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Sea Kayaking
Destination:

Port/City: Chania (Souda),Crete, Greece

Activity Type:
Sustainable Tours

Approximate Duration:
5 hour(s)

Prices starting from:
*109.00 USD (Adult)
*79.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)
  

Restrictions:
Minimum Age: 8 years of age.

Important Port/City Information

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Shore Excursions
Sea Kayaking - IQ45

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Experience the Venetian heritage and charming coastal landscapes of Chania on a five-hour, fully guided kayak tour that takes you through picturesque Chania Bay and includes a picnic lunch in nearby Tabakaria village. A 20-minute bus ride from Souda brings you to Chania, the second-largest city on the island of Crete known best for its old Venetian harbor. Here you’ll meet a professional guide who will deliver a safety briefing before boarding your two-person kayak. Then head out on an unforgettable paddling adventure off the northern coast of Crete across crystalline blue waters lined with golden beaches and forest-topped mountainsides. From the water you’ll see the city’s crumbling 16th-century Venetian forts, as well as a skyline teeming with Neo-classical mansions, ornate church steeples and well-preserved old town buildings. Stop ashore in Tabakaria, a rocky outpost with a collection of early 19th-century leather tanneries. Explore narrow, steep streets lined with tile-roofed stone houses before relaxing seaside with a traditional Greek picnic — fruit, local cheese and Cretan sweet cheese pastries are on the day’s menu. Soak in the Aegean splendors of Chania while paddling your kayak back to dry land, before returning by coach to your ship.

Highlights:
• Chania: Discover Neo-classical mansions, Venetian fortifications and historic churches in this charming, bustling coastal city before launching your kayak.
• Chania Bay: Paddle along Crete’s northern coastline, past sailboats and across blue waters while steering a two-person sea kayak.
• Tabakaria: See old leather processing houses in this tiny village and delight in Greek cheeses and pastries by the sea.

What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection
• Towel (from ship)

What to Wear:
• Swimsuit under cover-up or light clothing
• Sandals
• Reef socks/water shoes (optional)
• Hat and sunglasses

Important Notes:
• Guests must be able to walk approximately over uneven, cobblestone surfaces, with inclines and about 12 steps and extended periods of standing.
• Guests must be able to paddle a kayak for an extensive amount of time.
• Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate.
• Guests with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour — particularly tours categorized as "strenuous".
• Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them.
• Guests in wheelchairs and others with limited mobility should not select this tour.
• Pregnant women must have approval from their personal physician to participate.
• Guests prone to motion sickness should take precautions.
• Vegetarians are welcome on this tour.
• Guests should not carry or wear valuable items for this active excursion.
• Participation limited but minimum required for tour to operate.
• Tour sequence may vary.
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