CANYONING IN MADEIRA

Is considered by professional as one of the best in Europe. Madeira Island offers exceptional conditions for canyoning practicing.

Beginner Level

This canyoning is intended for those who wish to have the first contact with the activity. It is an easy but challenging route and has a duration of approximately 3 hours. Inserted in the middle of the Laurisilva Forest (considered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO), you will take a course with approximately 1500 meters, covered with a primitive prehistoric vegetation this is the most beautiful beginners canyoning in Madeira Island. Along the route you will have 5 rappels (technical descent in rope in the cascade) where the highest reaches 18 meters, alternating with jumps to small natural lagoons. This activity is always carried out by two certified guides.

Moderate Level

This canyoning is intended for those who have practiced the activity previously and want to try a more advanced level. In order to book this canyoning is necessary that you have done the beginners tour before, or present a proof of the equivalent level of experience. It has a 20 minute uphill walk and a total duration from 3 to 3.30 hours and a return of 5 minutes. Pedra Branca Canyoning is situated on the North Coast of Madeira Island at an altitude of 200 meters in Seixal. Beyond the technical challenge it is also pleasurable to observe several species of Madeirean flora, such as Apollonias barbujana and Echeveria elegans. Along this route there are 8 abseiling, the highest of 50 metres and towards the end an ultimate abseiling of 30 metres, which backdrops close to the sea with a beautiful background setting of the North Atlantic Ocean. This activity is always carried out by two certified guides.

Advanced Level

Such canyoning is of high difficulty and aimed to those who regularly practice it. These canyons, situated on the North Coast of Madeira, are located in the heart of the Laurissilva Forest where nature is found in its pristine state. It has a 1 hour and 20 minutes uphill approach, and lasts approximately from 4 to 5 hours with a 30 minutes return. In order to book this canyoning is necessary that you have done the moderate tour with us before, or present a proof of  the equivalent level of experience. At this level, canyoning requires more advanced technical skills and knowledge of the usage of handrails and aerial belays. The selection of each canyoning will be made accordingly client`s experience. This activity is always carried out by two certified guides.

Moderate

80/person
  • Activity duration 3 – 3.30 hours
  • Highest abseiling (50 meters)
  • Transfer
  • Insurance
  • Certified guides
  • Photos of the tour
  • Individual equipment
  • Water and chocolate
  • *Min. 2 persons | Max. 6 persons

Advanced

120/person
  • Activity duration 6 – 7 hours
  • Highest abseiling (60 meters)
  • Transfer
  • Insurance
  • Certified guides
  • Photos of the tour
  • Individual equipment
  • Water and chocolate
  • *Min: 2 persons | Max: 6 persons

*Should bring: swimsuit and towel.

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