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Sea kayaking and snorkeling in a Marine Reserve

Natural beauty paddling across the North Marine Reserve in Menorca

Description:

The activity will be placed in our center in Menorca (Balearic Islands)  it will be consisting in a 3-4 hours  activity combining sea kayaking and a guided session of snorkeling in one of the richest places in marine diversity of the Island.

The day starts at the PaddleinSpain Centre Group - this center is located in Fornells. This excursion is recommended to have a first experience with the kayak. It is an easy trip, perfect for groups and all those people who want to try the kayak for the first time in an easy way.

The Marine Reserve - on the north coast of Menorca is one of the last unspoilt area in the Mediterranean Sea. June 1999 with the intention of protecting these water the "North of Menorca Marine Reserve" was established by orde of the Balearic Goverment.  The protected area comprises of some 20 miles of coastline between Cabo Gros and PUnta d'Es Murté at the mouth of Fornells Bay.

You will meet your instructor, receive your equipment, for this activity we can use a sit on top kayak, very stable and easy to manage. Or for those that already have experience paddling, we have available also expedition sea kayaks.

We will be getting change, we will do some warm-up exercises, get an explanation of kayak paddling technique, briefing on safety and getting ready to enjoying the environment. Your instructor will be accompanying you all the time on board.

We will paddle through the open sea ahead to the Reserve Marine where we will reach Sa illa Petita and Cala Tirant. Once there we will start to snorkel in two diferent points of the reserve.

We will discover the most representative fauna and flora of the area an enjoy of a landscape of crystalline waters and great beauty. We will paddle back to the beach of Fornells and we will be finishing with some stretching exercises.

Restrictions:

  • Minimum age: 12 years 
  • Juniors must be accompanied of an adult
  • All participants must know how to swim
  • Before your booking, please inform to the centre if you are exceptionally tall or overweight, or if you have any medical conditions, disabilities which affect your ability to partake in the activity
Price
45.00
€/person

Place: Balearic Islands >> Menorca

Duration: 3-4hrs (6km /3,7 miles distance)

Level:Beginner

Schedule:

This activity is available from May to 15th  October

Mornings from 10am to 2pm and Afternoons from 3.30pm to 7.30pm.

Let us know your preferences. Your schedule will be confirmed under request

Required people: 2pax - groups can be handled

It's included:

  • All the equipment required for the activity ( life vest,sit-on-top-kayak or sea kayak, paddle,..)
  • Entitled instructor
  • insurances

It's not included:

  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Your own transport to get to the facilities
  • Cap and Sun's lotion
  • Spare clothes
  • Dive boots or shoes that can be wet
  • Snack or some beverage 

Important know how to swim for this activity.

How to get there?

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