From Paphos: Akamas Peninsula National Park Day Trip

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16 reviews

Activity provider: Qualiday

From Paphos: Akamas Peninsula National Park Day Trip

Activity provider: Qualiday

From US$ 32.62 per person

Explore Akamas Peninsula National Park on this tour from Paphos. Trek the Avakas Gorge and have the chance to see turtles and swim at Lara Bay before stopping at the picturesque St. George Church.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
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  • Feast your eyes on the dramatic scenery of the EDRO III shipwreck and sea caves
  • Trek through the Avakas Gorge nature trail and see spectacular wildlife
  • Get the chance to see baby turtles hatching at a turtle conservation project
  • Go for a dip in the crystal clear waters of Lara Bay or relax on the sand
  • Marvel at breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea from St. George's Church
Full description

Experience the best of the Akamas Peninsula National Park on this day tour from Paphos. Hike through the Avakas Gorge, visit a turtle conservation project at Lara Bay, and witness the shipwreck of EDRO III.

After getting picked up from your hotel in Paphos, head to your first stop, the Avakas Gorge, for a trek through nature. Hike through the gorge and take in its unspoiled flora and fauna.

Continue to Lara Bay, a nesting ground for green and loggerhead turtles and home to the turtle conservation project. If you are lucky, you may even see the baby turtles hatching (end of July to October). Enjoy some free time for a swim here before grabbing lunch at a nearby tavern (not included in the price).

Finally, drive to St. George Church, located in a small fishing village overlooking the sea to take photographs. On the way back to Paphos stop to witness the shipwreck of the EDRO III against the backdrops of the sea caves and rocky shoreline.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Licensed guide
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with motion sickness

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Towel

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Boots

Know before you go

  • Customers wishing to enter the innermost part of the gorge do so at their own risk due to the danger of falling rocks
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

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in general, most of the trip is the best PLUS professional guide an interesting plan, but when there was an accident of a lost phone by a participant, the organizer did not even want to stop for a moment to get him back Well not cool, luckily, a day later a happy finder came to the hotel and I recovered the phone! !! I expected a much better response from the organizer that I would care that the whole trip was satisfied

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October 8, 2022

We had a great time on this trip! Both the guide and the driver were very friendly, and the places we visited were amazing- the Akamas gorge, Lara Bay and the church were great and we had plenty of time to explore them all. The highlight of the tour was the shipwreck and sea caves. All in all a must do whilst in Cyprus

August 25, 2022

September 22, 2022

Product ID: 416057