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Boat Tours in Santorini

Catamaran Cruises

Private Catamaran Trip through Caldera's Wonders with Meal & Drinks included

5 hours
Max 18 people
Sunset near Akrotiri
Private: Only you & your group
English speaking Captain Upon request we can provide a guide in any language
BBQ meal included Chicken, shrimps, spaghetti with tomato sauce, stuffed vine leaves, tzatziki dip, Greek salad & fresh fruit (Vegetarian meal upon request)
Free local wine, beers & soft drinks All guests are offered a welcome drink
Free pickup & drop-off You will be picked up from your stay or the nearest accessible point, by minibus
Vessel information The cruise takes place on a 39 ft (12m) Lagoon 400 (2016)
Electronic voucher (e-Ticket) Show the voucher on your mobile device to enjoy the activity
Free cancellation Up to 100% refund according to the cancellation policy
Book Now & Pay Later Secure your spot while keeping your plans flexible. Pay a few days before your experience.
Departure point Vlychada Marine
Starting time10:00 AM (Daytime Cruise) or 15:00 (Sunset Cruise)

Experience the breathtaking beauty of Santorini as the sun sets, embarking on a captivating catamaran cruise along the enchanting caldera and mesmerizing volcanic islands!

Begin your journey as you arrive at the picturesque Vlychada marine, where our comfortable catamaran awaits. Step on board and be greeted with a refreshing welcome drink, setting the tone for an unforgettable adventure.

Setting sail, we'll navigate towards the renowned Volcanic Red Beach, White Beach, and Black Beach, known for their unique and captivating colors. Along the way, soak in the beautiful sights of the Village of Akrotiri, where the Indian rock and the lighthouse grace the landscape. As we continue our voyage, let the beauty of Aspronissi Island captivate your senses.

Our next stop will be the world-famous Hot Springs, where you'll have the opportunity to swim and snorkel near the invigorating volcanic hot springs.  We'll then embark on a mesmerizing circuit around the Volcano, providing you with an up-close encounter with its majestic presence.

Continuing our cruise, we'll navigate towards the charming Therasia Island, where you'll have the chance to explore its unique charms. Meanwhile, our crew will prepare a mouthwatering BBQ meal and serve you delectable traditional Greek dishes, ensuring a delightful culinary experience. Indulge in the flavors of Greece while enjoying unlimited drinks, creating an atmosphere of pure relaxation and satisfaction.

As the cruise draws to a close, we'll navigate along the captivating caldera cliffs, providing you with unparalleled views of the picturesque villages of Oia, Imerovigli, Firostefani, and Fira. Capture stunning photographs and treasure the memories of this unforgettable journey. If you select the Sunset option, prepare to witness the magical sunset below Akrotiri village, which we are certain you will take numerous pictures of!

Upon arrival at Vlychada marine, we'll bid you farewell and arrange for your comfortable return to your accommodation. Our catamaran lagoon 400, renowned for its iconic lines and luxurious amenities, ensures that your cruising experience is one of unmatched comfort and relaxation.

Did this day at sea sound like the epitome of an unforgettable experience? That was precisely our aim! So, why wait any longer? Embark on this extraordinary adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime!

What you will see/visit
Booking options
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Tour Details
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Transportation from/to your stay with an A/C mini-bus
  • Safety equipment
  • Towels (to be returned to the crew)
  • Drinks (Wine, beer, soft drinks and cold refreshments)
  • Free Wifi
  • Private: Only you & your group
  • All taxes
  • Meal included
  • Swimming noodles & life jackets
What to bring
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional info
  • Full name is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Vegetarian or any other special dietary needs available upon request
  • For the sunset cruise, you are advised to bring a jacket
  • A white swimsuit is not recommended at the sulfurous hot springs
  • Alcoholic drinks will be denied for those under 18 years old
  • Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult
  • All yachts and boats in Greece cannot moor directly on the beach. We have selected the best points for swimming and snorkeling, as close as possible to the beach.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • The tour operator provides a direct pick-up/drop-off service at the Old Port, at the additional cost of 100 Euros. Specifically, this service includes arranging a direct pick-up for the Day Cruise and a direct drop-off for the Sunset Cruise.
Reviews by real customers
Excellent based on 6 reviews
Yanely P. United States, 11 Mar 2024
Beautiful day!

Nuestro viaje fue maravilloso, la comida delicious y la atencion muy muy buena! Sacha y su grupo fueron muy atentos! Super recomendados

Thomas F. United Kingdom, 16 Oct 2023
Private catamaran tour

A highlight of our holiday.The day ran like clockwork with every element from pick up to drop off perfect.Our meal was wonderful and of a high standard.We had three opportunities to swim from the boat.Special sunset experience.The crew were great 👍

Sajid K. United States, 19 Sep 2023
A great experience!

I must say it was an absolutely fantastic adventure from start to finish. From the moment we stepped aboard the Prestige, I was struck by the vessel's elegance and comfort. The spacious deck, comfortable seating, and panoramic views made for the perfect setting to soak in the natural beauty of the surroundings. Michael and crew truly elevated the experience. His knowledge and passion for the area were evident as he shared fascinating insights about the marine life, local history, and points of interest along the way. His enthusiasm was infectious, and he made sure every guest felt engaged and well-informed. The cruise itself was a delightful blend of relaxation and excitement. We had ample time to bask in the sun, swim in crystal-clear waters, and even try our hand at snorkeling to explore the vibrant underwater world. Michael's guidance during these activities ensured that everyone felt safe and had an unforgettable time. The highlight of the trip was undoubtedly the stunning sunset that painted the sky with hues of orange and pink. It was a magical moment. Throughout the cruise, the crew provided excellent service, ensuring our glasses were never empty and that we had all the amenities we needed. The delicious food and beverages offered were a delightful addition to the experience. In summary, this 5-hour catamaran cruise with Michael as our guide was an unforgettable journey filled with breathtaking views, educational insights, and a genuine sense of adventure. I wholeheartedly recommend this experience to anyone seeking a remarkable day at sea. Thank you, Michael and the entire crew, for creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Lenore S. United States, 31 Aug 2023

We had the most amazing time on our private catamaran tour! Kostas & Michael were amazing hosts and the food was excellent! Definitely an experience to remember.

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Vessel Information
See detailed information on the boat on which the tour/cruise takes place.
Lagoon 400
up to 18 39 ft (12m) Captain & Crew Build 2016
Good to Know


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. You need to have it with you, in paper form or in digital form.


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, all catamaran cruises include vegetarian/vegan choices in their menus. Please report your food preference in the "Notes" field of the checkout page.

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 services 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 onboard - 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 just relax with your drink on board!

Absolutely! Greece is one of the safest countries to swim in. You will be glad to know that sharks in the Aegean Sea (usually from species such as dogfish) are harmless, sightings are extremely rare while attacks are unheard of! In addition, the waves are usually small, especially inside the Caldera where most boat cruises make stops for swimming. So, based on the above, if you enjoy swimming, snorkeling, or even diving... you are in the right place!

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