Boat Excursions and Trips - Departing Mahon harbour
Subject to weather there are half day ( Don Joan to north and south coasts) and harbour trips (Yellow Catamarans & Don Joan) taking in the historical and geographical sites of Mahon harbour. Due to the water clarity the glass bottom boats really can help you see a lot under and above the water. Trips circa 1 hour around the harbour and half day trips-see below.
Don Joan - a large modern glass bottom catamaran with 3 decks. Level 1 is submarine level in the hulls with glass panels for underwater viewing. Level 2 is the main deck with a bar selling drinks and snacks. Level 3 is the sun deck.
Half day trips along the eastern coast of Menorca departing from Mahon are also available on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9.45am and 2.30pm. Trips will go northwards to Es Grau and Isla d´en Colon ( excellent scenery) or Southwards to Binisafuller. There will be swimming stops and time to lay on a beach.
Yellow Catamarans ( 2 Boats ) - offer comentated trips around the harbour taking in the significant sights.
Check website for current times and prices. On Menorca Tickets and Information at the bottom of the stairway to harbour from Mahon old town ( Placa de Baixmer/Moll de Ponent, Mahon 07701)
Mahon Harbour Adults 12.00 € Children (3 - 12 year old) 6.00 €
An advance booking eg evening before will usually recieve a 10-20 % discount.
Departures are from Mahon harbour quay side next to La Minerva cafe restaurant which serves a good scenic expresso while you wait.
An alternative around Mahon is to use the services of the local water taxi who can provide bespoke trips to sites around the harbour eg Isla del Rey and La Mola
Ciutadella ( Old City Harbour ) Boat Excursions
Various trips south and north of Ciutadella harbour, including some sunset trips to Pont Gill (scenic sea landmark )
- Menorca Blava ( www.menorcablava.com ) full day trips to south west beaches, with swim stops (Son Saura,Es Talaier,Cala Turqueta and Macarella) and sunset trips to Pont den Gil on Saturday evenings
- Various sailboats with skipper to charter or join a group on a shared private trip ( eg OceanCat )
Cala en Bosch Harbour Boat Excursions
Menorca Holiday TipsThese trips take in more bays as they as much closer than the Ciutadella port boats so use bus or drive to Calan Bosch if you want to see more.
Subject to weather there are 2 glass bottom boats making trips taking in the southern coast line and bays with it's virgin beaches upto Trebaluger/Cala Escorxada. Usually with swimming stops ( at Cala Galdana ,Cala Trebaluger,Cala Binigaus ) and an extended stay ( circa 1-2hr mins ) at one of the bays ( Son Saura or Cala 'n Turqueta ) on route. Trips last circa 3.5 hours. First trip mornings is:10:00-13:30, second trip afternoons is: 14-17:30 note p.m itinery may be different.
Departures from Cala en Bosch marina. Both boat companies ( Amigos and Don Pancho ) travel the same route at roughly the same time for safety reasons-so pick the boat/itinery you like the best!
They might also offer a sunset trip up towards Ciutadella/ Pont den Gil as the sun sets behind Majorca's northern Mountains.
See local Information boards at Marina for current itineries, times and prices as they change
- Amigos ( www.holidaylines-menorca.com for videos and information) example prices Adults (12+) 15-18 Eur ,Children (4-12) 7-8 Eur, Under 4's are Free
- Don Pancho
Sailing excursions on mono hulled or catamarans , wind in the hair sun on the face.
Many beach resorts offer a basic kayak hire service from the beach ( approx. 12 Eur for 1 hour ). If you are looking for something a little more adventurous then take a course, guided tour as a private group or join a group on a regular tour. Or the services of a professional guide.
Kayak Service Companies
|Kayak excursions,hire,tuition and guide services||Es Grau,Cala en Porter|
|Kayak excursions,hire and guide services||Fornells|
|Kayak excursions,hire and guide services||Avd. Passeig Maritim, 41 Fornells|
|Kayak excursions,hire||Son Xoriguer,Cala en Bosch|
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Boat Charter - Motoryacht, Motorcruisers and Sailyacht
All manner of boats, small through to large luxury motor and sail yachts can be chartered with and without skippers. Joining a small skippered group can be an affordable way to experience the island from the water in style.
note if you do not posses the correct licences you will need a 'skippered charter' Note that the I.C.C , international certificate of competence, is the minimum qualification acceptable for skippers in Spanish waters.
Experience the sun in your face and wind in your hair sailing along the menorca's beautiful coast. Fully licensed operators provide various offerings, including romantic sunset trips with a glass of Cava or Champagne on deck. Menorca's coastline is stunningly beautiful from the water with hidden bays and caves you just cannot see from land.
Charter for 1/2, a few or more days. As a group this can be an affordable way to sample a totally different way to see this island.
Charter Service Companies
|Motor yachts charter||Moll de Llevant 186 Mahon Harbour, Mahon Maó 07701|
|Motor yacht charter,charter plus tuition||Sant Lluis 07710|
|Motor yacht charter||Moll de Llevant 215, Mahon Harbour 07701|
|Sail & Motor yachts,Catamaran Excursions, Fishing charters||Mahon Harbour, Mahon Maó 07701|
|Motor yacht hire||Passeig Moll 78 , Ciutadella Old harbour||www.menorcaboats.com/en/|
|Motor yacht/ Speedboat Hire and Charter||Passeig Moll 46-48 , Ciutadella Old harbour||www.menorcarentaboat.com/en|
|Large Catamaran for day and Sunset trips||Passeig Moll, Ciutadella Old harbour||www.facebook.com/oceancatt.excursionesmenorca/|
|Motorboat hire||Cala en Bosch Marina||www.barcosdealquiler.com|
|Small 15 bhp motorboats||Cala en Bosch ( Son Xoriguer Beach )|
|Small 15 bhp motorboats||Cala en Bosch Marina|
|Motorboat, short excursions to south coast beaches||Cala Galdana|
|Day trips and Charter on traditional boat||Port Addaia||classiccruisesmenorca|
|Sail yachts,day and weekly charter||Cami de ses Cases Velles 2, Pou Nou - 07710 Sant Lluis|
|Motor yacht charter||Moll de Llevant 215, Mahon harbour 07701|
|Sail yachts,day and weekly charter plus tuition||Puerto de Mahon 07701|
|Sail yachts,day and weekly charter plus excusrions|
|Motor yacht charter||Mahon Harbour, Mahon Maó 07701||www.eloisemenorca.com|
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