Water activity

Nea Makri: Marathon Cape & Bay of Schinias Snorkeling Trip

Nea Makri: Marathon Cape & Bay of Schinias Snorkeling Trip

From US$ 71.43 per person

Explore the hidden bays of Marathon Cape with your mask and fins on a snorkeling trip, and enjoy the warm and safe waters of the historical Marathon area. Swim in the crystal clear waters and relax on the golden sandy beaches of Schinias Bay.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Instructor
English, French
Small group
Limited to 7 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Be accompanied by a certified instructor who will help you with the snorkeling equipment
  • Snorkel in 2 different spots then relax, swim or sunbathe on the boat
  • Benefit from great visibility so you will be able to enjoy and observe even the smallest creatures of the seabeds
  • Enjoy a small-group experience for a maximum of 7 people
  • Explore the beauty of the historical Marathon area
Full description
Come on board a snorkeling trip to enjoy the warm and clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Delight in a 4.5-hour excursion of snorkeling and swimming on this excursion to Marathon Cape and Bay of Schinias. After a 20-minute speedboat ride from Marathon beach, you'll be exploring the beautiful, hidden bays of Marathon Cape. Let your guide show you how to use the snorkeling equipment, and then plunge into the gorgeous waters to see all the vibrant marine life of the region! Enjoy snacks and refreshments on board throughout the day.  Later, relax on the sandy beach or swim in the crystal clear waters of Schinias Bay.
Includes
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Photographs or video from the trip
  • Use of snorkel equipment
  • Biscuits or fruits
  • Juice or tea
  • Boat expenses

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    Meeting point

    Meet at the local partner's dive center called Kanelakis Diving Experiences.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Swimwear
    • Towel

    Not allowed

    • Unaccompanied minors

    Know before you go

    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum age: 6
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or a full refund
    • Basic swimming skills required
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 72 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.8/5
    • Safety
      4.7/5

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    This snorkeling tour was one of the highlights of our Athens vacation and we can only recommend it. The weather wasn't that good that day, so after consultation with all participants, Dimitris skipped the boat trip and drove with us in the car to a snorkeling spot (he then made the tour cheaper). The sea was pleasantly calm there, so that we had a very nice time despite the strong wind. In the water, he repeatedly drew our attention to various creatures and explained things that we would probably never have noticed on our own. Briefly on how to get here: From Athens you can take the KTEL Attikis buses to Nea Makri. The departure from Athens is next to the metro station Nomismatokopio, the departure times can be found on the website of the bus company. Depending on the traffic situation, the journey time is approx. 1 hour. A one-way trip costs €2.90 per person, we paid for it while we were on the bus.

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    October 13, 2022

    We enjoyed snorkeling in Marathon Cape with Dimitris. We were a little nervous as it was our first time snorkeling but Dimitris made sure everybody was safe and knew how to use the equipment. The water was calm, which made it really easy to swim in. We couldn’t believe how clear the water was! We saw so many sea creatures, there were a ton of fish! One of the coolest experiences and most relaxing. At the second stop, Schinias, one person saw a sting ray! After the event, we decided to grab lunch by the beach before heading back to our hotel. It was an awesome day!

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    September 24, 2022

    Very good experience! I joined snorkeling and he showed us some animal he found along the way, we can even touch them. We saw small fishes! The 4pm tour can be a bit cool when at 5-6pm. We couldn't find a bus after the tour at 9pm, so we call them and they even helped us to call the taxi!! Highly recommended

    September 2, 2022

    Product ID: 157668