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Tsilivi Water Park

Tsilivi water park has a good choice of slides and other rides with multi lane racing slides, black holes, rubber ring slides, a lazy river, space hole and loads of kids splash stuff too from a pirate ship to an aqua jungle.

Spiliotissa Monastery

Spiliotissa Monastery was built in the 16th century and surrounded by pine forests and olive groves. It's devoted to “Our Lady of the Cave,” so called for its close proximity to a cave near the village of Orthonies where an icon of the Virgin Mary was discovered.

Turtle Rescue Centre

The turtle rescue centre is in the Vasilikos peninsula on the south east corner of Zakynthos, founded in 1991, the turtle rescue and information centre is a place dedicated to the protection of the turtles that nest on the beaches in the area.

Water Village

Water Village is a water park just east of Zakynthos town in the village of Sarakinado. It features a number of slides, from racing slides to ring slides, a dedicated kids and babies area as well as a lazy river and much more, it's perfect for all the family.

Bohali Venetian Castle

Bohali Venetian Castle is located in the hills above Zakynthos Town, inside you’ll see the remains of prisons, churches, and other buildings, unfortunately there’s not a huge amount left as the majority of the castle was destroyed by the 1953 earthquake.

Byzantine Art Museum

The Byzantine Art Museum, also known as Zakynthos Museum is found at the north western end of Solomos square in Zakynthos Town. The exhibitions include several artefacts from around the island plus a model of Zakynthos town before the earthquake.

Cameo Island

Cameo Island is a tiny island off the south coast of Zakynthos. It's just 100m east to west and around 60m from north to south. Due to it’s small size there’s not a great deal to see or do, there is a small beach as well as a taverna with great views of the coastline.

Damianos Caves

The Damianos caves are found close to the village of Agalas, it's a unique two-storey cave that’s filled with stalactites and stalagmites. There isn’t a great deal to see as the cave is quite shallow so nothing to explore inside but it's still worth a look.

Eleftherotria Monastery

Eleftherotria Monastery was established in 1962 and is one of the remaining active monasteries, with several nuns residing within its red and white walls. It's decorated with potted plants and offers spectacular panoramic views.

Helmi’s Natural History Museum

A visit to Helmi’s Natural History Museum in the small, central village of Agia Marina will uncover the remarkable flora and fauna indigenous to the area with over 1,500 1,500 samples of birds, fish, shells, fossils, rocks, and minerals.
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