Visit The Sea Turtle Rescue Centre
Where to find us:
3rd Μarina of Glyfada 16675 (TRAM stop «Palaio Dimarchio»), Athens.
1. Free admission to the public - no reservation required
- Monday - Friday 13.00 - 15.00
- Saturday - Sunday from 11:00 to 17:00
There is a possibility for a short visit and a briefing by one volunteer (up to 15 min. in English and Greek). There is accessibility for wheelchairs on the observation deck and toilet.
2. ARCHELON’s SEA TURTLE RESCUE TOUR (requires reservation)
This activity is available upon reservation, for groups of 1 - 8 people (children under 4 years participate for free) who wish to make a donation covering 10 days of a rescued turtle's costs (50 Euros).
Tours are provided in English and Greek at specific times each day, outside free admission hours, and are suitable for adults and children. Each tour lasts 45 minutes and offers views of the turtles and extended information on sea turtle rescue and conservation of nesting beaches. Partially accessible to wheelchairs (observation deck and toilet).
Information and reservation booking is available online: https://archelon.simplybook.it
Educational visits are available, upon reservation, for schools of all levels as well as student groups, during the school year.
There is a possibility of arranging live on-line educational visits for schools located outside of the region of Attica. The Environmental Education Programs of ARCHELON are adjusted to the appropriate educational level and are offered in Greek and English.
Visit a nesting beach
Book a Sea Turtle Walk! Get a close look at the nesting beach and learn about sea turtles during a 30 min walk with an ARCHELON volunteer.
This walk is part of ARCHELON's multi-sectoral environmental awareness program and aims to integrate environmental interpretation as a conservation tool to raise awareness about the nesting beaches, the sand dunes and proper human - sea turtle interactions.
- RETHYMNO BEACH
Walk along a part of the nesting beach of Rethymno, where you will have the opportunity to learn about sea turtles, the threats they face, and our conservation work.Find out more
- LAKONIKOS BAY
Walk along a section of the nesting beach at Mavrovouni, Lakonikos Bay, where you will learn about sea turtles, the threats they face and our conservation work.Find out more
- AGIANNAKIS, KYPARISSIA BAY
Walk along this unique coastal path from the Environmental Station of Agiannakis to the nesting beach, where you will learn about sea turtles, the threats they face and our conservation work.Find out more