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Marseille: Côte Bleue Calanques Half-Day Kayak Tour

Activity provider: ESTAQUE LOISIRS

Marseille: Côte Bleue Calanques Half-Day Kayak Tour

Activity provider: ESTAQUE LOISIRS

From US$ 48.44 per person

Explore the clear blue waters of the Côte Bleue calanque on a guided kayaking trip in Marseille. Navigate to the creek of Establon and the beach of Aragnols and enjoy some free time for swimming.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Immerse yourself in the magical deep blue waters of the Côte Bleue calanques
  • Ride a kayak through unique hidden corners in the company of a certified guide
  • Explore the majestic creeks of Establon and Aragnols, and relax on a nice beach
  • Enjoy a refreshing swim at one of the unique tour stops along the creeks
  • Take in panoramic views of the picturesque Marseille coastline from the water
Full description

Discover the postcard-worthy Côte Bleue calanque as you ride a kayak past beautiful bays, striking cliffs, and quaint little homes. Follow your guide from Estaque in Marseille, all the way to Carry-le-Rouet, for a comprehensive overview of this gorgeous natural area.

After a short briefing, route presentation, and weather report, head out with all the necessary knowledge to have a fun and safe ride. Explore the creeks of Establon and Aragnols with a beautiful beach. Depending on the group's pace, you might even be able to reach the magnificent Figuerolles creek.

Learn about each little hidden corner from your certified guide and admire the mindblowing rocky sceneries as you float along. Additionally, you can do your part to take care of the local sea life by picking up floating waste and loading it into the bag your kayak comes equipped with.

Beginners are advised to choose the morning tour, as the sea is generally calmer than in the afternoon.

  • Sea kayak and paddle
  • State-certified guide
  • Life jacket
  • Waterproof bag
  • Towel
  • Drinking water
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Look for Sud Kayak or Estaque Loisirs at Port de la Lave.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Closed-toe shoes

Know before you go

  • Keep in mind this activity takes place in the open ocean. While all safety gear is provided, it is crucial that you're able to swim
  • This excursion is weather-dependent. For your safety, the tour may be canceled or postponed in the event of bad weather
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 126 reviews

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A great experience! Our guide was so friendly and made sure everyone was ok throughout the trip. They also rented out water shoes for those of us who didn’t bring appropriate footwear. We kayaked over waves which was so much fun and we had the most beautiful views of the cliffs, train tracks and Marseilles. Would definitely recommend this company!

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September 15, 2022

It's hard work, but really fun and interesting. Our guide was very accommodating and helpful, and had a wealth of information to share. Things not mentioned in the description : you will enter the water with your shoes. If you're not comfortable doing that with your own shoes, you can rent a pair of water shoes onsite for a small fee.

September 14, 2022

A great morning with great people. The guides were extremely friendly and welcoming and catered for all different skill levels. Fabulous to be out on the water enjoying the view, with some time at the beach for a dip! Would highly recommend. We came from a cruise ship and only had 30 minutes from docking to the start of the activity, but there were plenty of taxis at the port and only took about 15 mins to reach the meeting point.

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August 30, 2022

Product ID: 402096