Canyoning trips in the
PYRENEES-ORIENTAL (66)

8 canyons

From the age of 8

Starting from 41 €

Hot water canyon: all year round. Other canyons: from April to October. 7 days a week by reservation.

Exterior Nature takes you on a discovery of most beautiful course de canyoning of Pyrenees-Orientales (66), In preserved natural sites. Located in the south of the region OccitaniaInter Prades, Perpignan, Ceret et Argelès-sur-Mer, all our canyons offer a memorable sports and refreshing experience. Combine the pleasures of water hike, theclimbing, potholing and white water swimming for the original outdoor activity! Le canyoning is a nature sports adapted to all levels: beginners, athletes et experienced. Friends ou in family, select the canyoning outing ideal!

All our canyoning outings in the Pyrénées-Orientales 66

Canyoning Molitg Pyrenees-Orientales

Discovery Canyoning in Molitg - Level I
From 8 years old - From 41 €

Le canyon of Molitg-Les-Bains is located around Prades.


It is ideal for learn about the practice of canyoning and the pleasures of this outdoor sporting activity.


This canyon descent is fun, progressive and accessible to everyone, including children from 8 years.

Galamus Gorge Canyon 66

Discovery Canyoning in Galamus - Level I
From 8 years old - From 41 €

Near to Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet, the canyoning outing of Galamus is perfect for beginners and families with children from 8 years old.


This is the ideal canyon for gentle initiation in crystal clear, translucent water.

There is no obstacle to abseil over and all jumps are optional.

Canyoning Adventure region of Perpignan

Canyoning Adventure at Gourg des Anelles - Level II
From 12 years old - From 51 €

Located in the municipality of Ceret, Gourg des Anelles canyon offers a nice variety of obstacles.


However, it remains accessible to all, because the most difficult passages are optional.


Complete and fun, this canyoning outing is intended for amateur athletes. A great whitewater adventure!

Canyoning Baoussous Perpignan region

Canyoning Adventure in Baoussous - Level II
From 12 years old - From 51 €

The Baoussous canyon is located near Ceret.


Renowned for its many reminders successive, this canyon is ideal for learning or improving abseiling.


This canyoning outing is accessible to all (children from 12 years old), thanks to the optional nature of certain obstacles and the very short approach and return steps.

Canyon of Llech toboggan

Canyoning Sensations in Llech - Level III
From 16 years old - From 61 €

Between the villages of Prades and Villefranche-de-Conflent, 30 minutes from Perpignan, is the famous Llech canyon.

This very aquatic canyoning outing is tailor-made for athletes looking for thrills.

The Llech canyon is one of the most famous in France and is renowned for its variety of its obstacles, all very playful.

Sports canyoning Pyrenees-Orientales Salt Del Pi

Short Day Sports Canyoning - Level III
From 14 years old - From 89 €

Located in the heart of Vallespir near Ceret, Canyons Small Day of Mas Calsan and Salt Del Pi offer you a concentrate of sport, adventure and fun, for about 5 hours.


All of this wild and uncrowded canyons are intended for amateur or experienced athletes, wishing to spend a unique experience immersed in nature.

Canyoning expert Pyrenees-Orientales Le Cady

Big Day Canyoning - Level IV
From 16 years old - From 107 €

For the most experienced, set off for a whole day in one of the most demanding canyons from the region of Perpignan : the taurinya canyon or Cady Canyon.


A truly sports adventure in a wild and remote environment. Adrenaline rushes and thrills guaranteed for 7 hours!

Hot water canyon PO 66

Hot Water Canyoning - Level I
From 12 years old - From 51 €

Fancy a unusual adventure ? Test it hot water canyon of Thuès

When the river is surrounded by snow, the spectacle is simply magical.

This canyoning outing from level I is ideal for an unforgettable moment with friends or family (from 12 years old)!

Live the canyoning experience between Perpignan, Prades and Argelès-sur-Mer

To a few hours, half day or whole day, embark on a outdoor activity unusual while exploring the magnificent canyons of the Pyrénées-Orientales. A great way to combine water sport with discovery of the hinterland of the region of Perpignan.

We advise you how to use canyoning outings accessible to all, framed by qualified instructors et experienced: 

  • Canyoning baptisms for beginners et families with children from 8 years old.
  • Outings sport level canyoning to do the full of sensations.
  • Extreme canyons for the most experienced et lovers of sports challenges

For more information and to receive all our advice on choosing the canyoning outing that suits you and suits you best:

They liked canyoning with Extérieur Nature

A great experience and worth repeating!

Our guide, Pierre, was attentive and knew how to explain to us properly so as not to be afraid. A guide who is passionate about what he does, and full of useful information to know! Plus, we were able to go canyoning in a small group, it was great!! I recommend this warm and welcoming place! And above all, don't be afraid to start this activity! Pierre will accompany you as he should 🙂

Maëlle - June 2024

A great canyoning morning!!!

Pierre was very explicit in the practice of his activity, great for moments with friends or as a couple. We highly recommend!!!

Theo - June 2024

Afternoon canyoning in a small group (4)

If you are passing through this area, go there with your eyes closed. Our guide, Pierre, exceptional, quickly puts you at ease, gives explanations and advice with humor and calm. To do and do again, magnificent landscapes and very good memories.

Aymeric - June 2024

Just magical

Jumps, slides and abseils at will in a beautiful canyon. Very athletic. Top management, thank you Mike! Activity to recommend to anyone who is not afraid. 

Marie - September 2023

Superb morning

Superb morning in a magnificent setting and the most beautiful swimming pool of our vacation. Small canyoning hike with the family where everyone had a great time. Perfect organization, super friendly and educational guide. Go for it!

NYmicks33  - August 2023

I highly recommend !

A guide, a group and a canyon at the top! Kévin is an educational guide, reassuring and very professional! I highly recommend ! We were delighted with this beautiful afternoon! Many thanks again and I will not fail to spread this good address around us. Good luck to the whole team 😉

Aude - August 2023

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Canyoning in the Pyrénées-Orientales: practical information

Canyoning guide 66 Outdoor Nature

Who supervises the canyoning outings?

All our canyon outings are supervised by professional and experienced guides, holders of the state diploma, in accordance with the regulations of the Ministry of Sports

They regularly go through all the canyons (which they know like the back of their hand) to check the state of the tracks, the mooring points and the water level.

The icing on the cake: their expertise does not detract from their good humor and friendliness!

Call on a experienced guide is a necessary condition for practice canyoning in complete safety.

Exterior Nature is made up of a team of nature and whitewater sports enthusiasts, based in Marquixanes and operating throughout the Pyrénées-Orientales department.

We have been working for more than 10 years at your service, to offer you a cocktail of activities that suit you.

What equipment is needed for canyoning?

The practice of canyoning requires a specific individual equipment which is provided to you by your guide:

  • A neoprene full suit to fight against hypothermia and protect you from shocks, thanks to reinforcement in areas where friction is important.
  • Personalized neoprene socks for long cold canyons.
  • Un helmet essential and mandatory, resistant to possible rockfalls.
  • Un harness ou harness adapted to the practice of canyoning.
  • Personalized lanyards equipped with 2 carabiners.
  • Un descender "eight" type for abseiling.

Exterior Nature is committed to providing you with the necessary equipment for all its canyoning outings in the Pyrénées-Orientales. The equipment complies with CE standards and is checked and checked daily, to guarantee the better level of security.

Group canyoning in the Pyrénées-Orientales

What do you need to plan for a canyoning trip?

  • A swimsuit.
  • A pair of sports sneakers.
  • A towel.
  • A bottle of water and a small snack: you will need it when you return from your outing.
  • A picnic for the Small Day and Big Day Canyoning outings.

In which cases can my reservation be cancelled?​

The feasibility of your outing depends mainly on the weather conditions. For this, our guides regularly monitor the weather to determine if the practice of canyoning is feasible on the day of your outing. In case of cancellation, you will be notified in advance by telephone.

Canyon descent Perpignan

All about canyoning in department 66

Discover the canyoning in French Catalonia, an immersive experience in wilderness. Playful and exotic, our canyons are suitable for all levels. That you are in family ou With friends, enjoy an unusual aquatic activity!

Pyrenees-Orientales (66) are full of canyons among the finest in Europe. Let yourself be seduced by the sumptuous natural pools which mark the routes. Slide on fantastic slides carved from the rock. Test them abseiling along the rock or waterfalls. And launch yourself into the void with the jumps in pools of crystal clear water.

The canyons of the Catalan country, at the foot of the Canigou massif, offer exceptional landscapes less than an hour from Perpignan,Argelès-sur-Mer, Saint-Cyprien, Canet-en-Roussillon and Barcarès.

As a bonus : practice this aquatic activity even in winter, thanks to the hot water canyoning, unique in Europe! the Canyon of Thues is the winter canyon not to be missed.

What is canyoning?

treasures of nature, canyons are deep, narrow gorges dug over time by rivers, rain and snow. This long period of river erosion on mineral, limestone or organic rocks has given rise to vertiginous cliffs and breathtaking landscapes, which can be explored through canyoning. 

Le canyoning ou canyoning is a outdoor sport which consists of descending into gorges and venturing along a stream. This activity in Rapids combines techniques from hiking, caving and climbing. To find out more, see our blog article: Everything you need to know about canyoning

What are the components of a canyoning outing?

Approach and return steps

What makes the beauty of the canyons is that they are surrounded by nature! Steps are therefore inevitable to get in and out. The duration and degree of difficulty of the walks vary according to the canyons. Think about it when making your choice of outing!

Abseiling

Assured by a rope and a harness, abseil down along the rock walls and waterfalls! Beautiful sensations closer to nature.  

Natural slides

Let yourself slide on smooth and curved planes dug over the years by the river, to land in natural basins. What fun in perspective!

Jumps

Rest assured, they are optional on all our outings in the canyons of the Pyrénées-Orientales. But if you are tempted by an adrenaline rush, take the plunge!

Swimming

To cool off, there's nothing like a short swim in a torrent or a natural pool, between two slides or rappels. You will appreciate the purity and clarity of the water in the canyons!

Marche

To get from a toboggan to an abseiling, you sometimes have to walk and climb a little on the rocks. It is therefore important to provide sneakers suitable for walking.

Can you practice canyoning in all seasons?

The south of Languedoc Roussillon offers a vast playground for outings in the canyons in all seasons.

Spring, summer and autumn are the ideal seasons to explore the canyons of Molitg, Galamus, Baoussous, Llech, Gourg des Anelles, Mas Calsan, Salt Del Pi, Cady and Taurinya.

From autumn to spring, enjoy the hot water basins of the Thuès canyon, unique in Europe.

Can we go canyoning if we are not very sporty?

Yes, there are very beautiful initiation canyons in the Pyrénées-Orientales, easy and accessible. for beginners, children and families. This is the case of the discovery canyons of Molitg, Galamus and Thuès. Supervised by professionals in the discipline, all audiences can indulge in the pleasures of white water. The only condition is to know how to swim.

However, some more challenging and longer canyons, such as the famous Llech canyon or day canyons, require good physical condition to be appreciated.

Our team is available to guide you on the level of canyon that best suits you.

What is the rating of the canyons?

The canyons are rated according to three criteria:

  1. The difficulty in the vertical character: the letter V followed by a number from 1 to 7.
  2. The difficulty in the aquatic character: the letter A followed by a number from 1 to 7.
  3. Difficulty in commitment and scale: a Roman numeral from I to IV.

 

Our canyons in the Pyrénées-Orientales are rated as follows:

Canyoning Pyrenees-Orientales

Canyoning in the Pyrénées-Orientales: what to remember

  • Where to go canyoning in the Pyrénées-Orientales? The Perpignan region is home to very beautiful canyons around Prades and Céret.
  • How to book a canyoning outing? Book your outing supervised by a qualified and experienced guide with Exterior Nature, by phone, online or by e-mail.
  • From what age can you go canyoning? The discovery canyons are accessible from 8 years.
  • Can we go canyoning if we are not very sporty? Yes, the Molitg and Galamus canyons are accessible to beginners.
  • What should I plan for a canyoning outing? A bathing suit, a pair of sports shoes and a towel. Exterior Nature provides you with all the rest of the equipment.
  • Can you go canyoning all year round? Yes, the hot water canyon of Thuès is accessible all year round. The other canyoning outings are only possible from April to October.

To learn more about canyoning, check out our news and blog posts!