Intermediate Canyon of Iragna, Ticino

Organized by Purelements

Activity Snapshot

Fitness level: Sporty
Duration: 4 hrs
Spoken languages: German, Italian, English
Minimum age: From 12 years-old and up
Cancellation policy: moderate More info
Opening seasons:
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Activity description

Welcome to the thrilling canyoning in the breathtaking canyon of Iragna Inferiore. This adventure is not for the faint of heart, as it offers both beauty and challenges that require previous canyoning experience or a high level of fitness. As we embark on the Pro-Tour, we'll explore the Iragna Inferiore, selecting an entry point after a 20-minute hike along the gorge's edge. Even during this short hike, you'll be enchanted by the Mediterranean flair of the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland. 

Once inside the gorge, prepare for the first wow factor—a thrilling 40-meter abseil down a magnificent waterfall, which adds to both the excitement and difficulty level. Throughout the canyoning experience in Iragna, you'll encounter a perfect blend of abseiling, sliding, swimming, and jumping. Each element is carefully balanced to provide an exhilarating adventure. By the end of the tour, you'll have conquered sections that will make any canyoning enthusiast's heart beat faster. Reflect on your outdoor journey with pride and confidence, knowing that you've participated in a remarkable activity that strengthens your passion for this incredible sport.

If you're registering for a tour with a higher level of difficulty for the first time, canyoning in Iragna is an excellent choice. The licensed guides will instruct you on proper jumping and abseiling techniques and will be nearby to offer motivation and assistance when needed.

Offer Description

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Iragna, a gorge that holds a well-deserved spot on the list of the top 5 gorges. This unique location offers a tropical ambiance with its emerald green pools, spectacular waterfalls reaching up to 40 meters, and an array of jumps and slides. To fully enjoy the gorge, it's important to have a good level of fitness and a calm disposition when it comes to heights.

The entrance to the canyon is reached through a 20-minute ascent along the gorge's edge. Once inside, you'll encounter the thrilling 40-meter waterfall right from the start. One of the highlights of the tour is a remarkable and narrow 15-meter slide that will leave you amazed.

Join us for this unforgettable canyoning experience in Iragna, and create memories that will last a lifetime.


- 40 meter waterfall

- 15 meter narrow slide

Course of events

- 20-minute Hike: We embark on a scenic 20-minute hike along the gorge's edge to reach the entrance point.

- 40-Meter Waterfall Abseil: Prepare for an adrenaline-pumping 40-meter abseil down a stunning waterfall, setting the tone for the adventure ahead.

- Sliding, Swimming, and Jumping: Enjoy a thrilling combination of sliding, swimming, and jumping as we navigate the canyon's challenges.

- Unforgettable Narrow Slide: Experience the highlight of the tour—an incredible 15-meter narrow slide that will leave you in awe.

- Joint Ascent: The shared ascent of the gorge creates a sense of camaraderie and adds to the overall unforgettable experience.

Activity requirements

- Good Health Condition: Participants should be in good health. Tour planning takes into account any health impairments, as well as restrictions related to dizziness and swimming skills.
- Minimum Age: 12 years old.
- Number of Participants: At least 2 persons. 

Special terms

- All-inclusive: The price of the tour includes the special equipment required, ensuring a hassle-free experience without the need for significant equipment investments.

- Contact lenses or glasses are no problem with canyoning. As a spectacle wearer, please bring a pair of spectacles and a waterproof case to transport the glasses in the canyon, if necessary.

- Due to unpredictable weather conditions, we reserve the option to change the canyon and start time if necessary.

  • Certified purelements guides providing supervision
  • Special equipment including helmet, life jacket, neoprene socks, and wetsuit
  • Tour pictures - free of charge!
Do not forget to bring
  • Swimwear
  • Closed shoes suitable for getting wet
  • Change of clothes and cap
  • Food and drink for before and after the tour
  • Waterproof sunscreen
  • Towel
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Meeting point
Al Quatro 1, 6705 Cresciano, Svizzera Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
10 days
Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
4 days
Cancellation 4 days or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule