Canyoning Madeira Island – Ribeira das Cales

From: 65/per person

Canyoning Boots: Extra 5/pair of shoes

Quick Details

  • Difficult: This canyoning is a level 1 beginners.
  • Duration: From 8:30 to 13:30 approximately (including transportation)
  • Availability: Everyday, check calendar for availability.
  • Highest Rappel: 12 meters high.
  • 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 Ribeira das Cales

  • Canyoning in Madeira Island is considered one of the best things to do in Madeira and is the ideal tour for those that are looking to explore the deep nature of Madeira in a different way.
  • This Canyoning is ideal for beginners looking for the first touch with this extraordinary sport.
  • No experience necessary, our professional Canyoning guides will assess your skill and give you alternatives routes where possible if you´re uncomfortable.

The Canyoning in Ribeira das Cales starts at “Chão da Lagoa” in the Ecological Park of Funchal at approximately 1500 meters high. Along to the route, we found 5 rappels and to overcome the obstacles of the nature we need to walk, abseiling (rappeling), swim and jump in beautiful lakes and waterfalls. This Canyoning experience is the best for all people who want to have the first contact with this amazing sport.


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, Professional canyoning guides (certified by International Canyoning Academy), personal insurance (according to the Portuguese law) and transportation from the hotel to the activity and from the activity to the hotel. For pick-ups outside Funchal area please contact us.

What I need to bring?

To do Canyoning 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. In the case


What I need to bring?
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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