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Grotta del Bue Marino

| Porto Cala Gonone, 08022 Cala Gonone, Dorgali, Sardinia, Italy
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A good trip inside the cave

Me and my family did this trip with a dinghy and other people to visit the shore of the Golfo di... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
emyscarfy
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Ile-de-France, France
Amazing grotto Bue Marino

Scenic cave with skilled guides makes it worth paying 9 euro entrance. Its about 800 m deep (over... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
cruser123456
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Oslo, Norway
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| Porto Cala Gonone, 08022 Cala Gonone, Dorgali, Sardinia, Italy
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"stalactites and stalagmites"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Me and my family did this trip with a dinghy and other people to visit the shore of the Golfo di Orosei including the cave of Bue Marino. The place is very beautiful and must to be seen! You pay cash when you enter into...More

1  Thank emyscarfy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Scenic cave with skilled guides makes it worth paying 9 euro entrance. Its about 800 m deep (over water) and u can see how the water shapes the mountain underneath. At the end of a orosei coast excusrion its a nice spot and easy walk...More

Thank cruser123456
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A unique experience - and you can reach it by boat from Cala Gonone quite easily. Interesting that munks lived there up until 1975!!!

1  Thank Henriette V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The caves are accessible by boat from Cala Gonone harbour, lots of companies offer trips. It's worth noting that when you but your ticket it doesn't include entrance to the caves which has to be paid for in cash. Once you arrive and have paid...More

Thank deborah r
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After we arrive to do the whole wAy throughly the rocks. Forest etc we get to see the sight sayning the cave is closed Very disappointing so everyone was going back just taking Picts from the entrance of the cave .ask first if it a...More

Thank P S
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

The trip out by boat gives an awesome view of the bay and cliffs. Inside the caves are very impressive and an easy 1km guided walk available in either Italia an or English when we were there.

Thank Chris A
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Truly a must see, I have seen some caves in my life, but this one is one of the longest and biggest I have seen. It is still in formation it is incredible. We came by boat (combined with cala luna beacb) it was well...More

Thank Laureline T
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Great caves that you can only reach by water Trip with guide was around 45 minutes It is not allowed to take pics even with no flash which is a pitty In comparison to other caves I visited , this one is still in the...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Only accessible by boat. You can find several boat trips and rentals in Cala Gonone that will take you there. You can read all about it, look at as many pictures as you can find but... you really have to go there at least once...More

1  Thank terracodareia
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The place is an experience!!! For only 5€ you enjoy a huge cavern where sea water and river water meet. Spectacular stalactites and stalacmites, great chambers, nice reflections and gorgeous rock formations await your visit. Friendly staff welcome you and explain you almost every secret...More

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Michael R
12 July 2018|
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Response from hephaistos2 | Reviewed this property |
Abbiamo pagato 34 euro per due posti sul traghetto e 9 euro per entrare nelle grotte.
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acoan-travel
26 February 2017|
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Response from Maria A | Reviewed this property |
There are several companies and you find them in the port at Cala Gonone. If you dont speak Italian, make sure to have an English-speaking guide. Unfortunately I did not travel further down the coast. Enjoy!
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allrightinsw6
16 February 2017|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
When I planned the trip to Cala Gonone, I tried to find the times of departure but on web pages was nothing. We found this information directly at the port when we arrived to Cala Gonone. If I remember well, the price was... More
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