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Sail from Baiona to Cíes Islands with a marine scientist guide. Explore Rodas Beach, contribute to citizen science, and dive into virtual reality to uncover underwater treasures.

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  • Scientific Exploration: Guided by a marine scientist, learn marine biodiversity.
  • Rodas Beach: Visit the renowned 'most beautiful beach' on Cíes Islands.
  • Citizen Science: Contribute to an oceanographic data collection project.
  • Virtual Reality Experience: Immerse in underwater depths via virtual reality.
  • Underwater Treasure: Discover marine flora and fauna in Cíes Islands.


Get ready for an unforgettable sailing experience from Baiona to the Cíes Islands, an archipelago that dazzles with its unparalleled beauty. Throughout the journey, you'll have the privilege of being accompanied by a marine scientist who will share her knowledge about the uniqueness of this region, which has been of interest to the international marine science community for decades. Upon arriving at the Cíes Islands, we'll explore Rodas Beach, recognized as the 'most beautiful beach in the world', and take a guided tour to explore the lush nature and enjoy this paradisiacal environment. But this experience goes beyond conventional tourism: you'll contribute to a citizen science project by collecting oceanographic data, allowing you to understand how scientists study the oceans and their impact on the environment. You'll feel like a scientist for a day as you collaborate in this important research endeavor! And as a highlight, you'll discover the treasure lying beneath the crystal-clear waters of this national park through an exciting virtual reality experience. Dive in like a fearless diver and marvel at the marine flora and fauna that have made these islands famous worldwide. An experience that combines education, adventure, and discovery in a unique and stunning natural environment.


Lagoon Catamaran. Guided tour of Atlánticas National Maritime-Land Park by an official guide. Interpretation of the marine environment during navigation by a marine scientist. Collaboration in a citizen science project related to marine conservation. Oceanographic instrumentation to carry out the activity. Marine outreach material Virtual reality experience to discover the underwater secrets of the national marine park Self-inflating vests Waterproof clothing Onboard menu with local products

Important Information

  • We recommend walking shoes and a change of clothes just in case. As well as warm clothes, sunscreen and a hat/cap. Bring a reusable bottle (we will bring a filtered water bottle on board to avoid the consumption of plastics).

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