Cruise to Gramvousa Peninsula & Balos Lagoon

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From $63.30

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Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: Heraklion, Heraklion

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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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. Walk across the white sand shore and find yourself enjoying the sun in one of the most beautiful beaches.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

All Fees and Taxes

Boat Tickets

Entry fee to Gramvousa-Balos

Liability Insurance Coverage by ALLIANZ for our tour participants

Professional Driver

Tour Guide

What's Not Included

Food / Drinks

Umbrellas / Sunbeds

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • ATTENTION: Passengers must demonstrate vaccination or disease certificates or rapid tests within the last forty-eight (48) hours. Participants are required to bring and wear face-masks.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

We will start collecting participants from pick-up points in the morning.
Depending on the place of your hotel/apartment the bus ride to Kissamos will differ.

• Admission Ticket Free

Enjoy a bus trip of 4-4.5 hours (depending on the starting point) through Heraklion, Rethymnon and Chania Region.
We will make a stop before the city of Rethymnon in order to get some rest and enjoy a coffee or breakfast. The stop will last for about 20' and then we will depart.
After almost a 4 hour bus drive we will arrive at the port of Kissamos where the boat will depart for our Cruise.

5 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Gramvousa Fortress
The boat trip will last for about 1 hour.
As soon as we disembark the boat, all participants have 1.5 hours to enjoy their free time, walk up to the Venetian Castle on the hill, take photos of the breathtaking view of Balos lagoon and then enjoy swimming in the crystal clear waters.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Balos Lagoon
Boat Trip to Balos: 15 minutes
Participants will find themselves in the crystal clear waters of Balos where they will stay for about 2.5 hours.
In the meantime the restaurant of the boat will be open to serve, so travellers can enjoy their lunch any time between 12:00 and 17:00.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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