Visit of the Calanques in Kayak
The Kayak, to be closer to nature ... ...
Sea kayaking is ideal and perfectly suited to explore the National Park and discover its famous Calanques.
Particularly respectful of the environment, it allows to reach places inaccessible by foot or with other boats. This activity is accessible to all and responds precisely to the challenges of the National Park.
A day of discovery by kayak in the creeks is above all to discover the secrets of the coastline in silence and in complete freedom.
Alone or with a companion, you will walk along the coastline to discover the magnificent limestone landscapes from a new angle, and you will stop for a few moments at the curiosities that mark out each route: sea caves, blow holes, faults, pretty creeks and marine animals.
Not to mention a lunch break with swimming and sunbathing in a cove before resuming your walk.
Your Safety...The Weather
Kayaking is accessible to all (from 7 to 77 years old and more...) no need to be a seasoned sportsman to enjoy the joys of sailing in the Calanques. However, before planning an outing, remember to check the weather forecast. .
Good to know: it is always possible to benefit from the experience of a guide. In addition to ensuring safety, this professional will allow you not to miss anything.
Get the right equipment ...
You have consulted the weather forecast, now you have to plan the equipment to make your day at sea a success
- - Swimsuit + Tee shirt + Windbreaker
- - Closed shoes (e.g. neoprene bathing shoes)
- - Sunscreen + Sunglasses + Hat
- - Cell phone
- - Picnic and/or snack
- - Water: 1.5L per person minimum
Good to know: Lifejacket and waterproof container to keep your belongings dry will be provided by the rental company
The unmissable routes ...
The unmissable routes :
Half day : From Cassis to En-vau (45min)
From the beach of the big sea in Cassis, leave by the channel then follow the west coast after the port and cross Port-Miou, follow the point of Cacau and the remains of the eponymous quarry to reach the cove of Port-Pin and then that of En-Vau. After 45 minutes of navigation you enter the most beautiful creeks of Cassis. The efforts will be well rewarded because you will be the only boats to be able to cross the line of yellow buoys in the middle of the cove and reach the beach.
Day : From Cassis to the Devenson cliffs (1h15)
Kayak trip Cassis / En-vau / l'Essaïdon / le Devenson (1h15): From Cassis, follow the west coast after the port to the point Cacau (between Port-Miou and Port-Pin), then directly towards the point of Castelviel (exit of En-vau). Join the cove of the Oule and its cave before contemplating the needle of Eissadon. The route continues along the cliffs of Devenson to the islet of Dromadaire. Already 1h15 of navigation, turn around to reach the En-vau cove which is an ideal shelter for a picnic and swimming break.
Kayak rental, info and rates
The courses proposed above start from the beach of the Grande Mer (main beach of Cassis). The company Lo'Kayak, whose premises are located about 20 meters from the beach, offers quality kayak and paddle rentals in autonomy: single-seater kayak/biplaces/triplaces RTM + paddles + vests + waterproof bags (from 6 years old / Knowing how to swim without buoyancy aids). Guided trips possible on request and estimate. At your disposal on site, lockers and lockers to leave your superfluous things.
Starting point and times
Adress: Lo'Kayak, 4 Place Montmorin 13260 Cassis
Open: from 8h to 20h, 7d/7 from March to November
- 3h, 4h (half day), 5h or 6h (full day) rental.
- 10% discount for groups of more than 10 people (only for rental)
"Reservation in advance strongly advised "
- Free outing (Low season: April 1 to June 14 - September 16 to November 11): Single kayak (Half day: 25€, Day: 40€), double kayak (Half day: 40€, Day: 65€), triple kayak (Half day: 50€, Day: 75€)
- Free trip (High season: June 15 to September 15): Average price for a single kayak (Half day: 35€, Day: 50€), double kayak (Half day: 50€, Day: 75€), three-seater kayak (Half day: 60€, Day: 85€).
- Guided tour (kayak rental + guide): On request and estimate from 8 people
Book a kayak : +33 22.214.171.124.37