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Activities on offer

We now have a range of water sports activities on offer through our NEW Dive and Activity center.

Snorkelling Safaris

Jet ski & Power boat

Kite surf & SUP

Sailing excursions

Fishing excursions

Sierra espuna Adventure

RYA courses

If there is something your looking for and its not listed on our site please email us at  with your requests and we will see if we can find you the activity you are looking for.

By neil george

Simply Networking Articles Link

Adventure divers took WWF spain (World Wildlife Federation) into the Islas Hormigas marine reserve off the coats of cabo de palos to show them how important this marine reserve is for protecting the marine life within this area of murcia, spain.

Simply Networking article

We also have an article on wreck diving in our area you can view here :

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Sierra Espuña Adventure

Hospederia La Mariposa is an ideal base for short or long holidays, especially for those people who love un spoil t  nature, hiking, walking, cycling, kayaking and many other sport activities. In an authentic Spanish atmosphere you may enjoy all modern facilities that will ensure your comfort and, of course an unprecedented, beneficial peacefulness. You can explore the Espuña with the help of the maps provided by the hotel, or relax by the private pool and sunbathing area.

Hospederia La Mariposa (Hotel La Mariposa) is a 7 bedroom hotel situated at the foothills of the Sierra Espuna nature reserve, we are also a multi activity centre offering many activities
3 of our rooms are 2 bedroom family rooms and can sleep up to 4 people. (2 adults and 2 children or 4 adults at a push. All rooms are themed and are en-suite.)
The hotel has its own restaurant and 2 bars (one bar being seasonal), we also have a restaurant terrace which overlooks the Barrancos de Gebas and the stunning blue lake in the distance.

They are based in between 2 nature reserves, the sierra espuna and Los barrancos de Gebas

They offer: Quad Biking, Mountain Biking, No pedaling mountain biking,

Walking, 4×4 tours, Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting,

Paragliding, Climbing, River Rafting & Kayaking.

All activities must be prebooked, with credit/debit card details to secure the booking.

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat = 9am – 4pm / 7pm+

wed: 8am- 10am

sun: 9am – 4pm

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Snorkelling Safaris

Snorkelling Safaris:

Why not join one of our fun and exciting snorkelling safaris, for all ages in the calm waters mostly excellent visibility  a whole world of discovery is just below the surface!
As well as being a relaxing and calming experience, under the supervision of our Padi Divemaster or Instructor, snorkelling can change into a fun Free-Diving experience.
 These are guided tours from shore for snorkelling in a variety of sheltered bays around La Manga and cabo de palos where you will discover the thrill of interacting with the marine life & see many species of marine life such as sea bass, wrasse, goldine fish, hard & soft corals, invertebrates such as starfish & sea cucumbers and maybe an octopus! We bring fish identification cards so you can identify the species while being guided around the rocky bays.
 These tours usually last 2 hours & have no age limit but children under 6 years are advised to be accompanied by an adult.
We can also arrange tours for the whole family, a group or just leave your children in our experienced guides hands so you can relax for a couple of hours.
We provide : Transport to and from the snorkeling sites. Wet suits, fins ,mask and snorkel and buoyancy aid are also available on request and an experienced informative guide who can tell you about the different marine creatures you can encounter.

Cost: 35 Euros p/p  fully inclusive!

Already tried snorkelling?
Many people who have tried our snorkelling tours have gone on to try scuba diving and loved that too! More information on our scuba diving experiences and courses for all ages 8 and above you will find on the main page under COURSES. DONT MISS OUT!!

SPECIAL DEAL: Book the snorkelling safari and any dive course after and receive 10 Euros off the dive course!!


Barrett                              Snorkel