Canyoning Edinburgh

Canyoning is an absolute must for friends and family groups visiting Edinburgh who are looking for a real Scottish adventure.

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Canyoning adventure tours from Edinburgh are the perfect experience for those groups that are looking for Scotland's Ultimate Adventure! Canyoning is an absolute must for groups of families and friends visiting Edinburgh who are looking for a real Scottish adventure.


  • Private Groups (8+) - From £95 per person
  • Open sessions - £105 per person
  • Schools: 25+ £45 pp (No Transport
  • Schools: 25+ £70pp (Inc Transport)


  • Scotland's ultimate adventure
  • Trips running everyday
  • Transport included from Edinburgh
  • Full day adventure
  • All technical equipment provided
  • Qualified and friendly instructors
  • Private and open groups


Scotland is home to some breathtaking canyons, each with its own character and natural beauty. We will take you, your friends and family to the best canyons Scotland has to offer where we will spend the day navigating through the narrow gorges, leaping into crystal-clear rock pools and sliding down enchanted falls.

Canyoning is the most invigorating adventurous activities that Scotland has to offer and our full day private and open tours are the perfect experience for a stag and hen do, an adventurous adults birthday party or a group that wants to experience the thrill of splashing around in Scotlands natural playgrounds.

Our experienced and ICA qualified instructors will collect you from your accommodation, provide all technical equipment you need (including technical canyon boots) and customise the day to meet ability and expectations of your groups!

Who is canyoning for?

Canyoning, also known as canyoneering, is an exhilarating outdoor adventure that involves navigating through canyons using a variety of techniques such as climbing, scrambling, jumping, rappelling, and swimming.

The My Adventure Canyoning experience is ideal for physically able individuals who are looking to exchange urban life for a wild adventure. A combination of thrill and fun makes our Canyoning packages the perfect experience for a Stag or Hen party- or even a group of adults looking for a thrilling adventure.

Interested in hearing about other peoples experiences adventuring with Intrepidus Outdoors? Check out our Trip Advisor page, which we are very proud of!

09:30 Collection from Edinburgh for canyoning adventure
10:30 Arrival at canyoning venue
10:45 Safety brief / Kitted up
11:00 canyoning adventure begins
14:00 Back to the mini bus
15:00 Lunch + Drinks
16:30 Home
What is included?


Qualified Instructors

Free Photos

All Technical Equipment

Discounts for group bookings

What do I need to know about our Canyoning adventures from Edinburgh and across Scotland?

On the day of your activity, we will collect you from your accommodation or a convenient Edinburgh location and drive you to one of the canyoning locations that we use. Where we will all get kitted up in our top of the range canyoning equipment- we provide all technical equipment you will need for your canyoning adventure (e.g. wetsuit, helmet, canyoning harness and technical shoes). We will then manoeuvre down the gorge by sliding down natural rock slides, leaping into crystal clear pools and abseiling down cascading waterfalls. All our staff team carry waterproof GoPro cameras to capture the adventure, then upon arriving in Edinburgh, a member of our office team will forward the images on to you, we will then return you to your hotel, having earned a beer or two.

There are numerous outdoor adventures around Edinburgh, with gnar levels varying there is something for everyone. Please get in touch with us if you have any questions, a member of our team would be happy to answer any queries you have about outdoor adventures Edinburgh.

Canyoning is Scotlands ultimate adventure and is a must for any group visiting Scotland who wants a real challenge. Whether you are a family, stag party, hen party or group of friends visiting Scotland, canyoning is an absolute must! We operate out of Edinburgh, Glasgow, East Lothian, Midlothian, Scottish Borders, Tweed ValleyPerth, Fort William, Cairngorm National Park, Pitlochry, Aberfeldy and Loch Tay.

Outdoor adventures from Edinburgh. Canyoning in Scotland

More information about Edinburgh 

Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, is a captivating blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Nestled among rolling hills and perched on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth, Edinburgh is a city that seamlessly fuses its medieval heritage with a dynamic modern atmosphere.

For those embarking on a journey to Edinburgh, begin your exploration with a visit to the iconic Edinburgh Castle, perched majestically on Castle Rock, offering not only a glimpse into Scotland’s past but also panoramic views of the city. Wander along the historic Royal Mile in the Old Town, where medieval architecture and charming cobblestone streets transport you to another era. Delve into the city’s artistic heartbeat at the National Gallery of Scotland and explore the vibrant contemporary scene at venues like the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Don’t miss the opportunity to stroll through the serene Princes Street Gardens or hike up Arthur’s Seat for a panoramic vista of the entire city. Immerse yourself in Edinburgh’s rich cultural tapestry by attending one of its renowned festivals, such as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. With welcoming locals, a lively atmosphere, and a perfect blend of tradition and modernity, Edinburgh promises an unforgettable experience for every traveler.

More information about Scotland

Scotland, a land of rugged beauty and storied history, enchants visitors with its dramatic landscapes and rich cultural heritage. From the mist-shrouded Highlands to the picturesque lochs and historic castles that dot the countryside, Scotland offers a tapestry of breathtaking scenery.

The capital city, Edinburgh, boasts a medieval Old Town, a majestic castle, and a vibrant arts scene, while Glasgow, the largest city, thrives as a hub of modern creativity and commerce. The Scottish people, known for their warmth and hospitality, take pride in their distinctive traditions, including the playing of bagpipes, the wearing of kilts, and the celebration of Hogmanay (New Year’s Eve) with fervor.

Scotland’s history is woven with tales of clans, battles, and ancient monuments such as the prehistoric village of Skara Brae and the mysterious standing stones of Callanish. With a resilient spirit and a deep sense of identity, Scotland invites exploration and promises a journey through time and nature that captivates the soul.

More from the My Adventure Website:

If you are looking for additional information about a canyoning  adventure from Edinburgh, we have published a number of blogs:

And even more blog posts:

  • Welcome to Edinburgh- A guide to the Scottish Capital here
  • 6 steps to being happy like a Scot here 
  • You’ll never get bored in Edinburgh here 
  • Best Budget Hotels and Hostels Edinburgh here 
  • Hen Party Adventures Edinburgh: here
  • Stag Party Outdoor Adventures Edinburgh Essentials: here
  • Best Restaurants in Edinburgh here

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If you haven’t already seen it, check out the our  Trip AdvisorYoutube channelVisit Scotland page and blog to hear about how others found their outdoor adventures with us! Equally, if there is any gear that you would like us to review, drop us a DM.


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Open Canyoning Trips This Week

Trip Date Activity Venue Availability Price
Tuesday Canyoning Adventure From Edinburgh Collection Edinburgh Waverly Train Station 8 spaces £105pp Book Now
Thursday Canyoning Adventure From Edinburgh Collection Edinburgh Waverly Train Station 6 spaces £105pp Book Now
Friday Canyoning Adventure From Edinburgh Collection Edinburgh Waverly Train Station 6 spaces £105pp Book Now
Sunday Canyoning Adventure From Edinburgh Collection Edinburgh Waverly Train Station 5 spaces £105pp Book Now
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Canyoning in Edinburgh FAQ's

Here are our most asked questions about Canyoning in Edinburgh….

What is Canyoning?

Canyoning is an adventurous activity where you descend a fresh water river gorge through jumping, sliding, scrambling and abseiling!

Where is the best place to go Canyoning near Edinburgh?
  • Dollar Glen
  • Alva
  • Acharn
  • Bruar Falls
Do you provide transport for Canyoning adventures from Edinburgh?

Yes! We will collect you and drop you off at your accommodation or a convenient location in Edinburgh.

Do I need to be able to swim to go Canyoning near Edinburgh?

No! We provide buoyancy aids to keep you afloat in the water.

Can I bring my GoPro Canyoning?

Yes but clients loose them WAY more than you would think! And yes, even when you have them on a wrist stap or helmet sucker.

Do I need to be fit to go Canyoning?

No- you just need to be physically able as Canyoning involves lots of physical movement.

What equipment do you provide?

We provide all safety and technical equipment, such as:

  • Canyoning Wetsuit
  • Canyoning Boots
  • Helmet
  • Neoprene Socks
  • Canyoning Harness
  • Qualified Instructors
  • Transport
  • Photography
What do I need to bring?

Swimwear and a towel!

If you do not have access to a towel, we provide towel hire for £4.50 per person.



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