Water activity

Golfo Aranci: Tavolara and Molara Snorkeling & Boat Tour

4.8 / 5

19 reviews

Activity provider: DST Sardegna

Golfo Aranci: Tavolara and Molara Snorkeling & Boat Tour

Activity provider: DST Sardegna
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From US$ 65.57 per person

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Explore the Tavolara Marine Protected Area on a snorkeling tour. Snorkel in pristine waters, swim with fish in the natural pools of Molara, and admire the views of the sheer cliff of Tavolara.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Breath in the salty air and connect with nature as you snorkel with the fishes
  • Snorkel around the underwater wreckage of the Chrisso ship in Porto San Paolo
  • Admire Punta Spalmatore: a strip of white sand washed by the sea on both sides
  • Explore Cala Tramontana and the tiny graveyard of the King of Tavolara
  • Visit Molara natural pools and swim with dozens of fish
Full description

Join a half-day snorkeling adventure with PADI guides in the Tavolara and Punta Coda Cavallo Marine Protected Area. Swim with colorful fish, explore the ruins of the Chrisso ship. Board your zodiac in Località Sos Aranzos - Golfo Aranci and begin your snorkeling tour. Sail to Porto San Paolo and dive into the water to swim through the ruins of the ship Chrisso.

Climb back aboard the boat and cruise to Molara Island. Swim among the fish in the natural pools and relax in the sun. Continue to Tavolara Island and sail past its towering cliffs before reaching the sandy beach.

Explore Cala Tramontana and the tiny graveyard of the King of Tavolara. As you stroll through the island, spot the island's flora, animals, and several endemic species.

As you return admire Punta Spalmatore: a strip of white sand washed by the sea on both sides, while you enjoy a glass of water or an iced tea.

  • PADI Guide
  • Sanitized snorkeling gear
  • Drinks
  • Boat ride
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with pre-existing medical conditions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet at the DST Sardegna Diving & Snorkeling Team offices.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • This activity only runs in good weather and requires a minimum number of participants
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 19 reviews

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Very nice tour! Very friendly leader of the snorkeling excursions! The huge shipwreck was impressive, a real experience! Also the boating itself was a lot of fun! Excellent all round and highly recommended. We had the tour at 9am in the morning so we were alone in the bay and at the wreck.

August 1, 2022

Stunning! The team is super friendly and shows us amazing places! I recommend this activity 100%

August 3, 2022

Very good, I shared this excursion with my 3 children (10/16/18) in a good mood and in complete safety Thanks to the very nice Francesca, and to Giorgio

July 31, 2022

Product ID: 421491