Claire Stahr
Claire Stahr
2023-08-26
J'ai été ravi de la qualité de l'organisation et du sérieux de notre accompagnant. Un petit groupe de 7 bien sympa, tout a long de la journée. Cool et frais...sans avoir froid ! 😀
sylvain lemaitre
sylvain lemaitre
2023-08-24
Bonne activité (en sécurité )
romuald PAJARES
romuald PAJARES
2023-08-20
Très bonne première expérience en canyoning dans les gorges du loup , idéal pour débuter, les derniers sauts sont assez hauts mais pas obligatoires. Notre guide Jérôme était au top
Joost
Joost
2023-08-19
We had a great time canyoning with the family and I enjoyed some good climbs with my sons. They were flexible and Olivier was helpful and responded really fast.
Lina Lindemann
Lina Lindemann
2023-08-18
Great experience! :) It was our first time canyoing and we chose level 2. It was really fun and our guide Remi always made sure that we were all safe and feeling good!
Kim van der Eijk
Kim van der Eijk
2023-08-16
Level 2 canyoning gedaan. Leuk, gevarieerd parcour met 2x abseilen, vele sprongen en glijbanen. Prachtige natuur. Georges is een topgids die goed op de veiligheid let en duidelijke instructies geeft. Ook de communicatie met Olivier vooraf bij het boeken is perfect. Er worden geen foto's gemaakt tijdens de canyoning, dat had wel leuk geweest.
Eda Erdogan
Eda Erdogan
2023-08-11
Expérience extraordinaire. Notre guide, Rémi était top, il a su s’adapter à chaque personne et a été à l’écoute. Et le parcours de 2h-2h30 avec des vues surprenantes est passé à une vitesse incroyable. Merci Rémi ☺️
Salomé Dersoir
Salomé Dersoir
2023-08-11
Première expérience de canyoning incroyable dans les gorges du Loup. Descente en rappel, toboggans, petits sauts, grands sauts, tout y est ! Un grand merci à Olivier mais aussi aux deux guides, Rémi et Simon, pour leur sympathie et leur professionnalisme ! Merci encore !
Stacey Brownlie
Stacey Brownlie
2023-08-09
My family of 8 (14-38) enjoyed a day of canyoning and absailing whilst in France. We chose Oliver’s company due to his excellent communication. He even gave us lots of recommendations for our trip. He would always get back quickly and was very informative. The rates were excellent as we had over 6 people. We were met by Julien our guide who was lovely, comical and embraced our Scottish accent. He was a good laugh throughout. The activity was excellent. We learned to absail too which was fun! Everyone loved the whole experience. If booking please note: there are no changing areas. We had to change in our cars but we dried quickly in the summer sun. I would have loved if the guides had cameras to take photos. We done ghyll scrambling in the Lake District and there were 2 guides - one of which would take lots of photos for us! Although I appreciate, another guide would increase costs and the currents in some of the waters may be unsafe! But just a suggestion :) We would 100% recommend Olivers company and if we were ever returning to water canyon we would absolutely use this company again!

Discover canyoning in Nice with half-day canyons

There are many amazing half-day canyons in the French Riviera. These spots are perfect to discover canyoning around Nice Côte d’Azur.

You can for example choose a half-day tour if you don’t have a lot of time or just if you want to have a soft approach of this water sport. That would be the best choice with children or if all your friends are not very fit as the activity will be of 2h-2h30 in the river.

Furthermore, a jump or slide is never obligatory. Your canyon guide will always be able to offer you an alternative. Children aged 8 and over can also participate as long as they know how to swim and love water! If you want to discover canyoning in the Alpes Maritimes with your family, we recommend this article dedicated to practicing it with children.

Though these outings are rather easy, sportsmen could get a lot of fun as it’s possible to do big jumps or slides if you want. Indeed, it is possible to jump from 10 meters high spots in some of them like Gorges du Loup canyon. This canyon is really the best half day tour in the French Riviera if you are searching big jumps and slides. On top of that, the landscapes are beautifull!

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A big jump in Gorges du loup for daring participants!

You can either go for grade 1 or grade 2. The main difference is that you will learn how to abseil in grade 2. Anyway, you are never forced to jump or slide. Do what you want!

Discover canyoning with grade 1 trip

50 euros per person or 45 euros per person if you book for 6 people and more

Grade 1 canyoning is also known as aquatic hike. No abseiling in this grade! Obstacles are easy to avoid. These canyons are suitable for families as you can bring 8 years old children and for people who do not favour risky ventures. The aquatic hike is mainly interesting if you really don’t want to go down with the rope. As the abseiling technique is very easy, we generally prefer to discover canyoning in grade 2 with almost everybody…

Mind you: if more daring people join the group, they will be able to slide down waterfalls and jump from higher spots (7m).

Gorges du Loup aquatic hike

This is the perfect option close to Nice for beginners who don’t want to abseil. A lot of fun for all the family…

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Having fun and relaxing in the natural pools of Gorges du Loup.

Discover canyoning with grade 2 canyons

55 euros per person or 50 euros per person if you book for at least 6 people

You will learn the technical skills like abseiling to be able to try most canyons in the area. According to the trips, there will be tobogganning, jumping from 10 meters high spots and abseiling down for 15 meters.
A lot of fun with moderate challenges. Accessible to beginners. Suitable for children more than 10.

Gorges du Loup, the best half-day canyoning trip in Nice

This tour is perfect to discover canyoning close to Grasse, Vence, Cannes and Antibes. We’ll start with the technical part of the river with abseiling. Then, your canyoning guide will indicate you many jumps and slides! This is probably the best half-day canyoning trip close to Nice Côte d’Azur.

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Abseiling in grade 2 canyoning trip in Gorges du Loup.

Les Gours du Ray, an easy tour to discover canyoning

Located close to Grasse, near the village of Greolieres, this trip in wild nature offers a great variety to beginners with many jumps and small abseils. You can go there even if you are a beginner!

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Cramassouri, one of the most beautiful canyons on the Cote d’Azur

This is an amazing half-day canyoning tour in Nice! This warm canyon is perfect for children initiation or simply for beginners who want to benefit an incredible landscape. Although it’s an easy one, this canyon is one of the most beautiful trips in the French Riviera!

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