Water sports

The fans of water sports will not be disappointed in Hersonissos as there are many water sports centers in the area. Go-carts, parachute, jet ski, bungee jumping, football, scuba-diving and all kind of water-sports such as water skiing, parasailing, banana, ringos or a pedalo, can be practiced in the vast areas of these centers which attract every day thousands of water sports enthusiasts.

Scuba diving

The extremely beautiful and interesting terrain of the Cretan land continues below the present level of the sea with canyons, cliffs, vertical walls, meadows, caves and shipwrecks waiting hidden beneath the surface.

Come, dive and explore with confidence with the help of trained personnel that all the diving centers in Crete have.

One thing is certain, that interested visitors, beginners, experienced or skilled divers will collect unique and unforgettable experiences and images, from the seabed of the coastal area of Heraklion.

Mountain biking

Crete is the place to be if you are a mountain bike, road bike, E-bike or hybrid bicycle cyclist.

Discover the beautiful island of Crete by bicycle on every kind of bike you prefer in order to learn more about the landscape, culture and the people who inhabit this fantastic Island.

The plenty bike hire centers offer a wide variety of tours for everyone fulfilling every demand: from comfortable downhill bike trekking tours for the whole family, up to programs for top-performance athletes.

Horse riding

If you like horses and admire their beauty, if you are fascinated by their power, if you enjoy the skill and balance in canter and if you want to escape and feel the freedom to enjoy the countryside, then the Ideal experience will be a memorable horse riding tour.
Discover luscious green hills, goat-trodden tracks, olive groves, herbs and wild flowers, lake waterfalls, small and friendly villages and beautiful beaches just by choosing to visit a horseback riding academy.

Trekking

The best way to explore Crete is to walk off the beaten track, beyond the places reached by car, follow ancient paths, explore the magnificent scents of herbs in the canyons, climb on the tops of the highest mountains and enjoy the view to the deep blue Cretan and Libyan Sea on the horizon.

Thanks to an immense network of paths and trails in Crete, there is a large number of hiking routes on which you can get to know this beautiful island on foot.