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Boat Tours in Santorini

Catamaran Cruises

Private catamaran cruise from Oia with meal and drinks

Make Your Santorini Trip Memorable With a Private Day or Sunset Cruise

Whether you want to explore the stunning spots in Santorini with your friends and family or want to have a romantic, adventurous trip with your partner, the Private Catamaran Cruise from Oia is the best bet.

The sail package includes a complimentary pickup and return from and to your hotel along with free WiFi access, towels, snorkeling gear, and a surprise gift. You can enjoy a delicious BBQ meal prepared on board, seafood pasta, Greek salad, fresh fruits, bread, traditional Greek Mezedes, and traditional sweets. Vegan dishes are also served upon request. There’s also an open bar serving Santorinian wine, beer, Greek ouzo, juice, water, and refreshments.

You can go for a Private Day Cruise or a Private Sunset Cruise.

Private Day Cruise

The Private Day Cruise starts at 10:00 from the Ammoudi Port (Oia) and lasts around 5 hours. The first stop is the Volcano and the Hot Springs, where you can enjoy a therapeutic swim. As you continue sailing in the Aegean blue waters, you’ll pass by Aspronisi, the Indian Rock, and Venetian lighthouse. You can take some spectacular photos before arriving at the Volcanic Red Beach. You can relax, swim, and snorkel before going to the White Beach and Mesa Pigadia. Meanwhile, an appetizing meal will be prepared for you on board. On the way back, you’ll witness the magnificent views of the Caldera rim before reaching the Ammoudi port.

Private Sunset Cruise

Staring from Ammoudi port at 15:00, the sunset tour lasts around 5 hours. After stopping at the Volcano and the Hot Springs for a quick, healing swim, you’ll witness the famous Indian Rock and Venetian Lighthouse. Afterwards, you’ll visit the Red Beach, White Beach, and Mesa Pigadia where you can relax, swim, or snorkel. A fresh meal will be served onboard. Before going back to the Ammoudi port, you’ll stop to see the sun dip into the Aegean blue waters. The majestic Oia sunset will be the highlight of this tour.

Quick Info
4.5 hours - 5 hours
BBQ meal included
English speaking crew
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Max 12 persons
Private: Only you & your group
Departs from Ammoudi port (Oia)
Sunset under the village of Oia
Free local wine, beers & soft drinks
Easy cancellation
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Schedule & Pricing
Departure point: Ammoudi port
Departure time: 10:00AM or 15:00
Transportation: Free hotel pickup and drop-off
Return details: Return to original departure point
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Tour Details
COVID-19 Precaution measures
The health and safety of all passengers are our highest priority so the tour operator is implementing the following measures:
Passengers will be encouraged to bring their own snorkeling equipment, if they would like.
  • Transportation from/to your stay with an A/C mini-bus
  • Drinks (soft drinks, white santorinian wine, beer)
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Free Wifi
  • All taxes
  • English speaking crew
  • Towels (to be returned to the crew)
  • Private: Only you & your group
  • Greek cuisine Appetizers & Snacks
  • BBQ prepared on board (choice pork, chicken or vegetarian)
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional info
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Full name is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Vegetarian or any other special dietary needs available upon request
  • A white swimsuit is not recommended at the sulfurous hot springs
  • Seafood option available upon request with surcharge
  • Liquor drinks & Champagne choices upon request with surcharge
  • Scheduled times and itinerary may vary according to weather conditions and sunset time
Tour Itinerary


The tour starts from Ammoudi Port in Oia at 10:00AM or 15:00. Free pick-up service is available. SEE MORE

Hot Springs & Volcano

You will set sail for the well-known volcano and its healing Hot Springs for a therapeutic mud bath SEE MORE

Indian Rocks & Venetian Light House

Explore the unmanned volcanic beaches where the spectacular colors will amaze you or you can just sunbath on the deck. SEE MORE

Red beach

Red beach is one of the most scenic and interesting beaches on the island, located near Akrotiri village. The reason for its popularity is its colour! We will stop there for swimming. SEE MORE

White beach

White beach is an isolated beach that stands out for its tall white cliffs and white pebbles. You will have the chance to swim while the crew will prepare the BBQ meal for you. SEE MORE

Sunset on Board

If you will select the sunset option, you will watch the famous sunset of Santorini, below the scenic village of Oia. It will be the experience of your lifetime. SEE MORE

Ammoudi Bay in Oia

The tour ends at Ammoudi Port. SEE MORE
Good to Know


Once your booking is complete, you will receive the voucher, which includes the meeting point, pickup time and tour operator’s contact information, at your email address. You need to have it with you, in paper form or in digital form.


If you cancel at least 2 day(s) in advance of the scheduled date, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 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 on board 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.

Gift coupon

Once your booking is complete, you'll receive a confirmation email which will include the 10% off coupon code to use it on bus tours.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, in all Private Tours you can adjust the tour itinerary based on your preferences.

Yes, all catamaran cruises in our site provide vegetarian menus. Please report your preference in the Notes of the checkout page in order to let the caterer know.

Yes, if your children are acquainted with the sea, they will love the catamaran ride. In addition, there is snorkeling equipment available on board. Don’t forget to take sunscreen, a hat and a light jacket with you.

Yes, all catamaran cruises provide free pickup and drop-off service no matter where you stay in Santorini. Please fill in the details of your Airbnb on the checkout page.

There are numerous things to do on board - take delight in the catamaran ride and the amazing views of Santorini from the sea, sunbathe and enjoy the meal the staff will prepare for you or you drink on board!

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