From Rethymno & Chania: Elafonissi Island Day Tour by Bus

4.3 / 5

36 reviews

From Rethymno & Chania: Elafonissi Island Day Tour by Bus

From $21.61 per person

Explore the unique island come peninsula of Elafonissi, a place of exceptional natural beauty.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 10 hours - 1 day
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Russian, Italian
Pickup included
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Private group available


  • See the contrast between pink and white sand and the shallow turquoise sea
  • Discover an exotic place
  • Relax in an area of exceptional natural beauty
Full description
Ride in a comfortable coach through small traditional villages and typical Mediterranean scenery. See the rugged landscape around the Topolia Gorgeand and have a stop for coffee and refreshments.  Arrive at Elafonissi beach. Here, you have four hours free time to marvel at the different colors between the soft pink and white sand to the turquoise waters. As well as exploring the wonders of the beach, discover the small island. This lies just off the shore and you can reach it by strolling through the water. Both the beach and the island are protected wildlife areas of rare beauty and included in the Natura 2000 Protection Programme. 
  • A guide
  • Bus tour
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    • Please bring water and wear a hat, comfortable shoes and comfortable beach clothing
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 / 5

    based on 36 reviews

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    The trip was lovely. A prompt pick up, and interesting ride to the beach, via a cave visit. Our guide was brilliant, very relaxed and lovely sense of humour. The beach is wonderful. If you can, walk further past the joining sand and further towards the island. Amazing water and landscape, and overall great experience. 4 starts rather than 5 stars due to the tavern on the way back. It was actually very nice, but I kind of felt it was an obvious arrangement with the tour company to take us there. I may have preferred to stay at the beach longer.

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    October 30, 2019

    Nem kaptam emailt arról, hogy pontosan hol lesz a felvétel a busz indulásakor. Előző nap kerestem meg az irodát telefonon, hogy pontosítsunk. Akkor a rendelés visszaigazolását megküldték, (tehát tudták az email címemet)a pontos helyet és időpontot nem, csak telefonon beszéltük meg 7-8 ig 1ó hosszat vártuk, hogy felvegyenek. Az idegenvezető hölgy tüneményes volt, köszönjük neki az útmutatásokat és a kíséretet.

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    October 22, 2019

    The pick up time came very late and 2 excursions were put together which extended the total time of the excursion by about an hour, since we had to wait for the other group on the way there and on the way back in the port of Kissamos. It was not that cheap.

    October 17, 2019

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