Water activity

Golfo Aranci: Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling Boat Tour

4.8 / 5

66 reviews

Activity provider: DST Sardegna

Golfo Aranci: Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling Boat Tour

Activity provider: DST Sardegna
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From US$ 62.46 per person

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Explore the island of Figarolo and Cape Figari on a boat tour, spotting dolphins along the way. Enjoy swimming and snorkeling stops in picturesque locations.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, Spanish, French
Small group
Limited to 12 participants


  • Glide on the waves near the island of Figarolo
  • Discover the promontory of Capo Figari and Golfo Aranci
  • See a playful pod of bottle-nose dolphins
  • Learn more about the dolphins from a certified guide
  • Snorkel in the pristine waters at Cala Greca, Cala Moresca and Figarolo island
Full description

Embark on a snorkeling and dolphin-watching boat tour to the islands of Figarolo and Cape Figari, departing from Golfo Aranci. Spot dolphins, swim in clear waters, and snorkel as you explore the underwater world. Depart from Golfo Aranci and sail towards the area of Cape Figari. There is a high chance of spotting dolphins frolicking in the waters surrounding the cape.

Keep an eye out for dolphins breaching the surface and playing in the water. Your guide will provide information about their behavior, ecology, and behavior so you can learn a bit more about these magnificent creatures. Sail towards the scenic locations of Cala Greca, Cala Moresca, and Figarolo Island. The boat will pause at these locations so you can enjoy some time for swimming in the refreshing water, or do some snorkeling.

During the sighting, the operators are trained to educate you about ecology and dolphins in order to promote tourist education and sensibilization about these magnificent creatures. After the adventure, return to Cape Figari.

  • PADI guide
  • Boat tour
  • Dolphin watching
  • Soft drinks
  • Sanitized snorkeling gear
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet at the DST Sardegna Diving & Snorkeling Team office.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel

Know before you go

  • The activity provider is part of the "Il Golfo dei Delfini" project, which aims to make dolphin watching more environmentally beneficial
  • The activity provider adheres to a code of conduct which ensures that the activity is sustainable and is based on international criteria that are the most appropriate for the local context
  • This tour is dependent on weather conditions, so if it is canceled due to inclement weather, you have the option of rescheduling or receiving a full refund
  • A minimum number of travelers is required for this experience, and you can choose between an alternate date or a full refund if your reservation is canceled due to a failure to reach the minimum number of participants
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 66 reviews

Review summary

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Beautiful experience. Captain Antonio was very good, he told us the history of the place and showed us unique cliffs. On board there was also a marine biologist Matteo he explained in a very simple way the habits of some species of fish present in Sardinia. Together they created a beautiful harmony on board making us have fun. Finally with great enthusiasm we saw and followed the dolphins for about 1 hour. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED IT IS REALLY WORTH IT !!

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August 27, 2022

Great experience worth every penny! We went with a 10 man boat and were lucky to see dolphins. There were so many we couldn't count. Doe guides are very knowledgeable about the dolphins and the area and were very careful when navigating the boat close to the dolphins. Absolute highlight! Snorkeling and swimming was great too, there was a little something to drink and a snack on board. We would do it again in a heartbeat! Also very suitable for families!

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August 16, 2022

Wonderful excursion for 3.5 hours. We were lucky enough to spot a group of 4 dolphins super close to the boat. Sufficient distance was maintained from the obviously playing animals. In addition, a guided snorkeling tour and swimming in two beautiful bays - clear recommendation, thanks for a great morning!

August 6, 2022

Product ID: 421762