Canyoneering Tours

Canyoneering Tours

Face your fear of heights and jump into these exciting canyoneering tours around the Philippines. Explore the river canyons with azure waters to Kawasan Falls in Cebu and other top canyoneering tour destinations in the Philippines.
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Frequently asked questions

What is canyoneering?

Canyoneering is an extreme outdoor activity in the Philippines wherein you get to explore canyons by hiking, rappelling, sliding, swimming, climbing, and overcoming various obstacles.

Is canyoneering a safe activity?

Regulated canyoneering tours operated by accredited tour operators that you can book with Guide to the Philippines are safe. Gear such as life vests, helmets, rappelling gear, rope, and more are provided. Make sure to read the description of your chosen tour for any restrictions.

Where can you try canyoneering in the Philippines?

You can try canyoneering to Kawasan Falls in Cebu, Biliran, Camarines Sur, Samar, and Cagayan de Oro.

Kawasan falls in Cebu is one of the famous waterfalls in the Philippines that you can reach by canyoneering. This involves an exhilarating descent down natural rock formations, thrilling jumps into crystal-clear pools, and breathtaking rappels alongside cascading waterfalls. You can book Cebu tours with Kawasan falls canyoneering, and other side trips to top attractions in the city.

What are the best canyoneering tours in the Philippines?

The best canyoneering tours in the Philippines is in Cebu. Kawasan falls canyoneering is one of the most popular activities in Cebu and typically involves hiking, rappelling, and cliff jumping in the Philippines. It’s often combined with other destinations and activities, such as Moalboal Sardine Run and Pescador Island.

How to go canyoneering in Cebu?

Canyoneering is one of the best things to do in Cebu, especially for adrenaline junkies and adventure seekers. To go canyoneering in Cebu, go to South Bus Terminal and ride a bus bound for Bato via Barili or Badian. Inform the conductor that you’ll be going to Kawasan Falls in Badian. You can also go canyoneering in Alegria. From the same bus terminal, ride a bus bound for Alegria. Look for buses heading towards Bato via Barili or Bato via Oslob, as these routes pass through Alegria.

You can also book a tour with a reputable tour agency, like Guide to the Philippines, in advance. Cebu canyoneering tours usually include transportation, equipment, and experienced guides to lead you through the canyons safely and ensure a hassle-free adventure.

When is the best month or season to go on a canyoneering tour?

It’s best to try canyoneering during the months of November to May, or during the dry season. You can still enjoy canyoneering during the rainy season, but with proper guidance and weather conditions.

What should I wear on a canyoneering tour?

It’s recommended to wear a long-sleeved rashguard, board shorts, swimming leggings, and footwear that has grip, such as trekking shoes or aqua shoes.

What do I need to bring for a canyoneering tour?

Participants typically need to bring appropriate clothing (quick-drying), sturdy hiking shoes or boots, a waterproof bag with water and snacks, sunscreen, a hat, and any personal medications. The tour operator will usually provide specialized equipment like helmets, harnesses, ropes, and wetsuits if necessary.

How long does a canyoneering tour last?

It depends on the tour package you availed of. In most cases, it lasts for 5 to 6 hours.

Do I need previous experience to join a canyoneering tour?

No, most canyoneering tours cater to beginners and provide thorough instruction on basic techniques such as rappelling and swimming. However, some tours may have specific skill level requirements, so it's essential to check beforehand.

What should I do if I have a fear of heights or water?

If you have a fear of heights or water, it's best to communicate this to the tour operator beforehand. They can provide guidance and support to help you overcome your fears or may suggest alternative activities or routes that are more suitable for your comfort level.

Are there canyoneering tours during rainy or bad weather?

Most canyoneering tours are dependent on the weather and water condition. Make sure to coordinate with your chosen tour operator and check weather updates.

Are canyoneering tours kid-friendly?

Because it’s an extreme activity, there’s a minimum age requirement for canyoneering tours. Make sure to check the description of your chosen tour for more information.

What is the group size for canyoneering tours?

Group sizes for canyoneering tours can vary depending on the tour operator and the specific tour. Some tours may accommodate small groups of 4-6 participants for a more personalized experience, while others may cater to larger groups of up to 12 or more.
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