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Hippocampus Sea Services

Via Faro | Porticciolo Turistico, 91010, San Vito lo Capo, Sicily, Italy
+39 338 612 5140
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Genuinely the nicest people - amazing excursion

We first booked the trip and were told that conditions were not god that day, and it was cancelled... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
venuspencil
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London
Amazing boat trip - highly recommend

We enjoyed our trip immensely. Susan and Mauro were terrific hosts and provided really interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
little_kate87
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Australia
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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 coast on our boat.Our excursions go to the splendid bays of the Zingaro Reserve and the “ faraglioni” of Scopello, or the Monte Cofano Reserve and the splendid coves in the Golfo di Macari.The boat can carry up Benvenuti a San Vito Lo Capo da Hippocampus Sea Services.to 12 passengers and during the excursions at least two stops of about 45 minutes are made so you can enjoy a swim in the marvellous crystal-clear waters or just relax and try some of the delicious local products
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank little_kate87
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HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much We hope to have you again on board of Hippocampus.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Bo S
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HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for yours lovely review. Hope to see again on Hippocampus.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 6 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!

Thank Anna P
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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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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We were four people booking only a day ahead and we were very welcome on the boat with 8 other. We had a great day with amazing views, good snorkeling, very nice food and even better wine. We loved the couple that had the trip...More

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HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you very much for yours review and to have choosen Hippocampus. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We had a great experience with Mauro and Susan. The excursion has breathtaking viewes, and the stops in the "calette" were amazing. They take only small groups, so the service was attentive and "personal". Highly recommend this excursion when visiting San Vito

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HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank very much.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This was an awesome experience. Host is very nice and speaks good English. He told us few words about important places we were passing by. Boat is clean and comfortable, there is plenty of space. You get coffee and sweets on first stop and then...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a brilliant - and very good value - boat excursion from San Vito Lo Capo, down the coast of the Zingaro nature reserve to Scopello. From the very first telephone contact with Susan (who was very helpful) everything was easy and well organised...More

1  Thank jmsOxford
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HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you very much for your review.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We are a group of 8 friends & booked the boat for a day. Susan & Mauro were great hosts , we had a great day from beginning to end! They are very knowledgable about the area we had plenty of stops for swimming &...More

Thank natasha m
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HippocampusSanVito, Proprietario at Hippocampus Sea Services, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you very much Natasha for your comments but with a so nice group as yours for us it was very easy to handle it. We hope to see again!!!!

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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
18 March 2016|
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The boat tour starts from San Vito lo Capo marina. Regards
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