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Sardinia: La Maddalena Archipelago Full-Day Trip by Boat

Sardinia: La Maddalena Archipelago Full-Day Trip by Boat

Activity provider: Elena Tour Navigazioni
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From US$ 51.13 per person

Dive into the emerald waters off Sardinia on a boat excursion through La Maddalena Archipelago! Spend an unforgettable day in one of the most beautiful parts of the Mediterranean. Swim or shop on one of the many stops.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian


  • Swim and snorkel in crystal-clear waters and sunbath in fluffy white sand
  • Enjoy a boat trip to the islands of La Maddalena, Spargi, Budelli and S. Maria
  • Discover the historical downtown of La Maddalena and taste the typical food
  • Use the Elena Tour card with lots of discounts in the traditional Sardinian shops
  • Get to know curiosities, history and nature thanks to a multilingual guide
  • Choose the newest, safest and most comfortable boats
  • Feel at ease with a friendly and kind staff onboard
Full description

Enjoy an unforgettable 7-hour boat trip to the islands of the La Maddalena Archipelago. You will visit all the most beautiful islands: Spargi, Budelli, Santa Maria and La Maddalena in a unique and informal setting. A restaurant bar service with typical Sardinian products is also available on board.

We guarantee new boats with large spaces and the highest standards of safety and comfort. A highly qualified crew, friendly and always caring of every need to offer a top experience.

Onboard you will also find a multilingual local guide (Italian, English and French). We are equipped with international quality certifications ISO 9001 and environmental ISO 14001.

Daily departures from both port of Palau and La Maddalena. Discover the historic center of La Maddalena with the church of Santa Maria Maddalena and the "Caruggi", the characteristic streets of the island. Use the Elena Tour card for your purchases in the traditional shops of the island.

Stop on the soft white sandy beaches of Cala Corsara on the island of Spargi for a swim in its crystal-clear waters. After skirting the east coast of Spargi, admire the Island of Budelli with the famous Pink Beach and swim in the natural pools from the boat and on the beach of the isle of Santa Maria.

After skirting Punta Sardegna and Porto Rafael with its small square, the boat returns to the ports of Palau and La Maddalena at 5:30 pm.  

  • Boat tour of La Maddalena Archipelago
  • Tourist tax (landing fee)
  • Live and multilingual local guide on board
  • Passenger insurance
  • Elena Tour Card with many discount coupons for shops
  • Food and drinks (optional, available to purchase on board)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Baby strollers

Know before you go

  • The boat tour may be canceled or the schedule changed if there are adverse weather conditions. Cancellations will be communicated via SMS
  • In case of a bad weather or at the National Park's direction the itinerary might be changed
  • For guests departing from Palau, check in at 9:15 AM
  • There is a lot of traffic and problems with parking in Palau. Please bring €10 for parking in the tourist port
  • In the months of May and October the boat trip take places with a minimum number of passengers (20 people)
  • It is possible to bring a packed lunch or buy food and drinks at the bar on board
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 1319 reviews

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excellent! The boat is medium in size. we were not in the busiest. the team was really great full of humor. the prices in the boat are very reasonable (the same as on land. count 3 euros for an extreme or magnum type ice cream) the pasta is cooked on site and good (and there is even extra!). in short, a very good excursion for those who would like to see the islands without being able to go there by car or stay there!

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August 15, 2021

7 hour boat tour through La Maddalena Archipelago is a very nice experience. You see some really nice beaches, a first stop at the Maddalena island city centre, and you can swim is a natural pool. All this with very nice comments from Alessio. At open sea and during 10 minutes, Alessio also play around with the sea waves to enhance the experience.

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July 23, 2021

Beautiful excursion !!! First stop for an hour in La Maddalena, then departure for the island of Spargi with a stop for a swim, a fairy tale !!! Then Budelli and pink beach seen from the ferry (no landing, nature reserve) then mantle of the Madonna and natural pools with a short diving stop, finally a beach stop on the island of Santa Maria. Excellent organization, beautiful motor ship, what a courteous crew. A fairy tale!!!

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July 9, 2021

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