The natural and mountainous landscape of Medellin City and Antioquia Department is full of historical places propitious for the practice of different extreme sports. This is one more of the tourist attractions of this beautiful Valley.
Landscapes and extreme sports in Medellín and Antioaquia
Paragliding in San Félix
San Félix is a district of Municipality of Bello, located in the Metropolitan Area of Medellin, 50 kilometers far from the capital of Antioquia. Being there, you can practice paragliding and fly above the Aburrá Valley catching sight of the Medellin River, the Quitasol Hill, the García Dam, El Picacho Hill and the most beautiful mountains from the heights..
WaterSports in Guatapé
The reservoir of Guatapé is located in the East of Antioquia, a little more than an hour away from Medellín City. The dam covers the fourth part of the territory of Guatapé and is an ideal place to practice watersports, especially the Wakeboard, FlyBoard, Jet Ski, Kayak. In Guatapé, the natural and artifical wonders were joined to create a marvelous atmosphere..
The jump is performed 70 meters of height from the ground, on the way to the Municipality of Anorí, in front of Porce III dam, that is only 120 kilometers away from Medellín. This place, surrounded by tropical forest, becomes an ideal space to practice bungee jumping and enjoy the fresh air of the mountains.
Canyoning in Támesis
The Municipality of Támesis is located in the southwest of Antioquia, is about 3 hours away from Medellín City. Támesis has natural and spectacular landscapes and a pre-Hispanic road built by the Cartama culture. There are suitable spaces to practice canyoning in La Peinada Waterfall that has a descent of 70 meters in which you can enjoy the natural landscape, the natural air and the pressure of the water falling.
Abseiling in Jardín
The Municipality of Jardín is located in the southwest of Antioquia, 3 hours from Medellín City. Jardín is considered by many people one of the most beautiful towns of Antioquia, thanks to its natural wealth and colonial architecture. The “splendor cave” is a work of art of nature and a unique place to practice abseiling.
Paragliding in Jericó
Jericó, besides being one the most beautiful municipalities of the Department of Antioquia, it’s also an ideal place to practice paragliding, thanks to its mixture of large valleys and high mountainous areas. The landscape is ideal for enjoying a calm and relaxing flight.