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Crete Land Rover Safari with Lunch and Drinks

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Overview
Experience a safari adventure in a Land Rover Defender accompanied by a qualified driver and guide. Discover all the hidden and inaccessible sides of the Rethymno region in approximately 8 hours. Pass through the Gorge of Prasses and the beautiful dam. Spend some time in traditional villages such as Karines and Spili. Preveli, the famous palm forest and its exotic beach, will be your oasis on a hot day. Free time to relax and swim in the Libyan sea. Enjoy a meal in a traditional tavern. Visit the Kourtaliotiko Gorge and finish this unique trip with an unforgettable panoramic view on the city of Rethymno. Hotel pickup and drop-off and lunch is included. This mild 4x4 experience is suitable for all ages.
Highlights
  • Travel Crete’s diverse Rethymno region with a guide handling the driving
  • Experience the area’s local food and drink specialities 
  • Learn about the local culture with stops in local villages
  • Includes convenient hotel or port pickup, plus lunch with unlimited wine
What to Expect
After pickup from your hotel or port in the morning, travel with your guide to discover Crete’s Rethymno region. Take in views of the Prasses Gorge and keep an eye out for wild vultures. View the Dam of Potamon and hear about the importance of the small church by the lake. Visit the Cretan villages of Karines and Spili to learn about local customs. Taste locally produced raki, the famous Crete spirit. You’ll also sample more Cretan specialties during lunch at a traditional tavern, where you’ll enjoy unlimited red and white wine. After your meal has settles, swim in Preveli and explore a palm forest. Finally, stop at the Kourtaliotiko Gorge and take in a panoramic view of the city of Rethymno before heading back to your departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Unlimited Cretan wine (white and red)
  • Professional local guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Georgioupolis, Rethymno and Bali area
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
Exclusions
  • Additional drinks (beer, soft drinks)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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See mountains and gorges from the safety of a Land Rover. Our driver and guide, Manolis was a knowledgeable and humorous host. The tour included mountain tracks, visited small villages and stunning scenery. The highlight was witnessing the vultures soaring above the gorge
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Great way to see a different side to Crete. Frank was a great guide and clearly loves his work. Away from the main roads you see smaller villages hardly affected by tourism except by us! The day flew by, well worth the price. Good traditional food at lunchtime so don’t eat too
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What a way to see the island. Picked up from our apartment, then on to collect the rest of the gang. Driver was banging out some rock anthems as we ascended into the mountains. First stop, vulture spotting as they majestically soared over the gorge. Constant stops to point out
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George Lagoudis was our tour guy ,three days tour in most important places in Crete . Very comfortable.excellent lunch included.very knowledgeable company.on time .they make my day and we did have a very good time never forget it .George make the tour even better because he
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I had a amazing day. George was our guide and he provided all of us a lot of laughs and entertainment. George has a passion for where he lives and a love of the land. I learned so much from him all day. I was picked up at 8am and returned at Dinner time. It was full day of
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By: Cretan Safari Land Rover Experience
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Geraldine B
Saxmundham, United Kingdom
2811
Leave the humdrum for the heights
See mountains and gorges from the safety of a Land Rover. Our driver and guide, Manolis was a knowledgeable and
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Sandra S
Bath, Ontario, Canada
2513
What a Fabulous Day
Just back from having about 9 hours of an amazing experience, thanks to George - our driver, host , guide,
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Colette P
Kerry
142
Off road fun
Great way to see a different side to Crete. Frank was a great guide and clearly loves his work. Away from the main
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LoftusLad1882
113
Feel the wild side of Crete
What a way to see the island. Picked up from our apartment, then on to collect the rest of the gang. Driver was
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Doris E
11
Excellent tour
George Lagoudis was our tour guy ,three days tour in most important places in Crete . Very comfortable.excellent
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ddulleba
44
What a Great Day Exploring
I had a amazing day. George was our guide and he provided all of us a lot of laughs and entertainment. George has
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Sarah M
82
Brilliant day out
Had an amazing day with our guide George who provided lots of laughs & interesting information throughout the day.
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spratton
315
Fantastical Day our with Manolis
Great fun with knowledgeable local guide/driver Manolis. We saw and learned much more than we could have done
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adventuregrabber
Dublin, Ireland
42
beyond Rethymnon town offroad
Where to start. What a great day. The trip took in so much in so little time. Amazing time had from start to
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Andrea C
Traralgon, Australia
111
Safari tour Rethymno
Had a great day exploring Crete with the very entertaining Dennis. He took us to places we would not have been
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Amanda S
Swindon, United Kingdom
1611
Cretan Land Rover Safari
Excellent way to see the mountains. Very interesting and very humorous information provided by Manolis our driver
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YuliyaF
Mandal, Norway
15930
How to see a lot in one day without stress
Great tour ! You see a lot in one day without stressing to rent the car . The guys know where to take you . The
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benandgeorgialee
Marshall, North Carolina
1310
Amazing tour!
Dionysis was an amazing tour guide. Food was delicious. One of the favorite things we did on the island!
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Shirley_Chapman
Rustington, United Kingdom
11356
How to see Crete without a hire car
We were picked up by Dionysus very promptly; our cosmopolitan group for the day were 2 English, 1 Irish and 3
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Corina S
10
Excellent experience to complete our holiday
When we decided to book the trip, Ania (thank you for your recommendation :) ) mentioned couple of times this is
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