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Chania: Boat Trip with Guided Snorkeling & Stand-Up Paddling

1. Chania: Boat Trip with Guided Snorkeling & Stand-Up Paddling

Discover what lies below the surface of the water on an amazing 3-hour boat trip off the northwest coast of Crete. Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Chania, and then journey by air-conditioned minivan to the resort town of Almyrida. Avail of the services of experienced instructors who will give you a short theory lesson on arrival. Then, sail to secluded beaches that can only be reached by boat and swim with your provided snorkeling equipment. Learn the names of all the fish with the help of a book as the crew takes photos and videos of your experience to send by email as a souvenir. Relax and enjoy the good company in the warm sun, and get fantastic views of the coastline.

Chania: Stand-Up Paddleboard Small Group Tour

2. Chania: Stand-Up Paddleboard Small Group Tour

Experience what it feels like to walk on water with a stand-up paddleboard adventure in Chania! Benefit from the area's calm, crystal clear waters that create the perfect environment for stand-up paddleboarding. Get an introductory lesson on basic paddling techniques and learn how to stand up, turn and stop. Explore the hidden caves of the coastline, and get some time to swim in the beautiful sea. Your adventure will be recorded by action cameras as a unique souvenir. All footage will be sent to you as a keepsake memory of your experience. Benefit from the expert guidance of certified instructors who will make everybody feel confident and ready to go within the first few minutes! The program is specially designed for all levels of paddlers, from first timers to professionals.   

Chania: Lazareta Stand-up Paddle Boarding Experience

3. Chania: Lazareta Stand-up Paddle Boarding Experience

Grab a paddleboard and journey to the secluded island of Lazareta on this SUP trip from Chania. Experience a water activity that is easy and suitable for everyone. An instructor will teach you the basics of stand-up paddle boarding so you'll feel confident during the trip. After learning the basics, follow your instructor to the picturesque oasis, the island of Lazareta, located in front of New Chora beach in the center of Chania. Discover the small beaches of the island and hear about the history that dates back to the Venetian period in the 16th century. You'll have time to take a dip in the crystal-clear waters and see a variety of fish. While you’re relaxing in the sun, you can enjoy the breathtaking view above the town, where the White Mountains open wide and big behind.

Chania: Coastal Sunset Standup Paddleboarding Experience

4. Chania: Coastal Sunset Standup Paddleboarding Experience

Experience the most beautiful Cretan sunset on this easy and relaxing tour. You will learn the basics of stand-up paddle boarding with an experienced instructor. No previous experience needed! Cruise along the coastline and enjoy the golden hour on a SUP board. Along the way stop for a swim break and relax in the warm sea. Breath in the energy and enjoy the nature. You will feel recharged! This tour is ideal for couples, friends and family – for anyone who loves sunsets!

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Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 40 reviews

Having never used a SUP before, Socrates was exceptionally patient, friendly and full of encouragement as we learned the ropes. He taught us the basics and then started us from sitting down to standing up when we felt comfortable, and then a trip over to Lazareta Island, where we had a refreshment and walk around. Everything had been taken care of with dry bags, water, shoes and even a special surprise that was great fun. There was just two of us on this tour and it’s definitely the highlight of our time in Chania. We had a great time and couldn’t recommend this trip more.

My husband and I had such a great experience doing this tour. The weather changed 10 minutes before our tour started and it became windy. We were still able to paddle board part of the way and practice in the marina where it was calmer water. Socrates then took us in the boat to the island where we snorkled and he explained the history of the island. You can tell Socrates loves what he does and loves the island of Crete. This ended up being one of our favourite days of our vacation :)

Great morning trip, all of the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Scenery beautiful, not much to see when snorkelling but still great to get out, paddle boarding was really enjoyable as well. Would recommend :-)

Great fun, full of adventure and laughs and chats. So helpful and great teacher. 100% recommend

Great experience, instructors were great, driver to the coast was great! Highly recommend!!