In Corfu the most famous sport is cricket has a tradition of many years with distant roots. The first match cricket in Corfu is in 1823. With the passage of time formed two other club and today there every summer cricket tournaments and friendly matches and in September there is a cricket festival.
In Corfu there are many dive centers are scattered throughout the island. Those wishing to admire the seabed from the beautiful beaches can take courses in diving centers have all the necessary equipment and qualified instructors.
On several beaches that are tourist resorts like Sidari, Ipsos, Roda have the opportunity to do water sports. There are ski, banana, surfing etc. And you can rent pedal boats or canoes to enjoy the sea away from the coast.
On the island you can rent boats sailing together all sizes to tourists and the Gouvia Marina you will find yatching club which suggest package holidays. With the sailboats have the opportunity to see up close the beautiful landscapes of the island and enjoy deserted beaches.
During the last years Tennis is a sport that is becoming more and more popular on the island. You can practice this sport at various sports centers, private club and at Corfu Tennis Club that exists in the city.
Cycling is a way you can discover trails, paths and roads that otherwise you could not go. Besides, not a few people who decide to take a holiday by bike to visit sites less developed tourist and meet remote beaches.
For all those who love horses are in Corfu numerous ippasias.opou centers you can ride with the help of instructors. They made trips to locations surrounded by the wonderful nature of the island where you can not reach by other means.
In Corfu it is possible to play golf at the golf course (18 holes) created in the valley of Ropa, just a few kilometers outside the city. The Corfu Golf Club is a new construction with many amenities and services for golf lovers and for those who want to learn.
Walk in nature, the traditional atmosphere of villages, lakes and trails of the island is one of the ways that will make you discover the island. Many are the paths that connect the villages and give the possibility to admire different landscapes, mountains, forests, lakes and coastal zones.
The parachute is an exciting sports located in the south of the island on the west coast there is the beach of Agios Gordis where you can practice because there is a special school for beginners where you can learn this sport. You will be 400 meters high, looking at a beautiful landscape.
Surrounded by lush forest, lies Aqualand water park offering more than 26 slides and 15 pools adventure for an unforgettable entertainment experience and is situated in Agios Ioannis in Corfu Town. The Aqualand is one of the largest water parks in Europe, with 36 water slides, 15 pools.
The sea kayak in Corfu is a unique experience and gives the opportunity to discover the island and the secluded beaches. Guests can opt for day trips or several packages which offer sea kayak centers on the island, as they can make daily excursions.