1. Greece
  2. Cyclades
  3. Oia
  4. Palea Kameni

Volcanic Islands Cruise with Hot Springs Visit

Product ID: 134943
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Cruise to the volcanic islands of Santorini's caldera region. Swim in hot springs, admire views from an active volcano and explore the typical villages of Thirassia and Oia.
About this activity
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Duration: 3 - 10 hours
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Spanish, English, French, Greek, Italian

Pickup optional

Pickup from near your hotel. You will receive a separate email/call from the local tour operator with the exact point and time one day before. Approximate pickup times: Oia: 8:25AM, Imerovigli: 8:35AM, Firostefani: 8:40 AM, Fira: 8:50 AM, Kamari: 8:40AM, Perissa: 8:40AM, Akrotiri: 9:00AM.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Peer into the crater of an active volcano
  • Swim in volcanic sulfur waters
  • Explore the the city of Thirassia on your own
  • Experience a spectacular sunset in Oia
Itinerary
  • Santorini

  • 30 minutes

  • Nea Kameni (free time)

  • Santorini Volcano (hiking) optional

  • Palea Kameni (swimming, hot spring)

  • 30 minutes

  • Thirassia (free time, swimming)

  • 30 minutes

  • Oia optional

  • 30 minutes

  • Santorini

1 - 8 hours

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Full description
Sail from Athinios Port to small islands that are home to volcanos, hot springs and traditional villages.

Stop at Nea Kameni and take the path to the crater of the active volcano. Enjoy free time to explore the island. Next, head to Palea Kameni, and swim in the hot springs.

Return to the boat for a short sail to Thirassia, where you’ll have free time to explore. Visit Manolas, accessed by winding stairs, or by a donkey ride up to the village.

There is the option of extending the tour in Oia to admire the panoramic views and a spectacular sunset. This option is running from 1 May to 21 September. Depending on the option chosen, the duration of the tour is 6 or 10 hours. If this option is selected, after the end of the boat ride you will be transferred to Oia. Please meet your bus at the meeting point 15 minutes after the sunset.
Includes
  • Round-trip bus transfer from your hotel area (if option selected)
  • Audio commentary on the boat
  • Stop at Volcano, Hot Springs and Thirassia island
  • Bar on the boat
  • Option for free time and sunset at Oia village
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Santorini Old Harbor. You can take the cable car from Fira to the Old Port. Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity begins. You must exchange your voucher at the ticket counter before the tour begins.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sun hat
  • Towel
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with mobility limitation
• For the hike on the volcano you need to bring walking shoes, sunscreen and a hat
• If you book the option with the sunset at Oia please note that after getting back to the port you will be transferred by buses to Oia
• Pick-up is done from central meeting point near your hotel and begins approximately 60-90 minutes before the cruise departure. You will receive an email with details one day before the cruise
• During summer the boat is usually crowded but there is a seat for every passenger
• At hot springs, non-confident swimmers can stay on the boat. Please note that the boat is equipped with life jackets that are only provided in case of emergency
• The Oia Sunset option does not run in October, November, or April because the sunset is earlier so there is not enough time

From US$ 32.78 per person

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Product ID: 134943