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Walk along the floor of this 223-foot deep lava canyon - a narrow, scenically spectacular gorge carved out of the rock by a fast-flowing stream.
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Via Nazionale 5 | Motta Camastra, 98030, Sicily, Italy
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+39 333 360 9545
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both from the top as from within the Gorge the views are stunning. You can buy several different entree-tickets; the basic one that allows a view from the top is 8€. If you want to go down by elevator aswell, this costs 12€ per person....More

1  Thank Menno007
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made body rafting there. It is a unique experience, also high adrenalin level for me. The nature is amazing, the adventure is priceless. The only problem we had, the guides didn't talk english, just italian, so we didn't understand so well the steps we...More

Thank MExit89
Reviewed 1 week ago

PRO: The reservation is easy to make via WhatsApp (no deposit!) and payment is done in cash just before the start of the tour. Equipment like wetsuit, helmet and lifejacket are included. LUCA, our great guide seems to know every spot in the gorge :-)...More

1  Thank thorsten_schaefer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a 13 & 10 year old and found it to be very safe. Everything was explained well. Although the water was cold the wetsuits did they’re job. Great views and great experience. Very friendly staff! Thank you for the experience 👍🏼

Thank Dankenwall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had amazing time with guide Luca and other guys from the team. Every step was explained in different languages. Thanks guys!!!

Thank Denis K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can reach the Alcantara Gorge by bus from Catania. First you take a bus to Giardini Naxos and from there to Alcantara. Just check beforehand the timetable. As soon as you get off the bus don’t go left where is the main entrance just...More

1  Thank MarianTsoukala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great place to visit, take a quick shower and observe the beautiful volcanic rocks. A must go for people in the Catania/Taormina region

Thank DenisO229
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable place.... Rock formations are out of this world. Nice cold water for a swim too at the end. 1.50e to enter the park :)

Thank fahartose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gorge is nice and they have a walking trail with different view points. They also have camping and a water park for kids. As two adults we spent maybe an hour at the gorge and then we were done. Check ahead of time for...More

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a really nice, fun and adventurous experience! We recommend this to everyone looking for adventures and is into nature. Thank you Salvatore!

Thank Kevin V
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Elena J
30 July 2018|
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Response from soobroo99 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the time of year. We go in June and it was fine. August would be busy A’s Italians take there holidays then I’ve been in November and it was dead
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alan p
23 July 2018|
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Response from soobroo99 | Reviewed this property |
I haven’t done body rafting due to medical reasons but if you wade up you can easily carry your camera Leaving stuff on the”beach” area like towels etc is fine and it’s safe. Nothing has been stolen If you want to do an... More
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Mary Josette M
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There are two gates, one is for about 13-17€ and there is an elevator. The other one is for 1,50€ and there are about 200 stairs. They are in intervalls, so you can take a break anytime while going up. They are in the shadow... More
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