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4x4 off-road tour to the Alcantara Gorges

4x4 off-road tour to the Alcantara Gorges

1 hour



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  • Set off on a thrilling adventure on board a Suzuki Samurai 4x4.
  • Discover the charm of the Alcantara Gorge, amidst torrents, canyons and breathtaking scenery.
  • Enjoy a guided 1-hour excursion from the Alcantara river to the slopes of Mount Etna.

Your guide

Salvatore O.

Traveller, lover of adventure and high speed. I work in the tourism sector between accommodation facilities and hiking centres in the Alcantara Valley.

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Full description

Have you always wanted to experience an adventure on board an electrifying off-road vehicle?

With the 1.5-hour tour to the Alcantara Gorges, you can discover one of the most evocative places in the Sicilian hinterland and reconnect with nature on an exciting and fun ride on board a Suzuki Samurai 4x4.

You will follow theAlcantara and the Zavianni torrent, moving through volcanic canyons and breathtaking scenery. So, are you ready for anunforgettable experience?

What we will do

The meeting point is in Fondaco Motta (ME), near the Alcantara Gorges. Here we will meet the expert instructor who will accompany us for the duration of our tour, leading the group.

After a briefing on the activity, we will board the off-road vehicle and set off to discover the Alcantara Gorge, a marvellous canyon just a stone's throw from Taormina, Giardini Naxos .

On the way we will admire the beautiful landscape surrounding the Alcantara valley and the Zavianni torrent, a tributary of the Alcantara river. Together we will climb the surrounding mountains and enjoy the breathtaking view.

The excursion lasts approximately 1 hour.

Who it is aimed at

This activity is suitable for everyone over the age of 16. The route is of an easy level and does not present great driving difficulties.

Other information

This activity can be booked throughout the year, subject to the guide's availability.

Important: the €150 fee includes the guided tour and the hire of a four-seater Suzuki Samurai 4x4 for 1 driver and 3 passengers. The centre has 4 jeeps for a total of 15 participants.

Thedeparture time may vary depending on organisational requirements and weather conditions.

There is a guarded car park at the meeting point.

Recommended clothing

  • Sneakers or hiking shoes
  • Sportswear

Don't forget to bring

  • Valid B licence (for drivers)
  • Water bottle
  • Camera

What is included

  • Suzuki Samurai 4x4
  • Expert driving (leading the pack)
  • Fuel

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
Fondaco Motta, Messina

Fondaco Motta
Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

If you have made a fixed date reservation and the weather conditions are not suitable for the safe conduct of the activity (in the expert opinion of the guide), you will be refunded the full amount paid. The guide may suggest an alternative date or time for you to conduct the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you can’t retrieve it, we will process a full refund! If you have set the date for your Gift Voucher and bad weather did not allow the activity to take place, the Voucher remains regularly valid until the expiration date indicated on it.

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 payment methods do you accept?

On Freedome, you can pay with any rechargeable credit card or prepaid card (including Postepay) from Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB networks. We also accept debit cards enabled for online payments. You can also use the digital wallets Apple Pay and Google Pay.

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