1. Greece
  2. Crete
  3. Chania
  4. Balos Beach

From Chania: Private Balos Bay & Gramvousa Island Boat Trip

Product ID: 372840
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Take a private rigid inflatable boat vessel to the famous beach of Balos and then to historic Gramvousa for its medieval fortress. Enjoy fast and safe transfer with free time to swim, sunbathe, or hike.
About this activity
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Duration: 6.5 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Cruise from Chania to Menies Beach, Gramvousa Island, and Balos Beach
  • Enjoy snacks and drinks as you sail between destinations
  • Have the chance to swim and snorkel in turquoise waters
Full description
Find your rigid inflatable boat (RIB) vessel at Chania's old port to begin a memorable half-day boat trip. Your experienced skipper will sail you to the first stop, Menies Beach. Anchor here for one hour and enjoy turquoise waters and ancient ruins as you swim or sunbathe.
 
Afterward, continue towards the northwestern part of the Chania prefecture, at the end of the land. Arrive at the island of Gramvousa and see its Venetian fortress and a sunken ship. Take memorable photos while your skipper anchors. Have approximately one hour on the island so that you explore on your own and perhaps even take a 40-minute roundtrip hike to the fortress.

Finally, continue on for 15 minutes to the famous Balos Beach. Have another two hours to enjoy the breathtaking view of the coast and the sea. Your skipper will call you for the return trip back to Chania's old port. Depending on the weather conditions, the skipper will let you visit one or two secluded bays and beaches on the way back to Chania.
Includes
  • Skipper
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Snacks
  • Soft drinks
  • Beer
  • Fuel
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meal
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your skipper at the RIB located in front of the restaurant Antigoni at Chiani's old port.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• The port of Chania has no free parking spaces. Please plan accordingly
• In case of bad weather, the boat trip will be either rescheduled or fully refunded

From US$ 1,184.22 Per group up to 10