Along with the Cretan hospitality and the wonderful environment of Maleme and the wider Chania area, you can also enjoy many activities and sports.
At Maleme there are several opportunities for safe learning of some sports like: scuba diving, sea ski, banana, sea parachute, wind surfing, sailing etc. You can also visit the nearby “Limnoupoli” water park.
At Maleme you can ride safely as a part of an equestrian group.
Chania air club has rich activities. This moment has 4 planes, operator school and with a perspective of using Malemes’ airport, gliders, parachutes, planes, and hyper light planes will be your new options of sports.
Chania prefecture offers lots of activities for those who want to explore these pure and untouched surroundings.
You can spend great times at the great and rare beauty Samarias canyon. This is the biggest canyon in Europe. Its size exceeds 18 km length and 300 meters wide. There it rests the one kind in the world Cretan Aigagros and several other endemic species.
Another appreciable canyon with rich flora and fauna is Ag.Eirinis. It is extended from Agia Eirini to Selinou of Chania and to Sougia (Libyan ocean).
Speleologists have registered 1503 caves before 1999 only in Chania prefecture!
Near Melidoni village at Atzines Leukon Oreon locality, Apokoronou province , was discovered the deepest cave in Europe in 1900 , and explored later in 1998, named Gourgouthakas with depth 1208!
Some other interesting caves are:
- Samonas on mountainous Apokorona with stalactites and stalagmites.
- Arkoudospilios and the cave of Agios Ioannis near Gouvernetou Abbey on Akrotiri.
- The Kouroupidou cave on Kokkino Horio Apokoronou.
- Drakolakkoi locality Anopolis-Aradainas Sfakion.
- Spilios Tzani on Omalo
At Maleme and Chania prefecture there are thousands of activities to do and magnificent things to see so do not waste any more time and come!
Here there is a list with groups and associations for different kind of activities.
Agia Marina, 73100 Chania
Tel.: 2821060861, 2821060785
Activities: Outdoor Activities, cycling tours, mountain bike tours, road racing cycling, mountaineering, Ecotourism Activities
Hellas Bike Greece
Agia Marina Chania
Activities: cycling tours, cycling, bike and hike tours
Shooting Group Vardas
National Shooting place of Chania
Tel.: 2821069210, 2821064489
Chania Paradise Diving Center
Tel.: 2821097730, 2821088571
Group of practical shoooting
Georgioupolis Riding Center, Zoraidas Horse Riding
Sailing group of Chania
Cretan Diving Center
Tel.: 2821093616, 2821097437
Mountaineering Club of Hania
Tel.: 2821044359, 2821044647
Blue Adventures Diving
Daskalogianni 69, 73100 Chania
Tel.: 2821040608, 2821040403
Sports center Riding Pegaseus
Sports center Riding Akrotiri
Sports center Riding Nteres
Mponiali 11-19 , Ktirio Γ, 2ος όροφος, Shop center Hermis, 73134 Chania
Tel.: 2821053309, 2821050939
Activities: mountaineering, climping, trekking, Ε4,paragliding , 4×4, snowboard
Liquid Bungy Jumping
Tel.: (+30) 6937615191, (+30) 2109704435
Activities: bungee jumping