Private Tour to Balos Lagoon from Chania
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Private Tour to Balos Lagoon from Chania, Greece

7 hours

Visit Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa Peninsula Private tour with multi-lingual driver-escort. Explore off-road route with panoramic views. This premium safari road trip is an authentic experience to visit Balos Lagoon in privacy and comfort, since you don't have to schedule your entire day according to the departures of the ferryboats. Arriving at the heights above the magnificent Balos Lagoon you are receiving a lunch box before the hike down to this paradise beach begins.


  • A unique premium escape in North-Western Crete
  • An exciting adventure to visit Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa Peninsula
  • Swimming in crystal clear waters


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (Chania area)
  • Off road vehicle with multilingual escort-driver
  • Lunch packs and water
  • Liability Insurance and local taxes
Not included:
  • Towels and cost of sunbeds in Balos lagoon
  • Gratuities

Please note: The price is given for a private group of 1-4 people. For any additional person (up to 6) the price is 100 Euro per adult, 80 Euro per child (7-12 y.o). Don't forget your comfortable shoes, for example trekking shoes or sandals, camera, sun protection, etc. During spring and autumn, we advise you to bring a jacket. The trip is not recommended to people suffering from car sickness, having mobility or kinetic or back problems, pregnant women or for children younger than 7 years old as we don't provide baby seats, or people taller than 195 cm or heavier than 130 kg. Alcohol consumption is not allowed to minors under the age of 18 years old. We reserve the right to make minor changes in the program when considered necessary, for example, in case of unfavorable weather conditions. This can be done without any prior notice.

Your private escort-driver, with a comfortable off-road vehicle, will pick you up from the hotel and you will enjoy an interesting sightseeing tour of parts of North-Western Crete, listening to local stories and enjoying the panoramic views of the area. After Kissamos we will drive along on an off-road route at Gramvousa peninsula until we reach a specific spot at the top of Gramvousa peninsula, above Balos Lagoon where we will have to park the vehicle. From there your escort will direct you to follow a hike route about 20 to 40 minutes down to the mountainside until you reach Balos Lagoon. Find a cozy place on one of the white sandy beaches of Balos and spend 4 hours there discovering the area and swimming in the crystal clear waters of Balos. On the way back up to the parking lot and following the same hiking route of approximately 30 to 40 minutes approximately, you will have many opportunities for lifetime memorable panoramic photos of Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa Island from above! Your lunch packages will be provided by us, as well as a bottle of water, ready to take with you down to the beach. The day closes with a smooth ride through the North coast line of West Crete back to your hotel or villa or accommodation.

Cancellation Policy

Should the client wish to cancel, cancellation charges will be imposed. These are calculated from the day written notification is received by Uncharted Escapes or their agent as a percentage of the total tour price, as shown plus any surcharges, or the non-refundable deposit, whichever is greater:
15 and more days before departure retention of deposit
14-3 days before departure 50%
Less than 2 days before depature 100%
Emmanouil Malaxianakis
With GetExperience since 2023
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Meeting point

Chania, Greece

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