Booking for : Gramvousa Pirate Island and Balos Lagoon‼️ One Day Cruise | Departure from Rethymno

Gramvousa Pirate Island and Balos Lagoon‼️ One Day Cruise | Departure from Rethymno

Tour Details

Available from May 2020

Duration: 11 hours approximately

On the New road, the bus takes you west through the outskirts of Chania to the port of Kastelli. Here, a boat will take you to the small island gramvoussa with its imposing Venetian castle and breathtaking views. After 2 hours of stay the boat will take you to the lagoon of Balos. The fabulous clear water of the lagoon and the white coral sand makes an irresistible paradise for all guests.

Indicative Time-Table:

09:45                          Arrival at the port of Kissamos
10:30                          Departure for Gramvousa island
11:30                          Arrival at Gramvousa
13:30                          Departure from Gramvousa
13:45                          Arrival at Balos
16:30                          Departure from Balos
17:45                          Arrival at the port of Kissamos
19:30-20:30              Arrival at your Hotel / pick up point


Hotel pick-up and drop-off (Pick up mainly from hotels at  Georgioupoli, Kavros, Gerani, Rethymno, Missiria, Platanias, Adelianos Kampos, Sfakaki, Stavromenos, Panormo  is provided. If pick up from your hotel is not possible you will be picked up from the closest pick up point. In case you don’t know the closest pickup point, please contact us)

Transport by air-conditioned coach

Local Guide

Not included:

Food and Drinks

Personal expenses

Municipality fee (1€ per adult / children free of charge up to 18 years old) – Paid on the spot in cash

❌ Boat ticket (28€ per adult / 14€ children from 4 to 12 years old) – Paid on the spot in cash

Remember to bring‼️ Sun Cream (a lot!), Sunglasses and Hat, Long-Sleeved Shirt for Sensitive skin, Swim Suit and Beach Towel, Shoes for hiking to the Gramvousa Castle!

Cancellation Policy!!

For cancellations up to 2 days prior to departure date, no cancellation  fees

For cancellations 1 day prior to departure date, 100% cancellation fees

Non-Show, 100% cancellation fees

⚠️ Important Notes!!!

  1. Rubbish disposal apart from the designated areas is strictly prohibited.
  2. The travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the traveler.

Upon reservation, our partners will contact you in order to receive your Voucher which includes your pick-up point and time info. Please be aware that you will have to bring the Voucher with you during the trip.

For any further clarification, please feel free to contact us.

Why to choose this package!

  • 8th Best Beach in Europe (TripAdvisor)
  • Walk in the Romantic Lagoon of Balos
  • Swim in the Refreshing Cool Waters of Balos & Gramvousa Beach (2 Swim Stops!)
  • Explore the Pirate Castle of Gramvousa

Additional Info

  • Duration : 1 Day
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