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Zion Area
Year Round
4-5 Hours

Half Day Canyoneering

From: $230.00

Half Day Beginner Zion Canyoneering | Family Canyoning Adventure

Half day beginner Zion Canyoneering is a perfect activity to explore the slot canyons unique to the Zion National Park area. This is the best option for families with young ones. Those with a small block in the travel schedule and those looking for an introduction to canyoneering. ZMS’s Half day beginner Canyoneering experience utilizes guides with the highest industry standards.This ensures a safe and fun Zion adventure day.

On a half day beginner zion canyoneering trip you get to descend a technical slot canyon through hiking, rappelling, and climbing. We will provide instruction on rappelling, down climbing, and belay techniques. There will be rappels 20-80 feet in length. Also, light hiking for under an hour. No experience is necessary. This trip is suitable for  All Ages & All Ability Levels. We run this trip year round. Start times vary depending on the season. This can be adjusted around your travel plans. All trips are private, you are not grouped with others unless requested.

Shoes are available to rent for seven dollars for the day. The shoes are specially designed for walking rock. The shoes also drain water well. This footwear works well for walking through the famous Zion narrows too. You can also rent wetsuits for canyoneering as well. Depending on the time of year a wetsuit is a critical component of your trip. 

What to Expect:

  • 4-5 hour outing
  • Descend a technical slot canyon through hiking, rappelling, and climbing.
  • Instruction on rappelling, down climbing, and belay techniques
  • Rappels 20-80 feet in length
  • Light hiking under an hour
  • All trips are private, you are not grouped with others unless requested.

Price Per Person:

1 $230.00
2 $150.00
3 $135.00
4 $125.00
5 $115.00
6 $110.00
7 $105.00
8+ Call for Group Rates

7.65% sales tax added at checkout




Half Day Itinerary: 4-5 hrs

Meet your guide at our store in Springdale, UT at your specified time (stated in the confirmation email). If you do not have any personal equipment, your guide will outfit you with the necessary technical equipment.

Depending on the size of your group, you will either get in one of our guide vehicles or follow your guide(s) out to one of our various canyoneering areas for the day.

If you are driving to Vegas after your trip, you will follow your guide out the canyoneering area, and drive to the airport directly from there.

A short 1/2 mile hike will get you to the first rappel. Your guide will instruct on the safe use of the equipment and necessary techniques needed to safely and efficiently descend a beautiful slot canyon.

Hike back to the car, and we will be happy to drop you off at your hotel or back to your car parked at our Store.


Half day beginner zion canyoneering

Gear Needed/Provided

Gear ZMS can Provide

  • Approach Shoes (if needed)
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Rappelling equipment
  • Backpack ( if needed)

Gear You Provide

  • Food and snacks
  • Water: 1-2 L
  • Appropriate Clothing for the Season
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
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Our canyoning video is a compilation of our Half Day, Full Day, and Ultimate Canyon Trips that were filmed from Spring to Fall.

Costs, Booking, & Cancellation

Cost Includes

  • Technical Equipment Needed
  • Transportation to & from Climbing Area (dependent on group #)
  • As a 1% For the Planet Member, a 1% Donation from your Total Trip Cost is made to Environmental non-Profits focused on conservation & preservation

Not Included

  • Food & Water
  • Guide Gratuity

Registration & Cancellation

Advanced registration is required to secure your private guide. We have a limited amount of guides and book up regularly. Feel free to call our store during business hours to book, or simply book online if you’re ready to secure your date.

All participants must read and fill out our Online Medical Waiver & Liability Waiver HERE

Please review our Cancellation Policy HERE

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