Taormina Half-day
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Canyoning in the Alcantara river, pure adrenaline

An adventure tour in the Gorges of the Alcantara river, near Taormina. Travel the most beautiful stretches of the river in complete safety.
  • Medium
  • Mon - Wed
  • ITA - EN
  • Min: 2 People
Offers details

For those who have not yet ventured into similar territory, Canyoning consists of descending, with the help of ropes, into the gorges carved out of rock by the river. The river that we follow takes us through creeks, rocky jumps and little lakes. The Alcantara river, has over the years carved into the lava rock of Etna, creating a stunning and unique landscape.
The tour begins with the kitting-out of the participants, who will be provided with wetsuits, harnesses and helmets. Each participant must bring the following equipment: trainers or hiking boots (that will get wet), swimming costume, towel, socks and a change of shoes. After dressing there will be a quick briefing in which you will be explained the techniques for descending with the ropes, how to proceed safely, followed by a practical test for all participants.
You will start the real tour entering the creek. You will be led for the entire trip by a licensed guide who is an expert of the river.

Journey time on foot: approximately 3 hours.

Pick-up available from Giardini Naxos and Taormina, select at the time of booking as an Extra.
For those who want to reach the departure point with their own transport, please refer to the section "How to reach us" for the Meeting Point.


Guided canyoning tour of the Alcantara river, all necessary equipment (wetsuit, helmet, harness).

Not included

Everything that is not specified in the "include".


Trainers or even better walking boots (to get wet), swimming costume, towel, socks and a change of shoes.

How to reach us

Meeting point: McDonalds carpark located at the motorway junction for Acireale (CT), or at the exit for Taormina. Please indicate in your booking form your preferred meeting point.
Pick-up available from Giardini Naxos and Taormina, to be selected during booking as Extra.

Booking terms and conditions

To make a reservation a prepayment of 20% of the total is required. The outstanding balance must be paid in cash on the day.

Terms of use

In the case in which weather conditions do not permit the carrying out of the tour, it will be possible to schedule a new date directly with the organizer. If it is not possible to re-schedule you will be reimbursed the balance paid.

Cancellation policy

The deposit paid upon booking is not refundable under any circumstances. Withdrawal allowed up until 48 hours before the service.

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