Sea kayaking excursions in Ithaca Island

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Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: full day
Spoken languages: English, Greek
Cancellation policy: flexible More info
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Activity description

Go on a sea kayak day trip with Odyssey Club, and explore the island of Ulysses in a very unique way. There are three different day trips to choose from, all in different locations. All the places have been chosen for their extreme beauty that will leave you thrilled. Go live your own "Odyssey" in the Ithaca island and create memories you will never forget. 

Do I need any previous experience to go sea kayaking?

The answer is simply no. The instructors of Odyssey Diving have many years of instruction experience in sea kayaking and they will teach you everything before entering the water. They also stay nearby when sea kayaking in case you need any help. In any case, there is a rescue boat at your call if you need it. The waters in Ithaca are usually flat and crystal clear giving you the best possible sea kayaking experience. 

The Excursions

You will be kayaking along the coastline of Ithaka. You will start from Vathy harbour and then you can either do the beaches Gidaki, Filiatro and Sarakiniko, or you can kayak along Nirikos coast to arrive in the end to Lazareto island (round trip). You can also explore the underwater world by snorkeling in Nisopoulo island. You can find in the options below the different excursion and choose the best one for you. 

Offers

1
Sea kayaking of 2 Famous Beaches on Ithaca
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The all time classic day trip in Ithaca. During this trip you will explore three of the most famous beaches of Ithaca: Gidaki and Filiatro. You will visit Lazareto islet in the middle of Vathy harbor and you will paddle along the vertical rocky coast of Cape Skotaria. There are more than 10 beaches in the way to stop for snorkeling swimming or just a break. You will be briefed for the activity on the spot by your experienced instructors. 

Paddling distance: 12.5 km.

Duration: 5 hours approximately. 

 
Activity requirements

Don’t forget to bring:

-Hat
-Water – minimum 1,5 litre per person
-Sunscreen
-Swimwear
-Beach Towel
-Change of clothes

Special terms

It is better to contact your instructor prior the activity as the trips are scheduled according to:

-Weather conditions
-Client locations
-Client/Group Experience
-Group size/numbers – the aim is to keep groups small and personal.

Keep in mind: 
Trips may take a little longer than proposed due to weather conditions. Trips may be cancelled or modified due to weather conditions. Safety is always the first priority.

Sensation Level:

Chill

Fitness level:

Everybody welcome

Duration:

full day

Meeting point:

Odyssey Outdoor Activities, Epar.Od. Kioniou - Pera Pigadiou, Vathi

Included:
  • Sea Kayaks – single or double
  • Paddles
  • PFD – personal flotation device
  • Spray decks
  • Dry Bags
  • Sandwich
  • Water
2
Sea kayaking the Small Islands in Vathy
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Explore the coastline of the tallest mountain in Ithaca. Niritos was described in Homer’s Odyssey as the main mountain of Ithaca island. Visit the tiny beaches at the foot of the mountain. Also visit Lazareto island and Skartzoumponisi Island at the entrance of Vathy harbor. Enjoy snorkeling at any beach of your choice. Experience a small crossing to see how it feels being out in the sea inside a small boat as a kayak.

Paddling distance: 13.5 km.

Duration: 5 hours approximately. 

Activity requirements

Don’t forget to bring:

-Hat
-Water – minimum 1,5 litre per person
-Sunscreen
-Swimwear
-Beach Towel
-Change of clothes

Special terms

It is better to contact your instructor prior the activity as the trips are scheduled according to:

-Weather conditions
-Client locations
-Client/Group Experience
-Group size/numbers – the aim is to keep groups small and personal.

Keep in mind: 
Trips may take a little longer than proposed due to weather conditions. Trips may be cancelled or modified due to weather conditions. Safety is always the first priority.

Sensation Level:

Chill

Fitness level:

Everybody welcome

Duration:

full day

Meeting point:

Odyssey Outdoor Activities, Epar.Od. Kioniou - Pera Pigadiou, Vathi

Included:
  • Sea Kayaks – single or double
  • Paddles
  • PFD – personal flotation device
  • Spray decks
  • Dry Bags
  • Sandwich
  • Water
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Meeting point

Odyssey Outdoor Activities, Epar.Od. Kioniou - Pera Pigadiou, Vathi Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
4 days
Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
48 hrs
Cancellation 48 hours or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule

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Fantastique randonnee en kayak de mer avec un instructeur pédagogue et sympa. Les côtes explorées sont splendides.