Where do I join the Tours?

>> In addition to the main departures listed below, departures can be requested from: Cadimare, Fezzano, Le Grazie and San Terenzo  <<

Departure from Spezia, “Molo (Pier) Italia”

a 3 minutes walk from the cruise terminal, the pier Italia is located just behind the harbor master’s office. Parking available. Accessible for wheelchair users.

Departure from Lerici – Porto

The departure from Lerici is on the pier of Piazza G. Garibaldi or from under the castle ofLerici next to the “Erix” sailing club.

Departure from Portovenere

The departure from Portovenere is from Calata Doria (Boatmen’s pier).

Departure from Isola Palmaria

The departure from Isola Palmaria is from Punta Secco Approdo (Gabbiano Beach Restaurant), at the Lorena Restaurant or at the “Pozzale”.

What is a “catamaran” boat?

A catamaran, is a geometry-stabilized craft, deriving its stability from its wide beam. Stable and fast, it is also rain and splash proof.

How many passengers can you accomodate?
It can carry up to 12 passegers on comfortable, padded seats.

What are the destinations and what is included?

You can tour the Gulf of la Spezia with a stop to immerse yourself in the waters of the Gulf of the poets. Visit the characteristic fisherman villages of the famous palio del golfo. Great transfer option for a stress free lunch or dinner at the restaurant in Fezzano, Portovenere, Isola Palmaria (Locanda Lorena, Pozzale), San Terenzo and Lerici. Contact us to book our famous aperitivo on board at sunset! Rental options include canoes, kayaks, SUPs ( Gulf of Poets tours and Special tours ). We are also available for transfers, weddings, events and regattas.

Do I have to book in advance?

Although not required, we highly recommend to do so in order to allow us to provide you with our best service.

How can I pay ?

You can pay online or onboard.
We accept:

Visa
Visa Electron
CartaSi
Postepay
Mastercard
American Express
Paypal
Maestro Internazionale

What happens in case of bad weather?
Our passengers’ safety and satisfaction are our top priorities. Our Captain reserves the right to cancel a tour depending on the weather conditions foreseen for that day.
What happens if I don’t show up?
Passengers not showing on departure will not be refunded. If you let us know at least 3 days in advance, we will do our best to reschedule the tour or issue a full refund. Please contact us if you are late
What time do I have to show up for the tour?
Passengers are requested to arrive at the boarding gate at least 10 minutes ahead of the departure time

​Do you provide life jackets?

Your safety is our top priority. Our boat is equipped with life jackets and a lifebuoy with a floating rope and and emergency light buoy.According to current italian laws, life jackets have to be provided as onboard safety equipment but passengers are not requested to wear them during the tours. Make sure to bring sunscreen lotion and sunglasses!
Can I bring my pet on board?
Sure! All pets are welcome on YELLOW CAT!
What can I bring on board?
Our boat is equipped with a sturdy gangway, we made sure that hopping on and of the Yellow cat would be as simple as possible for people, bikes and luggages. The YELLOW CAT crew is there to assist you during the entire tour. All tours are wheelchair friendly. Disabled people and the person accompanying them are always granted free admission on board