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This Sunday clean up campaign at Shipwreck Cove.

 Volunteering in Zakynthos has taken a huge stride! Specifically, this Sunday, October 13th, 2019, provided the weather conditions permit. The Porto Vromi Maries boat Consortium, headed by their president Mr. Dionysios Giatra and in co-operation with The Volunteer Group of Zakynthos will launch a large land-based cleaning operation.       …

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Navagio Shipwreck, M.V. Panagiotis

There’s one image that symbolises the island of Zakynthos internationally. It’s been used in thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, appeared on TV adverts and photographed by people from all over the world. No one quite knows what makes it so iconic, but the fact remains, that for many visitors …

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Boat overturned at the Shipwreck!

The Zakynthos Port Authority was informed yesterday afternoon about an overturned boat near “shipwreck” beach “”. Immediately a patrol boat and a LS-ELAKT vehicle rushed to the area, finding that the eight foreigners aboard were overturned in the  boat “NIKOLAS” TZ. 397.  The Port authorities immediately picked up the eight …

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Tourists still getting too close to cliff edge!

  Recently we reported on some photos that were taken of tourists, standing very close to the edge of the cliffs at Navagio. These pictures shocked many, and it was worrying that visitors to the area were still putting their lives at risk for the sake of a photo. One …

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Stay safe at shipwreck viewpoint!

Many tourists are aware that there’s a viewing platform at the north of the island where they can get a great view of the shipwreck/Navagio beach from above. It’s very popular and a perfect viewpoint for the iconic beach and shipwreck. Unfortunately however, there are many tourists who choose to …

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Descendants of the Sun comes to Netflix!

In 2015 a Korean film crew visited Zakynthos to film scenes for what is now a popular TV asian drama called Descendants of the Sun. The series centres around the characters main Captain Shi-Jin and Dr Mo-Yeon who meet in a hospital and fall in love, but he is sent …

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New Bans on Shipwreck area come into force.

A new decision regarding the prohibitation of vessels approaching-mooring and swimming in the area of Ormos “Navagio” (Shipwreck) in Zakynthos commenced yesterday under the Port Authority of Zakynthos and this decision takes into account the very serious issue concerning the safety of visitors within the area. The focus is on …

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Permits for operating in the shipwreck area postponed

Another postponement was given to the debate regarding permits to individuals operating in the Shipwreck area, known as Navagio and the decision to postpone the issue was unanimous last Wednesday at the meeting of the City Council. The debate has taken its time as the Municipality’s competent department has suggested …

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Proposals for Shipwreck Cove.

Some serious and responsible decisions have to me made in regards to the management of the beach area at Shipwreck cove, as it is a registered trademark and the most powerful “Tourist Product” of our Island.  In reference to the report from the Geologist Institution of Geological and Mining Research, …

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