Cruise and 4X4 Safari Tour at Akamas Peninsula from Aphrodite Hills and Pissouri

Summary

Your tour begins with pickup from your Pissouri hotel in time for an 8.30am departure. Traveling by 4x4, set out along the rugged Akamas Peninsula, following a thrilling route along forest trails, dirt tracks, and dramatic coastal paths. Along the way, jump out to enjoy an around 40-minute hike through the Avakas Gorge, stop at spectacular viewpoints along the coast, and visit the Cyprus Turtle Conservation Project at Lara Beach, where you might be lucky enough to spot endangered sea turtles. (Note: Turtle nesting season is June-August; the nests hatch until early October). Continue to the Baths of Aphrodite, an important site in Greek mythology, before stopping to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch (included) at a seafront restaurant. After lunch, set sail on an around 2-hour boat cruise and sail around the Blue Lagoon, exploring the coves, beaches, and islands along Cyprus’ coast. Along the way, dive in to swim in the warm Mediterranean waters and keep a look out for sea turtles, sponges, and exotic fish. After an action-packed full-day tour, head back to Pissouri, where your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel around 6pm.

Tour info

Duration
11 hours
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Why take this tour?

Here’s a combination Land-and-Sea tour featuring a day of adventure, swimming and sightseeing across western Cyprus’ wild coastal frontier, the Akamas Peninsula. Get ready for non-stop thrills, swimming and tons of fun. Our itinerary takes in all the ‘’must-see’’ sites and landscapes of this spectacular environmental wonderland. Join the mini trek into Avakas Gorge. You will have the opportunity to visit the Turtle Conservation Project and take photos from Akamas view point. On the way back, you will visit the Baths of Aphrodite where legend has it, the goddess Aphrodite used to bathe. Afterwards it’s lunch time and then embark on a boat to Blue Lagoon where you will have the opportunity for swimming and snorkeling in crystal clear waters.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

  • Transfer with 4WD vehicle

  • Driver/guide

  • Boat trip

  • Lunch ("cyprus meze" which includes local dishes)

  • One glass of local wine or one soft drink during lunch

  • Entry/Admission - Blue Lagoon

  • Any additional drinks

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 11h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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