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Akamas Peninsula – Explore the Wild Northwestern Tip of Cyprus

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4 hours

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

9 people




Tour Option: Shared Seat In Jeep Escorted Tour


Here’s a chance to journey deep inside Cyprus’ last undeveloped coastal frontier, the wild Akamas Peninsula. This trip is perfect for nature lovers of all persuasions, especially for birdwatchers, botanical enthusiasts or those just seeking a thrill. Our itinerary takes in all the “must-see” sites and landscapes of this spectacular environmental wonderland:

The Avakas Gorge: Perhaps Cyprus’ most impressive natural wonder, this deep canyon is famous for the sheer walls of limestone that come narrowly together to form a natural tunnel. A not-too-strenuous walk, duration of 30-40 minutes in total, is required to see the best parts of the Gorge. Some sections are sun-exposed, but mostly we walk in shadow over sometimes slippery boulders. Decent footwear is advised.
Lara and the Turtle Conservation Project: We visit one of the most important (and pristine) beaches in the entire Mediterranean, Lara Beach, where the Cyprus Turtle Conservation Project has been saving endangered sea turtles from extinction for three decades. Learn the secrets of these sensitive and delightful sea creatures as we take you through the conservation exhibits at the beach. (Note: Turtle nesting season is June-August; the nests hatch until early October.)
Lara bay coastline: Enjoy breathtaking views, then swim (April-October), where the water is always calm, and the sea is a rare shade of aquamarine, or relax and enjoy a coffee or a drink at the nearby beach coffee shop.
This half-day adventure includes several sections of “off-road” driving. Dust and bumps are part of the process.

Don’t forget to bring your cameras for amazing and unforgettable photos!


  • Pick up from hotels in Limassol 07:30
  • Pick up from hotels in Paphos 08:30



  • Transportation
  • Escorted by English speaking driver.
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Additional Services

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