Ourthe offers some very picturesque descents. It's
safe with kids as the Ourthe isn't that deep.
There are no rapids, just a tiny waterfall (1ft)
close to La Roche.
There is no need to use
public transport to the starting points, as busses
from the providers will drop you off.
famous descents :
year round: From the Nisramont dam to La
Roche (25 km, whole day)
year round: From Maboge to la Roche (10
km, a few hours).
1st till March 15th: Houffalize direction
Nisramont: Kayak rental + 4 different starting
C&P) walking distance from the chalet.
season: gentle floating on the dam of
your car to La Roche, approx. 20 kilometers (one
of the most beautiful roads in the Ardennes), and
pay for a kayak trip at one of the kayak
providers. You will find them in and around La
Roche. Free transport to one of the starting
(La Roche); Brandsport
(La Roche), Les
Kayaks de L'ourthe (La Roche) Price:
approx. 12 EUR (10km).
can combine kayaking with a Mountain-bike trip
La Roche - Maboge.
to rent a watertight barrel for your clothes
and other items - €2, pay in bus
and single kayaks
to get there?
the road to La Roche (street alongside the
dam: at approx. 10kms from the chalet -
signpost to the left
La Roche: Follow the "P" signs
(Parking). You can find a few kayak rental
providers in and around La Roche.