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Kalloni Salt Pans

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Wonderful view of flamingoes

Stopped by in 2 of the hides to view the flamingos...got some lovely pictures. Saw adults and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rob B
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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
looking for flamingo's

the salt pans is a must for bird lovers. it is easy to find. it is an nature2000 area so that the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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3rd Km Kalloni - Mytilene Main Road, Skala Kallonis 811 07, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by in 2 of the hides to view the flamingos...got some lovely pictures. Saw adults and junior birds...Saw some in flight...Wonderful to see.

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the salt pans is a must for bird lovers. it is easy to find. it is an nature2000 area so that the wildlife is somewhat protected. you can see the flamingo's from one of the i 2 observation huts ( i only saw 2) both...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The salt pans spread over many acres. Bird hides are provided at strategic locations around the pans. Entry and use of the hides is completely free of charge. There is absolutely no commercialisation here at all. A fantastic opportunity to view the birds in peace....More

Thank Roger A
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Nice little area to watch birds, but you need to have binoculars to see anything up close as the road is set back from the water. A few little huts to watch the birds from. an added bonus when you're travelling round the island.

1  Thank spange53
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Lots of fields to grow salt from sea water. Lots of animals (birds) and shells. In the shallow water I saw a seahorse and a frong

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 28 June 2018

You can watch flamingos, and, other fantastic birds! More than these, very fresh weather, breezing all day:))

Thank sarizeybek
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is one of the best places on the island to watch birds. View from the 3 hides or the roads around the pans

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 7 May 2018

First class birding location: extensive and large variety of habitats. Beware though: take PLENTY of water as there is no cover and the heat can be intense. Best bet very early morning.

1  Thank Fargo2016
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We've been going to Skala Kalloni on and off for a number of years but this is the first time we have actually visited the salt pans. Although migration was complete there were some interesting birds - flamingos, stilts, storks

4  Thank Ouzoandlemonade
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were driving past these very interesting 'salt pans' and weren't at first sue what it was. Then realized that it was indeed a salt collection area.

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Susan G
29 March 2015|
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Response from KAZMAY2013 |
yes it is quite a hike takes about 10 mins on bus
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