Water activity

Syracuse: Ortigia Boat Trip with Caves and South Coast

4.6 / 5

17 reviews

Activity provider: Syracuse Excursion

Syracuse: Ortigia Boat Trip with Caves and South Coast

Activity provider: Syracuse Excursion
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From US$ 33.58 per person

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Discover the caves, minarets, and canals of Ortigia Island on this cruise in Syracuse. Enjoy a dip in the crystal-clear waters and get up close and personal to Sicilian marine life.

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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Italian
Audio guide included
English, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Breathe in the warm Sicilian breeze as you navigate the Syracuse shoreline
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Ortigia Island and take in its beachfront landmarks
  • Snap great photos of the striking sea caves while gazing at them from your boat
  • Travel through the narrow Ortigia Island canal and pass under its bridges
  • See Syracuse from a nnew perspective by exploring the south coast from the water
Full description

Explore the breathtaking Syracuse coastline and navigate around its adjacent Ortigia Island on a fantastic scenic cruise. Come across the most stunning sights as you float along the shore and into the small harbor for a ride through the Ortigia canal.

Embark on a fun sightseeing boat trip departing from Ortigia and travel around the whole island as you head toward the iconic sea caves located north of Syracuse. Enter the small port and discover the local marine infrastructure, crossing the canal and passing under bridges.

On your way back to the south coast, cross the huge port of Syracuse and take in the combination of natural and man-made scenery before returning to the starting point.

Includes
  • Boat trip
  • Crew
  • Life jackets
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are optional for this activity

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Meet at Infopoint Syracuse.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 17 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5

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The weather was quite windy so we didn’t get to the caves. Instead we swam twice on the protected side of the city and the beach across the bay. We also saw the mussel farm, white flamingos, and a pool that was falling off the cliff.

September 22, 2022

August 25, 2022

Very friendly, pleasant and entertaining captain! Good quality visit!

August 19, 2022

Product ID: 396141