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Athens: Boat Tour to Agistri, Aegina with Moni Swimming Stop

1. Athens: Boat Tour to Agistri, Aegina with Moni Swimming Stop

Discover the Saronic Sea on a wooden sailing boat with this tour from Piraeus. Sip on welcome drinks and snack on pastries on the way to the islands of Agistri and Aegina. Go for a refreshing dip in Moni or Metopi. Savor an authentic Greek lunch paired with traditional wine and beer.   Begin the excursion at Marina Zeas. The first stop of the cruise is the island of Agistri, surrounded by vibrant blue waters and clothed in pine trees. Here you can connect with the lush nature and feel the presence of ancient Greeks and deities while swimming and relaxing on the fine hot sand of the long flax-golden beach between Megalochori and Skala. Adventure lovers can join the optional bike tour between Melalochori and Chalikiada Beach. From there, move onto the island of Moni or Nisis Metopi (depending on the weather). While here, you will be served a delicious traditional Greek lunch, accompanied by traditional wine, beer, soft drinks, and coffee.  After finishing your feast, have the chance to jump off the boat, snorkel, swim around the boat, or swim to the island. This gorgeous and unique island has no inhabitants but is populated with law-protected deer, wild goats, rabbits, and peacocks. Make a final journey toward ards the beautiful island of Aegina. Aegina is famous for its white stone houses, flowery backyards, pistachios, red volcanic landscape, sensational food, the temple of Apollo, and the temple of Aphaia. Here, enjoy the island's crystal-clear water and sandy beaches, while exploring the breathtaking waterfront and traditional Greek cuisine. Sail back to the port of Marina Zeas while enjoying the ambiance of select and chill music, coffee, and drinks. 

Athens: Full-Day Island Hopping Cruise with Lunch

2. Athens: Full-Day Island Hopping Cruise with Lunch

Take a day to explore the islands of Athens on a wooden cruise boat. Admire Agistri Island's natural beauty and walk through small villages. Next, arrive at the Island of Moni and enjoy swimming and lunch. Last, explore Aegina, with a visit to two temples and time to explore. Arrive at the meeting point and experience a warm welcome on board with coffee, juice, and pastries. Head out to sea and relax on the sofas on the boat or sunbathe on the deck until arrival at Agistri Island. Drop anchor at one of Greece's little island paradises, Agistri Island. Gaze at the amazing cliffs and hills covered with pine trees, swim in the emerald waters, and stroll through the traditional alleys of the small villages. Next, find yourself on the protected island of Moni, a small nature park with peacocks and deer as the only inhabitants. Enjoy lunch on the beach of Moni paired with Greek wine, beer, and soft drinks. Relax in the sun, swim, and snorkel in the turquoise water to admire the underwater world. The historical island of Aegina is the final stop. Admire this picturesque port and learn of the pistachio production that the island is famous for. Explore at your own pace and visit the Temple of Apollo and the Temple of Athena Aphaia before heading back to shore.

Athens: Sailing Cruise along the Coast

3. Athens: Sailing Cruise along the Coast

Sail along the Athenian Coast and experience its beauty on a sailboat cruise. Dive into the sparkling clear waters for a swim or snorkel, and soak in panoramic views before savoring some Greek food and wine on the vessel. Meet your experienced crew and hop on the sailboat for a heart-filling experience sailing in the Saronic Gulf. Upon leaving the port, head towards Vouliagmeni Bay, past the Athenian Riviera, for your first swim stop. Next, continue to your second swim stop located off the coast. There you will be served a selection of Greek appetizers and some local wine or refreshments. Learn the basics of sailing from your skipper or just sit and relax in the sun. Explore some hidden coves and drop an anchor in beautiful secluded bays where you will be able to enjoy a swim using the onboard snorkels, flippers, and goggles. If swimming is not your thing, then grab a fishing rod and try your luck with fishing. In the meantime, you will be served some authentic Greek tapas and quality Greek wine before making your way back to the base for your return. 

Athens Riviera: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Free Wine

4. Athens Riviera: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Free Wine

Sit on the deck of a comfortable sailing yacht and enjoy an evening sunset cruise around the Attica Coast, listening to chilled music while sipping wine. Hop on board a modern sailboat, meet the local skipper and be taken away on a memorable experience, sailing the Saronic Gulf during the most beautiful time of day. The captain sets sail every day at 4:00 PM. Cruise the coast of the Athenian Riviera, while you take-in stunning views. Experience sailing the sea just by the power of the wind. Let your crew look after you and enjoy a glass of wine (or another refreshment) at no cost. Learn the basics of sailing alongside your skipper or just sit and relax watching a gorgeous sunset. Ride the waves and explore the view of Athens from the sea. In the meantime, indulge in some authentic Greek meze (tapas) and high-quality Greek wine before making your return. 

Athens: Private Cruise of Athens Riviera & Saronic Islands

5. Athens: Private Cruise of Athens Riviera & Saronic Islands

Enjoy a day on a luxurious yacht in the Saronic Gulf and see the sunset on-board. The trip to your destination will take 1.5-hours and will give you the opportunity to see the Athens coastline of Aegina Island along with 2 to 3 swimming stops. Your destination will be Aegina Island and specifically, the islet of Moni with its crystal blue waters. There, you will be able to enjoy sea games such as paddle boarding, snorkeling and certified divers will also be able to dive.  On the boat, have time to relax with music, drinks and Greek snacks (meze). In addition, have the opportunity to learn about the history of the places you visit with narrative stories. 

Athens: Sea Kayaking Adventure on the South/East Coast

6. Athens: Sea Kayaking Adventure on the South/East Coast

Discover the beaches of Attica along the Athens Coast on a fun kayaking adventure. Learn the basics of how to paddle, and take some time to relax and snack along the way. Enjoy fun for the whole family as you set out in your sea kayak for some easy kayaking. Explore the coast along Athens and enjoy the scenery from the crystalline waters of the Aegean. Before beginning, your instructor will give you a short lesson on the beach so you feel prepared on the sea. There will be breaks and snacks along the way.

Athens Riviera: Private Luxury Sailing Cruise with Lunch

7. Athens Riviera: Private Luxury Sailing Cruise with Lunch

On this luxury sailing yacht, you will discover the most beautiful bays of the Athenian Riviera, while travelling with comfort. There will be a 3 person crew (skipper, stewardess, and cook) always available to serve you and you will also have the opportunity to choose from 3 different menus for your meal on the boat. Light lunch: Special club sandwiches with chips potatoes, wine, soft drinks, water, coffee.Lunch: Greek salad, cheese pie, roll chicken with potatoes, seasonal fruits, desert, wine, soft drinks, water, coffee.Seafood lunch: Greek salad, grilled octopus, grilled shrimps with sauce, grilled fish, seasonal fruits, desert, wine, soft drinks, water, and coffee.You will be welcomed by the crew with coffee and pastries. The captain will tell you about the program, the spots that you will visit on the tour, and the security measures. Then, you'll set sail! Feel the sea breeze and relax in the outdoor lounge or on the deck and even get a quick sailing lesson from your captain. After a while, you will reach the first bay where you will throw out the anchor and dive in crystal clear waters of the Saronic Gulf. You will be provided with snorkeling equipment so you can explore the seabed. After enjoying your swim, continue to the second spot, enjoying sunbathing and a refreshing drink on the way. The crew will start to prepare the meal that you have selected while you enjoy your swim. Then, enjoy your lunch on board before returning to your starting location.

From Athens: Full-Day Boat Trip to Aegina Island with Lunch

8. From Athens: Full-Day Boat Trip to Aegina Island with Lunch

Make the most of a day in Athens with this full-day excursion on board a modern sailing yacht. You will leave Athens from the Marina Flisvos port at 10:00 AM and sail south towards the coasts of Aegina. During the first 2-hours of sailing, you can soak in the sun, have a drink and get ready for some swimming at one of the carefully-selected swimming spots. Your captain is very experienced in finding the best spots for swimming, where you will also be served lunch. You will stop for 2-hours and taste some amazingly fresh local delicacies with a glass of wine or a soft drink. After your 2-hour stop, you will take the boat into one of the accessible harbors of Aegina. The selected ports of call can be either Agia Marina in North-East Aegina or Souvala at North Aegina, depending on the weather conditions. On arrival, you will have 2 hours of free time to explore the island on your own. During this time you can choose to visit the breathtaking temple of Aphaia, or just sit in a café after a stroll to enjoy the views. The boat will leave the port at 5:00 PM to return to Athens by 7:00 PM at the latest.

Private Yacht Cruise on the Athens Riviera

9. Private Yacht Cruise on the Athens Riviera

Are you ready for a private yacht cruise in Athens Riviera on a luxurious yacht? If the answer is "yes", get on board and relax under the blue sky and the Greek sun on a luxurious yacht. This private cruise is available for up to 22 people, and is ideal to share with family and friends. Enjoy a unique private cruise during sailing southwards parallel to the Athenian Riviera. There are two swimming stops where you can splash in crystal waters and around islets such as Fleves and Hydrousa. There is snorkeling and paddle board equipment on board for you use.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the history of the area from the crew as you enjoy delicious Greek meze snacks and watch the sun set. This 5-hour cruise starts at 9:00 am from Marina Alimos, close to central Athens.

From Athens: Epidaurus and Aegina Day Tour and Cruise

10. From Athens: Epidaurus and Aegina Day Tour and Cruise

Ancient marvels one day cruise from Athens. Visit Epidaurus, snorkel & swim in the ancient sunken city, and enjoy Aegina. idyllic landscapes, great history, and incredible hospitality. Combine history, culture, and fun sea activities at the same time Enjoy the mesmerizing sights of Greece on a one-day cruise with Epidaurus Cruises. Experience a unique combination of Greek culture, history, and the endless blue sea. In this semi-private cruise, you will have the opportunity to visit the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus, a monument of world-class cultural importance, swim in the refreshing crystal waters and explore the Sunken City and its treasures, and wander around the city of Aegina. Along with beverages and homemade food, you will enjoy the Greek sun and sea, meet new people, and learn more about the great ancient Greek history. The boat sets sail at 9:00 am from Marina Zeas. During the trip, fruits and beverages will be served, as well as a selection of homemade food and snacks, made with local ingredients. You will be provided with snorkeling equipment and will have the opportunity to swim in the Saronic Gulf. Throughout the day, we will stop in Epidaurus, where you can visit the archaeological site of the Theater (optional tour) or see the Small Ancient Theater of Epidaurus. Then you can swim in the Sunken City of Epidaurus, among ancient historical findings. Later in the day, the boat will be in Aegina, where you will have the chance to walk around the city or swim on the nearby beaches.

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4.6 / 5

based on 129 reviews

The tour guides were amazing. The cook in the boat really did his job and the boat was safe and good facilitated. The captain was funny, for people who wants to enjoy the islands and other tourists, this tour is a great option.

we made great friends at the meeting point and on the boat. we were like a family. everyone was friendly the boat was old but it has character and the day was simply beautiful.

As a solo traveler this was so much fun. I met many amazing people from different places and the crew was absolutely fantastic and so professional.

Highlight of Greece all the crew were great hosts and the lunch was excellent

Amazing trip, would recommend and would love to do it again!