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National Marine Park of Alonissos and Northern Sporades

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Address: Patitiri 370 05, Greece
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A must!!!!

We were recommended this trip on Pakis boat, he was an excellent captain and entertainer, very informative about Greek mythology, we went to some excellent places and I took the... read more

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sharonandmark
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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were recommended this trip on Pakis boat, he was an excellent captain and entertainer, very informative about Greek mythology, we went to some excellent places and I took the opportunity to get some snorkelling in-most of the time on my own as the waters while crystal clear were still cold, thank god for my shortie!!! As I was snorkelling... More 

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north yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Decided to take the high speed rib cruise with Nikos Valtas from the port at Patitiri,Alonissos.It was more expensive but was well worth it.Taking only 6-10 people.we were so fast we reached all the stops first,visited the blue cave,numerous small coves for a swim and the marine park.Culminating in a visit to the wonderful monastery where we had a tour... More 

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1 Thank alfaromeo60
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

I'm actually surprised that this is a Marine Park and lack of awareness in the positive reviews. The coral is pretty much dead and barely any fish visible. For many years I worked with scuba-diving and marine preservation. There is no evidence here of eco-projects to restore the damage. The boat trips are very dear, and you do not see... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Weather you are a sailor, a diver or just a traveler, Alonissos is incredibly beautiful and has an amazing variety of marine life! I cannot find anything wrong with Alonissos at all! Especially if you love nature! 100% worth a visit

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1 Thank DrChains03
Thessaloniki, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Diving in the National Park is great, the only draw back is that the entire park isn't open to diving, only 14 different sites. These sites are great, loads of fish, and different types of diving.

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1 Thank Cynthia B
Chania Town, Greece
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed June 16, 2016

The National Marine Park of Alonnisos protects these magnificent creatures and shows that worthwhile to visit and learn what it takes to not harm the marine world ~

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N Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Few areas boast so many uninhabited islands or the wealth of rare wildlife. Boat access is tolerated to all the islands with the exception of Patatiri which is the main home of the endangered Mediterranean Monk Seal and where you need special permission. Elsewhere are fantastic secluded bays with good Meltemi protection and the chance of a sight of seals... More 

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Athens
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

We took one of the boat trips for the marine park in alonissos. I have to make clear that you will NOT see any seals. They are very hard to find as they are extremely shy animals. However, the trip around the small islands, swimming in crystal blue waters is amazing and...u might get lucky and see dolphins. Give it... More 

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Wooburn Green
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We took a boat trip around the island of Alonissos which incorporated a visit to the marine park area. We had an amazing day which was topped off with an amazing experience with the dolphins. The captain of the boat we were on spent his time watching & waiting for the opportunity to show everyone this spectacle and we were... More 

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2 Thank BlackCats66
Florence, Italy
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Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely day tour in the National Marine Park with the very nice, passionate and experienced Capitain Paki. Sailing with his Γοργόνα we reached beautiful beaches and the charming monastery of Kyra Panagia. Do not miss it!

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