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Club trips with canyoning

Group canyoning in Ticino: the excursion tip for clubs and associations

When the sports club travels together, it is obvious that nobody wants to spend a whole weekend just sitting down. Instead, a cool outdoor event like canyoning, where you get to know a new sport and immerse yourself in the fascinating nature of the Swiss canyons, proves to be a welcome change.


In our experience, not only those who are already sports enthusiasts, but also a society for philatelists or the aquarium club are always on the lookout for unusual ideas for the next club outing or club outing.

A group canyoning in Ticino is therefore the perfect idea for an excursion if you want to do and plan something different together than the next bowling evening or a run-of-the-mill event. Because the outdoor experience for groups, associations and clubs does not only lead you to the most beautiful and popular gorges in Switzerland. It also leads you to each other and beyond you, so that the cohesion in the group is enormously strengthened. Of course, you decide for yourself whether fun and games should be the focus of confidence-building measures. Both are always given when canyoning as an excursion tip for clubs and associations.

As "Switzerland's sunniest place", Ticino offers you a multitude of opportunities to combine varied activities in picturesque landscapes with detours to famous sights and places. So whether you are looking for ideas for a club outing lasting one or more days or want to combine the best and most exclusive excursion tips for a club outing: Ticino is one of the most popular Swiss excursion destinations for clubs and associations. The offer is correspondingly wide and the hospitality is correspondingly large.

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Club outing with a wow effect and a good mood while canyoning in Switzerland

The focus of your club excursion is of course canyoning, which as a sport is perfect for strengthening cohesion and bringing club members closer to each other who otherwise have little to do with each other. Our group excursions take you to try-out canyoning in the Val di Vira, as a basic tour to Corippo or as canyoning pro for sporty types to the Boggera gorge.


All three tours can be easily mastered by beginners. If you register as a sports club with well-trained members, for example as a tennis club, trampoline or round-net club, or as an enthusiastic supporter of the scouting movement, you will find the greatest challenges on the pro tour through the sunny Boggera Gorge in the Valle di Cresciano.

Group canyoning is the most fun as a club outing when all members take part in the planned activities. For people with a pronounced fear of heights or with a physical handicap, however, the inhibition threshold can be too high. If you still want to book group canyoning for your excursion as a club, there is the possibility that individual participants first hike to the gorge with the group and then only watch during the actual tour or devote themselves to other activities.

If you are planning a club outing lasting several days, simply add activities to the canyoning tour in Ticino that everyone can take part in. In this way everyone gets their rights and you also strengthen the group by respecting the individuality of each and every one of you.

Here are a few tips for a successful Team Away weekend in Ticino
  • Arrival on Friday evening by car, bus or public transport.
  • Fine evening meal in a special restaurant or in a grotto with typical Ticino dishes: polenta, alpine cheese, Ticino platter, formagella, onion soup.
  • Go to bed early to be fit for the canyoning tour 😉
  • Good breakfast
  • Canyoning tour with purelements®
  • Enjoy an aperitif in Ascona
  • Dinner with a good pizza at Ristorante Lungo Lago in Locarno
  • Cozy evening in Locarno or wild party in the disco if you are already 18!
  • deserve a lie-in
  • Today is time for relaxation! And the best way to do that is at the Splash & Spa in Locarno or with a visit to the Falconeria in Locarno.
  • After a weekend like this, you can only go home in a good mood and relaxed 😀

Group canyoning for associations and clubs: simple and flexible planning with purelements

As an experienced organizer of group events, we at purelements take some of the things you need to take into account when planning club outings. As a club or association, you go on a private tour with our guides, which means you are all by yourselves. The guide takes care of your safety, explains in a simple and understandable way how to abseil or what else needs to be considered.


During your stay in the gorge, he keeps an eye on all club members, is happy to lend a helping hand and takes great photos of you in action with his cell phone camera. And if you feel like ending your club outing with an aperitif, you can also book that when you register.

Our flexible group rates also make planning easier for you. For example, you can decide in advance whether you want to protect yourself against the so-called no-shows (short-term cancellations or non-appearance of registered people) or whether you want to remain flexible with regard to the start time and the final number of participants.

Good mood and team spirit are not part of the booking, but are reliable companions on our tours for clubs and associations. Of course, you are the main contributor to this, but you can count on the sheer power of the elements you come into contact with on this extraordinary excursion to play their part, as well as the emerald green shimmer of the waters, the crystal-clear bubbling of the Waterfalls that you slide down with joy or the unique feeling of following the course of a river that has carved its own path over many centuries.

If you emerge from the magical experience again, a whole range of activities can be added to your club outing. Enjoying typical Ticino dishes and drinks in a restaurant, for example, visiting a wine tavern or grotto, hiking to the Ponte Tibetano Carasc, visiting the famous city of Bellinzona and its castles or chilling out on Lake Maggiore. So you don't have to look far for ideas for your club outing - all you have to do is grab and book!

Everything at a glance

We know how difficult it is to plan a group. On the day of the adventure, someone has to cancel or falls ill, which is why we have put together packages that will make it easier for you. You choose which tariff you want and have the specified no-shows (short-term cancellations, non-appearance at the event) included and, if the worst comes to the worst, we will even reimburse you in full. Furthermore, you only have to determine and report your final number of participants by the day specified in the tariff. This gives the organizer of the group flexibility and financial security.

  • Planning and implementation of the tour
  • Coordination of the canyoning event on site
  • Support from certified purelements employees (certified canyoning guides)
  • Guide-guest ratio is maximum 1:7 or 1:8
  • No time pressure!
  • Special equipment required for the tour
  • Photo service
  • Own safety standards for canyoning

A general state of health in good health. Health impairments are taken into account when planning the tour.

Restrictions regarding a head for heights and swimming skills as well.

pricing and performance
tariff minimum
Attendees
No-Shows ⓘ depending on the tariff, you have a certain number of no-shows
inclusive (no-show)
means no-show on the day of the event
despite booking made) In addition, you must your
final number of participants up to the specified
Notify us of the time!
photo service Meeting-
modification
Depending on the tariff, you can keep the appointment until the specified date
Change the time if necessary extra costs are due
Substitute-
Attendees
Depending on the tariff, you can
Exchange participants and a substitute participant
if necessary, extra costs are due
private tour
In the case of a private tour, we do not book any more
participants to your group. you are alone
as a group with the guides on the way.
aperitif
Depending on the tariff, you can book an aperitif or not,
the aperitif is already included in the premium tariffs.
Flexible
start time
With this option you can create your own,
choose an individual start time according to your needs.
Free
person
This option indicates whether an accompanying person
(bachelor, birthday child) comes on tour for FREE
Guides/
guest ratio
indicates how many guests
by a guide maximum
are cared for
super saver 12 people
in Val Vira
10 people
in Boggera & Corippo
no no shows included
final TN up to 14 days before

1:8
saver 8 people 1 no show included
final TN up to 10 days before

CHF 5 per person
up to 7 days before

up to 3 days before the event
15 CHF per transfer

extra bookable

1:8
Regular 6 persons up to 2 no-shows included
and 100% refundable
final TN up to 7 days before

up to 7 days before

until the day of the event
15 CHF per transfer

from 12 people
included

extra bookable

1:8
Flex 6 persons up to 3 no-shows included
and 100% refundable
final TN up to 7 days before

up to 3 days before

until the day of the event,
free of charge

1:7
FlexPlus 6 persons up to 5 no-shows included
and 100% refundable
final TN up to 3 days before

up to 3 days before

until the day of the event
free of charge

1:7
We can recommend these other experiences for a successful team weekend
Via Ferrata Tour Tre Signori
Via Ferrata Tour Tre Signori
You can experience a fantastic guided via ferrata tour with us or simply rent the equipment from us and tackle the via ferrata independently.
Group canoe tour
Group canoe tour
A wonderful canoe tour on the Fiume Ticino! Team work is required 😉
Climbing course (top rope)
Climbing course (top rope)
Top rope climbing course with a lot of fun and challenge!
Framework program and alternatives for group members who do not want to do canyoning
  • Ponte dei Salti in Lavertezzo
  • Visit Ascona
  • Wine tasting Ticino
  • Visit Bellinzona and its castles
  • Enjoy a cocktail at the Lido di Locarno
  • Go to the disco at the Vanilla Club
  • Splash & Spa Rivera

If you stay with the group but don’t want to go canyoning, you can go to the entrance and watch the others canyoning or just enjoy the sun at the bottom pool and swim there.
Otherwise you can relax on the lake shore of Lake Maggiore and enjoy a fine cocktail at the Shaka Beach Bar.

You can go to the entrance and watch the others canyoning or just enjoy the sun in a beautiful water pool and swim there.
Otherwise you can go for a walk along the river (Fiume Ticino).

As part of the group but without doing canyoning, you can go to the entrance and watch the others canyoning or just enjoy the sun at the bottom pool and swim there.
Otherwise you can admire the village of Corippo and have a drink or eat at the Grotto al Bivio in Vogorno or at the village of Grotto in Corippo.
If you also want to move, you can hike along the Verzasca.

  • Hike to the Ponte Tibetano Carasc
  • Canoe tour on the Fiume Ticino
  • Water activities on Lake Maggiore
  • Visit Mount Tamaro