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From Rome: Ponza Island Day Trip with Boat Tour and Optional Snorkeling

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Embark on an incredible Ponza boat tour from Rome. Dive into the best snorkeling spots, and indulge in a delicious lunch with wine and coffee.

Highlights

  • Reach Ponza Island on a ferry from Anzio, the closest port to Rome, and embark on a 5-hour boat tour across the island, led by a tour assistant.

  • Explore hidden passages and massive rock formations at Lucia Rosa's Cove and Moon Rock Beach famous for its dramatic cliffs.

  • Savor delectable pasta paired with complementary wine or espresso, crafted by the captain and first mate, amidst pristine waters.

  • Make 4-5 stops to swim and snorkel where the waters are the bluest, and upgrade your ticket for a snorkel set with a mask.

  • Fun Fact: Famous legend has it that the crescent-shaped Moon Rock Beach glows under the light of a full moon.

Inclusions

  • 5-hour boat tour of Ponza Island

  • Round-trip transfers from central Rome

  • English-speaking tour leader

  • Italian-speaking boat captain

  • Pasta

  • Wine and Italian espresso

  • Drinking water

  • Snorkel set with mask (optional)

Exclusions

  • Round-trip fast ferry tickets from Ponza Island port (mandatory fee of 60 euros per person at the check-in)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Cruise through Ponza Island's Waters

Explore the hidden caves and beaches in Ponza Island on a day trip from Rome. Led by an English-speaking tour leader, embark on a scenic journey to Anzio, Rome’s closest port. From here, a 1.5-hour fast ferry ride takes you to the Ponza port. Take a short break to enjoy breakfast or pick snacks at your own expense before the ride begins!

Sail, swim & snorkel

As you sail on the pristine waters, witness sights like the Arco Naturale, a natural rock formation that resembles an arc, and the Guard's Lighthouse, one of the oldest lighthouses in Italy. The famous crescent-shaped Moon Rock Beach and Lucia Rosa's Cove surrounded by rocky cliffs, are sights worth looking out for! The captain will also take you to the best spots for snorkeling where it's easier to spot colorful fish, fascinating underwater rock formations, and friendly sea turtles.

Delight in a simple pasta paired with a delicate wine and Italian espresso prepared by the captain and first mate. Ponza’s bustling port, colorful shops, and cafes call for a short exploration, so step off the boat for an hour and grab a gelato or prosecco to celebrate a day well-spent.

Itinerary

  • 7am: Transfers to Anzio Port

  • 8:45am: Fast ferry transfers to Ponza Port

  • 10:15am: Arrival in Ponza Island Port

  • 11am: Ponza Island boat tour begins

  • 4pm: Return to Ponza Port + exploring the port area

  • 5:30pm: Fast ferry transfers to Anzio Port

  • 7pm: Rome center transfers

  • 8:30pm: Arrival in Rome

What to bring

  • Bring along your sunglasses, hat, and swimsuit.

  • Pack a picnic or a snack. Bringing food and drinks are allowed on this tour.

  • Carry an additional 60 EUR per person for ferry tickets from Ponza Island port.

Accessibility

  • This experience is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.

Additional information

  • Guests aged 18 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your host at Cafè du Parc.

  • Address: Piazza di Porta S. Paolo, 00153 Roma RM, Italy.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Porta S. Paolo. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses #75, #n3d and #nMB to get you there.

By Subway

  • The closest subway station is Piramide. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board subway lines #B and #B1 to get you there.

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