Canyoning consist in abseiling through canyons, down waterfalls and walking on narrow and winding gorges, shaped on small rivers, swim on clear waters of natural swimming pools and experience jumps to the water crossing different stage levels of the waterfalls trough ropes maneuvers and mountain equipments.
Meet unusual and astonishing places in inaccessible areas on Madeira Island , providing to the participant the opportunity to perform this activity on volcanic geomorphology and on ecologic environment exceptionally unique like the Laurel Forest . This unique subtropical humid forest (very similar to permanent mountain cloud forest) constitutes an extremely important ecosystem type that is rare worldwide. Most of the Canyons included are in the boundaries of the Madeira Natural Park . Since 1992 it is declared as a European Council Biogenetic Reserve, and it is also part of the Natural World Heritage List of UNESCO since 1999.
All tours are lead by specialised and certificated guides by ICOpro (www.icopro.org) and providing all the equipment and technical orientation. This means:

- ICOPRO qualified instructor and assistant for each trip

- ICOPRO Canyoneer Initiation Training Course & card

- Full personal equipment - CE standard PPE (wetsuit, socks, harness, and helmet)


Who can make this activity?

Everyone who have adventure character, know to swim, be familiar with rappel and had good disposition.

Let's start our adventure…

We have to propose a large variety of canyonings, with different levels of difficulty, since the initiate level to the experienced groups. We prepared programmes of one or several days of activity with or without accommodation on rustic tourism houses. All groups are lead by specialized and certificated guides and providing all the equipment and technical orientation.

 

Ribeira do Porto Novo Canyon

     
 

Being just a 30’ drive from Funchal city, which makes it perfect for those on a tight schedule, this canyon is ideal for groups with varying skills and fitness levels. Come and try it!

This programme starts, after a complete and dedicated briefing made by the guide. This tour includes 4 abseils up to 13m, 2 jumps up to 3m, and Slides up to 3m.

Bring your swimming suit, towel, sportive shoes and come look for the adventure.

Level: Beginner

Physical condition: For everybody

Canyoning duration:   +/- 2:00h

Includes transfer and pick-up on the Hotel (Funchal area), experienced guides, equipment, and insurance.

 
   

 

Every day, all year
09.00 am - 14.30 pm

 

Price per person: 60€
Minimum: 2 persons

 

 

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Ribeira do Lajeado Canyon

   

Situated close to Rabaçal area, right in the heart of the Laurissilva forest (UNESCO World Heritage Nature Site), this is one fun canyon with a few nice jumps and turquoise water pools. While exiting to our van you will have the chance to walk for about 40’ in one of these area’s levadas. This tour includes 5 abseils up to 20m, 5 jumps up to 7m.

Bring your swimming suit, towel, sportive shoes.

Level: Beginner

Physical condition: Be in good shape

Canyoning duration:   +/- 4:30h

Includes transfer and pick-up on the Hotel (Funchal area), experienced guides, equipment, and insurance.

 
   

 

Every day, all year
09.00 am - 15.00 pm

 

Price per person: 70€
Minimum: 4 persons

 

 

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Ribeira Funda Canyon

   

Located in the North part of the island, near Seixal village, this canyon is suited for people with already some experience (or that went on a canyoneer initiation tour with us). With a majestic 55m waterfall, a couple of jumps and smaller abseils in the middle and finishing with a 22m waterfall with a magnificent view over the sea, this is a tour not to be missed! This tour includes 9 abseils up to 55m, 5 jumps up to 7m.

Bring your swimming suit, towel, sportive shoes.

Level: Advanced

Physical condition: Be in good shape

Canyoning duration:   +/- 3:30h

Includes transfer and pick-up on the Hotel (Funchal area), experienced guides, equipment, and insurance.

 
   

 

Every day, all year
09.00 am - 15.00 pm

 

Price per person: 80€
Minimum: 4 persons

 

 

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