops will make you spend unforgettable moments 2 to 4 days trips available from Montignac-Lascaux to Trémolat. For your comfort, with genuine 4-seater canoes and canoes kayaks with backrests. Formula canoe + bike (mountain bike or electric) upon reservation. Groups are welcome and can be supervised by a monitor State certificate. Bar and restaurant on site or take away (baskets picnic), open all day. Bouncy castle for children on our terrace shaded.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’d been looking forward to kayaking on the Vezere river prior to visiting the area and had chosen the sunniest day of the week just in case we got wet and needed to dry off quickly.

However, there were a number of storms during the first part of the week and when we contacted the company we were told they would need to confirm due to the river levels. We found out the evening before that the activity would not be running, but communication was excellent and we will definitely try again when we are next in the area.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

The site is right by the large aquarium in Le Bugue so head for there if you need to find it. The staff spoke good English and were helpful. You had a choice of 5km, 12km, 21km and 26km paddles. The 12km one cost 17 Euros each with a discount for children under 10.

My only gripe was that you were charged 2 Euros to hire a water proof barrel for your stuff which I thought should have been included in the price.

The river was shall and gently flowing so is ideal for family canoeing, you have life jackets but a lot of people took them off as it was so hot and the water was very shallow.

A fun family event in the sunshine.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Great kit and a beautiful stretch of river to paddle along. We got good directions and everything ran according to the plan. The river is beautiful - dragonflies landed on our paddles and we saw kingfishers - the Dordogne is better for chateau spotting but the vezere is all about nature.

Thank helenahankaart
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Eric C, Propriétaire at CANOEric, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Great review, in only one sentence you described perfectly both rivers, good feeling!
We are glad you appreciated the nature in your canoe trip.
Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Well organised. Well worth doing. Not too friendly, but this is France. We did a 3 hour trip which was about right with 2 kids. Wouldn't want longer.

Thank Nicolas R
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Parking is easy, the snack bar serves lovely paninis! We booked in easily and were given everything we needed, including hiring a container to hold our belongings in. We chose to paddle from the site for 2 hours and the river was peaceful and pretty. The paddling was easy as it was with the river flow. We saw fish, kingfisher, herons and egrets. We stopped at Limeuil for a welcome drink and then met the staff 10mins down river for an efficient journey back to base.
Would highly recommend this trip and company!!

Thank Patrick186466
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