The excursion starts either from the main port of Santorini Athinios port, either from the picturesque old port of Santorini. This old port is only accessible by cable car which is the most common way as it takes only 3 minutes to go down, 587 steps on foot or for those who love the adventure, the local donkeys is the ideal choice to reach it.
Important note : You should pay 6€ more per way either for the cable car ticket or to ride one of the donkeys.
Gialos, the Old Port, lies below Fira, nestled at the foot of a rocky cliff. You will be surprised with the steep slopes of the Caldera and in the end the tiny port will appear under these huge rocks and the cave houses that seem to dangle on the cliff.
There the guides of your excursion will be waiting for you, to give you all the important information and to orientate you on the boat. For more information or clarifications, don’t hesitate to visit our travel agency which is located down at the port.
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.
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.
Dinner on Board
Sailing above the underwater craters from Palia Kameni to Thirasia Island, the boat will anchor close to the island in order to enjoy your dinner. Our experienced staff will prepare everything for you so as to relax and enjoy our Greek tasteful buffet while capturing amazing photos of the Aegean sea.
- pork rolls
- chicken rolls
- baked potatoes
- Greek salad
- tzatziki sauce (cucumber, yogurt, garlic)
- seasonal fruit
- free local wine during buffet!
Sunset on Board
The end of the excursion comes on sunset time. Aphrodite sets sails and the sun dives to the sea in the northernmost part of the island. Our boat will stop very close to Oia village where you will have the chance to watch the warm light of the setting sun under the violet sky before the night falls. This is the most unforgettable experience as the Caldera and the village of Oia will turn into gold colour. Your trip with Aphrodite in this sanctuary of romance is going to be in your memories and your hearts forever!
After departing from your last destination, the tour will be finished at the starting point.
After your disembarkation, in case you have a transfer service you will be guided to our bus in order to drive you back to your destination, otherwise you are free to take your own transport.
Aphrodite Luxury Sunset Tour with transfer
Departures from Athinios Port
- Departure at 13:45 Arrival after sunset
- Cost: 75€ /per person
- Children of the age group 5 to 12 years old will be charged half ticket
- Volcano entrance fee: 2.5€ /per person
- Cable Car fee: 6€ /per person