Many tours and trips exist in Zakynthos, for turtle spotting adventures in the Bay of Laganas.
Some trips are directly liasing with the turtle protection society in Zante and the National Marine Park of Zakynthos.
You actually get the chance to spot the caretta-caretta turtles, also known as caretta caretta loggerhead sea turtles.
In Zante the caretta caretta loggerhead sea turtles are the main symbol of the island. On turtle spotting trips you learn about this endangered species of caretta caretta sea turtles.
On turtle spotting trips in Zante you usually get the chance to swim and snorkel in the most spectacular beaches around the island of Marathonisi.
The best way to travel in Zante on a turtle spotting trip is with a specialist tour, which are specially designed to visit the Bay of Laganas in Zante where the caretta caretta turtles breed in Zakynthos. They breed during the onths of May to October, coming out of the sea from dusk to dawn, and crawling up he beach to lay their eggs.
Caretta careta always return to the same beach where they themselves harched, usually about thirty years following their own birth.
If you are looking for turtle spotting tours in Zante, you will find boats heading out from teh Beach in Laganas. Boats also leave from the small port at Agios Sostis near Cameo Island, and further around the Bay at Porto Koukal for the Tropics Bar at the Gloria Maris Hotel.
If looking for places to visit in Zante, most travel agents will take you on extraordinary sight-seeing tours in Zakynthos, which are guided and off the beaten track in Zante, away from mass tourism in Zakynthos.
You can visit travel agency offices in the main resorts in Zante where we arrange trips in Zakynthos from Tsilivi which is central on Zante island. There are also trips around the island of Zante by boat
You can take brilliant day trips while on holiday in Zante at really affordable prices. There are a number of organized boat trips, to spectacular locations such as the the Keri caves, the Blue Caves, Shipwreck Beach and Marathonisi Island. You will be amazed by the natural beauty here in Zante and the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea.
Coach tours, jeep safaris, and a number of other excursions operate daily around Zakynthos island so you can make the most of all the island has to offer. Alternatively, you can also hire a car or bike in Zante and explore Zakynthos at your own pace!