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Boat Tours in Santorini

Volcano Tours

Sunset Sailing Tour to Volcano and Hot Springs with Dinner on board

6 hours
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Greek buffet
English, Italian, French, Spanish and Greek speaking tour guide
Sunset below the village of Oia
Free cancellation Up to 100% refund according to the cancellation policy
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Departure point Departure from the Old Port
Departure timeDeparture at 13:55. Arrival after sunset.
Meeting info If you select the option with the transfer, there are pre-defined pick-up/drop-off locations, at convenient central spots in most villages. After the booking, you will be advised of a pick-up location that is closest to your hotel or most convenient for you!

The excursion starts either from the main port of Santorini, Athinios, or 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, or you have to descend 587 steps on foot.
Important note: You should pay 6€ more per way for the cable car ticket.

Gialos, the Old Port, lies below Fira, nestled at the foot of a rocky cliff. You will be surprised by the steep slopes of the Caldera and, finally, 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.

Volcano

Our first destination will be the famous volcano of Santorini! After sailing for 20 minutes, we will reach Nea Kammeni’s jetty. Should you be interested to be guided at the volcano, you have to pay 5 euro per person as an entrance fee. Then, you will walk to the volcano’s ridge with your guide who is going to explain to you everything about the history and the geology of the volcano. You will stay at the volcanic island for 1.5 hour and, after that, you will embark again for the next stop.

Hot Springs

Our next stop will be the island of Palaia Kammeni, 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 30 minutes at a distance of 30 meters from the shallow waters of Agios Nicholaos Beach. Take a dive off the boat and feel the warmth of these extraordinary waters. The waters are also 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, it is essential to swim extremely well.

Dinner on Board

Sailing above the underwater craters from Palaia Kammeni to Therasia 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 delicious buffet while capturing amazing photos of the Aegean Sea.

  • Chicken fillet with vegetables and mustard sauce
  • Meatballs (beef, chicken), in tomato sauce
  • Rice
  • Greek salad
  • Boiled vegetables
  • Tzatziki sauce (cucumber, yogurt, garlic)
  • Bread
  • Seasonal fruit
  • Halva
  • Local wine

Sunset on Board

The end of the excursion comes at sunset time. Aphrodite sets sail and the sun dives into 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 turn into gold colors. Your trip with Aphrodite in this sanctuary of romance is going to be in your memories and your hearts forever!

What you will see/visit
Booking options
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Tour Details
Inclusions
  • English, Italian, French, Spanish and Greek speaking tour guide
  • All taxes
  • Greek buffet
What to bring
  • Swimsuit (The sulfur water may stain your swimsuit, so a dark-coloured one would be suggested)
  • Towels
  • Sun hat
  • Comfortable shoes
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Cable Car fee: 6€ /per person
  • Volcano entrance fee: 5€ /per person
  • Towels
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
Reviews by real customers
4.8
Excellent based on 146 reviews
AL
Annedith L. Canada, 26 Oct 2022
Amazing experience

Everything with this tous was amazing. The crew members, the ship, the activities plan, the food. Couldn’t be happier with this trip and recommend it to everyone!

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Jason L. Canada, 26 Oct 2022
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INDRIKA A. United Kingdom, 25 Oct 2022
Excellent cruise from start to finish including the transfer, first class

Magical sunset in oia sea, with sails , Music and the beautiful sun , so romantic !!!. Our guide Julius? Was excellent from start to finish, very knowledgeable and explained the tour very well. The dinner on board was so well organized with a great variety served at both ends of the boat and proper plates and cutlery made it special on the boat. Please use the transfer and go to the new port for best seating options. The taxi transfer was waiting for us back at the new port. on Our return to the new port,once the others were dropped off at the old port, gave us extra time , in the sea with spectacular views of fira , oia etc under the night sky and well lit towns.it was magical with the music on board. The boat was not over crowded, which made a difference. The toilets were great too !!! Book with confidence. The amazing sunset experience was memorable. The Greek dancing at the end added to the flavour! The climb to the volcano is doable with good walking shoes.A sun hat and frozen water is recommended. If u don't want to swim at the hot springs, u can still enjoy the surroundings on board. A lovely 6 hour trip, value for money too. Communication during and after booking was excellent too. , A great experience!

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Debbie w. United Kingdom, 24 Oct 2022
Great boat trip

Had an amazing time, much cheaper than the other boats but really nice crew and the boat was beautiful. Staff were lovely

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Good to Know

Voucher

Once your booking is complete, you will receive the voucher, which includes the meeting point, time and supplier’s contact information, at your email address.

Cancellation

If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled date, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled date, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Passport or Id

Full names of the passengers (as shown on their passport or id). Passengers need to have onboard with them their passport or id or a copy of them, in case the Port Authority runs a check on the boat. A picture on their mobile will suffice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you will hike up to the crater. The hike is about 90 minutes.

It is not difficult. You will walk a path for 45 minutes to reach the crater and then another 45 minutes to return to the boat.

Yes, it is. But do not forget to bring a hat, sunscreen and comfortable shoes with you.

Yes, you can. There is no extra charge, but you will have to carry it in your arms as the path is not suitable for strollers.

Yes, you can take part but you will not able to swim in the hot springs. Instead, on this part of the tour, you will stay on the boat (relax & sunbathe).

Lifejackets are only for an emergency. The crew will provide you with swimming noodles to help you swim. Lifejackets for swimming are only available in some catamaran cruises. Contact us for more info.

Yes, you can. But it will be on your own responsibility as there is no space to store it on the boat.

All boats are fitted with toilets, for the use of guests onboard.
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