Boat tours 2020-03-29T16:17:56+00:00

Project Description

Boat

tours

Guided excursions in the miners coast.

Together with an expert and bilingual guide you will discover the miners coast: from Porto Flavia to Pan di Zucchero, from Sardinian cave to Cala Domestica.

USEFUL INFORMATION:

The excursions are made only in good weather and sea conditions and can be canceled in case of bad weather.

During the excursion we will stop for a dip in the water. To fully enjoy this moment we provide guests with a special snorkeling kit.

Boat Tour Pan di Zucchero and Cave of the Mines Coast

The tour starts from Masua beach and includes the following stages:

    • Porto Flavia
    • Semi-submerged ‘Soffione cave’
    • Fresh Water Bay (presence of karst river)
    • Grotta Sardegna (cave with the shape of Sardinia)
    • Faraglioni Bay (elephant rock)
    • Canalgrande (very important geological site worldwide)
    • Pan di Zucchero and its 2 caves (Natural monument, UNESCO World Heritage Site, 133 meters high, 1st largest sea stack in Europe, there is a Madonna under the water)

During the Tour there are 1 stop for a 15-minute swim.

PAN DI ZUCCHERO

22,001 hours
  • children from 4 to 9 years: € 17,00
  • children up to 3 years: FREE

Boat Tour ‘Coast of Mines’ – Pan di Zucchero, Cala Domestica, ‘I Faraglioni’ sea stacks

The guided tour starts from Masua beach and includes the following stages:

  • Porto Flavia
  • Semi-submerged – the ‘Soffione’ cave
  • ‘Acqua Dolce’ bay (presence of karst river)
  • Grotta Sardegna (cave with the shape of Sardinia)
  • Faraglioni Bay (elephant rock)
  • Canalgrande (very important geological site worldwide)
  • Portu Sciusciau
  • Cala ‘e Forru (a bay with a particular Sardinian oven shaped cave)
  • Spanish tower of Cala Domestica (the tower guarded the entrance to the beach where there was a port of embarkation of minerals from the various mines in the area. From the fort you can see the towers of Porto Paglia, Forte di San Vittorio, the island Piana and Capo Pecora. It was used in the 20th century during the Second World War as a watchtower)
  • Cala Domestica (natural fjord)
  • Pan di Zucchero
  • Porto Corallo (inlet set between unmistakable Ordovician pudding rocks, rock with a particular purple color)
  • Porto Ferro (old landing place for local fishermen)
  • The Faraglioni stacks (Il Morto or Portu Raffa, S’Agustieri, Portu Banda and Portu Nebida)
  • Laveria Lamarmora (building that once housed the sorting machines intent on selecting the extracted minerals and “washing” them, appears isolated on a mountain overlooking the sea. It stands next to the calcination furnaces, the mineral and goods warehouse, the old mooring pier for the balance-ships. The whole complex fell into disuse in the mid-1930s).

Departure in the morning at 09:00, every day by reservation and marine weather conditions permitting.
During the Tour there are 4 stops for a 15-minute swim each in four different bays.

COAST OF MINES

50,003 hours
  • chidren from 4 to 9 years: € 45,00
  • children up to 3 years: FREE

Cala Domestica tour

The guided tour starts from Masua beach and includes the following stages:

  • Porto Flavia
  • Semi-submerged – the ‘Soffione’ cave
  • Acqua Dolce’ bay (presence of karst river)
  • Grotta Sardegna (cave with the shape of Sardinia)
  • Faraglioni Bay (elephant rock)
  • Canalgrande (very important geological site worldwide)
  • Portu Sciusciau
  • Cala e forru (a bay with a particular cave in the shape of a typical Sardinian oven)

During the Tour there are 2 stops for a 15-minute swim each in two different bays

Boat Tour Cala Domestica

35,002 hours
  • children from 4 to 9 years: € 30,00
  • children up to 3 years: FREE