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Operates: Tue-Thu-Sat (Operating only in August 2020).  

Santorini One Day Trip (by Highspeed boat, Ex Rethymnon port).

 

Visit the unique island of Santorini with the Volcano, the breathtaking views and swim in its crystal clear waters.

Pick-up's from:
Kolymbari, Rapaniana, Tavronitis, Maleme, Gerani (Chania), Platanias (Chania), Agia Marina, Kato Stalos, Kalamaki, Kato Daratso, Agioi Apostoloi, Chrissi Akti,Chania City, Kalyves Apokoronou. [on the next step of the booking, you can see specific pick-up points & times]

Departing Port:  
Rethymnon.

Operating Days: 
Tuesday - Thursday - Saturday (Operating up to 5th September 2020)

Languages:
Every Operating Day: English, German, French, Polish, Russian. Every Saturday: +Czech. Every Tuesday & Saturday: +Hungarian.

* We need a minimum participation of 10 people in order to operate the tour in each language. In case, there are any changes or a cancellation our office will let you know until 5pm the day before the departure.

Tour includes:
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 / 16 Euros book & pay at the vessel's reception)
Extras payable on our website: Upgrade to Platinum* Seats class on the boat  [Comfortable, leather chairs, in less crowded deck] (optional)

* Platinum seats
The participants have the option of travelling in the luxurious Platinum Lounge with a limited number of seats on Champion Jet. A member of the crew will be available to their service during the whole trip and welcome them by offering a treat including a juice or coffee and a fresh sandwich. Additional charge: 45€ / person  (the additional price applies same for both adults and children. The infants are free)

Tour highlights:
Boat trip, Swimming, Sightseeing in Oia, Fira.

Direction:
North of Crete.

Duration:
12 hours approximately (from/to Rethymnon port).

 

Overview:
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.

Age Definition:
Adults: Over 10 years old  (Full fare)
Children: 4-10 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
IMPORTANT UPDATE: leave in the comments box, the following information per passenger, as it's been required by the Greek Law, applicable after July 30th, 2020 due to COVID-19 measurements: Full Names (Family & Given), Sex, Nationality, date of birth.
► The displayed cost of any extra services, is the total for all participating passengers

 

PRICING

This excursion includes in its price: Your transfer r/t from your hotel to the port of Rethymnon, 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  10 years old (50% discount) and the Infant Fare to any child under 4 years old (Free of Charge).

  

PICK-UP TABLE

Just to help you see which pick-up suits best, here's a table of hotel accommodations and their nearest pick-up's:

 

Kolymbari

Grand Bay Beach Resort

Statue (around corner, 20m to the right)

05.05

 

Avra Hotel

Avra Hotel // Synka S/M

 

Minothiana

Niriides

AB Food Market

 05.05

 

Chryssana, Colymbari Beach

Corner main road bridge

 

Rapaniana

Hotel Euphoria

Euphoria Market main road

 05.05

 

Selini Suites, Chrispy, Seaview Htl.

Selini Suites - Main road

 

 

Cavo Spada

Main road (church)

 

Kamisiana

Michalis App.

Corner main road

 05.05

 

Kastalia, San Nicolas

Kastalia - Main road

 

 

San Antonio, Katsikoulakis, Mari Helen

Corner main road (=across Zacharakis)

 

 

Adelais Hotel, Theros Hotel, Villa Rita

Corner main road (at sign “Adelais Hotel”)

 

Tavronitis / Ano Vouves

Lycasti App., Landhouse Elia

Pharmacy in center Tavronitis

05.10

 

Haridimos

Fisika shop

 

Maleme

Louis Creta Princess

Main road hotel

 05.10

 

Bella Pais, Maleme Mare, Castro

SYNKA supermarket

 

 

Futura

Main road hotel

 

Pyrgos Psilonerou

Dafni’s Villas

Main road

05.15

Kontomari

Solimar Aquamarine (=ex Aegean Pal.), Asterion

Main road Solimar Aquamarine (=ex Aegean Pal.)

 

 

Pardalakis

Main road hotel

 

Gerani

Silver Beach, Eanthia Village

At the bridge, Small Paradise Restaurant

 05.15

 

Caldera Creta Paradise/ Caldera Beach

Main road town-hall (Dimarcheio)

 

 

Venus Beach,

Bus-stop mainroad

 

Platanias

Apladas Beach / Sunprime , Geraniotis

Main road LIDL

05.20

 

Minoa Palace, Blue Sea Villa's

Minoa Palace - Main road

 

 

Santa Helena, Erato, Alkionides, Sunset Suites, Panos Beach, Platanias Mare

Santa Helena - Main road

 

 

Majestic Htl., Ideal Beach, Summertime, Indigo Mare Htl

Majestic Hotel - Main road

 

 

Platanias center, Blue Dome

Platanias square at ECO gas-station

 

 

Porto Platanias Villa Dora, Plaza Di Porto, Pelagus Apts, Menia Htl, Casa Di Porto

 Porto Platanias Beach - Main road

 

 

Oscar Suites, Sunrise Apts

Oscar Suites - Main road

 

Agia Marina

Thalassa Beach, Eva Suites, Caldera Village, Troulakis Beach

Thalassa Beach - Main road hotel

05.25

 

Haris Htl, Marina Sands, Odysseus

Haris Hotel - Main road

 

 

Canea Mare, Anna 2

Canea Mare - Main road hotel

 

 

Skala Apts, Alexandros Apts, Atrion, Manos Studios, Anna Apts., Popi Apts, Minos Village

Gasoline station SILK

05.30

 

Ilianthos Village

Main road hotel

 

 

Amalthia, Thodorou

Amalthia - Main road

 

 

Bella Vista, Chryssida, Eleftheria Htl, Alexandra Beach, Santa Marina Plaza, Alexandros House, Minerva Dore

Bus-stop across Alexandra Beach

 

 

Iolida, Elotis Suites, Minerva Beach

Iolida Bridge Restaurant - Main road

 

 

Santa Marina Beach

Main road hotel

 

 

Galini Seaview, Galini Beach, Eden

Galini Seaview - Main road bridge

 

Kato Stalos

CTS office, Anniko

CTS office

05.35

 

Creta Palm, Kato Stalos Mare

Creta Palm - Main road hotel

 

 

Evilion App, Alkyon Htl, Egli,  Orestis, Pavlakis, Pegasus Htl, Nectar Beach, Skinari Village

Maria’s Restaurant

 

 

Cretan Dream Royal, Top App.

 Cretan Dream Royal - Main road

 

Kalamaki (Kato) Galatas

Panorama Hotel

Main road hotel

05.40

 

Porto Kalamaki, Electra Hotel

Electra hotel - Main road

 

 

Balito, Seafalios, Corinna Mare

Pizzaria Nesaki mainroad

 

Glaros

Kalliston, Yakinthos, Ammos Apts

Kalliston - Main road hotel

05.45

Kato Daratso

Telchinia Hotel, Nireas Apts, Nontas Suites, Domes Noruz

Bakery main road Kato Daratso

 05.45

 

Sirios Village, Althea Village, Mediterranea App, Elia Htl, Veronica Htl., Zeus Village

Corner main road BMW

 

Agioi Apostoloi

Elea, Elotia Htl, Golden Bay, Talos, Karavanos, Ilias Apartments

SYNKA

 05.45

Chrissi Akti / Makris Tichos

Golden Beach, Stellina Village, Annais Summer Star,Elina

Pharmacy (=across  “Moderno Cafe”)

05.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kladisos

Frida

Bus-stop across Psillakis Gas-station

05.55

Chania Town

Porto Veneziano, Kydon, Kriti Htl., Filoxenia, Irida

“AGORA” = Municipal Market square

06.00

 

Amphora, Casa Delfino Suites, Casa Veneta, Dianna Apts, Lucia Htl, Narkissos, Palazzo Duca, Porto Del Colombo, Alcanea

ALPHA Bank (corner Halidon)

 

Chania/  Souda

 

Leoforos Soudas at busstop MAIX

06.05

Kalives

Kiani Beach

Corner main road

06.20

 

Kalives Beach,  Almyrida Resort, Apokoros Htl, All Hotels from Almyrida, Vamos and Gavalochori

Corner “Laundry” - Kalives

06.25


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

"Sifnos Jet" of Seajets Sea Lines is a luxury passenger-vehicle catamaran boat, reaching speeds up to 38 knots, operating the Rethymnon - Santorini route during summertime season. 

Technical characteristics:

► Type of vessel:  Highspeed Passenger Catamaran
► Year of build:  1999
► Country of build:  Australia
► Length:  52.40 m.
► Width:  13 m.
► Speed:  38 knots
► Passengers:  500
► Vehicles:  -

 

CANCELLATION

1. Customers who for any reason fail to participate in our excursions are obliged to inform us at least 24 hours in advance. Otherwise, no refund will be given. Cancelling at least 24 hours prior departure, 100% full refund!
2. VisitCrete.com reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour, due to adverse weather conditions or, insufficient passenger number or, force majeure.

 


 

IMPORTANT INFO

► 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.  

► COVID-19: All passengers required to wear masks at all times when in boats and busses or in indoor areas. All passengers should individually fill out the pre-boarding form, required by the Greek law and carry it with them at all times.

 


  

For further information or bookings please call at telephone No. (+30) 2810 341560

 


  

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Schedule

Tour Schedule

 

1. Boarding at the ports of Rethymno

At the port of departure, participants will present their voucher (given by the agency) at the SEAJETS kiosk in order to receive their tickets, a card referring to the right bus number in Santorini and a leaflet in their own language with information about the island and the tour.

 
 

2. Arrival in Santorini

The itinerary lasts for 2 hours and the vessel arrives at 10:40. At the port of Santorini, our guides (dressed in a SEAJETS uniform and holding signs with the bus numbers) will welcome the participants and escort them in the right buses.

 

3. First Stop: Oia

Then, the buses will leave for Oia. In the days of high traffic, the buses will follow a route by the sea on the east side of the island. Depending on the existing traffic in Oia and the timetable of the tour, the participants will stay for approximately 1½ hour. Later on, the bus will depart for the next stop, Fira.

 

4. Second Stop: Fira

On the way to the town of Fira, the participants will receive interesting information by their guide about the history and the geography of the island, while travelling through a large part of the island by road. At their arrival in Fira, they will spend 1 hour to enjoy the Cycladic view from the Caldera, the paved little alleys and the old traditional houses accompanied by their guide.

Afterwards, the visitors shall meet up at the Cathedral of Fira and they will be informed about the last part of the tour:

 - 1st option : Visit the black sand beach of Perissa for swimming and dinner.

 - 2nd option : Visit the Volcano of Santorini (extra charge of 16€). The participants will enjoy the unique beauty of the volcano and have the opportunity to swim in its hot springs.

 * You will receive additional information about the starting date of the volcano tour.

 -3rd option : More free time at the capital of the island, Fira.

 

5. Arrival in Rethymno

Finally, the participants will return to the vessel where they will be able to enjoy a beautiful view of the Aegean and Cretan sea in the 2 open decks of the Sifnos Jet vessel.

 

 


 

 

Departure Time: 08:00

Arrival in Santorini: 10:30

Departure time from Santorini: 17:30

Arrival in Rethymno: 20:00

 

Sights

Time Sight Comments
10:30 Athinios Port
11:15 Oia
13:15 Fira
14:45 Perissa