Canyon Adventure Half-Day


  • A shorter version of our popular Canyon Adventure Day, this trip takes you into a true super-slot canyon, via rappelling, hiking, and down-climbing, and still makes time for a great hike in the afternoon.
  • No experience required but...
      • Age 5 or older recommended
    Descent of a canyon that includes, but is not limited to:
      • 10- to 25-minute hike w/ 200-foot elevation gain
      • Downclimbing narrow, twisted, super-tight slots
      • Up to 3 rappels, 20 to 50 feet in length
      • Possible wading in canyon pools

    Designed for individuals and small groups who are looking for a fun and adventurous introduction to technical canyoneering. Generally, the day is more fast-paced than a Family Adventure Day with an opportunity to gather with other individuals seeking the same. 

    You will learn and apply: 

      • Knots, ropes & anchors
      • Belay & safety systems
      • Rappelling
      • Canyoneering basics
      • "Leave No Trace" practices
  • We provide all the necessary technical gear for your experience, but recommend you bring:
      • 1 quart of water/person + lunch/snacks for the day
      • Sunscreen
      • Good tennis or hiking shoes
      • Warm synthetic clothes any time of year
      • Camera
      • Meet for morning instruction at Zion Adventure Company at 36 Lion Blvd., across from the Quality Inn.
      • 7 days/week, year-round
      • Trips begin at 7:00/7:30am or 1:00/1:30pm (Mountain Daylight Time)
      • Drive time is between 35 - 75 minutes, depending on season and locale
      • Trips return between 11:00/12:00am or 5:00/6:00 pm
    * Early reservations advised. Dates tend to book 30 to 45 days out, June through August. Check your calendar and book early.

     One on One:  $247
     Two or More:
     Group Discount:
     (8 or more)  10%

    *Add a professional photographer to capture your exciting experience! The price includes all high resolution digital images.
                           Half Day: $389  Full Day: $449

    Trips are 100% refundable up to 30 days prior to departure. Once inside the 30-day window, we deduct a 25% cancellation fee from any refunds.  You may apply this 25% fee toward any future services or products we offer within two years from the date of cancellation. Cancellations within 24 hours of trip departure are non-refundable.


    LOGOEnlighten photography's Seth Hamel and Kate Hope are professional adventure and landscape photographers specializing in canyoneering, rock climbing, and portrait photography.  Their professional yet easy going approach to adventure photography is guaranteed to capture  the best moments of the day without distracting from your adventure; with this approach it takes very little time to forget about the camera.


    Half Day Trip Photography: $389
    Full Day Trip Photography: $449
    *Includes high resolution images and a gallery for downloading
    Click here for additional photos and information.

  • LOGOAll photos were captured by a local professional photographer. These photographers are available to accompany you on your trip and capture your experience. 

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