Nea Makri: Marathon Cape & Bay of Schinias Snorkeling Trip

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Nea Makri: Marathon Cape & Bay of Schinias Snorkeling Trip

From $59.36 per person

Explore the hidden bays of Marathon Cape with your mask and fins on a snorkeling trip, and enjoy the warm and safe waters of the historical Marathon area. Swim in the crystal clear waters and relax on the golden sandy beaches of Schinias Bay.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 4.5 hours
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English, French
Small group
Limited to 7 participants


  • Be accompanied by a certified instructor who will help you with the snorkeling equipment
  • Snorkel in 2 different spots then relax, swim or sunbathe on the boat
  • Benefit from great visibility so you will be able to enjoy and observe even the smallest creatures of the seabeds
  • Enjoy a small-group experience for a maximum of 7 people
  • Explore the beauty of the historical Marathon area
Full description
Come on board a snorkeling trip to enjoy the warm and clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Delight in a 4.5-hour excursion of snorkeling and swimming on this excursion to Marathon Cape and Bay of Schinias. After a 20-minute speedboat ride from Marathon beach, you'll be exploring the beautiful, hidden bays of Marathon Cape. Let your guide show you how to use the snorkeling equipment, and then plunge into the gorgeous waters to see all the vibrant marine life of the region! Enjoy snacks and refreshments on board throughout the day.  Later, relax on the sandy beach or swim in the crystal clear waters of Schinias Bay.
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Photographs or video from the trip
  • Use of snorkel equipment
  • Biscuits or fruits
  • Juice or tea
  • Boat expenses
  • Free pickup and drop-off from hotels located in Nea Makri, Mati, Marathon
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from areas outside of Nea Makri, Mati, or Marathon (if asked by the client, transportation can be arranged with a private company)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Meet at the local partner's dive center called Kanelakis Diving Experiences.

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    What to bring

    • Swimwear

    Know before you go

    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or a full refund
    • Minimum age: 6
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 37 reviews

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    Exceptional experience! Highly recommended! Very professional guide. The coolest thing was we saw an octopus which changed a brilliant raspberry color right below us. So fascinating. We also saw cuddle fish, star fish, sponges, sea anemones, varied colored fish, pottery to name some. I wouldn't have seen stuff without him because he knew how to spot stuff. His equipment is in excellent condition. You get a wet suit cause it can get chilly being in the water so long. It is an easy ride from central Athens on the Ktel bus which I took which was an experience in and of itself. The water was crystal clear and even in mid October the weather was perfect (even hot out of the water). The coast is pristine clean and peacefully quiet and quaint. So different from Athens which is teaming with crowds of tourists. Just such a terrific trip and I also was traveling solo. Dmitris even picked me up from the bus stop and drove me back to the bus stop.

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    29 October 2019

    Very interesting tour, great instructor

    Even though we couldn’t go by boat because of the strong wind, the instructor took us to a great spot along the shore where we saw several underwater creatures like sea cucumbers and starfish, among others. We were provided with snacks, water and juice. Unfortunately, we did not have enough cash with us to tip the instructor, as he definitely had earned it. Highly recommend!

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    13 October 2019

    Very lovely day trip!

    Really enjoyed this trip and it was definitely better than expected. We went snorkelling for a long while, saw some lovely sea life, including octopus. Dimitris was very professional and very patient. He let us take our time snorkelling as a group, then relaxed on the nearby beach, slowly making our way back to the coast. He definitely makes the trip a great experience for all. Definitely do something with him - you won’t be disappointed.

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    27 August 2019

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