Canyoning Mills Gorge -Alepochori
About The Place
Mills Gorge and the Alepochori area form a captivating duo in Greece’s natural tapestry. The Mills Gorge, with its rugged beauty, presents a striking terrain of winding trails and impressive rock formations, making it a haven for hikers and adventure seekers. Its enchanting waterfalls and lush vegetation add to the allure, creating a true paradise for nature enthusiasts. Nearby, the Alepochori area offers a coastal contrast, boasting sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters along the Saronic Gulf. This charming seaside retreat invites relaxation, swimming, and waterfront strolls. Together, Mills Gorge and Alepochori create a harmonious blend of terrestrial marvels and coastal tranquility, promising an unforgettable Greek escape.
Highlights of this Canyoning
Test your limits by abseiling down waterfalls up to 25 meters high
Distance 750 meters
Number of descents: 14
Maximum descent: 25 meters
- 5 Hours
Nestled within the captivating Aigirouses region of Alepochori, Mills Gorge stands as a testament to nature’s grandeur, an awe-inspiring spectacle awaiting your exploration. Conveniently positioned within a mere one-hour journey from Athens, this remarkable gorge beckons, promising an enchanting escapade that blends thrill with natural splendor.
Throughout most of the year, Mills Gorge maintains its enigmatic state – a dry, water-free expanse that sets the stage for a canyoning adventure like no other. This distinctive attribute positions it as a haven for a diverse range of adventurers, from novices taking their first steps into the world of canyoning to seasoned thrill-seekers eager to uncover the hidden marvels within this exceptional chasm.
The allure of the gorge unfolds through its labyrinthine passages, awe-evoking formations of monumental rocks, and a panoramic vista that stretches to embrace the serene Corinthian Sea. Embarking on this exhilarating canyoning odyssey, we embark on a hiking journey that winds its way for approximately an hour, culminating at the entrance of the gorge itself. Here, we engage in a comprehensive 20-minute training session, delving into abseiling techniques and safety protocols, ensuring that every participant is well-equipped and primed for the adventure that awaits.
The hike leading to the gorge’s entrance spans approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes, mirroring a similar duration for the exit, promising an immersive journey that unveils the beauty of the surrounding landscape. As you traverse this path, the anticipation builds, each step bringing you closer to the heart of this natural wonder.
Upon reaching the entrance, a sense of anticipation and wonder takes hold. The dramatic rock formations stand as sentinels, welcoming you into their midst. The absence of water reveals the gorge’s geological tapestry, showcasing the intricate patterns etched over eons. This striking contrast of earth and sky creates a canvas of raw beauty that captures the essence of Mills Gorge.
As we venture deeper, the gorge unveils its challenges – a series of natural obstacles that demand your agility, focus, and determination. Rappels down vertical rock faces, exhilarating jumps into inviting pools, and breathtaking slides along smooth surfaces immerse you in an unparalleled encounter with the untamed forces of nature.
Throughout the journey, the gorge’s timeless grandeur serves as a constant companion, an embodiment of nature’s artistic prowess. As the daylight casts its golden hues, the gorge transforms, each crevice and contour cast in a mesmerizing interplay of light and shadow.
The culmination of your canyoning experience brings a sense of accomplishment and camaraderie. With the exit of the gorge comes a reflection of the journey – a fusion of courage, discovery, and the shared thrill of conquering nature’s challenges.
Mills Gorge, a dry masterpiece of nature, becomes your personal playground for canyoning – an epic tale of exploration, where every twist and turn reveals a new facet of its captivating narrative.
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, gloves, personal equipment)
- 14 years +
- Mental and physical health
- Basic physical condition
- No previous experience required
- Meeting time 09:00
- End of activity 16:00
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