Water activity

Zakynthos: Turtle Spotting Cruise on a Glass-Bottom Boat

Zakynthos: Turtle Spotting Cruise on a Glass-Bottom Boat

From US$ 28.99 per person

Take unique photos of turtles at a close distance as you sail through the crystal clear waters off the coast of Zakynthos on a glass-bottomed boat. Explore the amazing Keri caves and cross the famous Arches from underneath.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Your hotel within 12km from Laganas. Remote locations will be served on request for an extra cost.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a cruise on a special eco friendly glass bottom boat
  • Spot turtles, see their nests, and take unique pictures and videos
  • Immerse your body in the clear blue crystal waters
  • Enjoy a swimming stop at the Golden nesting beach on Marathonisi Island
Full description
After being picked up from your accommodation, set off to begin your 3-hour eco-friendly turtle spotting cruise. Climb aboard a special glass-bottomed boat and embark on your journey through the National Marine Park surrounding the island.  Make a photo stop at the famous Cameo Islet, which was created by the 1633 earthquake. Take unique photos (guaranteed sightings) of the turtles from up close, and take the opportunity to swim amongst them in their natural habitat.  After this, explore the enchanting Keri Caves, and pass underneath the “Kamares”, before enjoying another swimming opportunity in the clear waters. Finally, arrive at the turtle-shaped island of Marathonisi. Swim and have fun at the Golden Nesting Beach which is home to the loggerhead sea turtle Caretta Caretta. You will also have the chance to admire the stunning caves.
Includes
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Boat ticket
  • Food and drinks
  • Equipment
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Snorkeling gear

Not allowed

  • Pets
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 183 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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We had Stella as our guide, who was informative and fun! The trip itself became very wet, because of the wind, so make sure to put phones and camera's in a sealed plastic bag. The beach she took us to, turned out to be one of the finest of the island. We haven't seen turtles on that beach, but did see them when we were back in the harbor.

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September 13, 2021

We got off to a rough start as there was a miscommunication with the van driver who was supposed to pick us up. Once that was settled, our tour could not have been more enjoyable. The captain of our boat, Stella, was very experienced and knowledgeable on all the sights of the tour. We dived off the boat near picturesque sea caves and went swimming in beautiful cove of a lovely islet. Thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining. Special thanks to Kostas who lent a helping hand when our boat’s anchor lodged on some rocks. Highly recommended.

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July 16, 2021

The tour was very nice, the organization was great, we were picked up and brought back on time. It was great to be in a small group so you could keep your distance. If you only do the tour because of the turtles, you would be disappointed, although we saw one, 2 boats shared the sighting, the turtle seemed a bit harassed to me. Otherwise everything was great ... nice boat guide ensured a good atmosphere!

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July 15, 2021

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