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Grey Mares Tail
Epic Canyoning Adventure in Scotland

Guide decends the Epic gGrey Mare's Waterfall in Scotland on a canyoning adventure

The Grey Mare's Tail: Thrilling Adventure Experience

An absolute classic, The Grey Mare's Tail is packed full of mind-blowing features. This canyon is better suited to those with practised skills. If you've been with us a few times before, or if you've started your journey on our Adventure Pathway, your skills and experience will enable you to fully appreciate and enjoy the spectacular challenges of this magnificent canyon. Along the way, you'll encounter some of our all-time favourite slides, exhilarating jumps, and an awe-inspiring descent of the 70-metre high Grey Mare's Waterfall. The final abseil is 50 metres high, making it one of Scotland's most thrilling waterfall abseils.

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Who Will Love Canyoning the Grey Mare's Tail?

Adventure Seekers: Seasoned adventurers with practiced abseiling skills and looking for a thrilling descent full of adrenaline spiking action!
Couples and Small Groups: Those who have been canyoning with us before and enjoyed the waterfall abseiling, big jumps and slides.

Note: Ask our advice before booking, guests should have a strong head for heights and be over 18 years of age or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Photos from the Grey Mare's Tail

Check out these moments from some of our favourite actions on the Grey Mare's Tail descent. These photos capture why experienced adventurers love the adrenaline-spiking action in this exhilarating canyoning adventure.

Get Directions to Grey Mare's Tail Waterfall, Kinlochleven

This canyoning adventure at Kinlochleven, in Lochaber, the Scottish Highlands, is near Fort William, Glencoe, and Ben Nevis. It's an incredible addition to any adventure holiday in Scotland and a must-do experience for thrill-seekers and canyoning enthusiasts alike.

Your Adventure at a Glance

Join us for a full-day adventure that includes massive waterfall abseils, wild slides, and exhilarating jumps in the Grey Mare's Tail canyon. Anticipate a thrilling and committing challenge with significant exposure to heights.

Learning and Exploring Safely


A Warm Welcome: Begin your canyoning adventure at the Grey Mare'e Waterfall Car Park. Here, you'll meet your guide, and gear up with our quality shoes, harnesses, and helmets.


Smart Preparation: Re-visit and if necessary practice the essential canyoning skills in a safe environment before descending The Grey Mare's Tail. Along the way, we will take the time to describe the challenges ahead and revisit the skills required preparing you to enjoy the action.


The Action: We'll descend the canyon at your pace. Private canyoning means that we can focus our attention on leading an adventure that's uniquely yours. We'll be clear about the challenges ahead and if possible offer a choice of action. The Grey Mares tail has commiting sections that are inaccessible, this mean there is no way out other than down and through. We'll take this into consideration when planning and preparing for a fun and fulfilling adventure


The Lunch: We'll prepair a hearty picnic lunch to enjoy in a scenic spot along the way.


Relax and Reflect: Conclude your journey with a delightful touch. After the descent, we gather back at the meeting point for home-baked snacks and drinks. It's a chance to relax, share stories, and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow canyoners.

Check out some recent action from the Grey Mare's Tail

Staying Safe


Our Commitment to Safety: If it isn't safe, we won't do it. We practise regularly to maintain the highest standards. We understand that every adventure is unique, and our approach to safety reflects that.

Heightened awareness and skillful observations are fundamental to our operations, skills honed through years of experience. We prioritize constant vigilance, as safety is a non-negotiable aspect of all our activities. To ensure the highest safety standards, our guides regularly undergo specialised training, tailored to both the specific location and activity. This commitment to safety is grounded in up-to-date and relevant expertise, ensuring the best possible experience for our guests.

Before You Book


 Personalised Advice and Support: Before you book, we like to offer personalised advice and answer any questions you may have. Our information and booking office can be contacted every day for any request. We want to make sure that you are going to book the experience that is right for you. We'd love to hear from you! Give us a call, send us an email or message us on WhatsApp.



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