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Duration: 4 days

Difficulty: intermediate

Distance: 30km


  • Sfantu Gheorghe
  • Sacalin Bay
  • Sacalin Island

Sfântu Gheorghe – Sacalin Island – Sfântu Gheorghe

In this tour, we will row through both the sea and the Danube Delta. We will have the opportunity to observe a lot of diverse habitats from the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve.

Every night, we’ll camp in a different place, always near wild beaches. In this tour we will know many of the birds and animals that live in the Danube Delta or the Black Sea. We will sail near the Sacalin Peninsula, where the largest colonies of terns and pelicans can be found , the peninsula being the main nesting, feeding and wintering area of these species.

This area has been declared a natural reservation, and the access of tourists is strictly forbidden. That’s why we will be quietly sailing without descending from kayaks, from where we will admire the beautiful scenery.

Maximum rowing distance: about 12 km / day

This tour is for tourists with minimal camping experience.

Day 1

Our team will wait for you at the port of Sfantu. Gheorghe. Once you arrive, we’ll take you to our village location. We can offer you camping conditions.

After you have stayed – at our hostels or at the locals – we will take a walk through the village and to the sea, on the wild beaches around the village. On this day, we will have the opportunity to get to know each other better and review the latest details for the adventure that awaits us.

Day 2

Day two will start with a sailing boat safely. Then we will distribute the equipment and supplies, we’ll put everything in the kayak, and around 10 am, we’ll get on the road.

We will cross the Danube, and we will go into the Delta on some wild canals. After few hours ,before entering Sacalin Bay, we will reach our first camp site.

After lunch, those who have energy can take a short walk to Sacalin Bay, fishing or bathing, while one of the guides will help prepare for dinner.

Maximum rowing distance: about 12 km

Day 3

Depending on the weather and the waves, we will set the route of this day together. We have the option to roam the sea or take it to the Delta channels.

Throughout the day we will have the opportunity to admire the famous wild horses of the Delta and we will have the chance to be accompanied by dolphins, pelicans and other animals in the area while rowing. We will take breaks for taking photos, bathing, rest, snacks and kayaking for the passionate.Towards the evening we will reach a wild canal where we will sit our last camp on this trip.

Rowing distance: about 11 km.

Day 4

After taking breakfast and gathering the camp, we will head to Sfântu-Gheorghe, the final destination. After the meal, once we have reached Gura-Portiţei, we prepare the camp.
We will stop from place to place for taking pictures ,rest or bathing.

Towards the afternoon we will reach the village. We will have the opportunity, after a few days in the wild, to cool down in the shade of a cold drink terrace.

Rowing distance: about 8 km


For transport from Tulcea or from any airport in the country, we can bring you into contact with transport companies at reasonable prices.

Any tour  can be changed. Both duration and route can be changed according to customer preferences. The tours presented are just examples of tourist itineraries in the Danube Delta. Please contact us for any questions and we will respond to you as soon as possible.