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Program code: KT02 / ΚS02

This full-day kayak tour takes you through the Nestos Gorge, one of the most important wildlife refuges and aesthetic forests in Europe. A breathtaking 22-kilometer tour from Stavroupoli to Toxotes. This area is a refuge for wild fauna and flora and is included in the UN’s “Sites of International Importance for Migratory Birds” and “Specially Protected Areas”. The grandeur of this area is the reason why it was declared an Aesthetic Forest in 1977.

River Nestos forms its course through a rough and diverse terrain, creating its well-known meanders. The ideal way to explore this paradise is by kayak.

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    DEPARTURE FROM TOXOTES – KT02

    We meet at the Riverland base in Toxotes at 9:00am and take all the necessary equipment before we get on the bus to Stavroupoli. After a 50-minute drive, we reach the riverbank, where our guide gives us the necessary instructions for a safe ride. The course we follow is 22 kilometers long and lasts about 5 hours. During our descent, we take two long breaks for a picnic and a swim in the river.

    Our tour ends at the beach of Galani and after we catch our breath, we are transported back to the Riverland base. The total duration of the tour is 7-8 hours, while the paddling time is approximately 4 hours.

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    DEPARTURE FROM STAVROUPOLI – KS02

    We meet at the Riverland base in Stavroupoli at 10:00am and take all the necessary equipment for this activity. Once we are ready, we are transported to the riverbank, where our guide gives us the necessary instructions for a safe ride. The course we follow lasts about 4-5 hours. During our descent, we take two long breaks for a picnic and a swim in the river.

    Our tour ends at the beach of Galani and then the Riverland base in Toxotes. After we catch our breath and get ready, we are transported back to Stavroupoli by bus. The total duration of the tour is 7-8 hours, while the paddling time is approximately 4 hours.

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    We provide you with all the technical equipment

    • Paddles & kayaks: two-seater, open top kayaks – easy to control and navigate
    • Waterproof barrels to store your belongings
    • 50N river buoyancy aid (life jacket)
    • In addition, we provide isothermal suits, socks, gloves and shoes (neoprene) as well as anoraks

    You should have with you:

    • Swimsuit or spare underwear
    • Towel
    • Hat/cap
    • Sunglasses with strap
    • Sunscreen
    • Summer footwear (water shoes, sandals or even flip-flops

    Prices

    • Adults: 45 euros
    • Teenagers 13-17 years old: 40 euros
    • Children up to 13 years old: 35 euros
    • Minimum total charge: 200 euros

    For family packages and prices for larger groups, please fill in our inquiry form.

    Prices include:

    • Trained guides
    • All necessary equipment
    • Local transportation
    • Two light snacks (picnics)
    • Digital photos
    • 24% VAT

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