Marine Bird Observation Hike and Discovery of Underwater Flora and Fauna – 20 minutes from Cannes

Highlights

  • Discover the environment of the island, between the creeks and the pine and eucalyptus forest

  • Initiation to marine biology in shallow sea-beds rich in flora and fauna

  • The bird watching in the ornithological reserve of the Batéguier Pond

  • The sessions supervised by an expert instructor and the fun and friendly atmosphere onboard

Essential info*

Duration 3hrs

Languages
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Starting time 8:30 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Set off on a hike on Sainte-Marguerite to follow the trails of an ornithological reserve and to explore the sea-bed!

Equipped with all the necessary materials, head to the green island of Sainte-Marguerite in the Bay of Cannes. Once you have arrived on the island, discover the Batéguier ornithological reserve by foot where you will be able to observe different bird species that inhabit and nest in the area. The Batéguier Pond harbours a particular sea water that is mixed with the soft water of a well.

After this hike, head to the water with your snorkeling gear and explore the marine world and its marvelous surprises. In shallow depths, you will be able to observe a number of different Mediterranean flora and fauna. You will be able to spot posidonia seagrass, plants that form underwater prairies. These marine plants produce oxygen and make for great shelters for various aquatic flora and fauna. 

You will then head back to the boat that will bring you back to the Port la Rague.

Good to know

  • Seasonal activity: from April 15 to November 15
  • Availability: Thursday (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure point: Port de la Rague
     
  • The initiation to snorkeling does not require a medical certificate
  • Participants must know how to swim to participate in this activity
  • Minimum age: 5 years. Parental permission is however required for under-age participants
  • Comfortable footwear recommended for the hike
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

General terms and conditions of sale

Price includes

  • A diving session with flippers and snorkeling gear
  • The session led by an expert certified scuba diving instructor
  • The rental of the necessary material (wetsuit, flippers, mask)
  • The return boat journey to the port

Not included

  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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