Take a Sea Kayak Tour on Santorini

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The Greek island of Santorini is an enchanting island that is home to a volcano, volcanic strata, breathtaking colorful beaches, impressive cliffs, and amazing sunsets. Exploring the island on foot is a wonderful experience, but you can also view the island from the Aegean sea. A good way to do this is by taking a sea kayak tour. Here’s what you should know about taking a sea kayak tour on Santorini.

About Sea Kayak Tours

If you’re into water sports and adventures, taking a sea kayak tour is a wonderful way to explore an island and its coast. The island of Santorini is unlike any other in Greece or the world. Being able to explore it from the water is a remarkable experience.

The tour companies that operate around the island of Santorini prioritizes safety as well as fun. Tour guides are experienced and knowledgable about the area and can lead you to the most beautiful and interesting spots. They will tell stories about the island of Santorini that you may not otherwise hear. One of the greatest benefits of sea kayaking is the ability to see and explore areas that are otherwise inaccessible.

Take a Sea Kayak Tour on Santorini

Sea kayaking tours around Santorini can be as short as a few hours long to week-long adventures. You can choose from a morning sea kayaking tour or a sunset one for a more romantic experience. Sea kayaking tours can vary from including snorkeling stops or exploring different coves or even both. You can choose to do a group tour or a more private tour with just you and your small group of family and friends.

The Aegean sea around Santorini is perfect for sea kayaking tours as it is not only beautiful, but calm as well. You will be able to admire the geographical features of the island from your place on the water. You will see the beautiful and unique beaches including: Red Beach, aptly named for its red sand, Perivolos Beach, and Kamari Beach. The beaches of Santorini Island are truly unique. In addition to the beach of red sand, there is a white beach and a black beach. You may even be lucky enough to kayak over an active volcano. That’s a once in a lifetime experience you won’t want to miss.

Getting to Santorini Island

Getting to Santorini, Greece can be done by plane from Thessaloniki or Athens, which takes about one hour. A flight from Venice or Rome takes two hours. If you are flying from London, the flight takes about four hours. There are no direct flights from the US, Canada, or the Americas, but you can take connecting flights.

You can also get to Santorini Island by ferry from Athens, but the trip takes about five hours on a high-speed ferry and eight hours on a conventional ferry. If you are looking to get to the island quickly, a flight will be your best option.

While on the Greek island of Santorini, you’ll want to find ways to enjoy it’ natural beauty. This sea kayak tour is a great possibility!

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