Canyoning Adventures near Castle Douglas – Half or Full Day

Canyoning Adventures near Castle Douglas - Half or Full Day

£ 65

Newton Stewart

Canyoning Adventures near Castle Douglas – Half or Full Day
Beginner & Intermediate
Family-Friendly, Guides & Tours
Minimum age: 11
Newton Stewart
Max. group size: 16
Cancellation: Flexible
£ 65

Activity Highlights:

Choose your adventure! Challenge yourself as you abseil, jump, climb, slide, and zipline your way through the canyon. We offer trips suitable for all levels, from adrenaline-filled excursions to family-friendly adventures.

Key Details

  • Duration: Full day and half day options available
  • Prices:
    Full Day:
      °  Murray’s Canyon: £95 per person
      °  King Roberts Canyon: £100 per person
    Half Day
      °  Lower Murray’s: £65 per person (min. 2 people)
      °  Upper Murray’s: £65 per person (min. 2 people)

What to Expect

Canyoning is an action-packed adventure through ancient watercourses in stunning hidden locations. Experience hiking, swimming, cliff jumping, sliding, and abseiling amidst deep pools, beautiful waterfalls, and natural obstacles. We have a range of options to suit you, so have a read, and let us know which experience you’re after!

Murray’s Canyon

Hidden within the stunning Galloway Forest, Murray’s Canyon offers an action-packed adventure from beginning to end. With abseils of various sizes, jumps, and slides, this canyon guarantees an unforgettable experience. Suitable for all skill levels, including optional larger jumps, it’s a thrilling challenge for the adventurous. Get ready to explore Murray’s Canyon and push your boundaries.

King Roberts Canyon

After a short hike, you’ll hear the rumble of King Roberts Canyon, known for its technical challenges like abseils and jumps. With integral elements for all levels, it’s an unmissable adventure, promising excitement and discovery at every turn. While suitable for canyoners of all abilities, many elements are integral to navigating this canyon, making it an inescapable adventure until the exit. Brace yourself for an exhilarating excursion.

Half Days

Unsure about which trip to choose? Or perhaps a full day of canyoning feels a bit overwhelming. Our half-day trips in the upper and lower sections of Murray’s canyon are the perfect solution. Tailored for families and adventurers alike, these excursions are brimming with everything you need for an epic canyoning adventure! Featuring exhilarating abseils and impressive jumps, this trip is guaranteed to set your heart racing.

Location

Newton Stewart provides the perfect backdrop for your canyoning adventure, with Murray’s Canyon and King Roberts Canyon nestled in the scenic Galloway Forest and Merrick Hills respectively.

For Murray’s Canyon, we will meet you at Grey Mares Tail Bridge, Newton Stewart, DG87BL.

For King Roberts Canyon, we will meet you at Upper Bruce’s Stone Car Park, Newton Stewart, DG8 6SU.

Prerequisites

Participants must be able to swim. The minimum required age is 11 years old. Participants aged 11 to 16 require parental or guardian consent.

Why Choose Us

Canyoning with us ensures an unforgettable adventure in natural landscapes. Our expert guides prioritise your safety, with full safety measures in place. We provide personalised experiences tailored to all skill levels, promising thrills and excitement for all adventurers.

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What's Included:

  • Full 5mm wetsuit
  • Neoprene socks
  • Safety helmet
  • Harness with protective seat
  • Lanyards
  • Carabiners
  • Rappelling device
  • Photos of your trip

What's Not Included:

  • Footwear (please bring shoes with good grip that you don't mind getting wet)
  • Drinks/snacks
  • Transportation to the meeting point

Frequently Asked Questions

Please wear swimwear for underneath your wetsuit. Please also bring suitable footwear with closed toes and good grip.

Yes, our canyoning trips cater to all levels of experience. Our guides will provide instruction and assistance throughout the adventure, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for beginners. For those with some experience, we will ramp up the adventure depending on your preferences!

Participants must be at least 11 years old to join our canyoning trips. Minors aged 11 to 16 require parental or guardian consent. 

Yes, all participants are required to sign a liability waiver before the start of the trip. This waiver acknowledges the inherent risks associated with canyoning.

Participants aged 11 to 16 will need their parent or guardian to sign a consent form, which can be provided via email or signed on the day of the trip.

Yes! Please use our booking form to select your date, then select 10am or 2pm for your half-day adventure. You can use the dropdown list to select your half-day location. 

Extras / Options

Select this option for a half-day in the lower section of Murrays Canyon.

£65pp. Minimum of 2 people.

Perfect for families and adventurers alike, our half-day trips are packed with everything you need for an epic canyoning adventure!

Select this option for a half-day in the upper section of Murrays Canyon.

£65pp. Minimum of 2 people.

Perfect for families and adventurers alike, our half-day trips are packed with everything you need for an epic canyoning adventure!

Select this option for a full day in Murray’s Canyon.

£95pp.

Tucked away in the stunning Galloway forest is a day out unlike any other!

Select this option for a full day in King Roberts Canyon.

£100pp.

An epic adventure awaits hidden away in the Merrick Hills!

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Cancellation Policy

Flexible

  • You can cancel until 48 hours before your booking for a full refund
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 24 hours beforehand and the full amount after 24 hours 

Moderate

  • You can cancel until 5 days before your booking for a full refund
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 48 hours beforehand and the full amount after 48 hours 

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  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 14 days before their booking
  • If you cancel between 7 and 14 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount

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  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 30 days before your booking
  • If you cancel between 7 and 30 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost
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  • You can also receive a full refund if you cancel within 48 hours of paying, if the cancellation occurs at least 14 days before the booking starts

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