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Zakynthos: Turtle Spotting Cruise on a Glass-Bottom Boat

1. Zakynthos: Turtle Spotting Cruise on a Glass-Bottom Boat

After being picked up from your accommodation, set off to begin your 3-hour eco-friendly turtle spotting cruise. Climb aboard a special glass-bottomed boat and embark on your journey through the National Marine Park surrounding the island.  Make a photo stop at the famous Cameo Islet, which was created by the 1633 earthquake. Take unique photos (guaranteed sightings) of the turtles from up close, and take the opportunity to swim amongst them in their natural habitat.  After this, explore the enchanting Keri Caves, and pass underneath the “Kamares”, before enjoying another swimming opportunity in the clear waters. Finally, arrive at the turtle-shaped island of Marathonisi. Swim and have fun at the Golden Nesting Beach which is home to the loggerhead sea turtle Caretta Caretta. You will also have the chance to admire the stunning caves.

Zakynthos: Guided Boat Cruise to Turtle Island & Keri Caves

2. Zakynthos: Guided Boat Cruise to Turtle Island & Keri Caves

Marvel at the works of nature as you sail through blue waters on this boat cruise. Explore various islands and get the chance to see exotic and protected species. After being picked up from your accommodation, begin your cruise from the port of Agios Sostis. From there, sail south with your guide to the stunning Keri Caves, where you will be given fantastic photo opportunities. Then, cruise to the small island of Marathonisi, also known as Turtle Island because of its shape. It is one of the nesting beaches for the Loggerhead turtles, and it houses other exotic species. While there, you can swim in the clear blue waters. Continue sailing around Marathonisi and Laganas Bay for turtle spotting. Have the chance to personally see the Caretta-Caretta (Loggerhead turtle), which is a protected species and is one of Zakynthos' most famous inhabitants. Upon your return to Agios Sostis port, the buses will be waiting to return you to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Zakynthos

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 22 reviews

When you are on Zakynthos, you must allow yourself and your partner / husband / boyfriend or family to have this experience of watching the caretta caretta turtle and swimming and jumping in the sea whenever you can and then enjoy the boat trip and see Zakynthos from the sea

Total value for money, we saw the turtles ,great trip around the coast visiting sea caves ,stop for a swim and ended up on turtle island for 50 minutes explore/ swim or enjoy a beer Brilliant day thanks

We loved this experience! It’s a smaller boat and you had time to swim and take your time. Seeing the turtle was really neat. We liked this better than our trip to shipwreck beach

Perfect for our last day with a late flight. Couldn't recommend more highly. Particularly impressed that it was rescheduled to the afternoon for better weather conditions.

Amazing experience! Really enjoyed it and would definitely recommend! Very friendly host!