Water activity

From Cannes: Discover the Calanques of the Esterel

4.8 / 5

75 reviews

From Cannes: Discover the Calanques of the Esterel

From US$ 66.92 per person

Join a family-friendly guided boat tour of the Esterel natural park and tour the hidden coves, caves, and Calanques as you sail on turquoise water.

About this activity

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Duration 2.5 hours
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English, French


  • Experience the secret coves that can only be reached by boat
  • Learn about the Corniche d’Or
  • Share the thrill of a speedboat with family and friends as you return to port
Full description

Embark on a discovery of the Esterel, its hidden caves, and typical Mediterranean scenery. Join your professional skipper aboard a semi-rigid boat for your trip to the Esterel. The trip lasts 2.5 hours, including a stop for swimming, with refreshments served on board.

Enjoy half a day of relaxation as you explore this extraordinary coastline, with its stunning panoramas and secret coves accessible only by local boats. Discover all the secrets of this coastline with the skipper sharing their extensive knowledge about the Corniche d'Or.

  • 1 Bottle of water
  • Life vest and flotation aids
  • Snorkeling equipment (masks and snorkels).
  • Onboard catering
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • 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
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

The meeting point is Black Tenders Events nautical base, at the Béal harbor, next to the Jet Ski and parasailing.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sun hat
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Snorkeling gear

Know before you go

  • Please arrive at least 20 minutes before the start of your trip
  • In case of bad weather or an insufficient number of participants, the organizers reserve the right to postpone the trip
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 75 reviews

Review summary

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We really enjoyed the boat tour to the Calanques of the Esterel. It was one of our highlights on our holiday at the Côte d’Azur. We got to see the surroundings and the impressive properties, as well as the stunning nature around the Esterel Nationalpark. Our guide Jeremy was really nice and accommodating, he showed us underwater caves and we got to dive through them. Just be careful when you do it, as the rocks are sharp. And the lady at check-in was super nice as well. We were running a bit late due to train delays in Nice, but they waited for us. At the end of the tour she even helped us with getting the right bus to Cannes and charging our phones. I can strongly recommend Black Tender events and the boat tour. Thank you Jeremy and the lady at check-in :)

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July 27, 2021

It was really great! The guide explained to us the history of the creeks and gave us the benefit of some little anecdotes! We were able to swim, and even watch underwater because we were loaned masks, snorkels etc. The view is just Wow! Magnificent Bathing times are long enough to enjoy! I really liked it, we don't see the time passing

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September 1, 2020

The trip is worth the money! We were with two children and their eyes lit up. The tour started slowly along the Massif de l'Esterel. Beautiful! Then we continued with the speed boat ... a short stop to refresh and dive and on again ... until the longer stop, where you can snorkel. Back it went at speed pace ... wonderful and also something for the smaller ones. But be careful, be careful with back problems. It's going very quickly and the journey is tough.

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August 31, 2019

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