Summer Adventures

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An excellent opportunity for those wishing to spend a week observing marine wildlife, while meeting the daily challenges of living on a sailing boat. If you wish, you will become one of the crew and learn the traditional skills and tasks of a sailor including keeping watches, setting sails, steering and navigation You will have the chance to participate in wildlife surveys around the waters of the Ionian Islands, focusing on Short-beaked Common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis), the Common Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) and the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta).

While at sea, if you wish, training in sailing and on board tasks such basic notions of cartography, route mapping on nautical charts and basic navigation techniques will be provided and you will participate in running all aspects of the voyage. If you prefer, you will also learn how to collect data and various other aspects of the fieldwork.  Direct involvement in field activities will provide you opportunities to obtain first-hand knowledge and experience regarding marine wildlife survey techniques and sailing.

So what are you waiting for? Check our itineraries and book your next unforgettable sailing experience.


7 nights in 2 and 3 star hotels with en suite rooms, on the islands of Lefkada/ Ithaki (3 nights), Kefallonia (2 nights) and Zakynthos (2 nights).

Group size

Available to solo/ couple travel and group/ family travel.  Every expedition hosts from 5 (minimum) to 10 participants (maximum). 

Pick up Point

Preveza harbour or Aktion/ Preveza airport


30% deposit is required


All breakfasts (at the hotel), 6 picnic lunches on board the boat. Dinners not included.


Marine mammal observation, marine wildlife photography, sailing lessons, swim and snorkelling. Historical sites and culture.

Duration & Fees

The duration of the expedition is 8 days but custom itineraries can be arranged.

Group/ family travel package (up to 10 persons)
  • €4,990 – 8 days (Based on twin shared room)

Solo/ couple travel (5 is the minimum number of participants required)
  • €950 – 8 days (Per Person based on twin shared room)
  • €1040 – 8 days (Per person single occupancy)
Prices incl. VAT

Start Dates
  • 25/09 - 02/10/2020

What is included?
  • Pre-departure support
  • Return transfers to and from Airport/ bus station
  • Constant  guidance and training from experienced scientists/ skipper
  • Necessary project equipment (binoculars, field guides, masks and snorkels, underwater camera etc.)
  • Sailing training (keeping watches, setting sails, steering, navigation etc.)
  • Mooring and port expenses
  • Fuel for the boat and the inflatable
  • Two meals daily (breakfast in the hotel, picnic lunch on board) and beverages (except for alcoholic and soft drinks).
What is not Included
  • International and domestic flights or bus tickets
  • Airport taxes
  • Medical and Travel insurance
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, spirits)
  • Exceptional marine wildlife with many rare species (marine mammals, birds, sea turtles etc.)
  • Popular destinations in close proximity.
  • Visit ancient sites, historical monuments and monasteries
  • Many opportunities for summer sport and adventure activities (water sports and ski, horse riding, cycling etc.)
  • Enjoy delicious local recipes and night life
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