Canoeing In Agia Pelagia Crete
About The Place
Agia Pelagia, situated along the stunning northern coast of Crete, is a picturesque coastal village that captivates visitors with its tranquil ambiance and azure waters. With its rich history and natural beauty, Agia Pelagia offers an ideal destination for discerning travelers seeking an immersive experience. Notably, the village boasts a variety of accommodation options, ranging from luxurious resorts to charming guesthouses, ensuring a comfortable stay for every visitor. Moreover, the area’s crystal-clear waters beckon adventurers to partake in a range of exhilarating water sports activities. By the way, Canoeing is a popular choice, allowing enthusiasts to explore the mesmerizing coastline and hidden coves while basking in the Mediterranean sun.
Discover secluded beaches
Explore an impressive cave
Admire stunning rock formations
- 7 Hours
Discover the captivating world of canoeing at Agia Pelagia, just a few minutes from bustling Heraklion. This trip is suitable for everyone, regardless of previous experience, including all the essential paddling equipment. It is situated just a ten-minute drive from Heraklion, it offers convenience and accessibility.
The itinerary of the trip can be customized based on the group’s experience and the weather forecast. Prepare to be amazed by the stunning rock formations, discover secluded beaches, and explore an impressive cave during our kayaking expedition.
Of course, there will be ample opportunities for canoeing and snorkeling along the way, and we provide snorkel gear as part of the package.
You have the option to either pack your own lunch or enjoy a delicious meal at a local taverna. We offer two trip options: a shorter route of approximately 12 km and a longer route of around 20 km for more experienced paddlers. This is the perfect excursion if you are staying near Heraklion and prefer a shorter commute.
Suitable Season: Year-round
We provide pick-up services from Heraklion town and Ammoudara. If you need assistance with directions, please feel free to reach out to us.
What To Bring For Canoeing at Agia Pelagia
Bring water, eyeglasses, hats, sunscreen, swimwear, and a Lycra shirt, preferably one with ultraviolet protection.
Additionally, you will need shoes that are comfortable in the water, since your feet will be wet.
Shoes are not required, but they will help since most beaches have small pebbles.
Be sure to pack your lunch if you do not wish to eat in the taverna for lunch.
- Minimum 2 participants
- Starting Time 10:00
- Ending Time 17:00
Port Pantanassa 715 00
Cancellation Policy - Flexible
- Whenever you cancel 4 days or earlier than the confirmed activity starting date, your fee will be refunded for the entire activity charge.
- In case of cancellation within 48 and 96 hours before the scheduled activity starting date, you'll get 50% reimbursed.
- Those who cancel 48 hours or beyond are considered last-minute cancellations. There will be no refunds
1. Do I need to have previous canoeing experience?
No prior sea kayak experience is necessary. The activity is designed to accommodate beginners, and instructors are available to provide guidance and ensure your safety throughout the experience.
2. Are there age restrictions for canoeing at Agia Pelagia?
While there are no specific age restrictions, it is recommended that children be accompanied by adults for their safety. The instructors will assess the conditions and provide guidance to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.
3. What equipment is provided for snorkeling?
Snorkeling equipment, including a mask, snorkel, and fins, is typically provided for participants. You can expect to receive well-maintained gear that ensures a comfortable and enjoyable snorkeling experience.