Hidden deep within the Polylimnio Gorge, you’ll find an impressive, nearly 100-foot-tall (30 meters) waterfall. On this tour from Kalamata, follow a guide down a narrow path to the base of the falls, where you’ll have an opportunity to swim and dive. Hear commentary about the scenic, enjoy complimentary fresh fruit, and opt for hotel pickup and drop-off to make your trip even more convenient.
Kayak yourself around historic Navarino Bay, spotting indigenous wildlife such as sea turtles and paddling past white sandy beaches, ancient shipwrecks and medieval castles. During a lunch of Greek delicacies, learn about the history of the area.
Spend the day out on the water with this exciting guided sea kayaking adventure, paddling by the foot of imposing Mount Taygetos. Learn proper sea kayaking techniques and then hit the water, pulling up to hidden coves to find intriguing caves and floating in the emerald-colored waters.
Climbers of any skill level, from first-timers to experienced mountaineers, will enjoy this half-day outing to the Kardamili climbing site. Overlooking the Messinian Gulf, there are 33 different routes of varying grades and each climb is supervised by a certified instructor. This complete climbing experience includes hotel pickup and drop off in Kalamata, water and snacks, and all equipment necessary.
Do some serious exploring on this action-packed day trip from Kalamata. Discover the Diros caves and villages or Mani on this guided tour from Kalamata. Get picked up at your hotel or port and enjoy the transfer with complimentary WiFi. You can also, explore the deep caves and take a 30-minute boat trip.
Greek history and mythology buffs will find ample opportunity to travel back in time on this full-day private tour from Kalamata to Mount Olympus, the home of the Greek gods. Wander ancient Olympia and its temples to Zeus and Hera, discover the origin of the Olympic Games, explore the workshop where the golden statue of Zeus—one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World—was created, and get a comprehensive feel for how the ancient Greeks lived and worshiped.
We will visit small family owned stores tasting traditional food and learning about their history. A walking tour where we stop, talk, taste and get the vibe of the city learning about how the past has mixed with the present. Food is very important in Greece and we hope that by the end of this tour, you will feel the Greek hospitality and friendship.
No other part in Greece combines scenic hiking trails in stupendous mountain scenery overlooking the sea with an incredible wealth of cultural heritage and notable archaeological sites and monuments. This is the place where gods and heroes walked the earth for the first time. Filoxenia (hospitality) is very strong here, the food, olive oil and wine are Greece's best. Locals claim to have the best of everything to give and that’s no myth. This is where the remains of the famous classical city of Sparta are, against the impressive backdrop of the Taygetos mountains, the highest mountain in the Peloponnese. The Spartan trail, as part of the European walking route E4 is a meeting point for naturalists, photography lovers, hikers, mountaineers and climbers from all over the world. Beautiful forests, fragrant shrubs, gorges and ravines make hiking here a fascinating experience.
Spend half a day eating your way around Kalamata with a local guide. An excellent value for the money, the tour includes nine stops with each having a dedicated focus. Learn what the ancient Greeks used to eat, staples of the Mediterranean diet, and historical facts about local foods. Visit the farmer’s market, artisan shops, and end with lunch at a local tavern.
Land of stone and light, villages perched on the outskirts of mount Taygetos with tower houses and countless chapels, settlements bordering with the sea, steep canyons and caves and beaches entangled with olive groves. The charm of Mani is precisely these contrasts. This is a hike to the land and the traditions of the Mani, the place where every stone has its own history. Here, the magnificence of the mountainous nature is harmoniously combined with the allure of the sea as gigantic mount Taygetos is so close from the embrace of the Mediterranean.
Just 50 minutes away from the city of Kalamata is located the most important jewel of south Greece! The gulf of Navarino, the most important site of the Greek modern history. Hike to the top of the hill and admire the breathtaking view of the legendary gulf, the wetland of Yalova with the rare species of animals and the old Navarino castle. Enjoy your fresh fruits while the experienced guide will inform you about the historical interests of the area. Swim at one of the most famous beaches of Peloponnese. Afterwards wonderful dishes will be served to you in a Greek elegant tavern right next to the sea coast.
Paddle the Lousios and Alfeios Rivers on a half-day, white-water rafting trip from Vlachorraptis. The two rivers, which merge below the Lousios Gorge, slice through a scenic landscape of rock formations and vegetation that arches over the water. You’ll tackle Class II or Class II rapids while taking in a side of Greece you won’t see from the road.
Enjoy a full-day private tour to the city of Sparta, which features prominently in Greek history. Begin the drive from Kalamata with a convenient pickup at your hotel, then ride in a comfortable, climate-controlled vehicle over the scenic Taygetos mountains. See significant sites in both modern and historic Sparta, including the Acropolis of Ancient Sparta, the Persian Gallery, the Olive Oil Museum, and more on this guided excursion.
-Raft under the Lousios natural tunnel of trees
-Show your rafting skills at the technical rapids of Alfios
-Have fun whilst swimming and jumping in the crystal clear waters
-Take the ultimate selfie at the impressive waterfall of Vrodos
-Savor a delicious meal by our super cook Katerina
This tour allows you to spend 8 hours visiting Voidokilia and and Pylos with a private guide and round-trip transportation from Kalamata. Learn about the folklore of Pylos and visit Niokastro Castle, then enjoy some free time at Voidokilia beach.
In the western part of Messinia where the Ionian sea embraces the shore of Peloponnese, we hike the hill of Palaiokastro, the famous beach of Voidokilia and the lagoon of Yalova the southernmost station of migratory birds between Europe and Africa. The area being integrated into the environmental program natura 2000 is the largest wetland in southern Greece and offers shelter to wild migrating birds, which we may have the opportunity to observe. Here lives the endangered African chameleon while numerous birds such as herons, kestrels, aegean seagulls, flamingos, ospreys, royal eagles and other migratory and endemic birds take shelter at this hospitable and safe environment.
Take an all-day sightseeing tour to Athens on immersive day-trip. After a convenient hotel pickup in Kalamata, travel by air-conditioned vehicle through the picturesque countryside and learn about Greek culture and history from an informative. Visit landmarks like the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Propylea, and the Temple of Athena Nike. Then, stop in the historic Plaka district and explore its souvenir shops or enjoy a meal at a traditional taverna.
Experience the scenic beauty of the Kalamata region on a scenic hike through the Ridomo Gorge. The perfect tour for adventurous travelers looking to get out into nature, the 7-mile (11 kilometer) hike begins with a trek down a narrow road to the bottom of the gorge. Appreciate the beauty on the valley floor before making the climb back up, with some minor rock scrambling along the way. Back at the rim, take in the panoramic views of Kalamata. The tour is led by a professional guide and bottled water and snacks are included.
Spend a day on a Kalamata organic farm in a scenic mountain location. You’ll learn about how to attend to farm animals, collect eggs, and gather organic fruit, vegetables, and herbs. On top of this, you’ll also have a Greek cooking lesson, so you’ll gain valuable skills you can use at home. At the end of your experience, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch with Greek wine. You’ll also be entertained with Greek music and dancing.
Immerse yourself in all things Kalamata on this informative and entertaining private walking tour of Kalamata, blending city, sun, and sea with history. See plenty of sites, including ancient monasteries and churches. The private tour, perfect for cruisers, ensures a personalized experience.
Just a breath from Kalamata stands mount Kalathi, a mountain visible from any side of the city. You can see it sometimes clear, sometimes lost in the clouds. It is very rare for a mountain of such height to be sited so close to the sea and the city. On its slopes picturesque villages smothered in green and even higher on its summit, forests of fir and pine trees and a stunning view to the Messinian Bay and the city of Kalamata.We begin our hiking trip from the cosmopolitan suburb of Kalamata the village of Kato Verga by following the cobbled path ascending west to the village of Ano Verga. A historic village perched on the mountainside with a plethora of old stone houses, narrow alleys and springs with crystal waters.
Immerse yourself in ancient Greece on this half-day private tour of Messene. Get transported there in a luxury vehicle (with complimentary WiFi). Spend ample time at the site, visiting the sanctuaries, public buildings, and the imposing fortifications, houses, and tombs.