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“body rafting”(7 reviews)
“great fun”(3 reviews)
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in the group Terralcantara we have the counry resortIl Poggio TerralcantaraIl Borgo TerralcantaraLa Casa delle Monache Terralcantara
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Contrada Sciara | via Nazionale n.5, 98034, Motta Camastra, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0942 985535
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were not sure if we should visit Alcantara as some of the reviews were not very appealing. However we booked our public bus from the bus station in Taormina ( just be careful you don’t miss the bus - we were looking for the...More

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We passed the main car park (from Taormina) on the left, then the communal entrance on the left. Just another 100 metres up there is an area for free parking on the right, if you are early and lucky enough. Buy a ticket for €1.50...More

Thank Gerard G
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Good day out. The gorge is fantastic, really loved paddling in the icy water. You can hire bikes and waders. Or even go rafting.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We make sacrifices to try and visit Sicily once a year. This year me and my wife were with my brother and his wife and we wanted to make Gole D'Alcantara one of the places we go to, as we go there every time we...More

Thank Sergio C
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This accounts for a nice natural excursion. The park is well kept and provide a small walk around. From the park you won't see much of the gorges. You need to go down. If lucky and water is not too high, you can walk backwards...More

Thank DEFE7275
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Great time at the gorge. The rock formation is really fantastic and I’m not into rock formation. Worthwhile taking some rubber footwear you can wear in the water as it’s obviously all stones as you enter the water. Great for photographers and lovely if a...More

Thank sdd900
Reviewed 2 November 2017

a very relaxing walk through the gardens to arrive to the black basaltic gole , so beautiful. I don't advise to stay long in the freezing water

Thank joelle m
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Wonderful gore very close to Giardino di Naxos. I didn't like at all the shops and attractions they build around this peaceful location. Also the thematic park looks very cheap and abandoned...

Thank Pavlos P
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The photos posted are even more impressive in real life. Amazing to see the effect of nature, and great that you can get so close to it all. Wading up and down the river is an enjoyable experience.

Thank Meerkat_Man
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We visited in September and after being given the option of 8€ for the lift down or 13€ for the trails we opted for the second. Unfortunately no one bothered to inform us that half of the park was being 'redeveloped' and we were only...More

Thank PatsyHolmfirth
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Terence B
23 June 2018|
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Response from DEFE7275 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There is a large parking just in front of the entrance. The parking is free but you may be asked to give a free tip to the locar car carer (local habit). Go through the shop/bar and you will see the ticket entrance... More
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