Canyoning & Zipline Polilimnio Waterfalls


  • Guided Introduction and Gear Setup: Meet at the Polylimnio Parking, transfer to the starting point, and receive a briefing on canyoning. Get equipped with wetsuits, helmets, and harnesses.
  • Natural Pools and Waterfalls: Jump and swim in natural pools, and abseil from stunning waterfalls, discovering the beauty of nature along the way.
  • Thrilling Zipline Experience: Fly over a lake on a thrilling 30m cable zipline, adding an exciting element to the adventure.
  • Abseil the Largest Waterfall: Tackle the most notable waterfall with an option to rappel, often met with applause from onlookers.
  • Conclude with a Picnic: End the canyoning experience near the car park with a tasty picnic, reflecting on the thrilling moments of the day.
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The place

The Polylimnio waterfalls are a paradise on Earth and one of the one of the most stunning sites in the Peloponnese. Only a few kilometers away from Kalamata is the perfect place for canyoning ideal for beginners. It offers a unique combination of awesome jumps, swims into crystal clear pools, easygoing waterfall abseils, and of course a thrilling zipline over one of the lakes. Canyoning & Zipline Polylimnio Waterfalls is perfect for everybody who wants to spend an unforgettable day in nature blended with a bit of adventure and loads of fun. Perfect also for beginners and families with kids from 8 years old! The canyon has a footpath running up the side, so it’s great for friends or family members who just wish to come and watch, take photos, and enjoy the canyon from a distance.

The activity

Meet your guide at the Polylimnio Parking and get transferred to the starting point. Your guide will brief you all you need to know about canyoning and how to achieve maximum fun out of it. He will also provide you with wetsuits, helmets, and harnesses and you are ready to go. Along the way, you’ll discover the wonders of nature, jump and swim into natural pools abseil from waterfalls, and of course, get the chance to fly over a lake with our thrilling 30m cable zipline. You will also have the chance to abseil the biggest and most notable waterfall. Here, many visitors come to swim and you often hear them applauding at you as they see you rappelling the waterfall.

Your guide will accompany you during the activity to ensure a safe and fun canyoning experience. None of the jumps or abseils is mandatory, so feel free to use the footpath if you don’t feel comfortable enough. We finish our canyoning experience at the end of the gorge near the car park enjoying a tasty picnic and remembering the thrilling moments we lived a few moments ago.

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What's Included


  • Neoprene Wetsuit and Socks
  • High-Quality Gear: Helmet, Harness, Carabiners, Ropes, Waterproof bags
  • Professional Canyoning Leader also holding first aid certificate
  • Eco-friendly cultural and educational guiding
  • Picnic with freshly baked bread, handpicked vegetables, homemade olive oil, local cheese and fruits
  • Transfer from the finish point to the starting point
  • Photographs from the trip
  • Liability insurance
  • All taxes

Not Included

  • Water (please bring your own full bottle of water)
  • Canyoning shoes
  • Transfer to meeting point
  • Tip or gratuity
  • Hotel pick up / drop off upon request.
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Additional Information

Meeting time: 09:30 a.m.

Meeting point: Haravgi village, Polylimnio parking area.

Duration: 3 hours including breaks

Difficulty: Easy with a few moderate parts

Suitability: Family friendly, Group friendly, Couples, Youth

Know before you book Canyoning & Zipline Polylimnio Waterfalls

Activity requirements:

– Previous experience is not required

– Knowing how to swim is compulsory for this activity.

– Good physical and mental condition

– Parental accompaniment is required for minors to take part in this activity.

– Kids from 8 years old may join this trip.

– The minimum weight for this activity is 25 kg.

– A written waiver form is compulsory to be filled in before taking part in this activity.

Know before you go

What to bring with you:

– Bottle of water (1,5 liter per person)

– Any specific medication you are on

– Short or long sleeve t-shirt (quick dry if available)

– Sunscreen

– Towel

– Swimwear or shorts

– Change of dry clothes (to change after canyoning)

– Spare pair of shoes that will get wet. Suitable are hiking shoes or trainers (Open shoes, sandals or flip-flops are unsuitable)

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