Zakynthos Nature & adventure

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Zakynthos Island: Navagio Shipwreck Beach & Blue Caves Tour

1. Zakynthos Island: Navagio Shipwreck Beach & Blue Caves Tour

Discover the beauty of Zakynthos island on a combined minibus and glass-bottom speedboat tour. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up at your accommodation. Swim in azure caves, visit Navagio Shipwreck beach, and see sights like a 2000-year-old olive tree and Kalamaki Beach. Be picked up from the comfort of your hotel or nearby accommodation in an air-conditioned bus and listen as your guide will share with you the day's tour plan. Explore the north-east of Zakynthos Island by, stop in Katastari to snap pictures of panoramic views of Alykes Beach. See a Xigia beach which has a natural spa with sulfur and collagen, and the rocky shore of Makris Gialos Beach. Hop aboard the glass-bottom speedboat and visit the stunning Navagio Shipwreck beach. Walk on the fine golden sands and take pictures with the boat. On the way back to the harbor, you'll get the chance to swim inside the beautiful blue caves of the area. Purchase lunch at the shipwreck panoramic viewpoint before hitting some more photo hotspots like the 2000-year-old olive tree in the charming town of Exo Chora. View the island of Agios Sostis, the 8-kilometer-long Kalamaki Beach before transferring back to your hotel.

Zakynthos: Half-Day Trip to Marathonisi and Keri Caves

2. Zakynthos: Half-Day Trip to Marathonisi and Keri Caves

Start with pickup from your hotel and discover the highlights of the southern region of Zakynthos. The first stop will be at Kalamaki Beach to learn about the turtle nests in the area. Next, embark on a 3-hour boat cruise from the port in the town of Laganas. Stop at the nearby island of Marathonisi where you can admire its beautiful caves and white sand beaches. Keep a look out for the Caretta turtles who inhabit the surrounding waters. Continue by sailing to the Keri Caves located on the southern coast of Zakynthos, where you can enjoy a stop for swimming. Return to the port, and travel to the Aristeon Olive Oil Press. Learn about the long history of olive oil production on the island and taste some samples. Finally, be returned to your hotel on Zakynthos to finish the tour.

Laganas: Off-Road Buggy Adventure in Zakynthos with Lunch

3. Laganas: Off-Road Buggy Adventure in Zakynthos with Lunch

The tour begins in the morning at the starting point. All equipment and gear is provided by us. Following a briefing by your tour guide you will set off at 10:00. 20' into the tour, the off-road fun begins. The first stop is at idyllic Marathias to take photos of Turtle island. Then a drive through the dense forest of Marathias will lead you to the breathtaking Mizithres viewpoint. Continuing the tour you will find yourself in the vineyards of Agalas at Andronios Wells. 11 in total! Feeling hot? The next stop is at the ruggedly magnificent Korakonisi for 1.5hrs of swimming, snorkelling or relaxing. After a cool dip, you are bound to be hungry. A private traditional Greek lunch is served at an old farmhouse under the shade of trees in Loucha, one of the oldest but by far the prettiest villages in Zante. Plenty of food and unlimited soft drinks are available. After lunch, the final stretch of the tour begins, with a drive through the Loucha Valley. The group returns back to the original starting point at approximately 16:00. After 85km of driving, and 80% of it off-road, you will be full of dust and unforgettable memories to last a lifetime.

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What people are saying about Zakynthos

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 666 reviews

This was a great day out with our guide Theodore who was friendly and helpful, giving us lots of information about the area and answering all our questions. He also volunteered to take family photos at all the scenic viewpoints. The minibus tour was great but the high light of the trip had to be the boat excursion to Navagio (shipwreck) beach where you get to spend an hour before being taken to the blue caves. I was amazed how far they took the boat in to the caves, we were lucky that at one of the caves the water was not too choppy and were able to take a quick swim here too. Theodore didn’t join us on the boat trip but his colleague Kostas was also very pleasant. After the boat trip there is a quick lunch stop at a local taverna which was okay - my wife says her prawns were amazing. A quick stop at the oldest olive tree on the island and then back to be dropped if at our accommodation. A thouroughly good day and I felt it was great value.

We were picked up on time in a clean, well-air-conditioned bus. The tour was great. We stopped at many places but were told early on that we wouldn't be able to visit Shipwreck Beach due to high winds that day. Although we weren't able to visit the beach, we did get to visit one of the farms on the island and learned a lot about the history of the farm, met some animals and got to try some delicious wine! Dennis was a lovely tour guide and I'd happily book the tour again.

This tour was excellent! The guide takes you all over the southern part of the island passing olive groves and wineries as well as stopping at many beautiful viewpoint and a place to swim in clear blue water along the cliffs! You enjoy a lovely homemade meal in the hills before heading back to the starting point!

Absolutely brilliant day this is a must if you visit the island and the owners are fantastic too coukdnt fault it in anyway, best thing we have done by far, will be back to do it again one day

Little bit late to pick up, but experience with this price was excellent!