Frequent ask questions

On this page you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions that our customers have asked. For example: how to get off the boat to have a swim, which clothes to wear, if the tour is suitable for children, where to park near the port of Palau etc …

If you can not find your answer to these questions, do not hesitate to contact us!


Road Informations

From Cagliari-Olbia SS131
Olbia  Palau SS 125
km 320

Oristano-Olbia SS 131
Olbia-Palau SS 125
km 210

Nuoro -Olbia SS 131
Olbia-Palau SS 125
km 144

Olbia-Palau SS 125
km 55

Arzachena-Palau SS 125
km 14

Cannigione-Palau SP 13
km 12

SS127- SS291- (E25 SS131)- sp 3- sp68 -SS 672-SS127-SS 133
km 152

KM 101

Free parking spaces are few, but there is a discreet availability of paid parking spaces. That’s why it’s important to get there a bit earlier so that we can board on time

Entering Palau, immediately after the level crossing:

– take the first right (leaving the carabinieri station on the left)

– Take the ascent and go for about 200 meters

– turn on the first right

– arrived at the roundabout, you will be in front of a left turning, the first paid parking.

– or from the roundabout, turn right, after 100 meters turn left until you reach the second parking near the marina

Paid parking tickets are equipped with tickets, we advise you to bring coins

Tour Informations

The boat leaves the harbor at 10:30, it is compulsory to check in at least one hour before in August and half an hour in the other months.

The excursion of the Maddalena archipelago starts from Palau from the marina which is on corner of the Piazza del Molo

We leave at 10:30, it is strongly recommended to be there 30min before to facilitate check-in operations

We will be back at the port at 17:30.

It is not possible, sorry. During the day you can sit where you want in relation to available, take care to keep any luggage with you.

You can buy the ticket in several ways:

– directly online with this link BOOK NOW

– book it by phone with this number via sms or whatsapp tel:+3938078.30.853

Ticket price depends on seasonality. Look at the prices by clicking BOOK NOW

Boat Informations

Its name is Petagus. And our two dachshunds Peta and Gus 🙂

The number of people on board depends on the season. In any case, the maximum number is 185

The white boat with a red stripe. On the stern you find the Petagus logo

On the boat we have a ladies bathroom and a gentlemans bathroom

Various Informations

The island of Maddalena is home to about 12,000 people. There are about 20 summer houses on the island of S. Maria.

If you alert us by 9.45 you will be given to the first available date without any penalties.

No, you just need to keep it on your smartphone!

(you can download the PDF file from the mail we send you once the booking is accepted)

No, it is absolutely forbidden by the law. The Harbor Master’s Office applies sanctified sanctions in case a person finds sand, rocks or other natural indigenous elements.

Fishing is absolutely forbidden, we are in fact in a protected area. The Maddalena Archipelago is National Park

It is recommended to bring the children in low and mid-season

Certainly, we have electrical outlets.

Typical beachwear. We also suggest you to wear a hat and sunblocks, tanning or protective creams, it depends on you!

There is a quay in Spargi, so we will be ascending and descending from the stern.

In Santa Maria, the same thing, there is a quay but in this case you will descend from the bow gangwa

Yes, we have two bridges: one lower always well protected from the sun and one above where we can open the gazebo if needed

Yes!!! In the lagoon of Budelli, the most beautiful part of the archipelago and the strong part of the tour with Petagus. You can dive into the fantastic NATURAL POOLS

If they are small, yes! However, I recommend using the leash and muzzle. They will make friends with our mascot Peta and Gus

Service Informations

Certainly, if you prefer a quieter tour, we do personalized  trips. CONTACT US NOW

We have a meat appetizer, a fish appetizer, mussels and white prawns.

In addition to the excursion, the guide service is included

It is a pleasure to tell the story of the places we are going through.

Out of respect for Covid standards, it is not possible to cook on board, so lunch is not included.

Of course, we always have plenty of water, drinks, snacks, and sandwiches

Tax of landing

The contribution of landing, is an alternative to the tax, and it is set up, in implementation of the ‘Article 4 of Legislative Decree 23/2011, mod. by Law 44/2012 of the DL 16/2012 converted amended by ‘Art. 33 of the Law of December 28, 2015, # 221, as amended by Decree “Thousand extensions” 2016, DL 30 December 2016 n. 244, already passed into law 27 February 2017 n. 19, with Regolamento Comunale  C.C. n. 16 of 30.4.2016 supplemented and amended by Del. CC. 12 and 13 of 31.03.2017;

It must be paid by all individuals, to reach the islands of the municipality of La Maddalena, using carriers that provide scheduled services or carrying out transportation of people for commercial purposes, enabled and allowed to make connections to the islands the Municipality of La Maddalena; The landing contribution is payable per passenger and must be received in the period from January 1 to December 31 of each year.

The measure of the tax is equal to:

– € 0.50 in the period from October 1 to March 31

– € 2.50 from 01 April to 30 September;

– € 5,00 from 01 June to 31 August for landings only in the smaller islands.

The contribution is not cumulative. They are exempted from payment of the contribution the people residing in the town, the commuters, commuter students and those who visit the island in hospitals for health reasons and their companions as well as the natives of our common although non-resident, are exempted minors from zero to six years and for residents in the municipality of Palau is considered useful the first payment of the landing fee, valid for all the additional inputs in the calendar year of payment, upon presentation of the same ticket and the appropriate document to attest to the residency

in the municipality of Palau; They are likewise obliged to pay for those who own properties eligible to an IMU in the municipality of La Maddalena and the members of their families.