Spend an unforgettable day on a traditional wooded boat, sail the Libyan Sea and visit a an uninhabited Greek islet, Koufonisi. Explore its with ther golden sand and swim in the crystal clear waters. On the island, ancient ruins cover its surface and can be dated from the Minoan civilisation and the post-Byzantine era. Koufonissi is the ancient island of Lefki (means “White”), because of its white rocks and sand.
Know before you go,
As soon as you complete the booking we will contact you in order to let you know the exact place and time of the Pick-up which is closer to your place of staying.
Total Duration of the tour: 10hours
Start at: 8am
Ends at: 18:45
Morning Pick up:
We will start collecting participants from pick-up points in the morning.
Depending on the place of your hotel/apartment the bus drive will differ.
Bus Drive: 2 hours
Driving along the beautiful coast of Crete and the southernmost town of Europe, Ierapetra, we reach Makrigialos. A picturesque village in the South-East of Crete. Here we embark on the wooden pirate boat and start the cruise to Koufonisi.
Cruise Program – 5-6 hours
1st Stop: Cruise around the island of Koufonisi
A totally virgin island, away from any kind of human activity.
The boat sails around the whole island so guests can admire the beautiful coastline and caves surrounding it.
2nd Stop: Koufonisi Bay – 1 hour
Swimming: In a protected bay, the boat stops for swimming in the crystal clear, turquoise waters.
Lunch: Meal and drinks are served on board.
3rd Stop: Koufonisi Caves
Then the boat approaches the caves of Koufonisiso all participants can take photos of the unique scenery.
4th Stop: Beach of Koufonisi– 2 hours 30 minutes
The next stop is one of the 36 exotic beaches of the island, where guest have plenty of time to relax and explore the hills and different bays.
Umbrellas can be rented on board.
What an amazing adventure cruise!
Arrival back to out starting point.
The restaurants-bars (self service) of the ships are open throughout the cruise and have healthy and delicious food, such as stuffed, straw skewers, chicken with potatoes in the oven, green beans, country salad, spaghetti, snacks, etc. , but also ice creams, soft drinks, drinks.
End of the tour – Return to resorts:
Embarkation in the buses and drive back to the hotels where we gathered participants in the morning.
Depending on traffic and on the pick-up places of each one, the time of journey back to the hotel will differ.
Bus Drive: 1.5-2 hours