Sea excursions in Santorini
Santorini is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece and it is worth visiting at least once in your life! It is an island which can offer you amazing experiences and views that you will never forget in your life. If you are lucky enough to see the island you should also go on a sea excursion with Santorini private tours !
By sea excursions you get to see the island from a distance and admire the amazing scenery and volcanic remains! There are plenty of tours to choose from as we are offering a variety of sea excursions in Santorini! In this article, we are going to talk about the most important private tours that we believe everyone should take on!
Santorini Full day private tour
In this package, you will have the chance to roam around the island for approximately 8 hours and visit the most famous sights of Santorini! It is a great choice for people who are visiting the island for a couple of days and still want to experience the Greek island vibes. In half a day, you will be able to explore the whole island and you will have the next days to go for a swim and taste the local cuisine!
The full day private tour includes the following stops: Firostefani, Imerovigli, Oia, Profitis Ilias, Megalochori, Emporio, Akrotiri Archaeological Site, Black Beach, Red Beach, Venetsanos Winery
Santorini Volcano, Hot Waters & Thirasia
A wonderful route for the visitor to discover Nea Kameni (Volcano), the Hot Waters as well as the picturesque island of Thirassia. There should be time because the trip lasts about 5-6 hours. The start is from the ports of Ammoudi in Oia, Athinios, Gialos or Fira.
Hotels usually undertake to transport guests to the ports or this can be done by renting a car or even with the help of buses that exist on the island. The traditional boats are specially designed for all these excursions with bars, toilets and shading.
History of Nea Kameni
Nea Kameni is the most interesting geological point of the island. It is a small island in the center of the caldera which was created by the volcano. The inhabitants of Santorini refer to it as a “volcano” since the older ones remember the eruption around 1950 and tell various stories about how this small island prevailed which came out of the sea through the fire and the continuous trembling of the earth.
It is also called Nea Kaimeni and is the largest of the two volcanic islands of Santorini (the other is Palea Kameni), with an area of about 340 hectares and a highest point of 127 meters above sea level.
The island is visitable and one can walk on its surface and reach the crater from where vapors come out until today. Nea Kameni and Palea are areas included in the community network NATURA 2000.
The boat is directed to the island of Nea Kameni (Volcano) where there will be a stop on a small wooden pier where guests can be guided by the tour guide or walk alone with the help of a guide book. They will head to the dome of Georgios and near the fumes where high temperatures usually develop and there is difficulty due to the uphill.
Santorini Exclusive shore private tour
A Santorini tour designed to give you an assortment of the most amazing features of the island. Within five hours, the excursion captures the essence of what the island is all about: soak up the romantic atmosphere of traditional villages such as Oia, visit marvellous locations and view glorious sunsets, admire the Cycladic architecture of Greek islands, swim in the crystal clear water and experience local wine tastings and other products.
This tour includes the following stops Mount Profitis Ilias, Pyrgos, Oia, Firostefani, Imerovigli, Megalochori, Black Beach, Venetsanos Winery.
Santorini Private personalized tour
In our constant effort to ameliorate our services and therefore maximize the customer experience and enjoyment, we are also able to offer specially designed customized tours, allowing Santorini visitors to design themselves the itinerary that best suits their character and needs: picturesque villages, breathtaking views ,culture and civilization, architecture, history, cuisine -wherever your interests may lie, there is a perfect itinerary awaiting you.
You can choose between the many different locations of the island as the tour can last up to 6 hours. The destinations and stops from which you can choose, can be found here: Oia, Firostefani, Imerovigli, Profitis Ilias , Pyrgos, Megalochori, Black Beach , Red Beach, Acrotiri Archaeological Site, Archaeological Museum of Fira, Prehistoric Museum of Fira, Ancient Fira, Venetsanos Winery, Estate Argyros Winery, Koutsogiannopoulos Wine Museum.
General safety rules and tips for sea excursions in Santorini
Walking or being on a boat requires that you stay protected. Therefore, “protection measures” are required, which concern both the use of sunscreen, hat, sneakers and comfortable clothes, as well as the supply of water for those who want to add to their experiences a walk in one of the most important volcanoes on the planet.
It is good to choose the cruise that suits you according to your tastes and financial status either in a group or privately with simple traditional style boats or with luxury boats. Excursions can be made in the morning to enjoy the wonderful waters and visit the volcano but also in the afternoon where you will admire the magnificent sunset.
Notes for sea excursions in Santorini
- The specific route of the excursion concerns those who feel nauseous because it generally takes a little time.
- It will be good for the guests to have with them glasses, hat, comfortable sports shoes.
- At the volcano there is an entrance fee which is not included in the price of the cruise ticket.
- Do not forget to wear comfortable clothes, wear a hat, pack your swimsuit and wear sneakers or sport shoes.
- Sunscreen and sunglasses are a must in our excursions!
- Bring your water bottle and light snacks!
Santorini is a wonderful island full of unique experiences such as clear blue waters, unique sunset, delicious traditional flavors, delicious Santorini wine. You can have a wonderful time with your family and friends and this holiday in Santorini will be unique. Trust Santorinitours.org for your excursions!