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One day Cetologist

One day Cetologist

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Equipment and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English, French and Italian

About your host

Dario and Clara, motorboat pilot and marine biologist, are instructors of the Marecamp association. They love to experience the sea at 360 ° to transmit to both adults and children an environmental awareness to be translated with respect for the marine resources that they use to have fun. They are the only ones with many years of experience to be certified to carry out the activity of observing…
Dario & Clara
Dario & Clara
Dario & Clara
Dario & Clara

About Marecamp

Marecamp is a voluntary association that uses its proceeds to offer free experiences to disabled or disadvantaged people and to support research activities necessary to protect the cetaceans of the Gulf of Catania. All its sports, educational and eco-tourism activities take place at sea, aiming at social inclusion, respect for the marine environment and its dissemination.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Marecamp. .

What we’ll do

Half day as researcher to collect data on dolphins of the Gulf of Catania*. With Clara, dive guide and marine biologist, you will take on board an inflatable boat equipped with all the necessary scientific gear. The experience - Briefing on the monitored area, on local cetacean species and on the code of good conduct for their observation - Boarding and sea monitoring (use of binoculars, GPS and…

What else you should know

The Marecamp headquarters is equipped with a toilet and a dressing room. Wear appropriate clothing for your particular needs and the weather of the day. In case of bad weather, the experience will be postponed.

What I’ll provide

Transportation
Boat rental Including insurance, safety equipment, fuel, skipper and marine biologist on board.
Equipment
Monitoring raw material Use of binoculars, GPS and surveys for data collection.

What to bring

Clothing suitable for the season
Sunscreen
Sunglasses
Water
Hat

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Where you'll be

We will sail in the waters of the Gulf of Catania and of the Marine Protected Area of the Ciclops Islands. We will admire the columnar basalts of the coast and then head offshore, in an area particularly rich in marine life. All with the evocative view of the Etna volcano in the background.

Upcoming availability

Thu, Jul 18    From 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
€60 per person
10 of 10 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

The Marecamp headquarters is equipped with a toilet and a dressing room. Wear appropriate clothing for your particular needs and the weather of the day. In case of bad weather, the experience will be postponed.
Dario & Clara
Nature
One day Cetologist
13 reviews
€60 per person
13 reviews
€60 per person