The Dardu canyon - Initiation level

At the heart of the World Heritage site of Calanche de Piana, the Dardu canyon is the most original canyon of Corsica because it flows into the Mediterranean Sea. It is a beautiful and technical canyon with various abseilings, jumps and slides.
Carved into a red porphyre rock, this wild watercourse drive us to a crique for a last salted swim.

Rappel dans le Dardu
Rappel dans le Dardu
The Dardu canyon is available on request only.

Price : 80 € per participant ( 6 participants minimum).

Period : on Spring only  because of water flow rate sufficient. From mid April to mid June

Mentoring by : a nationaly certified canyoning instructor

Number of participants : 8 participants maximum

Difficulty : this canyon is great for begginers but a good physical condition is hightly recommanded. Not recommanded to height sensitive people.

Rappel maximum hight : 30 meters

Geographical situation :  At the heart of  the Calanche of Piana World Heritage site, near the village of Piana and Porto.

Access by car :
from Ajaccio : 1 hour 10 minutes
from Porto : 15 minutes

Canyoning is a sport of white water. To know how to swim is mandatory. 

Saut dans le Dardu
Saut dans le Dardu
Meeting place : at 9:00 am in front of the Piana village church.

Activity duration : about 8 hours
Approach march : 5 minutes
Descent duration : 7 hours in the water
Walk back : 1 hour

Gear provided by our agency : harness, helmett, wet suit, waterproof backpack, waterproof can. Rent canyon shoes 5€/participant.

Must have gear not provided by our agency : swimsuit, canyon shoes is strongly recommanded, bottle of water, energy bars, picnic. 

Entry : to participate entry is mandatory by phonecall at +33 6 15 05 28 42 or by mail at

Canyoning is a sport of white water. To know how to swim is mandatory.