Water activity

Chania: Lazareta Stand-up Paddle Boarding Experience

Activity provider: Sup n' Blue

Chania: Lazareta Stand-up Paddle Boarding Experience

Activity provider: Sup n' Blue

From US$ 48.45 per person

Travel from Chania to the island of Lazareta on a stand-up paddleboard. Swim in the crystal-clear waters and get sweeping views of the town with the mountains in the backdrop.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Instructor
English, Greek
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Paddle in blue and tranquil waters to the island of Lazareta
  • Spot a variety of tropical fish and get the chance to see sea turtles
  • Get panoramic views towards the town of Chania and the White Mountains
  • Try your hand at the trendy water sport of stand-up paddleboarding
  • Explore the secluded beaches of the island and relax on the sandy shore
Full description

Grab a paddleboard and journey to the secluded island of Lazareta on this SUP trip from Chania. Experience a water activity that is easy and suitable for everyone. An instructor will teach you the basics of stand-up paddle boarding so you'll feel confident during the trip.

After learning the basics, follow your instructor to the picturesque oasis, the island of Lazareta, located in front of New Chora beach in the center of Chania. Discover the small beaches of the island and hear about the history that dates back to the Venetian period in the 16th century.

You'll have time to take a dip in the crystal-clear waters and see a variety of fish. While you’re relaxing in the sun, you can enjoy the breathtaking view above the town, where the White Mountains open wide and big behind.

Includes
  • SUP (board, paddle, leash)
  • life jacket
  • water shoes
  • dry bag
  • Water and a snack
  • Photos or videos
  • Instructor guide
  • SUP demonstration
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Non-swimmers
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Next to Tsalikis taverna and Almyriki 1950 seaside cafe bar. A good landmark is the bridges at the end of Selinou street

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What to bring

  • Swimwear
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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Unfortunately the weather was too windy to paddle, so Socrates spontaneously asked us to change the activity to a trip to an island, where we had the chance to snorkle. It was a great alternative and we had lots of fun. Socrates is really a kind, cheerful and courteous person, who also knows a lot about the history of the island. We had a really good time with him.

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September 15, 2022

The whole experience was great! I booked the SUP boarding at home before we travelled, unaware of any bus timetables or locations. We had originally booked the afternoon slot at 1pm, due to not knowing about the transport. I got a message from Socrates asking if we would like to change to the morning due to the winds. I explained that we haven’t arrived in Crete yet and that we don’t know the buses etc. Socrates was very understating, he provided us with a timetable and told us to wait till we got there and we could decide the day before the excursion as to whether we wanted the morning. The night before he called to say that rather than getting up so early, he had cancelled his 7.50 and the 1pm and we could go at 10am instead, this was a huge relief as we had children with us who don’t like to move in the mornings. So, we got the bus and he met us at the bus stop, so we didn’t get lost. We were running a few minutes late, but he was so laid back, extremely lovely and very informative!

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August 15, 2022

Originally we wanted to do the 1pm tour the next day. But Socrates asked us if we also spontaneously wanted to do the 6 p.m. Sunset Sunset Tour on the current day, since strong winds were announced for the next day. Luckily we were so spontaneous. The Sunset Tour was an incredibly beautiful experience and Socrates was a great guide. Very nice and personable, got us perfectly acquainted with the equipment and gave us a lot of information about the history of Lazaretta. Highly recommended, we would do the tour again and again. 5 stars are actually not enough as a rating.

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July 10, 2022

Product ID: 417932