Day trip

Georgioupolis Full-Day Land Rover Safari Experience

Activity provider: Georgioupolis Safari

Georgioupolis Full-Day Land Rover Safari Experience

Activity provider: Georgioupolis Safari
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From US$ 74.77 per person

Discover Cretan culture on this full-day safari tour from Rethymno and Chania. Visit an old village, a secluded beach, an olive oil factory, a family winery, a tavern, and enjoy traditional dishes.

About this activity

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Duration 9 - 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, Greek
Pickup included
Your hotel in Chania

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Cretan culture while on a 4x4 safari with breathtaking views
  • Visit an old village, a castle and the White Mountains
  • See and taste Cretan herbs, traditional wine, raki, honey and olive oil
  • Swim in the pristine waters of the South Cretan Sea
  • Indulge in homemade food at lunch from a family tavern
Full description

Hop in a 4x4 vehicle for a full-day safari adventure and learn about Cretan traditions while indulging in delicious food. Tour the paradisical countryside and swim in the clear water of the South Cretan Sea.

Climb to an altitude of 1,200 meters and experience the quietness of the White Mountains and Cretan dances in a fascinating landscape. Keep an eye out for vultures that will take your breath away with their imposing appearance.

Visit an old village with a Byzantine Church and a café stocked with Cretan products, including herbs, raki, and honey. See a castle and swim in the pristine waters of the South Cretan Sea before heading to a tavern to try traditional dishes.

Visit a family-owned winery and learn how wine is produced on the island. Discover the secrets of Creten olive oil at an old factory and learn how to identify various grades of olive oil. Step into the island's past with visits to historical museums.

Includes
  • Hotel transfer from Georgioupolis/Chania/Rethymno/Kalyves
  • Lunch with drink
  • Visit to a secluded beach
  • Visits at historical museums
  • Visit at a local family winery
  • Visit an old olive oil factory
  • Extra 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

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • You will receive an email with the pick-up point and time
  • Pick-up begins up to 1 hour before the scheduled departure time
  • Pickup service is available from the coastline areas between Chania, Georgioupolis, Rethymno, Kalyves, Almyrida
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 115 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5

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Day-trip from 0800 to ca. 1700 with 6 people in total, with some 60% of the time spent in the car driving. Some exciting off-road experiences and vistas. Our tourguide/driver Paul was very nice and had some interesting facts. However, expectations regarding museums and distillery’s should be kept it in check - they were fine, but not really that exciting. Also stop to shop Raki, oil, etc. would‘ve been enough. All-in-all however very solid experience!

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May 24, 2022

We really enjoyed the safari. Once again we saw and heard something new and interesting. As a kind of private tour with 6 people in a Landrover (incl. children), we had a great day, including a delicious lunch and a swim in Frankocastello, a visit to Lake Kournas and off-road fun. Thank you very much!

October 27, 2021

At first we were unfortunately forgotten. Pickup was supposed to take place between 7:30 and 8:00, we were ready, but no one came. After a call from me at 8:15 am, a car immediately turned around to pick us up. Can happen, was well solved by the friendly staff. For about the first hour of the drive, I wasn't very enthusiastic, as you drive along the normal roads, which you could easily reach yourself with a rental car. After a few stops and the longed-for off-road driving, my opinion suddenly changed to a 5-star rating. All stops are really worth seeing, the off-road path is really worth seeing and the lunch is really very good and plentiful. Caution: those who are traveling with children should be careful, because the time to go swimming at the sea is between 12 and 2 p.m. in the blazing midday sun. All in all I liked it, we had a lot of fun and I would book it again!

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September 23, 2021

Product ID: 157467