Experience – on and under the sea
Led by a team of marine biologists and certified diving masters, underwater world’s and Ionian Sea’s marine species’ experts, you will spend a special journey. You can choose between a lot of different experiences “under the sea”, thanks to the diving proposals, or “on the sea” for snorkeling excursions or cetacean watching. And last but not least a very particular experience: the fishing charters. Choose the one that suits you among the list below.
- EXPERIENCE 1: snorkeling excursions
- EXPERIENCE 2: Diving
- EXPERIENCE 3: cetacean watching
- EXPERIENCE 4: fishing charter
– EXPERIENCE 1: snorkeling excursions
Snorkeling excursions are scheduled every day. Equipped simply with fins, mask and snorkel, you will be led to the Reserves of the “Timpa”, the “Cyclop’s Islands” or Taormina’s “Isola Bella”, three fantastic sites where you can observe the most common species of surface waters of our Yonian sea.
The prices are per person. There might be discounts from 6pax (full boat).
1) Timpa Reserve : 55€, 2 snorkeling times
2) Cyclop’s Islands Reserve : 70€, 3 snorkeling times
3) Snorkeling + cetacean watching full day : 120€, 3 snorkeling times, lunch, cetacean watch
4) Taormina tour by the sea, full day : 130€ (min 4pax).
DURATION: 1) 3h – 2) 4h – 3) 5h -4) 6h
PERIOD: whole year
WHAT’S INCLUDED: guide/teacher – snorkeling equipment
– EXPERIENCE 2: Diving
The dives are organized every day, in more than twenty diving sites with different characteristics and degrees of difficulty, therefore optimal for patented of every levels.
For those who have never experienced the thrill of breathing underwater, there is the possibility of carrying out the “Baptism of the sea”, a small dive preceded by a short theorical lesson, where you will learn the basic concepts of diving.
PRICE: 40€ 1 immersion / 70€ 2 immersions
DURATION: 3h / 5h
PERIOD: all year
WHAT’S INCLUDED: guide / teacher – diving material
– EXPERIENCE 3: cetacean watching
Observing dolphins, whales or sea turtles in their natural environment is an exciting and unique moment, that will remain indelible in your memories. The excursions for cetacean whatching are carried out every day in the late afternoon. During the navigation you will be involved in the whaching activity through the use of binoculars (included), while a biologist will give you all the appropriate instructions and detailed information about the biology of the animals that you observe.
PRICE: €65 /per person (snorkeling + quick cetacean watching)
DURATION: 3h – 5h
PERIOD: all year
WHAT’S INCLUDED: marine biology short lesson – guide for cetacean whatching and binoculars.
– EXPERIENCE 4: fishing charter
One of the activities related to sea tourism that is expanding considerably in the last years is the Fishing Charter. Thanks to the special boats and the experts who will accompany you, you can get familiarity with various fishing technics: deep-sea trolling, live trolling, deep-sea fishing or cephalopod fishing. All equipment will be made available by the center.
And to finish the day “in style”, if the fishing tour has been successful, the center offers an outdoor area with a barbecue where you can cook your catch!
PRICE: € 400 for 4 people
PERIOD: all year
WHAT’S INCLUDED: guide – boat and fishing equipment – barbecue to cook the fish caught.