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Lyon kayak tour

You like kayaking, and you want to know more about the city of Lyon? Come on and take the plunge! And the good news is that you don’t need to be an expert to enjoy the experience!

Embark on a guided tour with a guide who will make you discover the city from a unique perspective, for adults and children alike!

All along the Saône river, the history of Lyon reveals itself to the most curious, from the great history to the most strange and unexpected anecdotes. From the first human settlements through the greatest events, down to the contemporary and futuristic district of Confluence, you will discover the unique link that the inhabitants have always kept with this mythical river.

PLEASE NOTE: Even though this tour is suitable for everyone, it can get physical. This is a sports activity, after all 🙂

This tour includes :
 canoe rental (one or two seats)

 descent of the Saône river with a tour guide

 Visit of the districts of Pierre-Scize, Saint-Vincent, Vieux-Lyon, Perrache and Confluence from the Saône.


Duration: about 3h (distance 8 km)

Type of tour: guided tour in canoe

Meeting spot: On the quay close to 38 Quai Arloing 69009 Lyon

Exact GPS point : 45°46’13.8″N 4°48’44.8″E

How to get the meeting spot

 Metro station VALMY, about 700m (8 minutes by foot)

Bus line: C 14, 2, 19, 31, 45 –Pont Koenig bus stop

Velo’v bike station: Pont Koenig


>For groups of minimum 2-3 people (2 adults minimum)

Tarif 75€ / person (canoe renting included)

>For groups from 4 people:

Minim. 4 people, 60 / person (canoe renting included)

Good to know!!!

At the meeting spot, your dry belongings will be safely taken by our staff to the nautical base. 

When you finish your tour, you will be able to have a shower and change for dry clothes in the changing rooms.

 We can offer you watertight bags during the descent if you wish to bring along essentials like suncream, hats, smartphones. However, you don’t need to carry a lot with you all along.


  • Nautical base Lyon Canoë, at the heart of the Parc des Berges, , 4 rue Jonas Salk, 69007, Lyon
    Tram stop T1 « Halle Tony Ganier » 100 metres away

In order to encourage our customers to act for the planet, we do not offer any shuttle service back to the Keonig Bridge. So we invite you to use the many public transport options. this is the ideal occasion to go off the beaten track and discover the new district of Confluence by the river Saône!

Adequate outfit

 Sports outfit (it is not compulsory to to wear a bathing suit!) and a pair of wetshoes.

 You will get wet somehow, so please think about taking some dry clothes.

 Don’t forget your suncream and a hat!