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Rhodes: Pirates' Route Sea Kayaking Tour

1. Rhodes: Pirates' Route Sea Kayaking Tour

Take half a day to explore the East Coast of Rhodes from the water, with a sea kayaking tour. Paddle along the coastline and discover 3 beaches up close. Take in the stunning colors of the Mediterranean sea and admire the interesting rock formations. Begin the Pirates' Route sea kayaking tour at Kathara Beach in Faliraki. Meet your guide and learn all you need to know about safety before climbing in your very own kayak. As you glide over the Mediterranean waters, take opportunities to dive into the colorful sea directly from the kayak. Discover seak caves and local beaches, before enjoying a picnic lunch at a favorite local beach. Try out snorkeling and discover life below the water's surface. If you're feeling adventurous, get your adrenaline pumping by cliff jumping off the surrounding rocks. Full of experience and a traditional Greek picnic, head back to Faliraki. As you go, listen to entertaining local myths, facts about the geography, and try to spot some wildlife in their natural habitat.

Faliraki: Sunrise Sea Kayaking Experience with Breakfast

2. Faliraki: Sunrise Sea Kayaking Experience with Breakfast

Kayak on the open sea at a time of day when almost no human activity disturbs the natural serenity. Watch the sun rise over the sea and admire the incredible colors. Reward your early wake-up time with a Greek breakfast afterward. Start the tour from Kathara Beach in Faliraki, where your guides will show you everything you need to know for the tour. Before the crack of dawn, set off on a journey toward the south, following the coastline with the east on your left. As you approach Antony Quinn’s Bay, slow down and wait for the sunrise. Enjoy the fantastic feeling as everything turns red and orange, and the sea shines. After enjoying the spectacle — and taking some awesome photos — visit Ladiko beach. If you like, go for a swim and take in the tranquility. On the way back, explore the Cave of the Seal before paddling back to Kathara Beach. Upon arrival, savor a Greek breakfast overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

Rhodes: 2-Day Sea Kayaking and Hiking Combo Activity

3. Rhodes: 2-Day Sea Kayaking and Hiking Combo Activity

Discover the breathtaking nature of the island of Rhodes with this combo package. Feel free to choose which activity you wish to do first. The activities do not have to be completed on consecutive days. Below is a suggested itinerary. Day 1: Sea Kayaking  Head to Kathara Beach, where your activity begins. From there, paddle around the island's secluded beaches and spectacular rock formations that contribute to the emerald green color of the waters around you. During this 5-hour activity, there will be multiple opportunities for swimming and snorkeling at Ladiko and Traounou Beach, followed by a delicious homemade picnic at Traounou Beach. On the return trip, take your time and enjoy the tranquility of your surroundings. Day 2: Hiking Travel inland towards the central-western area. After a picturesque drive, reach Salakos, a beautiful agricultural village, located in the foothills of the mountain Profitis Ilias, where you will discover the 3rd-biggest mountain on the island. Ascend the mountain gently, following well-maintained trails that are suitable for beginners. Take refuge from the sun under the shade of the ilex and olive trees that line most of the trail. During the uphill hike, enjoy magnificent views of the Aegean Sea, the coastline of Turkey and some nearby islands. At the peak, admire the famous Elafos and Elafina (male and female deer in Greek), and former Italian buildings built by Italian colonists almost 100 years ago. You will also visit the “Villa de Vecci” house of the former Italian Governor of Rhodes and the Byzantine Church of Profitis Elias. Following a short break and a snack, begin your descent back to Salakos.

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5.0 / 5

based on 116 reviews

This was an outstanding experience and was one of my highlights of the whole trip. It’s a unique way to see Rhodes in a more authentic way and seeing all the iconic locations that makes Rhodes so unique and the history behind Rhodes truly a great experience. All the guides that I had for this trip were all very nice and made kayaking really easy and comfortable for a beginner like. Couldn’t have done it with our them. Overall highly recommended doing this activity for people who come and visit Rhodes who want a nice calming experience as they go around a section of Rhodes coast. Truly a one of a kind experience

Wonderful experience - I can’t say enough about Maria & her partner. They ensured that our kayaks were adjusted appropriately for us, made sure we wore our PFD’s properly! Gave us some breaks at regular intervals (which I think we all appreciated). During the breaks we were given some interesting info about Rhodes, like history etc…. We then went snorkeling when we arrived at our destination. Last, but not least, we had a nice, Greek picnic

The kayaking was great and good to do for beginners. The snorkelling spot was very nice and the guides were very nice. We had a great day. The only negative thing i have to say wae that on the way to the swimming spot you stop at multiple spots and can rest a little bit while on the way back you don’t stop anywhere which made it a little tiring. But it was still fun regardless.

Super équipe, très beaux paysages et un encadrement parfait pour une première expérience de kayak. Les accompagnants étaient jeunes et proposaient vraiment une ambiance de détente et d’amusement!

Really good activity and the 2 staff members were so accommodating and nice. We got to spend time seeing things and the pictures at the end were a massive bonus