Water activity

From Kissamos: Private Boat Cruise to Historic Pirate Island

Activity provider: Balos Lagoon Boat Trips

From Kissamos: Private Boat Cruise to Historic Pirate Island

Activity provider: Balos Lagoon Boat Trips

From US$ 666.63 per group up to 9

Cruise off the coast of Crete on a privately-chartered boat with an experienced captain. See beautiful Balos Lagoon and other sights, enjoy the water, and get a little bit of local history.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Greek, English
Private group


  • Visit an island once home to pirates and revolutionaries
  • Enjoy the natural beauty of Balos
  • Go swimming and/or snorkeling in the pristine waters off the coast of Crete
Full description
Enjoy the clear blue sea off the coast of Crete discover a bit of local history on this boat cruise from Kissamos. Visit Balos and admire the beauty of this protected nature reserve as well as the historic pirate island of Gramousa. Enter a historic castle that was once home to pirates and revolutionaries. See the site of a wrecked ship that became stranded in the area and sank back in 1968. Go for a refreshing swim or snorkel in the beautiful surroundings off the Cretan coast. The routes we follow depending on the weather and other factors. The primary objective is passenger safety, so we follow the routes based on the weather report and the Coast Guard instructions. We have designed these routes in order to see as much as possible sightseeing during the excursion. We want you to have fun and to offer you an experience that will be unforgettable. The starting point of our excursions is the port of Kissamos; just 10 miles from Balos.
  • Water, Beverages, Wine, Cretan Salad, Seasonal Fresh Fruits
  • Prices include VAT, Fuel, Insurance, Skipper, Snorkelling Equipment
  • Transportation (hotel pick-up available from some areas)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • Masks are optional for this activity

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July 12, 2022

Product ID: 405341