Santorini Volcano Sunset Cruise

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  • Day Trip
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  • 6 hr

Sail across Santorini’s beautiful ‘caldera’ (flooded crater) and visit the islands of Nea Kameni and Thirasia on this 6-hour cruise. Board a sightseeing boat from the old port, and admire Santorini’s cliffs and as you cruise to Nea Kameni. Enjoy free time to walk around its volcanic crater & swim in the warm springs. Have dinner on board and enjoy the sunset on board.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Let's Book Travel

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Santorini Volcano

The excursion starts from the picturesque old port. It is only accessible by cable car which is the most common way as it takes 3 minutes to go down, 587 steps on foot or for those who love adventure, the local donkeys. You should pay 6€ per way either for the cable car ticket or to ride the donkeys. You will be surprised with the steep slopes and in the end the tiny port will appear under these huge rocks and the cave houses that seem to dangle on the cliff. The guide of your excursion will be waiting for you, to give you all the information and to orientate you on the boat. Our first destination will be the famous volcano of Santorini! After 20 minutes, we will reach Nea Kameni’s jetty. Should you are interested to be guided at the volcano, you should pay 5 euro/ per person entrance fee. Then, you will walk to the volcano’s ridge with your guide and he is going to explain everything about the history and the geology of the volcano. You will stay at the volcanic island for 1.5hr

Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Stop At: Palea Kameni

Next stop will be the island of Palea Kameni where the famous hot springs are located. A place that is popular for its thermal waters. We stop there for 30 min at a distance of 30 meters from the shallow waters of Agios Nicholaos’ beach. Waters are mixed with mud and are 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. In order to reach Agios Nicholaos’ beach is essential to swim extremely well.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Thirassia

Sailing above the underwater craters from Palia Kameni to Thirasia Island, the boat will anchor close to the island in order to enjoy your dinner or snack. Our staff will prepare everything for you so as to relax and enjoy our Greek tasteful buffet while capturing amazing photos of the Aegean sea. The end of the excursion comes on sunset time. We set sail and the sun dives to the sea. 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 will turn into gold colour. Your trip in this sanctuary of romance is going to be in your memories and your hearts forever!

Duration: 2 hour
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