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Excursion date: 03/11/2020
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Operates: Every Tuesday & Saturday.  

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.

Pick-up's from:
Georgioupolis, Gerani, Rethymnon city, Pervolia, Missiria, Platanias (of Rethymnon), Adelianos Kampos, Pigianos Kampos, Sfakaki, Stavromenos, Scaleta, Panormo, Bali. [on the next step of the booking, you can see specific pick-up points & times]

Departing Port:  
Heraklion.

Operating Days: 
Every Tuesday & Saturday.

Languages:
Tuesday-Saturday: English, French, German, Polish, Russian.

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  [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 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:
11 hours approximately (from/to Heraklion 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
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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 Heraklion, 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:

 

AREA

HOTEL

PICK UP POINT

PICK UP TIME / DEPARTURE AT 08:40

GEORGIOUPOLIS

Anna's House, Corrissia, Eko Htl, Fereniki, Georgioupolis Beach, River House,

Georgioupolis  Coffee Shop Grigoris

5.30

 

Pilot, Mare Monde

Pilot b/s

5.30

 

Anemos Resort

Anemos Resort

5.30

 

Georgioupolis Resort&Aqua Park / Residence (ex.Krespen)

Georgioupolis Resort&Aqua Park

5.30

 

Asimenia, Delfina, Elyros, Happy Days, Kournas Village, Mythos Plc, Orfeas Resort, Sandy Beach, Silver Beach, Vantaris plc /bch, Vardis Olive Garden, Villa Yannis, Apollo

Kavros b/s

5.30

 

Kavros Bch , Kavros Garden, Geia sou Kriti

B.P. Romanias

5.30

 

Alexandros, Marie Bch

Marie Beach b/s

5.35

 

Hydramis, Ermioni, Poledas Apts.

Hydramis b/s

5.35

 

Kamari Garden

Kamari/Gerani Bridge

5.40

 

Pantheon

Atsipopoulos b/s

5.45

RETHYMNO CENTER

Antika Di Mora, Casa Vitae-Narcisos, Vecchio, Palazio Rimondi, Ideon, Fortezza

Ideon

5.45

 

Minos, Ibiscos, Mel’mar

Minos

5.55

 

Theartemis, Atrium, Bella Mare, Lefkonikos, Medusa

Theartemis

5.55

 

Porto Rethymno, Kriti, Bio

Porto Rethymno

5.55

 

Lefkoniko Sands Htl

Lefkoniko Sand

5.55

 

Petradi, Delfini, Philoxenia

Petradi

5.45

 

Macaris, Archipelagos

Macaris

5.45

 

Brascos, Joan Palace

Antonakis B.S./Zoo entrance

5.50

 

Olympic Palladium, Liberty

Olympic Palladium

5.50

 

Achillion Palace,Jason, Konstantin, Eleonora

Marina Entrance

5.55

PERIVOLIA

Dimitrios, Pearl Beach, Rethymno Bay, Aristea, Iperion

 Irini Bar

5.55

 

Plaza Spa Apts

 Irini Bar

5.55

 

Marylin, Flisvos, Daizy, Olympia, Summer Dream

Flisvos

5.55

 

Ammos, Atlantis, Zantina, Batis

Atlantis

5.55

MISSIRIA

May Htl, Mantenia Htl

May Hotel

6.00

 

Creta Palace

Creta Palace (main street)

6.00

 

Odissia, Anna Apts, Dimitrios Village, Ilian Beach, Odyssia Beach

Missiria School

6.00

PLATANIAS

Minos Mare/ Royal, Creta Residence,  La Stella, Apollo, Stella

B.P. Platanias

6.00

 

Rethymno Village, Akti Hara, Marinos, Galeana, Leoniki

Galeana

6.05

 

Bella Casita

Pavlakis s/m-platanias

6.05

 

Axos, Kleoniki Htl, Nefeli, Motakis Village, Trefon

Nefeli

6.05

 

Edem Beach

Edem

6.10

ADELIANOS KAMPOS

Golden Beach, Palladion, Kathrin Beach, Georgiana

Golden beach

6.10

 

Adele Mare/Caramel, Rethymno Residence, Sea Side

Adele Mare/Caramel

6.15

 

Rithymna, Orion, Golden Sun, Rethymno Sunset (EX Golden Sun), Villa Filia

Rithymna

6.15

 

Eva bay

Eva Bay

6.15

 

Adele bch

Adele beach

6.15

 

Galeana Mare, Christina Apts, Jannis, Rina

Galeana Mare

6.15

 

Rethymno Palace

Rethymno Palace

6.20

 

Joan Beach, Sea Front, Maravel Land

Maravel land

6.20

PIGIANOS KAMPOS

Dias Htl, Maravel

Dias

6.25

 

Alkion, Amnissos, El Greco, White Palace (EX El Greco)

El Greco main road

6.30

 

Iliana

Iliana

6.30

SFAKAKI

Danaos, Dedalos, Golden Coast, Rathamanthys, Krini, Golden Sand

Taverna Dimitris

6.35

STAVROMENOS

Alkionis, Blue Dreams, Ekavi, Thalassi, Petrino

Stavromenos b/s

6.35

 

Rimondi Grand

Hatzikonstantinou Kava b/s

6.35

SCALETA

Rethymno Mare/Royal, Scaleta, Beggeti Bay

Scaleta b/s

6.40

 

Babis, Gortyna, Creta Star/ Royal, Oassis

Creta star b/s

6.40

PANORMO

Creta Marine, Creta Mare, Creta Panorama

Creta  Marine National Road

6.50

 

Royal blue

Royal Blue (in front of htl)

6.50

 

Europa, Stella bch

Europa (in front of htl)

6.50

 

Captain House, Iliana, Kasteli, Kirki, Panormo Beach,

Panormo school b/s (bus stop in Panormo-school bus stop)

7.00

 

Club Marine Plc

Club Marine Plc                    (main road-tennis)

7.00

BALI

Athina Aparthotel, Bali bch, Bali Star, Gregory Studios, Ormos Atalia htl, Sofia Mythos, Troulis

Bali church

7.15

 

Lisa Marie, Xidas Garden

Lisa Marie

7.15

 

Atali, Manos Palace, Nostos, Petrino Horio, Talea, Nirrides

Atali

7.15

 

Bali mare, Filion, Gorgona

Bali mare

7.15


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

"Naxos Jet" of Seajets Sea Lines is a luxury passenger-vehicle catamaran boat, reaching speeds up to 37 knots, operating the Crete - Santorini route during summertime season. 

Technical characteristics:

► Type of vessel:  Highspeed Passenger Catamaran
► Year of build:  1991
► Country of build:  Australia
► Length:  74 m.
► Width:  26 m.
► Speed:  37 knots
► Passengers:  700
► Vehicles:  75

or 

"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

DISCLAIMER-NOTE: Depending on the time of the season, the sealine decides which boat will be making the trip. 

 

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 Heraklion

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 (only on TUESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY).

 - 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 Heraklion

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: 08:40

Arrival in Santorini: 10:50

Departure time from Santorini: 16:55

Arrival in Heraklion: 18:55

 

Sights

Time Sight Comments
10:50 Athinios Port
11:15 Oia
13:15 Fira
14:45 Perissa