Canyoning with night before

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The canyoning tour of  Matacanes starts in the town of Potrero Redondo. It lasts around 10 hours and you'll find two rappel descents (27 and 15 meters), two underground rivers that we will cross, 25 cliff jumps into the water (from 1 to 12 meters), slides, and many more hurdles . Hike starts on a path down to the waterfall Lagunillas, a 27 meters rappel we will descend to have the first contact with the water. From this point on you'll be wet until the finish point in Las Adjuntas (course of rappel included). This package includes cabin with hot water, bed, bathroom and dinner the night before in our village. At the morning we'll have breakfast, right on the starting point of the tour!


Begin March 21st and it approximately ends on September 15th, depending on the rains and hurricanes. It can be suspended at any time according to river level. The river safety level is monitored daily by inhabitants of Potrero Redondo, Las Adjuntas and the State authorities.


Intermediate: this route is apt for people with little experience in hiking, the route involves walking in paths, between stones and can have down climbing. Although this can be your first adventure trip is necessary that you have the ability to move mountain terrain. All our routes includes rappel course. GOOD phisycal condition is required and no one with overweight will be admitted.

Gear included

1. 4x4 transportation in a safari style truck, open air vehicle full of fun and joy since the begining.
2. Cabins and camping area at baseline, Changing rooms, bathrooms, electricity, water, fresh hot coffee, restaurant and shop.
3. Professional canyoning gear for each participant: Harness, helmet, PFD and wet-suit
  4. Professional ICAN certified guides with up top date courses of first aid and canyoning.
5. Pictures of the trip after fillin the poll. **if available
  6. Medical first aid kit for the trip in the mountain, recommended by the Mexican Red Cross.

Gear you should bring (Not incluided)

Sleeping Bag and pillow (bedding)
Flash Light
Grooming accessories

Just bring dry clothes for the end of the trip, chocolates like as MilkyWay or Snickers. The vests have pouches for bars

The best running tennis You have, never bring Converse style shoes

Do not bring water or chemical blockers that are not environmentally friendly, do not bring valuables that you may lose in the river

Service Information


  • Zone: Potrero Redondo Santiago, Nuevo Leon, MEXICO
  • Age: 10 - minors should be acompanied by a parent, except in summer camp
  • Estimated time from the starting point: 8 hr
  • Time to get from meeting to starting point: 2 hr
  • Activities Period: 1 day
  • Nights: 1
  • Distance: 12 kms
  • Tour Challenges

  • Equiped Cabin
  • Dinner & breakfast
  • Fire
  • Stars observation
  • Guides & Gear
  • Clothes

  • Dry-fit or cotton shirt
  • Long licra bottom
  • Jeans or heavy duty fabric short (long pants will be very heavy when wet)
  • Socks (two pairs can be used to tighten the shoe)
  • New tennis (no open shoes, this is to protect your feet inside the water)
  • Dry change of clothes for the end of the trip
  • On trips with transportation, you'll need a sweater, windbreaker and a cap.
  • Groups

    Groups can be made 6 people minimum. In case of not being able to form a group, you will have to make reservations with a full payment of the tour and wait to be assigned to one of the groups formed by other people. If you can't be assigned, you'll be refunded. You may ask for VIP groups with no minimum persons and guides will be assigned exclusively for you including all meals, transportation from airport, cabins and hotel nights.


    Complete dinner with the camping and soft drinks

    Breakfast: Juice, Milk, Bread, Bisquets, Nutella, Peanut Butter and Jelly, cereal and milk, we algo have fresh and hot coffee.

    We recommend you bring energy bars and chocolares. 
    Dont birng bottled water


  • No intense activities the one or two days before the trip.
  • Be well hydrated.
  • Eat well (healthy).
  • Be well rested.
  • * You can drink alcohol the night before if You stay at the starting point (Aldea Matacanes). No abuse please

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