Ortigia Boat Tour
Ortigia Boat Tour

This boat tour will bring you along the coast of Ortigia island, to discover the golden cliffs and the famous sea caves surrounded the greek city of Siracusa

  • The skyline of the Ortigia Island
  • The sea caves
  • Swimming break
  • The fortifications of the Maniace Castle seen from the sea;
  • Wonderful sunset and aperitif with sea view (only for sunset tours of 1h30min)
  • Authorized boat and skipper
  • Pillirina beach in the marine reserve of Plemmirio (only for tour of 2h30min)
  • Boat Tour
  • Fuel
  • Aperitif (Only for 1h30min sunset tours)
  • Skipper
Not included
  • Sancks
  • Lunch
Duration1 Hour, 1 Hour 30 Minutes or 2 Hours 30 Minutes
LanguagesEnglish, Italian
Important information

To confirm your booking you will pay a deposit. You will pay the rest to the guide on place the day of excursion. You can get a refund of the deposit canceling up to 24 hours before the excursion.


Please arrive at the meeting point that you will find in the booking confirmation email, at least 10 minutes before the start of the excursion.

Corso Umberto I, Siracusa, SR, Italia
Parking available for a fee € 1,50 1h

Offered by

The Island of Wonders, Escursioni in Sicilia
96100 - Siracusa

Further information

We are in Ortigia, Syracuse, defined by writers and historic the most beautiful Greek city. Here the sea gives unique feelings with its beautiful views. This boat tour will take you among the most evocative scenaries of Ortigia island, to discover golden cliffs and the famous sea caves. You could swim in the crystal clear waters admiring the skyline of Syracuse and the fortifications of the Castle of Maniace or, during the sunset, you will enjoy a pleasant aperitif on board, whatching the amazing colors of the Golden Light on the island of Ortigia.


From Ponte Umbertino the tour starts. The first stage will lead us to visit three sea caves and then will sail towards the island of Ortigia along the Levante seafront. From here you will enjoy the view of the "Castello Maniace", in the heart of ancient Syracuse. After the swim we will navigate to return to the port.


The program of the sunset tour is more rich respect the 1h tour, in addition to the caves and the circumnavigation of the island of Ortigia, will visit the Lovers Cave and enjoy an aperitif on board with typical Sicilian products and bottle of prosecco or Sicilian wine, surrounded by the amazing Goldel Light that colors the Syracuse skyline.

Please communicate any food intolerances or allergies after booking.


The 2h30min boat excursion to Syracuse will take you to circumnavigate the island of Ortigia, as for the 1-hour or 1h30min tour, until reach the wonderful marine protected area of Plemmirio, Punta Mola, for a swim in one of the most beautiful beach in the world: La Pillirina, a place of unique natural beauty and favorite location for photographers and videomakers. Here, in addition to the swim, we will visit the Pillirina cave, protagonist of a Sicilian legend of great charm.

€5.00 €20.00
Choose your preferred appointment and book.