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Cabo de Gata Natural Park: Guided Snorkeling Tour

1. Cabo de Gata Natural Park: Guided Snorkeling Tour

Meet your instructor 100 meters from where you will be entering the water. Listen to a safety briefing and then receive your mask, snorkel, fins, and wetsuit. Before entering the water, you will listen to an introduction about the natural environment of the area. Hear about the history of the area, its volcanic origin, and the biodiversity you will encounter while snorkeling. Once you have learned how to use the equipment correctly, the guide will accompany you on an itinerary designed to observe the three types of marine ecosystems existing in the Cabo de Gata Natural Park. First, explore one of the best-preserved Posidonia meadows in the entire Mediterranean, which shelters hundreds of different species. Next, explore underwater caves, and narrow gaps in the rock that you can swim through. These formations are thanks to the recent volcanic activity of the area. Then continue to the third distinct area. Since underwater fishing is prohibited in this environment, most of the fish will not be frightened by your presence, so you can observe them up close. The guide will be watching out at all times for the safety of the group, warning you of any possible dangers and ensuring you feel safe and comfortable. When your guided snorkeling experience is over, swim back to the original meeting point to return your equipment.

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Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 13 reviews

As a snorkelling novice ( I’ve only done it twice before) this was an ideal activity. I felt very comfortable following our guide and it was easy to see him at all times. He showed us lots of different areas and did a great explanation of the creatures we might see before venturing out into the bay.

Our guide was experienced, knew his way around and informed us well about the sea creatures before the tour. We saw great fish, starfish, among other things.

Reuben was A wonderful, friendly & knowledgeable guy. Very watchful & concerned for his clients. Great snorkeling experience!

Fantastic experience in contact with marine fauna. Very nice and prepared instructor. Highly recommended

Bit difficult to find but beautiful snorkeling and super nice guides. Top!