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Ortigia Passengers tour

Via Vittorio Veneto 127 b, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Excellent boat trip

This was an excellent trip, the captain/crew were really friendly, helpful and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Norman M
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
A must !

What a great tour and superb value for money ! With a great captain the boat tours give you the... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
Lionking14
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Boat-trips in SyracuseBorn and bred in Ortigia, Emanuele ,of the Ortigia Passengers cooperative, know the coastline better than anyone having sailed around these sea for many years. The Ortigia passengers coop. offers guided tours of tht marine grottos ofSiracusa,showing tourists the undisturbed natural beauty of the siracusan coastline and its secret places not found on mass tourism itineraries. We will visit enchanting places unknown to even most expert of tourist guideswhere nature provides scenary so beautiful it could have been sculpted byan artist. first Itinerary --natural -geology We will visit a part of coastline known as sandwich where layer upon layerof rock climb up to 40 metres in height.
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Via Vittorio Veneto 127 b, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was an excellent trip, the captain/crew were really friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Plenty of information and time to enjoy the scenery at a very good price. Even had a chance to swim in the sea, so take your swimming kit. Really worth while. We...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

What a great tour and superb value for money ! With a great captain the boat tours give you the best views of the island and especially the castle , plus a visit to the caves and the option of a swim . Great staff...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 wonderful hours on board, they managed to give us the trip for the family alone. We stop in several places to swim/snorkel, and the captain pointed out a few of the highlights that can be seen. Ideal to see the city from...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Had difficulty during off-season finding a tour online, out of Siracusa , to tour the cities of Noto, Modica & Ragusa on our only available dates in the area. The big tour companies offered most tours on specific days of the week only. I felt...More

1  Thank VistaGina
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The excursion provided an enjoyable overview of the small island of Ortigia from the water and included a visit to beautiful sea caves. My husband, sister-in-law and I bargained for the the combined island tour + sea cave for the three of us. Good value...More

1  Thank jsengupta
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

We were convinced by a young lady to take this boat tour whilst we were walking over the bridge. As it was only for approx 1hr and very cheap we decided to give it a go. As it happened there were only 3 passengers and...More

5  Thank Lyn M
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

We were not planning to do a boat trip in Syracuse, but the nice lady convinced us in the end. It was amazing, we did the peninsula and the grotte, caves trip. Both of them were scenic and beautiful. We also had a 10 minute...More

3  Thank Daubner R
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

You can get information on this tour right by the water. It is an entertaining and scenic one hour and ten minute tour. First, you go around Ortigia and then to the caves. You take the tour in a rustic wooden boat. We had the...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

We found this excursion after visiting the Information Centre in Ortigia and seeing a poster on the wall. They could not help us as they did not speak English but did point to a place over the bridge in Via della Dogana. We walked there...More

1  Thank jfmcmahon
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

We took a group of 20 people on a picnic voyage with this company and had a fantastic time. It was a bit windy, so we couldn't go to the northeast side of Ortigia (which is very scenic, as I found in 2014 when I...More

1  Thank Randy S
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