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Cruise to Spinalonga & BBQ at Kolokytha From Agios Nikolaos

Cruise to Spinalonga & BBQ at Kolokytha From Agios Nikolaos

From US$ 24.71 per person

Take the boat to Spinalonga and enjoy a fun filled cruise in the sun with a barbecue meal prepared on the beach for you. Enjoy relaxing moments at the picturesque Kolokytha Bay and learn about the history off the historic island of Spinalonga.

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Duration 5.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a cruise from Agios Nikolaos town to Spinalonga and explore the former leper colony and the Venetian town
  • Swim in the turquoise waters and sunbathe on Kolokytha beach
  • Enjoy a delicious barbecue prepared on site by the boat crew
Full description
Enjoy a fun cruise in the Greek sun with a barbecue by the sea. Explore  Kolokytha Bay and the historical island of Spinalonga. Start your day boarding the boat at the pretty harbour of Agios Nikolaos. Cruise across the beautiful Bay of Mirabello before arriving at the legendary island of Spinalonga.  On Spinalonga island you will have an hour and a half to tour around and explore the Venetian fortifications and old homes of the victims of leprosy. Learn about the history and people who lived on the island during the first half of the 20th century from the printed guide that will be given to you free of charge. Later the boat takes you on the other side of the Kolokytha island and moors at the beach of the same name. Kolokytha is a beautiful bay with crystal-clear turquoise waters. Relax, swim and sunbathe while the boat crew prepares a hearty barbecue for you. Enjoy grilled pork chops, Greek salad, feta cheese, bread, wine and seasonal fruits. 
Includes
  • Cruise to Spinalonga and to Kolokytha beach
  • Delicious prepared barbecue with vegetarian option
  • Booklet guide with the story and pictures of Spinalonga island
  • Entry tickets to Spinalonga island, 8€ adults. 4€ for pensioners if you are an EU citizen, ID needed. Free for those under 25 only for EU citizens again, ID also needed
  • Hotel transfer
  • Towels
  • Beverages
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The tour operator's mooring point, at the port of Agios Nikolaos Town, Koundourou Street. (Please be there 30 minutes prior to departure).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • If you wish to have a vegetarian meal, please let the boat crew know at the time of boarding
  • Bring ID and voucher at least 30 minutes before departure for check in and boarding of the boat
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 /5

based on 183 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.1/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Safety
    4.3/5

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Great trip well organised with ample time ashore on Spinalonga. The cost of the entire trip led us not to expect too much from the barbecue but it was excellent. We now regard the trip as really great value for money. Our only criticism may be that there not many announcements on the boat in English. A bit of guessing was required.

September 19, 2022

Super fun day and great organisation. 1.5 hours to explore Spinalonga and afterwards a refreshing dip in the sea while they prepare the bbq. The beach was very busy, but we just sat on one of the rocks, which was fine. The bbq was also okay, just some clumsy food on a platter on your lap. The only downside I thought might be that you still had to buy tickets at Spinalonga. It would be nicer if these were already included in the price, so that you don't have to queue when you arrive on the island. Conclusion: the trip is really worth the money!

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September 1, 2022

Is really worth the money. Easy exchange of the GetYourGuide voucher at the small counter directly on the quay. Ship not overcrowded, punctual, nice on-board staff, all announcements in Greek, Dutch, Italian, English and something else, delicious food (chops, salad with sheep's cheese, bread, apple and drink)! 1.5 hours on Spinalonga (plenty enough), then over an hour for swimming/snorkeling in front of Kolokytha. However, it is advisable to be there 45 minutes earlier, because the buses arrive about 30 minutes before departure. And then the good places are gone.

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August 21, 2022

Product ID: 156111