Caves Ferry Ship

Every day our company offers a Ferry Shipthat depart from Alghero’s harbor for the Neptun’s Cave. Our boat can handle up to 240 passengers for each travelsa nd we have a structure that make us travel every hour, every day till 31 october. The crew have specialistic title and over 30 years of service and experience of navigation.

Our Timeline:

Departure: 09:00 – Return: 11:30
Departure: 10:00 – Return: 12:30
Departure: 11:00 – Return: 13:30
Departure: 12:00 – Return: 14:30
Departure: 14:00 – Return: 16:30
Departure: 15:00 – Return: 17:30
Departure: 16:00 – Return: 18:30
Departure: 17:00 – Return: 19:30

Price Adult: €16.00*
Price Child: €8.00*

*Cave entrance not included.

Daily Excursion

Navisarda have also a daily excursion by boar. The escursion meta is to make you enjoy our beautiful Riviera del Corallo, the natural bay of  Porto Conte, the Capo Caccia promontory and the unique Neptun’s Cave. The escursion will start at 9:30 AM and provides the lunch on board.

New Menù

  • – Sardinian Speciality Semolino and Sea Fruits
  • – Salad of Octopus with Potatoes and Sea Fruit
  • – Seasonal Fruit
  • – Bread / Wine / Mineral Water
  • – Digestive (Mirto: Sardinian Liquor)

 

Learn More

Neptun’s Cave

Neptune’s Grotto is a stalactite cave near the town of Alghero on the island of Sardinia, Italy. The cave was discovered by local fishermen in the 18th century and has since developed into a popular tourist attraction. The grotto gets its name from the Roman god of the sea, Neptune.
The entrance to the grotto lies only around a metre above the sea level at the foot of the 110-metre-high Capo Caccia cliffs and the cave can therefore only be visited when the waters below are calm. A stairway cut into the cliff in 1954, the 654-step escala del cabirol (goat’s steps), leads from a car park at the top of the cliff down to the entrance. The grotto is also accessible via a short boat trip from the port of Alghero; these trips are arranged hourly during the summer, but less frequently during spring and autumn. Two other grottoes lie nearby, the “Green grotto”, which is not open to tourists, and the Grotta di Ricami, which is only accessible from the sea. Under water all around there are many big under water marine caves, paradise for the scuba-diving fans, the bigger and the most famous is the Nereo Cave, visited each year by thousands of scuba divers.

The combined length of the cave system is estimated to be around 4 kilometers, but only a few hundred metres are accessible to the public. Inside are passages of lit stalactite and stalagmite formations, and a 120-metre-long saltwater lake, which is at sea level. The cave was once a habitat for the Mediterranean monk seal, which has become extinct in the area.
Tourists visiting Neptune’s Grotto are given guided tours and led single-file through a lit pathway, with tour guides providing information about the cave in Italian and English. The grotto is widely visited, and during the peak tourist season in August, can contain around 200 people at a time.

Neptune’s Grotto was the set of the movie Island of the Fishmen, filmed in the summer of 1978. For approximately two months the Grotto was transformed into a gigantic set. The science fiction movie starred Barbara Bach, and was under the direction of Sergio Martino.