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Canyoning Ribeira Grande - full day


Get ready to go down the stream and enjoy some beautiful waterfalls at one of the longest watercourses on the São Miguel island. We will pick you up in Ponta Delgada at 9 am to start our adventure. On this tour, we will take you to the well known Salto do Cabrito, in Ribeira Grande. This is a spectacular scenery for canyoning! During the descent, we will have a brief stop for a snack and then continue exploring the stream to reach the highlight of the day: the last two consecutive waterfalls where you can really feel the real adrenaline of canyoning! The guides will make sure to take pictures and videos to capture this special moment you will never forget.

Duration of the activity: To the 5 hours of preparation and canyoning itself, you should add approximately 25 minutes for the included pick-up and transportation from Ponta Delgada and 25 minutes for the way back and drop-off.

Please note that this activity is available for children above 7 years old for safety reasons. Minimum height: 1,20m - Maximum height 2,10m. Minimum weight 20kg - Maximum weight 120kg

Please also note that the tour will depend on water levels and weather conditions for your own safety.

Prices for this activity: 110€ per person (adult & child)



Ponta Delgada - Ribeira Grande - Ponta Delgada


Bring: comfortable clothes and shoes, sweater, raincoat, bathing suit and towel, hat, sunblock, backpack, water and hair band (if applicable).


Light meal.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the level of difficulty of this tour?
A: This tour is more adventurous than the half-day tour and involves more walking. The waterfalls are higher and there is zipline involved.

Q: What is the water temperature?
A: During the Wintertime, the water temperature will be around 10-14°C (50-57°F) and during the Summertime, it will be around 16-19°C (61-66°F).

Q: Do I need previous experience?
A: Experience is not necessary, the guides will explain all you need to know during the safety briefing before starting the activity.

Q: Do I need to know how to swim to do this tour?
A: It is not necessary to know how to swim. However, it is always better to avoid panic.

Q: What fitness level is required for canyoning?
A: You don’t have to be an athlete to do canyoning. However, some basic fitness level is required. This tour is adequate for anyone with normal physical conditions. Please note that it is not possible for pregnant women to do this tour for safety reasons.


Price per adult


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This program includes
  • – Certified Canyoning guide
  • – Equipment (wetsuit, boots, harness, helmet and ropes)
  • – Snack
  • – Pick up and drop off at the tourist office or your hotel
  • – Insurance (personal accident and liability)