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Best kayaking locations in Greece

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Hi
First time to Greece in June/July and my husband is obsessed kayaker, we can't go anywhere unless there's an opportunity for him to paddle!

Has anyone had experience kayaking in Greece? There seems to be kayaking companies in a few locations but just wondered if anyone had any recommendations on tour company and/or best kayaking location (what you get to see, water conditions (any challenges). My husband doesn't mind a bit of water chop!

Thanks

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    Sea Kayak Milos! An unreserved resounding recommendation/answer to your question. Check it out.

    Can't speak highly enough of this outfitter! Keep meaning to post a review of this Tour operator on Milos but in the meantime I can pass this on to you.

    Milos, is not as attractive an island as many of the other Cycladic Islands - unless you are touring in a kayak. We were told by our hotel owner that Milos is best experienced from the sea, and he was absolutely right. We weren't aware until we arrived that there is another "volcanic" beauty (in addition to Santorini)amongst the Greek Islands, and the coastal rock formations and beaches on this island are unique and in some cases absolutely stunning. There are an amazing variety of pristine, interesting, and wonderful coastline formations all around the island and we can highly recommend Sea Kayak Milos. Rod has a great informative, detail-packed web site which should really give you an idea of what the kayaking will be like. There were a couple of experienced kayakers on our trip, some novices/newbies and everyone in between. The great thing about the excursions is that if your husband is a well-seasoned kayaker, he won't feel held-back and is free to move ahead of the pack and zip around on his own (within reason, with the group, of course). And if he is looking for some chop, there was some good stuff to paddle through which was a blast near some of the windier exposed points.

    My wife and I were in Milos last May and booked for one of his Day tours. We enjoyed it so much, we booked a second day and it was even more spectacular. We were joining a group from the States who were booked for the extended tour. The great thing is that Rod, the fellow who is the mastermind behind this well organized operation, moves around the island based on the weather conditions and you can be assured that each day will be different. We regretted not booking a third day, but heard our lounge chairs calling us. We found that after years of travelling in the Caribbean and Italy and Greece that this excursion was also a great value as well, and one of the best day trips we've ever taken. Rod has both single and double kayaks so if your Husband wants to boot it through the chop he can do so. Lunch was a treat. We swam in a sea cave. Did a bit of low level cliff diving. Zipped in and around a myriad of caves, inlets, beaches and very cool rock formations. While it might sound unappealing, the visit to the abandoned decades old mine on the beach was actually a memorable experience. One of the awesome aspects of the excursions was that Rod is continually snapping pics and is a great photographer. All photos are uploaded within a day or two and can be uploaded to your own computer for a permanent record of your day.

    Check out all the reviews and the pictures and video which give you a good idea and accurate idea of what to expect.

    BTW - we stayed in Pollonia and found it was a great base for the week - grabbed a taxi to the meeting point on both days where Rod picked us up and we were off.

    Good luck with your planning.

    Dave

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