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  • Athens: Boat Tour to Agistri, Aegina with Moni Swimming Stop

    1. Athens: Boat Tour to Agistri, Aegina with Moni Swimming Stop

    The excursion begins at Marina Zeas where guests are expected to come on board at 8:45 AM. The first stop of the cruise is the island of Agistri, surrounded by vibrant blue waters and clothed in pine trees. Here you can connect with the lush nature and feel the presence of ancients Greeks and deities while swimming and relaxing on the hot fine sand of the long flax-golden beach between Megalochori and Skala. Adventure lovers can join the optional bike tour between Melalochori and Chalikiada Beach.

    From there, move onto the island of Moni or Metopi ( depending on weather ). While here, you will be served a delicious traditional Greek lunch, accompanied by traditional wine, beer, soft drinks, and coffee. Once you've finished your feast, have the chance to jump off the boat, snorkel, swim around the boat, or swim to the island. This gorgeous and unique island has no ...

    Awesome tour!! These islands are beautiful. The boat was great and the staff is excellent and super friendly, highly recommended.

  • Athens: Catamaran Sailing Cruise with Meal and Drinks

    2. Athens: Catamaran Sailing Cruise with Meal and Drinks

    Enjoy a sailing trip of maximum 10 guests on a luxurious catamaran, along the coastline of Athens. Share an all-inclusive cruise, offering the opportunity to discover the enchanting Athens Riviera. Start from the Marina of Agios Kosmas at 10:00am, and again at 3:00pm, with a duration of approximately 5 hours, sailing almost 25 nautical miles in the sea. While on–board you receive a welcome drink and get information about the vessel orientation and safety briefing. Head out in the blue waters for the chance to sunbathe, swim and snorkel. During the trip, hear historical narrations across the Athenian coastline. The captain will make 2 to 3 stops for swimming, and you will be served complimentary Greek wines, beer and refreshments, while enjoying a special Greek barbecue meal, prepared on–board and served at a picturesque location.

    This was one of the highlights of our trip. The driver that picked us up was prompt and fun, playing great music in the van. The boat was impeccable, the food was amazing and the stops were gorgeous. We got to jump in the water and swim/snorkle twice and it was stunning! Mike the captain was so fun and everything was great! A fun way to spend our anniversary!

  • Athens Riviera: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Free Wine

    3. Athens Riviera: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Free Wine

    Sit on the deck of a comfortable sailing yacht and enjoy an evening sunset cruise around the Attica Coast, listening to chilled music while sipping wine. Hop on board a modern sailboat, meet the local skipper and be taken away on a memorable experience, sailing the Saronic Gulf during the most beautiful time of day. The captain sets sail every day at 4:00 PM. Cruise the coast of the Athenian Riviera, while you take-in stunning views. Experience sailing the sea just by the power of the wind. Let your crew look after you and enjoy a glass of wine (or another refreshment) at no cost. Learn the basics of sailing alongside your skipper or just sit and relax watching a gorgeous sunset. Ride the waves and explore the view of Athens from the sea. In the meantime, indulge in some authentic Greek meze (tapas) and high-quality Greek wine before making your return. 

    We had a great time on the boat. Excellent crew, delicious lunch, and the other guests were fun. Highly recommend. Would be a good solo activity as well if traveling alone.

  • Athens: Sailing Cruise along the Coast

    4. Athens: Sailing Cruise along the Coast

    Few people know that just half an hour away from the city center, there is a beautiful coastline with sparkling clear waters waiting to be explored. During this tour, you will sail along the Athenian Coast and experience the beauty for yourself. Hop on a sailboat, meet experienced crew and join a heart-filling experience sailing in the Saronic Gulf. Upon leaving the port, the boat will head towards Vouliagmeni Bay, past the Athenian Riviera, for your first swim stop. Enjoy a quick dip in the clear waters before you continue to your second swim stop located off the coast. There you will be served a selection of Greek appetizers and some local wine or refreshments. Learn the basics of sailing from your skipper or just sit and relax in the sun. Explore some hidden coves and drop an anchor in beautiful secluded bays where you will be able to enjoy a swim using the on-board snorkels, flippe...

    Niki and Christoph were amazing and very nice. We met up and they took us aboard the yacht and explained everything we would be doing. We got to cruise around at a comfortable pace and stopped to swim at two places. At the second location, we were served an amazing Greek lunch (Greek salad, cheese danish, drinks, etc.). Overall, would recommend to everyone who wants to experience the ocean off the coast of Athens.

  • Athens: Cliff Diving Boat Trip in Nea Makri

    5. Athens: Cliff Diving Boat Trip in Nea Makri

    Board your private boat in Shinias Bay and embark on a 20-minute journey to Cape Marathon. This place famous for its cliffs (which range from easy to challenging). Arrive at one of the many hidden bays of Cape Marathon, where you will have the opportunity to swim in crystal clear waters and climb up the famous cliffs. Take the opportunity to view the seabed as you snorkel through the coves. 

    The best experience! Dimitris was so friendly, informative and helpful. We sea was a bit rough so we couldn't take the boat as planned so Dimitris took us with the car to the Cliff diving location and gave us a great sightseeing tour instead. The water is beautiful with lots of fish. I've never been snorkling or cliff diving and I was perfectly safe - I'd definitely highly recommend it to everyone!

  • Private Yacht Cruise on the Athens Riviera

    6. Private Yacht Cruise on the Athens Riviera

    Are you ready for a private yacht cruise in Athens Riviera on a luxurious yacht? If the answer is "yes", get on board and relax under the blue sky and the Greek sun on a luxurious yacht. This private cruise is available for up to 22 people, and is ideal to share with family and friends. Enjoy a unique private cruise during sailing southwards parallel to the Athenian Riviera. There are two swimming stops where you can splash in crystal waters and around islets such as Fleves and Hydrousa. There is snorkeling and paddle board equipment on board for you use.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the history of the area from the crew as you enjoy delicious Greek meze snacks and watch the sun set. This 5-hour cruise starts at 9:00 am from Marina Alimos, close to central Athens.

    We were 16 people on board and were amazed about the size and amenities onboard. It was a really impressive boat and felt like we were the first ones onboard as the boat was so new. The owner and staff were adorable and really made us feel welcomed from the first second we stepped onboard. It was very spacious boat where we all felt very comfortable. We were really spoiled on board with the all the drinks that we wanted as well as with great sandwiches. In addition, we were surprised with fresh strawberries. The staff was really so sweet and attentative. Really taking care of us from picking us up to making sure we got home. We really enjoyed being on board and did the half day tour. We should have done a full day tour so that we could have gone to another great destination. This is something I would recommend to others.

  • Nea Makri: Marathon Cape & Bay of Schinias Snorkeling Trip

    7. Nea Makri: Marathon Cape & Bay of Schinias Snorkeling Trip

    Come on board a snorkeling trip to enjoy the warm and clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Delight in a 4.5-hour excursion of snorkeling and swimming on this excursion to Marathon Cape and Bay of Schinias. After a 20-minute speedboat ride from Marathon beach, you'll be exploring the beautiful, hidden bays of Marathon Cape. Let your guide show you how to use the snorkeling equipment, and then plunge into the gorgeous waters to see all the vibrant marine life of the region! Enjoy snacks and refreshments on board throughout the day.  Later, relax on the sandy beach or swim in the crystal clear waters of Schinias Bay.

    Nice folk and nice area to visit. No pressure to do anything.. you can lie on the boat for the 4 hours if your prefer. FYI to people thinking of doing it.. if one of your group struggles with swimming or breathing through your mouth, mention it when booking it as there is 'aids' that you can get.

  • Athens: Private Cruise of Athens Riviera & Saronic Islands

    8. Athens: Private Cruise of Athens Riviera & Saronic Islands

    Enjoy a day on a luxurious yacht in the Saronic Gulf and see the sunset on-board. The trip to your destination will take 1.5-hours and will give you the opportunity to see the Athens coastline of Aegina Island along with 2 to 3 swimming stops. Your destination will be Aegina Island and specifically, the islet of Moni with its crystal blue waters. There, you will be able to enjoy sea games such as paddle boarding, snorkeling and certified divers will also be able to dive.  On the boat, have time to relax with music, drinks and Greek snacks (meze). In addition, have the opportunity to learn about the history of the places you visit with narrative stories. 

    The yacht is very nice and comfortable, it looks just like the pictures in booking site, and it is full-equipped. The places we visited have very nice views. The crew were so nice and always willing to help you. Everything was awesome, I recommend this trip to everyone who want to swim and relax with friends and family.

  • From Athens: Full-Day Boat Trip to Aegina Island with Lunch

    9. From Athens: Full-Day Boat Trip to Aegina Island with Lunch

    Make the most of a day in Athens with this full-day excursion on board a modern sailing yacht. You will leave Athens from the Marina Flisvos port at 10:00 AM and sail south towards the coasts of Aegina. During the first 2-hours of sailing, you can soak in the sun, have a drink and get ready for some swimming at one of the carefully-selected swimming spots. Your captain is very experienced in finding the best spots for swimming, where you will also be served lunch. You will stop for 2-hours and taste some amazingly fresh local delicacies with a glass of wine or a soft drink. After your 2-hour stop, you will take the boat into one of the accessible harbors of Aegina. The selected ports of call can be either Agia Marina in North-East Aegina or Souvala at North Aegina, depending on the weather conditions. On arrival, you will have 2 hours of free time to explore the island on your own. Duri...

  • From Athens: Scuba Diving at the Blue Hole

    10. From Athens: Scuba Diving at the Blue Hole

    Benefit from pickup at your hotel or the port in Athens, and then avail of the perfect diving conditions of a site 25 to 45 minutes drive from the city center. Get a short safety briefing from an experienced instructor on arrival, and then explore the beautiful reefs and rock walls of the famous Blue Hole. Enjoy great visibility of up to 30 meters in the warm water, fed by the hot springs of Vouliagmeni. The Blue Hole resembles a man-made well near Vouliagmeni Lake, and is said to be connected to the lake via an underwater cave system that has yet to be explored. Benefit from easy access to reconnect with the natural world as the crew use an underwater camera to record memories, available to you free of charge if your desire. 

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What people are saying about Athens

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 189 reviews

We had a great time on the boat. Excellent crew, delicious lunch, and the other guests were fun. Highly recommend. Would be a good solo activity as well if traveling alone.

Awesome tour!! These islands are beautiful. The boat was great and the staff is excellent and super friendly, highly recommended.

Amazing experience. You meet a lot of people. The crew is nice and the islands are beautiful

Really good day! Amazing weather and swimming in the water was unreal

Very informative. Professional courteous timely driver