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Dolphin watching - In search of dolphins in the Gulf of Catania

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What to Expect
Eco-tour in the waters of the Gulf of Catania, to see dolphins in freedom, led by local cetologists with many years of experience.

With the Etna volcano always dominant in the background, it will be possible to admire the main points of geological and naturalistic interest along the Catania coast (depending on the route: Brucoli, Catania, Ognina, Aci Trezza, Santa Tecla, Santa Maria La Scala, Stazzo) , Riposto, Taormina).

Once aboard our boat, we will head out to sea entertained by the precious information provided by marine biologists. We will scrutinize the horizon proceeding at a low cruising speed in search of a fin, a breath, a jump and any useful clue on the surface of the water that signals the presence of animals.

Once the first dolphins have been sighted, we will approach the pack following a code of good international conduct that allows us to observe the natural behavior of the animals, minimizing the disturbance we caused.

Experts will present you with dolphins cataloged in the course of their research, and will show you their inevitable aerial behavior while you are ready to capture them with photos and videos. When the pack decides to leave us, we will head for home remembering together what an amazing wonder the sea has just given us.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via Cardinale Dusmet, 10, 95121 Catania CT, Italy

Traveler pickup is offered
We organize transfers to and from all the hotels and airports in Sicily.

Ports
Catania, Aci Trezza, Aci Castello

Departure Time

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10/1/2019 - 9/26/2021
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Binoculars and cetacean recognition cards
  • Skipper and marine biologist on board
  • Informative briefing on cetaceans and the monitored area
  • Inflatable boat rental 7.20 m or motor boat or sailboat 11 m (with safety equipment and life jackets for all passengers)
Exclusions
  • Shuttle Service
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 5 September 2019

It was a super trip for us (two families and three kids). After one hour we saw the dolphins and mad a lot of pictures and movies. Thanks to the team for bringing us there. These were unforgettable moments and the kids had a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Philipp S
Reviewed 18 August 2019

A great experience! Warm, friendly people with respect for the environment and for their subject. We will never forget seeing the dolphins as well as the coastline from the sea (beautiful pink sky as we came back in!) Thoroughly recommend this trip.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Pgtay
Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

This was an unforgettable experience! Thank you so much! Ecofriendly and warmhearted organisation! A must do!

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Liesbet V
Reviewed 27 June 2019

One of the best dolphin watching I've experienced. Very professional, safe and respectful to the nature. Before tour you get a briefing about the location and marine life of this area. We have seen plenty of dolphins during 2 hours boat cruise. Trip is suitable...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank r0man161
Reviewed 25 June 2019

I had the chance to join Marecamp excursion during my stay in Catania. The staff is very friendly and gave me plenty of informations about wildlife of the gulf. We spent two hours at golden hour spotting magnificent striped dolphin with and amazing view of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Erica B
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  • Aci Trezza Marecamp
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Italian
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