Canoeing – VEZ RIVER descent in kayak

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Canoeing – VEZ RIVER descent in kayak


It is an attraction to enjoy a river of crystalline waters, which is born in the National Park of Peneda-Gerês and provides moments of fun with the passage of rapids created by the natural course of the river and dams.

Price per person: 30 €

– personal accident insurance;
– liability insurance;
– Centro Aventura guides;
– transport between place of beginning and end of activity;
– snack / energy reinforcement at the middle of the activity;
– two-seater sit-on-top turism kayak, helmet, vest, paddle, lycra and isothermal wetsuit for the winter;
– hot bath option on the premises of Centro Aventura Park.

Other conditions: special prices for Groups / Companies / Schools / Collectivities.

Offer: activity photos and videos.

You choose! we guarantee fun and safety! During the descent will be accompanied by monitor inside water, plus support vehicle outside the river. At the end, while the participants change their clothes we transfer the drivers to the beginning where they left the vehicles.

Promise: Fantastic landscapes, good equipment and quality technical framework. A descent among friends, safely, enjoying the nature, adrenaline and fun that Rio Vez has to offer us.

Season: all year around.

Morning: beginning at 09H30 with forecast to end at 12H30.
Afternoon: beginning at 13H00 forecast to end at 18H00.
(*) Adjustable according to customer's interest.

Approximate duration: 3H00 (logistics + activity).

Number of persons: 2 to 100.
Under 18 years: must be accompanied by a responsible person and with the authorization of the parents / guardians to participate in the activity.

Location: Peneda Gerês National Park / Countie of Arcos de Valdevez.

Profile of the course: Suitable for beginners.
Fantastic drives, full of adrenaline, fun and always safe.
You can choose the route of 9 km "Choças > Arcos de Valdevez" or 6 km "Vilela > Gondoriz".
Route with fantastic scenery and suitable for children and adults.
Route whit 5 km "Arcos de Valdevez > Santar".

Type Program:
- Concentration in the Meeting Point combined with the client;
- Departure to the starting point of the descent;
- Distribution and verification of technical equipment
- Instruction and safety information;
- Start of river descent;
- Snack / energy reinforcement at the middle of the activity;
- End of river descent;
- Change clothes;
- Completion of the program / return;
After the end of the program, participants who want have the option to take a hot bath at the facilities of Centro Aventura Park.

Personal responsability equipment of the participant:
- beach towel;
- swiming suit;
- footwear attached to the foot to wet during the activity;
- dry shoes and clothes to change at the end;
- sunscreen.

Equipment supplied by the Centro Aventura:

- canoeing lycra.
- flotation vest;
- helmet;
- two-seater sit-on-top kayak tourism;
- paddle
- isothermal 4:3 neoprene wetsuit (in winter / cold weather);

Footwear rental for canoeing:

For only 5 € you have the possibility of renting isothermal boots suitable for the activity .
Sizes 36-44 and limited to existing stock.

Other services:

Do you need a shuttle service from your hotel to the activity and return? If this is the case, please send us the following information: name of the hotel / accommodation and respective address.
Oporto: 25 € / person | Guimarães: 20 € / person | Braga, Viana do Castelo or Valença: 15 € / person.
For other locations, please contact us.

To book the activity send us by e-mail, to, the following information:
- intended date;
- intended activity / route;
- full name and date of birth of all participants (for personal accident insurance);
- height and weight of the participants, if they wish to use isothermal suit;
- footwear size of the participants that wish to rent specific kayak footwear;
- telephone number and e-mail, so that we can confirm the reservation and send all the activity information.

Other conditions: special prices for Groups / Companies / Schools / Collectivities.

Centro Aventura Park
Pentieiros - São Pedro de Arcos
Lagoas de Ponte de Lima