Excursion to Spinalonga, Agios Nikolaos, and Elounda
Driving along the North East coast through the gorge of St George, we reach the small fishing village of Elounda, the location of the BBC television series “Who pays the Ferryman”. Today Elounda is a popular holiday resort, often visited by VIPs for the luxurious beach resorts, situated in the area. There we will take the boat that will gets us to the small island of Spinalonga. After our guided tour of the island, we proceed to the small sandy pirate bay of Kolokitha, where the boat will be anchored. Here you have plenty of time for swimming at the crystal clear waters. We then take our bus for our last stop the picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos.Here you have time to look around do some shoping, visit the bottomless lake, and relax.
Highlights/What you will see!
• Spinalonga Island - Guided tour around the Venetian fortress
• Elounda village - A famous fishing village on the shores of Mirabello(Boat Departure)
• Kolokitha Bay (BBQ+Swimming)
• Agios Nikolaos - A picturesque town with a bottomless lake.
Approximately 10 hours.
Every Monday, Tuesday and Friday based on the language you prefer.
The time of departure from your hotel is according to its location and its sometime between 07:45 and 09:00a.m
Return Time back to your hotel is according to its location and its sometime between 18:00 and 19:00.
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Please click on the links below to download our latest brochure for 2019. We print them in 5 languages.
What is Included.
Air-conditioned bus with professional driver.
Professional guide during the excursion and on the island.
Boat tickets from Elounda to Spinalonga Island and BBQ on board.
The pick-up and drop off from your hotel is included in the price.
What is Excluded.
Spinalonga entrance fee (8.00€ per person)
(Please note that the above fees are NOT included in the price you will pay online - they are payable upon arrival to the island)
For reduced Spinalonga entrance tickets or free entrance please click here.
Drinks or beverages during the tour, besides one drink that is included with the BBQ lunch.
Anything that is not specified in the program as included
Excursion Schedule in Detail
07:45 - 09:00: Departure from your hotel pick up point.
09:40: 10 minutes stop for photographs - Drivers Choice
09:10: Arrival at Elounda
10:25: Boat departure to Spinalonga
10:55: Arrival at Spinalonga. 1 hour and 30 minutes stop and guided tour
12:30: Arrival at the bay of kolokitha. Swimming & BBQ
14:40: Boat departure back to Elounda
15:00: Arrival at Elounda / bus departure to Ag Nikolaos
15:30: Arrival at Agios Nikolaos.(One hour and 30 minutes stop)
18:00 - 19:00: Return time back to your hotel pick up point.
Children up to 4 years old are free. All children up to 18 years old must be accompanied by their legal guardians.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
Travelers that buy 2 Tours can have FREE OF CHARGE the Heraklion Market and City Tour.
Make sure you bring with you a good sun protection cream, a hat, swimsuit, a towel, a bottle of water and your good mood!
You will receive an email with your voucher and all details.
During the departure you will have to present either a printed copy of the voucher you will receive by email or just show it on your smartphone.
Please have with you a copy of your passport.
We accept cancellations as long as they are 7 day before departure. In such case the full amount will be refunded. Otherwise please see Terms and Conditions.
We reserve the right to cancel or alter the date or times or the schedule of the excursion at any moment.
If you wish further information about the excursion please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.