Excursions in Benidorm - Costa Blanca: Get a seaside view of the fantastic ancient city of Cartagena with this one hour historic cruise. Climb aboard a modern twin-hulled boat, and take to the sea, discovering every corner of the city's natural harbour and exploring a different vantage point of the city's defensive fortifications.
A beautiful coastal Spanish city, flanked by soft rolling hills, take to the calm waters for a remarkable experience. From the Mediterranean sea, view the system of defensive fortifications of ancient Cartagena. High city walls, towering monuments, castles, forts, and coastal batteries create the cityscape and show a glimpse into a sometimes turbulent past. Hear the stories and legends that tell you of the different eras of the Cartagena's past, and about the commercial and military role the city has played over its more than 3000 years of history.
Remark at the impressive port all while enjoying the serenity of the sea and your surroundings. Suitable for all ages, the tour will showcase the importance of Cartagena as a strategic location. During the trip, you will take a circular route around the entire harbour, exploring the simplicity of the Curra and Navidad lighthouses, Algameca Chica and the uniquely shaped, Escombreras island. Let the mysteries of the city come to light as you make your round.
Gain insight and understanding into this ancient port city from the valuable vantage point offered by the sea. Enjoy the fresh sea breeze and the cityscape as you delve into Cartagena's distant past.
Meeting/pick-up point: Port of Cartagena, Alfonso XII dock.
Duration: 1 hour.
Start/opening time: High Season, 1st July – 15th September: Monday to Sunday: departures at 11.00am, 12.00pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4.30pm, 5.30pm, 6.30pm and 7.30pm.
Mid-Season, 17th March – 31st May: Tuesday to Sunday: departures at 11.00am, 12.00pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm and 5pm.
Easter, Monday to Sunday: departures at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, and 5pm.
1st June – 30th June, Tuesday to Sunday: departures at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm and 7pm.
16th September – 4th November, Tuesday to Sunday: departures at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm and 5pm.
Low Season, 5th November – 5th January: Tuesday to Friday, departures 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm. Weekends, departures at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.
6th January – 28th February: closed (out of work).
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: Passengers should be at the boarding point 10 minutes in advance.