Night 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 Corinthian 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
Enjoy the sunset and experience the magic of nature inside the canyon under the light of the stars (and our flashlights)!
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 in the enchanting Aigirouses region of Alepochori, Mills Gorge beckons you to embark on a sunset canyoning escapade that promises both thrill and tranquility. This natural wonder is conveniently situated a mere hour’s drive away from the bustling heart of Athens, offering an accessible yet remarkably captivating adventure.
Mills Gorge reveals its unique character throughout the year, with the majority of its course often dry and water-free. This distinctive trait positions it as an ideal choice for diverse adventurers – from those stepping into the world of canyoning for the first time to seasoned enthusiasts craving an exploration of unparalleled proportions.
Your journey begins with a hike, a fascinating passage that leads you to the gorge’s entrance. This approximately one-hour and five-minute trek is an adventure in itself, offering glimpses of the surrounding landscape’s untouched beauty. The anticipation mounts as you approach the gorge, your heart racing in sync with the rhythm of nature.
Upon reaching the entrance, an immersive beginners’ lesson awaits, ensuring that you’re well-prepared to navigate the upcoming canyoning challenges. Safety takes precedence as our expert guides equip you with essential techniques and insights, laying the foundation for a secure and exhilarating experience.
As you step into the depths of the gorge, a world of wonder unfurls before you. Towering rock formations, sculpted over eons by the hands of time, create a breathtaking backdrop. The absence of water for most of the year unveils the intricate geological tapestry that lines the gorge’s path, inviting you to trace its contours and uncover its secrets.
Your canyoning journey progresses, weaving through a series of natural obstacles that put your agility and determination to the test. Rappels down rocky walls, exhilarating jumps into inviting pools, and exhilarating slides along smooth surfaces offer a multisensory encounter with the raw forces of nature.
As the sun begins its descent, casting a warm golden glow across the landscape, you’re treated to a truly magical experience. The interplay of light and shadow enhances the gorge’s allure, painting an ever-shifting canvas of colors and textures that add an extra layer of enchantment to your adventure.
The culmination of your canyoning odyssey brings you to a thrilling exit point, where a sense of accomplishment and exhilaration fills the air. Your heart echoes with the memories of each leap, every descent, and the camaraderie shared with fellow adventurers.
Mills Gorge, with its dry riverbed and ancient rock formations, becomes a stage for your sunset canyoning narrative – a story of discovery, courage, and the harmonious dance between humankind and the untamed beauty of nature.
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)
Head lamp (Torch)
Certified and Experienced Guides from ICAN World Organization
All the necessary equipment (harness, helmet, gloves, personal equipment)
- 14 years and older
- Mental and physical health
- Basic physical condition
- No previous experience required
- Meeting time 18:00
- End of activity 23:00
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