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Multi-day Expeditions

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Price (euro) 2015 dates
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Circumnavigation of Milos
(all meals included)
Some sea kayaking experience is required info here 18 5 2 650 June 7 - 13
Sep 26 - Oct 2
Oct 10-16
8
8
8
full
4
4
Kimolos and Poliegos
(all meals included)
Some sea kayaking experience is required info here 17 5 2 650 June 14-20, 2015
Oct 3 - 9
8
8
1
6
Milos, Kimolos and Poliegos
(self catering)
For experienced sea kayakers only info here 25 7 2 680 Oct 31-Nov 8, 2015
April 12-20, 2016
8
8
6
8
Western Crete
(self catering)
For experienced sea kayakers only info here 25 8 - 720 Nov 14-22, 2015 8 4
Island hopping Athens to Milos
(self catering)
For experienced sea kayakers only info here 25 8 1 720 April 1-10, 2016 8 8
  • The price includes all kayaking equipment, expedition plan, logistics, maps, a qualified and experienced guide
  • Interested persons should apply by e-mail, with a brief summary of their kayaking experience.
  • A deposit of 25% is required to secure a place
  • Other dates are possible, by request, for a minimum of 4 persons.

Circumnavigation of Milos - 5 days kayaking, 4 nights camping, 2 nights B&B, all meals included - 650 euro pp.

We aim to circumnavigate Milos island, a distance of approximately 90km in 5 days.  Each day will involve 15-20 km paddling or about 4 hours.  Nights will be spent wild camping on pristine and isolated beaches.  All meals will prepared by your guide.

There will be plenty of time to practice kayaking skills or a variety of out-of-kayak activities - snorkeling, climbing rocky islets, exploring historical and archaeological sites and relaxing on the beach. Some sea kayaking experience is required. 

 Detailed notes    What to bring    Map     Comments

See photo's of past expeditions:  Jun '13 | Oct '13 | Oct '14 | more
Going Greek, an article by Judy Armstrong, published in 10/13 edition of Canoe and Kayak (UK).


Kimolos and Poliegos expedition - 5 days kayaking, 4 nights camping, 2 nights B&B, all meals included - 650 euro pp.

Explore the history and pristine coastline Milos' nearest neighbors.  Our four day expedition around both islands, a distance of approximately 85 km, starts and finishes at Pollonia on Milos. Some sea kayaking experience is required. 

The crossing to Kimolos is one km from Milos.  The island is mountainous and is mostly inaccessible by road   It has a population of 500 people, all living in a single village on the SE coast. 

Poliegos is the largest uninhabited island in the Aegean sea.  The western side comprises low rolling hills and long sandy beaches, in stark contrast to the eastern side of jagged peaks and huge, towering cliffs.  The crossing to Poliegos is 3km from Kimolos and takes about 30 minutes.

  Detailed notes      What to bring      Kimolos map      Poliegos map
See photo's of past expeditions Jun '11 | Jun '13 | Jun '14 | more


Milos, Kimolos and Poliegos - 7 days kayaking, 6 nights wild camping (self catering), 2 nights B&B

This expedition is for experienced sea kayakers seeking a challenging expedition in the cooler months of late Autumn and early spring.

We aim to circumnavigate the three islands in 7 days, a distance of approximately 170km, an average of 24km per day or about 5-6 hours paddling per day.

 

 

 Detailed notes      What to bring    Google maps


Western Crete expedition - 8 days paddling, 7 nights wild camping (self-catering), ex Hania

Dominated by the Lefka Ori (the white mountains), the western part of Crete is the most spectacular and inaccessible part of the island. Highlights include crossing the "horns" of Crete; Elafonisi beach and inlet; the picturesque villages of Paleohora, Sougio, Loutro and Sfakion; and the Samaria gorge and national park.

  • Some sea kayaking experience required; You must have enough stamina to paddle up to 30km per day and be confident paddling in strong wind and waves

  • Total distance = 160km, 20km/day

 
 

 Detailed notes  Google maps     What to bring
Photos of past expeditions Mar '07 | Nov '08
An adventure of a lifetime - 2008 trip report by Tim Davis


Athens to Milos - Island hopping the Western Cyclades - 8 days kayaking, 7 nights camping (self catering), one night B&B on Milos 

  • Experienced sea kayakers only; You must have enough stamina to paddle up to 30km per day and be confident paddling in strong wind and waves

  • Total distance = 150km

  • Longest open crossing = 16km

We will meet in Athens and travel to Cape Sounio at the extremity of the Attica penninsula.  From there we will kayak to Milos via the islands of Macronisi, Tzia, Kithnos, Serifos, Sifnos and Kimolos. 


 

 Detailed notes upon application     What to bring
Google maps
Photos of other past "Beyond Milos" expeditions


Early morning view


Camp at the Old Sulphur Mine


Camp at Lighthouse beach, Poliegos




Cooking on the rocks, Pahiena


Sunset over Milos from a Kimolos campsite


Julian and Alison at Psathi camp


Campfire at Rema beach

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