One of our most adventurous weekends!  You’ll be climbing, sliding and dangling down huge rock faces into pools of refreshingly cold water!  Swimming through, up and under waterfalls and sliding your way down the canyon! This trip is family friendly and suitable for children aged 10 and above.

Due to the changing nature of the canyon, harnesses, helmets, wetsuits, and ropes (being lowered as opposed to jumping) are now a part of the adventure.  The water in the upper section of the gorge is not there and is not likely to change in the near future.  The lower section, however, is still full of water!

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Moderate: Up steep hills and down exposed ledges, with bouldering and some climbing.

Snake Canyon is not a hike.  You will be wet the entire 5 hours. You will be climbing, sliding and being lowered down huge rocks into pools that could be deep or shallow.  You will be surrounded by 100 meter rock faces that shade the sun, making the water even COLDER.

Duration: 6 hours

Length: 6 km 

We will have two groups and two hikes. If you hike on Friday, you abseil on Saturday.

Day 1: Drive to Rustaq on Thursday evening, reach by 11 pm.

Day 2: Wake up 6 am.  Friday drive to start 8 am. Canyon hiking/abseiling until 2 pm followed by lunch at Guest House, Rustaq Fort Tour and Dinner.

Day 3: Wake up 6 am. Saturday drive to start 8 am. Canyon hiking/abseiling until 2 pm followed by lunch. Departure at 2 pm to reach the city in UAE by 9  pm.

Included on  this hike:

  • Transport – carpooling from Abu Dhabi or Dubai
  • A/C Double room in guest house
  • All meals
  • Wetsuits, Helmets and Lifejackets
  • 2 breakfasts + 2 lunches and bbq on Friday night
  • 3 certified technical guides, 2 trek leaders.  You will have loads of support

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5 based on 1 review
June 7, 2017

Loved being able to do both routes.

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