Mediterannean island research station exploration tour


  • of the beaten track exploration experience
  • Qualified multilingual local scientist with decades of experience in the field tour guide
  • unique chance to learn about the environment of the mediterannean
  • Swimming in crystal clear beaches


Explore the pristine Mediterranean coastline, a haven for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. The Inner Ionian Archipelago, featuring Kalamos and Kastos islands, offers a glimpse into coastal Greece's past, with abundant wildlife and natural beauty.

Centered around the Kalamos biological field station, this tour is guided by local biologists with extensive field experience. You'll delve into the region's natural history and its broader context, with a particular focus on its significance for Greek birds, botanical diversity in the Ionian islands, and other wildlife species.

Benefit from a dedicated English-speaking guide throughout, and choose between group set departures or a private trip on your preferred dates.

We explore a typical mediterannean environment with a wildlife biologist and local of Kalamos island and learn about the culture of the area through experiencing the sights ,sounds and its activities.

Scientific walking exploration tour in of the beaten island destination with lots of culture added


    Arrive in the port of Kalamos' main village where you will be met and transferred to Kalamos island biological field station, a welcome meal will be offered to you as well as dinner at a local restaurant later that day, following a brief tour of the village.


    After an early breakfast, we have a presentation in the main field lab area about the station and the ecosystems of the areas, including threats to it. We then proceed to do a walking tour of the Kalamos pine forest with a focus on birds and other wildlife, followed by a swim in one of the crystal clear beaches at the edge of the forest. We visit a seaside castle and learn about the history of the area and this special monument. We then return to the field station by ferry and learn about marine habitats and coastal cliffs as important conservation areas for the region. After dinner we will go on a night time tour to look for nocturnal wildlife, such as bats and frogs and learn and more.


    The day starts with an early breakfast, followed by having a go at making sugar cane juice in the farm that surrounds the Kalamos island biological field station. We then go on to explore the south part of the island to see the Mediterranean scrub and learn about the importance of this habitat, followed by lunch and a swim. The rest of the day is free for people to explore the village and surrounding area.

  • Day 4 - Departure

    Early morning departure from Kalamos island by ferry

  • Starting guide price based on 4 sharing. Breakfast is included in the price.
  • accomodation in mixed dorm type accomodation
  • Cooking facilities(kitchens)
  • Bed linen and towels
  • laundry and toilet facilities
  • sitting areas of field station
  • Insurance of any kind
  • transfer to and from tour base in the main village of Kalamos island
  • Meals other than breakfast

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