Turtle Island Cruise
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Turtle Island Cruise

based on 25 reviews
Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 4 hours to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Cruise in the waters off Zante
  • Chance to spot loggerhead sea turtles
  • Discover Turtle Island, the Keri peninsula and Vassilikos
  • Swim stops
What to expect

Fancy cruising Zante's waters in search of its most famous residents – loggerhead sea turtles. These graceful creatures have been nesting on the island's beaches for thousands of years but, sadly, they're now a rare and endangered species.

Cast out to sea and you'll pass by the golden beaches of Vassilikos before sailing towards Marathonisi, a pine-clad islet nicknamed ‘Turtle Island'. The reason's simple – one of its beaches is a favourite nesting site. Keep a look out for loggerheads and for dolphins, too.

Next, cruise to the Keri peninsula, passing its sea caves and lighthouse, and dropping anchor for a swim stop. Come ashore and there's free time to explore the small village of Keri. You can shop for souvenirs, relax in a restaurant or hit the beach. On the return cruise there's a chance to swim in a hidden bay and you may even spot some more turtles. What's more, conservation group Archellon will be on board to tell you about their work.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • What's included
    • Transport
    • Guide
    • Boat trip
    • Exclusive TUI itinerary
    What to remember
    • Lunch, snacks and drinks are not included – there is a snack bar on-board the boat
    • Remember to bring beachwear, a picnic and money for snacks
    • By choosing this excursion you are helping Archellon and contributing to the care of endangered turtles
    • There's a donation to the TUI Care Foundation for every excursion sold
    • Suitable for guests with reduced mobility as there is space for wheelchairs
    • Bring your passport or official EU identification
    • This is one of our TUI Collection experiences, which give you a local flavour of the destination while showcasing its unique, authentic and responsible values.
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    Provider
    TUI HELLAS AE
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.
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