Operates: Every Day.
Santorini One Day Trip (by Highspeed boat, Ex Heraklion port).
Visit the unique island of Santorini with the Volcano, the breathtaking views and swim in its crystal clear waters. Travel with the luxurious highspeed boat "Santorini Palace" of Minoan Lines and get to Santorini in less than two hours!
Georgioupolis (+ Kavros & Dramia), Gerani, Rethymnon city, Perivolia, Missiria, Platanes (Known as Platanias), Adelianos Kampos, Pigianos Kampos, Skaleta, Panormos, Bali. [on the next step of the booking, you can see specific pick-up points & times]
Every day: English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian. Monday: Czech. Sunday: Romanian. Upon request: Dutch, Hungarian (min 10 pax).
Pick-up service at or near your hotel & return, Boat tickets (High Speed boat), Santorini guided tour.
Extra Fees (not included in the price)
Extras payable on the spot: Meals & Drinks, Excursion to the Volcano (optional)
Extras payable on our website: Upgrade to VIP class on the boat [Spacious, comfortable, leather chairs, in less crowded deck] (optional)
Boat trip, Swimming, Sightseeing in Oia, Fira.
North of Crete.
10 hours approximately (from/to Heraklion port).
Santorini is a volcanic island in the Cyclades group of the Greek islands. It is located between Ios and Anafi islands. It is famous for dramatic views, stunning sunsets from Oia town, the strange white aubergine (eggplant) and off course Fava, the town of Fira, Oia and naturally its very own active volcano. The wine lovers will find the island also fasinating, having 13 official wineries. There are naturally fantastic beaches such as the beach of Perissa, maybe the best beach in Santorini, the black pebble beach of Kamari, white beach and red beach.
Adults: Over 10 years old (Full fare)
Children: 4-9 years old (50% discount)
Infants: 0-3 years old (Free of charge)
Booking Guiding Lines:
► Please leave in booking comments box what language group you prefer to be in
► If your are booking a child or an infant, leave in comments box the dates of birth
► The displayed cost of any extra services, is the total for all participating passengers
This excursion includes in its price: Your transfer r/t from your hotel to the port of Heraklion (except participants from Heraklion City, that meet us directly to the boat at the port), the cost of the cruise with all land arrangements on the island of Santorini. The Adult Fare is applied to passengers from any age above 10 years old. The Child Fare applies to children between 4 and 9 years old (50% discount) and the Infant Fare to any child under 4 years old (Free of Charge).
Just to help you see which pick-up suits best, here's a table of hotel accommodations and their nearest pick-up's:
| Hotel Accommodation / Landmark
| BALI BCH, BALI STAR, GORGONA
| LISA MARI, XIDAS GARDEN
| ATALI, TALEA, BALI PARADISE
| KASTELI, KIRKI, ILIANA, PANORMO BCH
||Panormo Bus-Stop (at Panormo School)
| CLUB MARINE PLC
||Club Marine Plc
| CRETA MARINE, CRETA PANORAMA
||Creta Marine N.R.
| ROYAL BLUE
||Royal Blue (in front of Htl)
| RETHYMNO MARE/ROYAL, SCALETA, BEGGETI BAY
||Scaleta Bus Stop
| DANAOS, DEDALOS, RATHAMANTHUS, KRINI, GOLDEN SAND
| ALKYON, AMNISSOS, GOLDEN BEACH, PALLADION, KATHRIN BCH, GEORGIANA, WHITE PALACE
||White Palcace (Main road - Bus Stop)
| RITHYMNA, ORION, GOLDEN SUN (RETHYMNO SUNSET)
|PLATANES (or Platanias)
| MINOS MARE/ ROYAL, CRETA RESIDENCE, APOLLO, STELLA
||Gas Station BP in Platanias
| CRETA PLC
||Creta Plc (Main street)
| DIMITRIOS, PEARL BCH, RETHYMNO BAY, ARISTEA, HYPERION
| PORTO, KRITI, BIO
| MARINA (PORT ENTRANCE)
| BRASCOS, JO-AN PLC
||Antonakis Bus Stop
|GEORGIOUPOLIS (including areas: KAVROS & DRAMIA)
| ALL HOTELS INSIDE GEORGIOUPOLIS
||Georgioupoli (Bus Stop)
| PILOT, MARE MONDE
| HAPPY DAYS, MYTHOS PLC, VANTARIS PLC/B, DELFINA, ELIROS
||Kavros Bus Stop
LET US HELP! Please don't hesitate to contact us, in order to help you out choose the best pick-up that suits you best!
ABOUT THE VESSEL
"Santorini Palace" of Minoan Lines (Ex Highspeed 7), the fastest passenger - vehicle catamaran in Europe, reaching speeds up to 42 knots, will be operating the Heraklion - Santorini - Paros - Mykonos route following its complete overhaul.
The project was completed at FINCANTIERI ATSM Yard in Trieste, Italy, following an international tender. The navigation and safety systems have been completely overhauled and upgraded with state-of-the art equipment. Two passenger decks and the bridge have been constructed from the beginning. in addition, ta large part of the existing garage on the mezzanine deck was converted to passenger accommodation space. Guests can enjoy the services given by the 5 new bars with contemporary design installed on board as well as relax at the external deck now protected by a modern wind screen. "Santorini Palace" is now not only the fastest but also the most luxurious passenger - vehicle vessel currently operating in the Greek coastal services.
"Santorini Palace" of Minoan Lines (Ex Highspeed 7) will begin its route on Sunday April 15th through October 20th 2018.
► Type of vessel: Highspeed Ro-Ro & Passenger Catamaran
► Year of build: 2005 - Reconstruction 2016
► Country of build: Australia / Italy
► Length: 85 m.
► Width: 21,2 m.
► Speed: 42 knots
► Engines: 4 x 7200 KW / CATERPILLAR
► Passengers: 1160
► Vehicles: 105
► Crew: 26
► We do return money in case of bad weather (when the excursion is cancelled by the organizer tour operator).
► IMPORTANT: You need to be at least 10 minutes prior to your pick-up time at your pick-up point. Participants from Heraklion need to be at the boat at least 30' prior to departure.
For further information or bookings please call at telephone No. (+30) 2810 341560
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ONE DAY SANTORINI PROGRAM
09.40 Departure from Heraklion with the fast and luxurious Highspeed 7.
11.40 Arrival in Santorini at the port of Athinios.
EXCURSION OIA - FIRA - PERISSA
The buses depart from Athinios escorted by guides who will provide information concerning the island and its history. Visit to:
12:10 OIA. Free time to admire the old neo-classical manors, as well as the houses carved on the rock, the manmade eyries that seem to hang on the edge of the precipice. Oia is the most graphic village of the island with a fantastic view, narrow streets and marvellous mansions.
14:40 FIRA. Free time to visit the capital, go for shopping or enjoy your drink with a bird's eye view over Caldera.
15.50 PERISSA. Depart for a swim at the beach of Perissa.
17.45 Departure from Santorini heading to Crete.
19.30 Arrival at Heraklion.