Support American Whitewater! Palm Orbit Rand Shock support unicef

[please login to make this ad block disappear]


River Rhone, Isle de la Serre

hole kayaking Playspot: France, East, River Rhone, Isle de la Serre.

What's it like

A commercial (though inexpensive) slalom area, next to the provincial village 'Sault-Brenaz', with some really nice surfing waves and holes; mostly between class II and III+. Relatively safe swimming, due to smooth, rounded rocks. A great camping place is right next to the water. At HIGH water levels you may also find a beautiful surfing wave (30 meters wide) mixed with holes on the river Rhone, 200 meters after the slalom course.
The best time is April - September, but it is open year round (give them a call first though if you want to go between October and March).

The next picture shows the first 'chute', where the local rodeo competitions are normally held. This hole is a little retentive, but not very deep. Mind your head and roll fast, as there is a big rock in the main flow 10 meters after the hole.

The second chute has the largest hole of the course. Less retentive, but deeper and faster then the first one. It is always pumping a little and it's not very easy to do controlled moves in:

How to get there

[More detailed information (212 words, 1 image, 5 links) is available for registered Playak users - please login or create a free account first to access this extra information]

Info sources


Nearest weather station (°C):



Palm Orbit Rand Shock
See the AUP for our Acceptable Use Policy and a Privacy Statement. Verein Playak is responsible for all editorial content on this site (including all graphics). No part of this site may be duplicated in any way without explicit permission from Verein Playak. Verein Playak takes great care to only publish original content, but since part of the content is user generated, we cannot always guarantee this 100%. If you notice any copyright violations, please let the editors know through the contact form and they will take appropriate action immediately. As a news and information platform, we republish small text snippets and thumbnail images, but always link to original content on other sites, and thus aim to adhere to a 'Fair Use' policy. If you believe we violate this policy in any particular case, please contact us directly and we'll take appropriate action immediately.