Cruise to Gramvousa Peninsula & Balos Lagoon from Heraklion, Greece
From the 1-st of May, 2023.
Discover the two small uninhabited islands off the coast of Gramvousa Peninsula as well as Balon Lagoon. Enjoy a magical boat trip through the westernmost point of Crete and admire the crystal clear waters of these places.
- Fantastic cruise from Kissamos port
- Swim in crystal-clear water of Balos Lagoon
- See the Venetian castle of Gramvousa
- Pick-up and drop-off at Hersonissos area
- Transportation by bus
- Boat ticket
Please note: We pick up and drop off the customers close to their hotel.
We will start collecting participants from pick-up points in the morning.
Depending on the place of your hotel/apartment the bus drive will differ.
Bus Drive to Kasteli Port: 3.5 hours(average)
There will be a short stop on the way for a restroom, toilet and snack for 20 minutes.
1st stop: Kasteli
The town of Kastelli at the western end of Crete.
That's where the boat sails from, to Gramvousa Peninsula and Balos lagoon.
Boat Trip: 1 hour
2nd stop: Gramvousa Peninsula 1 hour 30 minutes
After the cruise across western Cretan sea, the boat arrives at Gramvousa.Walk up to the castle on the hill and take photos of the breathtaking panoramic view and Balos lagoon. Enjoy some time to swim and sunbathe by the coast.
Boat Trip: 15 minutes
3d stop: Balos Lagoon 2 hours 30 minutes
After the cruise from Gramvousa, the boat will arrive at Balos lagoon.
Travelers will have plenty of time to enjoy swimming in the crystal clear waters of Balos, walk across the golden sand beach and explore the nature around.
Lunch: In the meantime, the restaurant of the boat will be open so clients can enjoy their meal any time between 12:00 and 17:00.
Boat Trip: 1 hour
Arrival by boat back at the port of Kasteli.
End of the tour Return to resorts:
Embarkation in the buses and drive back to the hotels where we gathered participants in the morning.
Depending on traffic and on the pick-up places of each one, the time of journey back to the hotel will differ.
Return Bus Drive to resorts: 3.5 hours(average)