Canyoning

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Discover the thrill of canyoning as you explore hidden gorges of the Lycian Coast

Canyoning is a new and exciting outdoor activity where you will find yourself jumping into clear, cool pools of water, and abseiling down waterfalls while you explore hidden gorges. Sometimes you will find yourself swimming through narrow passages, at other times climbing boulders, and sometimes walking.

Your chance to

  • Try a new and exciting outdoor activity
  • Explore hidden canyons of the Lycian Coast
  • Engage your sense of adventure
  • Cool off from the heat of summer

At a glance

  • Travel through canyons using a variety of techniques
  • Lunch and transport included
  • No experience necessary
  • Suitable for children 12 and older (please enquire for exceptions)

What´s included

  • All transport (incl. free pick-up from peninsula villas & hotels)
  • Safety briefing and training session
  • All technical equipment
  • Lunch

What´s not included

  • Extra drinks or snacks
  • Travel insurance

Remember to bring

  • Sturdy ankle boots
  • Two pairs of socks
  • Thermal undershirt so stay warm
  • Sun protection, sun hat and sunglasses
  • Lots of water to stay hydrated
  • Your sense of adventure!

Duration

1 day.

Activity briefing

The canyon descents are made wearing wetsuits and carrying waterproof packs and containers. Bougainville provides all of the technical equipment you will need such as helmets, ropes and wet suits. The agency conforms to international standards of safety and uses materials of a high standard. All you need is a head for heights, the ability to swim, and a taste for adventure.

For canyoning, you need to have sturdy ankle boots, properly broken in before you arrive that can get wet and still be worn well. It is possible to twist an ankle without good, solid footwear and spoil the fun for everyone. Better to come prepared as even a sprained ankle can make you a casualty.

Bring at least two pair of socks to prevent foot blisters, and a thermal under-shirt. Even though you will be wearing a wet suit, a thermal undershirt will help to prevent the inevitable chilling from the canyon water. Know your water needs and bring at least 1.5 liters or more if you can carry it.

If you bring a camera, make sure it has some kind of cord to hold it around your neck or to your body as well as a waterproof cover suitable for such activities. A dry bag to hold your extra clothes when you finish your activity is often overlooked.

The best season for canyoning is from Mid-June until the end of September because the water level rises in the late winter and early spring and also because the weather is often too cold after the end of September.

We also offer a special Canyoning Week.

Starting time

08:00 am at the Bougainville Travel office.

Itinerary

You will begin your day early. You must be at the Bougainville Travel office by 08:00 am so the guide can fit your wetsuit, and your group will depart for the canyon at 08:30 am.

The day includes a mixture of walking, jumping into pools of water, and abseiling(rappelling).

You will return to Kaş between 17:00 and 18:00.

Please contact our Sales staff one day in advance if you need our office to arrange a pick-up from your hotel.

Children Policy

Children should be 12 years old or older. Children must be accompanied by parents or guardian at all times. This activity is not suitable for most children under 12 years of age nor for those who are exceptionally small.

Safety

Always safety first! The agency conforms to international standards of safety and uses materials of a high standard. All you need is a head for heights, the ability to swim, and a taste for adventure.

An adventure sport requires you to have a realistic awareness of your mental condition; be prepared to focus on the tour guide, his or her instructions and the event at hand. Knowing the limits of your physical condition is important. Unless a group is engaging in semi-professional competition, our adventure activities are meant to be FUN as well as challenging, therefore honesty about your physical fitness can determine the quality of your adventure experience.

Prices from
50
BOUGAINVILLE TRAVEL The Original Kaş Adventure Company, since 1994

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