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Ben Nevis - Canyoning - Fort William - Scotland


Canyoning – Scotland – Fort William – Ben Nevis

This is your chance to go canyoning in Fort William, sliding and jumping your way down the side of Ben Nevis on one of our Canyoning Scotland adventure days. 

All the features in the Ben Nevis Canyon are optional which makes it the perfect activity for mixed ability groups. Challenge yourself with nature’s watery wonderland – fun, adventure and challenges – all enjoyed at your own pace.

Experience some of the best canyoning in Fort William. This is proper canyoning, a real adventure. We provide you with the very best professional guiding, all the specialist equipment needed and one of the most exciting and exhilarating outdoor activities in Scotland.  

This trip is for groups of 8 or more.  If you are a smaller group, we run daily trips down the Inchree canyon just 10 mins south of Fort William.

£65 per person group price available See Essential Info table below for more details

Activity Location 

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Whatever your group size, it’s NO PROBLEM. Give us a call or drop us an email and our team of friendly expert staff can check availability and book you in. We can also help you with any other request.


Canyon Description Price (per person)

Inchree Falls

Fort William

Fun for all - optional features - slides and big jumps £70 (half Day)

Ben Nevis

Fort William 

Fun for all – lots of slides and jumps –canyon down the side of UK’s highest mountain £70 (half Day)


Fort William

Full day wilderness trip – adventurous slot canyon – for ambitious and sporty adventurers £140 (6hrs)

Grey Mares Tail

Fort William

For experienced canyoneers - Epic finish with 90m abseil £140 (6hrs)

Falls of Bruar Blair Atholl, Perthshire

Vertical Descents East

Scenic fun trip – high buzz factor – for ambitious and sporty adventurous (we run the whole canyon as opposed to just bottom section) £140 (5hrs)

Glen Alva Stirling

Vertical Descents East

Only 20 mins from Stirling – steep and committing slot canyon – good head for heights required – for people who have been canyoning before £140 (5hrs)



Scotland's best canyon is and amazing slot canyon full of jumps, slides and abseils.


Essential Info

We hope to have answered most of your questions below, however if you have any other questions please contact us and our team of friendly expert staff can help you. 

You ask... We answer...
When? Everyday at 9.30am and 1.30pm. Throughout the year, water levels permitting.
Who? Minimum age is 10, however it is more dependent upon if the child fits into our smallest wetsuit (125cm). You do not need to be particularly fit, however you do need to be physically and mentally able to be comfortable in this sort of outdoor environment.
What do we need to bring? Something to wear under a wetsuit, swimming attire is best! Sturdy outdoor footwear that you dont mind getting wet (old trainers are best), a towel and warm clothes for afterwards. Sense of adventure and fun. 
Where do we meet? The canyon is a short drive from Vertical Descents HQ, Inchree. Please meet at HQ at arranged time, unless otherwise agreed. See google map.
How much? £60 per person
Groups (10+): £57 per person
Groups (20+): £55 per person
Families (2+2): £220 (2+3): £255