Caving activities

For enthusiasts.... Discover the subterranean caves as you've never seen it before!

This is the perfect way to experience Aven d'Orgnac from a completely different perspective! If you're physically active, you can book beginners' caving trips to visit part of this superb cave system. Fitted out with the right kit, a professional guide will share their passion for the underground world with you, as you discover the extraordinary mineralogical treasures buried in the depths of this listed site. The cave system will reveal its many subterranean landscapes and areas normally closed to visitors, but that you can now explore. You can choose from four unforgettable underground adventures.

Spéléominot. Photo ©L.Leandri

Speleominot / Caving for kids

Children aged 7-12 discover secret chambers of the Aven d'Orgnac and experience a fun introduction to caving ! Crawling through the cave system, you'll get a chance to see shining stalagmites real close...And our expert caver will be on hand to help you the entire way!

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Descente panoramique dans l'Aven d'Orgnac. Photo ©Y.Rung

Panoramic Descent

Taking the same route as Robert de Joly when he first discovered the cave in 1935 : a 50 m abseil down through the natural cave entrance. The cave works its magic...

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Départ de la via-corda dans les plafonds de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©P.Crochet

Underground Vertigo

Strap into your harness and work your way across the ceilings of the gigantic chambers of the Aven d'Orgnac : a physically-demanding and adventurous climb that offers you a unique view of the most popular cave in Ardèche!

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Vertige souterrain ©P.Crochet

The Combo : Panoramic Descent + Underground Vertigo

A unique means of discovering the cave awaits adrenaline-seekers. The Panoramic Descent and  Underground Vertigo allow you to truly experience l'Aven d'Orgnac : dizzyingly high, amazing sensations, it guarantees a breathtaking encounter with the cave.

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