Water activity

From Corfu Island: Day Cruise to Paxi Islands & Blue Caves

From Corfu Island: Day Cruise to Paxi Islands & Blue Caves

From $39.87 per person

Enjoy a cruise to the Paxi Islands and the blue caves. Swim in the turquoise waters and explore the most beautiful islands of northwestern Greece.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 7 - 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Greek, Italian, German, Russian
Pickup optional
After booking, the local partner will contact you by email to request the address of your accommodation.

Experience

Highlights
  • Swim and snorkel off Paradise Beach at Antipaxos Island
  • Admire the scenery of Corfu's old town as you sail into the Ionian Sea
  • Explore 2 of the stunning blue caves of Paxos island
  • Take a walk in picturesque Gaios and enjoy your lunch at the sea view restaurants
Full description
Enjoy a full-day cruise to the jewels of the Ionian Sea – the islands of Paxos and Antipaxos and the famous blue caves. Sail along the west coast of Paxos, enjoying the impressive rocky coastline and white sand beaches. The boat will enter the breathtaking blue sea caves, which are a natural habitat of the Mediterranean monk seal. Next, at the small island of Antipaxos, you’ll have the opportunity to swim off Paradise Beach. The cruise continues along the narrow channel of Paxos and the islands of Panagia and Agios Nikolaos. The captain will moor in the port of Gaios village and you’ll have time to explore the town.
Includes
  • Round-trip boat cruise
  • Experienced captain and crew
  • Multilingual tour guides
  • Bar on the boat
  • Towels
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Know before you go

  • The guided part of this tour is conducted in English, French, German, Italian, and Greek on Tuesdays and Fridays, in Russian on Tuesdays, and Polish on Fridays
  • There is a central meeting point & pickup time for each area of Corfu
  • If you booked pickup service, you will be informed via e-mail of your pickup time and place. Please check both your inbox/spam box
  • The duration of the coach transfer depends on your hotel location (20-90 mins)
  • You will have free time to explore Gaios village (110-130 mins)
  • Free time for swimming in Antipaxos will be between 50-70 mins, depending on weather
  • The boat will stop inside the caves for photos
  • Parking is available at the port
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Bring sunscreen, swimsuit, towel, hat and a light jacket
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 400 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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The day itself was overall really good and the staff were friendly and knowledgeable. The facilities were useful, the bar/shop was well stocked. However, the ‘80% occupancy’ due to Covid felt non-existent. There was allocated seating but many groups had no allocated seats and there was no opportunity for social-distancing when seated. Very enjoyable day however, and highly recommended, but would have been more relaxed/enjoyed had there been less people on board due to current COVID pandemic.

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September 5, 2021

It was excellent! Great experience, very organized tour, happy and helpfull staff. Paxos and Antipaxos are extremely beautiful. You shoul choose Ionian Cruise for this trip. It was an incredible atmosphere! Maria(the guide) explained us a lot of history along this trip and was super kind. We first stopped to Paxos to visit it and than We stopped to a beautiful (almost unreal) wild beach in Antipaxos while other companies do the opposite so it wasn’t crowded. You Could easily think that you were in the Carraibean (at Antipaxos beach). Also the staff had a nice surprise for us, a young greek couple who danced traditional greek dances.

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August 16, 2021

It was a well organized trip. We enjoyed every minute. Although it took 10hours, it was not boring at all. We loved swimmimg in the stunning blue water at Antipaxos, visiting Paxos and entering the Caves. What could be improved: the staff in the bar seemed bored of tourists and showed no hospitality or minimum level of politeness. The guide’s English could be improved, the information shared was confusing at times.

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July 23, 2021

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