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From Rethymno: Full-Day Catamaran Boat Trip to Santorini - 2020

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Immerse yourself in the beautiful island of Santorini on a full-day boat trip from Rethymno. Hop on the speedy catamaran to Santorini and join your guide for a tour that runs from the docks to the northernmost village of Oia. Explore the island's iconic sites and marvel at the amazing Deep blue Aegean sea. Catch a boat to the caldera or enjoy delightful free time in Fira.

DURATION: 12 hours
MEETING POINT: At Rethymno Marina Port, Crete
LANGUAGES: English, Greek, French, German, Russian
OPENING SEASON: May to October
WHO CAN COME: Anyone can participate in this cruise


◾ Travel around and discover the beauty of Santorini by air-conditioned vehicle
◾ Experience the unique views from the village of Oia
◾ Take time to swim at one of Santorini’s black-sand beaches
◾ Catch a boat to the caldera or enjoy delightful free time in Fira

What is included

✔ High-speed catamaran tickets
✔ Transportation by an air-conditioned vehicle in Santorini
✔ Tour guide
✖ Optional volcano boat tour (€16)
✖ Food and drinks
✖ Hotel pick-up/drop off service

What to expect

Hop aboard the luxury, high-speed Champion Jet 2 catamaran and cruise to Santorini in just 2.5 hours. Upon arrival at the port of Athinios, take a tour of the island by air-conditioned bus. Listen to informative commentary from your guide (available in English, German, French, Italian, Polish and Russian) about the history of one of the most idyllic islands in Greece.

Travel through the beautiful countryside en route to the village of Oia at the northernmost tip of the island. Built on the edge of a volcanic caldera, the village offers beautiful views of the blue and white houses lined along the hillside.

Continue to Fira and get plenty of free time to explore the island's capital. Walk down the picturesque alleys and take in the views of the architecture typical to these Cycladic islands. Window-shop or enjoy a drink at a bar with stunning views of the volcano and its caldera cliffs.

Then, get the option to stay in the capital or go for a 2-hour swim off the black sand beach of Perissa or Perivolos. Alternatively, travel by boat to the caldera (subject to availability) for views of the volcano up close. Depart for Crete at 17:45 and journey back to the Port of Rethymno, where full-day trip services end.

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Additional Info

The cruise departs from the Port of Rethymno. Please arrange your own transportation to the port
Please be at the port at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time


  • Greece