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Ajaccio: Guided Scandola Nature Reserve Boat Tour

Ajaccio: Guided Scandola Nature Reserve Boat Tour

From US$ 118.77 per person

Discover the caves and natural pools at the Scandola and Capo Rosso reserves on this boat tour with a local guide. Be captivated by the majestic Calanches de Piana, a Unesco World Heritage site.

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Duration 8.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 12 participants


  • Explore Corsica’s Scandola Nature Reserve on semi-rigid speed boats
  • Discover the beautiful village of Girolata, only accessible from the sea
  • Visit the island of Gargalo and the cathedral rift
  • Enjoy swimming breaks in crystal clear waters
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Be one with nature on this guided boat tour of the Scandola and Capo Rosso reserves. Swim in blue waters and discover natural caves and majestic cliffs.

After meeting your guide, head over to the island of Cargalo and continue through the cathedral fault. Swim in turquoise waters while your appetizer of cold meats and rosé wine from Corsica is prepared. At noon, arrive at Girolata, a small fishing village built around an 18th-century fortress accessible only by sea.

The boat will sail again at 2 pm towards the Gulf of Porto for another swimming break at Anse Ficaghjola, a village overlooking a beach. Then, proceed to the Calanques of Piana, a geological jewel with cliffs and caves. Upon reaching the natural pool of Capo Rosso, dive in its crystal clear waters.

Enjoy a final swim at the Cala di Pala Cove where you can also jump off diving boards of different heights. You will continue with your memorable boat ride until your return, leaving you with unforgettable memories.

  • 8.5-hour boat tour
  • Local guide
  • An appetizer consisting of cold meats and rosé wine
  • Visit to Scandola Reserve
  • 2-hour free time in the village of Girolata
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the pontoon in front of the tourist office in Porticcio beach

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel

Know before you go

  • A boat can carry a maximum of 12 people.
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October 14, 2021

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