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Zakynthos: Half-Day Trip to Marathonisi and Keri Caves

4.4 / 5

81 reviews

Activity provider: Pan Trust LTD

Zakynthos: Half-Day Trip to Marathonisi and Keri Caves

Activity provider: Pan Trust LTD
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From US$ 54.59 per person

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Enjoy a 5-hour tour through the southern areas of Zakynthos. See the notable sights on the island, and then embark on a boat cruise to Marathonisi and the Keri Caves.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek, Arabic
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the beautiful island of Marathonisi
  • Go in search of the amazing Caretta turtles in Laganas Bay
  • Swim near the Keri Caves on the south side of the island of Zakynthos
  • Visit the Aristeon Olive Oil Press and learn about the history of olive oil production on the island
Full description
Start with pickup from your hotel and discover the highlights of the southern region of Zakynthos. The first stop will be at the Argassi Bridge which was constructed in 1885. This bridge is now situated off the coast of the island but was once a river crossing. Then, stop at Kalamaki Beach to learn about the turtle nests in the area. Next, embark on a 3-hour boat cruise from the port in the town of Laganas. Stop at the nearby island of Marathonisi where you can admire its beautiful caves and white sand beaches. Keep a look out for the Caretta turtles who inhabit the surrounding waters. Continue by sailing to the Keri Caves located on the southern coast of Zakynthos, where you can enjoy a stop for swimming. Return to the port, and travel to the Aristeon Olive Oil Press. Learn about the long history of olive oil production on the island and taste some samples. Finally, be returned to your hotel on Zakynthos to finish the tour.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Cruise
  • Visit to the Aristeon Olive Oil Press
  • Olive oil tasting
  • Food and drinks
  • Snorkelling equipment
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Biodegradable sunscreen

Know before you go

  • Guests will have to walk about 8 meters in shallow water to get into the glass bottom boat so wear your bathing suit.
  • There are no bathrooms at the Turtles Island, Marathonisi.
  • There are many cafeterias at the starting point of the boats, in Laganas bay, where guests may use the bathroom or buy snacks and refreshments.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 81 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5

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Had to wait a long time for the bus. However, being on the water in a small speed boat with captain Angelo fully made up for it - we even got to swim in one of the caves. The olive factory was also quite interesting. All in all very good value for money (and we spotted a lonely turtle in the end ).

August 7, 2022

It clearly exceeded our expectations. We were picked up from the hotel on time. Chilled bottles of water awaited us on the bus for free. At our first stop we looked at turtle nests with our guide Sakis from Dalí-Tours and learned a lot of information about the Caretta turtle. After that we went to the glass bottom boat, where we were able to take sensational pictures of a turtle. Then we went on to the Keri caves. There we made a stop for swimming and dived through one of the caves. Diving goggles are a must to see the beautiful crystal blue sea water from below. After swimming, we continued to Marathonisi, the infamous Turtle Island. There we had the opportunity to have a small snack, which was sold on site. The olive oil museum afterwards was unplanned, but extremely interesting. We also had the opportunity to taste and buy various olive oil products.

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July 29, 2022

Me and my partner had an amazing day during the tour. The guide was really kind and helpful. We enjoyed the activities a lot but could have been great to have more time to swim in each of the stop because we only had around 20 min which was very short. Other than that the tour was very good

July 18, 2022

Product ID: 374821