Visits to the National park are allowed from May 1 to October 31.There are daily buses starting from Chania to the head of the gorge, called Xyloskalo.Due to bad weather, there is case the Gorge to be closed some days. So the visitor, before visit the Gorge must communicate with Xyloskalo at 28210-67179.
The Natural Environment & Climate Change Agency would like to inform you that, taking into account the latest forecasts, the National Park of Samaria will be open again from Saturday 24 September 2022, from both entrances, for the entire length of the route. It is reminded that, as is the case during the operation period of the National Park, if information is received about weather phenomena that may put in danger the visitors and the personnel of the National Park, or in case of occurrence of damages on the main path, the Gorge will be closed immediately and visitors will be asked to exit according to the instructions of the rangers. In case it is considered necessary, there will be an update press release.