Full Day Tour - Caldera's Boats | Santorini sea excursions

FULL DAY TOYR WITH SUNSET IN OIA

Sail across Santorini’s beautiful ‘caldera’ (flooded crater) and visit the islands of Nea Kameni and Thirasia on this 6-hour cruise. Board a sightseeing boat from the old port, and admire Santorini’s cliffs and as you cruise to Nea Kameni. Enjoy free time to walk around its volcanic crater, swim in the warm springs, and visit Thirasia island. Explore and have lunch here at leisure before cruising back to Santorini. Then explore Oia village and experience unique sunset

10:15

Departure

The excursion will start from the main port of Santorini Athinios port. The bus will pick you up from the nearest pick up point close to your location. Next you will headed to the Athinios port, where one of our guide will guide you in one of our boats. The tour will start at 10:15.

11:00

Volcano

Our first destination will be the famous volcano of Santorini! After 20 minutes sailing, we will reach Nea Kameni’s jetty. Should you are interested to be guided at the volcano, you should pay 2.5euro/ per person as an entrance fee. Then, you will walk to the volcano’s ridge with your guide and he is going to explain you everything about the history and the geology of the volcano. You will stay at the volcanic island for 1.5hr and in the end you will embark again to our boat for the next stop.

13:00

Hot Springs

Our next stop will be the island of Palea Kameni where the famous hot springs are located on the west side. A place that is really popular for its thermal waters. We will stop there for 30min at a distance of 30 meters from the shallow waters of Agios Nicholaos’ beach. The waters are mixed with mud that they are full of sulfur, iron and other metals coming from the volcano and they are very good for the skin, rheumatism, arthritis and other physical pains. Important Note : In order to reach Agios Nicholaos’ beach is essential to swim extremely well.

14:00

Thirassia

Next stop is the island of Thirassia. Thirassia is a miniature of what Santorini used to be several years ago. Today is a virgin island, still untouched by tourism and modern life style. The island of Thirassia is only 9 sq. km in size and has approximately 300 permanent inhabitants. We will stay there for 2 hours, so as to explore this picturesque and traditional village as well as to taste the authentic Santorinian cuisine. Should you wish, you can also walk at the main village of Manolas, which is the capital of Thirassia. The view over Santorini is spectacular from there.

16:30

Oia

In the end of our tour, the disembarkation will be in the magical port of Ia. From there, you should either climb the 200 landings of the port or by using the local donkeys and pay the fee. After reaching the top of the village, you will have the chance to explore the unique alleys, discover its rich market, as well as to enjoy the most breathtaking sunset of your life! After the sunset, you should head for the spot that our buses will be waiting you to take you back to your places.

 

Tour Details
  • Cost 42€ /per person
  • Departure at 10:15 Arrival at 16:30
Inclusions
  • English, Greek, French, German & Italian speaking tour guide
  • All taxes
  • Group Tour
What to bring
  • Swimsuit (dark colors are recomendable)
  • Towel
  • Sun hat
  • Comfortable shoes (avoid flip flops)
Exclusions
  • Cable Car fee: 6€ /per person
  • Volcano entrance fee: 2.5€ /per person
Additional info
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Children of the age group 5 to 12 years old will be charged half ticket