Wadi al-Mujib
Wadi al-Mujib
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  • Bao008
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Enjoyable!
    The trail experience was good overall. The view was stunning but I was rather surprised that the trail wasn’t as long as I thought. I went there before 9am which was lucky because it started to get crowded and a queue was forming to go up a ladder midway as I was on my way back. I would say one part is slightly challenging but doable as long as you have the strength to pull yourself up the ladder while the water comes crashing down above your head. I brought my own dry bag and waterproof pouch for my phone which allows me to take some nice photos. The lockers in the visitor area is not available (according to the staff )so I left a bag behind the ticket counter which they allowed. There are only toilets and changing room available when I was there , I think the shower area is being locked up. My advice is to start early to avoid queues, I was done and back by 70 mins.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 8 July 2023
  • MrKiller21
    Melbourne, Australia163 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Second best highlight of Jordan
    An incredible day Canyoning and right up there with my previous Canyoning in the Blue Mountains. They are a bit disorganised at the start but once you start self guiding yourself in the adventure begins. A combination of wading, swimming, dragging yourself through the current by ropes, slithering up ladders and, on the return trip, sliding down rockfaces... it was amazing. We were in a largish group so be prepared to help each other as there were only two staff members actually inside the Canyon in tricky ascent/descent nooks. A reasonable level of fitness and upper body strength certainly helps, but if you are feeling adventurous and have support with you, this should be high on your bucket list. Waterproof grippy shoes are a must. Water was warm in April so we were mostly in normal swim gear. A must do while in Jordan.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 15 July 2023
  • Prewina S
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highlight of Jordan
    This was the highlight of Jordan for us. Nice to have some wateractivity amidst al the sand and heat. Make sure to be early because group tours go here. There are water and dry trails you can do here depending on the season. The shortest and most popular trail is the Siq trail which is like walking through the valley of Petra but with water and waterfalls. Upon arrrival you can hire watershoes and a drybag. There are seperate changingrooms heren. The lifevest is included in the price. You get to go through the canyon alone en there are guides along the route. If you want to advance to the furthest point where the waterfall is you need to be fit. Or have help. Some point are not easy to pass. Dont cary anything with you but put in the drybag as you will need your hands. A waterproof casing for your phone is nice to make video's. To get to the adventure center (which is the starting point) is easy via uber or taxi from Aqaba, Madaba or Amman. But getting back is harder. There is no cafe or restaurant here with wifi. So what we did was wait for a taxi to take us back. We were lucky and got one within 15 min. You can ask you taxi or uber to wait for you while you do the trail. The wait was definitly worth it!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 7 August 2023
  • cwilco
    Picton, Australia60 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great fun
    Great fun and a challenge for us older persons. Very expensive to do the hike and the water sandles were horrible to wear. I suggest to bring your own or wear socks with them. Be warned the so called water proof bag was not so waterproof for me. Luckily my phone has limited water protection.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 November 2023
  • Knockknockxx
    Lasne, Belgium209 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An absolute thrill!
    An absolute thrill. I wasn't sure at first, but no regrets. One of the highlights of my trip. So beautiful. Canyon a wadi makes you appreciate the power of water. You see 5 million years in front of you. The color and contours of the canyon. Stunning. The water is not cold. Fun to have at times the small fish nibble your toes. It's not a very physical experience. One suggestion, take your under water camera,.. You'll use it.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 March 2024
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C001
Lincoln, NE692 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Solo
Amazing!!!! Loved it. Great for those who are adventurous. Not a super easy walk - there is some scrambling but nothing too hard. There are guides along the way to help you with the tricky bits. I found “Al” a guide at the trickiest part and he was SO SO helpful, made sure I was safe and took fantastic photos for me of me. “Al” took a great experience and made it amazing. I might not have gone all the way in because I was wading in solo during low season so no one around the help if I had an accident. But the guides are there to help so if you want to go solo - go solo! Best if you have a little prior experience in water hikes.

Must #1 - bring a waterproof camera case with you from home. I saw a guy drench his phone and GoPro. His phone stopped working immediately. If you don’t have the case - leave the phone in the car or locker. IT WILL GET WET. maybe not in low water season but in May/June, you will be drenched multiple times unavoidably.

Must #2 - buy the water shoes at the entrance AND rent the water tight bag (or leave everything in the car). Neither the shoes or the rental are expensive and easier than traveling with your own. NOTE THEY ONKY TAKE JORDANIAN DOLLARS (no credit cards for this part)

Must #3 - bring a dry change of clothing. You will be much happier on the ride back.

You don’t need your hat or sunglasses for 95% of the hike so leave them behind. If you need your glasses so you can see, be prepared to put them away securely often and/or bring a sports eyeglass holder wrap thing.

Enjoy!!!
Written 2 June 2024
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Discover296762
Everett, WA5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
That is for sure a Must Do during your stay in Jordan. That is one of the most beautiful places I have been to. The experience of walking in the rapids of a small river that runs in a beautiful Cânion , and climbing up small water falls is unbeatable.
Written 26 May 2024
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Knockknockxx
Lasne, Belgium209 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
An absolute thrill. I wasn't sure at first, but no regrets. One of the highlights of my trip. So beautiful. Canyon a wadi makes you appreciate the power of water. You see 5 million years in front of you. The color and contours of the canyon. Stunning. The water is not cold. Fun to have at times the small fish nibble your toes. It's not a very physical experience. One suggestion, take your under water camera,.. You'll use it.
Written 13 March 2024
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cwilco
Picton, Australia60 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Great fun and a challenge for us older persons. Very expensive to do the hike and the water sandles were horrible to wear. I suggest to bring your own or wear socks with them. Be warned the so called water proof bag was not so waterproof for me. Luckily my phone has limited water protection.
Written 5 November 2023
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PetervTNL
Made, The Netherlands240 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Want an expensive tourist trap…… JOD 22 per person to walk in a Wadi. They even charge you 5 JOD for renting a water bag. And then waiting in line to get in.

DONT GO. There are better places like Wadi Ghuweir in Jordan which are much better and free of charge.
Written 6 October 2023
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Lucas M
Belgium166 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
A fun trail, first uphill through the water with some climbs, and then floating back downstream (that was the most fun!) Quite expensive compared to other Jordan activities, and we had to wait an hour to get in.
Written 2 October 2023
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Silvan B
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Warning!
Extremely unfriendly and arrogant staff.
We were really looking forward to the Hike. We were ahead of time and were simply ignored.
The next person tried to charge us way too high prices with extra stuff, this was not from internet.
Don't fall for this.
People who came back from the Hike also found it very disappointing..
Written 11 September 2023
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Carolina T
21 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Today They stole me 20 JD when paying. I did not notice the change was incorrect (the price was 55, I gave 100 and received only 25). Pls be careful paying cash. I don’t think it could be a simple mistake. It’s the oldest way to thief tourist. The experience is nice.
Written 10 August 2023
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Prewina S
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
This was the highlight of Jordan for us. Nice to have some wateractivity amidst al the sand and heat.

Make sure to be early because group tours go here.
There are water and dry trails you can do here depending on the season. The shortest and most popular trail is the Siq trail which is like walking through the valley of Petra but with water and waterfalls.

Upon arrrival you can hire watershoes and a drybag. There are seperate changingrooms heren. The lifevest is included in the price. You get to go through the canyon alone en there are guides along the route. If you want to advance to the furthest point where the waterfall is you need to be fit. Or have help. Some point are not easy to pass. Dont cary anything with you but put in the drybag as you will need your hands. A waterproof casing for your phone is nice to make video's.

To get to the adventure center (which is the starting point) is easy via uber or taxi from Aqaba, Madaba or Amman. But getting back is harder. There is no cafe or restaurant here with wifi. So what we did was wait for a taxi to take us back. We were lucky and got one within 15 min. You can ask you taxi or uber to wait for you while you do the trail. The wait was definitly worth it!
Written 7 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

MrKiller21
Melbourne, Australia163 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
An incredible day Canyoning and right up there with my previous Canyoning in the Blue Mountains. They are a bit disorganised at the start but once you start self guiding yourself in the adventure begins. A combination of wading, swimming, dragging yourself through the current by ropes, slithering up ladders and, on the return trip, sliding down rockfaces... it was amazing. We were in a largish group so be prepared to help each other as there were only two staff members actually inside the Canyon in tricky ascent/descent nooks. A reasonable level of fitness and upper body strength certainly helps, but if you are feeling adventurous and have support with you, this should be high on your bucket list. Waterproof grippy shoes are a must. Water was warm in April so we were mostly in normal swim gear. A must do while in Jordan.
Written 16 July 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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