Planet Action Adventure, the first organizer of adventure tours, travel and holidays in the Cebu and Nergos Island Philippines, specialised in canyoning or canyoneering, trekking, mountain biking, adventure travel, vacation, holiday, adventure, sport, tours
Canyoning consists in walking down a watercourse running in gorges or ravines. Depending on the nature of the terrain, the gorges are more or less narrow and deep, while the flow of the river can vary a lot.
We mostly go down the river walking, but sometimes we need to swim, always following the bed of the watercourse.
While canyoning down the river, one might need to cross waterfalls, using climbing techniques such as roping down. One might also need to jump, climb down, slide down and of course swim in calm or fast flowing waters.
Practicing canyoning requires using specific tools : harnesses, ropes, descender, helmets, clothes and shoes that are fit for hiking on slippery ground.
Even though everyone can try and practice canyoning, it is important to remember that moving though a mountainous environment requires to respect certain rules and security instructions
Canyoning has an elements of risk, like any other outdoor activities or extreme sports. Our Team leaders are experienced, professional and working at least 10 - 20 years for Planet Action Adventure. You will get a safety briefing before the tour start. The gear is of European standard and subject to regular inspections.
No, you just have to be keen to try something new. Canyons are open to people from 9 or 12 years old ( depends on the canyoning site) in good physical condition to make the most of the activity. If you have a specific medical condition, please let us know.
You can wear glasses in the canyon, but contact lenses are better, but can still fall out. If you only have glasses, ensure you have a sports strap or tie and let us know before departure. Glasses are worn at clients risk.
Transportation is included from Moalboal, where all our tours start and our office is located.
In case you need transportation from Cebu City , Mactan or Oslob. We can organize pick ups and drop offs at your resort at additional cost. E.g Round trip transfer from Cebu or Mactan to Moalboal would be 3500 peso for car for up to 3 people or 4500 peso for a van for up to 8 people.
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