Climbing is an activity of vertical progression in steep terrain which develops using the strength of the upper and lower limbs and with proper equipment.

It aims to reach the highest point of the mountain or the rock wall .

The Discovery Island provides two Types of Climbing:

Climbing Level I – Beginners

Climbing Level II – Intermediate


Climbing Level I is suitable for those who want to learn to climb in a fun way .

It is an activity held in a rocky wall with various routes.

It is practiced everyday in ‘Baia de Abra’ – Caniçal.

Minimum number of participants: 4

Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Price / person: 60 €

Weekdays: Everyday


Climbing II level is a more physically demanding type of climbing and sought by those who have minimal experience: by those who have already practiced climbing level I with Discovery Island .

It is an activity performed in rock wall, with technically more demanding routes.

It’s practiced every day in Pico Areeiro.

Minimum number of participants: 4

Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Price / person: 80€

Weekdays: Everyday



In all climbing levels the client must bring:

 Comfortable clothes

 Appropriate footwear (preferably cat feet)



The activity can be canceled due to climate change or security reasons. In this case it will be rescheduled to a new date or a refund is issued .
For logistical reasons cancellations made after 21h before the day of the activity will not be refunded. Customers who do not attend will be charged for the entire activity.