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From San José: Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park Boat Tour

1. From San José: Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park Boat Tour

Immerse yourself in well-conserved nature at Cabo de Gata Natural Park in Andalucia. First, set out on a zodiac from San José and take in the impressive views of the bay from the boat. Then, sail around the most beautiful virgin beaches in the natural park. Continue on to discover key movie locations dotted along the coastline. You will also have the chance to stop for a swim in a special spot. Between sights, discover the history of the area and learn how the local volcanos, reefs, and lava tongues have shaped the biosphere. After your scenic cruise, head back to San José.

Cabo de Gata Natural Park: Guided Snorkeling Tour

2. 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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What people are saying about San José, Cabo de Gata

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 40 reviews

Wonderful experience along the coast of San Jose, professionalism on the part of Jorge, our monitor who explains each of the details of the natural park, without a doubt we will repeat.

Punctuality, security, knowledge and explanation by the guide. We had to delay the departure for a few days due to the wind and there was flexibility and good service at all times.

Highly recommended route, we discovered corners that if not, you cannot see them, Jorge our captain an excellent boy and he explained everything to us great. A 10! Throughout

Magnificent walk along the coast, where in addition to appreciating the beauty of it, we received phenomenal attention from the guide. Totally recommendable.

Very good guide. A pleasant walk knowing the history of the park and learning. Highly recommended.