A wonderful kayak trip for Adventurers along the south west coast of Corsica.

Through this trip you will discover the hidden coves and beautiful unspoilt coastline of Corsica - The Mediterranean “ Isle of Beauty”. From Ajaccio towards Bonifacio, you will follow the west coast, kayking South. This is an authentic paradise for kayakers, where you will discover a pink-tinted rocky coast and unspoilt white-sandy coves. There you will have the opportunity to swim and explore surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. 


  • Cala d'Orzu, Porto Pollo, Cala d'Agulia, Roccapina
  • A 100% kayak sea tour
  • Point to point Sea kayaking - 7 days kayak 
  • Bivouac under the stars 
  • Start and end in Ajaccio
7 jours / 6 nuits
Type of holidays
Sports & Adventure
2 - Moderate
Without bags


Day 1

Ajaccio to Castagna

Meeting at 2.30 pm at Ajaccio Airport or directly at the base camp. From the base camp transfer to the south of the gulf of Ajaccio. Learn the navigation basics around the rocks of the Castagna peninsula. Then, dinner and night in bivouac on the beach.

Day 2

Arena Rossa - Cupabia

Departure early in the morning to go to the Valinco bay. We will discover a first Genovese tower and will reach a little “cala” of sand, in the heart of the rocky cathedral of Capo di Muro. After a short swim in the turquoise sea, we will carry on our way between rocks and little coves of sweet sand until the end the day, taken away by a calm stream, and we will spend the night in bivouac on the famous beach of Cupabia.

Day 3

Cupabia - Portigliolo

After a stopover in Porto Pollo, we'll have lunch on the beach of the Taravo, Corsica's longest river, before setting sail again across the Gulf of Valinco. We take advantage of this bivouac to admire a sunset over the sea.Bivouac and dinner on the beach.

Day 4

Portigliolo - Senetosa

After passing Campomoro and its Genoese tower, our route takes us to the granite chaos at the heart of the Senetosa reserve. We pass through the bays of Agulia, Arana and Conca before coming ashore at Capu di Senetosa and discovering the lighthouse and its museum. Dinner and overnight  in  a bivouac on the beach. 

Day 5

Senetosa - Rocapina

Sailing on to Tizzano for lunch. In the second half of the day we head for the Lion de Roccapina to finally reach the wild beach of Erbaju. This bivouac offers us an exceptional view of the famous Lion of Roccapina, as well as a Genoese tower accessible by a few minutes' hike through the heart of the maquis. Dinner and overnight  in  a bivouac on the beach.

Day 6

Herbaju to Fornello

Leaving Erbaju in the early hours of the morning, we enjoy the privacy of Roccapina beach, a real postcard with its white sand and translucent water. We make our way along the rugged to reach Anse de Furnellu, stopping first at a deserted beach for lunch. Dinner and overnight  in  a bivouac on the beach.

Day 7

Fornello to Figari

We travel along a jagged coastline that exudes a wild atmosphere, contrasting with the maquis vegetation. We reach the ornithological reserve of the Bruzzi Islands, and in the distance Sardinia on the horizon. We round a final cape and enter the bay of Figari, where  a transfer waits to drive you back to the base camp and then to Ajaccio Airport. Holiday ends upon arrival in Ajaccio. 

This itinerary is correct at time of publication. Should situations arise that are beyond our control, such as severe weather conditions, or other such factors that could put your safety at risk, the itinerary may be modified.

Dates and prices

On our guided tours reservations are possible from a single person.

The OPEN departures indicate the dates of which the minimum number of participants is reached and on which there is still room! If a date is indicated as a CLOSED departure, the maximum number of participants is already reached. In this case, please contact us before making your reservation because places can be freed.

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Price includes

Full board in wild camps under the stars, local transfers by minibus, kayak guide, use of kayaking equipment. We will provide you with one-seater sea kayaks or two-seater sea kayaks.

Price does not include

Insurance, 5€/ person reservation fee, extra transfers, drinks



We offer comprehensive multi-risk insurance specifically adapted to our adventure trips (contract no. 7482 Assurinco). The rates are as follows: 4.00% of the price of the trip for French residents, 6% of the price of the trip for residents from the European Union (EU) outside France. For non-EU residents, the rate is €90 per person.

Group discount

Groups of 3 people or more can benefit from a discount. Please contact us for details.

Technical informations


Sunday at 14h30 Ajaccio airport or 15h00 at the base.


Saturday around 17.00 at Ajaccio Airport.


Ajaccio Airport or Port.


Bivouac under the stars (tents provided in times of bad weather). 
Please note there are very limited facilities and the camping is wild, no showers or toilets on this route, you will need a salt water soap that you can find at ship chandlers.


Continental breakfast, picnics and hot evening meals prepared together in the evening.

Number of participants

Solo travellers possible. Groups of 6 participants. 


Moderate  - You must be able to swim at least 25m and be able to put your head under water to undertake this trip. Participants from 14 years of age, sea kayaking stages of 3 to 5 hours per day. See our level ratings.


Fully Qualified French Sea Kayak instructor (English Speaking). Participants from 14 years of age, sea kayaking stages of 3 to 5 hours per day.

Luggage transfers

Your luggage is placed in a waterproof canyon bag and transported in your kayak, take only the bare minimum.


Take advantage of a stay extension during your tour with Corsica Aventure.

If you'd like to discover Corsica before or after your holiday, our team can offer you ideas for accommodation and activities. If you prefer to arrive a few days earlier or extend your stay for a few days, we can book your extra nights on the island, depending on your arrival city.

Here are a few hotels we recommend for those of you who would rather organise their extra days themselves:  


  • Hôtel Le Dauphin 2 /* Tél : 04 95 21 12 94.
  • Hôtel Kalliste 3* / Tél : 04 95 51 34 45.
  • Hôtel Albion 3* / Tél : 04 95 21 66 70.
  • Hôtel San Carlu 3* / Tél : 04 95 21 13 84.


  • Hôtel Bellevue / Tél : 04 95 76 01 86.
  • Gîte-hôtel U Fracintu / Tél : 04 95 76 15 05.


  • Hôtel Kallisté / Tél : 04 95 26 10 30.
  • Hôtel Le Belvédère / Tél : 04 95 26 12 01.
  • Hôtel Le Méditerranée / Tél : 04 95 26 10 27.


  • Hôtel Les Calanques / Tél : 04 95 27 82 08.
  • Hôtel Les Roches Rouges / Tél : 04 95 27 81 81.


  • Hôtel Belvédère 3* / Tél : 04 95 65 01 25.
  • Hôtel Les Arbousiers 2* / Tél : 04 95 65 04 47.
  • Hôtel Christophe Colomb 3* / Tél : 04 95 65 06 04.
  • Hôtel Balanea 3* / Tél : 04 95 65 94 94.


  • Best Western Montecristo Bastia / Tél : 04 95 55 05 10.


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Reviews for Southern Kayak - The coves of the west coast

4 reviews

We passed through some magnificent places that only kayaks could access. Every beach, every swim, every meal had a deserved taste....

Ella 14/09/2023Southern Kayak - The coves of the west coast

Everything went perfectly!...

George 18/08/2023Southern Kayak - The coves of the west coast

Super stay with an extra guide, a sympathetic group, a landscape of dream, starry nights, a food of quality for the little means, I recommend!...

Harper 12/08/2023Southern Kayak - The coves of the west coast

Guide was fantastic in every way, he was amazing. Wonderful camping food.

Jordan 06/07/2023Southern Kayak - The coves of the west coast
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