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Expedition Information:
Milos, Kimolos and Poliegos Expedition (self catering):

The price includes:

  • 7 full days of sea kayaking, 6 nights wild camping on remote beaches
  • The services of an experienced and knowledgeable sea kayak guide throughout your trip.
  • All specialist sea kayaking equipment, including single or double sea kayaks, Werner paddle, spray-decks, PFD.
  • Cooking equipment (1 x trangia stove and pots per 3-4 persons)
  • 2 nights B&B in Petrinela's Guesthouse on your arrival and last nights

The price does not include:

  • Food and food preparation, this trip is self catering.
  • Tent, sleeping bag and mattress (its best to bring your own, however, they are available for hire)

Expedition plan

We aim to circumnavigate the three islands in 7 days, a distance of approximately 170km, an average of 24km per day. This equates to about 5-6 hours paddling per day.  The start location and direction of travel will depend on the latest weather forecast and will be decided on the morning of day one.


Laminated A4 maps, will be provided. Download PDF files of the Milos map, the Kimolos map and the Poliegos map.

Required paddling experience

This trips if for experienced sea kayakers only.  You should have enough stamina to paddle up to 30 km per day and average 25km per day for 7 days.  You should be proficient in paddling in moderate wind and waves, as challenging conditions are likely on at least some of the days. You should have some previous experience of camping from a kayak.

Arrival and departure dates to/from Milos

The advertised dates include your arrival and departure dates on Milos. When you arrive in Milos, take a taxi to KAFENEIO PERROS in the village of TRIOVASALOS.  This is the reception of our guesthouse.  On arrival day, after check in, you will be free to explore the village or go to the beach.  There will be a meeting at 6pm to meet the guides and the rest of the group and to discuss the expedition in detail.  

Breakfast is provided on the morning of your departure day.  There is no other activity so you can depart at any time of the day.

If you wish to extend your stay on Milos, extra nights can be booked at Petrinela's Guesthouse, or elsewhere if you prefer.


Camping will be wild, on some of the most beautiful beaches of Milos.  Most are remote and there are no facilities, not even water.  Tents are recommended, although there is only a remote possibility of rain, as there is often a heavy due. 


The expedition is self catering, which means you buy your own food and do your own cooking.  Usually we each look after our own breakfast, lunch and snacks and prepare a group evening meal in turn.  You are welcome to bring some food from home if you wish, however there is a well stocked supermarket near to our guesthouse.  We will buy 3-4 days worth of food and water at the beginning as there we will be able to restock en route.


For a month by month comparison of weather statistics in the Cyclades see the Milos weather table.

What to wear

For paddling, shorts and a shirt will be sufficient on most days.  A long sleeve rash vest is recommend for sun protection.  A cagoule (waterproof  jacket) may be useful if its windy or overcast.  Cold weather paddling gear, (wetsuits, dry-suits, etc) are not required.

See a complete packing list

Sea Kayak Milos is owned and operated by Rod Feldtmann and Petrinela Vikeli, of Triovasalos, Milos Greece.       home | about Milos | about us | contact us