For the main Base in Vayrac (Lot) : Base de Loisirs des Granges – 46 110 VAYRAC

To find us in Vayrac, from the village, follow the direction of the Dordogne and campsites. We are 2 km from the village after the small lake and the holiday village “Mirandol Dordogne”.

GPS : 44.9358923,1.6945168

The Base at Saint Sozy (Lot): Campsite « Les Borgnes » – 46 200 SAINT-SOZY

Located: at the foot of the road bridge on the right bank of the river

GPS : 44.8765259,1.5728294

The Base at Argentat (Corrèze): Locality « Saulières » – 19 400 MONCEAUX/DORDOGNE

Located : between Saulières et Monceaux / Dordogne, on the road to Beaulieu/Dordogne

GPS : 45.0645093,1.9064480

Our hours

Opening from 01/06 to 17/09 – In May, June and September:

The base in Vayrac
Thursday to Sunday, from 9:30 hrs to 19:00 hrs (with reservation)

Departures available from 9:30 hrs to 19:00 hrs following the route.

Opening from 08/07 to 27/08 – In July and August:

The base in Argentat
Every day from 10:30 hrs to 16:00 hrs

Departures available from 10:30 hrs to 15:30 hrs following the route.

The bases in Vayrac ans Saint-Sozy
Every day from 9:00 hrs to 19:00 hrs

Departures available from 9:30 hrs to 15:30 hrs following the route.

Subject to river navigation and climate conditions.

Means of payment

We accept Chèques-Vacances, Cash, Credit Cards (Mastercard and Visa).

Payment by cheque is NOT accepted.


This is obligatory: You must be able to swim 25 metres and immerse yourself under water. You must wear the life jacket provided by us. We advise you to wear closed shoes and keep your lifejacket on during your time on the river.

Do not forget:

  • Suitable clothing (swimwear, T-shirts, closed shoes)
  • Food and drink for the day
  • Depending on the weather, do not forget sunscreen (creams, sunglasses with cord, hat etc) as well as sweatshirts and windproof clothing.

For your informaiton: We provide 1 free container per boat to keep your belongings dry during your activities.

Except July-August and for your safety, the canoe tour over several days is available from 2 people only.

Respect the environment:

  • Respect the fauna and flora.
  • Collect all your rubbish and place in the bins provided at the Base.
  • Respect other users and stay away from the fishermen.

On site and close by

At our Base in Vayrac (Lot) :

  • Sale of dry bags, water shoes, caps, eyeglass necklaces…
  • Sale of cold drinks.
  • Pétanque, wooded area on the banks of the river for picnics, children’s playground, fitness trail…
  • Lodging within one kilometre, 3-star camping, rental cottages, bed and breakfast and holiday village.
  • In the village (2 km): shops, creperie, pizzeria, banks, chemist, Spar shop…

At our Base in Saint-Sozy (Lot) :

  • Sale of dry bags, water shoes, caps, eyeglass necklaces…
  • Close by : shops, coffee shop, restaurant, camping, rental cottages bed and breakfast.

At our Base in Argentat (Correze) :

  • Sale of dry bags, water shoes, caps, eyeglass necklaces…
  • Lodging : camping.
  • In the village (4 km): shops, restaurant, banks…



Cloudy or rainy days are not a reason to cancel. There is not a cancellation clause for this and therefore no refund will be given.

If you want to discontinue your trip during your stay, we will do our upmost to get you back to the Base on the same day, but no refund will be given for that day or the remaining days.

Safaraid Dordogne reserves the right to cancel any departure for security reasons (river level too high, weather alert, possible thunderstorms…)
This cancellation will result in an immediate refund of your deposit, or a change in the dates of your stay.


The barrels provided with your canoe cannot be guaranteed to be waterproof.
Therefore, we strongly advise you, before setting off, not to place any articles susceptible to water damage into the barrels. For example, Camcorders, photographic equipment, phones, etc.

Safaraid Dordogne cannot be held liable for any such damage to your equipment.

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