Take wonderful photos with your kids and enjoy a guiding tour in Amazonas Park, a private zoo, taste Cretan products during the presentation of oil production, in a modern factory and allow to your kids to test their skills in ceramics.
Our tour starts with first stop in Anopolis, in the Ceramic Workshop, we have the opportunity to revive upon our guidance, the traditional art of pottery dating back to the ancient times of Minoan Crete. Enjoy the creation of ceramics, learn the techniques and try yourself to create your ceramics. At the end, there is a large showroom where you can see handmade ceramic household and ornamental, Pyrex dishes, Archaic Minoan pottery copies with olives on them – the ancient symbol of peace.
We continue our tour until the village of Neapolis. Let us initiate you into the mysteries of olive oil. Our staff will take you on a guided tour to the original family factory olive press and the new modern olive press, explaining the olive production stages. The tour is rounded off with an olive-tasting experience and tips on how to recognize a good olive oil.
Driving for 5 minutes from olive factory we make our last stop of this tour, we arrive in Amazonas Park, a private zoo which focuses on animals from South America, especially parrots and monkeys. There are also some domestic animals like donkeys and goats. Walking in the zoo, we see some monkey species which are the well-known monkeys from Gibraltar. They behave relatively quietly and the smaller monkeys are very active. They jump on your shoulders, if someone is next to you, they will jump from person to person. They are fed by a nice and informative animal keeper with bananas.
Our last stop is in Labyrinth, a family destination park with numerous activities and attractions. It is nestled in the scenic hills above the town of Hersonissos in an area of 15 hectares. The main theme of the park is the Labyrinth, but there will be plenty of other things to do as well! Enjoy the variety of video viewings on the Minoan Civilization shown throughout the day in the projector room. Participate in a round of Mini-Golf, or allow the children a turn on the many quad bikes available! There is an Eco-Garden for nature lovers with Cretan aromatic herbs, local fruit and vegetables and many flowering plants, all labeled in many languages. Naturally, the Cretan Stone Labyrinth can also be enjoyed by the tiny tots.
After exercising your brain and legs, an impressive café, reminiscent of ancient Knossos, is there to serve and relax you! Refreshing drinks, a choice of mouthwatering and crisp salads and sandwiches and plenty of ice cream for the kids, will keep your hunger and thirst at bay!
Please Note: The travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour, due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passenger number or force majeure, 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the traveler.
Price per person: 25 €
From April to October