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Via Pendio del Gelso 10, 80070 Barano d'Ischia, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
+39 081 990118
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Snorkeling tour

We went on a snorkeling tour near the Aragonese Castle in Ischia Ponte with this tour company and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Octopus713
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The Hague, The Netherlands
perfect boat tour for family & friends

with our 2 grown up kids we had a wonderful day with a small group of people, the guide (Lili?) who... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pham A
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Mougins
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Dynamic team of skilled youth in different disciplines who have combined their skills and professionalisms to enrich your stay information and knowledge.
  • Excellent96%
  • Very good3%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
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“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
“cooking class” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Via Pendio del Gelso 10, 80070 Barano d'Ischia, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
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+39 081 990118
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"fresh pasta"
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"la mortella"
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"wonderful experience"
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"provided excellent"
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"eggplant parmesan"
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"making homemade pasta"
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"homemade wine"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a snorkeling tour near the Aragonese Castle in Ischia Ponte with this tour company and very much enjoyed it. The tour started with a presentation of the local history and what we were going to see: both archeological and naturalistic sites. It...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

with our 2 grown up kids we had a wonderful day with a small group of people, the guide (Lili?) who was very knowledgeable and friendly and the captain (also very interesting and lovely man). Lili spoke very good English and full of anecdotes. She...More

Thank Pham A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family took Playtpus Tour’s cooking class and absolutely loved it!! Their family was extremely welcoming and we were able to learn how to authentically prepare pasta, ragu, eggplant parm, and tiramisu from fresh ingredients in their garden! We also got to tour their family...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

We had a wonderful experience with Alessandro on the Enogastronomic Trek in Ischia. Alessandro could not have been more informative with my wife and I and out two pre-teen boys. We learned so much about the geology and history of Ischia and then topped the...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time during our cooking class with Liliana! Our guides met us and gave us some information about ischia before leading us to Liliana and Antonio’s beautiful home. We had a great time making homemade pasta, ragu, eggplant Parmesan and tiramisu! Liliana...More

1  Thank Jessica F
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VFortuna, Marketing Strategist at Platypus Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi Jessica, we are very happy to read your beautiful words but, above all, to feel you were so fine. Our goal is to make experience you the Ischitan life as a local, and we hope we succeeded through our cooking class. Thank you for...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We had a personal tour of the island, we did a wonderful breathtaking walk, and the kids loved it. Alessandro was fantastic with the children, educating them, and they enjoyed the walk with no worries. Cooking class was fantastic and the food just wonderful! Ischia...More

Thank GSPeroni
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VFortuna, Marketing Manager at Platypus Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

We are glad you all spent a wonderful day in our company and you all appreciated our beautiful Ischia Island as well as our cooking class and our food. Thanks for experiencing your stay with us. We hope to see you again :)

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We had the Best Vespa & Guide (Foraday aka Platypus tours) who is from the island & spoke all languages. So fun, loved by so many as they waved to him around the island, {smart}informative (marine biologist & horticulturist). Allessandro ( guide & owner) was...More

Thank marydann
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VFortuna, Marketing Manager at Platypus Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Many thanks Mary. We are very glad you appreciated the beauty of our wonderful island. We hope you come back soon to try other experiences with us :) A big hug.

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We could not have found a more excellent tour guide than Allessandro Matera of Platypus Tours! His knowledge of the Giarini La Mortella (famous garden on Ischia) was outstanding and his presentation more than any of us expected. We arranged to hire him as our...More

Thank Gail B
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VFortuna, Marketing Manager at Platypus Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Dear Gail, thanks for your beautiful words. So, the recommendation of your travel agent was right and we are happy to hear that. We hope to see you again soon. A big hug.

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We did the cookery day today and it was absolutely FANTASTIC! Our guide Titie was great, so friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The family are so welcoming and generous. We didn't want to leave. We had the best pasta ever, melanzane, fruit from their garden and...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We made some beautiful Italian food, our guide, family and food were amazing! Such a great day! Would definitely recommend.

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