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Kalypso Star

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| Old Port, Corfu Town 49100, Greece
+30 2661 046525
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Very sad

The experience was advertised as a 1hr tour in a glass bottom boat to view sea life around the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
London, United Kingdom
Animal crielty

We took a boat trip after seeing a poster on the street which just showed some photos of sea life... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent17%
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13 Sep 2017
“Not worth the money”
24 Sep 2017
“Very sad”
| Old Port, Corfu Town 49100, Greece
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

The experience was advertised as a 1hr tour in a glass bottom boat to view sea life around the island including fish, lobsters and maybe an octopus if we were lucky - seemed fun, especially at 15 Euros per heard. However the tour took a...More

Thank DavidBadger1990
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We took a boat trip after seeing a poster on the street which just showed some photos of sea life. We were horrified when the boat pulled up to two sea lions trapped in the tiniest cage I have ever seen. They are made to...More

Thank sophieparker7890
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The only reason we went on this trip was because we had hours to kill in Corfu town before we could go to the airport and we had walked around for hours to it was a relief to sit down and get some cool breeze....More

Thank applegate69
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

So this was a quick decision, walking really hot past the marina and saw boat trip advertised as an hour trip around the island and get to see fish be fed through the glass bottom.. HOWEVER!! An octopus miraculously appeared and from reading these reviews...More

Thank Zoe N
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing. We were sold this as part of an excursion and it was easily the worst part. I appreciate that you cannot always guarantee wildlife but the sea floor was pretty sparse. Seeing two types of fish and a single lobster was it. The...More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We went on this trip expecting a natural spectacle. Instead it was a contrived and rehearsed show including divers swimming past with dead mackerel on a piece of string to entice the fish. Another diver swims past the boat holding up a live lobster, why...More

Thank rachel a
KalypsoStar C, Manager at Kalypso Star, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

I really don’t understand what exactly of what you describe in your review was not natural. The sea ottom the fishes, the divers the live lobster or the sea lions? As for the entertrainer we offer his services with no charge and he gives the...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017

Having been on great boat trips in Madeira and Tenerife we thought this would be a good way to see some of the maritime wildlife around Corfu. We paid 50 euros for two adults and our baby (who went free), which included transfers to and...More

1  Thank greenarmy2017
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We turned up 2 days running at a time the boat was scheduled to sail, only to be told it wasn't going that hour. Never went back and after reading the rest of the reviews I'm so glad we didn't!

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Poor sea lions 😫 Iv travelled a lot and I have an understanding of animal enclosures, and how keeping them safe comes first. But this is NOT the case. The enclosure itself is horrific, iv never in my life seen such a shallow and small...More

2  Thank Parise24
Reviewed 20 May 2017

If you like animals then this will make you sad as the sea lions have a poor quality of life especially. However other animals were not able to carry out their natural actions as the conditions are poor. please release the seal Iions especially

Thank neil a
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wendy o
16 June 2017|
Response from KalypsoStar C | Property representative |
The UK has been bombing so-called Islamic State targets in Iraq since 2014 and in Syria since the year after. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) does not release statistics on the number of bombs dropped, but does release weekly... More
11 June 2017|
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Response from AdrianJones91 | Reviewed this property |
I don't what the legal position is but I did write to the Greece embassy in London making a complaint.