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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
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Via Faro | Porticciolo Turistico, 91010, San Vito lo Capo, Sicily, Italy
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All reviews first stop zingaro reserve boat trip wonderful morning local snacks great hosts swimming stops relaxing trip highlight of our trip riserva dello zingaro comfortable boat light lunch snorkeling gear life jackets caponata lovely cruise great trip
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First of all Susan and Mauro were excellent hosts. We sat in the front of the boat and had more interactions with Susan than Mauro so if I mention her more that is the only reason. Susan spoke English and was very knowledgeable and passionate...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank macsndy
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Susan and Mauro were exceptional hosts providing a wealth of information and detail as we cruised the Zingaro reserve well ahead of most other tour boats - a significant plus !. The swimming stops were sensational including the underwater entrance cave. The weather prevented us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bruce L
HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you very much Bruce for your review. We hope to see both of you in the future.

Reviewed 18 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lia R
Reviewed 16 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

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

Reviewed 1 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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!

Date of experience: July 2018
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HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Tank you very much Anna for yours review

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Rachel L
4 November 2018|
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Response from HippocampusSanVito | Property representative |
Hello Rachel This is Mauro responsible of Hippocampus, Unfortunately is not easy because there are just a couple of buses for the all day and at strange time, at the moment,they are talking to increase the number of buses... More
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Michele A
19 September 2016|
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The tour is about 4 Hours long and the Price is 30 euro per persons
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Joan C
17 March 2016|
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The boat tour starts from San Vito lo Capo marina. Regards
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