Here you can book the best canyoning tours in Gran Canaria. Tours with pick up from your accommodation. Experience an exciting day in the beautiful nature of the island. All tours are led by professional guides, there are different levels of difficulty to choose from.
Those who love canyoning must come to Gran Canaria!
This is where your adrenaline kicks in: canyoning in Gran Canaria! Probably the most spectacular way to combine an adventure holiday with experiencing nature. Also known as canyoning, this outdoor activity is a dynamic way of getting around in wild nature. It begins where tours usually reach a turning point: at the highest point of a canyon.
While canyoning in Gran Canaria you will walk through such gorges from top to bottom, patiently rope down the waterfall, swim through impressive rock caves, cross streams, slide down natural slides, climb past ledges or jump directly from a hill into a crystal clear mountain pool. The variety and challenge of these tours in Gran Canaria are hard to beat.
For canyoning in Gran Canaria the mountain world of the island offers some fantastic canyons. In the green heights accompanied by the water, these sporty excursions take you through terrain that you would normally not enter.
Canyoning immerses you deep into the natural world of Gran Canaria. If you would like to test if this sports package is for you, try one of the easier entry-level tours at the beginning. The mountain ranges and rivers of the island also offer challenging sections for advanced canyoners.
Canyoning on Gran Canaria - what do I have to consider?
Canyoning on Gran Canaria is a leisure activity for everyone who feels physically fit, can swim and is not afraid of heights. But have the courage and desire for an unforgettable adventure. Previous experience is not necessary. It is a holiday pleasure for couples, groups and families.
Children from 7 years of age (the minimum age varies according to the organizer and degree of difficulty) can participate in canyoning in the company of an adult. There are tours for those who are facing the adventure for the first time and for professionals in this field.
As a beginner you should not go on canyoning tours without a guide who knows the area. The canyon guides know the terrain and know best how to take a descent safely and considerately. And they know the best canyoning routes in Gran Canaria depending on the season.
For example, some canyons only have water in the winter months, others are in motion all year round.
Canyoning in Gran Canaria - Safety and equipment
Safety is the most important in this leisure activity in Gran Canaria. The selected routes are tried and tested and offer different levels of difficulty depending on the level. You will be accompanied by experienced guides who will explain to you what the terrain is like and what exactly awaits you in this adventure. In addition, before each obstacle you will be given practical help to master it. And if you become uncertain before a descent, you can always choose an easier way down.
One of the most elementary things of a canyoning tour is the equipment. This includes in any case:
- Climbing harness
All this is provided by the tour provider and is checked during creation. You are well equipped for your canyoning trip if you bring comfortable clothing, swimming costumes and sturdy shoes that can get wet. Cameras and other personal belongings can be stored in a waterproof backpack during the tour. Do not forget sunscreen and water! A descent can take several hours with a return trip - perfect for a day trip to Gran Canaria!
Canyoning in Gran Canaria - where does the adventure start?
Depending on the season the tours are offered in different regions of the island. In the winter season, the south and southwest score the most points with interesting routes. From a height of up to 35 metres, you will rappel down the Águila gorge, which is located near San Bartolome in the south of the island. Here the river meanders through a breathtaking landscape, offers some great rappelling points, natural slides, a water cave and turquoise water.
From San Agustín you can reach the gorge of del Toro. In the summer, adventures tend to take you to the centre or north-east of the island, and then to the gorge of the Barranco de los Cernícalos Nature Reserve - the gorge of the kestrels, among others. Here, actually, there is always water flowing and not for nothing, this area is considered as a natural miracle of the island. With its jungle-like flora, the Barranco de la Mina is also considered one of the most beautiful rivers in Gran Canaria. Also here you will find an adventure between the rocks.
Book a guided canyoning tour in Gran Canaria with sunbonoo and go home with a new hobby after this special experience!