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10 BEST Palma Boat Trips for 2020 (Prices, Times & Routes)

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Palma is known to have a hive of activities in the shimmering waters of Mallorca. It boasts a spectacular range of things to do around the Balearic islands. See some of the islands’ incredibly beautiful UNESCO sites. Spend a day soaking up the Palma sun. Hop aboard a boat and set sail around Palma’s bay, stopping over for a swim or snorkel in the gem-like waters.

Enjoy the magic of what Palma de Mallorca island has to offer. These are the top boat tours to set sail on in Palma, so that you can enjoy your Spanish holiday to the fullest.

Highlights:

  • Leisurely snorkel and swim in the stunning jewel-like waters of Mallorca
  • Discover hidden coves
  • Feast on divine appetizers prepared on board


Know before you book::

  • Meet points depend on option booked
  • Tours run daily, and run in most weather
  • Bring your bathing costume and sunblock

Guests sailing in Palma

Palma is well-known for its picture-perfect gem-coloured waters in the Badia de Palma ocean against honey-hued landscapes and dazzling sands. Enjoying excursions on one of Palma’s boat tours offers a world of opportunities around Palma Bay. Drop anchor and enjoy swimming and snorkelling trips in turquoise waters, enjoy cuisine and drinks provided while basking in the sun.

Enjoy your vacation on one of the most beautiful islands in the world. A truly remarkable experience.

Palma Mallorca Boat Trips Prices 2020

The cost of the tours starts from €12 ($13 USD) to €110 ($121 USD) depending on the different tours and what they have to offer – length of trip, type of tour, etc.

Standard boat tours include appetizers, masks and snorkeling equipment, insurance, and life vests. Other tours that include buffet foods and longer trips are more expensive.

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Palma Boat Trip Times

Boat tours in Palma depart at various times during the day. Trip times depend on which tour you choose and their duration. Morning tours depart between 9:30 and 10:00 am, while afternoon tours depart at around 3:30 pm.

Monday – Friday: 9:30am – 5pm
Saturday – Sunday: 9:30am – 8pm

Best Time to Go

The best time to visit Spain and its stunning islands is around July to September, the Mediterranean sun brings hot sunny weather ideal for a stunning island getaway.

Choosing between morning or afternoon tours can be tricky regarding what you are wanting to do. Morning tours offer a day of aquatic activities such as barbeques, snorkelling, and SUP boarding, amongst others. Whereas afternoons offer fabulous cuisines and gazing at sunset views.

Palma de Mallorca Boat Tour Options

There are a variety of boat trips that Palma has to offer. When choosing what boat trip to hop on, it’s best to find one that provides a number of attractions to see and various activities to do.

Half-day tours include appetizers, snorkelling in exotic waters and idyllic beaches. Full-day trips take you to discover the island’s natural beauty, offer appetizers, and see various places along the bays of Palma. Find the best tour for you and your group below!

Half-Day Boat Trips

Boat tips in clear waters

Half-day boat tours are ideal for those looking for a fun day exploring along the island coast. These tours have a duration of 3 – 6 hours and provide fascinating views navigating Palma’s stunning waters. Guests can enjoy the weather, explore caves, snorkel, and stop at various sites around the island.

Tours offered sail around to Cala Bona, see stunning places such as the Pirates Cave, Cave of Cala Falco, Puta de n’Amer among other beautiful places. It’s an incredible opportunity to explore and have fun, while meeting other people and sunning yourself.

What we liked: The half-day tours are perfect for those that don’t want to spend an entire day exploring, and rather have a full action packed morning or afternoon.

INCLUDES:
  • Appetizers during first stop
  • Snorkelling masks
  • Life vests for adults and children

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Drinks after first stop

Enjoy your leisure time out at sea, basking in the sun or under the gazebo. Frolic in the clear waters and enjoy the local marine life and the large range of biodiversity the Mallorcan coast has to offer. These half-day tours drop anchor at some remarkable sites to see.

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Catamaran Sailing Tour

Guests enjoying a sailing tour in Palma

A sailing tour around Palma de Mallorca offers a complete adventure-packed day, filled with sightseeing around Mallorca, and relaxing leisure time. Uncover Mallorca’s landscapes from the bay, dip into the ocean, and spot Palmas magical marine life down below.

Spend a day setting sail on a uniquely designed catamaran for 5 hours. Relax on-board, enjoy the views and take a few dips in the ocean at your leisure. Tours sail to majestic caves at either Illetas or La Cueva Verde.

Guests can enjoy the equipment available, namely: snorkelling, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding. It’s a whole adventure tour, more than just a boat trip.

What we liked: A sailing tour around Palma de Mallorca island combines adventure activities and luxury exploration around the islands. Such a beautiful tour!

INCLUDES:
  • Masks and snorkels
  • Kayaks
  • Buffet-style lunch
  • Life vests for adults and children

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel pickup
  • Drinks after first stop

Enjoy a sailing tour along Palma Bay, feel the wind in your hair as you set sails on your excursion. A great way to discover the coastline along this pristine landscape.

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All-Inclusive Daytime Boat Party

People on a party Boat day tour

The daytime boat party on the island is the ultimate adventure tour for those who enjoy the social scene. Get the trump card with the open bar during your 4-hour boat trip. Swim in the clear waters, enjoy the mixed tunes from a professional DJ on the dance floor and take part in a buffet-style lunch.

The daytime boat party tour is the perfect way to make the most out of your stay. Start your tour at Barca Samba and enjoy the amazing scenery of Palma Bay. When your feet feel the burn, take a dip into the crystal-clear waters.

What we liked: The daytime boat party tour offers a top-class party in the Mallorca sea. A great way to spend the day enjoying the festivities on your vacation.

INCLUDES:
  • Open Bar
  • Professional DJ and photographer
  • buffet-style lunch

EXCLUDES:
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Towel
  • Sunscreenl

Enjoy a buffet-style lunch on board, swim amongst your new-found friends, enjoy the refreshing sangrias and free beers. For sports lovers who are not engaged in dancing, there is a satellite TV open for anyone not wanting to miss a match.

It is recommended that you bring a towel, swimsuit and sunscreen – and dancing shoes.

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8.3Expert Score
Taking a boat trip in Palma is the best way to uncover the gorgeous beaches, coves and caves around Mallorca. This is a brilliant experience to see Palma city from another viewpoint, enjoying aquatic sports and its awe-inspiring waters.
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PROS
  • Meals included
  • Equipment included
  • Instructors are offered in English, Spanish
  • Many Options
CONS
  • Pickup not provided
  • Unless private, minimum group size must be reached for tour to depart

Specification: 10 BEST Palma Boat Trips for 2020 (Prices, Times & Routes)

Accessible

Wheelchair accessible

Duration

3-6 hours

Includes

Food and drinks, equipment (snorkelling, masks, and life vests)

Excludes

Gratuities

Meals & Drinks

Meals provided

Pickup

Not Provided

Suitable For

Couples, Healthy persons, Groups with Children

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  1. Climber41508869092

    Excellent day trip. Staff were lovely, lunch was good. Transport/pick up was smooth as was communication. Highly recommend.

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  2. 82PaddyZ

    Thanks very much for this wonderful day. Everyone who is looking for a trip away from a massive tourism should book this tour. Amazing ! Thanks and see you next year..

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  3. cloidgreen

    Amazing experience with around a beautiful island. Captain Tony spoke perfect English and showed us all sorts of amazing coastline. The meal was delicious. Absolute highlight of our trip!!

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  4. ryanking487

    This was an unbelievable experience! We had the chance to relax on the boat, explore caves, and go snorkeling! It is a must-do for anyone visiting Palma!

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  6. Anonymous – United Kingdom

    It was a pleasant experience. On time

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  7. Jason – United Kingdom

    Me and the wife had a fantastic time. The group size was larger than expected,this initially raised concern due to people vying for the best sunbathing positions on the front of the boat. Thankfully the mixed age group seemed to respect everyone's wishes and no issues were had. Staff were friendly but there could have been more information regarding some of the sights we saw. Other than that the food was excellent and plenty of drink available. Toilets were in good service too. All in all I would highly recommend it

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  8. Alena – Sweden

    Meeting point was easy to find, good and smooth organisation of the trip, we were 84 passangers (the catamaran capacity was 130) – had it been more people onboard, it could feel a bit crowded, the crew kept tight control of the ship and all the passangers, it felt very safe, enough time to swim and eat, all in all great experience worth every penny.

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  9. Zachary – Germany

    the lunch was great for the price and snorkeling is always a great time. pro tip… they offer rentals for snorkels at the same price as buying one that is all around better and let's you breathe easier. even if you are just going to throw it away, just buy the snorkel

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  10. Laurie – United States

    Wonderful cruise, a few surprises We had a great time on this cruise with our family (including 3 kids). A few things were not exactly as expected. There were 2 stand up paddle boards and 1 kayak for the entire group, so use was limited and not available to all. They were very specific about only serving the free wine only while the dinner was being served and were very stingy with this. Some they sold drinks and wine for purchase during the majority of the cruise, this seemed to be where they were trying to make extra money.

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