Canyoning Samoens

Join an expert Guide for a canyoning adventure in the Alps!

Canyoning Samoens

An unmissable summer activity for the whole family !

Ready to try something refreshingly new? Slip on a wetsuit and  get ready to jump, swim, slide and abseil your way down one of the region’s most extraordinary natural canyons !

Canyoning is an adventure activity for all ages and absolutely no previous experience is necessary. Its a great way to get outdoors and into a totally refreshing new environment.

For a detailed description of what to expect, read our Beginner’s Guide to Canyoning in Samoens.

Suitable for anyone over 8 years of age.

A child-friendly version of the larger La Balme descent, skipping all the bits that involve ropes.

A fun-filled descent especially conceived for kids, with lots of slipping, sliding and jumping in a fabulous natural playground.

  • Cost :  45€ per person
  • Duration : approximately 2.5 hours

Suitable for adults and children 12yrs+

A hugely fun canyon ideal for adventurous novices, La Balme offers a great selection of waterfalls, natural waterslides and swimming holes. Easy and accessible, it offers a fabulous introduction to canyoning.

  • Cost :  60€ per person
  •  Duration : approximately 3 hours


Little La Balme : 

– Cost :  45€ per person

– Duration : approximately 2.5 hours

La Balme :

– Cost :  60€ per person

– Duration : approximately 3 hours

What to know before you go :

• Canyoning is an ideal wet-weather activity

• All ZigZag guides speak English

• Participants must be able to swim

• Meeting point – in the parking lot in front of the church at Arâches-La-Frasse (map provided)

• You need to bring – swimwear, a towel and sports shoes suitable for walking in water

• Your guide will provide – a wetsuit, harness and helmet

• Advance booking strongly recommended

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