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Boat Tours in Santorini

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Private Speedboat Trip in Santorini with Snacks and Drinks

3 hours - 8 hours
Snacks & fruits
Max 7 persons
English speaking tour guide
Sunset near Akrotiri
Private: Only you & your group
Free local wine, beers & soft drinks Wine, beer, soft drinks and cold refreshments
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 26.5ft (8.1m) Motorboat Crownline 255 (2008)
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
Departure time10:00 AM (Daytime cruise), 12:00 (Full-day cruise), 15:00 (Sunset cruise) or 17:00 (Sunset cruise)
Speed and comfort are combined in this Private Speedboat Cruise around the most magnificent parts of Santorini Island! Bring your loved ones and embark on a cruising experience that will fascinate you!

A private cruise is the best way to meet all the famous places of Santorini, feel the freedom that the sea offers, and enjoy all the fun with your family or friends.

Starting your tour from Vlychada port, in the south part of the island, get ready for a speed experience that will give you the thrill you are seeking in your summer holidays. You can choose among the 3-hour (Day or Sunset Cruises), the 5-hour (Day or Sunset Cruises), and the 8-hour Full-Day Cruise.

Embark on a 3-hour cruise and after departing from Vlychada port, get ready to approach the beautiful Eros beach and the extraordinary Red beach. Marvel at its wild beauty with the high red cliffs surrounding it, and the wide shore with the red and black colorations, and get ready for a nice refreshing swim and a snorkeling adventure, with the equipment provided on the boat, or just stay on the boat and relax while taking nice photos of the beautiful landscape around. Next, as you follow the coastline, you will get to see the astounding White beach, a small cove with the white color being the dominant color, and with crystal clear waters urging you for a dive.

As the cruise continues, get ready to capture more of the volcanic beauty of the island by passing by Mesa Pigadia beach, the Indian Rock formations, and the Venetian Lighthouse, which stands still at the top of the Caldera cliffs. If the weather conditions are supportive, the 3-hour tour will also take you to the famous Volcano of Santorini and the unique Hot Springs around it. There, you will have the chance to enjoy a unique mud bath in the waters of the famous Hot Springs, which are full of sulfur. It’s an experience that will surely fascinate you! During the 3-hour tour, you will be served snacks, along with free local wine, beers, and soft drinks.

Choose the 5-hour cruise if you wish to spend more time touring around the island, and get to visit all the above-mentioned beautiful parts, including the impressive Volcano. If the weather is nice, feel free to adjust your itinerary with your captain and reach the north part of Santorini and below the picturesque village of Oia. In the 5-hour option, you will be served a snack menu (with vegan or vegetarian options) and free local wine, beers, and beverages. Lunch or dinner is also provided at a traditional tavern on Therasia island, at no extra cost (Please declare your request for a meal at the "Notes" section on the check-out page).

The highlight of the tour is the underwater camera provision, which will allow you to take the most amazing photos, as well as the drone coverage if the weather conditions are supportive. Get ready to have the most special moments of your cruise captured in a video, which will be sent to you for free!

This amazing experience also provides a Full-Day option, which promises the best day at the sea! Not only you will see all these wonderful places of Santorini, but you will also have the chance to explore private bays, as you sail to the north side of the island until you reach Therasia and enjoy a flavorsome lunch at one of the graphic taverns there (meal is included).

Last but not least, all the above-mentioned tours offer Sunset options, which is the best experience on the island. You will witness the stunning Santorini sunset on board, see the magic colors that the sun is taking, as it is diving into the sea, and get a feeling of festivity before you end the tour at Vlychada port.

Reach high adventure levels on this Private Speedboat Cruise and get ready to have the time of your life!

What you will see/visit
Booking options
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Tour Details
Inclusions
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Transportation from/to your stay with an A/C mini-bus
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Drinks (Wine, beer, soft drinks and cold refreshments)
  • Maps and information about our island
  • Towels
  • Fuel & All Taxes
  • Captain and crew
  • Private: Only you & your group
  • Snacks & fruits
  • Maps and information about our island
What to bring
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimsuit (The sulfur water may stain your swimsuit, so a dark-coloured one would be suggested)
Exclusions
  • 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
  • Scheduled times and itinerary may vary according to weather conditions and sunset time
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
Reviews by real customers
5.0
Excellent based on 23 reviews
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terry s. United Kingdom, 8 Nov 2022
Best day of our lives.

Drove to the Boat by a private car, Driver really friendly and spoke good English. I planned on proposing to my fiancé on the boat so got the driver to speak to the captain ( George) in Greek the plans so that my girlfriend didn't have a clue. George stopped regularly to take photos of us with the nice scenery. we booked from 3-6 but George stayed until the sunset as I nice gesture. As I proposed George was on hand with my camera and took perfect videos and pictures of the big moment!! Would defiantly recommend Thanks again George!

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Evan B. United States, 5 Nov 2022
Perfect

A great day cruising around the Island, couldn’t have asked for a better tour or guide, we mentioned we were on our honeymoon and he kept us out an extra hour to see the sunset!, A great experience!

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Jeffrey A. United States, 6 Oct 2022
Must do in Santorini!

Wonderful experience! The private speed boat we rented was cancelled due to the high winds so we received a free upgrade to a 50ft private catamaran! Great customer service upgrading us to make sure we could make our trip and were happy. The captain and crew on the cat were very professional and couldn’t imagine it being any better! It’s a must do in Santorini!

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Ryan B. United States, 21 Sep 2022
FANTASTIC

It was one of our best memories of our entire trip! We did the private speed boat. The driver picked us up steps away from our airbnb. George, our captain was amazing. The wine was flowing non stop! It truly was an incredible experience and money well spent. We got to swim several times as George anchored the boat at several of the famous beaches. At the end George took us to a fantastic restaurant that had us feeling like locals with a bouzouki player and plate smashing! Opa! Take me back!

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Vessel Information
See detailed information on the boat on which the tour/cruise takes place.
Motorboat Crownline 255
up to 7 26.5ft (8.1m) Captain Build 2008
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. You need to have it with you, in paper form or in digital form.

Cancellation

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 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

Sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat and a light jacket (just in case)

Don’t worry! The tour operator’s vehicle will come to the nearest possible spot to pick you up. After booking, you will receive a voucher via email which contains a map with the pickup location.

Yes! On the page Yacht Charter & Boat Rental, you can see all the boats with which you can visit the nearby islands of Santorini! Please contact us for any advice or tour/cruise alteration you are interested in.

Of course, you are! The tours and cruises that offer free pickup/drop-off services will serve you wherever you stay. Please note your address on the checkout page to arrange your transfer. There are tours that set meeting points in central locations of most of Santorini’s villages.

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!

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

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