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Adamantas: Milos Sightseeing Sailboat Cruise

4.9 / 5

97 reviews

Activity provider: POLCO YACHTS LTD

Adamantas: Milos Sightseeing Sailboat Cruise

Activity provider: POLCO YACHTS LTD
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From US$ 164.25 per person

Enjoy a full day cruise that covers the west part of the island, Kleftiko and the cave of Sykia, both inaccessible by land. Cruise, swim and snorkel in secluded bays with a small group of up to 10 passengers.

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Duration 8.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Discover the highlights of Milos Island on a sailing boat
  • Visit the Kleftiko bay, the Arkoudes rocks, the Sykia bay and many other unique places
  • Swim and snorkel in crystal waters with an underwater camera
  • Taste Greek food, snacks and drinks on-board
  • Discover the caves in Sykia and Kleftiko with a dinghy
Full description

Embark on a full-day cruise to west Kleftiko from Adamantas. Visit highlights, including Cape Vani and the Sykia cave. Enjoy Greek tapas on board with plenty of swimming and snorkeling stops en route.

Starting from Adamantas and sailing close to the east coast of the bay, you will pass the Christian catacombs, the colorful villages of Skinopi, the capital of ancient Milos and the place where the famous statue of Venus de Milo was discovered.  You will then reach Cape Vani, the bay which was home to one of the first metal mines in Milos. After seeing the old 19th-century mines, you will have the first swim at the bay of Kalogries in crystal clear turquoise waters. After swimming and having some fresh fruit, cakes and refreshments the skipper will set sail for Sykia, the biggest and most impressive cave of Milos. After a quick swim, you will take the small motor-boat under a low passage made of lava rocks and visit the cave.  Head back to the boat and enjoy some ouzo with a variety of Greek homemade tapas. Finally, you will reach Kleftiko, the old pirates-lair. Snorkeling here is an amazing experience due to the underwater passages, caves and an unsurpassed water clarity. Back on the boat, refreshments and ice-cold beers will be waiting for you, followed by a delicious meal and dessert. After you eat you can take the dinghy and go explore the unique Kleftiko caves and passages.  Later, the boat will head east towards Gerakas bay, after a short swim, enjoy fresh fruit back on the boat. The cruise ends in the beautiful tranquil bay of Provatas around 7:00 PM. From there, you will travel back to Adamantas in just 15 minutes. 

  • Homemade food, drinks and snacks
  • Snorkeling gear and underwater cameras
  • Pictures sent by email or transferred to a USB stick
  • Experienced skipper and crew
  • Transfer from Provatas to Adamas or vice versa
  • Dinghy exploration in Kleftiko and Sykia Caves
  • Towels
  • Sun protection
  • Hotel transfer

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Meeting point

Please make sure you provide your passenger details at least 24 hours before scheduled departure Meet the crew at 9:30 AM at the port of Adamas in front of the Polco-Sailing boats (opposite Kinigos Restaurant). Look for Polco-Sailing flags and state the name on the booking reference In case of a change to the meeting point or itinerary, due to weather conditions for example, we will inform you by email 24 hours before the cruise Make sure to check for updates from GetYourGuide before the cruise

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket

Know before you go

  • Unless weather does not permit it, the cruise begins from the port of Adamas and ends at the bay of Palaiochori. Return to Adamas will be arranged for you and is included in the price
  • It is possible that the cruise starts from Palaiochori and returns to Adamas, which means the itinerary would be in the reverse order. Transfer from Adamas to Palaiochori will be arranged for you and is included in the price
  • Please bring a swimsuit, sunscreen, a towel and a light jacket for the sea breeze
  • Due to changing weather conditions the itinerary might be changed by the cruise operator to ensure your safety and the best possible experience
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 97 reviews

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This was our FAVORITE day of our Honeymoon. This tour is a MUST if you're looking for a full day of action, adventure and beautiful sights. The Captain George was the highlight of the trip. He's the youngest boat captain in Milos, and is hilarious, professional, and extremely knowledgeable about the island and about boating. We had plenty of time to swim in the water, snorkle, cliff jump, explore caves via a tender boat and to relax on the boat in hammocks. They served breakfast, lunch and dessert which was all FANTASTIC and had unlimited wine, beer and ouzo. It was a wonderful experience all around and we wont soon forget it.

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June 24, 2022

We had an amazing time on this day excursion! The guides were amazing, the food exceeded our expectations, we felt safe, and we got personalized experiences going into the caves in small groups on a dingy. I would highly recommend this tour if you are in Milos, it was one of our favourite days of our entire vacation!!

June 21, 2022

We had an excellent day with Polco Sailing! Three Polco boats took the trip together caravan-style including music, drinks (water, wine, beer, ouzo), and excellent food. We stopped 3 or 4 times to swim, with 2 or 3 different dinghy excursions into various caves. There was time (and equipment) to snorkel and opportunities for cliff diving and more. Bring water shoes to protect your feet climbing around on rocks and lots of sunscreen.

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June 20, 2022

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