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Ionian Islands Discovery Tour: Explore the Land and Marine Wildlife
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  • Discover the underwater riches of the Ionian Sea while supporting marine conservation and sustainability efforts in the region..Visit the inner Ionian marine protected area with an ecologist as your guide and learn about the unique flora and fauna of the island..Take a driving car of Kalamos' main village and discover the history, heritage, and people of the island.
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Go snorkeling off the coast of Kalamos Island and explore the natural underwater riches of the inner Ionian marine protected area! Let a professional ecologist and a diver with years of experience in these waters be your guides! What are the Posidonia seabeds? How do turtles live? Why is the Mediterranean monk seal so important? These are just some of the questions that will be answered while enjoying this unique part of Greece.Begin your visit with a driving tour of Kalamos' main village and learn about the history and culture of the local community. Then, go diving at Kokkina Stefania Beach! Visit the marine protected area and learn about the work Terra Sylvestris is doing to preserve it. We'll be on the lookout for octopus, corals, Posidonia seabeds, and various other marine species along the way. After, travel to Myrtia Beach to dive and snorkel! You'll also have the opportunity to see the habitat of the loggerhead sea turtle and the Mediterranean monk seal.* Enjoy your time snorkeling, swimming, and relaxing at this picture-perfect beach before visiting the Kalamos Island biological field station. There, you will see firsthand the Kalamos Island eco-community and our work as part of the Kalamos and Kastos Project. Later, return to the main harbor of Kalamos. * Please note that while viewing the different habitats we may not see turtles or seals, but we will gain insight into the variety and beauty of the marine protected area. We will not under any circumstances disturb potential breeding or resting grounds.
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