Fishing Trip & Lunch with the catch of the day
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The Cyclades Islands are famous for their fish taverns since the cerulean waters of the Aegean provide fishermen with ambient high-quality fish and seafood.
Fishing, though, is a unique process you can now witness by participating in a traditional fishing trip in Santorini. Except for learning about the life and job of fishermen, you will also have the fresh catch of the day for lunch!
This activity allows you to discover the beauty of Santorini’s southern coastline, learn fishing techniques, and savor the fresh catch of the day.
First, a luxury minivan will pick you up from your accommodation and head you to a traditional wooden fishing boat. The boat is large and features a cabin, five beds, a toilet, and a kitchen. After climbing aboard, you will set sail with captain Anthi.
The crew will inform you about several traditional fishing techniques as they will try to catch shrimps and octopuses.
You can help them if you feel like it. Alternatively, you can watch them in awe.
At some point, the captain will drop anchor near the Red, White, or Black Beach since these are the best areas for fishing that Santorini boasts.
The crew will provide you with fishing rods, lures, hooks, and fresh bait and will demonstrate and guide you on how to catch fish by yourself.
After that, they will offer you a local drink and a fish lunch consisting of the fresh catch of the day.
During your return sailing, you will be able to overlook the wonderful southern coastline of the island.
In addition to the fresh fish lunch and the free beverages on board, the boat also holds first aid equipment, towels, fishing gear, and snorkeling masks.
The catch is usually medium-sized breams and rockfish. Fish like Barracuda may be caught occasionally.
If you prefer a vegetarian or a kids’ meal instead of fish, the crew can take care of that as long as you inform them at least one day before the tour.
The duration of the trip is five hours. The pick-up from your accommodation may be up to one hour before the trip.
Note: A sunset version of the fishing tour is also available.