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Costa Brava: Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

1. Costa Brava: Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

Meet your small group at the Sant Pol Kayaking School right by the beach. After a short introduction and safety briefing, you'll have time to get kitted out before taking to the waters. Explore secluded beaches and rocky caves by kayak, and swim and snorkel among the native marine life for 2 hours with your French-speaking guide. Encounter volcanic cliffs towering above the shimmering waters, brimming with fish, sea urchins, coral formations, and more before heading back to the main beach. Re-energized, take the opportunity to explore the rugged cliffs and the coastline at your own pace. Or, if you're feeling laid-back, relax and sunbathe on the white sand beach.

From L'Estartit: Sea-Kayaking Tour to the Medes Islands

2. From L'Estartit: Sea-Kayaking Tour to the Medes Islands

Take on an unforgettable sea kayaking adventure to the Medes Islands, one of the principal marine flora and fauna reserves in the Western Mediterranean. Paddle to unique spots only reachable by kayak and have a swim in Costa Brava’s crystal waters. Meet at the local tour partner's shop, where your guide will welcome you and give you the necessary equipment for this activity. After a safety and technical briefing, climb aboard your kayak and follow your guide to this beautiful natural reserve. Kayak across the seven islands and enjoy unique picturesque views of the whole bay while you learn about the flora and fauna of this protected area. Before heading back, cool off with a refreshing swim, and marvel at the unique marine life on the seabed. You will be accompanied by the guide at all times and assisted by a boat which will tow you in case you need it.  

From Barcelona: Costa Brava Kayaking and Snorkeling Day Trip

3. From Barcelona: Costa Brava Kayaking and Snorkeling Day Trip

Discover the Costa Brava on a day trip from Barcelona. Snorkel and Kayak in the Mediterranean. Explore caves and coves and learn about local flora and fauna. Savor a picnic in a stunning natural setting and end your experience with a refreshing drink at a bar in central Barcelona. Depart Barcelona and journey along the Costa Brava for approximately 1 hour to reach the start point of your exciting kayak and snorkel adventure. Upon arrival at the beach, get outfitted with all the necessary equipment and listen to the instructions from your guide. Explore secluded beaches and rocky caves by kayak, and swim and snorkel among the native marine life. Encounter volcanic cliffs towering above the shimmering waters, brimming with fish, sea urchins, coral formations, and more. Along the way, enjoy a picnic lunch and complimentary water, and get plenty of free time to chill out on a white sand beach. Head back into the heart of Barcelona at the end of your adventure, and enjoy a round of beer or sangria at a bar on arrival.

From Barcelona: 8-Hour Costa Brava Kayak and Snorkel Tour

4. From Barcelona: 8-Hour Costa Brava Kayak and Snorkel Tour

Try something different during your time in Barcelona and explore the wild coast of the Costa Brava by kayak. Travel by private coach from the city center to a picturesque beach. Navigate with a guide to places that are only accessible from the water. Meet your guide in Barcelona and being your kayaking adventure. Discover secret coves and small caves. Get up close to marine life and enjoy an activity that requires no previous experience. Discover a gentle and relaxing day out for all the family. Go for a dip and marvel at the rugged cliffs and coastline from a different perspective. Get the chance to jump from rocks and go for a swim in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea.  Refuel with a lunch of freshly prepared hams and cheese sandwiches on the beach. Don't worry about getting travel sports insurance as full injury insurance is included. In the unlikely event that anything should happen to you, you'll be covered.

Sant Feliu de Guíxols: Beginner's Kayaking & Snorkeling Tour

5. Sant Feliu de Guíxols: Beginner's Kayaking & Snorkeling Tour

Explore Cala dels Frares, Punta de Garbí, S'adolix, and the surrounding Costa Brava region with a beginner's kayaking and snorkeling tour. Marvel at the hidden coves as you paddle along the rugged coastline. Stop to snorkel at the remote Cala Vigatà beach and watch for native fish and wildlife. Begin your tour by meeting your guide, gathering your snorkeling and kayaking equipment, and learning essential safety techniques and how to maneuver a sit-on-top kayak. Then it's time to board your kayak and cruise south to Cala dels Frares, Punta de Garbí, and S'adolix. Explore hidden coves, marvel at the rugged cliffs, and watch for local wildlife as you float above a water wonderland. Take a break at Cala Vigatà or snorkel in the cove's clear waters before kayaking back to the beach to end the tour.

Costa Brava: Kayak and Snorkel Tour with Lunch and Beach

6. Costa Brava: Kayak and Snorkel Tour with Lunch and Beach

Meet your guide and take the private transfer to the coast by air-conditioned bus from near the Arc de Triomf in Barcelona. It’s just over an hour up the coast of Spain in our air-conditioned minibus or bus. Arrive at the kayaking base camp and meet your kayak tour guide. Change into your swimwear, get snorkeling gear and equipment, and take part in a safety briefing to learn some basic kayaking techniques. Launch off the beach and into the water to start your 3-hour kayak tour. Hear about local flora and fauna from your guide as you admire the dynamic coastline. Stop along the way to try some snorkeling and exploring coves. Savor a classic Spanish Bocadillo with chorizo for lunch along the way. Have the option to take part in a kayak race. Keep a lookout for marine life like an octopus while you snorkel. Watch swooping bats, splash your guide, and be terrified by old pirate legends. After your tour, arrive on the beach and enjoy 3 hours of free time. Cool off and spend your free time exploring. Play a game of volleyball with the public nets, go for a cocktail or tapas in a local bar, or enjoy a walk along the coastline. Take the opportunity to have a beautiful walk along the coast of the bay to different viewpoints or to pick up some souvenirs. Return to Barcelona by bus at the end of the day.

Barcelona: Tossa de Mar Kayaking, Snorkeling & Cave Day Tour

7. Barcelona: Tossa de Mar Kayaking, Snorkeling & Cave Day Tour

Discover the Costa Brava region on a full-day trip of snorkeling, kayaking, and sightseeing. Enjoy a local guide, round-trip transportation from Barcelona in a private, air-conditioned van, Mediterranean coves and caves, wildlife sightings, a traditional lunch, and a tour of Tossa de Mar's Old Town. Meet your guide in Barcelona and travel to Tossa de Mar in a private van, complete with WiFi and air conditioning. Peek out the window for spectacular vistas, including the Mediterranean Sea, Costa Brava beaches, and stunning mountain peaks, before arriving in Tossa de Mar. Get outfitted with kayaking and snorkeling equipment, review the day's agenda, and then board your kayak to cruise up the coastline. Explore hidden sea caves, marvel at the rugged cliffs, and watch for local wildlife. Take a break from kayaking to swim or snorkel in the crystal-clear water. Continue your trip with a typical Mediterranean lunch before venturing to Tossa de Mar's Old Town. Marvel at the 13th-century Villa Vella, walk to the lighthouse, and visit local shops before meeting your guide, boarding the bus, and returning to Barcelona.

Sant Feliu de Guíxols: Morning Guided Kayak Tour

8. Sant Feliu de Guíxols: Morning Guided Kayak Tour

We will carry out the activity with sea kayaks, that is, closed kayaks with bathtub covers, no previous experience is necessary to carry out the activity, the guide will show you everything you need about the kayaks. We will start the activity getting ready to go into the water, we will equip ourselves with kayak covers and wetsuits if necessary and we will take oars. Next we will make a brief introduction on the handling of the kayaks so that you can take them with the maximum guarantees. Once the explanation has been made, we will start the route with the guide, who will show you all the beauty of the route as well as its coves and hidden corners for approximately 2 hours, he will also be there to help you handle the sea kayaks if you need it. The route starts and ends at the same point, once completed we will return to the beach and we will end the experience. We will make the route to the north visiting the coves of Cala Jonca, els esculls d'en Blanc, Cala Atmetller, Cala Ventosa and finally Cap de Mort and the Bat Cave.

Costa Brava: Boat Ride and Tossa Visit with Hotel Pickup

9. Costa Brava: Boat Ride and Tossa Visit with Hotel Pickup

The professional guide will pick you up at your hotel in a private vehicle and will drive you to Costa Brava, specifically to the south of it. There you will visit its most beautiful and distinctive fishing towns surrounded by the brightest greens as well as the beautiful turquoise blue of the sea. You will first go to Lloret de Mar, where you will take a ship to the next destination. On the way, you will discover different idyllic coves hidden in the coastline. During the tour, you will be able to relax and enjoy from the different colors in the landscape, the salty marine breeze, as well as from the amazing marine life of Costa Brava, which you will observe through the submarine vision of the ship. Your next destination is Tossa de Mar, an old fishing village chosen as a summer residence by great artists and intellectuals. A visit to the castle offers a spectacular view before visiting the town and stopping for a local lunch. The guide will drive through a panoramic road with views of the sea and Costa Brava’s nature. During the route, you will stop to take some amazing photos of the coast. Arriving at Sant Feliu de Guíxols, one of the most representative villages in the area, you will take a walk through its charming streets as well as experiencing the local culture of this picturesque town.

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What people are saying about Costa Brava

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 590 reviews

The ocean was ROUGH. We had 3 instructors and they were all fantastic. Our guide was Irish but spoke proper English and was informative. The scenery was out of this world. We had to kayak past 2 beaches before being able to snorkel. I was too sea sick so I walked back to our meeting point. Took the most breathtaking photo's on the way back. Not sad for a moment not being able to kayak back to shore. One of the instructors actually pulled my friend in our dual kayak all the way back to shore. She was extremely greatful. She got out of the water like a proper female Indiana Jones.

Everything was super nice during the activity! The guides were very friendly and sympathetic. My group's guide was Guillem, who is the sweetest guy. I would totally do it again if I come back to Barcelona/Costa Brava. I'll forever remember the beautiful water of the beach and the beautiful sea creatures I saw (many colorful fish, jellyfish, sea urchins, starfish). It was totally worth it!

Great, friendly guide, made sure we were all having a good time. Picked a nice restaurant by the sea for lunch with a mostly seafood menu but alternates were available for vegetarians. At the end there was free time to walk around the old town, shop or stay on the beach

Amazing day, Tim was a fantastic guide and the day was split up so well. The activities are made super engaging while still being able to learn a lot about the history of La Costa Brava. Highly recommend that anyone in Barcelona makes this trip!!

Great guide helped us have an awesome snorkelling experience! Thanks, Pepe!