A 2-Days Private Spearfishing Charter to Antikythera Island

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    Beginner 1-10mIntermediate 10-15mAdvanced 15-25mCompetitive 25-40m

    TOUR DESCRIPTION

    Join us for a transformative 2-day spearfishing charter to Antikythera Island, setting sail from the picturesque ports of Chania. This exclusive journey covers a total of 100-120 nautical miles across the Aegean, offering a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the enthralling art of spearfishing amidst the timeless beauty of Antikythera.

    For both novices and seasoned spearos, this retreat guarantees an immersive journey. Beginners will receive expert guidance from the region’s top freedivers and spearos, mastering various techniques that pave the way for their first successful catch. Meanwhile, they’ll witness advanced dives, gaining valuable insights into the artistry of spearfishing.

    Advanced spearos, anticipate an unparalleled opportunity to explore one of Greece’s prime fishing spots. With a high probability of catching the fish of a lifetime, these crystal-clear waters promise unforgettable moments beneath the surface.

    As the sun sets, your catch comes to life in a traditional taverna, where you’ll savor the freshest seafood prepared with local flair. Meanwhile, our seasoned crew, Panos and Minos, will unveil the art of consuming raw fish, using pure products and sea salt collected directly from the surrounding waters. This experience transcends fishing; it’s a seamless exploration of flavors, techniques, and the authentic spirit of the sea.

    Yet, Antikythera is not just a spearo’s paradise; it’s a step back in time. Its wild, untouched beauty echoes Greece of 60 years ago, a time capsule away from the hustle of modern civilization. The quaint village of Potamos, with its traditional charm, welcomes you to experience the genuine hospitality of an era long past. Antikythera beckons—an authentic slice of Greek paradise waiting to be explored.

    Included: Drinks, snacks, meals, spearfishing equipment, sleeping accommodation

    Suggested starting time: 8.00-8.30 a.m.

    ITINERARY

    • 1

      Day 1. Chania: departure time: 8.00

      2h
    • 2

      Day 1. Antikythera Island: arrival time: 10.00

      spearfishing time: 10.00 -18.00

      30'
    • 3

      Day 1. Potamos Antikythera: Arrival Time: 18:30 – 19:30

      Dinner time: 20.00 – 22.00

      Stay Overnight

       

    • 3

      Day 2. Potamos Antikythera: Breakfast Time: 8:30 – 9:30

      20'
    • 2

      Day 2. Antikythera Island: Spearfishing Time: 10:00 – 17:00

      Return Time: 17:30

      At 17:30, we will leave the island and begin our journey back to Crete.

      2h
    • 1

      Day 2. Chania: drop off time: 19.30-20.00

    *The schedule may change depending on weather conditions and your specific needs.

    * As we customize your trip to your needs, you can choose how to spend your time on this beautiful Island or build your itinerary with us!

    Chania 35.51928702043179, 24.02310915889569 1
    Antikythera Island 35.86324886976392, 23.30461158936888 2
    Potamos Antikythera 35.88211969973202, 23.289740881952945 3

    INFORMATION

    USEFUL INFORMATION

    • Duration: 2 days
    • Travel distance: 100-120 nm
    • Start time: 8.00 – 9.00 
    • Languages: Greek – English
    • Number of spearos: 1-2 (per boat)*
    • Number of travellers: 1-4 (per boat)

    *For spearfishing activities, we allow a maximum of 2 participants per boat to spearfish simultaneously, accompanied by a dive instructor.

    WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

    • Boat
    • Fuel
    • free-dive instructor/local spearo
    • Skipper
    • Spearfishing/free-diving Equipment
    • Sleeping Acommodations

    DEPARTURE & RETURN LOCATION

    The boat departs and returns to the exact location in Chania Old Port: SEAze The Day

    *We can pick you up upon request from the nearby ports of Platanias and Tersanas without any extra charge.

    **Spearfishing charters are also available upon request, starting from Kolymvari and Kissamos.

    HOW WE WILL FISH

    Spearfishing with free-diving (breath-hold diving)

    *Fishing techniques vary depending on the season, the weather conditions, our targets, and your fishing experience.

    WHAT IS OFFERED ON BOARD

    • Soft drinks, water, beers, light lunch, snacks, meals
    • Use of Snorkeling equipment (upon request)

    WHAT YOU CAN REQUEST

    • Wetsuits, weight-belts
    • Alcohol beverages
    • Drone, GoPro, Photographer
    • Special Requests (boat relocation, tour extension)
    • fishing equipment

    WHAT WE MAY CATCH

    Depending on your fishing level, you can catch small fish such as lionfish, parrotfish, lobsters, seabreams, etc., while spearfishing in shallow waters (1-10 meters). If you are a more experienced diver and can reach depths between 10-35 meters, your targets will include different kinds of groupers (dusky, white, golden), amberjacks, dentex, and seabreams.

    *Fishing needs patience; the amount and the size of the fish that we will catch depend on the day, the weather conditions, the season, your experience, and luck. We cannot guarantee that we will catch fish, despite our expertise, but we guarantee that we will try our best to do…As a famous quote says… That is why it is called fishing and not catching!

    FAQ

    The price of this 2-days private spearfishing charter from Chania to Antikythera starts from 2650 euros with an open deck RIB (7-10m) and goes up to 3650 with a cabin lux RIB (10-12m) – upon request

    *On the boats, more travelers (up to 5-6 persons)  are welcome, but they can not all spearfish simultaneously.

    These are the average water temperatures per Month in Crete:

    June: 20 -23, july: 22-24, August: 22-25, September: 23 -26, October: 22-24, November: 20-22, December: 18-20, January: 17-18, February: 16-18, March: 15-17, April: 17-19, May: 18-20

    The waters are usually also very visible during Summer. (15-30 meters of vertical visibility)

    We share the fish that we catch. On this 2-day private spearfishing charter, you can take up to one fish weighing 5 kg with you. Afterwards, we will clean it and arrange a nice restaurant for you, your family, or your company to enjoy the fish when we return to Crete.

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