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Athens: Boat Tour to Agistri, Aegina with Moni Swimming Stop

1. Athens: Boat Tour to Agistri, Aegina with Moni Swimming Stop

Discover the Saronic Sea on a wooden sailing boat with this tour from Piraeus. Sip on welcome drinks and snack on pastries on the way to the islands of Agistri and Aegina. Go for a refreshing dip in Moni or Metopi. Savor an authentic Greek lunch paired with traditional wine and beer.   Begin the excursion at Marina Zeas. The first stop of the cruise is the island of Agistri, surrounded by vibrant blue waters and clothed in pine trees. Here you can connect with the lush nature and feel the presence of ancient Greeks and deities while swimming and relaxing on the fine hot sand of the long flax-golden beach between Megalochori and Skala. Adventure lovers can join the optional bike tour between Melalochori and Chalikiada Beach. From there, move onto the island of Moni or Nisis Metopi (depending on the weather). While here, you will be served a delicious traditional Greek lunch, accompanied by traditional wine, beer, soft drinks, and coffee.  After finishing your feast, have the chance to jump off the boat, snorkel, swim around the boat, or swim to the island. This gorgeous and unique island has no inhabitants but is populated with law-protected deer, wild goats, rabbits, and peacocks. Make a final journey toward ards the beautiful island of Aegina. Aegina is famous for its white stone houses, flowery backyards, pistachios, red volcanic landscape, sensational food, the temple of Apollo, and the temple of Aphaia. Here, enjoy the island's crystal-clear water and sandy beaches, while exploring the breathtaking waterfront and traditional Greek cuisine. Sail back to the port of Marina Zeas while enjoying the ambiance of select and chill music, coffee, and drinks. 

From Athens: Full-Day Cruise to Aegina, Agistri, & Aponissos

2. From Athens: Full-Day Cruise to Aegina, Agistri, & Aponissos

If you are looking for beach, sun, culture, and incredible scenery, look no further than this day trip. Explore Aphaia Temple in Aegina, revel in the blue waters of Agistri's beaches, jump off the boat in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of Aponissos. Board the authentic wooden sailing boat in Athens and enjoy coffee, tea, and freshly made juice with homemade cookies and cake. After an hour of sailing, tuck into a light healthy brunch. Then, arrive at Agistri Island, where you will have free time to explore the island and relax on the beach. Next, head to Aponissos for a traditional Greek lunch. Make use of the beautiful swimming spot and snorkeling gear. Then, sail to Aegina Island. Discover the ancient paths of Aphaia Temple and immerse yourself in the history of the island. Finally, tuck into fresh fruit on your return to Athens.

Athens: Full-Day Island Hopping Cruise with Lunch

3. Athens: Full-Day Island Hopping Cruise with Lunch

Take a day to explore the islands of Athens on a wooden cruise boat. Admire Agistri Island's natural beauty and walk through small villages. Next, arrive at the Island of Moni and enjoy swimming and lunch. Last, explore Aegina, with a visit to two temples and time to explore. Arrive at the meeting point and experience a warm welcome on board with coffee, juice, and pastries. Head out to sea and relax on the sofas on the boat or sunbathe on the deck until arrival at Agistri Island. Drop anchor at one of Greece's little island paradises, Agistri Island. Gaze at the amazing cliffs and hills covered with pine trees, swim in the emerald waters, and stroll through the traditional alleys of the small villages. Next, find yourself on the protected island of Moni, a small nature park with peacocks and deer as the only inhabitants. Enjoy lunch on the beach of Moni paired with Greek wine, beer, and soft drinks. Relax in the sun, swim, and snorkel in the turquoise water to admire the underwater world. The historical island of Aegina is the final stop. Admire this picturesque port and learn of the pistachio production that the island is famous for. Explore at your own pace and visit the Temple of Apollo and the Temple of Athena Aphaia before heading back to shore.

Athens: Sailing Cruise along the Coast

4. Athens: Sailing Cruise along the Coast

Sail along the Athenian Coast and experience its beauty on a sailboat cruise. Dive into the sparkling clear waters for a swim or snorkel, and soak in panoramic views before savoring some Greek food and wine on the vessel. Meet your experienced crew and hop on the sailboat for a heart-filling experience sailing in the Saronic Gulf. Upon leaving the port, head towards Vouliagmeni Bay, past the Athenian Riviera, for your first swim stop. Next, continue to your second swim stop, located off the coast. There you will be served a selection of Greek appetizers and some local wine or refreshments. Learn the basics of sailing from your skipper, or just sit and relax in the sun. Explore some hidden coves and drop an anchor in beautiful secluded bays where you will be able to enjoy a swim using the onboard snorkels, flippers, and goggles. In the meantime, you will be served some authentic Greek tapas and quality Greek wine before making your way back to the base for your return. 

Nea Makri: Marathon Cape & Bay of Schinias Snorkeling Trip

5. Nea Makri: Marathon Cape & Bay of Schinias Snorkeling Trip

Come on board a snorkeling trip to enjoy the warm and clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Delight in a 4.5-hour excursion of snorkeling and swimming on this excursion to Marathon Cape and Bay of Schinias. After a 20-minute speedboat ride from Marathon beach, you'll be exploring the beautiful, hidden bays of Marathon Cape. Let your guide show you how to use the snorkeling equipment, and then plunge into the gorgeous waters to see all the vibrant marine life of the region! Enjoy snacks and refreshments on board throughout the day.  Later, relax on the sandy beach or swim in the crystal clear waters of Schinias Bay.

From Rhodes: All-Inclusive Catamaran Cruise with Swim Stops

6. From Rhodes: All-Inclusive Catamaran Cruise with Swim Stops

Hop on board Aphrodite, a 36-foot catamaran, for a sun and sea cruise designed for holiday-makers looking for a chill cruise and a true taste of Greek hospitality. Enjoy 3 swimming stops and unlimited drinks and snacks on board.   Make your first swimming stop at Antony Quinn Bay. Take 40 minutes to luxuriate in the most photogenic bay of Rhodes, enjoying drinks and snacks, and the opportunity to swim or snorkel. Then, head off to the next two swimming stops. Spend 30 minutes each at Afantou Bay and Ladiko Bay for some more relaxation and swimming. Have fun with the facilities on board the vessel. Have peace of mind knowing that although Aphrodite is licensed for 45 passengers, the limit will be 28 passengers to maintain maximum comfort. Choose a super comfy sofa, relax, and enjoy the open bar with your choice of wine, beer, soft drinks, water, or the cocktail of the day, made on the spot from fresh fruit. Take advantage of the local snacks as well, including melekouni (Rhodian traditional honey and sesame bars), a fruit platter, and a choice of local produce.

Rhodes: Boat Party Cruise with Live DJ

7. Rhodes: Boat Party Cruise with Live DJ

Climb onboard boat where the DJ will already be playing music. Set sail at 5 PM toward the first stop at Anthony Quinn Bay, where you'll moor for 30 minute for swimming and the day's first game: champagne diving. The next stop will be Afandou Bay for more swimming and the opportunity to explore the Traganou Caves. Play more fun games and try to win free drinks at the bar. Continue on to Faliraki Bay, where the party will really begin. By now, everyone will be dancing to the tunes of the resident DJ, sipping drinks, and soaking up the sun. Arrive back in Faliraki at around 8:00 PM.

Athens Riviera: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Free Wine

8. Athens Riviera: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Free Wine

Sit on the deck of a comfortable sailing yacht and enjoy an evening sunset cruise around the Attica Coast, listening to chilled music while sipping wine. Hop on board a modern sailboat, meet the local skipper and be taken away on a memorable experience, sailing the Saronic Gulf during the most beautiful time of day. Cruise the coast of the Athenian Riviera, while you take-in stunning views. Experience sailing the sea just by the power of the wind. Let your crew look after you and enjoy a glass of wine (or another refreshment) at no cost. Learn the basics of sailing alongside your skipper or just sit and relax watching a gorgeous sunset. Ride the waves and explore the view of Athens from the sea. In the meantime, indulge in some authentic Greek meze (tapas) and high-quality Greek wine before making your return. 

Rhodes: Romantic Gulet Cruise w/ Swimming, Buffet & Drinks

9. Rhodes: Romantic Gulet Cruise w/ Swimming, Buffet & Drinks

Discover the 3 most beautiful bays on Rhodes. Sunbathe, swim and snorkel with your friends and family. The first stop is Kallithea Springs, an ancient therapy spa. Next is the Caves of Traganou at Afandou Beach, where you can snorkel inside the rock formations. The third stop is Anthony Quinn Bay, a picturesque pirate shelter with abundant underwater life. Enjoy a lunch buffet of Mediterranean, seafood and vegetarian dishes, prepared and served on board. The crew will keep your glass filled with chilled wine, cold beer or juice throughout the cruise.

Athens: Cliff Diving Boat Trip in Nea Makri

10. Athens: Cliff Diving Boat Trip in Nea Makri

Board your private boat in Shinias Bay and embark on a 20-minute journey to Cape Marathon. This place famous for its cliffs (which range from easy to challenging). Arrive at one of the many hidden bays of Cape Marathon, where you will have the opportunity to swim in crystal clear waters and climb up the famous cliffs. Take the opportunity to view the seabed as you snorkel through the coves. 

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4.6 / 5

based on 189 reviews

The tour guides were amazing. The cook in the boat really did his job and the boat was safe and good facilitated. The captain was funny, for people who wants to enjoy the islands and other tourists, this tour is a great option.

As a solo traveler this was so much fun. I met many amazing people from different places and the crew was absolutely fantastic and so professional.

Best trip we have done on Rhodes! Just the right amount of time needed, beautiful stops and excellent service!

Highlight of Greece all the crew were great hosts and the lunch was excellent

Amazing trip, would recommend and would love to do it again!