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“Great boat ride”
Review of Cassiopea

Cassiopea
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Hod HaSharon, Israel
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281 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Great boat ride”
Reviewed September 25, 2013

We arranged for a Gozzo boat & skipper on the spot, and Maddy organized the boat trip in 20 minutes. We had a great two-hour tour from Positano to Amalfi. We swam into a sea cave (freezing water!). The skipper was excellent and explained all the attractions along our path.

Visited September 2013
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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“Enjoyable day”
Reviewed September 20, 2013

We enjoyed our day for sure, but didn't think the trip was quite as perfect as for others. Would definitely recommend this type of day trip to Capri rather than one of the larger boats which dump you at Capri and leave you to our own devices - which this trip does as well but not before a pleasant lap around Capri. Minor niggles: We'd have enjoyed more time swimming... both times we swam the boat captain was keen to get us on our way. We also ended up having our trip hijacked for an hour by two passengers who wanted to go to the blue grotto... which we all had to wait for. It would have been better if the trip either said it was going to do the blue grotto (and lines) this or not. In any case we'd recommend it.

Visited August 2013
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Pasadena, California
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“Highlight of our trip”
Reviewed September 19, 2013

Even before booking our excursion, Maddy was helpful, kind, and friendly, giving us tips on local restaurants and attractions. We ended up booking an excursion to Capri from Positano, and it was hands down the highlight of our trip. It was not a typical boat ride, we stopped at the various grottos, swimming spots, and saw various features of the coast, like the lighthouse. Our captain, Francesco, was friendly, and knowledgable. Highly recommended. When we return to Positano, we will definitely go on another excursion with Cassiopea. We wouldn't trust any other company!

Visited August 2013
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orlando, fl
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“Lifestyles of The Rich and Famous - Surreal Day, 2 Days - We Took Two Trips!”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

WOW.... We really enjoyed our Cassiopeia adventurers! We did both the 8 Hour Capri Trip and the 4 Hour Amalfi Coast Trip. What a way to see and explore the Amalfi Coast - I honestly don't think there's a better way to see this place. Out on those boats looking up and around I felt like a celebrity; it's obviously not all about that but it was so beautiful and fun it just wouldn't have surprised me in the least to pass a boat and wave at them only to look up and see Beyonce or Justin Timberlake... I mean this trip is living. I had to say a quick prayer, it was that pretty and FUN! The family run Cassiopeia Team were all very nice, professional and concerned about weather and our safety. They were knowledgable and showed us some cool things you would never see on a bigger speed boat type tour. We especially loved jumping in off the boat and swimmimg in the beautiful sea! If you have time for only one tour we liked the 4 Hour Amalfi Coast Tour because it's just so beautiful and a much cooler way to get over to see Amalfi than a bus but if your there and you have the time and money you should do Capri too... Either way, we highly recommend this tour group/these tours. Really nice people and a great time.

Visited August 2013
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Exeter, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great day - big fun!”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

I checked out the available tours to Capri before heading off for a vacation in Positano and Cassiopea was number one so on our arrival, I headed to the beach to find them. It wasn't hard - there are several tour tents on the main beach but the orange Cassiopea one stood out! They were most informative and able to take our reservation for the day we wanted to go.

The trip was fantastic! Our captain was knowledgable and helpful and, of course, a safe driver. He took ten of us (our party of four plus six others) along the coast pointing out sites and areas of interest. Crossing over to Capri, we circled the island. We went to the Green Grotto, the Cave of the Seagulls (beautiful!) and choose to bypass the Blue Grotto. It was busy, the wait was long and once inside the Blue Grotto our understanding from several sources was that the one hour (minimum) wait for the 30 second tour would leave us disappointed. We carried on and spent the extra time on Capri.

The town didn't thrill me but the views are nice and in the end, I enjoyed the boat tour far more than the town.

On our way back our captain stopped, as he had done on our way over, for an opportunity for anyone to swim should they wish to do so. The boat is equipped with a shower and washroom for anyone wishing to use it. Three of the guys on our boat elected to swim over to a cliff and dive from it which was exhausting for them but entertaining for the rest of us!

It was a beautiful day and a wonderful tour. Maddy helped us sort out the ferries leaving from Positano another day for which I was grateful! I highly recommend engaging Cassiopea for any of the tours they offer.

Visited September 2013
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