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Quad excursions Gole Alcantara

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Difficulty level
2 of 5

Min. Age
16 years old

1 Hour – 2.30 Hours  Half Day


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Alcantara quad tour

If you love exploring unique places and going on off-road adventures, then you absolutely cannot miss out on the quad excursion to the Alcantara Gorges. These gorges or canyons are a magnificent and one-of-a-kind natural wonder.

With the quad, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the river that runs through the characteristic riverbed made of lava stone. As you venture through the surrounding area, you’ll also be able to admire the basaltic lava flows on the walls, which have formed extraordinary and distinctive prismatic shapes.

Are you ready for an unforgettable journey on your quad? Then make sure to include the Alcantara Gorges excursion in your itinerary!

Alcantara quad bike excursion: a striking landscape

The quad excursion to the Alcantara Gorges takes you through picturesque landscapes consisting of paths covered in mud, stones, water, and streams that flow through the Alcantara Valley.

On this excursion, you’ll have the opportunity to admire stunning waterfalls, gorges, lakes, breathtaking panoramic views of Mount Etna, and some medieval villages.

Over the course of millennia, the frigid waters of the Alcantara River have eroded the lava flows from Mount Etna, resulting in a landscape that resembles a canyon.

As you travel through the Alcantara Gorges on your quad, you can have fun on the dirt roads at high speed, but you can also take a break to appreciate the beauty of the river, the rocks, and the surrounding nature.

Excursion to the Alcantara Gorges by quad bike: how it works

The excursion consists of short breaks, long off-road and road sections, and lasts about an hour and a half. During the excursion, you’ll get to see some of the most significant natural sites of the park and learn about its historical and cultural importance.

This adventure offers you the opportunity to discover the emerald green Gurne, waterfalls, and travel with the quad through dense vegetation and splendid panoramas. Additionally, you can round out the experience by visiting the Alcantara Gorges and its awe-inspiring canyon, which can be up to 25 meters high and 5 meters wide.

To drive the quad, you must present a valid driver’s license. The excursion through the Alcantara Gorges is suitable for everyone, whether you’re a beginner or an expert. You can choose to embark on this adventure at any time of year, opting for either a morning or afternoon excursion.

The excursion includes the rental of a quad that can accommodate two people, a safety helmet equipped with a hygienic cap, a guide who will lead the way, and insurance. It’s recommended that you arrive at least 10 minutes before your scheduled booking time to begin your quad adventure in Alcantara in the best possible way!

Quad bike excursion in the Alcantara Canyon: what to wear

It’s important to dress appropriately to fully enjoy this adventure. Depending on the time of year, you should dress comfortably.

It’s recommended to wear long pants all year round to protect your legs and a windproof jacket. Sturdy boots are the best choice for footwear. Finally, it’s also recommended to wear a hat and a pair of sunglasses.

Are you ready to explore the Alcantara Gorges? Then don’t wait any longer! Choose the perfect quad tour to combine fun and adventure while discovering the natural beauty of this canyon!



The photographs within this hike/article, were not taken during one of our tours, but are used for informational purposes only