Del Sur Adventures Inc, was formed in 2008 by Jorge
Lopez and Alfonso Carrero. We were doing exploration of
new rivers, mostly in the south part of Puerto Rico, for
many years. We have combine experience of more than 20
years. Besides experience and courses taken in
Canyoneering(canyoning or barranquismo), also in Rock
Climbing, Caving, Industrial Rope Access & Rescue
operations. Our main goal is exposed Ponce and Porta
Caribe as a destination for practice Eco Tourism. Our
tours locations are very close to our locals hotels,
about 25 minutes, meaning that after the tour, you can
relax at your hotel pool or beach front.
Porta Caribe, in
Ponce, is a great place to practice Canyoneering. The steep
mountains found in this area are close to the coast; they
create different types of canyons thanks to the flow of the
rivers that come from the Central Mountain Range. This
Mountain Range has the highest peaks in Puerto Rico, like
Cerro Punta at 4,389 ft.
Del Sur Adventures, in the past five years we have opened
many beautiful canyoneering routes. Some, are for expert
level only, but most are suitable for the whole family to
have tours ranging from two to six hours, for beginners and
intermediates. In this tours you will encounter: ziplines,
river jumps, slides, hiking through dense forests and cool
crystalline waters. For more information on our tours,
please visit our webpage at
Ponce, you can enjoy different activities under the sun such
as: kayaking, snorkeling, or simply relaxing at the beach.
With us you can enjoy our mountains, rivers, and forests.
Canyoning (known as canyoneering in the U.S.) is to travel
using a variety of techniques that may include other
Its an “extreme sport” in which the participants slide, jump
off boulders or rappel down rock faces through waterfalls
into mountain streams that cut through a canyon; ropes and
other protective equipment (such as helmets, and climbing
harnesses) are used. The combined skills of caving,
climbing, rapelling are used in this sport.
Canyons that are ideal for canyoning are often cut into the
bedrock stone, forming narrow gorges with numerous drops,
beautifully sculpted walls, and sometimes spectacular
Most canyons are cut into
though other rock types are found.
Canyoneering can be easy or extremely difficult. A wide
variety of canyoning routes are found throughout the world,
and canyoning is enjoyed by people of all ages and skill
What is Porta Caribe?