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Marettimo caves boat tour

Marettimo caves boat tour

4 hours



From 1 to 12


  • Set off on a half-day boat tour to the caves of Marettimo
  • Discover the island's most beautiful views and hidden coves
  • Dive into crystal-clear waters and do some snorkelling

Your guide

Walter A.

Skipper with over 10 years' experience in the nautical industry.

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Full description

Relaxation, sea and an enchanting view await you on our half-day Marettimo cave tour.

Aboard a comfortable boat, you will visit the island's numerous caves such as the Grotta del Presepe and the Grotta della Bombarda. During the tour you will dive into crystal-clear waters, snorkel and admire the breathtaking panorama.

With this tour you will reach the wildest and most unspoilt of the Egadi Islands. We are waiting for you to discover it together!

What we will do

The rendezvous is at Porto Scalo Nuovo in Marettimo. Here we will be met by the skipper and, once we are all embarked, we will be ready to leave. We will begin to circumnavigate the island, heading north to reach the first caves. We will pass the Camel Cave, the Thunder Cave and the Pipe Cave.

We will then have time available for an initial swim stop at the Spiaggia del Libano (Lebanon Beach), to the north of the island, and then head towards Cala Bianca, one of Marettimo's most picturesque. We will dive and swim in the crystal-clear sea wearing a snorkelling mask to discover the seabed.

We will then continue on to discover the Grotta Perciata, the Grotta Ficaredda, the Grotta del Presepe until we reach the Grottine degli Innamorati, where we will try to swim through the tunnels connecting them. We will continue until we reach the Grotta della Bombarda, where a characteristic whiff is created inside a small crevice during sea storms.

We will make one last stop at Cala Finocchio Marino, where snorkelling enthusiasts will be amazed by the quantity of fish and marine flora moving in the crystal-clear waters. We will finally return to the port of Marettimo, for a total duration of around four hours.

Who it is aimed at

The tour is open to everyone, no age limit.

Other information

The activity is available daily from May to October and is confirmed with a minimum of five participants.

The boat available for the tour is a modernAphrodite boat , 2.65 metres wide and 8 metres long. It is equipped with a 150 hp Yamaha engine with a sun canopy and ladder.

Dogs are not allowed on board.

Recommended clothing

  • Comfortable beachwear
  • Swimming costume
  • Slippers

Don't forget to bring

  • Packed lunch
  • Beach towel
  • Cap
  • Sun cream
  • Sunglasses

What is included

  • Captain
  • Fuel
  • Snorkelling kit
  • Lunch

How it works

  • Book
  • Gift
  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Isola di Marettimo, Trapani

Isola di Marettimo
Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

If you have made a fixed date reservation and the weather conditions are not suitable for the safe conduct of the activity (in the expert opinion of the guide), you will be refunded the full amount paid. The guide may suggest an alternative date or time for you to conduct the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you can’t retrieve it, we will process a full refund! If you have set the date for your Gift Voucher and bad weather did not allow the activity to take place, the Voucher remains regularly valid until the expiration date indicated on it.

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is flexible. You get a full refund if you cancel within 5 days from the activity start date. Within 4 and 3 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What payment methods do you accept?

On Freedome, you can pay with any rechargeable credit card or prepaid card (including Postepay) from Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB networks. We also accept debit cards enabled for online payments. You can also use the digital wallets Apple Pay and Google Pay.

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