Paphos: Avakas Gorge Off-Road Tour and Swim with Turtles

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Trek through the rocky terrain of Avakas Gorge on an off-road jeep tour in Paphos. Sip on traditional coffee in a small village, swim with the turtles at Lara's Beach, and see a shipwreck.


  • Experience an exciting hike along the narrow canyons of the iconic Avakas Gorge
  • Discover the Akamas Peninsula with an adrenaline-pumping off-road drive by jeep
  • Taste traditional Cypriot coffee in a small village and visit the Turtle Museum
  • Dive into the water to enjoy a refreshing swim with the turtles at Lara's Beach
  • Head to Saint George's Harbour to take photos of the shipwreck and the sea caves


Get into the jeep at your hotel and enjoy a drive to Akamas National Park to visit Avakas Gorge. Hike along the narrow rocky walls and marvel at the geology, vegetation, and wildlife. Next, drive off-road through the Akamas Peninsula and view some other canyons and spectacular rock formations. Afterward, arrive at a village to sample traditional Cypriot coffee. Visit the Turtle Museum and see the shells of many different turtle species. Watch some films and view the exhibits. Then, drive to Pittokopos and enjoy a stunning view of the north and south coast. Next, continue downhill for a panoramic view of the beaches and arrive at Lara Bay, a turtle conservation station. Go swimming in the sea or sunbathe. A short while later, go on another off-road drive to a traditional tavern and buy lunch. Finish eating and proceed to Saint George's Harbour. Stop off at the banana plantations and then take photos of the sea caves and shipwreck. Finally, return to your hotel to finish the activity.


Transportation Tour guide Visit to the Turtle Museum

Important Information

  • You can buy a cup of coffee in the village, and lunch at the tavern, if you want

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