Balearic Islands Nature & adventure

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Mallorca: Visit the Caves of Hams

1. Mallorca: Visit the Caves of Hams

Journey to a world of crystalline caverns with tickets to Hams' Caves in Porto Cristo, Mallorca. Discover the mystical chambers of the caves and marvel at their magnificent stalactite formations. Experience the natural acoustics during a classical concert on the Sea of Venice, an underground lake. Witness the caves' peculiar fish-hook-shaped formations. Explore the 3 main caves, starting with the round cave. Step into its botanical garden with many species of free-flying birds that are native to the island. Experience its special micro-climate that promotes its distinct vegetation. Enter the blue cave to watch the educational documentary, Discovering the Past, presented with blue lighting using cutting-edge LED technology. Learn about the history of Mallorca, its first inhabitants, the formation of the Hams' Caves, and their discovery. Admire Samson’s pillars, the plains of Fra Mauro, and the Pit of Hell, where, in a natural auditorium, they will present Genesis, the history of life, a frenzied time-lapse from the Big Bang to the present day, projected onto the very rock-face of the cave.  See the 12 galleries of the main cave. On the underground lake of the Sea of Venice, enjoy a musical show inspired by the Carnival of Venice with laser lights projected onto the walls of Hams' Caves accompanied by Mozart music.

Ibiza: Snorkeling and SUP Paddle, Beach and Cave Cruise

2. Ibiza: Snorkeling and SUP Paddle, Beach and Cave Cruise

This amazing boat trip around Ibiza combines fun and relaxation. This cruise takes you to explore many beautiful beaches and small islands, caves, reefs, historical landmarks, and natural reserves along Ibiza’s coast. When the tour stops at each site, you are encouraged to enjoy the clear waters and snorkel to discover the Spanish reefs. There are 2 stops and you have 40 minutes at each stop to snorkel.

Palma de Mallorca: Off/On Road Buggy Tour with 2 or 4 Seater

3. Palma de Mallorca: Off/On Road Buggy Tour with 2 or 4 Seater

Experience Mallorca from a new perspective and explore the interior of the country on an on-road, off-road buggy trip. Take in unbeatable views away from the crowds as you make your way through Llucmajor and Randa. Stop for a break at a monastery in Randa. After a briefing from one of the guides, hop on board your own 2-seater buggy to start your adventure. Only a few minutes later, get your first taste of Mallorcan flair as you reach the first fields, small ranch estates, and traditional windmills. Enjoy easy riding thanks to all buggies being equipped with automatic transmission and power steering. All vehicles are also equipped with seat belts so that no helmets have to be worn and you can enjoy the ride without restrictions. Immediately after the small town of Sant Jordi, come to the off-road route. From there, drive about 30 minutes over an unpaved track, where the buggies can really show what they can do. Noticing how the buggy effortlessly copes with every bump is great fun for young and old. At the end of the off-road route, make a small stop as you approach the outskirts of the traditional town of Llucmajor. Then, continue to the nearby mountain Randa, which is easy to reach after a short stretch of road over great switchbacks. One of the most spectacular panoramas that Mallorca has to offer awaits. During a 30-minute break at an altitude of 542 meters, enjoy a 360-degree view of the entire island with all its enchanting landscapes and picturesque bays. Arrive at the monastery of Randa and enjoy a break at the restaurant inside. Use the toilets or choose to grab a coffee, cold drink, or ice cream (costs not included). This is also the perfect opportunity for anyone who would like to change drivers before heading back.

Mallorca: Coastline and Malgrat Islands Tour by Catamaran

4. Mallorca: Coastline and Malgrat Islands Tour by Catamaran

Take a catamaran boat tour around Mallorca's southwest coast and explore the bay of Paguera, Santa Ponsa, and Camp de Mar. See the island's high cliffs and deep blue waters. Tour around the Malgrats Islands, an archipelago marine reserve, as you spot local birds and fish or simply relax on deck. As you cruise along the coast, take in the stunning scenery, and time permitting, stop for a swim. The upper deck provides a spacious solarium, ideal for sunbathing and sightseeing. The lower deck is semi-submerged with underwater windows where you can see a large variety of native fish. The catamaran has a main deck equipped with 2 toilets and an entertainment area. Refreshments and snacks are also available for purchase at 2 bars onboard.

Mallorca: Island Tour with Boat & Train Ride from the South

5. Mallorca: Island Tour with Boat & Train Ride from the South

Discover Mallorca in a variety of ways on this day trip from the south. Be picked up in a comfortable and air-conditioned bus, take the famous Tren de Soller tram, and enjoy a boat trip to La Calobra Cove. Enjoy pickup from your hotel anywhere in Arenal, Can Pastilla, Palma, Costa den Blanes, Cala Major, Portals, Palmanova, Magalluf, Santa Ponsa, Paguera, or Camp de Mar. Take a ride on the island's legendary wooden electrical train. This is the perfect vantage point to admire the most beautiful landscapes in the Tramuntana mountain range, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue with a boat trip to La Calobra Cove. Stop for lunch, and enjoy some time at your leisure. You'll also visit the Torrent de Pareis, a narrow mouth of a torrent between two cliffs. 

Mallorca: Quad/ATV Tour

6. Mallorca: Quad/ATV Tour

Enjoy a ride and explore the area around Palma on this fun quad bike tour. Experience four stretches of terrain and enjoy a stop to snorkel and swim in summer or to admire panoramic, clifftop views in winter. See beautiful Mallorca differently. After an appropriate introduction to the quad bikes through mud and water, cruise over stony paths and through sand dunes. Experience a trail through a forest and tackle more extreme climbs before you are rewarded with an idyllic view. Afterward, ride along the coast until you reach a secluded bay. Enjoy cliff jumping, snorkeling, and swimming in the summer. During the cooler months, stop at a cliff and take in the panoramic views. At the end of the tour, meander and drift over the flat terrain.

Santa Ponta or Peguera: 4-hour Dragonera Island Boat Cruise

7. Santa Ponta or Peguera: 4-hour Dragonera Island Boat Cruise

Discover the famous natural park of Dragonera Island in Mallorca. Embark along the southwest coast aboard an elegant catamaran with submarine vision and a top deck. Arrive at the uninhabited island and take an hour to explore. Swim in the cove or visit the museum before heading back. Depart in the morning and feel the fresh air as you pass Cala Fornells, Campe de Mar, Cala Llamp, Puerto de Andratx, and San Telmo. Take advantage of the top deck of the catamaran and sunbathe or take in the sights. Once you arrive at the island, take the time to walk around and explore. Learn about this totally uninhabited place, that used to be known as a refuge for pirates. Appreciate the lack of hotels, construction, and other evidence of humans. If you're interested in the fascinating history, enter into the historic museum and learn more, or admire the natural environment and take a swim in the refreshing cove. On the way back, stop for a swim at a bay with crystalline waters.

Mallorca: 1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Flight

8. Mallorca: 1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Flight

Experience the stunning landscapes of Mallorca like a bird on a 1-hour hot air balloon flight to see the Tramuntana mountains and villages of the northeast coast. Get an album of photos of your experience as a keepsake. Benefit from a small-group experience and the services of a team with more than 30 years’ experience. Get briefed on what to expect as the balloons are inflated. Help with the preparations if you want to get more hands-on. Glide serenely up into the air and hear more about the areas you fly over as you sip a glass of sparkling champagne. See the sunrise or sunset from a different perspective and disconnect from all the stresses of everyday life as you are carried by the wind. Float back to the ground and get a souvenir flight certificate of your experience before returning to the meeting point by 4WD vehicle.

Alcudia: Sunrise at Sea & Dolphin Watching Tour

9. Alcudia: Sunrise at Sea & Dolphin Watching Tour

Create an amazing memory for you and your family with a sunrise boat tour on the coast of Mallorca. See marine creatures like dolphins, eat breakfast on board the boat, and feel the warm sunrays on the deck of the catamaran. Embark at the Port de Alcudia, and then head towards the north to marvel at the sky as dawn breaks over the magnificent skyline of Mallorca. Take in the breathtaking play of light created by the rising sun’s reflection in the water. After sunrise, cruise the areas where the dolphins swim. Relax and soak up the sun on the deck of the catamaran and admire these impressive marine animals as they play in their natural habitat. Complete your experience with a small onboard breakfast including pastries, toast, ham, cheese, butter, marmalade, coffee, tea, and juice. Finally, return to the port after a memorable experience.

Mallorca Multi-Experience Adventure

10. Mallorca Multi-Experience Adventure

Start with pickup in a Land Rover jeep and drive to the activity point near Alcúdia, where you will prepare for the adventure. Receive your equipment and set off on the first of your activities. With your guides, start with paddling the kayaks along the impressive coast of Mallorca to a stunning marine cave with crystal-clear water. Begin the search for the key to the sunken treasure. From the marine cave, enjoy a short coastal trek that leads to a perfect spot to do some cliff jumping, which is optional. For the final part of the adventure, do some snorkeling in the pristine Mediterranean waters to find the sunken treasure. After you have located the treasure, celebrate by enjoying a picnic lunch on the beach!

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Friendly to beginners, once in a lifetime experience, lots of walking but it was quite flat so not too difficult. I’d say prepare a waterproof bag so you can take picture when you are in the cave!

What an awesome morning :-) it was my first Air Balloon flight, and I will never forget it. Carlos is friendly & professional. Also, the Breakfast was amazing worth the price. Thank you !

A ma zing! Really great food and drinks! Highlight of my day! ❤️⛴

Excellent trip, definitely recommend! Great crew and drinks

Great captain, lovely boat trip. Amazing water toys