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What is Vigo (Spain) known for? ¡Surely for its stunning Cíes Islands! Hop aboard a 6-hour boat trip to the Cíes Islands from Vigo and discover this extraordinary archipelago, also known for its beauty as "the Islands of the Gods". This uninhabited islands are part of Galicia's Atlantic Islands National Park due to their high ecological, maritime and terrestrial value. Enjoy an authentic and privileged experience and make the most of your time in this small natural paradise.

Highlights · Boat trip to the Cíes Islands

Boat trip to the Cíes Islands
  • Visit the Cíes Islands and enjoy a unique experience on a paradise island which is part of Galicia's Atlantic Islands National Park.
  • Hike, walk and swim at your own pace in this amazing scenario embraced by the Atlantic Ocean.

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Boat Trip to Cíes Islands

What to expect?

Boat Trip to Cíes Islands

This boat trip will take you to discover the Cies Islands wonderful natural environment, with dreamy white sand beaches and crystal clear waters.

So, what's the plan?

Departure at 11 am from the Real Club Náutico de Vigo, where you will meet your skipper.

Sailing along Vigo's "ria" towards Playa de Rodas (listed by The Guardian newspaper as the best beach in the world), where you can go for a swim if you are in the mood and the weather allows.

Disembark and tour around San Martiño Island (South Island), at a beach that can only be accessed by private boat. Once anchored at the Cíes Islands, you can choose from multiple activities. Some ideas are:

  • Hiking trails. There are four main marked routes.
  • Take photos of the unique landscapes.
  • Walk on the beach, swim and and have a picnic, if you bring your own snacks.
  • There are observatories for sighting pelagic wildlife. Don't forget to bring your binoculars!
In the afternoon, return to the port and disembark at 5 pm.

Price and optionals

Boat Trip to Cíes Islands
  •   From: € 80.00 per person

Important info

Boat Trip to Cíes Islands
  •   Duration: 6 hours
  •   Effort: Active
  •   Skills required: Beginner
  •   Difficulty level: Easy
  •   Languages spoken: English, Spanish
  •   Minimum booking (n_ of participants): 4
  •   Maximum booking (n_ of participants): 8

Includes:

  • Skipper
  • Gasoil
  • Insurance
  • Permission to anchor and visit the Cíes Islands (Galicia's Atlantic Islands National Park)

It is recommended to bring: nautical shoes (or white rubber sole shoes), a swimsuit, a towel, sunglasses, sunscreen, spare clothes, long pants, jacket, hat, waterproof camera, snorkel equipment, food and drinks. In the case of dizziness, it is advised taking medical treatments (for example Biodramina C) 1 hour before setting sail. 

Conditions:

It is required a minimum group of 4 participants to carry out the activity (babies and children, count as one person). 

It is possible to arrange private tours, please contact us for price and availability.

Please kindly note that the activity is subject to changes or cancellation depending on good weather and sea conditions. If the activity is cancelled due to bad conditions, you will be offered to reschedule your booking or a refund, at your convenience.

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Sailway delivers nautical experiences in the Ria de Vigo (Galicia, Spain).
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Vigo Pontevedra Galicia (Spain)

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