Water activity

Rhodes Town: Boat Trip to Symi Island and St George Bay

Activity provider: Rizos Cruises

Rhodes Town: Boat Trip to Symi Island and St George Bay

Activity provider: Rizos Cruises

From US$ 43.14 per person

Visit the beautiful Saint George Bay and Symi by boat, and enjoy swimming, snorkeling and exploring on a city cruise from Rhodes.

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Duration 8 hours
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Greek, English


  • See colorful neo-classical houses in Symi
  • Discover charming fishermen boats on your way
  • Swim and snorkel in the stunning waters off St George Bay
  • Enjoy a convenient trip which starts and ends at Rhodes Harbour
Full description

Join a city cruise from Rhodes to Saint George Bay and the tiny boutique island of Symi, with sun beds and floating gear included. Stop for swimming and snorkeling in the bay which is only reachable by boat, before sailing to Symi to enjoy 3 hours of free time on the island.

Depart in the morning and set sail for St. George Bay. Feel the sunshine on your faces and admire Rhodes from the water. Stop for a 30-minute break to swim and snorkel in the crystal-clear water of St. George Bay. Then, enjoy a short boat ride to Symi Harbor. Disembark and take 3 hours to explore Symi at your own pace. Soak up the stunning harbor views and lose yourself in the colorful streets lined with neo-classical houses. Finally, relax as you sail back to Rhodes Harbor in the evening.

  • Sunbeds
  • Floating equipment
  • Transport to the meeting point

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Meeting point

Please arrive 20 minutes before the activity starts. You must exchange your voucher at the desk in front of the boat for entry. Look out for Rizos cruises "DISCOVERY".

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Important information

What to bring

  • Towel
  • Food and drinks
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Beachwear
  • Cash
  • Medical mask

Not allowed

  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Smoking indoors
  • Littering
  • Explosive substances
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 221 reviews

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Beautiful day to visit this typical village but crossing a bit long. Allow at least 1h30 one way with a swimming break (which would have been better on the way back). Also note that depending on your telephone operator, you can quickly get a non-Europe package because it is close to Turkey. 60€ in our case, the outing quickly becomes expensive…remember to cut your roaming or turn off your phone! Very helpful staff and affordable consumption

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September 10, 2022

Excellent excursion: the bay of Saint-Georges (stop of approx. 30min. on the outward journey) is magnificent. The time granted to the dive could be slightly more important but remains correct. The island of Symi (the town and the port) is very beautiful. We had time to visit the city and have a drink / ice cream on the terrace on the port.

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September 8, 2022

The trip to Symi was amazing, we got to stop for a swimming session at St George's Bay which is a marvellous place. The staff were super friendly, the boat is clean and there are many seating areas available inside and out, there are also sunbeds available on the top deck (better get around 8 am to the boat to find an available sunbed :) ). The views from the boat are great, Symi Island is beautiful and 3 hours were more than enough for us to go for a walk around the beautiful port, take photos, buy souvenirs, we evem had lunch at a taverna and had time for iced coffee later. 100% would recommend, definitely worth the money for such a lovely trip.

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August 31, 2022

Product ID: 179504