The warm waters of the Ionian sea, and the incredible natural beauty of the island, guarantee that participating in watersports in Corfu is always unforgettable. Whether you’re paragliding with a view of the Albanian mountains, diving into the deep blue, or water-skiing atop the crystalline waters, you’re sure to have an experience to remember. Check out our guide to recommendations for activities across the island. 🌊🌊

Dassia Watersports : Try out flyboarding

Dassia is located on the northwest coast of Corfu Island, just 13 km from Corfu Old Town. It’s a popular location, with a beautiful narrow beach which stretches for a couple of kilometres. Located just 0.2 km from the village itself, is Dassia Ski Club. Partnering with companies such as Contiki, this watersports provider has a solid reputation.

Like our other recommendations, they offer a variety of water-based activities. We suggest that you check out the SUP tour, as the still waters of the bay provide perfect conditions for a relaxed way to enjoy the stunning natural scenery. We also recommend that you check out Corfu Ski Club, located on Daphnila Bay. Owner and founder, Nikos Gatsios, is a former Greek National Water-ski Champion. With over 40 years of experience in commercial watersports, you’re in save hands. At Corfu Ski Club, you can try out the ‘flyboard’. Created by Franky Zapata in France in 2011, the flyboard has become the fastest growing extreme water sport in the world. It truly makes for an unforgettable experience.

Sidari Watersports corfu : Something for everyone

Located on the North Coast of Corfu island, Sidari is home to the popular Canal d’Amour, a romantic setting to enjoy a swim with a loved one. However, if you are after something a little more adrenaline filled, it’s a great place to enjoy some of the watersports on offer in Corfu.

In particular, we recommend Sidari Watersports. Established in 1981, this family run business has 40 years of experience in providing water based fun. They offer everything from paragliding to water-skiing, adrenaline tubes to wake boarding. Whatever you look to do, the staff will make you feel safe and at ease. They also provide free sunbeds for those who aren’t participating.

Paleokastritsa Watersports : Dive in an area of stunning natural beauty

Paleokastrista beach is a beautiful bay located on the western coast of Corfu island. The waters here are crystal clear and very still, making it the perfect place to explore the underwater world. We recommend checking out Achilleon Diving Centre. At their Paleokastrista diving centre, there are many interesting underwater gems to experience, across their 26 diving sites.  From caverns and caves to interesting shipwrecks, there’s plenty to discover.

As a certified diver, you can expect to see sea life ranging from barracudas and groupers, to moray ills and octopus. The company offers anything from a beginner PADI certified diving qualification, to advanced night diver speciality courses. There’s something for everyone, no matter what level you’re at. If staying on the surface is more your thing, they also offer daily snorkelling tours.

Gouvia Watersports : check out Many Small and beautiful coves

Gouvia is a village situated around 8 km North of Corfu town. It is here that you’ll find Corfu Dive Club, founded in 2010. Dimitri, who runs the business, is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about diving. Most of the dive spots are located less than 5 minutes away by boat, meaning that you don’t have to travel far to start your adventure. They adhere to the standards and procedures of the major diving certification agencies (PADI, ANDI, IANTD), so rest assure that you’re in safe hands. Check out their website to see the services they offer, along with prices.