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Zakynthos Island – a dream to visit

During your time as a volunteer on the island of Zakynthos there are plenty of beautiful places to visit during your free hours. With the largest number of sunshine hours in the mediteranean, and some stunnign beaches and coastal regions to explore, your will have a great time in Zante for the duration of your


Sunset in Zakynthos

After the sun goes down in Zante, Zakynthos the Caretta Caretta turtles begin to lay their eggs – normally having finished the laying process by dawn. After an incubation period the hatchlings emerge from their nests at dawn, before people arrive on the beach and make their way to the sea. It is very important


Turtle Island Marathonisi

The magical island of Marathonisi is about five to ten minutes from the shore of Laganas, Agios Sostis and Porto Koukla. Many toursits visit Turtle island, however we recommend that the island is left alone for the benefit of the turtles in Zakynthos. This being one of their main nesting beaches is a crucial location

Caretta Caretta Lifetime Video

Watch this short video of the Caretta Caretta turtles in Zakynthos – from the mating process, through to hatchlings making their way down to the sea, and later the fully grown turtles swimming happily in the Ionian Sea. A magical way to understand a little bit more about the Caretta Caretta turtles in Zakynthos.


The Amazing life of the Caretta Caretta

S.O.S Turtle Rescue Appeal Loggerhead Sea Turtles (Caretta caretta) have been on earth for 250 million years and are contemporaries of the earliest dinosaurs. The species, as with all sea turtles is endangered. Each summer hundreds of Loggerheads return to Zakynthos to mate and lay their eggs on the beaches in Laganas Bay. The tiny