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Elafonisi Beach: 3-Hour Sea Kayaking Experience

4.7 / 5

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Elafonisi Beach: 3-Hour Sea Kayaking Experience

From US$ 78.88 per person

Explore the beautiful lagoon between the island of Elafonisi and Crete's mainland. Paddle on sea kayaks, admire the water's shades of blue, and explore the hidden side of the island with an experienced instructor.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Instructor
English, Italian, Greek
Small group
Limited to 6 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the less crowded side of the popular sandy peninsula
  • Paddle through shallow waters along the rocky reef
  • Awe at the different shades of turquoise water and pink sand
Full description
Experience the turquoise waters between Elafonisi and Crete on a 3-hour sea kayaking experience. Paddle along as you follow your instructor through gorgeous waters and scenic beaches. Meet your group instructor at Elafonisi beach, where you will get a short briefing and tips on the best ways to paddle a sea kayak. The sit-on-top boats are very stable and easy to maneuver. The route will go around the sandy peninsula of Elafonisi. Join a small group of kayakers and together marvel at the colors of the sand, naturally pink from the remains of tiny shells, and the sea, with its multiple shades of blue. Have some fun navigating a shallow reef among low rocks. On land, admire the natural vegetation. Enjoy a view of the vast Lybian Sea. Your route goes around little sandy coves and solitary sea rocks whose winged inhabitants comprise of gulls and cormorants. The experience can finish with snorkeling in the shallow waters between the rocks and the sandy coves, away from the crowds in this natural paradise.
Includes
  • Sit-on-top sea kayak
  • Personal floating device
  • Safety instructions and paddling tips
  • Kayak group instructor
  • Snorkel and mask
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Towel
Not suitable for
  • Children under 7 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Look out for a white van with 'Fit in Crete' colored stickers and orange, yellow, and red kayaks.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Breathable clothing

Know before you go

  • Please keep in mind that this tour depends on the weather conditions
  • Please pack some water and a light snack in a water-resistant bag
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 3 reviews

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A kayak tour that will be remembered! It was a great tour including snorkeling time. Our guides were very warm and tried hard. Due to the small group (5 people) everyone could be considered. There was also time to relax and enjoy the breathtaking view. A really great experience that I would do again at any time and that I can recommend to everyone!

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October 6, 2021

September 16, 2021

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Manu has been an amazing guide/teacher for us on our first kayaking. We had an amazing time, amazing views and it was very active indeed. On top we have been snorkeling and saw a moraine! Amazing! Totally recommendable. Do it.

September 21, 2021

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