Canyoning also known as canyoneering mainly in the U.S, is an outdoor activity that consists in going down the canyons using different techniques such as hiking, swimming, abseiling, climbing and scrambling.
The ideals canyons for canyoning are often cut into the bedrock stone, forming narrow gorges with numerous drops, sculpted walls and in some cases beautiful waterfalls. The levels on canyons go from very easy to extremely difficult, though the popularity of the sport is based in the fun rather than professional techniques and difficulties. A wide variety of canyoning routes are found throughout the world being enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels.
The most common canyoning is done in mountains canyons with flowing water. Some of the countries where this activity can be practice are: Argentina, Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Spain and United States to name a few.
As I have said in other occasions, one more time Costa Rica proves is a real paradise, this time offering to its visitors many places to practice canyoneering. Thanks to the natural resources, people have the chance to practice this sport in the middle of forests and many species of flora and fauna.
Adventure activities in Costa Rica are very popular, because they not only include the adrenaline and adventure rush but it also include beautiful landscapes and natural scenarios. A visit to this country is not complete if you don´t get to enjoy a rafting tour, zip line in the middle of the tree tops or canyon down thru a waterfall.
Since Costa Rica is very versatile you can find canyoneering tours that can suit everyone, for kids, families and people of most ages without requiring any previous experience. Actually, the non technical canyoning is most common in Costa Rica, tourists love to practice it and many tour operators offer the tour in different locations around the country.
Mixing adventure with nature has always been an emblem of many of our visitors and this is exactly what a canyoning tour can give you.
In Costa Rica you have a lot of areas to practice this extreme sport, for example Turrialba is a nice beautiful town where you can find this mix and take advantage of the real Costa Rican essence avoiding tourist traps and enjoying a fun, safe and different adventure.
Explornatura offers you this tour, with some added values, you will have the chance to rappel down four waterfalls, zip line between the tree tops on four cables and enjoy the 132 foot hanging bridge, all of this in just one big adventure of 3 or 4 hours.
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