Take the plunge on this all-or-nothing whitewater adventure at Aspropyrgos Canyon near Athens!
Towering 25m above the valley below, Aspropyrgos is revered for its thundering whitewater channels that have cut their path through the wild mountains for millennia. A rugged landscape overlooking central Athens, these 14 waterfalls are steeped in ancient Greek mythology, making it the perfect adventure for the wild of heart and curious of nature!
This activity takes place in Aspropyrgos near Elefsina in West Attica. Only 30 minutes from central Athens, this gorge has fixed abseil descents (25m max height) and offers a combination of dry & wet sections based on the season.
Meet your guide in Attica for this canyoning excursion in Aspropyrgos Gorge near Athens! Suitable for adventurous beginners, this multi-discipline experience is recommended for anyone new to the sport and looking for a fun yet challenging introduction. After a short nature walk, reach the start of this short yet impressive canyon hidden deep in the pine trees of western Athens. Before you start your descent, you will receive a short safety briefing and introduction to the kit – learning about the ropes and techniques you’ll be using throughout the day. Under the supervision of your guide, learn how to climb, jump and abseil through the gorge – descending waterfalls and tombstoning into freshwater pools! An all-or-nothing experience, work as a team to navigate this intricate canyon network, following the flow of the river as it picks up the pace and funnels into raging waterfalls, natural slides and deep freshwater pools! A 4-hour descent, reach the finish line in time for a quick team photo before your return to your transport and your adventure will end.
Operating all year round, this excursion is suitable for adults only with some technical sections, high jumps, solo abseils and fast flowing water. There are several opt-out areas with optional traverse sections.
All participants must know how to swim