Sea Kayaking Tour in Santorini from Mesa Pigadia

Water Sports in Greece

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Tour description provided by Viator

A unique paddling experience, visiting the islands diverse beaches, swimming, snorkelling and enjoying a traditional picnic.
We start from Mesa Pigadia located very near the settlement of Akrotiri and the lighthouse at the southeast end of the island. The beach is named black beach, and you can see the traditional cave houses. After a short briefing regarding the activity we head east to visit a bay with caves so-called "Indian bay" because of its shape of rocky surfaces. If the weather permits we continue to Faros offering incomparable views to the caldera, Aspronisi and Thirasia. We return back going west, stopping on the white beach to enjoy a Mediterranean rich picnic and have time for both swimming and snorkeling in crystal clear waters. Then we see the beach Kambia (black pebbles), and the Red Beach (due to the volcanic soil too) before we return to our base. Total route: 5 miles (depending on weather conditions). Total paddling time: about 2.30 hours.In case of difficult weather conditions in the southern part of the island we start from the beach located on the caldera (Warehouses). From there enjoying the diversity of the coastline and "reading" the story of the island on the surface of the rocks we stop at the beach of Christos where we picnic, swim and snorkel, and optionally walk uphill for 5 minutes to the church which is built into the rock. Previously in the same region was in operation thermal baths. After enjoying our stay there, we return [passing through the church of Palos. Total route: 3 miles (depending on weather conditions). Total paddling time: about 2 hours.

What’s included

  • BCU certified guide(s)
  • Kayaking equipment
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Lunch in tavern
  • Transfer
  • Taxes

What’s not included

  • Gratuities


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide