The rich and varied terrain of the island – the mountain massifs, the countless canyons, the caves, the sometimes wild, sometimes tender Cretan countryside, the measureless miles of coastline, the unusual and rare eco-systems and different microclimates that make up the island… all provide ideal opportunities for extreme sports, nature activities and other unique experiences.
An alternative approach to tourism in Chania has begun to emerge in the last years – there have grown up a number of companies dedicated to arranging activities on land and sea, for the Tyro and the Old-hand, for young and old.
The company organizes bungee jumping events on the bridge of Aradaina (Sfakia), in the Chania Prefecture. The bridge has a drop of 138 meters: it is the highest bridge for bungee jumping in Greece and the second highest in Europe. They operate all summer long from June to August.
Chania Surf Club is the first organised effort in Chania, Crete, Greece to promote these awesome sports. There you have the opportunity to safely learn these 3 water sports and be informed about the safest surf, kite surf and SUP spots in Crete.
Scuba diving and snorkeling lessons for beginners, a one-day diving seminar for children and diving sessions for experienced divers who may choose from a large range of diving opportunities such as deep diving, night diving and exploring underwater caves.
Alpine Travel offers full holiday packages that combine hiking and sea kayaking. Most of the routes are sited in Chania Prefecture around the regions of Sfakia and Palaiochora.
The company offers relaxing routes on foot within Chania’s Old Town, in the company of a guide. You will discover the hidden beauties and major attractions of the city.
“Culinary Experiences”, with its list of innovative, luxury packages, offers you the opportunity to discover, experience and taste Crete. The company offers daytrips, short breaks and long term escapes. Crete is unique – and so are its flavors! Choose from this tasteful selection of tours: explore the authentic aromas, recipes and local ingredients of this great island.