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Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

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Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

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20
  • 9 hours
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Explore with a guided group, the monastery of Kera Kardiotissa and the Dikteon Cave followed by a visit to Psychro village to meet a potter in action. Enjoy the panoramic views from Seli Ambelou Lasithi Plateau and complete your tour to the Minoan Palace of Knossos where civilization history began 4000 years ago.
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* A traveler said: "Was very good expidrence. Guides were very knowligible and we saw a lot in One day. We saw Knossos, had pottery class,lunch in vilige was great."


Spinalonga island

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Spinalonga island

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  • 8 to 9 hours
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$50.10
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A day trip that combines relaxation and history gives you the chance to visit the highlights of the Northeast part of Crete, where the picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos with the magnificent lake can be found. Elounda, a small village on the shore of Mirabello bay with spectacular views, is where the boat begins the cruise heading to Spinalonga island, a small uninhabited island used during the history as a fortress and later on as a leper colony.
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* A traveler said: "Hello, I thinck Very very good excursions and guides... Its fantastics. Tank you vert mutch Virginie and Jacqueline"


Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch
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Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.46
Price varies by group size
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$89.46
Price varies by group size
Discover ancient Minoan history, Cretan farming culture, and magnificent island views on this full-day off-roading adventure from Heraklion. Travel in a rugged Land Rover along historic mountain trails, stopping along the way to visit the mythological Diction Cave, shepherds’ villages, the scenic Lassithi Plateau, and an eco park where traditional ways of life are still practiced. Replenish your energy with an included lunch and taste of ‘raki’ liqueur at a local tavern.
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* A traveler said: "What an incredible trip throughout Crete! It was amazing to visit some of the smaller Creten towns and receive such warm hospitality. The lunch with the group was excellent and I felt like we had a small family. Marinos was a great tour guide!"


Crete Elounda and Spinalonga Island Cruise Day Trip

Crete Elounda and Spinalonga Island Cruise Day Trip

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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.19
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$72.19
Visit Elounda and ride a boat to Spinalonga Island on this day trip.  Travel to Elounda and cruise to Spinalonga in Mirabello Bay, where a Venetian fortress and old village once housed a leper colony. Explore the ruins where lepers were confined, and enjoy a swim and barbecue lunch. After docking back at Elounda, drive to Agios Nikolaos’ to see its harbor and reputedly bottomless lake. Pickup and drop-off from selected hotels included.
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Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

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  • 8 hours
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$103.99
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Spend a full day exploring Crete with a local guide. Visit Psychro Cave, the birthplace of Zeus, and a platanus tree that is according to local legend, the oldest tree on the island. You’ll also tour the villages of Mochos and Krasi and enjoy a traditional Cretan lunch in a local restaurant.
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* A traveler said: "Eddie the guide was fantastic. Informative, amusing, extremely helpful and patient. Got to see some of the real crete."


Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete

Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete

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  • 7 hours
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$286.27
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$286.27
Price varies by group size
Private tours are ideal for immersing into Crete’s culture through the tasting of local dishes, as well as wines, sweets and cheese. • Trip to the countryside. • Acquaintance with local traditions and customs. • Tasting of natural products grown without any chemicals. • Visiting the best restaurants and pastry factories • Tasting dishes from traditional Greek food. Our program: - Pick-up from your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region (for other regions of the island extra charges may apply). - Visit to 2 wineries. - Tasting of Greek sweets and coffee in Cretan bakery. - Visit to cheese and herbs shops.* - Visit to the factory, where cold-pressed olive oil is produced.* - Lunch with 3-courses of traditional Greek cuisine at one of the most popular taverns of the island. *Available upon request, instead of 1 winery visit, depending on the date of the tour. According to your interests and wishes, some extra spots might be added/removed from the program.
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* A traveler said: "This was an excellent tour. Our guides were excel Liam’s very friendly. They took us to many great places--we visited specialty shops, 2 wineries, bakery and an Awesome Taberna for a huge lunch, it was a great day and I would have been very hard pressed to find all of these places without a guide. Highly recommend."


Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings

Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings

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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.92
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$178.92
Discover the culinary delights of Crete on a day tour from Heraklion that includes wine tasting, olive oil tasting, and learning about the island's terroir. Visit a boutique winery and family-owned olive oil producer to sample wine and oil with your group. You'll have lunch at a mezze restaurant and gain insight into a piece of Crete's culture from a guide.
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* A traveler said: "One of the best tours ever, Pierre was spot on and knew not only about wines but the history of Crete. Then he took us to this magnificent restaurant where the chef paired or wines with the dishes."


Mythical Escape: Cave of Zeus & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau

Mythical Escape: Cave of Zeus & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau

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  • 8 hours
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  • Taking safety measures
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$751.46
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Come with us on a journey along East Crete reveling in the endless luxuries of Lassithi Plateau that is basked in allure forests & fertile land dotted with iconic windmills. From the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle at your disposal, our knowledgeable local insider will ensure you experience the best of the whole itinerary. Discover quaint villages, local lifestyle, storied monuments, Byzantine Monasteries & Cretan art. Tuck into a culinary odyssey & savor genuine tastes loved by our legendary forefathers. It’s our job to hook you up with only the most authentic eateries. Amble in the footsteps of gods to the Cave of Zeus. Plunge into the mythical birthplace & sense the sanctity of this ancient site. When in Knossos Palace, luxuriate in the eternal magnificence of the Minoan ruins & frescoes. Succumb to the personalized service of a top history-archaeology guide & let us stimulate you with eclectic information by ensuring a stress-free pace in all archaeological areas.
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* A traveler said: "They were incredible! 11/10. Marilena was one of the best guides we have ever had. Dimitrios was a fantastic driver and very helpful. I really can’t stress how perfect they were. It was a great day and they both went out of their way to ensure we had a through and authentic experience."


Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day Cruise

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Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day Cruise

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  • 9 hours
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$46.16
$51.29
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$51.29
$5.13 savings
Follow the lead of this excursion on the way to Ierapetra by bus, accompanied by the morning sun. Soon after embarking in the boat, enjoy the trip in the Libyan sea on your way to Chrissi island where you will taste the natural beauty of a unique and protected by “Natura 2000” golden beach.
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The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area
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The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area

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14
  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.92
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$178.92
Taste the bounty of ancient Cretan vineyards and olive groves on a delicious, full-day wine tour from Heraklion. Travel with an oenophile and chef guide through the island’s fertile heartland, visit a winery for a vineyard tour and tastings of different varietals. Sample some of the Mediterranean's finest olive oil at a family domain, and indulge in a gourmet chef’s lunch at a local restaurant, complete with plenty of wine! Tour size is limited to 8 for a more personalized, small-group experience.
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* A traveler said: "Great guide who was really building the program around our interests. Very knowledgeable and really nice person. The selected wineries were great as well as the restaurant. It was an all around very nice day"


Crete Finikia and Giouchtas Mountains Horse Riding Tour with Lunch
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Crete Finikia and Giouchtas Mountains Horse Riding Tour with Lunch

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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.50
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$83.50
Explore the mountains of Finikia and Giouchtas on horseback on this riding trek. Climb onto a horse and ride up rugged slopes, enjoying the fresh air and scenery. Admire the panoramic views and refuel with refreshments at the mountaintop, and then return to the stables to enjoy a traditional lunch with house wine and say goodbye to the horses. Suitable for novice and experienced riders, with lunch and pickup and drop-off at selected hotels included.
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* A traveler said: "This was an amazing excursion. The horse ride was wonderful and the views were absolutely stunning. The food was fantastic and home cooked. The ranch was homey and the dogs and horses were so friendly. Our guide Aqib was wonderful. Gregory and Irene were phenomenal, friendly, and felt like family. Highly recommend. Wonderful wonderful people and tour."


Samaria Gorge Hike from Heraklion region

Samaria Gorge Hike from Heraklion region

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  • 8 hours
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$77.53
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A unique walk through the Samaria Gorge, the largest in Europe, with a length of about 18 kilometers, will allow you not only to admire the breathtaking views and the wildlife, but also to test yourself. Samaria Gorge is located in the heart of the majestic "White Mountains", south of Omalos plateau. Tourist route begins at an altitude of 1250 meters above sea level along the trail with wooden fences, laid down the mountainside. The narrowest and probably the most picturesque place called "Portes" - gates, where cliffs rise to a height of 500 meters, while the width of the river gorge at only 3-4 meters. 47 bridges cross the river Tarraios passing through the White Mountains and the valley. You will meet with the inhabitants of the reserve - wild goats Kri-Kri or see rare species of orchids. After 4-6 hours of walking, you will get out to the beautiful Agia Roumeli beach, where you can swim in its crystal waters and have lunch. The boat will take you back to the bus.
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* A traveler said: "I really enjoyed the experience. I mean, if you don't have a semi-decent to a solid set of core muscles, you are going to hate life and all of creation. But, I mean, it's no lazy stroll around the fish pond. The first near half of the hike is downhill and steep. Do not underestimate that steepness. I've hiked insane hikes in Gunnison National Park (Colorado, US) and others. This hike was its own adventure: for the muscles and soul. Pretty sure my guardian angel walked out on me after. It's all good; I'm sure another will take up the helm. I had Marcos from Orange Tours, and he was great. He's funny, light-hearted, and has more energy than he probably should. He's great. A tip, when your guide says, "I won't bore you with the history," but then says, "if you have questions, ask, or this is your time for the mic," that means they are leaving the floor open for you. I read someone complains about the lack of history . . . dude, Marcos went one-by-one asking people, answering people, and so forth. I mean, it really was personalized. The sack lunches were sweet, as trail mix and fruit will not cut it on this one. Also, refill along the trail. The water is cold, it is good, and you will need it."


CRETAquarium Entrance Ticket in Crete

CRETAquarium Entrance Ticket in Crete

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  • 1 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$7.16
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While on Crete, take time to explore the amazing underwater ecosystems of the Mediterranean with a visit to the shoreline CretΑquarium. Marvel at more than 2,000 sea creatures representing 200 different species like sting rays, jellyfish, sea turtles, and scorpionfish. Learn about the abundance of life found deep within the Cretan and Mediterranean sea beds, and support the aquarium's educational and wildlife rescue programs.
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Full-Day Small-Group Tour in Crete

Full-Day Small-Group Tour in Crete

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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.46
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$89.46
Safari Experts Crete jeep tours take you on an off road adventure in all its authenticity, giving you a taste of the Cretan traditional way of life and guide you through the best things you can do in Crete. We follow trails of history across rugged landscapes, where we’ll witness the island’s natural beauty and wildlife in all its splendor. We will travel back in time, experiencing the genuine hospitality of the locals, who will give you a taste of their everyday life, far away from our modern world. You will be able to experience yourselves how Cretan villages hold to the traditions while travelling through a gastronomic fairyland that traditional food in Crete has to offer you. After all that said there is only one question left. Are you ready for an unforgettable experience by the best Safari club in Crete.
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Jeep Safari 4x4 Crete real off road mountain tracks with Lunch from Hersonissos

Jeep Safari 4x4 Crete real off road mountain tracks with Lunch from Hersonissos

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.97
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$70.97
Explore the south of Crete in a Jeep. With your guide next to you, learn about the history of the island as you pass through rustic villages and rugged coastline. See 2000-year-old Roman aqueducts and verdant olive groves.
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Ecobike tour in historic Heraklion

Ecobike tour in historic Heraklion

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24
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.30
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$82.30
Hi there! I'm Alex, a native Cretan guy. I'm a bicycle enthusiast who totally loves Heraklion City. We will explore the city with my ecobikes (pedal free) and will lead you away from the crowds to lesser-known corners of the city. We’ll share some of our favorite places to eat, dance, and hang out. It will be a great way to start your visit or even explore the best monuments around! -If you looking for something unique -You are in the right place!!!
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* A traveler said: "Alex was a wonderful host and made sure we saw the best parts of historic Heraklion; just be careful of the Cretan Water at lunch!"


Full Day Samaria Gorge 10-Mile Walking Tour
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Full Day Samaria Gorge 10-Mile Walking Tour

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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.71
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$47.71
With its sheer walls and tight passageways, the Samaria Gorge is one of Crete’s most striking natural wonders. With this tour, all the logistics are taken care of so all you need do is complete the challenging 10-mile (18-kilometer) hike. Set off from Chania in early morning and arrive at the trailhead ahead of the crowds. After the guided hike, board a boat back to Chora Sfakion, then a bus back to Chania.
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* A traveler said: "Fantastic trip out! Hotel pick up. Masks worn on the bus which wasn’t too busy at all considering it’s August! When we got to the gorge it was a little busy mainly with Greek tourists not practicing social distancing. The trek is so long that eventually your displaced with other walkers and find yourself walking peacefully with no one around. Plenty of rest places and toilets on the way. Most people wearing trainers. It’s a well trodden trail and pathways wide enough to pass slower walkers where needed. The most arduous part I found was leaving the park and walking to the little tourist town by the beach. You can take a bus for €2 if you wish. Highly recommend this trip for the scenery. Warning your leg muscles will ache the next day!"


4x4 self drive adventure

4x4 self drive adventure

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.53
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$77.53
We operate in Crete since 1991 and co operate with the biggest tour operators. Thousands of people see authentic Crete island in a cabriolet 4x4.
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Crete Real Inland 4x4 Safari with Lunch from Chersonissos

Crete Real Inland 4x4 Safari with Lunch from Chersonissos

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.97
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$70.97
Go off the beaten track and explore the rural Lassithi Plateau on this adventurous jeep safari. Spend the day away from Crete’s busy resort towns in the north and head inland, visiting rustic mountain villages and driving through grand alpine vistas. Explore a Greek Orthodox monastery, see how olive oil is made in a local factory, and try some traditional Cretan cuisine, made with local ingredients, at a Lassithi taverna.
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* A traveler said: "We had a wonderful time exploring Crete and its deserts and remote areas. Our wonderful tour guide, Louise, was a pleasure to be around with. We were placed in a group of exclusively French tourist, but that did not hinder Louise from taking good care of us during the excursion. I also want to note that they did call us and offered us to reschedule to be in a German group, but we did not want to wait a day longer and were fine being with the French. So noboyis placed in a group where they fell uncomfortable or they don't understand the language. We got to see a lot of beautiful things and had a a great time exploring Crete. Louise was a great tour guide and made it fun to be around. It was a pleasure having her with us. We highly recommend this trip as we had a lot of fun and got to see awesome places in good company. Kudos to the team and the organisation."


Imbros Gorge Hiking Day Trip Including Traditional Cretan Snack
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Imbros Gorge Hiking Day Trip Including Traditional Cretan Snack

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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.64
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Embark on an easy 5-mile (8-km) guided hike through the Imbros Gorge on this full-day trekking tour of Crete. Marvel at Crete’s unique topography as you explore the rocky ravine in the shadows of the White Mountains and pass the mountain villages of Vrisses, Askifou and Imbros. After refueling with a typical Cretan lunch (own expense), pay a visit to the 14th-century Venetian castle of Frangokastello, then cool off with a swim in the Libyan Sea.
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* A traveler said: "Guide Mariana welcoming and generous with information, driver excellent. Great varied day at gorge and beach, loved it."


Sailing full day island DIA with lunch from Heraklion
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Sailing full day island DIA with lunch from Heraklion

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.35
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$107.35
The minibus picks you up outside your hotel and takes you to the port in Heraklion, where the boat leaves at 10 o'clock. During the trip to the Island Dia the captain will explain some of the history and secrets about the protected Island Dia. Reaching the Saint George bay it is time to walk to the little church or just enjoy the silence by snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing. Then it is time for lunch and to try the delight Cretan food that is prepared by the skipper. After lunch we sail of again to a second hided bay to relax and enjoy. Around 17 the boat slowly sails back to the port of Heraklion where you can see the city from a new point of view. In the port the minibus is waiting to bring you back to your hotel.
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* A traveler said: "Amazing sailing trip, the boat was beautiful and the skipper very attentive and super nice. Also the lunch was delicious and drinks were served frequently. I can only recommend to book this trip!!"


Try Scuba in Crete (For beginners)

Try Scuba in Crete (For beginners)

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9
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.99
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$103.99
The Try Scuba program is your introduction to the underwater world. It is a brief introductory course that teaches the basic dive theory, skills, and the use of diving equipment. You will learn about the basic of the scuba unit, how it works, how the diver uses it, physics of diving, equalization, underwater communication and describing the two skills that the diver will learn underwater( removing water from the mask and the regulator) and then we do one shore dive, maximum depth 9-10 meters for about 40-45 minutes underwater. Our professional instructors will be all the time with you You will have the opportunity to see a lot of micro life, sponges, corals, fishes, and a lot more. With a maximum of 3 persons per leader, we maximize the level of safety and pleasure to each diver.
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Jeep Safari 4x4 Eye of the Shepherd in Crete with Lunch from Chersonissos

Jeep Safari 4x4 Eye of the Shepherd in Crete with Lunch from Chersonissos

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10
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.97
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$70.97
You are the whole day, with your Eye Travel guide, inside the countryside of Crete. The roads are almost all off road, the chance to see the real inland of Crete! We drive through the mountains towards the grape yards of the wine areas, passing small villages, through a river bed, sheltered by bamboo, a lot of nature. Crossing the river where we may have some water flowing in the months April, May and again from half of September. One of the highlights is a visit of a cave. We stop in a very authentic mountain village, on the square next to the church, for a coffee. We continue our trip along several small villages, on dirt tracks and through the green nature and herbs, passing olive groves and grape fields. We stop for lunch in a very small mountain village with a spectacular beautiful view. After lunch we drive through a mountainous area. On the way down we see a magnificent view of the north coast of Crete. We end this interesting day with a swim in the refreshing sea. Join us!
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Hiking Walking Gorge in Crete with Lunch nearby Chersonissos

Hiking Walking Gorge in Crete with Lunch nearby Chersonissos

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  • 6 hours
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  • Taking safety measures
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Get a sense of adventure while in Crete by exploring the Aposelemis Gorge near Heraklion with a local guide. Wander down into the gorge, which is five miles (or 8 kilometers) deep and enjoy the natural splendor of the place, viewing birds of prey and other wildlife. At the end stop into a local tavern for a hearty lunch (included in price)
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