Outdoor Activities for Families in Messenia, Greece

The Messenia region of Greece is a fantastic destination for families, full of things to see and do. Here’s 3 of our favourite outdoor activities to choose from when staying at Costa Navarino or Kalamata.

  • Outdoor Activities for Families in Messenia, Greece
  • Outdoor Activities for Families in Messenia, Greece

Families staying in the Messenia region of the Peloponnese in Greece have a range of outdoor activities to choose from during their vacations. Below, we’ve listed 3 suitable for active families who want to enjoy some adventure during their vacations in Greece!

Sea Kayaking in Navarino Bay

Pack your Go Pro, and get ready to film a family adventure during this sea kayaking experience in Navarino Bay! Suitable for people of all abilities, our guides will give your family a full briefing before setting off.

As you paddle along the coastline, you will have a unique sea view of Niokastro Castle, pass by incredible natural rock formations, and visit a beach only accessible from the sea. Along the way, enjoy some swimming, snorkelling, and a picnic consisting of tasty organic local foods. The total distance paddled will be around 5 kms over 5 hours, making this a gentle enough activity with plenty of time to really live the experience! Contact us for more details.

Family SUP and Snorkelling in West Messenia

Whether you are a family of experts, or keen to learn a new skill, you will be sure to love this stand up paddle boarding activity. Greece is famed for its crystal clear waters, meaning that as you gently paddle along, you will be able to sea fish swimming underneath as you are surrounded by natural beauty.

The SUP experience will be led by a qualified instructor who will make sure everyone acquires the skills they need to safely begin the activity on the water. With opportunities to reach quiet shorelines, snorkel, and relax, this fun activity is a great way to appreciate one of the natural riches of Greece – the sea. For more details, contact the Kids Love Greece team.

Hiking and Archery Activity

Messenia in Greece is full of hidden delights, and during this hiking and archery activity, you will be able to discover some of them. Our guide will lead you through olive groves and past streams to a hidden natural oasis complete with waterfall. With opportunities to take a dip along the way, this hike is one to enjoy no matter what time of year it is!

After arriving at a glade, our guide will then offer archery instructions, where everyone can test their skills. Would you be as good as an ancient Greek archer? If so, celebrate with a picnic consisting of local products before heading back! This tour is approximately 4 hours long, and the hiking distance is no more than 3 kms, making it suitable for people of all abilities but not families with strollers/pushchairs.

To find out more about our outdoor activities for families in Messenia or other parts of Greece, contact the Kids Love Greece team today through the chat box or via email. We would be delighted to answer any questions you have, and help you to plan a perfect family vacation in Greece!

Families should know

Contact the KLG team for full details!

Kids will love

Fun outdoor activities

Learning new skills

Parents will love

Memorable experiences

The chance to try new things

Best season to visit

  • Closed during Spring Spring
  • Closed during Summer Summer
  • Closed during Autumn Autumn
  • Closed during Winter Winter

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