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Cruise and 4X4 Safari Day Tour at Akamas Peninsula from Paphos
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This dramatic canyon, a favorite of hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts, is characterized by beautiful rock formations, wildlife and rare plants.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“car park” (24 reviews)
“falling rocks” (7 reviews)
“pleasant walk” (7 reviews)
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| Paphos District, Cyprus
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Park your private car at the top (although some drive down with regular cars) and walk down to the beginning of the trail (it's only 400 meters). You get into the gorge pretty quickly, and than it's shady and not hot at all. Enjoy the...More

1  Thank Amir V
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We hiked the full 15-kilometer loop up the Avamas Gorge and then down the road to Lara Beach. Unfortunately, we did it during the first weekend in September and the temperature around 32 C and VERY sunny. That's not a big problem when you're in...More

3  Thank NetAmb
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The entrance to Avakas gorge is situated at the bottom of an unmade road so 4x4 transport and sensible shoes are required. After around half a mile walking on a flat track you enter the gorge itself, which is spectacular with sheer walls rising a...More

1  Thank Wiztraveller
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We liked it. It's very hot in the summer season, but once wen you are in the gorge, it's not so hot. There are a lot of slippery stones, so be careful. We have seen people with sandals and flip-flops.. You don't need buggy or...More

2  Thank Lachezar D
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Avakas Gorge is a stunning place to visit. We left off at 7:30am and arrive by 8:30am which was great as the sun wasn't too unbearable. Decent hiking footwear is a must if you are planning to scramble and climb through the top end of...More

1  Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This Gorge was beautiful with the walks however beware if you're not very good on your feet or you have young toddlers with you be prepared to help them. It's especially tough with the heat if it's blistering hot. My youngest daughter 8 fell and...More

1  Thank juliat20
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

As we live in Cyprus, we visit this gorge frequently. It has changed re foot fall over the years, but is a tranquil raw place. A cool refuge in the recent heat we have experienced. Take plenty of water, and solid footwear as the rocks...More

1  Thank Disgusted20152015
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I was there with my family, and I had a good time,A very beautifull place with shade and water! Im recommend if u are nature lover.

2  Thank 13bart_13
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We started the walk through an orange grove which had some of the deathliest trees I've ever seen - they looked as if life had been sucked out of them. Since this is a national park, many trees and shrubs are labelled, and the gorge...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Very unique place & worth recommending. Amazing scenery of 2 rock walls coming together mixed with interesting wildlife. Very few people were there so it is also opportunity to run away from crowds. There is nice beach just in front of the lower parking. When...More

3  Thank Michal D
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5 October 2016|
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Response from gkoko52 | Reviewed this property |
There is no bus to take you there. If you are adventurous you can hire a small open roof four wheel motor bike (carries 2 people) and can use it to explore the area further like the Lara beach for example. Other ways... More
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Response from Silje_Oie | Reviewed this property |
If i remember correctly there are teo main parkingplaces. Down by the sea and about 500 m up the road towards the gorge. But you need a 4x4 to go there.
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10 May 2016|
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Response from Silje_Oie | Reviewed this property |
Hi On our way up we meet several families with children. If you have a 4x4 you can drive from the sea side parking uphill to the next parking, then the steepest hill is behind you. we saw goats and beautiful butterflies on... More
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