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The Park has the concept of a rich biodiversity ecosystem of Crete. The visitors are guided though the rich wild vegetation of the park with the plants of Cretan traditional cookery, the aromatic medical herbs, the beautiful wild flowers from Crete...more
We were lucky to have been recommended a trip to this park, from Anna-Maria (one of the park volunteers).
The park is a natural haven for endemic plant and wildlife species in Crete, as well as some late introductions.
Our guide was great - he...More
We had a lovely time with our 7 year old being taken around the park by the guide. He showed us the native plants and explained their uses and introduced us to the animals, some of which were donated after being rejected by owners unable...More
This park is close to Rethymno city, it is possible to walk there from the city but we went by car. A guide explained about local plants and we even saw how he was feeding a chameleon.....they have also a few animals and the chameleons...More
We stumbled across a sign for this nature park while walking around the town and enjoyed the short walk up the hill where it is situated. There is a bar right next to the park where we enjoyed a drink while taking in the amazing...More
At 5 euros each we thought the guided tour round here was a bit pricey but it was interesting and we enjoyed sitting and admiring the views over the town The park is run by young volunteers and we enjoyed our chat with them discovering...More
A pleasant walk up the hill away from the hustle and bustle of the resort centre. Personal tour by a friendly, informative guide (Scott from USA), then left to wander round at leisure. Also great views over resort. Have seen some negative reviews here but...More
An ambitious and hardworking nature lover.
By visiting this rough diamond you will get stories about Cretan endemic species, local area development and great fellowship.
Michalis is a passionate man, who in his own way, helps nature. His team helps to make this reality,
What an interesting place, but if your thinking ‘ a park let’s take the kids so they can run around and play’ then forget it, this is a park for those of us who want to be educated on the nature,flora and fauna of Crete....More
The passion of the guides in this small nature park was infectious, they care deeply about their island and its indigenous flora and fauna. The world needs people and places like this. The walk from Rethymno (about 1.5km) up the hill, is worth it for...More