Snowdonia & North Wales Canyoning

Canyoning - Maentwrog/Prysor

What is Canyoning... Canyoning is scrambling, climbing, abseiling, rock hopping, jumping in to water and swimming your way down a Canyon. This can be physically demanding depending on the Canyon and weather.

This is one of our most popular activities. To get a good idea take a look at our video & photos page.


Why North Wales Active...We are the only company in North Wales that offers completly private and bespoke Adventure Activity courses, we also run 1 of the best Canyons in North Wales.

We offer Adventure Activity Courses with your own personal experienced and qualified instructor, meaning we dont mix groups, we use quality equiptment and of course the best locations for each activity possible.


To book one of our Activities please Go to the Booking page


This is a great wet weather activity!


Prices & information below


See our trip advisor reviews on our Home page



North Wales Active - Canyon price list


Canyon (2 - 2.5 Hours) Canyon & Zip line (2-3 Hours) Canyon Extreme (3 - 4.5 Hours)
1 person £130 1 person £150 1 person £170
2 people £75 p.p 2 people £85 p.p 2 people £95 p.p
3 people £60 p.p 3 people £70 p.p 3 people £80 p.p
4-16 people £50 p.p 4-16 people £60 p.p 4-16 people £65 p.p
17 people + £45 p.p 17 people + £55 p.p 17 people + £60 p.p
Elements Elements Elements
Jump Jump Jump
Hand line & Slide Hand line & Slide Hand line & Slide
Plunge pools Plunge pools Plunge pools
Via Ferrata Via Ferrata Via Ferrata
Abseil off waterfall Zip line off waterfall Zip line off waterfall
    Abseil off waterfall
    5ft - 30ft jumps
    Hand line & Slide

Canyon - Zip Line

Canyon - Big Jumps

                 Canyon - top section

Canyon description - Maentwrog/Prysor


Canyon (Maentwrog/Prysor)


Has big drops and big jumps but remember not all esential to do to complete the Canyon, bit more swimming in this one and its also got some great abseiling in.

Zip line, Big slide, Big Jumps, Gorge Sramble, Abseil & Via ferrata all in our big Canyon. This activity is very bespoke. No one else is doing this. We take you down our big Canyon and let you go mad trying 5 different adrenaline activites in one. This is a real Adrenaline adventure in Snowdonia, North Wales.


This activity last 3-5 hours depending on Group size and ability.


Canyon - Abseil

Canyon - Abseil

Canyon Via ferrata-  North Wales

North Wales Active - Canyoning Information


In North Wales We have 1 main Canyon that we use. This has different elements and challenges which range in difficulty but not essential to do to complete the Canyon. Jumps range from 5ft-30ft so start off low and build up to a level that suits you.

Age range is 12 years + for this Canyon.


North Wales Canyoning has become hugely popular over the last few years due to the accessibility of the gorges & Canyons and the fact that it's an all weather and all year round activity. 

North Wales Active only use experienced & qualified instructors who know and work in these Gorges/Canyons all year round.


Canyon Start times


Our start times are 10.00am or 13.30 but can arrange a time to suit you if possible. The whole experience lasts 2 - 4.5 hours depending what you book, group size and ability.


Canyoning Fitness


You dont have to be super fit but a small amount of fitness is needed to complete the Canyon. Being able to swim 25 metres is essential


Canyon Kit & clothing


We supply-

  • Helmet
  • Wetsuit
  • Bouyancy aid
  • Insurance
  • Qualified & Experienced instructors


Please bring -

  • Sturdy trainers/walking boots to get wet in
  • Swim costume
  • Towel
  • Shorts for over your wetsuit


We have great ratios of 1 instructor to 8 people in our Canyon.

This is important as you will recieve More attention for safety.

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