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Danube Delta

Tulcea, Romania
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Ranked #1 of 9 attractions in Tulcea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife, Fishing
Traveler Description: The Danube Delta is one of the world’s most extensive wetlands (2681 sq km). in this exotic delta, which stretches between the fluvial branches of... more »
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Pitesti, Romania
2 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I made 2 boat tours this year with Safca Tour. Every time, we take tours of 2 hours with speed boats. One time with children and the second time with my grand parents. Both was really nice, we eat with Simona and Vasile, the fisherman. The fish was fresh, really good and cooked traditionnally.The tour on the Danube was really... More

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Galati, Romania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Liked the wilderness, flora toghether with fauna, and enjoyed local fishery food. Disliked mosquitos.

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Wetzikon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When I went to the Danube Delta in the second week of May, there were barely any tourists there. Also there were NO mosquitoes! Sadly, because of the lack of tourists, I could only make one "short" 5 hour boat trip into the delta, but it was still very nice and I saw a lot of birds. I used Safca... More

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Thornham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

On a par with the Camargue and Coto Donana, but no better in my opinion. Tulcea is a bit of a dump and much bigger than I expected.The main channel of the Danube is basically a canal dug out by French engineers in the 19th century to straighten the meandering river. You have to get off the main track in... More

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Deal kent
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Great if you are a birder especially on a floating hotel for a few days,lots of birds i think we saw 150+ each day and we saw the rare Dalmation Pelican.the dislike was the cost of wine on the vessel was overpriced for poor quality,not really their fault as the best is exported,but 10E was 3e too much

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

If you want to get in touch with nature, to get into a natural and wild place, with a lot of wild life to see as well as a wide range of plants and flowers, that this is the place to be. The peacefulness of the place, the sounds and smell, the view and the remote and small canals will... More

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Constanta, Romania
1 review
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We have been in a trip with this company a week ago in a 6-7 trip with traditional lunch included. They serving was great, good fish soup and grilled fish. Mr Safca is a great man and you can observe very quickly he has a lot of experience in tourism. His Son was the one that made all the connection... More

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Constanta, Romania
1 review
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This small company offers a good variety of trips into the Danube Delta. They have slow boats and also speed boats. For one day trip they have: 4-5 hours trip with slow boat for 100 lei per person. 6-7 hours trip with slow boat for 130 lei per person with lunch included. 8-9 hours by catamaran to the village Mila23... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Living (in Bucharest) 250km away from this nature's wonder, allowed us to visit it quite frequently. Amazing sunsets, great sceneries regardless the time of year. Countless of bird species, pure wilderness, though safe. Available for all kind of budgets and expectations, from 5 stars hotels to camping. Better to plan and book in advance if is to come in August,... More

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Timisoara, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

If you are in the area you must take a boat trip to the Danube Delta. It's spectacular. Tip: Bring antimoasquite spray.

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