The Zemm Canyon and the Stillup Canyon are the playgrounds for water adventures. The narrow canyons which are right behind Mayrhofen ensures real canyoning fun. The terrain requires all of walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping,rappelling, and swimming in various level of difficulty.

It is always recommended to take a guide no matter what your experience as the rivers are regulated by large hydro power plants around Mayrhofen and flash floods can occur any time. There are several outdoor specialist companies that offer guided tours through the canyons, these guides will get a warning before any flash floods happen, so you will be in safe hands.

These companies also offer rafting on the Ziller river starting directly in Mayrhofen. In this cases they are waiting for the flash floods making it a more impressive experience, for the less adventurous you can also raft on a tame river