Get to know the real Sicily as you discover the most beautiful spots along the coast of Giardini Naxos and the Isola Bella of Taormina. During the swim stop, you can enjoy an aperitif of typical Sicilian rotisserie and sip a refreshing Prosecco. Finally, join us for a sunset dolphin watch along the beautiful Taormina coastline before returning to the port.

3 hours

Every day

Small Group
Max 12 people

Meeting point
Port of Giardini Naxos

Start time

Set sail from Giardini Naxos on our sunset cruise to discover the coastline of Taormina. At the end of the cruise you’ll have the opportunity to watch the dolphins. Get to know the real Sicily by discovering the most beautiful bays and caves along the coast of Naxos and the Isola Bella of Taormina. Take advantage of a refreshing swim and a tasty aperitif of typical Sicilian rotisserie accompanied by a glass of prosecco. Finally, before returning to port, come sail with us offshore to look out for dolphins.

Program of the sunset boat tour in Taormina:

  • Meet 10 minutes before departure at the dock in Via Calcide Eubea, 1 – Giardini Naxos, Messina at Kristal Boat. Here you will meet the crew and board a comfortable and spacious boat.
  • The tour starts by leaving the port and sailing along the Bay of Naxos heading towards Taormina Cape.
  • The first stop is the Blue Grotto of Taormina. This notorious cave is located in the bay of Taormina’s Isola Bella Marine Park, in a rocky wall about 15 meters high. It is so called because it has a bright blue color, due to the effect of the sun rays refracted by the sea, illuminating it and giving it this characteristic that makes it unique among all.
  • The tour continues towards the famous Isola Bella, a large and picturesque rock in the middle of a horseshoe-shaped bay where high white cliffs drop into the blue waters of the Mediterranean. With its lush vegetation and distinctive flora, it is one of the most iconic places in all of Sicily. While swimming at Isola Bella, discover the beauty of the seafloor that surrounds the island.
  • Sip a refreshing Prosecco and enjoy your aperitif with a typical Sicilian rotisserie.
  • We continue sailing out to sea in search of dolphins in their natural habitat as they jump and play near the boat.
  • On the way back, we will enjoy a breathtaking sunset and view of Mount Etna, returning to the port of Giardini Naxos.

The price includes: English speaking skipper – Typical Sicilian rotisserie aperitif – Prosecco sparkling wine – Soft drinks.

The price does not include: Snorkeling equipment (can be purchased on board € 5,00 per person).

Don’t forget: Swimsuit – Beach towel – Camera – Windbreaker jacket.

Maximum: 12 people on board.

Taormina sunset cruise with dolphin watching

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      € 50 Adults

      €30 Kids

      Free cancellation within 24 hours
      Duration: 3 hours
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      • Departure from Giardini Naxos
      • Guaranteed every day
      • Small group of maximum 12 people
      • English speaking skipper
      • Discover the bay of Naxos, Isola Bella, the bay of Mazzarò and the bay of Sirens
      • Enjoy an aperitif on board with typical Sicilian "arancini"
      • Swim and snorkel in some of the most beautiful spots along the Sicilian coast
      • Sail off the coast of Taormina looking for Dolphins

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