Sea kayak excursions in Nafplio

Sea kayak excursions in Nafplio
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Chill
  • Spoken languages: Greek, English
  • Fitness level: Everybody welcome
  • Minimum age: minimum 8 y/o
  • Duration: 4 hrs
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible 1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Nafplio port at the marine, Philellinon square
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Paddle around the blue waters of Nafplio with a sea kayak excursion and admire the natural beauty and the fortresses of the area. Nafplio is rich in history - with the sea kayak tour you will have the chance to take a look to the Medieval Castles of Nafplio.

Join Panexpeditions on a sea kayak tour starting from the port at Nafplio. An original tour awaits you to unfold the history of 4 different fortresses, rich in culture and stories. The sea kayak tours are accessible to everyone covering a distance of 7km in 3 hours. 

The first site you will visit is the famous fort of Bourtzi, built in 1473. It is located on a tiny inlet right in front of the port. Afterwards, you will paddle towards the old town of Nafplio, under the cannons of the Old Town's first line of fortification.  Palamidi and its thousand stairs is the most famous castle of the area, and a UNESCO World Heritage fortress. 

Once you've finished admiring the views to Palamidi, you will paddle along the ancient road of nafplio, under the Akronafplia fortress taking some photos under the breathtaking cliffs and the lush vegetation. 

You will go on paddling along the coastline with the sea kayak, until you reach a secluded beach where you will take a break and enjoy local delicacies and refreshments. In the end you will be returning back to the port to finish this magnificent sea kayak tour. 

Offer Description

You will be visiting the following spots:  Port of Nafplio - Bourtzi Island Castle - Akronauplia Fortress - Secluded beach - Karathona beach - Return by car to Nafplio

You will finish at Karathona beach and be picked up by car to return to Nafplio

You will be covering 7km paddling

Activity Duration: 4 hours of total activity (1 - 1,5 hours of relaxed paddling)

Highlights: Bourtzi Island Fort, Akronauplia Fortress, Palamidi Fortress

  • Sea Kayak handling/safety briefing
  • Single or double Sea Kayaks and all equipment (buoyancy aid, spray deck, paddle)
  • Snacks and refreshments, with local products
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Big dry bag for your necessities
  • Photos and videos with GoPro Camera sent at a later date
  • 1st Aid and Sea Kayak safety equipment carried by your guides
Do not forget to bring
  • Hat & sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • T-shirt, long sleeve top or Lycra shirt
Meeting point
Nafplio port at the marine, Philellinon square Get directions



Average rating
5 / 5
Very good
An amazing experience!
  • 5 / 5

What’s not to love about kayaking through parts of the Agean Sea to see some old forts and mostly private beaches? Everything about the experience was just amazing, and I’d wholeheartedly recommend kayaking with the guys at PanExpeditions!

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