We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Unmissable experience!

This was my second time in the boat with Mauro and Susan - I just had to go back as it was that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lia R
via mobile
Absolutely wonderful morning

As Americans visiting San Vito we felt extremely out of place, sometimes uncomfortably so. That... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
truthfultravels
,
Washington
via mobile
Read all 549 reviews
249
All photos (249)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“first stop”(5 reviews)
“boat trip”(8 reviews)
About
We are happy to welcome you to one of the most beautiful seaside resorts in Italy. This area offers the authentic colours and fragrances of the Mediterranean and we hope you will choose to enjoy and admire some of the most beautiful spots along the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Via Faro | Porticciolo Turistico, 91010, San Vito lo Capo, Sicily, Italy
Website
+39 338 612 5140
Call
Reviews (549)
Filter reviews
65 results
Traveller rating
64
1
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
64
1
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfirst stopboat tripwonderful morningzingaro nature reservegreat hostsrelaxing triphighlight of our triplocal snacksriserva dello zingarocomfortable boatsnorkeling gearlocal historyprivate excursionswimming stopslife jacketslovely cruisegreat captain
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 65 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time in the boat with Mauro and Susan - I just had to go back as it was that fabulous! Both times we went for a morning tour to Scopello, complete with great information in both English and Italian and delicious...More

Thank Lia R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As Americans visiting San Vito we felt extremely out of place, sometimes uncomfortably so. That changed when we were greeted by Susan and Mauro for our morning boat and snorkeling adventure. From the moment we stepped aboard, Susan went out of her way to make...More

Thank truthfultravels
HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review, and We hope to see again on Hippocampus.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely excursion with Susan and Mauro this morning. Taking in the beautiful scenery of San Vito, the Zingaro reserve and Scopello with two stops along the way for swimming in the crystal clear waters. Snorkel gear and water aids were provided for...More

Thank DanielB1374
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We first booked the trip and were told that conditions were not god that day, and it was cancelled. Whilst we were upset, we realised that this was in our interests. Other trips were going out and returning with people looking decidedly green! I think...More

Thank venuspencil
HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you very much for yours comments. Normally people pay at the end of their trip for This reason If We decide to come back whitout complete the trip our policy Is that is not right to take money from them. Anyway We hope to...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our trip immensely. Susan and Mauro were terrific hosts and provided really interesting information about the history and features of the beautiful area. It's so lovely to sail along on the sunshine and we had two stops for swimming and snorkeling, including into...More

Thank little_kate87
HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you very much We hope to have you again on board of Hippocampus.

Reviewed 22 July 2018

The view to the coast is unbeatable - such a beautiful landscape! Susan and Mauro let everyone feel very welcome and comfortable. Good information about the nature, the culture and the history of the area we pass. Two stops with the possibility to swim and...More

Thank Bo S
HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you very much for yours lovely review. Hope to see again on Hippocampus.

Reviewed 11 July 2018

We were blown away by Susan and Mauro and the Hippocampus boat tour!! We took our teenage daughter and our toddler and it was the highlight of our stay in San Vito for us all! After reading the reviews we did have high expectations but...More

1  Thank HarrietJones82
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Our family took a private boat tour with Susan and Mauro. We had an amazing time from beginning to end. Highly recommend!

Thank Anna P
HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Tank you very much Anna for yours review

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We were four people booking only a day ahead and we were very welcome on the boat with 8 other. We had a great day with amazing views, good snorkeling, very nice food and even better wine. We loved the couple that had the trip...More

Thank hannauddenberg
HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you very much for yours review and to have choosen Hippocampus. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 8 May 2018

We had a great experience with Mauro and Susan. The excursion has breathtaking viewes, and the stops in the "calette" were amazing. They take only small groups, so the service was attentive and "personal". Highly recommend this excursion when visiting San Vito

Thank Oliver Z
HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank very much.

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,224 hotels in Sicily
Hotel Ristorante Mediterraneo Faro
141 reviews
.23 km away
Residence del Limone
30 reviews
.25 km away
Hotel Capo San Vito
369 reviews
.29 km away
Hotel / Villaggio Cala Mancina
463 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 16,231 restaurants in Sicily
Buena Vida Siciliana
279 reviews
.26 km away
Le crepes di Stefano
745 reviews
.26 km away
Eighteen Hours
336 reviews
.22 km away
La Zagara
394 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 6,839 attractions in Sicily
Spiaggia di Macari
1,440 reviews
.32 km away
Mannarao
7 reviews
.27 km away
Santuario Di San Vito
326 reviews
.41 km away
Cous Cous Fest
724 reviews
.42 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Michele A
19 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from HippocampusSanVito | Property representative |
The tour is about 4 Hours long and the Price is 30 euro per persons
1
Vote
Google Translation
Joan C
18 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from HippocampusSanVito | Property representative |
The boat tour starts from San Vito lo Capo marina. Regards
0
Votes
Google Translation