Half day canyoning trips in the Cote d’Azur

What about having fun during half day canyoning trips in the Cote d’Azur?

You can for example choose this option 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.

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. On top of that, the landscapes are beautifull!

A big jump while canyoning in Gorges du loup for daring participants.
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!

Grade 1 canyoning trip, half a day

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

Grade 1 canyoning is also known as aquatic hike. Jumps are less than 5 meters. 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.

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…

The gorges du loup grade 1 canyoning trip in the Cote d'Azur is very relaxing.
Having fun and relaxing in the natural pools of Gorges du Loup.

Half day canyoning trips in the Cote d’Azur, grade 2

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

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 canyon

This tour is close to Grasse. 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 one of the best half day canyoning trips in the Cote d’Azur.

Abseiling in the Gorges du Loup, one of the best grade 2 half day canyoning trips in the Cote d'Azur.
Abseiling in grade 2 canyoning trip in Gorges du Loup.

Les Gours du Ray, an easy canyoning tour in the Alpes Maritimes

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!

Abseiling canyoning in Les Gours du Ray near Nice

Cramassouri, one of the most beautifull trips in the Cote d’ Azur

This is an amazing spot to discover canyoning in the Alpes Maritimes! This warm canyon is perfect for children initiation to canyoning or simply for beginners who want to benefit an incredible landscape… Since Alex storm hitted the Côte d’Azur in october 2020, this canyon is mainly interesting to improve your abseiling techniques.

Although it’s an easy one, this canyon is one of the most beautifull trips around Nice!

Cramassouri canyoning trip in the Cote d'Azur, a perfect tour with children.
Cramassouri is perfect with children because of the water’s temperature.

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