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Join our good partner AlterSail for a day-sailing trip in one of their yachts.

... and Explore Marine Biodiversity is an all day (09.00 - 16.00) activity ideal for families who would like to enjoy and explore Crete's rich marine life.

Altersail consists of a group of sailors, marine biologists, scuba divers and yacht owners.

Each one of them is an expert in his field. Their base is in Crete and their activities take place all over Greece.This sailing route is specifically planed to reach places that have special significance for the monitoring of marine life.

You are going to approach the selected site navigating with sails only, paying extra attention to the selection of anchorage to ensure minimum disturbance to marine life. A certified instructor will be aboard to introduce you to the recognition of different species of marine organisms.

While in the water, you will be aided by a waterproof identification guide, which you are free to keep after the activity; on it, you will be able to record the species you observed. Back on the deck, you will be encouraged to register your findings in the dedicated online database and awarded your personal membership card, establishing your valued contribution to scientific research.

During this lovely day you will get snorkeling equipment, mineral water, refreshments, juice, wine (1 bottle for 4), light lunch, (salads+ spaghetti), local dips, desserts, coffee, tea.

Detailed Information

Price: 95€ per person - BEST Non Refundable Price & 110€ per person - Flexible Price
630€ Group/family offer for the whole yacht with the activity 

Included: Yacht, skipper, petrol, deck hand, snorkeling equipment, mineral water, refreshments, juice, wine (1 bottle for 4), light lunch, (salads+ spaghetti), local dips, desserts, coffee, tea.

Duration: Full day 09.00 - 16.00

Requirement: At least 6 persons

Good to Know : All excursions begin-end in Heraklion Venetian port. Available in different locations upon request.

Book now! Send us an e-mail, when you have some dates in mind to check for availability, along with any other questions you may have.  All e-mails are answered promptly, usually within 24 hours.  

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