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Half day Canyoning Horta de Sant Joan (Tarragona) 


This is going to be a good experience for those that love this type of activity through gorges that will involve you running down wet slabs of rock, jumps into pools (depending on season), and slides we make our way down the canyon. 

The day starts at the PaddleinSpain Centre Group - meeting a nice village called Horta de Sant Joan - check on google maps to see the location.) this is 2hr drive distance from the city of Barcelona. Or we can meet you on the train station of TARRAGONA  (and do the transfer from the train station the to the canyon and return after - check the train tickets on RENFE)

You will receive your equipment (need in advanced your sizes: weight, height and feet size) ,and you will meet your instructors. Afterwards  your instructor will give you a briefing on safety before  being issued with your kit which includes wet suit, neoprene jacket and helmet. This canyon is with plenty of jumps situated in Els Ports Natura Park (The total area of the Catalan Els Ports Natural Park is 35,050 hectares. The highest point of Els Ports Natural Park Catalonia is found at Mount Caro, at an altitude of 1447 metres, where there are marvellous views over the landscape below, including the River Ebro. On an especially clear day you can even see the Balearic islands and the Pyrenees from Mount Caro)

You can not miss this awesome experience in the water and rock landscape.


  • Minimum age: 8 years 
  • Juniors must be accompanied of an adult
  • Before your booking, please inform to the centre if you are exceptionally tall or overweight, or if you have any medical conditions, disabilities which affect your ability to partake in the activity
  • Canyoning can be affected by extreme weather conditions, if in doubt please check with the centre before setting off.



Place: Barcelona >> The City of Barcelona

Duration: 3hrs aprox. inside the canyon - total duration Half day



This activity is available the whole year (depending the weather conditions) 

Meeting time usually is at 9am - and the activity is ending around 3pm

Let us know your preferences. Your schedule will be confirmed under request

Required people: 2 pax - if you are less, large groups can be handled

It's included:

  • All the equipment required for the activity (neoprene, helmet, harness, eight and carabineers...)
  • Instructor
  • Accident insurance for the participant
  • Liability insurance Company
  • Local taxes
  • Are you on the area of Salou, Cambrils, Tarragona... we can pick you up under request

It's not included:

  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Boots or trainers that can be submerged in water, and another dry pair for after 
  • its not allowed wearing glasses during this activity
  • Lunch is not included on this activity.
  • You will need your own transport or train to Tarragona to get to the canyon area

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