Canyoning Manikia Evia
About The Place
Manikia Gorge, nestled on the captivating island of Evia in Greece, is a hidden gem that beckons adventurers to immerse themselves in a world of natural wonder and rugged beauty. Carved over eons by the gentle caress of water, this gorge is a living testament to the ancient forces that have sculpted the landscape.
As you venture into Manikia Gorge, the surroundings transform into a realm of enchantment. Towering cliffs, adorned with lush vegetation, create a dramatic backdrop for your journey. The murmuring stream that winds through the gorge adds a soothing soundtrack to your exploration. The play of light and shadow creates a mesmerizing dance on the canyon walls, adding to the otherworldly atmosphere.
The path follows the meandering stream, leading you through a symphony of sights and sounds. Natural pools of crystal-clear water invite you to pause and reflect, while the rustling of leaves underfoot and the scent of damp earth awaken your senses. Lush ferns, moss-covered stones, and vibrant wildflowers create a vivid mosaic of colors and textures that bring the gorge to life.
Exploring Manikia Gorge isn’t just about the visual splendor; it’s a tactile experience that connects you with the natural world. The cool waters that trickle through your fingers and the touch of the smooth rocks under your palm foster a sense of intimacy with nature’s elements. The canyon’s embrace is both serene and invigorating, inviting you to be fully present in the moment.
As you delve deeper into the gorge, a sense of serenity envelops you. The outside world fades away, replaced by the rustling of leaves and the gentle babbling of the stream. It’s a place where time seems to slow down, allowing you to revel in the untouched beauty that surrounds you.
For those seeking an authentic encounter with nature’s raw essence, Manikia Gorge provides an unforgettable experience. It’s a sanctuary where the ancient forces of water and rock have created a realm of tranquility and enchantment. As you emerge from the gorge, the memories of its beauty and mystique remain, a testament to the island of Evia’s unique charm and the timeless allure of its hidden treasures.
Rappels and diving on the green pedestals that are formed between the huge white rocks that surround us!
An earthly paradise that literally has it all (rivers, waterfalls, ponds) culminating in the last descent of the impressive 25m Manikiatis waterfall
Diving and swimming and continue with River Trekking , diving and hiking on an equally beautiful route to our exit.
- 4 Hours
Embark on an unforgettable canyoning to unearth the hidden treasures of Greece through an extraordinary canyoning escapade in the awe-inspiring Manikia Gorge. Tucked near the charming town of Kimi in Central Evia, this site is a testament to nature’s artistry that will leave you spellbound. The enchanting Manikiatis River, known as Nedon since ancient times, gracefully carves its path through the gorge, its crystalline waters a constant marvel all year round.
Number of Descents: 5 Maximum Descent: 25 meters
Embarking on this thrilling canyoning adventure, you’ll be immersed in the heart-pounding excitement of rappelling down waterfalls and navigating through mesmerizing natural formations. The journey to reach the gorge’s entrance involves a delightful 15-minute hike, allowing you to absorb the surrounding beauty of the landscape. As you delve deeper into the gorge, brace yourself for an exhilarating expedition that promises to challenge and captivate your senses.
Our adept guides, armed with extensive experience, will provide an all-encompassing beginners’ session at the entrance. This ensures that you’re well-prepared for the journey ahead, equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the canyon safely and confidently.
Suitable Season: April – November
Difficulty Level: 2
Sun Exposure: Immerse yourself in the warmth of the sun, with approximately 80% of the route offering ample sunshine to enhance your canyoning experience.
What to Bring
Shoes suitable for walking on uneven ground and protect the ankle
Second pair of socks
Second pair of shoes (to wear after the gorge)
Second clothing (to wear after the gorge)
Certified and Experienced Guides from ICAN World Organization
All the necessary equipment (harness, helmet, personal equipment, neoprene suit and socks)
- 12 years +
- Mental and physical health
- Basic physical condition
- No previous experience required
- Starting Time 09:00
- Ending Time 14:00
Cancellation Policy - Flexible
- Whenever you cancel 4 days or earlier than the confirmed activity starting date, your fee will be refunded for the entire activity charge.
- In case of cancellation within 48 and 96 hours before the scheduled activity starting date, you'll get 50% reimbursed.
- Those who cancel 48 hours or beyond are considered last-minute cancellations. There will be no refunds