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Marathonisi (Turtle Island)

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A small islet with tropical beaches and sea caves located just outside Keri Beach (Limni Keri) inside the bay of Laganas, in Zante (Zakynthos) Island, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Marathonisi Island in late Sept and rented a small motor boat next to Cameo Island.. price is based on how many hours you want and included fuel and insurance..it was so easy and so much fun!! it's about 10 minutes to the island,...More

Thank Glenn D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Island’s west-facing sea cave, where our “Best of Zante Tours” captain drove the boat inside, turned it around and exited. Great seamanship. Then stopped on the east-facing beach for a swim. Clear blue water, gently sloping but pebbles very difficult/painful to walk on....More

1  Thank OutnAbout007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As it was coming to the end of the season we were told we'd have 60 percent chance of seeing any turtles . We saw our 1st turtle after 10 minutes and saw 4 in total which was amazing . We stopped at the blue...More

Thank Cstanley62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic beach, we had a boat trip to the blue cave's and this one of the swimming stops, nice clear water for swimming beautiful beach.

Thank jimking5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hires a speed boat and went to turtle island, sadly its coming to the end of turtle season and we never saw any, we stopped and got off, there is a boat theer that sells food and drink, and you cant cross the line...More

1  Thank Gaynor K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good seen 1 turtle it was a big one would go again all day long thanks for a good hokdah and so you Again soon❤️

Thank Lily S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A tour of 3 hours with Express Cruise for 10euros per person. We took our tickets in Laganas at 11am and at 11.30 a bus picked us up because the port is just outside the town. From there we took the glass bottom boat for...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an experience to see Loggerhead Turtles coming up for air and what beautiful creatures to behold. We were there at the end of the season for hatching which is, regrettably, bang in the middle of the tourist season in July and August. The females...More

Thank philiphove72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such an iconic island in Zakynthos and it is totally worth a visit indeed!!! We hired a boat for the day and managed to do a quick stop at the Turtle Island for a bit of snorkelling!!! Highly recommended place!!!

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a boat trip to this island and Keri caves. The island is lovely, only spoilt by the number of boats arriving. You can only use a small amount of the beach as most of it is cordoned off to protect the turtle nesting sites....More

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Kerry M
22 June 2018|
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Response from denise | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can still see the turtles swimming around in the water, the boat has a lower deck with Windows for an even better view, I'm not a swimmer and I saw about 4 just swimming around
Dawn J
2 March 2018|
Response from Richard B |
yes and yes.
Dawn J
2 March 2018|
Response from Richard B |
depends on who you book your boat trip with but yes.