Ioannina Lake Sea Kayaking
About The Place
The Ioannina Lake is a captivating natural wonder in northwestern Greece that beckons adventurers seeking a peaceful and serene experience. This breathtaking location is perfect for a variety of water activities, including kayaking, which offers an exhilarating experience. With every paddle stroke, kayakers can glide through the shimmering surface, surrounded by verdant landscapes and the occasional glimpse of local wildlife. Moreover, this thrilling activity promotes physical fitness and offers a chance for individuals to embrace nature’s grandeur firsthand. Embarking on a kayaking journey on Ioannina Lake is an enchanting escapade, guaranteed to leave lasting memories and a profound appreciation for the wonders of the natural world.
- 3 Hours
Explore the wonders of Kayaking in Ioannina Lake for an unforgettable experience. With its easy and enjoyable nature, this activity requires approximately 2.5 hours. Even beginners and families with kids can take part in this adventure under the expert guidance of our certified athlete-guides.
A total area of 20 square kilometers is covered by Ioannina Lake, also known as Pamvotida Lake, which is located at an average depth of 4-5 meters, reaching a maximum depth of 11 meters. This scenic lake sits 483 meters above sea level and is surrounded by lush flora. Discover the thriving ecosystem where eels and crayfish live among the shimmering waters reflecting the majestic Epirus mountains. Pamvotida Lake is a generous provider, abundantly supporting the surrounding flora and fauna.
The lake area is a protected nature reserve providing a sanctuary for outdoor activities lovers. Nestled in its midst lies the isle of Ioannina, inhabited by a small community of 350 residents. Commencing at the premises of Limnopoula of Ioannina, our route seamlessly navigates across the expanse of Pamvotida Lake. Embarking on our Kayaks, we have the pleasure of observing the rare avian species concealed within the lake’s wetlands, all while reveling in the breathtaking panoramic view of the surrounding mountains.
On the isle of Ioannina, we will enjoy a captivating stop during our journey. Furthermore, rock climbing is available on-site for adventurous souls. In particular, we’ll visit Saint Panteleimonas Monastery, the site of Ali Pasas’ death in 1822. It’s an interesting landmark that adds a touch of intrigue to our kayaking trip.
Discover Kayaking in Ioannina Lake, with our certified and seasoned athlete-guides specializing in river sports, and be assured of utmost safety and security.
Best time to visit : March to November
What to Bring
Licensed & Certified guides and experts in river sports
Everything you need for kayaking, including the kayak, the paddles and life jacket
Video and photos taken with a GoPro (a USB stick at least 8GB is needed).
Insurance for civil liability
Limitations For Kayaking at Ioannina Lake
- Minimum 2 Participants
- No more than 8 people
- Ages 14+ with a legal guardian
- Starting time 10:00
- Ending time 13:00
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
Near Lake Pamvotida, Epirus Palace is the best 5 star hotel. Just 15-20 minutes away.
generally it runs from March to November, offering pleasant weather and optimal conditions for this activity.