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The must-see attraction on Capri is the magical Blue Grotto, where visitors take a boat ride through a natural cavern that is filled with an ethereal and eerie light reflecting on the (very blue) water.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Anacapri, Island of Capri, Italy
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+39 081 837 5208
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were in Capri for few days, we decided to rent a boat and sail around the island on one day, and the other one we did the blue grotto visit! Few times we thought about giving up when queuing but believe...More

1  Thank Aline P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

4 min boat ride for 28 euros plus a 10 euro per person expected to tip for the boatman who screamed a song at us in the dark.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were lucky enough to have had a private guide take us there, and we made sure to get to Capri on an early ferry, then sped off to the Blue Grotto and got in the queue before it got too long. It was worth...More

Thank cja2k1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

How can this outrageous scam be allowed to happen. If it was in the UK it would shut down in minutes. It’s like a scene from the Titanic. Surely there must be some European health and safety law which is being broken. Huge amount of...More

4  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The blue grotto is stunning but the queues can be quite long. We arrived around 10.15am and queued until 11am and were told that was a short time. It costs €14 per person and you pay at a little boat in the sea when you...More

1  Thank EmmaS1983
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The cave itself was great... The process by land in was inefficient at best. And not cheap for 10 minutes of ride . in some aspects it was interesting with the Italian boat guys all yelling at each other, etc..... but in reality could be...More

Thank Kiwassa33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did one of the tours around the island seeing the grottos. The boat also took you to the blue grotto where as others have suggested you sit bobbing around in a little cove. We had to wait for an hour by which time my...More

1  Thank musi74
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Capri a couple of times, and always enjoy it! Quaint shops and town squares that you are welcome to stroll along. Fantastic places to enjoy lunch, and views that are truly hard to beat! A boat tour around the island is...More

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely beautiful attraction and a very interesting way to "enter" it. It's truly a must do for Capri but if you are not with the right "guide", i believe your wait for your entrance could be quite lengthy. If you approach the Blue Grotto...More

Thank diannj1960
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the grotto early and were pleased we had - by the time we left the area the queue was building up and there were so many tourist boats waiting to board rowing boats too. The grotto itself is very cool and I’m glad...More

Thank James H
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Teryl W
August 5, 2018|
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Response from SKJ183 | Reviewed this property |
The cost of ferry from Sorrento to Capri is about 15-24 Euro each way, depending on the ferry you take. Chair lift was not too expensive, I don't remember the cost. It is beautiful on Capri Island. I would highly recommend... More
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Neha g
May 17, 2018|
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Response from Clint T | Reviewed this property |
You have to get a bus up to ana Capri and it’s a pretty hair raising experience I can tell you sit on the inside if you don’t like heights 😱
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May 5, 2018|
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Response from Josephine J | Reviewed this property |
We took a day trip ferry from Sorrento to Capri. Having landed in Capri, we found the Grotta Azzurra kiosk and paid 25 euros each and were told to queue up for the motor launch/water taxi - an open-topped boat. There are... More
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