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== Destinations ==
  
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==== Vietnam ====
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=== Australia and New Zealand ===
 
=== Australia and New Zealand ===
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==== Australia ====
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* [[Blue Mountains]] (available from [[Wentworth Falls]])
  
 
==== New Zealand ====
 
==== New Zealand ====
 
* [[Queenstown (New Zealand)|Queenstown]] (see also [[Nine days in New Zealand's South Island]])
 
* [[Queenstown (New Zealand)|Queenstown]] (see also [[Nine days in New Zealand's South Island]])
  
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* near [[Salzburg (city)|Salzburg]]
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* near [[Salzkammergut]]
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* near [[Omiš]]
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* [[Alpes Maritimes]]
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* [[Pyrenees]], though shorter than in [[#Spain|Spain]]
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***around [[St-Clément-sur-Durance]]
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* [[Bad Reichenhall]]
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* Kempten ([[Allgäu]]) in [[Bavaria]]
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* Acheron (available from [[Paramythia]])
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* [[Enippeas]] in [[Larissa]] Prefecture, [[Thessaly]]
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* [[Burgos]]
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* [[Cantabria]]
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* [[Galicia]]
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===Switzerland===

Revision as of 18:56, 15 November 2007

    This article is a travel topic
Canyoning (or: canyoneering) is about going in a bottom of a canyon, which is either dry or full of water.

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Understand

Canyoning combines elements from swimming, climbing and jumping--but requires relatively little training or physical shape to get started (compared to rock climbing, scuba diving or alpine skiing, for example).

See also: Rock climbing.

Destinations

Asia

Vietnam


Australia and New Zealand

Australia

New Zealand

Europe

Austria

Croatia

France

Germany

Greece


Slovenia

  • near Bled
  • Bovec (Sušec stream, other canyons)

Spain

Switzerland

Turkey

United Kingdom

Wales:

South America

Brazil

Ecuador

International operators

Below is the list of operators which organize canyoning in other countries than the clients they serve:

Austria

  • Abenteuer Schule, [1].

Netherlands

  • Team Fokiwa, [2]. Based in Netherlands, organize tours to France and Italy.

Do

There are several kind of techiques in a canyon, which are also features of a specific canyon:

  • sifons (dive-under)
  • rappeling
  • jumps
  • slides (toboggan in Spanish)

Plus trivial which are found in virtually every canyon with water: walking, swimming, climbing to large stones.

Other characteristics of a canyon are length, duration, altitude difference; time to get in to a canyon start and to get out from its finish.

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