Journey through Aquatic Routes with the Caretta-Caretta

When visiting the beautiful island of Kefalonia, there’s a unique adventure waiting for you at Argostoli Lagoon. Here, you can journey through aquatic routes with the Caretta-Caretta turtles in their natural habitat. This extraordinary experience not only brings you close to nature but also highlights the importance of conservation efforts for these endangered species. Join us as we guide you through this unforgettable journey.

Discovering Argostoli Lagoon

Argostoli Lagoon, also known as Koutavos Lagoon, is a serene and ecologically significant area nestled in the heart of Kefalonia. It’s home to a variety of wildlife, including the famous Caretta-Caretta turtles. These loggerhead sea turtles are a highlight for many visitors, offering a rare chance to observe them up close. The lagoon’s calm waters and lush surroundings create the perfect environment for these creatures to thrive. Journeying through Aquatic Routes with Caretta-Caretta

Exploring the lagoon is best done by renting one of our eco-friendly electric or pedal boats. These boats allow you to navigate the tranquil waters quietly, minimizing disturbance to the wildlife. As you glide through the lagoon, you’ll have the opportunity to follow the designated aquatic routes with the Caretta-Caretta turtles that lead you through the most scenic and turtle-populated areas.

The Majestic Caretta-Caretta Turtles

The Caretta-Caretta turtles are a sight to behold. With their large heads and powerful jaws, these turtles can grow up to three feet long and weigh over 300 pounds. They are often seen swimming gracefully through the lagoon, occasionally surfacing for air. Observing them in their natural habitat is a magical experience, one that underscores the importance of preserving such species and their environments

Conservation Efforts for Caretta-Caretta

Argostoli Lagoon is not just a haven for wildlife; it’s also a center for conservation. Various local organizations are dedicated to protecting the Caretta-Caretta turtles and their habitat. By participating in activities at the lagoon, you are contributing to these conservation efforts. A portion of the proceeds from boat rentals goes directly towards funding research and protection programs for the turtles.

How You Can Help

While enjoying your time at the lagoon, there are several ways you can support conservation efforts:

Respect Wildlife: Maintain a safe distance from the turtles and avoid disturbing them

Clean Up: Take any trash with you and pick up litter if you see it.

Educate Yourself: Learn more about the Caretta-Caretta turtles and the challenges they face.

Spread the Word: Share your experience and raise awareness about the importance of protecting these creatures.

Plan Your Visit to Argostoli Lagoon

Planning your visit to Argostoli Lagoon is easy. Our electric and pedal boats are available for rent throughout the day. It’s recommended to visit early in the morning or late afternoon when the turtles are most active. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the beauty of the lagoon and its inhabitant.

Are you ready to begin your journey through the aquatic routes with the Caretta-Caretta?


Journeying through aquatic routes with the Caretta-Caretta at Argostoli Lagoon is more than just an activity; it’s an experience that connects you with nature and highlights the critical need for conservation. As you explore the serene waters and encounter these magnificent turtles, you’ll gain a deeper appreciation for the natural world and the efforts needed to protect it. Come join us at Argostoli Lagoon for an adventure that you’ll cherish forever.

By immersing yourself in the natural beauty of Argostoli Lagoon and witnessing the wonders of the Caretta-Caretta turtles, you not only enjoy a memorable adventure but also play a part in preserving this unique ecosystem. We look forward to welcoming you and sharing the magic of this extraordinary place.