Discover the Attica coastline on this sea kayaking excursion to the Temple of Poseidon!
There’s no more fitting way to explore the iconic ruins at Cape Sounion than by traditional sea kayak. Spend a day travelling along the Athens Riviera on this guided tour to the Temple of Poseidon – a sightseeing experience that captures the ancient architecture and spiritual soul of the Ionians!
This tour is run & operated from Harakas Beach (one of the most famous beaches in Attica) and travels to the Temple of Poseidon at Archaeological Site of Sounion. Accommodation transfers from central Athens included on a full-day tour only.
Head down to Harakas Beach for this sea kayaking excursion to the Temple of Poseidon. Run & operated by an experienced tour guide, this half-day or full-day trip is a great way to explore the Attica coastline – learning more about the Golden Age of ancient Rome and the area’s most recent cultural legacy.
Starting on the sand, receive a short safety briefing and kit breakdown before you practise your paddle technique and start cruising along the coastline. With the crumbling columns of Sounion as your guide, spend the next few hours exploring the tideline – travelling past exclusive beach resorts and traditional architecture on your way to the Archaeological Site of Sounion.
Leaving your kayaks on the shore, hike up to the summit where you can explore this iconic monument on foot. Perched 60 metres over the Ionian, this is the perfect place to mark the moment – enjoying the scenery and capturing a landscape that dates back to 444–440 BC. Our top tip? Opt for the full day tour and watch the sunset from Sounion – a bucket list moment you’ll never forget!
Operating during the summer season from April to November, this tour uses two-seater closed-deck touring sea kayaks – single-seater available on request.