Portofino Kayak Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:30 AM Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port
  • Departure Details :
    Outdoor Portofino, Via Duca degli Abruzzi, 62, 16034 Portofino GE, Italy
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Above and below the sea along the unspoiled coastline of Portofino Park: the best solution for a unique outdoors experience. The tour takes you to explore Portofinos unique territory and hidden gems, sea and land: la piazzetta and the Lighthouse of Portofino, the eighteen-century Church of San Giorgio, leaving space for possible sightseeing of sea mammals, birds and wild animals.

If you choose the Kayak & Snorkeling Tour, during the summer season, you can do a snorkeling guided tour by a local qualified guide and instructor.
Before leaving, enjoy some time on the beach while tasting organic local wine and traditional food from Liguria.

All skill levels welcome.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Buffet lunch included
  • Free drinks included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide in Niasca, a sandy beach nestled in the vegetation of the Mediterranean Sea, next to Paraggi Bay, famous for its crystal clear blue water. Get settled, leave your belongings safely in the outdoor sports center and start the tour with your kayak and environmental guide. A briefing on safety procedures and information about the Park will prepare yourself for the paddle. Choose your single or double kayakand set off with your guide on the beautiful blue waters. All skill levels can be accommodated, regardless of whether youre a beginner or experienced paddler.

Glide into Portofinos Protected Marine Area, one of the most beautiful coasts in the world, admiring its caverns and hidden creeks. The tour allows you to visit the most important ecological, wildlife and historical attractions, like Paraggis ecosystem, Portofinos lighthouse and village, the eighteen-century Church of San Giorgioand the bay of Vitrale. After the paddling to Portofino and beyond, time is set for snorkeling. You will return to the sports center, wear the supplied snorkeling equipment all sizes available - and dive inside the bay of Paraggi. This bay, forbidden to boat traffic therefor completely safe for swimming, is famous of its Posidonia meadow and, thanks also to the Park's safeguard,it is extremely rich in flora and fish fauna. Your guide will point the most interesting spots of this natural aquarium making unique your experience.

After two hours and a half of tour exploring the area kayaking and snorkeling, youll return to the original departure point and will be dedicated an extra half an hour with your local guide to share more curiosities on territorial traditions. During this time, enjoying your view over Paraggi Bay, you will be served Ligurian food tasting and local organic wine, especially selected by Triple A brand - Agricoltori, Artigiani, Artisti (Agriculture, Artisan, Artist) - internationally known for supplying wines that respect genuine organic production methods.

During the months between November and May, the snorkeling session is replaced by a longer kayak tour.

Inclusions

Professional local guide

Kayak, paddle, lifejacket, guide,

TripAdvisor Experiences brokerage fee

Exclusions

Beach towels

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not wheelchair accessible

Minimum numbers of 2participants. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Be able to swim is required to do this tour

Recommended to bring with you: hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, bathing suit, comfortable shoes (sneakers) or neoprene boots, towel

Requesting a private tour, you will be charged an additional price of 80.

The nautical base is equipped with lockers, available for our customers according to availability. We strongly suggest not to bring valuable items; the staff does not take responsibility for any loss.

In the nearby bay of Paraggi you may find basic services: tabacco shop, bar, restaurant, toilets (toilets not present in our office).

*Respect the environment! Bring your water bottle and fill it up with potable water at our office.

Near public transportation

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Traveler Reviews

  • 30-Aug-2022

    Did both the sea Kayaking and snorkeling. Both are recommended. Only issue is the address for the business is not the same as the tour location. It is a fair walk from the Portofino village but reachable on foot as well as y taxi and bus.

  • 30-Aug-2022

    Guide to busy impressing young girls. Should have guided the tour at the pace if the slowest people instead we missed much of the talk as the guide rushed ahead like it was an Olympic race . 2nd guide left us behind when he was supposed to be at the back making sure all was ok. Left inexperienced people behind.

  • 23-Aug-2022

    Nous avons passés un excellent moment ! C'est une façon différente de voir Portofino et d'en apprécier le paysage. Angelo nous as tout bien expliqué avant le départ et a pris le temps de nous raconter l'histoire des différents lieux emblématiques qu'on nous avons pu observer. En soirée, en plein été, on ne souffre pas de la chaleur sans pour autant avoir froid ! Je recommande à 100%.

  • 21-Aug-2022

    Really enjoyable! Learned more about portofino and surrounding area! Good wine and focaccia after which was a good touch! Did the sunset tour with wine tasting

  • 19-Aug-2022

    Great kayaking experience and guide provided details about the history and celebrity information for the area

  • 18-Aug-2022

    Sarah was our guide and she was great! Very informative and kind to our group. She was very knowledgeable about the marine wild life and area in general. I would highly recommend to anyone wanting to get the total Portofino experience!

  • 10-Aug-2022

    Esperienza da rifare, tour di un’ora e mezzo con guida, molto interessante e bello. Il tour prevede il passaggio da piccole spiagge incantevoli che non possiamo vedere dalla strada. Siamo capitato in un gruppo di persone straniere e nonostante ciò si è aggiunta una guida per spiegarci tutto in italiano, molto professionale. Consiglio a tutti questi esperienza.

  • 08-Aug-2022

    La baia di Niasca offre l'incredibile occasione di fare un giro in kayak e un'immersione nei fondali seguiti da due guide esperte, giovani e dall'estrema gentilezza. Giulio ed Edoardo ci hanno seguito e raccontato le perle e le unicità presenti in questa eccellenza della Liguria.

  • 07-Aug-2022

    We did 2h tour kayaking at 28euro each, and it was really fun. Good service and good aperitivo and plenty of food at the end included in the price. Staff very polite and wonderful experience and view in Portofino Recommended!

  • 03-Aug-2022

    The kayak experience was entertaining. The 2 guides were knowledgeable of the area and very helpful for any of the kayakers if they got tired. I would recommend this.