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Koufonissi Island: Full-Day Trip with a Pirate Boat Cruise

Product ID: 70515
Spend an unforgettable day on the Libyan Sea and visit a secluded island. Explore the beaches of Koufonissi with their golden sand and swim in the crystal clear waters.
About this activity
Duration: 10 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, German

Pickup included

Pick-up from hotels in Kokkini Hani, Karteros, Gouves, Gournes, Anissaras, Analipsis, Limenas Khersonisou, Malia, Stalis, Agios Nikolaos. You will receive an email from the local partner with pick-up details. Pick-up begins up to 60 minutes before the tour starting time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Experience the south coast of Crete on a boat tour
  • Visit the picturesque island of Koufonissi
  • Swim in the emerald green water
Full description
Enjoy a boat trip to Koufonissi and explore the “Secret Island”. Take a bus to the south coast of Crete, where the pirate ship Evdokia awaits you.

Travel through the emerald green waters of the Libyan Sea, accompanied by seagulls for the approximately 1-hour journey. Then reach the remote island of Koufonissi and take a 1-hour walk around the island.

Admire some of the best beaches in Europe such as Asproulos, Chiliaderfia, Faros and Anemertia near the Roman Theater. Look out at the beautiful white rocks of the endless Libyan Sea and enjoy the serenity of the landscape while you swim in the emerald green waters.

The youngest passengers can play pirate while you enjoy the Greek sun. Recharge your batteries with the included lunch and benefit from drinks, snacks and ice cream, which are always available at the ship's bar.
  • Boat trip
  • Bus transfer
  • Tour guide
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• At the time of booking you must provide your hotel name and location; you will receive an email from the local supplier containing the pickup details.
• Pickup begins up to 60 minutes earlier than the tour starting time
• Pickup is available at meeting points near your hotel in Kokkini Hani, Karteros, Gouves, Gournes, Anissaras, Analipsis, Limenas Khersonisou, Malia, Stalis, and Agios Nikolaos
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 24 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.9 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Successful day trip

From departure everything went smoothly and satisfactorily. However, the pickup had gross gaps. At first it was said, cannot be carried out from our vacation spot. When asked, it was granted to be at the first possible pick-up location. Already at home I wrote to the organizer on site that I would like to come to the port in order to shorten travel times on my part and to remain flexible. The day before the event, people asked if I would like to participate. No answer to my question, even asking about my question even though it was read in context. I then repeated it. On the day of the event, I was given this opportunity. However, at one time I was traveling lengthways. Therefore only 3 stars in the organization.

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4 October 2019

Very nice tour

We were picked up directly in Malia in front of the hotel. The tour guide explained everything in German, English and French. The price included the bus trip, the boat trip and a lunch with the main course, a small salad and a water. The journey took about 1 1/2 hours. Then we went on the ship. After a 1 hour drive the first bathing destination in a bay was reached. There you could jump from the ship into the water and swim on land. It was really great water. There was children's entertainment on board and ashore. B. face painting, painting. After about 1/2 hour we went to a larger bay. There you could be taken to the beach with a small shuttle boat. It was a wonderful beach. Crystal clear water, small rocks. There was a 2 hour stay for swimming and sunbathing. Then it went back. You could borrow umbrellas on board for 4 euros. Ice cream other drinks and snacks at moderate prices.

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5 September 2019

A beautiful day. Unfortunately only cloudy.

Good organization and friendly service. Unfortunately, the boat was too full for me and the queue too long when eating. Unfortunately my daughter was also seasick. So it was a good decision for us to shorten the return trip due to the high swell. The crystal clear, turquoise blue sea was wonderful.

25 July 2018

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Product ID: 70515