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Stop the Boat!

We had planned to go on a boat trip organised through Tui, but when this was cancelled we visited... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Shackpilot
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
A very special experience

An incredible boat trip where you see some amazing parts of the island you otherwise cannot see... read more

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

I like Chania a lot but on a sweltering hot day it's nice to get out to sea and feel the breeze in your face, and the Fanourios boat trip is a really nice way to do this. There was a little bit of a delay setting off but that's to be expected with boats and the sea, we didn't mind as it gave us a chance to go and buy a few things for the trip. The staff were very chilled out and friendly and asked us what kind of things we wanted to see. Vasily in particular was a great guide and had lots of stories to keep us entertained as we set off for the islands. As promised, we got to see the wreck of an old German plane and do some snorkelling with lots of fish. Sadly no goats or turtles this time though.

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Kyriaki G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Chania Glass Bottom Boat Trips - Fanourios Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you very much , we would delighted to see you again !!
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We went for an hour trip to the island of Lazaretta. The crew of the boat was well informed about the local history and provided us with lots of info&tips about the old town of Khania. As soon as we reached the island we were amazed by the turquoise waters, they were so clear that we didn't even needed the glass bottom to see the fish. The guys provided us snorkeling equipment to make our dive even more majestic. After a while we came back for a tour in the harbour where we had a chance to take some closeups with the lighthouse and had a mini-history lesson about all the things that happened in the area in the past 5+thousands years. Could not recommend more. We will be back for sure.

All the best,
Bill, Amy & Claire. xx

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Returned for a boat trip with the crew of Fanourios. As always, all staff were helpful and informative about the local features and history. Vasily will go into the water and try and entice the fish for you to see. He also showed some the others small creatures from the bottom. We have been on both tours and would recommend either. The longer one giving you the option is seeing very close up a piece of history from the war of a sunken war plane, a fabulous experience. The smaller size of the boat does allow for a some what more personal experience. On a final note, we shall hope to return soon for another great trip.

Thank LynnNicol
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Kyriaki G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Chania Glass Bottom Boat Trips - Fanourios Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you very much,we hope to see you again
I wish you the best
Kind regards kiki

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The staff were friendly, helpful and informative. We were given a good discount as a family. The water was clear, full of fish and great for snorkelling. We took our own snorkel gear, though they do Also provide masks. This review is based on a one hour trip to leper Island.

Thank DeniseS2830
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Kyriaki G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Chania Glass Bottom Boat Trips - Fanourios Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you very much!!!
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We had planned to go on a boat trip organised through Tui, but when this was cancelled we visited Chania Harbour and thought we may go on one of the many boat trips on offer. As we wandered around, we were given a leaflet by a lady from the Fanourious Boat Trips. We had a walk around and a drink and decided to go back for the 1 hour trip leaving at 12.30. As we got back to the stand at 12.25, the boat had already left and was halfway out of the harbour. We said we thought it left at 12.30 and another lady, who turned out to be the owner said no problem, rang up the boats skipper and got the boat to come back in for us - we were amazed.
The 1 hour trip took us out of the harbour and across to the Lazareto Island which was a 10 minutes motor away, where we dropped anchor for 20 minutes or so. We hadn't expected much from the trip but found both the skipper and his mate ( who was also the diver) very pleasant and informative on the local area. The water was lovely and clear, ideal for swimming and 3 people did go in the water. It was fun to watch the diver going under the boat and appearing under the glass bottom and feeding the fish.
On our return, the boat took us around the harbour and it was nice to see the city from a different perspective. For 10 euros per person it was pleasant way to spend an hour.
We are glad they stopped the boat!

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Kyriaki G, Owner at Chania Glass Bottom Boat Trips - Fanourios Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you very much!!
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