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One of Crete’s top beaches! Visit one of Europe's most beautiful beaches, Balos Lagoon with crystal clear waters and white sand, with a stop at the Gramvousa island. A wonderful boat cruise with all the comforts on board.

 Details of your trip

Total cost of the excursion:

Adults 50€

The total price for an adult is 50€. An adult will pay 30€ upon booking and the remaining amount 20€ will be paid in cash at bus to the guide.

Children 30€
The total price for a child age 3-11,99 yrs is 30€. A child will pay 20€ upon booking and the remaining amount 10€ will be paid in cash at bus to the guide. Children under 3 yrs are free of charge.
Your day starts with being picked up from your hotel or at one of the specific pick up points. On the bus the guide is going to give you all the necessary information about the cruise. The ferry is waiting for you when you arrive at the port of Kissamos.
There is a self-service point on board where you can buy meals, snacks and drinks. You can freely choose your seat either on the outside deck or inside. From the port, it is less than an hour's sea journey to Balos lagoon. You have possibility to swim in the crystal clear waters and enjoy sunbathing at the beach or on board. The break at Balos beach is 2,5 hours.
It is only 20 minutes from Balos to the island of Gramvousa. There will be 1 hour and 45 minutes break on the island where you can stay ashore for a swim, hike up to the Venetian fortress of Gramvousa or stay on the ferry. From the island of Gramvousa, there is a direct return to the port of Kissamos-Kastelli. During the boat trip, it's a great opportunity to admire the scenery from the sea when the sun is already behind you.
The ferry is arriving at 17:45 to the port and the return time in Chania is approximately by 19:00.

Notice! To see the Gramvousa fortress you need to walk uphill a couple of hundred of meters to reach the top of the island.

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Bus Tour



Notice! You will only pay a deposit here and the ticket for boat trip at the bus to guide.

Not included:

Boat Ticket 20 Euro Adult, 10 Euro Children

Food and Drinks


Sun Umbrellas

Pick Up time:

Pick up time and location is at ticket. 

In case of delay, call +306936926673

Tips & Don't Forget

Good shoes and slippers
Sun Protection



The Blue Lagoon
Crystal Clear Water
Amazing Beach
Lovely Ferry Trip
Gramvousa, the Venetian Fortress Built During the 16th Century 

Cancellation Policy:

Reservations must be made no later 24 hours prior to departure. Any cancellation must be made 24 hours prior trip. In case of late cancellations, no refund will be made.

If a trip is cancelled due to insufficient participants or adverse weather conditions, we will refund 100% of made payments.

In case of any changes in the activity Destination Platanias will send you a sms. Please make sure your phone is on and charged.

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  1. Kastelli
  2. Gramvousa
  3. Gramvousa Island
  4. Balos Lagoon