Boat trip to Tabarca from Torrevieja

Excursión a Tabarca desde Torrevieja

How can I travel to Tabarca from Torrevieja?

Here we provide you with all the necessary information to take a boat trip to the Island of Tabarca.

The boat that is used for this journey has a clear part underneath so that the seabed and the fish are able to be seen.

The island of Tabarca is located about twenty kilometres from the city of Alicante, and near the Cape of Santa Pola. With a length of about 1,800 metres and a width of approximately 400 m, It is the largest island in the Valencian Community and the only inhabited one.

2021 schedule

Tuesday – Thursday – Saturday

Departure point: Torrevieja Port (in front of the Casino).
Departure Time: 11am
Return to Torrevieja port: 6pm


Adults € 24.

Children from 3 to 10 years € 17.

Children from 0 to 2 years old Free.

Special prices for groups.

Ticket sales: In the booth located next to the boat 30 minutes before each departure.

Pet Friendly? Yes

 Car Parking? Yes, approximately €1 per hour.

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Where is Tabarca located?

The island of Tabarca is located about twenty kilometres from the city of Alicante, and near the Cape of Santa Pola.
With a length of about 1,800 metres and a width of approximately 400 metres, it is the largest island in the Valencian Community and furthermore it is the only inhabited island.

What is the Isla de Tabarca like?

Firstly, Tabarca enjoys a temperate climate, with an annual average of 17ºC, also it stands out for its transparent waters.
As a result, Tabarca’s natural conditions make it ideal for taking part in water sports.
It also has a sandy beach located on the south face, in addition to a large number of coves and cliffs that line the island.

What can I do in Tabarca?

The island has a wide variety of beach bars that offer traditional seafood (cauldron, seafood paellas, seafood, etc.), and it also has a museum worth visiting.
Finally we recommend visitors take a look at the beautiful porticos and emblematic buildings of Tabarca such as the Governor’s House, the Church of San Pedro and San Pablo, etc.

How can I travel to Tabarca?

The boat that makes this journey sets sail from the Port of Torrevieja (in front of the Casino) and also has an underwater viewing area to observe the seabed and sea life.

How long is the journey approximately?

The journey usually takes 1 hour, although sometimes it can be somewhat longer due to the state of the sea.

Is the boat adapted for people with disabilities?

Yes, access to the boat is done with a ramp and there are spaces reserved for people with disabilities.

Can you bring food and drinks?

Yes, there is a picnic area on the island to eat.

Can you see dolphins along the way?

Yes, during the crossing there is the possibility of seeing dolphins.

The use of masks is mandatory.

All the recommended security measures for the Covid19 will be adopted.

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  1. Hi, we would like to do this boat trip somewhere in the next 5 days. Can you confirm if it is currently still running under the circumstances with Covid 19 and what we are expected to do in terms of rules? Thanks

  2. Hola, puedo ir un día a las 9:30 y volver el próximo día en el ferry de las 17:30 con el mismo boleto,
    Gracias diana

    • Sí, pero es necesario avisarlo previamente.
      También hay que tener en cuenta que los horarios pueden ser modificados por las condiciones metereológicas.

  3. Hi want to do a group booking as coming from a distance and want guarantee to get on boat ..
    can you let me know who to contact to arrange

  4. Are the boat going from Torrevieja to Tabarca next week? And what time from Torrevieja to Tabarca and return?

  5. Hi

    Is IT possible to take the depart boat at 1215 and the arrival boat at 1730 back tomorrow wednesday 1 august?

  6. What are departure and return times for end of July/start August?also is there much on island for kids we have a 4 and 8 yr old would they enjoy or be bored?thanks

  7. Hello, I am looking at taking this trip tomorrow, Please can you tell me where exactly the boat departs from, I am unsure where the casino is

    Thank You

  8. Hi . Are you only on the boat for 40 mins then you get dropped off at the island until the boat sails again?

  9. Hi how do I book tickets and is it possible to get on and off the boat with a mobility scooter?

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