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Dao Falls Canyoneering2022-11-07T15:56:16+00:00

About Dao Canyoneering

Dao canyoneering is a new thrilling rappelling adventure located in the famous Dao Waterfalls South of Cebu, which opened just in April 2020. Take advantage of this unique, challenging adventure and our professional guides are committed to providing a deeply rewarding & enriching waterfall experience for our guests, each and every time! We focus on small group sizes to ensure a one-of-a-kind experience.

Dao Falls - Briefing
6th Rappel
Rappelling Dao Falls 30 meters
5th Rappel
Dao Falls - 6th Rappel

Rappelling Adventure

Dao Waterfalls is the perfect place to start your canyoneering adventure. After the safety briefing, we enter the gorge above the falls in classic canyoneering style by jumping and rappelling straight down 30 meters to Dao Falls! From there we follow the stream going down with a couple more rappells. We love to help our guests push their personal limits while having a fantastic time!

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Dao Waterfalls Rappeling
Dao Waterfalls Rappeling

Tour Description

Tour Duration // 3-4h (2-3 hrs in the canyon)

What is Included // Canyoning equipment, professional guides, beverages, snacks, edited highlights movies and photos, transport from and to Moalboal

​​What to Bring //  Swimsuit, dry clothes to change, plastic bag, towel

Minimal Age //  14

Swimming ability is not required

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What is canyoneering and is it dangerous?2022-11-06T04:31:10+00:00

Canyoneering is an adventure sport that combines multiple outdoor adventures traversing a canyon or gorge by combining hiking, jumping, sliding, climbing, swimming, and/or rappelling.

Like any other adventure sport, canyoneering involves an element of risk especially when ropes are involved. To control it, we have professional experienced guides and UIAA-certified safety equipment. All clients are obliged to strictly follow the instructions of our guides.

Do I need to be able to swim?2020-03-23T05:08:51+00:00

Being able to swim is desirable, but not required. You will be equipped with life jackets.

How big is the group?2020-03-23T04:29:42+00:00

A minimum of two people is required to guarantee a trip. The maximum group size is 9 guests. We can accommodate bigger groups – please call us if you would like to discuss a group booking.

Who can join? Do I need rappelling experience?2022-11-06T04:28:17+00:00

Experience in canyoneering is unnecessary, but you need to be confident with heights. If you have an intense fear of heights this is not the trip for you. Guides will give you a demonstration and safety briefing prior to the start. Participants must be at least 18 years of age.

You must be physically fit to participate in the tour. Though there is no specific weight limit, participants must fit into a climbing harness with a waist measurement between 20-47″ (53-120 cm) and a leg measurement between 14-29″(35-75 cm).

You cannot participate if you have an existing medical condition that could require urgent care (such as significant heart problems or seizure disorders).

If you need any fast-acting medications such as epi-pen, diabetic glucose, or an asthma inhaler it is imperative that you bring them along on your trip and inform your guides.

You cannot participate if you are under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or any medication that could impair you in any way.

 

How far in advance should I make a reservation?2020-03-30T05:56:59+00:00

We run two tours a day, at 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Prebooking is necessary. While reservations are required in advance to participate on the tour, last-minute reservations are welcome a day or two before the tour. Please see our booking calendar for availability.

What do I need to wear and bring?2022-11-06T04:29:59+00:00
We ask that you do not bring valuables or anything else on the trip that you would mind getting lost, wet, or broken. We provide all technical equipment (helmet, harness, etc..) You should dress for the day’s forecasted weather and wear your swimsuit under your dry clothes. All clothing and footwear will be the client’s responsibility.
Bring with you:
  • Swimsuit
  • Pair of trainers (or you can rent water shoes from us)
  • Rashguard if you get cold quickly (water temperature is about 24-25 degree Celsius)
  • Towel and dry clothes to change after the tour
  • Suncream
  • Strap for glasses/sunglasses
  • Special dietary/food snacks
  • The medication you would normally carry on you (eg. Ventolin, Antihistamines, Insulin)
If you need prescription glasses or contact lenses, please wear them. We will take pictures and videos with Go Pro and will post them on our Facebook page.  Like our Facebook page to get notified when they are up.

 

What is your cancellation/refund policy?2022-11-06T04:29:25+00:00

Dao Canyoneering trips are made come rain or shine, 7 days a week, all year round. You can reschedule the date or time of your tour (or add or remove guests) within 24 hours of booking, and up to 72 hours before the tour is scheduled to start. Full refunds are given if your trip is canceled due to very bad weather. Our guides will make the final “go/no go” decision based on whether or not it’s safe to go in case of a flash flood or other risks. For cancellations by the organizer before the start of the activity, the participant will receive a 100% refund.

Please see our Terms & Conditions for further details.

How do I get to Dao Waterfalls?2022-11-06T04:27:30+00:00

From Moalboal we are running a free jeepney (open-air vehicle) shuttle service at 7:30 AM (meeting at 7:15 AM) and 12:30 PM (meeting at 12:15 PM) sharp!

From Cebu: with the private car (extra fee) or public Ceres bus from the South bus terminal to the main road where Dao Waterfalls sign is located. From there we have motorcycle transport to take you to our office.