8 days Cruise among the Volcanoes:

discovering the treasures of the Aeolian Islands in a group of max 14 people

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8 days Cruise among the Volcanoes:

discovering the treasures of the Aeolian Islands in a group of max 14 people

The love for the sea and a deep passion for sailing have resulted in a dynamic reality led by a team of young professionals. Thanks to the experience gained in nautical tourism during the recent years and to the great love for the sea, the Gulets of the Sea Charter aims at meeting customers’ needs, by offering heterogeneous services with a common underlying element: the Gulet. The crew knows how to make comfortable at the best your sea holiday. We have selected the best vessels, fitted out with every comfort and the most modern equipment. We also offer tailor-made services specifically conceived for companies (incentives, team building activities and prize trips), flotillas, cabin or group boarding (families or friends), honeymoons, etc.. Quality, reliability and comfort of the Gulets, high professionalism of the Skippers, friendliness of the staff, and the enchanting settings of the cruises…are just some of the requirements necessary for the sailing holiday of your dreams.

Itinerary

Day1) Saturday: Boarding after 17.00 in Milazzo, welcome drink and the allocation of cabins. Free visit of Milazzo. Briefing of the crew and the commander on the travel and safety rules relating to the cruise dinner on board. Overnight.

Day2) Breakfast and departure from Milazzo to Stromboli arrival in the late morning. Excursion on the island: from a distance you can see this volcano located in the midst of the almost perfect. From the port you climb the narrow streets of the Village to the entrance of the “Office of the guides’ starting point for climbing the volcano. The route follows the coast and then climbs regularly becoming steeper to the top. From the trails of fire offer an extraordinary view. After observing the show for about 1 hour to make their way back to the boat (2 hours). The tour lasts about 6 hours and is not particularly difficult and is accessible to all (8-kilometer, altitude 800 meters). During the trip, if you want you can ask your carer or to make a stop at the Sciara del Fuoco, where you can observe the activity of the volcano and a picnic. Alternatively you can make a boat tour of the island’s north coast to watch the eruptions of the volcano. Dinner on board while sailing to the island of Panarea (2 hours). It ‘s very rare to spend the night in Stromboli, since the depths are very deep and it is difficult to allow the anchor The captain will make the decision in relation to weather conditions.

Day3) Breakfast on board and embark on an unfrequented route (4 hours) to the top of the island Panarea offers a magnificent view (421 meters, “Timpone del Corvo”). Picnic and down the small port of San Pietro. Back on board the beautiful coastal road with its typical white houses with blue shutters. Swim in the clear waters of Cala Junco, located at the foot of a prehistoric village. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day4) Breakfast and sail to Lisca Nera, Basiluzzo Datillo and, oddly shaped islands deserts evidence of a cataclysmic earthquake, you can watch the submarine fumaroles. Continue sailing to the island of Salina. Reach the island you visit the village of Santa Marina, from where a bus will take us to the center of the island between the two volcanoes: Mount of Por-Monte Fossa and ferns. From the small church of Valdidchiesa, proceeding in an uphill climb to the top of the pit (3 hours). From there you can see a wonderful view of all the islands. Descent along a path shaded lot (6-7 hours of walking + altitude 960 meters). Dinner and overnight on board.

Day5) Breakfast. Departure for the tour of the island of Salina, where he planned to stop for a swim at Pollara. Check out after the bath to the island of Lipari, arriving around 12 noon. Lunch and afternoon at leisure to explore the town and its archaeological museum and volcanology. Late afternoon departure for the island of Vulcano, a few miles from Lipari. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day6) Breakfast on board and departure for the excursion to the Fossa crater climb to the top of the crater, with the discovery of sulphurise active fumarole. Tour of the main crater and return to the village (3 hours of travel, altitude 400 meters). Afternoon free to visit the village and bathing in hot springs. Dinner and overnight on board

Day7) Breakfast around the island with a stop bath and the pool and visit the grotto of Venus sea horse. Sailing along the coast west of Vulcan and a bathroom with a stop at the small Mulberry Harbour. After lunch departure to Milazzo arriving late afternoon. Dinner on board and free evening in Milazzo.

Day 8) After breakfast departure. End of our services

NOTE: The itinerary may vary dependent according to weather and sea conditions at the time of the cruise. To ensure the safety of the boat, crew and guests, it is at Captain’s sole discretion to make changes to the itinerary, as well as to make any decision and assessment on routes and navigation.

Hightlights and Technical Information
Highlights

The advantages of a Gulet cruise are:

  • contact with the sea;
  • absolute simplicity in reaching the place of your holiday
  • Possibility of visiting many islands and many places of the sea without having to set up expensive and inconvenient trips from the place where you stay in a different island.
  • The Gulet cruise is cheap, because it allows to quantify the 90% of what you’ll spend in a week, without the risk of having to program all the expenses for an holiday on an island (the scooter rental, drinks during the day, aperitifs, small boats rent, lunches and dinners, any bathing facilities, etc.).
  • For who does not know, a Gulet is a a beautiful wooden sailing ship with large and comfortable spaces for both couples and families, and each cabin has a bathroom, shower and air conditioning …
Technical information:

Gulet Information : 25 meter long, wooden sailing boat, built with the most modern techniques and boasting a traditional design;  4 crew; 7 ensuite cabins for max 14 guests; an external shower, inside table, outdoor table, stereo with radio, CD player, TV, VHS, DVD, air conditioner, battery charger, heating.

Payment : deposit of A$1000 per person within 7 days of confirmation and balance 60 days before departing from Australia

Dates, Inclusions, Cost , Supplements

Price per person in AUD$ ( departure every Saturday from 19 May to 13 October)

Low Season*Medium SeasonHigh Season
19 May to 09 Jun09 Jun to 21 Jul21 Jul to 25 Aug
22 Sep to 13 Oct25 Aug to 22 Sep
$1730$1890$2200

*low season departure can only be guaranteed 30 days before departure

What is included:
  • 8 days cruise
  • Fuel ( up to 4 hours a day of daily cruising)
  • Crews composed by a shipmaster, hostess and a cook
  • Water and Wine with meals (full board or half board)
  • Weekly change of linens (bed sheets and towels)
  • Daily cleaning
  • Use of equipment such as: snorkeling, canoe, windsurfing etc.
Not included:
  • Flights
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Hotel tourist taxes (where required)
  • Insurance and everything not listed as “Included”
Addittional ssupplements:

Cost per person:

  • Single supplements: additional 40%
  • HB:(Breakfast and Lunch daily) A$500 per person
  • FB:(Breakfast & Lunch daily +5 Dinners)  A$650 per person
  • Passengers that choose to participate in the hiking (even if only some of them) require to pay an additional fee of A$30 for insurance. Who does not want to participate in the excursions will spend the day in a boat, in the most beautiful bays of the various islands

Price from: A$1,730

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