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Canyoning at Ribeira dos Caldeirões - Half Day

Highlights
  • Appreciate Portugal’s outdoor beauty by canyoning at Ribeira dos Caldeirões
  • A chance to see native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Pack light—helmet, harness, and full isothermal protection gear included
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Canyoning at Ribeira dos Caldeirões - Half Day
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Half Day Without TransportMost Popular
Half day tour starting from Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park
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Canyoning with transportation
Canyoning half day - 2.5 hours experience with transportation included. The best way to spend half of your day!
From US$69.23
Overview
This is the perfect tour for adventure seekers. Save hours researching Portugal’s areas of natural beauty, and instead have a full itinerary organised for you. You’ll get access to places that you wouldn’t be able to find without a guide—such as hidden waterfalls, and water pools. No need to buy expensive equipment—as helmets, harnesses and technical gear is included, and you'll get a full safety briefing. Enjoy abseiling, and exploring Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park on foot.
What to Expect
Canyoning activity starts at Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park with the equipment distribution to participants (isothermal protection, helmet, harness and technical equipment, collective material) followed by a short walk of about 20 minutes, until the entry point in the stream, where the safety briefing takes place. Along the way there are vertical challenges (waterfalls) whose transposition will be made with the technique of abseiling (highest waterfall with eight meters), alternating with small walking sections and a more playful area (slide and a jump with about four meters tall). We have daily tours with small groups and certified guides. Transportation is not included.
Minimum equipment necessary: swim suit, shoes with hard soles for the activity (tennis shoes or boots), towel, sunscreen, and one change of clothes (shoes) to wear after the activity (it is also recommended for participants to tie back their hair, if applicable)
Recommended Equipment: lycra shirt, neoprene gloves, and waterproof bag (to keep the phone and/or the camera)
Reviews (7)
1 - 5 of 7 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2018
Great fun!

Although my boyfriend convinced me to do this because I am more a cautious person and normally would have never tried it without him, I was very positively surprised. The guides were very nice and gave us very well safety instructions and always the feeling...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sydney D
Reviewed 28 August 2018
Must do challenge!

One of our best memories from 2 weeks in the Azores was this amazing hike! A good challenge in some of the most amazing natural enviroments you'll ever see. You won't go this deep into the forests without going canyoning, so don't miss out on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gibsonwushu
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile
Canyoning

We booked this as it was a “good introduction” to canyoning and “good for beginners/first timers”. I would say it is definitely not for beginners or people who have any nerves. The jumps are high and the instructors not the most encouraging or reassuring. If...More

3  Thank 509sophiew
PicosAventura, Diretor de Vendas at Picos de Aventura, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Dear Sophie, Thank you for sharing your opinion about one of our tours. Please notice that the itinerary you performed is Ribeira dos Caldeirões which is undoubtly the less technical and best option for people with no previous experience on this activity. Also, as you...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Great tour company!

We did both the half day canyoning trip and on a different day the mountain biking/canoeing trip. The biking and canoeing was quite relaxing. It is a great way to see Furnas and eat a traditional meal there. The mountain biking is not very technical...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Kristin G
Reviewed 26 October 2017
Amazing Canyoning Adventure!

We wen't as a group of 5 and all really enjoyed our time. The guides were amazing and helpful, and the trail was easy enough for really anyone to do but also fun enough for those looking for a thrill. We really enjoyed out time...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Andre T
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