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  1. Greece
  2. Crete
  3. Heraklion
  4. Chrissi Island

From the Heraklion Area: Day Trip to Chrissi Island

Product ID: 71171
Visit the uninhabited island of Chrissi and admire the untouched nature. Enjoy a boat trip through the crystal clear waters of the Libyan Sea and discover the unique flora and fauna of the island.
About this activity
Duration: 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian, Russian

Pickup included

Pickup on the main road, the bus stop, taxi station, or entrance to the hotel or specific building. Please arrive to your designated pickup point 5 minutes before the departure time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit an uninhabited island in Crete and discover a fascinating world of golden sand beaches and natural cedar forests
  • Enjoy the journey on the Libyan Sea and admire the dazzling blue water
  • Explore the rocky volcanic island and admire the beautiful dunes as well as the remains of former dwellings and ruins
Full description
Enjoy a day tour to the uninhabited island of Chrissi. Admire this small island with its natural cedar forest and beautiful sandy beaches.

Drive to the south of Crete and reach the picturesque old town of Lerapetra. Climb aboard the boat at the port of Lerapetra and travel through the crystal clear waters of the Libyan Sea. With luck you will see dolphins, and finally reach Chrissi – also called the Golden Island.

Admire untouched nature – a paradise of unparalleled flora and fauna. Stroll through a natural cedar forest, enjoy the incredible tranquility and discover corals and shells, dunes and salt marshes.
  • Ride in a modern, fully air-conditioned coach
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Boat ticket (€16 adults, children up to 12 years €8)
  • Local tax (€1)
  • BBQ (optional, €5)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please remember swimming items, a camera and light clothes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 39 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.2 / 5
  • Organization
    4.1 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.4 / 5
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Fantastic island!

The trip was really great! The bus picked us up in time and the tour guides were very personable and informed us well about everything. On the way to the harbor we enjoyed the landscape and discovered one or two beautiful bays and the boat trip to the island took about 1 hour and was also super beautiful. The island is a dream but unfortunately a lot of tourists are there. My tip: don't go to the Golden Beach, everyone is heading for it. There are other beautiful bays on the island with crystal clear water! That was absolutely fantastic! We snorkeled there but there were not many fish or anything to see, but you can discover the beautiful nature on the island! The process was super organized, everything was fine, a successful trip!

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July 3, 2019

Beautiful all the way around!

The only thing that would be better is not having to stop so many times to pick up passengers from different cities and areas. My group was the first to be picked up and the last to be dropped off so it made for a long day. If it weren't for the extra travel time we could have spent more time on the island or spent a little bit of time in one of the cities along the way. But all in all I would definitely visit again! The views were amazing facing the island of Crete and the water was crystal clear. We also visited Greece in late May/early June so the water elsewhere was still cold, but it was warm enough to swim here.

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June 9, 2017

The bus picking up pasengers was a bit long and tedious.

August 8, 2019

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Product ID: 71171