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Gramvoussa - Balos provided by CretanSpirit

Gramvoussa - Balos
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About
Discover one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece on a fantastic cruise to the most western part of Crete. Stop at the island of Gramvoussa, where you can see hundreds of birds and plant species. Go to the lagoon at Balos and swim. Discover an extraordinary geological phenomenon Sail to the "Pirates' Island" of Gramvoussa Swim in the lagoon at Balos Disembark on the island of Gramvousa, with its Venetian castle. Also known as "Pirates' Island," Gramvousa used to be a hiding place for rebels. The broader area of Gramvousa forms one of the most significant hydro-biotopes of the eastern Mediterranean. Here, you can encounter over 100 bird and 400 plant species.Enjoy plenty of free time to swim at a gorgeous beach. Admire the wonderful colors and take a few photos of the famous shipwreck. Continue your cruise to the lagoon of Balos and discover one of the loveliest sites in Greece. Get a breathtaking view of the lagoon, before the return journey to the meeting point.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 16h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, English, French
Know before you go
  • Duration: 16h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, English, French
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 101383P10
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live English tour guide
  • Transportation by reliable boat • Experienced drivers
  • Entry/Admission - Gramvousa Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Balos Lagoon
Exclusions
  • Boat ticket (€16 children 4 to 12 y.o. 8€ ) • Municipality fee (€1)
Duration
16h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Every Monday in English, German + Polish, every Friday in English, French + Russian
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travellers
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live English tour guide
  • Transportation by reliable boat • Experienced drivers
  • Entry/Admission - Gramvousa Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Balos Lagoon
Exclusions
  • Boat ticket (€16 children 4 to 12 y.o. 8€ ) • Municipality fee (€1)
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
16h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Every Monday in English, German + Polish, every Friday in English, French + Russian
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 17 Jun 2020
A note from Gramvoussa - Balos
According to the proposals of the Greek Health Ministry we are following the rules! Hygiene is a priority and extra cleaning measures are available. At activities social distancing is maintained. All travelers are required to bring their own protective equipment and are prepared to use it
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

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Julia
Freinsheim, Germany1 contribution
Sehr schön
Ich bin mit meinem Freund durch das Hotel über den Reiseort aufmerksam geworden. Es ist ein wirklich schönes Ausflugsziel, allerdings ist man sehr lange auf Achse. Essen auf dem Schiff war auch gut gewesen.
Leider war auf dem Schiff zu viel los gewesen. Aber sonst war alles top gewesen.
Written 16 August 2021
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: CretanSpirit
Peeps1974
Peeps1974
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Boat trip
Went there on a boat sea was a little rough, spinalonga was interesting not alot said about what happened during WW
V1819PTclaudiam
V1819PTclaudiam
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great experience
Very beautiful landscape , places full of history, guide tour in English, the guide very professional a
Tania L
Tania L
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TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE (Balos and Gramvousa tour)
I did the Gramvousa and Balos tour with my family on may 31st and we had a terrible and stressful experience. We w
Ciu B
Ciu B
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Suggestive and beautiful
My boyfriend and I were looking for a non-touristic experience, something out of the ordinary. And this was it. A t
Shingo K
Shingo K
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The caves of Father and Son
The experience in Dicteon cave is so irreplaceable that we must visit it when in Crete. That area including Cronos
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