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Spinalonga island

Spinalonga island

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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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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.25
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$48.25

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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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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.16
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$100.16

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

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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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.17
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$86.17
Price varies by group size

The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area

The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area

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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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  • 8 hours
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$172.34
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$172.34

Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

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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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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.70
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$51.70

Crete Elounda and Spinalonga Island Cruise Day Trip

Crete Elounda and Spinalonga Island Cruise Day Trip

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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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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.68
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$74.68

Spinalonga - Agios Nikolaos From Heraklion

Spinalonga - Agios Nikolaos From Heraklion

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Visit the former leper colony and Venetian fortress on Spinalonga Island during this private tour. Sail to this rocky island, and explore the streets, houses, and ruined Venetian fortifications where lepers were confined from 1903 to 1957. Then, relax with a swim stop and barbecue lunch before cruising back to port. Return coach transport, the boat ride to Spinalonga, and select hotel pickup and drop-off in north-coast resorts included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.70
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$51.70

Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day Cruise

Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day Cruise

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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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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.40
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$49.40

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

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

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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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$680.39
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$723.82
$43.43 savings
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$680.39
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$723.82
$43.43 savings

Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete

Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete

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Say goodbye to the tourist trail and hello to a world of organic produce when you book this private door-to-door food tour of Crete’s less-visited interior. Your program is customizable, depending on date, but typically includes two winery visits, with tastings, a bakery stop for sweet treats and coffee, and a 3-course taverna lunch. Opt to explore an olive oil factory or cheese and herb shops instead of one winery.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.74
Price varies by group size
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$275.74
Price varies by group size

Full-Day Small-Group Tour in Crete

Full-Day Small-Group Tour in Crete

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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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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.17
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$86.17

Full-Day 4x4 Self-Drive Safari in Crete with Lunch

Full-Day 4x4 Self-Drive Safari in Crete with Lunch

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Perfect for adventurous travelers, this full day 4x4 Jeep Safari tour puts you behind the wheel of an all-terrain vehicle. Led by two expert guides, your group convoys from downtown Crete into the more rugged parts of the island, passing olive groves, traditional villages, and dramatic scenery. Have lunch in Kastelli, then go for an exhilarating off-road ride to Gournes Beach on the north coast before driving back to town.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.72
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$82.72

Land Rover Safari Minoan Route with driver and lunch

Land Rover Safari Minoan Route with driver and lunch

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Central Crete is home to ancient Minoan paths, plateaus, and caves, but without an off-road vehicle, it can be hard to explore the more remote parts. Take the stress out of transport planning and go on this Land Rover safari tour instead. Visit an ancient Roman aqueduct, the Aposelemis basin reservoir, Kastamonitsa village, Dikteon Cave—the birthplace of Zeus, Lassinthos Eco Park, and a local tavern for a delicious lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.25
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$102.25

Crete Mainland 4x4 Self-Drive Safari with Lunch in Kastelli

Crete Mainland 4x4 Self-Drive Safari with Lunch in Kastelli

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Climb inside a 4-seater, all-terrain vehicle, and drive in a convoy through the Cretan countryside on this full-day 4x4 safari. Trundle along sandy roads, passing by sleepy villages and stopping frequently to take in the sights and learn more about Crete. Visit Gonies village and revel in the mountain views, then devour a Greek lunch in Kastelli. Cap your tour with an off-road tide to Gournes Beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.72
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$82.72

Safari V.I.P. Tour to Agiofarago and Matala with Lunch

Safari V.I.P. Tour to Agiofarago and Matala with Lunch

A journey into the wild and captivating side of Crete. Agiofarago and Matala are located in the south of the prefecture of Heraklion. The contrast between the two, makes our tour special. On one side the quiet, spiritual Agiofarago with its wild beauty and on the other, the noisy Matala with their hippie style!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$213.70
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$213.70

Safari V.I.P. Full-Day Crete Krousonas-Psiloritis pickup from Heraklion

Safari V.I.P. Full-Day Crete Krousonas-Psiloritis pickup from Heraklion

Explore the rugged and wild side of Crete on this full-day adventure tour. You will travel comfortably in a luxury car into the mountain range. By going on an organised tour, you won’t have to worry about getting lost in unmarked rural areas and an experienced driver drives with confidence on the mountain roads. Psiloritis has been a UNESCO-recognized Geopark since 2001. Within its boundaries, you can see faults, fossils, caves, gorges, and plateaus, which host many endemic species of the island and have shaped the culture of the locals.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$186.13
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$186.13

Agiofarago-Matala Safari Tour

Agiofarago-Matala Safari Tour

A journey into the wild and captivating side of Crete. Agiofarago and Matala are located in the south of the prefecture of Heraklion. The contrast between the two, makes our tour special. On one side the quiet, spiritual Agiofarago with its wild beauty and on the other, the noisy Matala with their hippie style! Highlights • The 2000-year-old olive tree, Goumenospilio (the cave of the monks), and Vourvoulitis (the hidden lake), in Agiofarago. • The Roman tombs in Matala. • The natural cave on the north side of Matala Beach, from the top of which, the adventurous could dive. Minimum number of participants, 4 persons What to bring • Camera • Sun Screen • Hat – sun glasses • Swimming suit - towel
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  • 8 hours
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$274.59
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$274.59

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What people are saying about Safaris in Heraklion

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Spinalonga island
"The visit to the island brought the history of the leper colony to life. We were sorry not to spend longer there."..."
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Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.
"Our tour guide Eddie was great. He really made it a memorable experience. Definitely felt like we got to see the real side if rural Crete."..."
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Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch
"mariano’s was very knowledgeable and was a excellent guide it was nice to get out and experience the real crete a must if you ever come to heraklion"..."
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The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area
"Great excursion. Pierre was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly and made the whole day very memorable. Highly recommend"..."
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Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace
"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."..."
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Spinalonga - Agios Nikolaos From Heraklion
"I loved the whole day, so nice, wel done, the BBQ too!. Spinalonga, very, very interesting, you have to listen to the story of this island, super profesional lady. You have free time to walk around of Island, back to the boat. Beautiful vieuws over the sea!. Higly recommended."..."
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Mythical Escape: Cave of Zeus & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau
"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."..."
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Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete
"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."..."
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Full-Day Small-Group Tour in Crete
"Very enjoyable and great to see what life is like in crete away from the coast. Some amazing views along the trip and the guides were very good."..."
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Crete Mainland 4x4 Self-Drive Safari with Lunch in Kastelli
"the barbecue lunch is great, crispy chicken. Tour guide is nice."..."

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