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San José: Cabo de Gata Natural Park Kayak and Snorkel Tour

1. San José: Cabo de Gata Natural Park Kayak and Snorkel Tour

Enjoy a kayaking and snorkeling adventure that is suitable for beginners from San José in Almeria. Start with a safety and instructional briefing to increase your comfort during the trip. Dive into the history of the area with commentary from your guide. Meet your guide at the activity provider's stand on the San José Beach. Your guide will let you know how to use the snorkeling and kayaking gear to ensure that you are confident in the water.  Set off along the coast to see the Cueva del Tabaco, Cala Higuera, and the Cala Higuera point. Cool off along the way with snorkeling stops that allow you to uncover the park's stunning marine biodiversity.  Learn about the history of San José and the pirates of Cabo de Gata. Find out how the Castle of San José was of great importance against these attacks. Find out about the natural formations that you pass along the way. 

San José: Cabo de Gata Boat Trip

2. San José: Cabo de Gata Boat Trip

Sail through the National Park of Cabo de Gata on this guided cruise from the charming town of San José. Feel the sea breeze in your hair as you glide by virgin coves, volcanoes, and the ruins of towers and castles. Meet your guide in San José and board a comfortable boat with a fiber frame. Sunbathe on deck or chill out in the under the awning that covers half the boat. Admire views of the white-washed houses of San José as you depart for you adventure. Enjoy an tour that can be taken all year round with the average annual temperature in Cabo de Gata exceeding 20 degrees Celsius. Find the places where movies such as "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" or "The Neverending Story" were filmed. Admire turquoise and crystalline waters of protected coves and. In summer, stop to snorkel and look for sea life like red star fish and cuttlefish. Hear about the area's pirate history from your guide. Return to your starting point at the end of your tour.

Almería: Caves of Sorbas Tour

3. Almería: Caves of Sorbas Tour

Walk, climb and crawl the galleries of the gypsum mineral natural cave in Sorbas and admire the reflection of crystals when they receive the light from your helmet. Marvel the effect water erosion and the passage of time have had on the plaster rock. Explore the Yeso Cave with a specialized guide. The Barranco del Infierno Cave, as it is also known, was formed thousands of years ago and was the first cave complex to be discovered. See first-hand the effect of water on the shaping of rocks. The underground karst system of Sorbas collects rain and floodwater and drains it through the galleries. There are more routes to visit the Cuevas de Sorbas: The Combined Route with more fun and a little more difficulty, the Technical Route for adventurers and in summer also the Cueva del Agua Route, amazing, find out and discover them.

Cabo de Gata: 4x4 Tour Genoveses, Monsul and Gold Mines

4. Cabo de Gata: 4x4 Tour Genoveses, Monsul and Gold Mines

After meeting your guide in San José, you will head out to the Natural Park with your guide 4x4 driver. You will pass through the beach of Genoveses that was considered the most beautiful beach in Andalucia. The first stop of the tour is at the beach of Monsul, where "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" was shooted and in the summer, the tour will stop for a swimming break. Next, you will be driven to Los Albarcoques , a classic white village of the Spaghetti Western films. Next drive to the El fraile Farmhouse abandoned, where "The God, The Bad and The Ugly" was shoteed and Federico García Lorca was inspired fo his book "Blood Weddings" . After taking in the view, head up to the Gold Mines where the guide will explain you about the great times of the gold in Almeria during the last century. Last stop of the tour will be La Amatista Balcony where you will appreciate the biggest volcanic mountains of Cabo de Gata Natural Park and an open Mediterranean view. Finally, the guide will drive you to San José to conclude the tour.

Paseo en barco en Garrucha, Mojácar, Vera, Carboneras.

5. Paseo en barco en Garrucha, Mojácar, Vera, Carboneras.

You will enjoy the coast of Almería in a different way, boat trips departure from Garrucha´s Sport Port to see the beauty of the coast, where you can swimg, snorkeling, relax, drink, eat and much more. Have fun with your family, friends or partner. We do sharing trips with different people and also private. All our prices includes everything, no suprise cost. Skipper, petrol, bottle of cava and bottle of water to make your experience unique. FAMILY BUSSINES, the only one in Garrucha´s Sport Port, with the famous awards of traveller choice of tripadvisor 2021 and 2022. Dont hesitate and contact us, we will be happy to attend you. check our website Have fun in the sun with us, have fun with GAS.

Almería: 4x4 Tour of Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park

6. Almería: 4x4 Tour of Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park

After meeting your guide in Almeria, you will head out for the natural park with your guide and skilled 4x4 driver. The first stop of the tour is at the Fishing Association at Cabo de Gata, where you will see a defensive tower and the San Miguel Church. Next, you will be driven to the Mermaid Reef where you will be able to see the beautiful landscapes featuring rock formations that peek from the water.  Next drive up a volcanic mountain, from where you will be able to see over 9 kilometers of untouched beaches. After taking in the view, head down to these beaches where you'll be able to see a lava tongue and volcanic ash along the way. In the summer the tour will stop at one of the beaches for a swimming break before heading to an abandoned farm in the park. The last stop of the tour will be the salt flats which are home to many flamingos. Here you will be able to get out and explore the salt flats yourself, before leaving the park and concluding the tour

Palancón: Canyoning Day Trip

7. Palancón: Canyoning Day Trip

Go on a canyoning adventure while in Palancón. Bring the little ones along for a fun-filled day discovering the natural beauty of the area from the heart of Sierra Nevada and Arroyo del Palancón national park. In the vicinity of the port of La Ragua, at 1,700 meters above sea level, in the heart of the P. Nacional Sierra Nevada, is the Arroyo del Palancón. Alpine ravine excavated in typical Sierra Nevada slate and schist, the black of its rock contrasts with the green of the mosses and ferns. After enjoying a nice meal in any of the many picnic areas nearby, only 5 minutes separate you from the beginning of this ravine. The course is suitable for all types of visitors and especially for the little ones. Its duration of between 2.5 and 3 hours, its easy approach and return, and its hilarious slides make it the most fun and comfortable way to beat the summer heat of the Guadix, Baza, and Alpujarra Almeria region.

Carboneras: Private Stand-Up Paddle Board Rental with Host

8. Carboneras: Private Stand-Up Paddle Board Rental with Host

Paddle Surfing is one of the most complete sports on a physical level, suitable for all ages. It is about "paddling on the sea" paddling standing up on a longboard surfboard with an oar. It allows you to cross the water and surf waves with great ease. This activity, very simple with calm seas, can be done on Carboneras beach by renting it in our booth at Playa de los Cocones. If it is your first time, we will give you a brief explanation and demonstration of how you have to try to hold on to your board. The desire to have a good time is essential.

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What people are saying about Almeria

Lovely trip south of San Jose. Captain was very informative about the history & geology of the coastline. We really enjoyed it. 2 hours, with a 20 minute stop for snorkelling.

Great trip with Jorge. A great professional who explained everything to us in a super interesting way. The route was very complete. Highly recommended.

It was a great excursion. The driver and guide MARIA was charming with all of us and told us very curious things.

Jorge was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable, great value trip!

Nice and interesting walk to learn about the history of its coves