Canyoning in Gran Canaria is one of the most outstanding outdoor activities that can be done on the island. An adventurous descent through the ravines and canyons is a great way to discover the hidden corners of the impressive landscape of Gran Canaria.
Canyoning Gran Canaria
Canyoning is one of the most popular outdoor mountain activities that can be done on the island. It is a very fun and adventurous trip oriented to those interested in enjoying sport surrounded by nature.
Depending on the selected valley, there will be forests with cascading water or fun ravines with jumps at different levels of height and natural slides for an unforgettable day.
This canyoning tour consists of descending a canyon or ravine following the course of the water stream where you will be able to combine different enjoyable physical exercises like walking, technical climbing, jumping, swimming, and abseiling (rappelling) for approximately 5 hours of adventure.
Everyone will be wearing a neoprene wetsuit, helmet, and individual safety equipment (harness, carabiner, and figure 8 belay device). Victors and his professional team of expert guides know the areas very well and take safety as a priority. They will help with the proper jumping, skills to safely move down in a canyon, basic rappelling techniques, and sliding positions.
Previous canyoning experience is not required; however, participants should be in good physical condition, be able to swim, and have no fear of heights or water.
Please note that the activity is held in different canyons in the winter and summer seasons. The change of location is necessary due to the presence of water. In contrast to the winter canyon, the summer canyoning does not offer the possibility for jumps and slides. The place is suitable for rappel and remarkable due to its striking natural beauty.
ACTIVITY INFORMATION – CANYONING GRAN CANARIA
|DURATION||5 hours approx. Depending on the selected canyoning route|
|TIMETABLE||09:00 – 15:00|
|AVAILABILITY||Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (All year long)|
|WHAT TO BRING|
Canyoning routes all year round
This tour is available all year long and routes vary depending on the time of the year.
- Summer routes are through the center and north of the island in summer: Barranco de los Cernícalos and La Mina.
- During the winter season, routes are through southwest of Gran Canaria: Barrancos de la Manta, el Mulato, Cañón del Toro and Cañon del Águila.
This trip also includes a picnic with fresh fruits, chocolates, cookies, and water and photos of your day for you to download. It is important to bring extra water, sports shoes that can get wet, and clothes to change into after the excursion.
Transfer included in the south areas (subject to availability): Arguineguín – Bahía Feliz.
If you are searching for a more summer coastal action-packed and adrenalin thriving activity we highly recommend booking Coasteering. For those interested in other fun activities check out axe throwing, scuba diving, or the supercar circuit. Other more relaxed activities include boat trips, minivan island tours, or a nice horse riding tour.