Frequently asked questions

Here you will find all the most frequently asked questions guests ask us about cruising in the La Maddalena Archipelago.

If you have any questions or need more information, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Babitours makes the departure for the excursion to La Maddalena from Cannigione.

The boat for the trip to La Maddalena departs from Cannigione.

The Maddalena boat tour departs at 09:45 a.m. but we recommend that you arrive at the embarkation point earlier

The ticket for the excursion to the Maddalena Archipelago can be purchased by contacting us. Go to contacts

Of course! We can’t take you to visit one of the most beautiful places in Sardinia without swimming!

There are stops for swimming in Spargi and 1 stop for sightseeing in La Maddalena.

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The Motorship Matilde will take you swimming in Spargi at Cala Corsara.

During the tour you will see some of Sardinia’s most beautiful and famous beaches and visit the island of La Maddalena.

If you want to know the ticket price for the La Maddalena Archipelago trip please contact us.

Ticket includes:

  • entrance fee is included in the ticket price (it is due to the Municipality of La Maddalena for each person who uses a carrier to reach the islands of the Archipelago of the Municipality of La Maddalena);
  • the pasta dish for lunch is included;
  • parking is free of charge;

Of course there is no age limit to visit the Archipelago!
If you have an infant, we can heat milk and baby food.

Yes if small in size and the important thing is that they do not disturb other guests.

No, disembarking is prohibited but you can see the Pink Beach from the boat and photograph it. On Rosa Beach in Budelli, access is prohibited to preserve it.

Within the Maddalena port absolutely not, it is a port where ferries dock.

During the trip you can swim at Spargi Island at Cala Corsara. A stop is also planned on the island of La Maddalena to visit the village and historic center.

Sure, we refund the full amount or if you prefer, we can move the reservation to the next day or when weather conditions allow the outing.
Remember to keep your phone on to receive any communications from us.

Ticket includes:

  • entrance fee is included in the ticket price (it is due to the Municipality of La Maddalena for each person who uses a carrier to reach the islands of the Archipelago of the Municipality of La Maddalena);
  • the pasta dish for lunch is included;
  • parking is free of charge

We recommend comfortable beachwear:

  • swimsuit, slippers, beach towel
  • don’t forget your sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat
  • it may be helpful to bring a jacket/fleece for the return trip

Yes, a pasta dish is included in the price of the excursion.

If you want, as an extra, at the time of booking, you can also buy our cutting board of typical cold cuts and cheeses. In addition, there is also a snack bar on the Motorship Matilde for drinks and snacks

Sure, no problem!

Report your intolerance at the time of booking and our cook will gladly prepare gluten-free pasta with dedicated dishes and cookware.

Of course!

If you are in the mood for a few extras during the day on Matilde there is also a snack bar for drinks and snacks.

Yes, there are 2 bathrooms one for LADIES and one for GENTS.

The women’s toilet is equipped with a changing table.

This stop is not included in the excursion.

The motorship Matilde has a capacity of 200 people but we make the trip with a maximum of 149 people so that everyone can be seated comfortably.The motorship Matilde has a capacity of 200 people but we make the trip with a maximum of 149 people so that everyone can be seated comfortably.

No, the seats are free not reserved but you can rest assured no one will be left standing!

Babitours runs a daily tour, return is scheduled for approximately 5:00 pm.

Reaching the Babitours boarding point is very easy!

It starts from Cannigione Beach. We have set up signs indicating boarding on Matilda!

Click on the map to see the starting point, it will be very easy to reach us if you are arriving from Olbia, Golfo Aranci, Marinella, Portisco, San Pantaleo, Porto Rotondo, Porto Cervo, Cannigione, Arzachena, Sant’Antonio di Gallura, San Teodoro and Budoni!

Near the tour boarding there is a free parking space NOT for a fee.

The archipelago consists of 7 main islands (also called the seven sisters):

  • La Maddalena;
  • Caprera that hosted Garbaldi during his exile;
  • Santo Stefano, which housed the NATO military and submarine base;
  • Spargi (and Spargiotto) with its sheer fortifications and its famous Cala Corsara and Cala Granara;
  • Budelli where the famous Rosa beach is located. If you’re wondering “Why the famous beach in Budelli is Pink,” know that the color of the sand is due to the presence of pink skeletons of bryozoans and foraminifera;
  • Santa Maria, which owes its name to a very old convent with a medieval history. Port Madonna Lagoon and the Asinelli Pass a connect it to
  • Razzoli overlooking the Straits of Bonifacio, very close to Corsica;
  • And lots of smaller islets and reefs.

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