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Kayak tours

Kayak tour on Studen Kladenec

One of the best ways to blend in with nature and to be present without disturbing harmony is to do it with kayaks. There’s no engine noise, and your personal efforts are the only ones that are moving you.

Dates 2019: 5-6 October; 19-20 October;

Price: 185 BGN per person | 2 days |  

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Kayak tour around Ammouliani

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A two-day adventure in the land of the Gods

Price: 235 BGN/ 120 EUR  per person | 3 days

Dates for 2019:

  • June 21 - 23;
  • July 19 - 21;
  • August 30 - 1 September;

 

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Kayak adventure around Meganisi island

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Meganisi is a small island in the west part of Greece. Amazing caves and cliffs are waiting for you.

5 days| Dates for 2019: 19-23 September

Price: 395 BGN/200 EUR per person

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Kayak tour around Diaporos

An amazing trip to the crystal clear waters of Greece. 

Price: 235 BGN/120 EUR per person | 3 days

Dates for 2019:

  • March 22-24;
  • June 7-9;
  • June 28-30;
  • July 12-14;
  • August 16-18;
  • September 13-15;
  • September 27-29;
  • October 11-13; 
  • October 25-27;

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Kayak tour on Syvota

The place is popular to visit for the picturesque coastline.

Dates: 5th - 8th September 2019;

Price: 330 BGN per person | 4 days 

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Kayaking adventure on Lefkada island

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Lefkada is an island in the Ionian see in the west part of Greece.

Price: 385 BGN/195 EUR per person | 5 days 

Dates for 2019:

  • 26 – 29 April; 
  • 13 – 15 June; 
  • 25 – 28 July; 
  • 22 – 25 August;

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Kayak journey on Zakynthos island

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Zakynthos, called by the Greeks the "Flower of the East" is the third largest island in the Ionian see. The popular blue caves, Navagio beach and the Keri caves.

Dates for 2019:

  • 29 May-5 June;
  • 30 July - 6 August;

Price: 640 BGN/330 EUR per person | 7 days

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What to prepare for a kayak tour?

  Shoes for water;
  Sunscreen;
  Sunglasses and a hat;
  Towel;
  A rain jacket;
  Headlamp or flashlight;
  Bug spray
  Clothes and underwear;
  Personal medicines;
  ID card;
  Warm clothes for the evening;

What is a kayak?

The kayak is a small, narrow craft that is powered by a two-blade paddle. In the UK, the term canoe is often used when it comes to kayaking. A traditional kayak has an open cockpit in which a person sits down. It is necessary that the kayak bears a sprayskirt that closes and prevents the water from entering the boat. The kayak has a comfortable seat and backrest. Sea kayaks have a rudder that helps to manage the boat. The turning is controlled by the legs.

History

The kayaks were originally developed by the North American tribes of Inuit, Jupik and Aleut. They use hunting boats in internal lakes, rivers and coastal waters of the Arctic Ocean, the North Atlantic and Pacific and the Bering Sea. These first kayaks are made from sewn fur skins of seals or other animals stretching over a frame of wood or whalebone. Kayaks are believed to be at least 4,000 years old. The oldest existing kayaks are exhibited at the State Museum of Ethnology in Munich, the oldest dating back to 1577.

Types of kayaks

According to their purpose:

 Kayaks for whitewater - short, shunting
 Sea kayaks - long, stable and fast
 Recreational kayaks - for lakes and dams
 Racing kayaks - long, fast, light

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 Inflatable kayaks - Extremely stable, manoeuvrable and easy to transport. Suitable for rivers and lakes.
 Sit on top kayaks - Hermetically sealed shells of kayaks. She sits on them. Do not sink or fill with water when inverted. Suitable for short walks in lakes and waves at sea.
 Sit in kayaks -The most common form. Kayaks in which a person sits inside. Stable when using a syringe, it can roll over. There are many varieties and sports that can be practiced with such a kayak.

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According to the number of people in a kayak:

 One person kayak
 Double kayak
 Triple kayak
 Multiple seats

Places to kayak

In Bulgaria, we organize kayaking at the Pancharevo, Studen Kladenets, Golyam Beglik, Ognyanovo, Struma, Arda and Iskar reservoirs.

Kayak tours are also organized on the Bulgarian Sea upon request.

A popular destination is kayak trips in Greece. The Mediterranean climate creates favorable conditions in spring, summer, and autumn for several day trips. We organize expeditions for lovers of wild campsites on remote and deserted beaches. The best way to get to other times is to visit the distant islands of Zakynthos, Diaporos, and others. Picturesque views, seafarers and good friends are a must-have part of any adventure. Kayaking tours in Greece are suitable for both beginners and people with experience in kayaks. Before each entry, there is a short course for rowing and driving techniques.

Years of experience, the thirst for adventure and the spirit of rafting and kayaking are a guarantee that Reflip team will make your adventure unforgettable.