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Tour overview

A majestic 8 days sea kayaking trip in the Dodecanese Islands.

During this adventure, you will get as close as possible to the Greek island’s life, swim in the crystal-clear waters, paddle is hidden bays and go in places very few have been. This eco-friendly trip combines the cosmopolitan full of history Rhodes, with elegant Symi –and Kastellorizo, one of the tiniest of the Greek Islands and the most Eastern. The sea kayaking activity permits you to get away of the crowds and experience the real and authentic side of the region. You will have the chance to see up-close how the locals live nowadays, how the sea constantly fights with the land, how the white chapels are hidden in the most unspoiled places, and finally, how life can be simple but yet extraordinary. You can choose from the activity only package or the full one – which covers your accommodation and transportation too.

Highlights of 8 days sea kayaking trip in the Dodecanese Islands.

  • Anthony Quinn’s Bay
  • Lindos village & the Acropolis
  • Symi town & St George Disalonas
  • Blue Cave in Kastellorizo
  • Red Sand Beach
  • Nimos Island

Trekking Hellas offers a variety of activities and tours in Rhodes and the Dodecanese Islands and all over Greece, which can be added to your itinerary, which is totally customizable. You can extend your stay in Rhodes staying in a charming lodging in the medieval town and explore the island actively with our day tours such as  Mt. Akramitis hike Profits Ilias Sunset Hike or for foodie lovers our Taste of Rhodes tour.

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Activities

Tour Summary

Duration

8 days

Period of Operation: April to June & September – October

Level of difficulty : 2,5/5

Price/person:

All Inclusive Full Package:

  • 1420€ for min 8 participants
  • 1540€ for min 6 participants
  • 1740€ for min 4 participants
  • 2360€ for min 2 participants

Activity Only Package:

  • 760€ for min 8 participants
  • 840€ for min 6 participants
  • 1000€ for min 4 participants
  • 1480€ for min 2 participants

Participation requirements

  • Level of Experience: Previous sea kayaking experience required
  • Age limitations : 14 years old and older

Tour Details

Tour inclusions

Full Package:

  • 6 nights in double room (Paradise studios Faliraki or Similar)
  • 1 night in double room (Pedi Beach Hotel or Similar)
  • 6 sea Kayaking trips
  • Ferry tickets to Symi & Kastellorizo
  • Sea Kayak transportation to Symi and Kastellorizo
  • Breakfasts (Day 2 – 8)
  • Lunches & Snacks (Day 2 – 7)
  • Dinners (Day 1 & 7)
  • Potable water supply
  • All local transfers
  • Trekking Hellas Guide(s) for the sea kayaking trips (Day 2 – 7)
  • Introductory Meeting and Farewell Dinner with Trekking Hellas Rhodes Manager (Day 1 & 7)
  • Sea kayaks – tandem (team spirit is important!) with a rudder
  • Dry Bags
  • Snorkelling gear (Mask & Tube)

Single Supplement: 450€

Activity Only Package:

  • 1 night in double room (Pedi Beach Hotel or Similar)
  • 6 sea Kayaking trips
  • Ferry tickets to Symi & Kastellorizo
  • Sea Kayak transportation to Symi and Kastellorizo
  • Lunches & Snacks (Day 2 – 7)
  • Potable water supply
  • Trekking Hellas Guide(s) for the sea kayaking trips (Day 2 – 7)
  • Introductory Meeting with Trekking Hellas Rhodes Manager
  • Sea kayaks – tandem (team spirit is important!) with a rudder
  • Dry Bags
  • Snorkelling gear (Mask & Tube)

Single Supplement: 100€

Itinerary

Settle in your accommodation next to the beach front and enjoy the warmth of the Rhodian Sun! In the afternoon, get ready for an introductory meeting with a TH Guide at the hotel’s reception. Welcome dinner (For full package version).

Οvernight in Rhodes

This will be the first kayaking day!

Be ready to be impressed by the water’s clarity and the magnificent nearby bays.

On todays’ list are Anthony Quinn’s Bay, Ladiko Beach, a couple of sea caves to explore and the beautiful Traganou area for a well-deserved homemade picnic.

Plenty of time will be given for snorkeling and exploration of the sea’s rich life.

Miles: 6.5

Duration: 5 hours / Actual Paddling time: 2,5 hours

Οvernight in Rhodes

This paddling day will start from a southern point on the East Coast, a charming fishing village named Haraki. The scenery will be completely different – nevertheless, glorious too! On today’s features you will admire the Medieval Castle of Feraklos, the golden sand beach of Agathi and the unspoiled gem of the Red Sand Beach.

After a swimming session, the BBQ will be waiting for you at the peaceful sea front.

Miles : 5.5

Duration : 5 hours / Actual Paddling time: 2,5 hours

Οvernight in Rhodes

Time to take the local ferry to Symi – the most picturesque of the Dodecanese Islands.

From the first glimpse of the bay – to the last you certainly not have enough if this otherworldly beauty.

The kayaking will start straight from Gyalos – next to the disembarkation of the ferry. Don’t worry about your personal luggage – everything will be transferred to tonight’s lodgement.

Our destination is St George Disalonas bay – an area only reached by boat. The magnificent rock face behind the beach, completes a unique dramatic scenery. Turquoise waters for swimming followed by a yummy BBQ next to St George’s chapel.

Overnight at Pedi village – a paradise for serenity seekers! If you ‘ll be interested in some evening exploration of Symi’s main town – that’s only a walk away!

Miles : 8,5

Duration : 7 hours / Actual Paddling time: 3,5 hours / Ferry : 1 hour

Οvernight Symi

Early breakfast is recommended today to enjoy the grandiosity of the morning lights in the quiet bay of Pedi. Next, kayaking session for today will award you with some amazing views of the colorful houses of Gyalos and Nimporios before reaching Nimos island – almost attached to Symi!

Nimos is a non-inhabited island – thus the many wandering goats.

Lunch will be served at the patio of Panagia Ipakooi’s small church.

In the afternoon, time to say goodbye to this paradise – embark on the ferry and get ready for the next one!

Miles : 9.5

Duration : 7,5 hours / Actual Paddling time: 4 hours / Ferry: 1 hour

Οvernight in Rhodes

Today is the time for the longest ferry ride to the Eastern tip of the Greek territory.

Kastellorizo – Castello Rosso or Megisti – awaits us to explore it!

This miniature island hides the most amazing sea cave ever found in Europe – 40 -50 metres long, 25 – 30 wide & 20 – 25 metres high. With a tiny entrance, you will paddle in, and explore the amazing blue grotto. The light of the sun reflects in the interior of the cave, thereby producing a dazzling blue colour. Words are not enough to describe the scenery – we hope photos will! It’s quite easy to spot sea turtles today, so have always an eye for them.

Lunch in the quiet village of Kastellorizo – overlooking the Turkish Coast.

Miles : 7

Duration :  4 hours / Actual Paddling time: 3 hours / Ferry 4 hrs & 40 minutes

Οvernight in Rhodes

Back to Rhodes for the last kayaking experience in the Dodecanese islands. Time for some ‘carte postale’ pictures today at Lindos – the gem of Rhodes Island. White cubic houses, pink bougainvilleas, blue waters and the Acropolis on the top of the hill complete the Greek perfect seaside picture! On today’s list also are St Paul’s bay and Navarone Bay.

Lunch at a tavern and optional visit to the archaeological site of Lindian Athena.

At the evening, farewell dinner (For full package version).

Miles : 9

Duration :  9 hours / Actual Paddling time: 4,5 hours

Οvernight Faliraki

SAFETY

In all our tours we use the below equipment and do all the necessary maintenance

KAYAKS Dag Biwok Evo Tandem Sea Kayaks
PFDs Feel free Basic  (CE)
PADDLES Carlisle (two parts)
SPRAY SKIRTS Beluga

All our kayaking guides have the following qualifications

  • BCU CERTIFIED
  • Facilitator of Outdoor Activities (2020 – University of Thessaly, Greece)
  • First Aid Certificate (Hellenic Red Cross)

 

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