Located in South Albania , and completely surrounded by both the Adriatic Sea to the north and the Ionian Sea to the south the Caraburun Peninsula is a must !A boat ride from Vlora takes you there with an spectacular view . The only marine park on the country , the home of seals and turtles offers to every visitor a stunning view of the untouchable park. A stop on the Haxhi Ali Cave , which now is a national monument will show us how the smugglers and traders used this place very long time ago. Snorkle through the bay , enjoying a sunbath under the sun and tasting a picnic lunch with fresh local food will make you to stay there forever.
First we will visit the Haxhi Ali cave , the most notorious , 40 meters deep and 60 meters high , with the history that surrounds it this makes it the biggest cave in Albania. A surprise awaits inside the cave , a small lake where we can swim and notice that there used to be life here , just because of the trails inside.
It is time for some snorkel ! Heading to Dafina Bay we will enjoy snorkel and have a closer look to the rich flora and fauna under the water. Exploring one of the largest water ecosystems while we will go to Brisani Bay .
Heading out from the bays we will visit the largest Albanian Island , Sazani Island. A submarine base from the Cold War , will be the last surprise where you can figure it out how base and a chemical/biological weapons plant on the island and surrounding areas.
In the end, it is time to enjoy a delicious local lunch with fresh sea products.
Best Period March - November
For the present activity you should love the outdoors, own good health condition and have consulted the doctor during the year.
Kids over 7 years old are very welcomed.
Optional tour (3-4 hours):
General Trip Information:
- Level of difficulty (1-5) 2
- Meeting point – Radhime Tourists Office
We can organize the pick up from any other hotel or guest house in Vlora and from any other city in Albania upon request
- Duration of the trip: About 7 hours
! Kindly keep all your clothes and personal belongings in a backpack, which can be easily transported.
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Our trips are scheduled and well organized, but we can adapt to your needs and schedules as giving you the best experience is crucial to us. We also can be forced to make some changes to our trips depending on weather condition and availability. In case of special needs let us know and kindly complete the form below.
Everything that it is not mention on the scheduled trip is not included, such is: coffee, other kind of drinks or other foods. Although you are going to feel like tipping the guides at the end of a beautiful trip, we don’t want you pulling out the wallet every minute.
! Kindly keep all your clothes and personal belongings in a backpack, which can be easily transported on speedboat and minivan.