Half-day canyoning in Richiusa, Corsica

Experience a thrilling half-day of canyoning in the famous Richiusa in Corsica, close to Ajaccio, with IFMGA-certified Canyoning Corsica Guides.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1/2 day

Mountain Range

Corsica-Sardinia massif

People per Guide

12 people

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
  • Action-packed canyoning experience in the heart of Corsica.

  • Sense the thrill of diving, tobogganing, rappelling and traversing.

  • Fantastic experience that is easily accessible for most people to participate.

 

In the heart of Corsica is one of its most famous canyons. The Richiusa Canyon offers a pleasant descent surrounded by great landscapes.

The canyon lies in the Migliarella mountain range close to the sleepy commune of Bocognano. We will experience the stunning scenery combined with the joys of canyoning, including diving, tobogganing, tyrolean traverses, and rappelling up to 10 meters.

After a 45-minute walk we will then descent for 3 hours, taking in the beautiful surroundings. The total duration of the trip will be approximately 4 hours.

Because this is an initiation level canyon, it doesn’t demand any prior experience, making it ideal for a fun day out with the family. Those 10 years old and older are welcome to participate. However, to make the most out of the canyon, it is recommended that potential participants have a good level of fitness. In addition, as canyoning is a white water sport, it is necessary to know how to swim.

There’s no need to worry about the technical equipment as we will provide this. Harnesses, helmets, wetsuits, backpacks and waterproof totes are all provided.

Reserve your place in the stunning Corsican setting of the Migliarella mountain range and spend half the day canyoning in the famous Richiusa Canyon.

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
50 EUR

Group of 2
50 EUR

Group of 3
50 EUR

Group of 4
50 EUR

Group of 5
50 EUR

Group of 6
50 EUR

Group of 7
50 EUR

Group of 8
50 EUR

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 The is the price to join a group trip (maximum of 12). Canyoning shoes are available to rent for €5 per person.
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

All Levels

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

- In July and August, in front of the village fountain in Bocognano at 8:30am and 1.30pm.

- The meeting point is accessible by car Accès routier from Ajaccio in 45 mins; from Porticcio in 40 mins; from Corte in 45 mins; from Ile Rousse in 1 hour 45 mins; and from Sagone in 1 hour 10 mins.

More info

Required gear that is not provided: bathing suit; sports shoes (water shoes are not allowed as they do not provide adequate protection); one water bottle per person; one energy bar per person.

 

About the Guide

 
 

Especially dedicated to canyoning, Canyoning Corsica was created by Cedric and Manu, two local IFMGA-certified guides. We offer all kinds of canyoning itineraries and courses with the purpose of teaching autonomy and helping you and your group discover this stunningly beautiful island.

With our help, you'll uncover the secrets of the Corte, Ajaccio, Calvi, Sagone, Porticcio and Ile Rousse areas, including the canyons of Zoicu,Verghellu, Richiusa and Vecchio. We offer itineraries for all levels, including several kid-friendly options that are great for families.

 
 

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What People are Saying

 

I booked my canyoning tour well in advance, received confirmation via email and text. The day of our tour, we drove two hours to the meeting place. 15 minutes after the scheduled meeting time, we got a call from the guide saying the tour was cancelled due to projected rainy weather. She said that she had tried to contact us that morning, however we received no prior emails/ texts/ calls. She promised a refund, it has been two weeks since then and I have still not received a refund after emailing them twice. Very disappointed
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Paige McGlynn
We did the Richiusa canyon in July 2018 with Canyoning Corse. Super service from the very beginning. We emailed them our enquiry to go canyoning and they replied within 30 mins and in English too ( a bonus in the mainly French speaking Corsica)! Their emails were polite, welcoming and informative. They fitted us in on the day we wanted and provided all necessary details. On canyoning day we were met by our instructor on time in the easy to find meeting spot. Our instructor was friendly, competent and a great leader. The canyoning experience itself was excellent. The nature was brilliant and after our long walk to the top of the canyon, the descent was fun and full of action the whole time. The Richiusa Canyon provided a good challenge without being scary, with the most beautiful rock pools and water ever!
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Gemma W.
 

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