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Excursion date: 21/09/2019
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Operates: Every Tuesday & Saturday.  

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:
Rethymnon city (No pick-up. Meet us directly to the Port). [on the next step of the booking, you can see specific pick-up points & times]

Departing Port:  
Rethymnon.

Operating Days: 
Tuesday, Saturday.

Languages:
Tuesday & Saturday: English, French, German, Russian. (The days for Polish, Dutch, Czech and Hungarian tours will be formed, accordingly, on demand).

Tour includes:
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  [Spacious, 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 aplies 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
► 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).

 

ABOUT THE VESSEL

"Champion Jet 2" of Seajets Sea Lines is a luxury passenger-vehicle catamaran boat, reaching speeds up to 40 knots, operating the Rethymnon - Santorini route during summertime season. 

Technical characteristics:

► Type of vessel:  Highspeed Passenger Catamaran
► Year of build:  1997
► Country of build:  Australia
► Length:  87 m.
► Width:  26 m.
► Speed:  40 knots
► Passengers:  1000
► Vehicles:  200

 


 

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 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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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 Champion 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