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Santorini Boat Trip: Full-day Volcano Boat Tour Santorini

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Take a day boat trip in Santorini and sail to the surrounding islets. Visit Nea Kameni and see the active volcano before you sail to the hot springs to enjoy a natural spa. Cruise to Thirasia islet and enjoy some relaxing time swimming and snorkeling. Take your time to explore the traditional village of Manolas and enjoy a delicious lunch. Benefit from free transportation to and from the port.

◾ Explore the three inlets around Santorini on a boat trip
◾ See a volcanic crater and swim at the hot springs
◾ Enjoy free time around Thirasia islet
◾ Admire beautiful views of Santorini while you cruise

About this experience

MEETING POINT: At designated meeting points (pick-up starts up to an hour earlier of departure)
LANGUAGE/S: Greek, English
WHO CAN COME: Santorini boat trip is suitable for everyone. Not wheelchair accessible

Description - What to expect

Your boat trip to the volcanic islands of Santorini starts with a bus transfer from the pick-up point to the port of Athinios. Board your boat and sail to the lava island of Nea Kameni. Disembark and walk-up the path to the crater of the active volcano. Listen to your guide and learn about the history of the volcano and the formation of the caldera when the volcano exploded 3.600 years back.

Return to your boat and cruise to the islet of Palea Kameni. Take the opportunity to enjoy a natural spa in the famous hot springs before you continue to the Thirasia island once part of Santorini before the explosion of the volcano. Stay in Thirasia for two-three hours for lunch or swimming and
explore the traditional village of Manolas.

On your way back to Athinios port, enjoy breath-taking views of the cliffs and the fantastic natural scenery of Santorini. Once at the port, you will board the bus, which will drive you back to your destination.

What's included, what's not

✔ Your bilingual guide
✔ Shared Transportation from designated pick-up points
✖ Food and drinks
✖ Volcano entrance fee of 2.50 euro p/p

Who can come/Other requirements

We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled, closed walking shoes. Sunscreen, sunglasses swimsuit (not white due to Sulphur), are also recommended

Where we will meet

Pick up times

Exo gonia 9:40, Kamari 9:50, Monolithos 9:55, Messaria 9:35, Karterados 9:40, Fira 9:50, Pyrgos 10:00, Perissa 9:30 Perivolos 9:35, Emporio 9:40, Vlichada 9:40, Akrotiri 9:40, Meghalochori 9:50, Oia 9:15, Imerovigli 9:30, Firostefani 9:35

Cutoff time before activity

  • 14 hours

Prepare for the experience - Important information

◾ There is a volcano entrance fee of 2.50 EUR per person (not included) that can be paid directly at the site on the day of the tour
◾ Drinks, sandwiches, and coffee are not included but can be purchased separately onboard by cash. Credit cards are not accepted
◾ Guests must be able to walk over cobblestones and uneven surfaces, inclines, and steps. Guests should be in good physical condition with the ability to walk uphill or climb stairs

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ Travelers must book this activity online and present mobile vouchers
◾ Antiseptics will be available on the bus
◾ Travelers must wear protective masks. Please bring your own masks. The driver and guides will wear masks too
◾ All customer touch-points are frequently cleaned
◾ To reduce crowds, the number of passengers is limited. There will be sufficient space for each passenger during transportation
◾ Social distancing is maintained in vehicles and during the tour (at least 1,5 meters outdoors and 2 meters indoors)

Tour Supplier

Kamari Tours