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Canyoning Excursions Half Day + Lunch Tour

Canyoning Excursions Half Day + Lunch Tour Packages
Country: Mauritius
City: Tamarin
Duration: 8 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Full Day Tours

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Half day canyoning excursion in the South West area of Mauritius at Rivière Papayes.

This canyoning excursion is done at the Rivière Papayes, which is also known as Papaya River, located at an elevation of 161 meters above sea level. This canyoning circuit gives you the opportunity to discover waterfalls and crystal clear ponds of Rivière Papayes.

Situated near the village of Tamarin, Rivière Papayes has a landscape which is mostly covered with mosaic vegetation and croplands. This track constitutes an authentic and original route for canyoning with abseils of 5 to 20 metres that will suit both the beginner to the hardcore adventurer.

The canyoning trip starts with a safety briefing and equipment introduction for an initiation circuit so you’ll be well prepared for the abseiling activity taking place later on down the gorges.

After the initiation, you will head to a superb natural site in the heart of Yemen Reserve. Shortly after you will the first abseiling experience, a short abseiling down to the river. The next abseil is through a succession of 4 waterfalls.

The Rivière Papayes canyoning trip, consist of several abseils, and it also offers to enjoy some river trekking and swimming in the river.

For the more courageous ones, it possible to test their courage by jumping into the ponds.

The canyoning ends with a short climb to the hill top, offering stunning views of the entire west coast.

Shortly after you will head to the end point and from there travel by vehicle back to the departure point.

Our team, consisting of monitors and qualified instructors, will make sure that your activity takes place in the best possible conditions, so don’t worry, you are in good hands!

All the canyoning outing are operated and led by the leading canyoning and rock climbing guides in Mauritius, with vast experience in canyoning and rock climbing activities and rescue operations in all areas of Mauritius. The canyoning is done under the full supervising of qualified canyoning guides.

The canyoning excursion runs for a period of 3 hours and is offered on these times: 8:00 and 12:30.

canyoning trip route

Region: South West Mauritius

Requirements: Have basic swimming skills.

Minimum age requirement: 12 years old and above (must be accompanied by at least one parent)

This Half Day Canyoning excursion includes canyoning equipment, water and snacks.
More information on the Rivière Papayes Canyoning Trip

What is Canyoning? Canyoning (known as canyoneering) is traveling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include walking, climbing, jumping, abseiling, and swimming.

The terms canyoning and canyoneering are more often associated with technical descents — those that require rappels (abseils) and ropework, technical climbing or down-climbing, technical jumps, and/or technical swims.

Canyoning is enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels.

Canyoning gear includes climbing hardware, static ropes, helmets, wetsuits, and specially designed shoes, packs, and rope bags.

About the Yemen natural reserve park – The park is located on the West Coast of Mauritius. It hosts two of the longest rivers of Mauritius – Rivière Rempart and Tamarin River – and is a haven for all sorts f native wildlife. The actual size of the natural reserve is of around 4500 hectares.

Today, it is a private nature reserve where luxurious fauna and flora can be admired. A visit to the Yemen Reserve is like stepping into the middle of the African Savannah.

Yemen nature reserve, home to herds of Java deers (around 9,000), wild boars, hares, macaque monkeys, mongoose and the fruit bats live inside the reserve and abundant indigenous and exotic plants such as ebony, cassias, tamarind, pink pepper and many more are also found in this amazing natural reserve.
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Important: The Half Day Canyoning Excursion - Rivière Papayes is done at the Yemen Reserve .

Accordingly, we offer you to purchase together with the Half Day Canyoning Excursion - Rivière Papayes,

Note : Exclude Transfers from and To Hotel
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