Day trip

From Palau: La Maddalena Islands Full-Day Trip by Boat

Day trip

From Palau: La Maddalena Islands Full-Day Trip by Boat

From US$ 48.42 per person

Explore La Maddalena archipelago on a full-day cruise on the Sea Star. Enjoy time on island beaches and swim off the boat. Add a memorable day at sea to your Sardinia holiday.

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Duration 7 hours
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English, Italian


  • Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic of the archipelago while relaxing in comfort onboard the motorboat
  • Relax on white sandy beaches while soaking up the glorious sunshine
  • Swim in unbelievably crystal clear aquamarine blue waters, from the beach and at the swimming stop
Full description

Embark on an adventure to discover the stunning coastline and outlying islands of Sardinia on a boat. Cruise to the islands of Spargi, La Maddalena, and Santa Maria, and enjoy their pristine beaches, waters, and nature.


Check-in between 9:00 AM and 10:15 AM, leave Palau at 10:30 AM, and cruise towards the wonderful island of Spargi. When the boat arrives, take your beach bags straight onto the white sandy beaches of Cala Corsara, and choose to sunbathe, snorkel, or explore some of the cove's historical features.


Go along the coast towards the island of Budelli for a photographic stop at the famous Pink Beach, the Spiaggia Rosa. Enter the natural swimming pool of Porto Della Madonna for photos, where the emerald color of the water will take your breath away. 


Head to the island of Santa Maria for the next beach stop. Sunbathe, swim, or go on a walk to the old lighthouse. Depending on what day you visit, end the tour at a swimming stop in the natural aquarium at Cala Coticcio or the charming historical center of La Maddalena for shopping and exploring.

  • Boat cruise
  • Captain/guide
  • Live commentary onboard in multiple languages
  • Public restrooms
  • Fuel surcharge
  • La Maddalena commune entrance fee (€5 per person)
  • Food or drinks
  • Snorkeling equipment

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Meeting point

Meet your tour at the Port of Palau, in front of the Maritime Station.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Passengers only leave the boat at La Maddalena, Santa Maria, and Spargi Island, all other beaches mentioned will only be seen from the boat
  • The captain reserves the right to change the itinerary if the weather conditions are not favorable and an alternative route or stop will be chosen
  • All passengers going to the archipelago of La Maddalena have to pay a €5 (per person) entrance fee to the La Maddalena commune, this is a separate ticket which can be bought from the supplier or from the box office in Palau before departure
  • On Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays after Santa Maria, the final stop will be the Island of Caprera for swimming at Cala Coticcio
  • On Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, the final stop will be La Maddalena
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 976 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
  • Organization

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The best trip i have ever made. The islands, sea, nature are so beautiful. The organisation was great. For that price its well worth it - maybe even going twice (i would do that if i had an extra vacation day). So go - enjoy in a beautiful experience

March 25, 2023

Very comprehensive tour and good amount of time at each stop. The crew was friendly, but we couldn't barely hear the explanations at each of the beaches. Boat was a bit packed, would have been nicer to have a have a bit more space. Good cost benefit if you want to get to know those nice islands in Sardinia.

March 25, 2023

It was an amazing experience! The check in and the meeting point were easy to find, and the landscapes were magnificent. I recommend this excursion to anyone that want to see stunning beaches and crystal clear waters. Reading the previous comments, I was expecting a very full boat, but it was not the case. Thank you to the crew for this incredible day!

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March 25, 2023

Product ID: 46596