All Day Spearfishing Tour to Gavdos from Paleochora, Crete

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


    Embark on a thrilling one-day spearfishing tour departing from Paleochora in Crete and journeying to Gavdos Island, the southernmost island of Europe. This exclusive charter promises an adrenaline-packed day of underwater adventure, focusing on the pursuit of Groupers, Snapper, Seabreams lobsters and a variaty of other fish along the captivating coast of Gavdos. Your spearfishing journey begins at the Paleochora port, where our expert captains and seasoned fishermen will welcome you aboard our well-equipped vessel. As we navigate through the Libyan Sea towards Gavdos Island, take in the breathtaking views and anticipate the exciting spearfishing opportunities that await. Upon reaching Gavdos, our knowledgeable captains and skilled spearfishermen will guide you to prime fishing locations along the island’s coast. Dive into the clear waters and engage in exhilarating spearfishing, targeting impressive catches amid the diverse marine life. After the spearfishing excitement, we’ll make a stop at picturesque spots like Sarakiniko, Agios Ioannis, or Potamos, where you can unwind for an hour. Enjoy a delicious meal, take a refreshing swim in the azure waters, and bask in the beauty of the surroundings. Following the relaxing break, we’ll make our way back to Crete, allowing you to reflect on the day’s spearfishing adventures and enjoy the scenic sea views during the return journey.

    About Gavdos Island: Gavdos, the southernmost point of Europe, beckons with its pristine beaches, rugged landscapes, and a sense of tranquility. Although time constraints may limit exploration, the post-spearfishing stop at scenic spots ensures you can still savor the natural beauty of Gavdos before returning to the lively atmosphere of Crete.

    This one-day spearfishing charter offers an unforgettable blend of adventure and relaxation—a perfect escapade for enthusiasts seeking both excitement and leisure in the mesmerizing waters of the Mediterranean.

    Included: Drinks, snacks, meal, spearfishing equipment

    Suggested starting time: 8.00-8.30 a.m.




    • 1

      Paleochora: departure time: 8.00

      1,5 hours
    • 2

      Gavdopoula: arrival time: 9.15

      spearfishing time: 9.30 -12.30

    • 3

      Gavdos: arrival time: 13.00

      spearfishing time: 13.15 – 16.45

      rest/lunch time: 17.00 -18.30

      return time: 18.30

      *At 18:30, we will leave the island and begin our journey back to Crete.

      1.5 hours
    • 1

      Paleochora: drop off time: 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!

    Paleochora 35.22520249651956, 23.676291159260476 1
    Gavdopoula 34.928184, 23.997382 2
    Gavdos 34.849294333402945, 24.084874031114065 3



    • Duration: All Day
    • Travel distance: 80 nm
    • Start time: 8.00
    • 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.


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


    The boat departs from and returns to the exact location in Paleochora


    Spearfishing with free-diving (breath-hold diving)

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


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


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


    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!


    The price of this full day private spearfishing trip from Crete to Gavdos Island starts from 1650 euros with an open deck RIB (7-10m).

    *On the boats, more travelers (up to 4 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 one-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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