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Family Sea Kayaking in Mani

Meet the Maniot blend of stone and light in the coast of Kardamili

In this guided family sea kayaking in Mani, you will explore the coast of Kardamili and Stoupa, which is indicative of the rich scenery of the area. You will paddle in warm crystal-clear waters, exploring hidden coves and impressive rock formations. You will visit sea caves and discover idyllic beaches sprouted between the fishing villages of the region.

Starting from the Kardamili old harbor and after being trained on kayak paddling techniques and safety measures, you will get into our kayaks and begin a coastal exploration at a relaxed paddling pace. Each little cove hides a special surprise such as hidden sea caves, rock gardens, cliffs with spectacular formation, hidden sandy and pebble beaches.

One of the top attractions of this trip is a visit to the Blue Cave. A spectacular natural phenomenon where sunlight passing through a crack in the cave reflects on the sea floor and bathes the entire cave in aquamarine light.

Weather and time permitting you may head to Stoupa for a stop at the beach of Kalogria with its fine golden sand and turquoise waters. Halfway you will make a relaxing stop for swimming, snorkeling and a picnic with freshly baked bread organic, garden-grown fruits and vegetables, homemade olive oil, and cheese. After the lunch stop, you will paddle back to the starting point to end an adventurous day spent in the coastline of the Mani.

How to book

This half-day private tour is ideal for families with children from 5 years old, knowledge of swimming required. It operates everyday in the summer and shoulder seasons depending on weather conditions. It cannot be booked independently, but as part of a multi-day tailormade trip in Mani.

Please contact your MAMAKITA family travel specialist to tailor your trip to your family needs, budget and age of kids by filling in this form. We strongly advise you to make your request at least one month before the starting date of your trip, and ideally 3 months in advance, if your travel dates include July and August, the peak months for family vacations in Greece.