Canyoning in Ribeiro Frio

From: 65/per person

Canyoning Boots: Extra 5/pair of shoes

Quick Details

  • Difficult: This canyoning is a level 1 beginners.
  • Duration: 5min (Approaching); 2 hours in the Canyoning, 5min (Exit).
  • Availability: Everyday, check calendar for availability.
  • Highest Rappel: About 18 meters.
  • Minimum: In order to run the activity we need a minimum of 2 people.

From: 65/per person

Canyoning Boots: Extra 5/pair of shoes

Canyoning in Ribeiro Frio – Level 1

  • Canyoning in Madeira Island is the perfect way to mix awesome fun with the challenge, achievement and a huge dollop of that adrenaline that we love!
  • Unleash your adventurous side in this breathtaking and stunning canyon in a UNESCO World Heritage Site enjoying a full day sensory overload.
  • Available only in the wintertime (when the river is with water) this canyoning is the ideal for everybody!

Canyoning Ribeiro Frio is a canyon in the north side of Madeira Island and consists in 8 rappels along the way. The Canyon is located within the Laurissilva Forest that is a UNESCO world heritage site since 1999 and one of the seven wonders of Portugal.

A truly breathtaking landscape!

In this Canyoning, you will be able to abseil breathtaking waterfalls, jump and swim in beautiful lakes and also walk in an amazing zone only available in a Canyoning tour. A lifetime experience inside a lush forest.


Neoprene suit and socks, all the equipment needed (helmet, harness, connectors and eight approved by UIAA), a chocolate bar, licenses to carry out activities in the mountains, Canyoning guides, personal insurance (according to the Portuguese law) and transportation from the hotel to the activity and from the activity to the hotel.

What I need to bring?

To do Canyoning in Madeira Island you need to bring a towel, bathing-suit, sports shoes that you don’t mind getting wet (sportive shoes like running or mountain boots, never sandals or diving shoes) and change of clothes.


Is this Canyoning suitable for me?
Canyoning is an extreme sport with different levels of difficulty. The beginners level usually it’s suitable for everybody and the following levels requires an evaluation from us.
Are the jumps mandatory?
There are a few jumps along the way that are optional. You can choose to jump or going down in rappel.
Is this tour ideal for kids?
Yes, probably is one of the best things you can do in Madeira with your kids. They will need to have the minimum age of 6 or the minimum size required (125cm/25Kg).
Do we need to know how to swim?
To do this canyoning activity you don’t need to necessarily know how to swim but you need to feel comfortable around and inside water.
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