Northwest of Xyliatos village, up on Troodos Mountains in the Nicosia district and less than 1000 m / 0.62 mi from the village center, lies a huge circular crater; a remnant of the mine that was once there from 1954 to 1990. The crater is located right where the ore export point used to be. Following an initiative of the local Community Council, the mine has been filled with rainwater. The result is phenomenal. A peculiar lake dominates now the surrounding mountains.
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Kayaking in Hermanus, Overberg, Western Cape South Africa
Hermanus in Walker Bay in the Overberg region offers an absolutely amazing kayaking experience. You get to paddle a few meters from the largest animals of all, the Southern Right Whales, giving you an awe-inspiring connection to nature!!
Paddle across shimmering waters as you enjoy spectacular mountain views, sea cliffs and marine life. Difficulty level here is graded easy and the paddling area is a 5 km/3.1 mi long, lasting two whole hours.
Since the paddling is done on a Marine Reserve, it is prohibited by law to get closer than 300 m/984 ft close to these gigantic mammals. That said, ii implies that even if the animal comes close to you, you need to paddle away.
Kayaking is also weather dependent and in case of strong and big swell conditions, it is not possible to perform kayaking. No experience is needed to attempt this amazing adventure.
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This 2-3 hour adventure is the most popular adventure activity where you can experience the best that Tsitsikamma offers! If you are keen to explore deeper into the Storms River Gorge, and experience the deep, long, quiet pools with ancient forests and deep caves then the kayak and lilo trip is for you!