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Lefkada Forgotten Islands: Full-Day Cruise with Lunch

4.9 / 5

92 reviews

Activity provider: Lefkada Cruises

Lefkada Forgotten Islands: Full-Day Cruise with Lunch

Activity provider: Lefkada Cruises

From US$ 82.60 per person

This cruise from Nidri takes in the best sites of Kastos, Kalamos and Skorpios. With 4 stops at stunning beaches and a visit to a traditional village, this is the perfect mix of swimming and snorkeling, relaxing on board and exploring.

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Duration 9 hours
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English, Greek


  • Visit some of the most secluded and naturally beautiful islands and beaches around Lefkada
  • Lay back on your sunbed onboard whilst cruising on the sparkling calm waters of the Ionian
  • Swim and snorkel in crystal clear waters on secluded beaches
  • Enjoy a lunch buffet on board and learn about the history of the forgotten islands
Full description
The cruise departs from Nidri harbour on the east coast of Lefkada island. Relax on your own on board sunbed as you cruise down the Meganisi channel in the morning sun, visiting first the famous Cave of Papanikolis on Meganisi.  Next stop is the deserted island of Formikula, in the middle of crystal clear waters, the perfect place for a morning swim. You then move on to the island of Kastos, where the boat will anchor in the picturesque harbourside village. There is a beautiful old church to visit and alleyways of traditional stone built houses. Departing the village, the group moves a short way along the coast to the remote beach of Limni. There is time here for guests to have a swim - and the waters at Limni beach are perfect for snorkeling.  A freshly prepared buffet lunch is served on-board. There is rice salad, Greek salad with feta cheese, meatballs, chicken fillet, pasta salad, tzatziki…all served with local Lefkadan wine and soft drinks. After lunch, you move on to the island of Kalamos. Kalamos island is almost entirely covered with forest and has some of the most spectacular beaches in the region. After, head towards the third and fourth swimming stops, the beaches of Asproyiali and Skorpios.
  • Morning coffee or juice
  • Buffet lunch with wine and soft drinks
  • Use of snorkeling equipment
  • Live story telling with local history and information about the region
  • Bar drinks, e.g. beer, cocktails
  • Hotel transfers

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Meeting point

Please arrive at the boat in Nidri harbour 30 minutes before the cruise begins. Look for the boat the M/S Christina.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • This cruise is suitable for people of all ages
  • The boat offers plenty of space in the shade on board
  • Extra bar drinks are not included
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 92 reviews

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In the morning we left the port of Nidri exactly at 9:00 am. We were offered a berth on the deck where we had a beautiful view during the boat trip. In the morning we were welcomed with a drink and a snack. During the boat trip you could use drinks from the bar, for a fee. They came to collect and bring these to the berths. In between we stopped for a swim at 4 beautiful bays and in the afternoon a delicious lunch was served in the form of a buffet, with something for everyone. Also stopped at a small island, where there was an hour to walk around and have a drink on the local terraces. In between, a lot was told about the history of various islands where we sailed. As a highlight we saw dolphins and a seal. All in all a super fun experience and the crew did everything they could to make it an unforgettable experience. Because a maximum of 50 people can be on the boat, it is quiet.

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September 26, 2022

We had an absolutely wonderful day at the cruise. The snorkeling spots were amazing and we also had a stop at a lovely small village. The crew was very professional and organized, we also enjoyed a nice lunch aboard. Was also so lucky to spot some dolphins on our way. The 9 hours felt like only a few and this is something we absolutely recommend!

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August 4, 2022

Superb day aboard this beautiful boat, well settled on comfortable mattresses we went from island to island. Moments of break for snorkeling, masks and snorkels lent, lots of fish in crystal clear waters! Our children loved it, the meal on board the boat was very nice, simple and good and eating on board and then diving back into the water was great. The crew is very friendly and available, we had a lot of explanations about the different islands, their history, it was perfect. Thank you for this great moment!

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August 3, 2022

Product ID: 143067