Canyons in the Reunion island

Canyons descent in Reunion island; is called has different names : canyoning, kloofing (SA), canyoneering (US), gorge walking, ghyll scrambling

Canyons like “Trou blanc“, “Bras rouge“, “Fleur jaune“, “Takamaka“, and “Trou de Fer” are well known and made Reunion island famous.
The fame of Reunion island in the world is partly due to the beauty of its canyons.
But they are only the visible tip of the iceberg, because there are many others canyons here.

Adventures Reunion provides you outings in the canyons of the island according to your wishes, but also taking into account meteorological and hydrological conditions.
You can also do canyons with little or no rope (depending on your ability). This activity is called “gorge walking“.

Canyons descent, who it will suit :

Families (starting from the age of 8 years./ Groups of Friends / Individuals.

Canyons descent, abilities :

All persons must be comfortable in water. It is MANDATORY THAT PEOPLE CAN SWIM. 

Canyons descent, required for activity :

  • swim suit to wear under a wet suit
  • towel
  • snacks and drinks
  • hiking shoes or sport shoes

Canyons descent, price includes :

  • VAT (Value Added Tax)
  • Technical equipment (helmet, harness, descender, carabiners…), wet suit
  • Photos/videos
  • Supervision by a professional canyoning guide  with TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
  • Professional liability insurance

Special fares : group price starting from 5 people, loyalty offer, student rate…

3 canyons LEVELS are available :

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EASY : Canyoning for beginners/family,  and canyon hiking.
No experience required.

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MEDIUM : Athletic canyoning. No experience required but greater physical intensity.

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DIFFICULT : Canyoning for adventurers. Experience required. Canyons on a long day or two days long. Technically and physically difficult, proven experience (canyon list already made) or outing in a MEDIUM canyon with us will be requested in advance to book the day.

Meeting places are easily reachable: see attached Google Maps image here below. Explanations, details and normal prices for each canyon are described following the map.


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Canyons of Reunion island

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Riviere des Roches: -21.023098, 55.670619
Langevin: -21.313524, 55.641321
Sainte Suzanne: -20.947941, 55.583758
Sainte Suzanne integral: -20.941095, 55.585134
Trou blanc: -21.057349, 55.501449
Fleurs jaunes and Fleurs jaunes integral: -21.130401, 55.446469
Bras rouge median and Bras rouge inferieur: -21.114819, 55.456962
Grand Galet: -21.308792, 55.641637
Dudu inf: -21.071048, 55.635420
Takamaka: -21.114053, 55.567464
Trou de fer: -21.062558, 55.538431


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EASY, GORGE WALKING

This is mainly aquatic canyoning with little verticality : hiking, swimming, jumps and slides.

Considerable advantage over most other companies; for this activity all high obstacles (jump, slide) can be optional. If someone is apprehensive towards an obstacle he can be safely lowered with a rope.


“Rivière des Roches ” canyon

Rivière des Roches” canyon is a magnificent aquatic canyon in the east of the island, perfect for beginners and families.

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Rivière des Roches canyon, Reunion island
  • Beginners and family with child from 10 years old
  • Style : aquatic
  • Technical difficulty : + Physical difficulty : +
  • Program : slides, jumps and swimming in a marvelous landscape.
  • Duration : 03 hours
  • Rate : 50€ VAT included / person (40€ VAT included / person for childs from 10 to 12 years old) + 5€/person for a final zipline (you can do it again and again !!!)

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EASY, CANYONS FOR BEGINNERS AND FAMILIES

Initiation or family canyoning.


“Sainte Suzanne” (Bassin Bœuf) canyon

Sainte Suzanne” canyon is THE canyon for beginners and families  !

Program : little abseil, jumps and tyroleans. Everything is optional and never mandatory.

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Sainte Suzanne canyon, Reunion island
  • Beginners and family with child from 08 years old
  • Style : aquatic / vertical
  • Technical difficulty : + Physical difficulty : +
  • Program : zip-lines, slide, jumps (never mandatory) and swimming in a marvelous landscape.
  • Duration : 04 hours
  • Rate : 55€ VAT included / person (group price 50€)

“Langevin” canyon, Saint Joseph

Langevin” canyon is an other canyon for beginners and families.

This one is aquatic. It is located in the south. of Reunion Island near Saint Joseph.

Program : Zip line, slides, jumps and swimming.

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Zip line in Langevin canyon, Reunion island
  • Beginners and family with child from 08 years old
  • Style : aquatic / vertical
  • Technical difficulty : + Physical difficulty : +
  • Program : zip-lines, slide, jumps (never mandatory) and swimming in a marvelous landscape.
  • Duration : 04 hours
  • Rate : 55€ VAT included / person (group price 50€)

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MEDIUM, CANYONS FOR SPORTMEN :


“Sainte Suzanne integral” (Bassin Boeuf) canyon

For those who didn’t have enough with the “Sainte Suzanne” classic canyon we continue on two more hours with slide, jumps, abseil, and a big final zipline.

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Sainte Suzanne intégral canyon, Réunion island
  • For beginners with good stamina and sportmen
  • Style : aquatic / vertical
  • Technical difficulty : + Physical difficulty : ++
  • Program : zip-lines, slides, jumps (never mandatory) and swimming in a marvelous landscape.
  • Duration : 05 hours
  • Rate : 65€ VAT included / person (group price 60€)

“Trou blanc” canyon, Salazie circus

Trou Blanc” canyon is located in the Salazie area this is THE star canyon of the island.
A natural “aqualand” with slides, jumps and swimming in a beautiful and wild area.

Trou blanc canyon, Reunion island, with an ADVENTURES REUNION canyoning guide
Trou Blanc canyon, Réunion island
  • For beginners with good stamina and sportmen
  • Style : aquatic
  • Technical difficulty : + Physical difficulty : ++
  • Program : a lot of slides, jumps (never mandatory), little abseils, and swimming into a marvelous landscape.
  • Duration : 05 hours
  • Rate : 70€ VAT included / person (group price 65€)

“Fleur jaune” canyon, Cilaos circus

Fleur Jaune” canyon is one of the great classic canyon of the island.
A sequence of abseils (including one of 55 meters !) in a marvelous mineral environment. The impressive track back overlooking the canyon will allow you to remember this beautiful descent.

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Fleur Jaune canyon, Reunion Island.
  • For beginners with good stamina and sportmen
  • Style : vertical
  • Technical difficulty : ++ Physical difficulty : ++
  • Program : a lot of abseils, jump (not mandatory),.
  • Duration : 04 hours
  • Rate : 65€ VAT included / person (group price 60€)

“Fleur jaune” integral canyon, Cilaos circus

After having done the classic “Fleurs jaunes” canyon, the descent continues in the direction of the “Chapelle” and its awesome 96 meters pendular abseil !

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Fleur Jaune integral canyon, Reunion Island.
The 96 meters pendular abseil.
  • For sportmen
  • Style : very vertical
  • Technical difficulty : +++ Physical difficulty : +++
  • Program : a lot of abseils, jump (not mandatory),.
  • Duration : 08 hours
  • Rate : 90€ VAT included / person (group price 85€)

Bras rouge median” canyon, Cilaos circus

Bras rouge” canyon is the most aquatic canyon of the Cilaos area. The “median” is its first part.
The program : abseils, slides, and jumps in a beautiful mineral environment.

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Bras rouge median canyon, Reunion island
  • For beginners with good stamina and sportmen
  • Style : aquatic
  • Technical difficulty : + Physical difficulty : ++
  • Program : slides, jumps (never mandatory), little abseils, and swimming into a marvelous landscape.
  • Duration : 04 hours
  • Rate : 60€ VAT included / person (group price 55€)

“Bras rouge integral” canyon, Cilaos circus

After “Bras Rouge” median canyon we continue with “Bras rouge” inferieur canyon for more abseils and slides. Unique and superb !
The program : abseils, slides, and jumps in a beautiful mineral environment.

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Bras rouge integral canyon, Reunion island
  • For sportmen
  • Style : aquatic / vertical
  • Technical difficulty : ++ Physical difficulty : +++
  • Program : slides, jumps (never mandatory), little abseils, and swimming into a marvelous landscape.
  • Duration : 07 hours
  • Rate : 80€ VAT included / person (group price 75€)

“Grand Galet” (Langevin integral) canyon, Saint Joseph

After several abseils we reach the high point of the canyon, and the descent of the beautiful “Grand Galet” waterfall. And next we go on towards the “Langevin”canyon.
Program : abseils, zip line, slides, jumps and swimming.

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Grand Galet canyon, Langevin river, Reunion Island.
  • For beginners with good stamina and sportmen
  • Style : vertical / aquatic
  • Technical difficulty : ++ Physical difficulty : ++
  • Program : abseils, slide, jumps (never mandatory), and swimming into a marvelous landscape.
  • Duration : 06 hours
  • Rate : 85€ VAT included / person (group price 80€)

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CANYONS FOR ADVENTURERS :


“Dudu inf” canyon, Takamaka valley

The “Dudu inf” canyon is an excellent choice as a first canyon adventure in Reunion.

It’s a very beautiful canyon into the wild. A descent with and incredible end : a 95 meters pendular abseil !
And a return that will also leave you with memories !

Program : high abseils !

  • For adventurers
  • Style : very vertical
  • Technical difficulty : +++ Physical difficulty : +++
  • Program : high abseils, into the wild forest
  • Duration : 08 hours
  • Rate : 120€ VAT included / person

“Takamaka” canyon

The “Takamaka” canyon is a world famous canyon.

It’s an aquatic and vertical combination canyon set in fantastic landscapes.

The emotional key is the abseil in the “Mini Trou de fer” and its natural wave pool.

Program : high abseils, jumps, slides and swimming.

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Takamaka canyon, Reunion island
  • For adventurers
  • Style : first part vertical, second aquatic
  • Technical difficulty : ++++ Physical difficulty : ++++
  • Program : high abseils, jumps, slides and swimming
  • Duration : 10 to 12 hours
  • Rate : 140€ VAT included / person

“Trou de Fer” canyon

The “Trou de Fer” canyon is the MYTH that made canyoning in Reunion island famous all around the world. Adventure with a capital A.

Two days are needed to make the descent. The first day is the descente of the “Trou de fer” a succession of impressive high abseils. After an overnight bivouac, on the second day we cross the “corridor”, a spectacular and beautiful gorge.

In the dry season only, from June to October.

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Trou de Fer canyon, Reunion island
  • For adventurers
  • Style : first day vertical, second day aquatic
  • Technical difficulty : +++++ Physical difficulty : +++++
  • Program : high abseils, the first day, then little abseils and swimming the second
  • Duration : 2 days
  • Rate : 300€ VAT included / person

Of course this is only a small selection you can also descend using our company the canyons of “Voile de la Mariée“, “Bras Noir“, “Bras Piton“, “Bras Sec“, and many others that are more secrets. Contact us for rates and informations about these canyons.


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