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This dramatic canyon, a favorite of hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts, is characterized by beautiful rock formations, wildlife and rare plants.
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“car park” (24 reviews)
| Paphos District, Cyprus
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we live in Cyprus, we visit this gorge frequently. It has changed re foot fall over the years, but is a tranquil raw place. A cool refuge in the recent heat we have experienced. Take plenty of water, and solid footwear as the rocks...More

Thank Disgusted20152015
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there with my family, and I had a good time,A very beautifull place with shade and water! Im recommend if u are nature lover.

Thank 13bart_13
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We started the walk through an orange grove which had some of the deathliest trees I've ever seen - they looked as if life had been sucked out of them. Since this is a national park, many trees and shrubs are labelled, and the gorge...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Very unique place & worth recommending. Amazing scenery of 2 rock walls coming together mixed with interesting wildlife. Very few people were there so it is also opportunity to run away from crowds. There is nice beach just in front of the lower parking. When...More

2  Thank Michal D
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We loved Avakas Gorge! The full hike is for experienced hikers but we did the first part only (returned same way), and this is a easy hike. I was there with a 9 years old but there were many younger kids around. I read a...More

Thank AnatNat
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We walked in Avakas Gorge. It is a nice walk in nature along the Canyon. There are water running along the gorge, and you have to be very careful not to slip. We were also wormed to be careful because there could be snakes on...More

Thank FamilyW140812
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We have visited the gorge on the 30th of April. We chose to start our walk at 4:45pm to avoid the hot hours of late April. It took us 1 hour to walk the gorge with stops for pictures. A confortable walk even for untrained...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We researched the gorge on the internet and used Waze to find it. That was a mistake as we ended up approaching the site from the landward side down a rough track which became extremely steep and rough. We eventually parked up and walked the...More

Thank MacBee
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Visited here one weekend, it was recommended to me by a friend. This place is stunning. The initial start to the gorge there is a footpath so accessible to pretty much anyone but be warned, once you enter the gorge there is no footpath what...More

Thank Morag H
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Just a short drive from Paphos the Avakas Gorge is nice for those nature lovers who like going off the beaten track! There is a car park when you first arrive which looks like the main car park but there is further dirt road that...More

1  Thank AlisonCatherine
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5 October 2016|
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Response from gkoko52 | Reviewed this property |
There is no bus to take you there. If you are adventurous you can hire a small open roof four wheel motor bike (carries 2 people) and can use it to explore the area further like the Lara beach for example. Other ways... More
Sivan L
28 August 2016|
Response from Silje_Oie | Reviewed this property |
If i remember correctly there are teo main parkingplaces. Down by the sea and about 500 m up the road towards the gorge. But you need a 4x4 to go there.
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Erez T
10 May 2016|
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Response from Silje_Oie | Reviewed this property |
Hi On our way up we meet several families with children. If you have a 4x4 you can drive from the sea side parking uphill to the next parking, then the steepest hill is behind you. we saw goats and beautiful butterflies on... More