Can you see turtles in Zante in October?
Enjoy The Loggerheads of Turtle Island Zakynthos They are usually very happy to educate people on these prehistoric creatures. The best way to see the turtles is as part of an eco-friendly tour. If you’re visiting between May and October, you have a very good chance of spotting the famous Caretta Caretta turtles.
What month do the turtles hatch in Zante?
Sea Turtles Featured in Zakynthos, Kyparissia, Lakonikos, Rethymno, Chania, Messenia, and Koroni are seven biggest egg-laying destinations for turtles. During the nesting season, which lasts from late May to August, you can observe sea turtles in their natural habitat during the daytime.
Where can I see turtles in Zante?
4 ways to see the loggerhead Caretta-Caretta turtles in Zakynthos:
- Snorkeling. During a swim or while you are snorkeling it can happen that you come across a Caretta-Caretta turtle.
- Kayak or pedalò
- Rent a boat.
- Where to see turtle hatching in Zakynthos:
Can you swim in Zakynthos in October?
Is it warm enough to swim in Zakynthos in October? Average water temperature in Zakynthos in October is 23.2°C and therefore suitable for comfortable swimming.
What is Zante like in October?
Zante October weather has an average temperature of 20ºC (68ºF) and an average high of 23º C (73ºF) and average low of 16ºC (61ºF), slightly less than last month. Evenings begin to get chilly. The October 1st record temperatures were 30ºC (86ºF) and lows of 11.6ºC (53ºF).
Can you see turtles in Zante in September?
In September and October you can still enjoy a swim in the sea but many of the sun-loungers will have been packed away and you can see the natural beauty of the beaches. Gerakas is at the south-east tip of the island and the beach is known for its loggerhead or Caretta Caretta turtles that nest on this beach.
What is there to do in Zante in October?
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Cove)
Does it rain in Zante in October?
Sunshine and rainfall There is a 59% chance of a perfect sunny day and a 41% chance of seeing some clouds, with on average 26mm of rainfall this month.
Is Zante still open in October?
Zante opens from May unitl the end of October so all bars and clubs should be open.
Where can you swim with turtles in Zante?
Welcome to Cameo Island, a small rocky island, bathed by crystal-clear Mediterranean water. Its snorkel spot, easily accessible from the Greek island of Zakynthos, is one of the best in Europe for swimming with sea turtles. Snorkeling in Cameo is not to be missed under any circumstances if you are visiting Zakynthos!
Are there turtles in the Bay of Zante?
The Turtles of Zante. Zakynthos is home to the endangered Loggerhead Turtle, Caretta, Caretta. The Bay of Laganas is the most important breeding ground for the Mediterranean Loggerhead, although they can be found in Turkey and Italy as well. The sandy beaches of the Lagana Bay are now a protected area,…
When does the Zakynthos turtle spotting boat trip?
For our boat trip VIP Eco-friendly turtle spotting tour, you will be picked by the Nefis Travel Zakynthos luxury coach from nearly every resort in Zante. We will depart on this turtle spotting excursion around 8.30 AM and you’ll return around 1.45 PM (the times are depending on the resort you will be staying).
Are there any changes to the Zante calendar?
However, pre- and mid-season changes have been known, so we cannot accept any responsibility for changes to this calendar. Welcome to The Official Zante Event’s Calendar 2021. See above to check out whats happening in Zante in June, July, August and Spetember. See what zante Events are sceduled, where its all happening and when its happening.
Why is Zante important for the loggerhead turtle?
Zante is the most important Mediterranean nesting site for the loggerhead turtle. To protect this rare species, the Greek government has set aside part of the southern coast as a marine park.