Ischia Island Cruises & boat tours

Our most recommended Ischia Island Cruises & boat tours

From Sorrento: Ischia and Procida Boat Tour

1. From Sorrento: Ischia and Procida Boat Tour

Take a full-day trip by boat to the "Green Island" of Ischia, and Procida, the 2022 Italian Capital of Culture. Relax under the sun, dive from the boat and snorkel in the clear waters, and enjoy free time on both islands. Get picked up from a central meeting point in Sorrento and transferred to the port of Piano di Sorrento, and the journey to Ischia. Once there, take a tour including swimming and snorkeling at the Green Cave, and seeing Aragonese Castle. Enjoy 3 to 4 hours of free time to explore the island on your own, before continuing towards Procida. See sights like Vivara; Terra Murata, and Marina di Corricella, and make a swimming stop at one of the many bays along the coast. After 1 to 2 hours of free time, leave Procida and return to Sorrento while enjoying some limoncello tasting. Upon return to the port of Piano di Sorrento, the driver will take you back to the meeting point.

From Naples: Blue Grotto and Capri Trip

2. From Naples: Blue Grotto and Capri Trip

Meet in Naples for the ferry before landing in Capri and visiting Grotto Azzurra, commonly referred to as the Blue Grotto. The Blue Grotto is open all year round, weather permitting, but if the seas are rough it may close. Every morning skippers arrive at the grotto to check if it is safe to enter. You’ll drive by private bus along the unique Mamma Mia Road, enjoying the fantastic views. When we reach the Blue Grotto, we will transfer to a row boat and head inside. The duration of the visit is about 5 minutes. Then, transfer back to the bus and head to Anacapri village, where during your free time you can take the chairlift to reach the top of Monte Solaro, with stunning views of the Gulf of Naples and the islands of Ischia and Procida. You can also explore some of the historical relics in the village. Then, we will drive to the Piazzetta in Capri's Center. This is the heart of the island, where tourists and locals come to see and be seen. You can walk along the narrow streets filled with designer shops and iconic hotels, and see Faraglioni Rock from the lovely Augustus Garden. Take some free time to enjoy the area, before the ferry back to Naples.

From Sorrento: Full-Day Procida and Ischia Boat Trip

3. From Sorrento: Full-Day Procida and Ischia Boat Trip

This full-day boat trip to Procida and Ischia begins with a pickup from the meeting point to the port of Piano di Sorrento. Aboard your boat and depart for Procida. Along the way have some sightseeing and admire the volcanic islet of Nisida, the distant Phlegraean Fields, and Cape Miseno from a distance. Arrive to Procida and spend an hour or two on the island.  After spending time on Procida, head back to your boat and leave for Ischia. Take a cruise around the island and take in the views of the Aragonese Castle, Maronti Beach, the Cavascura spa, and the Bay of Sorgeto. Dock your boat and spend an hour or two touring the island.  On the way back to Sorrento enjoy a limoncello tasting. Arrive at Piano di Sorrento and transfer to the meeting point in Sorrento.

Ischia: Island Boat Tour with Neapolitan Lunch & Snorkeling

4. Ischia: Island Boat Tour with Neapolitan Lunch & Snorkeling

During the tour we will circumnavigate the whole island of Ischia. You can admire all the hidden beauties that only the sea can show...you will not wait to dive into the waters of Ischia! There will be about 4/5 stops for swimming, masks and life jackets are available for those who request it. After the first stop, delicious bruschetta with Ischitan tomatoes and a good house wine will make you company to discover all the surprises that will come. You will observe from the splendid "Soccorso Church" to the "Mushroom di Lacco Ameno", from the "Castello Aragonese" to the "Elephant Rock " from the "Green Grotto" to the beautiful "Sant'Angelo" . You will observe the island of Capri, Sorrento, Vesuvius, Procida in the distance. At lunchtime, your palate will be delighted by a typical lunch of Neapolitan cuisine with mini-choreographies to make everything more fantastic. Before returning, fruit and dessert to end the day. What do you think, do we dive?

From Sorrento: Ischia and Procida Boat Tour with Snorkeling

5. From Sorrento: Ischia and Procida Boat Tour with Snorkeling

Hop aboard a boat from Sorrento and explore the two green islands of Ischia and Procida, both of volcanic origins. Be amazed by the incredible vegetation and crystal clear waters where you can take a refreshing dip. Cruise to your first stop at Procida, dock in the main harbor, and set off to enjoy some free time. Back on board, continue the navigation coast to coast until you reach La Corricella to cool off for a swim and snorkel in the blue sea. Continue to Ischia where you can already admire the Aragonese Castle and Maronti beach from the sea. Once you arrive in Sant'Angelo, disembark to visit Ischia and its most popular places such as the garden of Mortella and the Aragonese Castle.

From Naples: Private Boat Tour to Capri and Positano

6. From Naples: Private Boat Tour to Capri and Positano

Embark on a day all about you and explore the highlights of Capri and Positano from the comfort of a private boat with a local captain. You will begin in the morning (time can possibly be customized for your convenience) from Mergellina Port and cruise across the bay of Naples towards Capri. Get your camera ready because you will have unrivaled views of the active volcano Mount Vesuvius behind you, the thermal Island of Ischia to your right, the Sorrento coastline to your left and the island of Capri directly in front of you.  Once you arrive in Capri the captain will show you all of the not-to-be-missed sites such as the Blue Grotto, the White Grotto, the Green Grotto, the Coral Grotto, Faraglioni Rock Formations, Marina Piccola, the natural arc, and much, much more. Enjoy a cool swim off the boat if you would like, or simply take in the views from the comfort of the cushioned sundeck or shaded seating on board. Whatever you choose you will not be disappointed with Capri's natural wonders. After touring the highlights of Capri from the sea, the captain will cruise toward the fishing village of Nerano in the Gulf of Salerno. Nerano is home to the original pasta and zucchini dish and this is a great place to stop around lunchtime to experience the local cuisine. Continue over to Li Galli private islands (which some have dubbed "Dolphin Island", due to it's unique aerial dolphin shape.) This is one of the most important sites dating back to when Ulysses heard a song of the sirens as he sailed through. Li Galli islands also have an underwater nature preserve and is favorite place to stop for a swim.  Your last stop is Positano where you can enjoy some free time to explore this jet-set village. Browse the boutiques, ice-cream shops and local artisan studios. There is so much to see in this wonderful little village that has become famous throughout the world. At the end of the day you will be dropped back off in Naples unless you choose to end your Tour in Positano. This is a day that is not to be missed.

From Sorrento: Ischia and Procida Boat Tour

7. From Sorrento: Ischia and Procida Boat Tour

Embark on a scenic cruise in the Gulf of Naples and spend some free time seeing the famous attractions in Ischia and Procida. Relax, bring your bathing suit and your camera to fully enjoy every moment. Disembark in the port of Ischia and enjoy free time to visit the major attractions. See the Aragonese Castle, Sant'Angelo, the Gardens of Mortella among others. Take a dip in the waters off of the most famous beaches of Ischia, such as Maronti, Citara, and San Montano. Continue towards Procida, the smaller island with a fascinating harbor. Enjoy the return with stunning views of the Gulf of Naples, Vesuvius, and the islands that form the backdrop to one of the most beautiful views of the Mediterranean Sea. The departure is possible only with a minimum number of 6 passengers

From Sorrento: Ischia Boat Tour

8. From Sorrento: Ischia Boat Tour

Pick-up in Sorrento in the morning around 9:30am. The volcanic island of Ischia (dubbed the island of eternal youth) is full of beautiful spa and resort towns, vineyards and picture perfect views. It is the ideal combination of a Mediterranean paradise where beaches meet mountains and where relaxation and well-being are simply a way of life. Spend the day exploring the island and stop to swim in the various bays and lagoons. Each excursion is customized based on what your group would like to do. The Italian Ministry of Health publishes a document informing of the specific volcanic muds that are suitable to treat different ailments and you will spend the day between land and sea on Ischia and head back in the late afternoon.  One of the best parts about chartering a boat is that the captain is a local of the area. Ask him about the coastline and he will be more than happy to give you a bit of information about what you are seeing as well as insider tips regarding the best things to do and see.   

Sorrento: Private Boat Tour of Capri, Ischia, and Procida

9. Sorrento: Private Boat Tour of Capri, Ischia, and Procida

Embark from Sorrento on an adventure to the stunning islands of Capri, Ischia, and Procida. Stop to swim or snorkel in the blue Mediterranean waters. Explore with some free time on one of the islands. Meet your skipper in Sorrento and hop aboard. Start by heading to Capri. Admire the high cliffs and coastline as you make your way to the caves. See the White Green, and Blue grottos. Next, head to Ischia to snap pictures of the Aragonese Castle, Sant'Angelo, and the vibrant Gardens of Mortella. Take a dip in the crystal waters at Maronti, Citara, or San Montano. Continue to Procida to see the colorful Corricella harbor. Admire the natural wonder of Chiaiolella beach, and sail past Sant' Eco.

Boat Excursion from Naples to Ischia

10. Boat Excursion from Naples to Ischia

The island of Ischia is easily accessible from Naples, particularly if you have a private boat at your disposal! Explore the Bay of Naples and the island from the comfort of your own private boat or yacht with a local captain on this 6-hour excursion. The boats are equipped with a cabin, bathroom, cushioned sundecks, and shaded seating, as well as other amenities. You’ll embark from Naples and cruise to the volcanic island of Ischia, known for its flora and fauna and thermal hot springs. The captain will circumnavigate the island, stopping at inlets and beautiful bays so you can enjoy a swim. Spend some free time in a village of your choice and then head back to the boat in port when you’re ready to continue on to your next destination. Anchor in the bay where Ischia’s thermal hot springs flow into the Mediterranean. Swim and soak in the natural baths of various temperatures and enjoy a scrub with the mineral-rich muds.

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The excursion with Alcione Boat was one of the most beautiful experiences ever made! The tour of the island of Ischia by sea is accompanied by a very friendly team, attentive to the needs of all customers and always cheerful and friendly! They make you feel immediately as if you were at home, the feeling is that of not having just met but like having known each other for years, managing to unite all the passengers in one large group. Fun and feeling good all together is accompanied by delicious food, and a lot too !! In addition, the opportunity to admire the beauties of the island are also made various stops to be able to dive and immerse yourself in these wonderful waters. In summary, it is an excursion, an unforgettable experience, I highly recommend it to everyone and I can't wait to be able to relive it!

Great tour! Amazing people, lots of fun. Definitely a must if you go to Ischia, best way to experience the color of the beautiful beaches of the island. The crew prepare on board one of the most amazing food ever tasted, follow by lots of wine, Prosecco and music… Fantastico!

i have been in many places in the world but these guys made the trip so special they are a joy they are not pushy and give great tips and make sure you will never forget capri

Very good service, very kind and professional crew. Perfect on-board service Very pleasant day at sea. Visit to Procida a little too short.

Awesome boat tour around both islands with a little bit of time on each to explore, see some key sights and get a bite to eat