Difficulty level
2 to 5 days
Activity type
In this trip you can discover our Ionian Coast in an active way, by kayaking along the spectacular Albanian Riviera. We will rest and swim in secluded beaches, picnic in the freshness of Gjipe Canyon and visit the fortress of Ali Pasha. The evenings will be spent at the local waterfronts, enjoying the beautiful sunsets in good company.

You can book this tour as a private departure via the enquire now button.

TOUR: Albanian Riviera Finest / Sea Kayak & Camp
TYPE: Guided sea-kayaking trip
CODE: K 3.1
DATES: May-September
MIN/MAX no. participants 4 /22
START/FINISH: Dhermi/Qeparo
2 x overnight in camping
Food: 2x breakfast
Sea – Kayak and Gear
Entrance Ali Tepelena Fortress
Luggage support



Bank transfer fees
If you wish to pay by credit card or paypal there us a 4,5% service charge

*Private tour
If you wish to do this tour on a different date, please contact us via the enquire now button.

Essential Info:

Participation guidelines
In order to join this tour you have to be able to swim at least 100m.

What to bring
Participants on the tour are advised to bring:

  • Hats (water-proof )
  • Energy bars
  • Swimming gear
  • Drinking water (min 1,5l per day)
  • Towel
  • Shorts pair to avoid sunburns in the kayak
  • Sun screen
  • Shoes (no flip flops/water-proof)

Medical conditions
Please inform us about any existing (or pre-existing) medical conditions in your booking form.

Land only
The OA tours are land only; the prices do not include flight or transport from the airport to the hotel.

Participants must make it to the starting point of the tour on their own.

Good to know

Starting location
Drymadhes, Dhermi, to be specified at booking confirmation
Please contact us if you want us to arrange your transfer to the beginning point of the trip

Drop off Location
Qeparo, to be specified at booking confirmation
Please contact us if you want us to arrange your transfer to your next destination

Children Policy
Children 12+ are welcome on the tour. However, they should be able to swim.
Children under the age of 18 should be accompanied by an adult.



Arrival at your own at the beach of Drimadhes where you can spend  the afternoon and the evening enjoying the beach and the fresh fish and other delicious food at one of the restaurants.


Day 1: Drimadhes to Jal, 10 km

In the morning we will meet together and after the given instructions we will depart from Drimadhes and peddle along the coast in the direction of Jal. Halfway we will stop at the beautiful canyon of Gjipe, where you can relax, swim in the sea, and have a picnic under the refreshing shadow of the trees. It is also possible to visit the Monastery of St Thanas on top of the hill. In the afternoon we paddle to the Bay of Jal in a succession of small gravel beaches under vertical cliffs. This is one of the most beautiful beaches of Albania.

Overnight: Camping in Jal


Day 2: Jal to Himare, 6 km

This morning we leave Jal and paddle along the virgin beach of Spille. We will make a stop for a picnic at the beach of Livadh. In the afternoon we’ll reach the beach of Himare, and relax, swim and walk along the waterfront.

Overnight: Camping in Himara


Day 3: Himare to Qeparo, 12 km

Leave Himara and paddle along the beautiful beaches of Potam, Filikur and Llaman until we reach the splendid bay of Palermo, where we will paddle in front of what used to be a top secret naval base. Here we will visit the fortress of Ali Pasha Tepelena and then we can have lunch in a small restaurant. In the afternoon we reach Qeparo beach. End of Tour
July Dates August Dates
2nd – 5th of July 1st – 3rd of August
6th – 8th of July 5th – 7th of August
12th – 14th of July  9th – 11th of August
18th – 20th of July  23rd – 25th of August
26th – 28th of July   29th – 31st of August
In this kayak trip you will paddle along the most pristine beaches of the Albanian coast Albania sea kayaking
We will visit picturesque villages, stop at secluded beaches to have a swim, picnic in a canyon and visit the Ali Pasha Tepelena caste.