SIGHTSEEING FLIGHTS CORFU – DIAPONTIAN ISLANDS
Live an unforgettable experience by choosing an aerial tour of the best sights of the North Ionian!
Do you want to enjoy Corfu and the Diapontian Islands from above? Seaplane sightseeing flights from Corfu to Diapontian Islands, Ereikoussa – Mathraki – Othonoi is the ideal leisure option for you!
Hellenic Seaplanes offers this aerial sightseeing experience above the beautiful Ionian Islands as you can enjoy through 35-minute sightseeing tours, you can also admire the panoramic view of the islands and capturing it with photos and videos from a close aerial distance (low-altitude flights).
Beyond the cosmopolitan Corfu, the island of Faiakes, which is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Greece, you will come close with the Diapontian Islands or Othonoi Islands, a group of 11 islets with the largest Othonoi, Ereikoussa and Mathraki.
35′ tour flight duration subject to availability
Daily aerial tours
Tour guide availability
Αudio tour equipment in English availability
Starting – completion location of flight: Corfu Water Airport
The best travelling experience
for tourists and cruise passengers!
The sightseeing flight to the Diapontian Islands is the ideal leisure trip and a unique opportunity to see these beautiful islands from above and get a first taste of their beauty.
The aerial sightseeing tour is a great way to maximize your cruise experience. The flight offers a unique perspective on the islands and allows you to quickly and easily visit places that you would not otherwise be able to see in your time in Corfu’s port.
Sightseeing route in Corfu and Diapontian Islands
Starting point - Corfu's Water airport
Your scenic sightseeing experience begins immediately after take-off from Corfu’s water airport, where you will enjoy the panoramic view of the island’s historic old fortress, one of the most important monuments of the city and one of the most impressive fortresses in Greece.
TOUR OVER CAPE DRASTIS
On the northwest point of Corfu, get your cameras ready for the stunning Cape Drastis. The cape with its impressive sculpted white rocks pop out from the blue-green Ionian Sea is an enchanting, unspoiled and wild landscape of natural beauty.
FLIGHT WITH A VIEW OF THE DIAPONTIAN ISLANDS
We are transported across the cape, to the Diapontian islands, starting with a visit to Ereikoussa. The island of Ereikoussa is particularly green with olive and cypress trees and is surrounded by crystal blue waters as well as golden and steep rocky beaches.
OTHONOI SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Othonoi, the largest of the Diapontian islands, is the island of Calypso, the muse who, according to Homer, held Odysseus captive for seven years. Fly over the cave of Calypso and travel back in time enjoying the most famous attraction of Othonoi.
VISIT TO THE LILLIPUTIAN ISLAND OF MATHRAKI
The last stop of the tour is Mathraki, the smallest of the Diapontian islands. Mathraki is green with picturesque paths, small settlements and sandy beaches. Fly over the port of Plaka and the endless sandy beach of Portello with its shallow waters and Arvanitiko beach. To the west are the bay of Phykis, Kontrakas, the old port and the port of Apidia, famous for its enchanting sunset. We follow a course towards the island of Diaplo before returning back at the port of Corfu.
with the seaplanes of
Hellenic Seaplanes’ fleet is best suited for sightseeing flights and offer a unique viewing experience that cannot be replaced by any other form of sightseeing tour!
It consists of modern amphibious seaplanes with a spacious passenger cabin and comfortable seats, while the company’s pilots are experienced, trained and always ready to serve you in the best way!
Live an unforgettable experience
on a seaplane!
- Passengers should be present at the water airport at least 35 minutes before the departure of the flight for the necessary checks and procedures. It is mandatory to show ID card or passport to enter the aircraft.
- Passengers are allowed to have handbag with a maximum weight of 6kg and dimensions of max. 50 (L) x 40 (W) x 30 (H) cm, which will be checked at the marina before boarding.
- Passengers may be combined with other guests on the same tour.
- The flights are subject to weather conditions.
- Passenger minimums may apply on some tour flights.
- The seaplane is not wheelchair accessible.
- All passengers traveling must be physically fit to fly. An assistive device (eg a wheelchair or cane) may be used by a passenger to get from the water airport to the seaplane, however, passengers must be able to walk on and off the seaplane with little or no assistance.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the tour start time will not be accepted.
- Audio-visual equipment / tour guide included in the package upon request.
Frequent Asked Questions
There is free parking for passengers next to the water airport. Passengers may have to show the tickets in case they are requested by the water airport’s staff.
Near the water airport there is a stop for urban transport and there is also a taxi station.
Passengers should be present at the water airport at least 35 minutes before the departure of the flight for the necessary checks and preflight procedures.
Reserving the applicable flight safety rules, passengers are not allowed to bring into the strictly controlled security area and the seaplane’s cabin the following:
- sharp objects capable of injuring
- stun devices, sharp-edged objects capable of being used with intent to cause serious injury
- liquids, aerosols, gels
Read more in the BAGGAGE & EQUIPMENT POLICY section
The seaplane’s cabin does not have a WC and passenger services are only available in the respective areas, inside the water airport.
Those interested should communicate directly to the ground handling company of Corfu’s water airport on tel. XXXXXXX in order to be relevantly informed.