Rutas de Tierra y Mar
Rutas de Tierra y Mar operate the leisure crafts ‘Osprey II’ and the schooner ‘Karyam’ from Mazarrón Marina and sail on the high seas in the bay of Mazarrón.
The vessels offer tours and excursions that can range from a day trip dolphin watching or snorkelling, to a full three day itinerary that can combine the boat tours with kayaking, bird watching, hiking and whale watching.
Dolphin watching runs all year, the boat sets sail at 9 am and returns at 2 pm, a mid morning snack and a soft drink are included. The company guarantees that cetaceans, such as common, bottlenose, striped, Risso’s dolphins and pilot whales, amongst other species, will be seen, if not, the company will offer another trip.
Snorkelling excursions are scheduled from mid-May until the end of September, the three hour trip sails at 5pm, a short boat trip will take you to the Marine Reserve Tiñoso Cape where you will be able to snorkel in the pristine waters of a secluded, unspoilt cove. All equipment needed is supplied.
Sunset boat trips are offered from the 15th June to 15th September, the boat sails at 9 pm for a one hour cruise along the coast, watching the spectacular sunset from the sea, allowing a blanket of stars to appear as you slowly cruise back to port.
Excursions of 3 to 7 days can be arranged with the company in which the itinerary is custom designed to meet the requirements of the family. To discuss the possibilities, contact Ruta de Tierra y Mar via the website.
When: Some activities operate all year and others are seasonal, see website.
Where: Marina Mazarrón, dock nº 1, mooring 02. Puerto de Mazarrón, Murcia.
Tel; 968 153 808
Website: Rutas de Tierra y Mar
Costa Blanca Quad Tours & Outdoor Adventures
Costa Blanca Quad Tours and Outdoor Adventures is located on the edge of the spectacular Embalse de la Pedrera Reservoir, in the La Pedrera Nature Reserve. It is just 20 kilometres from the coast at Torrevieja and 33 kilometres from Murcia city. A wide range of outdoor activities are on offer, including horse riding, archery, water-scooter snorkelling, air rifle shooting, nature trails and of course quad bike tours. Tapas and wine picnics are available to order, so you can relax after your activities and enjoy the pre-prepared hamper in the shade of the pine trees. Special seasonal offers and multi-activity packages are promoted on the website.
Quad bike tours are mostly off road and do not require a driving licence, therefore younger members of the family may take part, depending on age and experience. There is a wide variety of tours available that accommodate different abilities, from smooth windy inclines, through the almond groves, to rugged challenging terrain.
Horse riding and pony trekking is available to all ages and skill levels. The treks will take you through spectacular secluded trails where you can take in the wonderful natural beauty of the area.
Air rifle shooting is an enormously popular family activity where rivalry adds a touch of excitement to the game, sure to be a hit for the whole family.
Archery is another great activity for the whole family, children are welcome to participate as there is a selection of bows of differing sizes to suit all family members.
Sea scooter snorkelling is a new activity at the centre, a powered sea scooter aids effortless snorkelling. The scooters are easy to operate and children from 8 years old should have no problems.
Also available at La Pedrera:
- Nature walks
- Multi-activity packages
- Parties and celebrations
- Corporate events
When: Open all year, some activities are seasonal, check website.
Where: Embalse La Pedrera, Vistabella, Jacarilla, Alicante.
Tel: +34 660 816 620
Website: Costa Blanca Quad Tours
Go-Kart Mar Menor
Karting has always been an exciting activity for the whole family. The introduction of dual controlled karts allows adults to ride with the younger members of the family. Go-kart Mar Menor, in Santiago de Ribera, San Javier, have a range of karts that vary in size and power to suit every age and experience level. Children as young as 6 years old can drive their own kart depending on their confidence and ability.
Safety is of paramount importance, the company employs experienced, bilingual staff, to guide clients through the procedures.
The circuit is approximately 1.100 meters in length, with a total of 10 curves, traveling in a clockwise direction. The circuit is also equipped with a system of transponder that controls the times and speeds independently in each of the vehicles.
- Dual controlled karts. Theses have two steering wheels, one tilts to the hight of the child, the adult can maintain control but allows the child to enjoy the full experience.
- F100 kart. For children from 6 to 14 years old who want the thrill of driving on their own.
- F200 kart. For children from age 12 with a bit more confidence and that would like to enjoy a little extra power from the 200cc engine.
- F300 Kart. These can be driven from the age of 16 upwards and provide all the speed and power of modern racing karts, building the skill of cornering at speed.
- F400 kart. The ultimate racing experience, speed, power, and technique. The 400 is the machine that will thrill and excite, can be driven from 18 years upwards.
An air conditioned cafe bar is available that serves drinks, tapas and mixed dishes for a lunch or light snack. The cafe has a large plate glass window facing the racing circuit so all the action can be followed with a cool drink. Two outside terraces, one at pit level, and the other 6 meters above the track, optimize the spectator experience.
The circuit provides ample parking space with capacity for 500 cars.
Winter Schedule: De 10:30 h. a 19:00 h.
Summer Schedule: De 10:30 h. a 00:00 h.
Phone: 868 10 45 50
Mobile 625 555 111
Address: Ctra. Stgo. de la Ribera – Aeropuerto,
Stgo. de la Ribera (San Javier) Murcia (Spain)