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Grotta del Bue Marino

Via del Cala Gonone SNC, 08022 Cala Gonone, Dorgali, Sardinia, Italy
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Magnificent coastal cave

My wife and I had a full day in Cala Gonone and decided to take a 2.5 hour tour of the massive cave... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
hephaistos2
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Sacramento, California
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A must when in the area

The Blue Marine caves open up on the sea and can be easily reached by boat from the town in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ronald D
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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“boat ride” (10 reviews)
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Via del Cala Gonone SNC, 08022 Cala Gonone, Dorgali, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had a full day in Cala Gonone and decided to take a 2.5 hour tour of the massive cave known as Bue Marino, a 20-minute boat trip away, and an hour-long exploration of Cala Luna, one of Sardinia’s famous beaches. We...More

1  Thank hephaistos2
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blue Marine caves open up on the sea and can be easily reached by boat from the town in a twenty minute cruise along the coast line of high cliffs to their stately entrance in the maze of the mountains. There is a guided...More

Thank Ronald D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

€12 boat ride and €9 admission fee Walk one km on metal ramp, with English speaking tour guide. Cave is lighted and is spectacular. One km return. We'll worth it.

Thank James G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shorty boat trip to reach the Caves, reasonably priced, millions of years in the making and still active. Caves were drilled through by a rushing river..70 km of it..As a visitor to the cave you will be taken through by a guide to a distance...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Reasonably priced attraction that is not too far from hotels. Highly recommended. Beautiful and stunning grottoes, breathtaking clear water. Would happily go back here again!!!

Thank ChinaDragon4
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is a pleasant tour taking about an hour. Make sure you keep near the front close to your guide or you might miss some of the explanations. It's a gentle stroll along walkways with regular stops for explanations of the different formations. Take a...More

2  Thank Elspeth P
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

we had hired a boat of our own, so easy to do, and stopped at the grotto for 11am tour, locked up, Italian style the guide arrived 15 m later with a tour boat. ery easy to walk, as flat, beautiful images and for 8...More

1  Thank juliebarrett1964
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

The famous Grotta del Bue Marino is divided in two parts. The southern part is the one accessible by boat, very touristic. The Northern branch of the Grotta is much less known and only accessible by foot, via a small trail starting in Cala Fuilli...More

6  Thank K K
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We'd visited the harbour the day prior and saw that most of the excursions for the Grotta only (rather than mini-cruises of the caves and other beaches etc) left around 11am. So we walked down to the harbour about 10.30am and paid €20 each for...More

1  Thank bikergirl
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Only reachable by boat you will see a beautiful active stalactite cove. One kilometer of impresive rock formations and multilingual guidance will round this excursion. No climbing boots necessary. 20€ is fair for the boat trip and entrance.

Thank huebenstein
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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
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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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