Interesting Facts about Kefalonia

Kefalonia’s rich historical past and it’s unique geological phenomena give rise to a variety of interesting facts! Here are just a few of them…    Katavothres is a unique geological phenomenon where sea water enters sinkholes and going against the laws of nature, it seems to magically disappear underground before re-appearing on the other side… Read more

Sea Turtles

Sea turtles are one of the most marvelous creatures that swim in our seas. These marine reptiles are living fossils since they have changed very little since they first appeared, more than 120 million years ago, when dinosaurs still roamed the earth. In Indian mythology the earth is supported on the backs of four elephants… Read more

Mounda and Kaminia Beaches

The beaches stretch over 2.8km of southern coastline approximately 32 km from Argostoli in the region of Elios-Pronnoi. Kaminia and Mounda beaches are connected to each other; Mounda lies closer to Katelios whilst Kaminia (the western part) is closer to Skala village.  The beaches are ideal for a flat coastal walk and provide a long… Read more

Loggerhead Turtles: We interview Wildlife Sense

Wildlife Sense Kefalonia is a research and conservation project to study and protect Kefalonia’s endangered loggerhead sea turtles. We asked Wildlife Sense for an interview and despite being extremely busy Chanel Comis (Co-founder and Program Coordinator)  answered our questions in great detail. Our questions arose from watching a 7 day inventory with one of the… Read more

Loggerhead Turtle Nest Inventory with Wildlife Sense!

One very early morning in September we set off in the dark to join Simon, a Field Leader, from Wildlife Sense (a research and conservation project to study and protect Kefalonia’s endangered loggerhead sea turtles) at Megali Ammos beach by the airport. Simon was carrying out an early morning inventory of one of the loggerhead… Read more

Argostoli Lagoon Activities

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Argostoli Lagoon Activities One of the best attractions in Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia, is the Koutavos Lagoon, a feeding ground for the turtles caretta caretta, wild ducks, black headed hens and swans, a variety of fish and a stop for many migrating birds. It is here, 50m from beautiful, renovated  De Bosset Bridge, where… Read more

Lepeda Beach

This is a charming beach in a unique setting! Stretching 2 km south of Lixouri this beach has an impressive rock that welcomes you upon arrival creating a stunning natural background to the beautiful beach and the little lake created by the sea entering from the side. Reddish brown sand with shallow clear waters ideal for families with… Read more

Wildlife Sense

Wildlife Sense is a sea turtle research & conservation organization based on the beautiful island of Kefalonia, Greece. Our mission is to protect endangered sea turtles and their natural habitats, offer a unique learning experience to the volunteers who join our efforts, and promote public awareness. To achieve our goals, we operate a science-based research… Read more