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Body Rafting in the Alcantara Gorges

Body Rafting in the Alcantara Gorges

Duration
2 hours

Difficulty
Easy

Cancellation
Flexible

Participants
From 1 to 15

Highlights

  • Explore the Alcantara Gorge with an exciting body rafting water adventure.
  • Fun is guaranteed with dives, rapids, jumps, rock faces, lava gorges and crystal-clear waters.
  • Reach the most evocative corners and discover one of the most beautiful and fascinating canyons in Italy.

Your guide

L.
Ivano L.

Always a globetrotter and lover of outdoor sports, for the past nine years this great passion has turned into a profession.

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Full description

Embark on abody rafting adventure just 20 minutes from Taormina and Giardini Naxos, in one of Italy's most impressive canyons: the Alcantara Gorges.

Body ra fting (also known as river trekking) is an exploratory practice of the torrents that flow through the rocky gorges and allows you to reach the most impervious and suggestive corners between dips, jumps, and stretches in which to let yourself go with the current.

Accompanying you in your exploration will be a certified guide who will ensure maximum fun and safety for all participants. What are you waiting for? Join us!

What we will do

The meeting point is in Motta Camastra, in the province of Messina. Having formed the group and got to know the guide, we will proceed to get dressed in neoprene wetsuits, footwear, helmets, and life jackets. Then, with a shuttle transfer of a few minutes, we will reach the Alcantara Gorge canyon.

Our adventure will take place in a part of the Gorges away from mass tourism, for a truly adrenalin-fuelled adventure.

Before we dive into the fun, the guide will give a briefing on the rules of behaviour and safety. Afterwards, we will enter the stream bed and begin our approximately one-hour ascent along the deep lava gorges, carved out over millennia by the incessant flow of water.

Along the way we will have to overcome rapids and waterfalls, jump from one rock to another, climb over spurs, dive into crystal-clear pools (the highest dive is 7 metres, avoidable), swim in water corridors or simply let ourselves go with the current and have fun!

The guide will always be by our side to help us in the most inaccessible spots and make the experience safe and enjoyable for everyone. The activity lasts a total of about 2 hours, including preparation, transfer, briefing and body rafting course of about 1 hour.

Who it is aimed at

This activity is at an easy level; no special skills or technical knowledge are required. It is sufficient to be in good health, have good water skills and a minimum of agility and physical endurance. You can participate from the age of 12 and up and with aminimum height of 150 cm.

Other information

Attention. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start time of the activity.

This activity is bookable from March to October and is confirmed when there are at least 2 participants.

All valuables can be left in special boxes at the meeting point.

The facility is equipped with showers and a swimming pool , which can be used for an extra charge of 3€ for half a day (use of the showers alone is free).

For access to the gorges, each participant will have to pay a municipal fee of 1.50€ per person on site.

Recommended clothing

  • Swimming costume
  • Thermal jersey (in cooler periods)

Don't forget to bring

  • Towel
  • Needed for showering
  • Spare clothes and shoes

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What is included

  • Certified Guide
  • Full Equipment
  • River Park Entrance Ticket
  • Secure Locker
  • Showers
  • Parking
  • Footwear
  • Municipal Fee
  • Pool Entrance

How it works

  • Book
  • Gift
  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Motta Camastra, Messina

Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

In case of weather conditions that do not allow to carry out the activity safely, you will get a full refund. The guide may propose you an alternative date or time to reschedule the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you cannot reschedule it, we will process a full refund!

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is flexible. You get a full refund if you cancel within 5 days from the activity start date. Within 4 and 3 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What measures are implemented to prevent COVID-19?

All activities on Freedome strictly follow regulations issued at national, regional and federal levels. Sports associations and freelancers commit to carry out activities in full compliance with such regulations, sanitize equipment and environments, and limit their maximum capacity.
Read the full policy

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