8 - 9 hours
Once you have wearied of the delights of Peloponnese on land – an unforgettable experience is to test your sea legs and enjoy a day at sea.
The beautiful Koroni of Messinia with the imposing castle, the picturesque narrow streets and the magnificent sea is another gem on the coasts of the Messenian gulf. From there, travel for the Diros Caves.
Daily our cruises to Messinian & Laconian Mani, will relieve you from the stress of driving and give you the chance to visit and swim in tick paradise coves inaccessible by road.
You can enjoy the magic and beauty of the coastline of Mani and beautiful coastal villages.
Unspoilt natural beauty, beaches and waters that calls you to be left in their arms, stone-built towers and lush nature. Come and enjoy the day cruise for Koroni and caves of Diros.
Every Tuesday from May to October ( Date and frequency are subject to change).
Koroni – Caves of Diros and Return
09:00 a.m. Departure from the port of Koroni. We head to the Caves of Diros, which we will visit for 45 minutes and there we will swim and barbeque.
17:00 p.m. Return to Koroni.
40€ per adult.
20€ per child age 2-12 yrs.
Free infant 0-2 yrs.
For less or more participants please contact us in order to offer you flexible rates.Less
We depart from the harbor of Koroni at 09:00,towards for the Caves of Diros.We visit the caves for 1 hour and then you enjoy a swim in the sea and a barbecue meal as well.In the area there are two caves, Vlichada and Alepotrypa. The existence of the cave of Vlichada has been known to the locals since around 1900. But no one suspected the miracle it hid in its interior until 1949, when the founders of the Hellenic Cave Society, John and Anna Petrochellos, began to explore it systematically.Until 1960, 1,600 meters were excavated and mapped. Since 1987, the Palaeoanthropology and Speleology Ephorate of the Ministry of Culture started the detailed study of the Cave and in collaboration with an international team of cavemen, it continued its exploration and mapping. To date, they have mapped 14,700 meters of routes. Most of the Cave is below the surface of the water.
The cave began to form hundreds of thousands of years ago. The stalactites and stalagmites presently below the water were formed when the surface of the sea was far below its current level. There have been stalactites at a depth of 71 meters. The maximum depth of the Cave is located outside the tourist route and reaches 80 meters.We return at 17.00 at the port of Koroni.
The "pirate ship" Albatros II, Greek-made wooden caravan, a seabird, as its name says, performs daily cruises to the Messenian Gulf. Starting from the port of Kalamata and enjoying a magical voyage, we explore the beauties of Messenia like Santova, Kitries, Kardamili, Dolphin beach, Stoupa and Diros Caves. As well as Costa Navarino, Methoni, Koroni, Peroulia beach, Petalidi and Agios Andreas will make your vacation enchanting. The afternoon , from the port of Kalamata, is held everyday two-hour excursions along the length of messenian coast to enjoy your coffee or your drink.The capacity is 200 people and fully equipped to make your cruise magical. It offers cold-dishes, toast, club sandwich, ice cream, and an impressive bar where you can have your coffee, drink or cocktail.
Technical Characteristics of the vessel.
Name : Albatros II.
Flag Nationality : Hellenic.
Type of ship : T/P Passenger-Touristic.
Material of construction : wood.
Length overall 24,45.
Register Length 22,09.
Register Breadth 07,04.
Register Depth 03,14.
Number and type of propulsion machinery : Two (2) I.C.E. Man Germany 2866 LE.
Horse power : 2 X 380 BHP.
Max passenger capacity : 200.
Comfortable shoes - clothing with extra ones,if you wish.
Bottle of water.
Without transfer :
Meeting point : Albatros II , at harbor of Koroni.
Meeting time : 08:45. Departure : 09:00.
With transfer :
Start point : Nedontos street 79, Kalamata ( Next to main square). Departure time 07:00.
Pick up points : from all hotels of city of Kalamata.
Pick up time will advice by sms or email one (1) day before the departure of your tour.
Basic physical condition.
Swimming experience is required, but it is optional. Light walking is nessecery.
Please let us know if you have any food allergies or food intolerances.
Children need to be accompanied by an adult.
Participants should feel comfortable in walking and able to walk.
Swimming is nessecery if you want to enjoy swimming
For any tour is required a minimum number of participations in order to be materialized. In case of less participants our travel agency has the right to cancel the tour or to postpone the date in another with more participants.Last day of information about the materialisation of the tour can be 1 day before departure as some new last minute - bookings or cancelations can influence the tour.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the prebooked tour.
All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned.
Social distancing is maintained in vehicles up to 65% of the total capacity per vehicle ( taxi-minivan-minibus-bus)
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds.
Masks are required, please bring your own..