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Cretan Daily Cruises

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Daily Cruises to the legendary pirate island of Gramvousa and the world famous Lagoon of Balos. Daily departures with our day passenger vessels Gramvousa, Spirit of Athos, Gramvousa Express.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| Kissamos Port, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
+30 2822 022888
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

While Balos beach is beautiful, if you are a senior with the slightest mobility issue or a parent pushing a stroller you should think twice about this excursion. First stop is in Gramvousa where you are allowed some time to walk up to the fortress...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Happy8500
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The cruise itself is decently clean and has plenty of seating. The scenery is also good on your way to the two destinations: the old ruins and Balos Lagoon. However the cruise is extremely crowded, and the price for food and drinks is a little...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Isak H
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We were surprised at how many people were going with us. Extremely busy and noisy. The food was ok but nothing outstanding. We would not take the trip again, possibly we had higher expectations.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Poppolly
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

I booked the Cretan daily cruises from Kissamos port to gramvousa and balos. The ticket cost 27 Euros each which honestly is expensive to me, I paid less to get from Piraeus port in Athens to the port in santorini and that is saying some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank blufalcon89
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Very nice boat trip to Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa. Balos was great, warm and clear water. A little crowded but worth it. Boat was clean and made for a nice trip. The only recommendtion I have is if you buy tickets online you should be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim L
Reviewed 26 September 2018

First all all I must point out that once you reach Kissamos to join the "cruise" there are no signposts directing you to the port - even with a satnav we still had to ask for directions to find the place. Once we arrived parking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank AS42
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

The boat was totally full and the seats were not good so the back hurt when we got off at Samvousa. The time was tight to experience the Island. We had okay time to stay at Balos Lagoon and got to snorkel there and enjoy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 817Anne
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We booked to go on yesterday, boat was rammed with people no space to sit , wife didn't feel great and sick so we got off, Customer service was poor, wouldn't even entertain a refund even though people were still coming up and buying tickets,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RVT1984
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

If you are the type of tourist who requires the comfort of a lounger ordered in neat rows with a butler flag so you can call for a cocktail when required, then don’t do this trip. Reading some of the negative reviews is bewildering. This...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Xante
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We booked a day trip to Balos and Gramvousa. We did have a car but were told getting to Balos turns off-road, which wouldn't have been covered by insurance and if we were to have car issues we'd be stuffed. It's not a glamorous yacht...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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5 June 2015|
Response from welshjon1 | Reviewed this property |
Hire your own boat! Go early!