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2 Days Sea Kayaking Symi

2 Days Sea Kayaking Symi

2 Days Kayaking Symi is a glorious Sea Kayaking Tour on the most picturesque of the Dodecanese Islands.

ACTIVE PERIOD
April to June & September – October
DIFFICULTY LEVEL
3
DURATION
2 days
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
2
2 Days Sea Kayaking Symi
Price from €250
PRICE FROM € 250 - DECLARE INTEREST

Overview

During this one-of-kind adventure, you experience Greek island life from up close, swim in Symi’s crystal-clear blue waters, paddle in its secluded bays and visit places few have seen, let alone been to. This eco-friendly trip takes you to explore Symi, a small island located in the south of the Aegean Sea, 25 miles away from Rhodes, which has uniquely been declared an Archaeological Site in its entirety. The architecture of the houses in the traditional villages is famous due to its neoclassical style, and the Italian influence on the colours used to paint the houses – terracotta and ochre. All this adds up to a perfect panorama that looks just like a painting! All the houses in Symi are protected by Greek Law and the Ministry of Archaeology.

The nature on this island is also quite dramatic and unique. From its sharp limestone cliffs to its fertile valleys, Symi never fails to impress.

Day 1
St George Disalonas Bay
Day 2
Gyalos - Nimborios - Nimos

Activities / Schedule

St George Disalonas Bay

On Day one of this fabulous Sea Kayaking Tour you meet up with your Trekking Hellas expert guide at the port of Gyalos early in the morning (approximately 09.00). From your first glimpse of this island to the last you will without a doubt find it hard to get enough of this beautifully unique island.

Our Sea Kayaking Tour starts straight away in Gyalos – right next where you disembarked from the ferry when you arrived. No need to worry about your personal belongings and luggage as everything will be automatically transferred to tonight’s accommodation if you have chosen to stay in a hotel.

Our destination for today is St George Disalonas Bay – an area only accessible by boat. The magnificent rock face behind the beach, completes its unique and breathtaking scenery. We indulge ourselves, swimming in its clear turquoise waters and top it all off with a delicious BBQ next to the chapel of St. George.

(OPTION AAfter lunch, we have time to explore a bit more of the east coastline of the island – stop at Nanou Bay for a refreshing drink and then come back to set up camp under a starlit sky.

Dinner & Overnight stay at St George Disalonas bay – Camping style.

  • Miles: 9.1 miles
  • Duration: 6.5 hours
  • Actual Paddling time: 3.0 hours

OR

(OPTION BOvernight stay in Pedi – a true paradise for those seeking peace and serenity!  If you are interested in some evening exploration of Gyalo, Symi’s main town it’s just a short walk away!

  • Miles: 8.5
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Actual Paddling time: 3.5 hours

Οvernight stay in Pedi or Camping at St George Bay

Gyalos - Nimborios - Nimos

An early breakfast is recommended today on our Sea Kayaking Tour to make the most of the colours of the morning sky and the peace and quiet of St George’s Bay or Pedi beach (Option A or B). After deliciously refueling we set off on our next kayaking session. Marvelling at the amazing views of the colourful houses of Gyalos and Nimporios before reaching Nimos Island – a stone’s throw away from Symi!

Nimos is an uninhabited island and as a result has goats aplenty.

Today we enjoy our leisurely lunch, served in the courtyard of Panagia Ipakoi’s small church.

In the afternoon, it is sadly time to say goodbye to this little rocky paradise and your guides. You will of course have your paddling memories and plenty of photos to remember your unforgettable 2 Days Kayaking Symi!

Miles: 9.5

(OPTION A)

  • Miles: 10.5
  • Duration: 8.0 hours
  • Actual Paddling time: 4.5 hours

(OPTION B)

  • Miles: 9.5
  • Duration: 7.5 hours
  • Actual Paddling time: 4 hours

End of the day (approx. 17.00)

Important Info

In a glance

SURFACE AREA
57.86 km²
POPULATION
2,590
CURRENCY
euro (€)
TIMEZONE
UTC+02:00 (EET)

Highlights

  • Symi town & St George Disalonas
  • The turquoise waters of Agia Marina
  • Nimos Island
  • Nimporio village

Fixed Departures

  • October 2022 : 01 - 02 & 08 - 09 

Prices

Price/person:

Staying in tents wild camping :

  • 250€ for min 8 participants
  • 280€ for min 6 participants
  • 310€ for min 4 participants
  • 440€ for min 2 participants

Staying at  a hotel:

  • 290€ for min 8 participants
  • 330€ for min 6 participants
  • 390€ for min 4 participants
  • 520€ for min 2 participants

General Information

This Sea Kayaking Tour allows you to get away from the crowds and experience the real and authentic side of the island. You have the chance to see how the locals live nowadays, how the sea seems to constantly be fighting with the land, how tiny little white chapels are often hidden in the most unspoilt places, and finally, how life can be extraordinary and yet at the same time so simple – all from up close!

Equipment

Extras for wild camping option:

2 Days Sea Kayaking Symi

2 Days Kayaking Symi is a glorious Sea Kayaking Tour on the most picturesque of the Dodecanese Islands.

Price from €250

DECLARE INTEREST

FAQs

What should I bring with me?

  • What is listed above in Equipment section

What's the meeting point & time?

Meeting Point: Gyalos, Symi - in front of the Clocktower

Time: 09.00am

Participation requirements

Level of Experience: Previous sea kayaking experience required

Age limitations : 14 years old and older

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