Amalfi Coast and Capri Island Private Cruise

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Amalfi
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Tour description

Explore the Amalfi Coast and Capri on a private full-day cruise, the most scenic way to experience these stunning parts of southern Italy. Aboard an elegant speedboat or classic Italian wooden boat (your choice), let your private captain take you past the towns of Amalfi, Positano, Praiano and Nerano. Marvel at the Faraglioni rock formations and the Li Galli private islands and nature reserve, stopping en route to swim. Cross the Bay of Naples to the Island of Capri, where you’ll have free time for sightseeing at the Villa San Michele and Gardens of Augustus.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Exclusive Cruises, Amalfi, Amalfi Coast, Province of Salerno, CampaniaExclusive Cruises will be your hosts for the day for a private 6-hour boat excursion exploring the Amalfi Coast and captivating island of Capri. This is a private boat tour that can be fully customized to your interests. Below is only a suggested itinerary with a selection of highlights from the day that you can experience. Note: Sights are marked "Pass By" simply because you can decide to spend as much or as little time as you would like. Exclusive Cruises will help you plan a relaxed tour custom fit to your travel desires. Here are some highlights of the experience and sights you will enjoy:- Departs from Amalfi, Positano, or Praiano aboard your choice of speedboat, yachts, or even a classic Italian wooden boat, called a gozzo. Pick the right size and style for your group when you book. Board your private vessel at the pier and relax as your expert captain takes you along the breathtaking Amalfi Coast. - Enjoy views of the coast's highlights, such as the beautiful bay of Conca dei Marini (depending on which town you depart from) and the private islands and natural reserve of Li Galli, offering a beautiful panorama of Positano and Capri. - Near the town of Furore, pass a wonderful little turquoise fjord with a bridge where a diving competition is held every year. - Admire the typical fishing villages of Praiano and Nerano, cruise past the famous San Pietro Hotel, and take in a stunning panorama of Positano.- If you wish, you can stop at small hidden coves or beaches along the way to take a dip. You can even swim below the former villa of famous Italian actress Sophia Loren. - Then cross the Bay of Naples to Capri, stopping to swim in various coves and lagoons, check out the rock formations and learn a bit about the island. - Snap photos of the famous Faraglioni rock formations — you'll even pass right through an arched one!- View the Villa Malaparte, the Punta Carena lighthouse and Marina Piccola, a famous docking spot for luxury yachts.- You’ll also see the dazzling Blue Grotto, once the private bath house of Roman Emperor Tiberius; the Green Grotto, where you can swim under a natural arc; and the White Grotto, a natural rock formation in the shape of the Virgin Mary. Hop off to visit the Blue Grotto if you wish (own expense).- Finally, dock at Marina Grande for free time on the beautiful Island of Capri if you wish. Have lunch and people-watch at a sidewalk café, shop for lemon soaps in town and then do some sightseeing. Walk through the gardens of Villa San Michele, learn about Tiberius at Villa Jovis, take in the views from Mt Solaro, have a drink at chic Hotel Quisisana or visit the terraced Gardens of Augustus. Your captain will give you recommendations and directions, or can call you a taxi if you wish.- After your time on Capri, board the boat and make your return journey along the coast, arriving back in Amalfi, Positano or Praiano in the evening.Pass By: Spiaggia Grande, Positano, Amalfi Coast, Province of Salerno, CampaniaPositano is one of the departure points you can choose for this private boat excursion to Capri.Pass By: Marina di Praia Beach, Praiano, Amalfi Coast, Province of Salerno, CampaniaIf you're staying in Praiano, your captain and boat can pick you up at the Praia beach in Praiano for this private boat excursion to Capri. Pass By: Fiordo di Furore, Furore, Amalfi Coast, Province of Salerno, CampaniaCatch a glimpse of the bridge over this beautiful fjord or stop here for a closer look. Pass By: Li Galli, Amalfi, Amalfi Coast, Province of Salerno, CampaniaCruise through this archipelago located off the coastline not far from Positano. You can choose to stop for a swim in this scenic spot if you wish. Pass By: Marina del Cantone, Massa Lubrense, Province of Naples, CampaniaSpot the seaside village of Marina del Cantone in Nerano as you cruise along the Amalfi Coast toward Capri. Pass By: Baia di Ieranto, Massa Lubrense, Province of Naples, CampaniaLocated near the tip of the Amalfi Coast, this secluded and rugged coastal area is a protected marine area and beautiful spot to swim. Pass By: I Faraglioni, Capri, Island of Capri, Province of Naples, CampaniaThese three large rocks are an iconic symbol of Capri. Cruising through the hole in the center rock is a thrilling experience!Pass By: Marina Piccola, Capri, Island of Capri, Province of Naples, CampaniaSee this picturesque harbor dotted with seaside restaurants and beach clubs. Pass By: Green Grotta, Capri, Island of Capri, Province of Naples, CampaniaOne of the many gorgeous grottoes on Capri where you can stop and swim in the deep green colored water. Pass By: White Grotta, Capri, Island of Capri, Province of Naples, CampaniaGaze up at this gorgeous grotto and enjoy the breathtaking views of the natural landscape of Capri.Pass By: Blue Grotto, Anacapri, Island of Capri, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe most famous grotto on Capri, you can choose to stop here to visit inside the Blue Grotto to see the shimmering electric blue water. (Visiting the grotto is optional and the entrance fee is not included in this excursion.)Pass By: Villa Malaparte, Capri, Island of Capri, Province of Naples, CampaniaA fine example of Italian modern architecture, you won't want to miss spotting this red colored villa sitting atop a rocky promontory on Capri.Pass By: Grotta di Matromania, Capri, Island of Capri, Province of Naples, CampaniaGaze up at this striking grotto from the boat, which is the best spot to see this soaring grotto.Pass By: Red Grotta, Capri, Island of Capri, Province of Naples, CampaniaGaze over the edge of the boat and catch sight of the coral growing below the water's surface, which is what gave this grotto its name.Pass By: Punta Carena Lighthouse, Anacapri, Island of Capri, Province of Naples, CampaniaCruise past the beautiful pink and white lighthouse located at the rugged southwestern tip of the island.

What's included

  • Bottled water
  • Soda/Pop
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Beer and bottle of Prosecco available
  • Snacks - Note: Not available on Classic Wooden Boat
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Towels
  • Local skipper
  • Fuel, taxes, and port fees

What's not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Blue Grotto entrance fee of €14 per person (optional)


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free drinks included
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver