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Turtles visit shipwreck beach!

Normally at this time of year the famous shipwreck at Navagio is greeting boats of tourists from all over the world. This year we have learned that visitors of a different kind have arrived on the beach. Last week on the 8 June, turtle tracks on the beach were spotted …

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Gerakas Beach:- First turtle nest for 2020

This beach at Gerakas has just been visited by our famous Caretta Caretta. A nest was discovered by the monitoring team of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos. It is the first for Gerakas but not the first for Zakynthos. Just a few days ago the first nest was discovered …

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Zakynthos’ dive sites in top eight list!

In a recent article about the eight best places to scuba dive in Greece, two dive locations in Zakynthos made the list. Other dive sites on the list included Crete, Santorini and Mykonos. The two Zakynthian dive sites featured were: Marathonisi Marathonisi is described as a must-visit dive destination for …

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Turtle hatchlings thrown in the sea

From news we received late last night it seems that tourists, as well as some boat owners, are not respecting our treasured Caretta Caretta (turtles). This year a number of turtles have chosen to nest outside of the designated marine park area of Laganas Bay and Vasilikos peninsula. Sadly though …

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ARCHELON active in Kalamaki

ARCHELON, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, is to hold a “kids day” event at Kalamaki beach. In the continuation of ARCHELON’s education programme, they will be holding two events arranged especially for children.  Starting tomorrow, Sunday, 4th August, 2019 at Kalamaki. The meeting point will be on the …

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