Summer tour: Dolphin watching and Snorkeling

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Snorkeling guidato con i biologi di Progetto Natura

This tour is dedicated to the search for dolphins. Thanks to the presence on board of the scientist of MareTerra NGO, our chance of spotting dolphins is 80%, a very high probability for such elusive animals.

During the navigation, we will tell you all the curiosities about the life of these animals. You'll know about the scientific discoveries about the local dolphin population that researchers have been following since 2012. Having sighted the dolphins, we will approach respecting the Code of Conduct HQWW® (High Quality Whale Watching) we adopted to minimise the risk of any disturbance due to our presence. During the sighting, we will explain the behaviour of the dolphins. You will be able to listen to the sounds they use to communicate, thanks to the recordings made by the scientists of MareTerra NGO. Thanks to the photo-identification technique, we could recognize dolphins by their dorsal fin and tell you their names, how old they are and other curiosities about their life.

During the excursion, you will admire one of the most beautiful coasts of Sardinia, within the crystalline waters of the Marine Protected Area Capo Caccia - Isola Piana. After these emotions, relax by swimming in clear and transparent water and discover the magnificent underwater world and its inhabitants. Do not have much experience with snorkelling? Our guides will accompany you and will give you guidance in the water. Enjoy your safe snorkelling experience!

NB - To participate in the snorkelling, you need to feel comfortable swimming in water 4 meters deep.

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We know how hard is to take a snapshot of wild dolphins. We want to give you our own professional photos as a souvenir of your experience with us. After the tour, when ready, you'll receive by email the instructions to download the photos of your sighting from our website.

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Useful information:

MEASURES AGAINST COVID-19: We adopt and comply with the rules and regulations envisaged for our activity to guarantee your safety.

  •  Period: from the 1st of June to the 30th of September.
  • ◊ Departures: morning 9.30 am.
  • Duration: 4 hours.
  • ◊ Prices: Adult € 50 - Children (under 12) € 30. This tour is suitable for kids from 5 years old.
  • ◊ What's included: snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel and fins), the photos of your sighting. To receive them we need your subscription to our newsletter. Once received the photos, you can easily unsubscribe if you want.
  • ◊ Point of departure: in Banchina Rafael Catardi, in front of Ciclo Express rental bikes, one of the crew waits for you (go to the map).
  •  Important: to find a seat available in July and August, please book in advance.
  • ◊ Suggested equipment: water, beach towel, swimsuit, sun cream, sunglasses, sunhat.
  •  Behaviour on board: we strongly respect the environment thus animals feeding and any behaviours that disturb dolphins and other wildlife are not allowed. It is forbidden to try to touch them.
  •  The crew explain the safety rules before departure.
  •  The tour can be cancelled in case of bad weather, strong wind and rough sea, a mechanical issue or in case the minimum number of people is missing.
  •  Nature offers no guarantees: no refund is given in case of no sightings.

Do you need more information? Please contact us!

Progetto Natura has been awarded by TripAdvisor the Certificate of excellence since 2017.