From the Heraklion Area: Day Trip to Chrissi Island

4.3 / 5

49 reviews

From the Heraklion Area: Day Trip to Chrissi Island

From $42.84 per person

Visit the uninhabited island of Chrissi and admire the untouched nature. Enjoy a boat trip through the crystal clear waters of the Libyan Sea and discover the unique flora and fauna of the island.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 14 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, French, German
Pickup included
Pickup on the main road, the bus stop, taxi station, or entrance to the hotel or specific building. Please arrive to your designated pickup point 5 minutes before the departure time.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit an uninhabited island in Crete and discover a fascinating world of golden sand beaches and natural cedar forests
  • Enjoy the journey on the Libyan Sea and admire the dazzling blue water
  • Explore the rocky volcanic island and admire the beautiful dunes as well as the remains of former dwellings and ruins
Full description
Enjoy a day tour to the uninhabited island of Chrissi. Admire this small island with its natural cedar forest and beautiful sandy beaches. Drive to the south of Crete and reach the picturesque old town of Lerapetra. Climb aboard the boat at the port of Lerapetra and travel through the crystal clear waters of the Libyan Sea. With luck you will see dolphins, and finally reach Chrissi – also called the Golden Island. Admire untouched nature – a paradise of unparalleled flora and fauna. Stroll through a natural cedar forest, enjoy the incredible tranquility and discover corals and shells, dunes and salt marshes.
Includes
  • Ride in a modern, fully air-conditioned coach
  • Guide
  • Free WiFi onboard the coach
  • Boat ticket (€17 adults, children up to 12 years old are free)
  • Local tax (€1)
COVID-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Face mask or protective covering
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash
  • Towel

Know before you go

  • Please remember swimming items, a camera and light clothes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 49 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.1/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5
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Really beautiful beach, incredible and with the epidemic at the moment you are only in a small group so you might as well tell you that you have a lot of room. On the other hand price a little high because it's an afternoon beach at almost 110 euros at 2, food and drinks not included

September 25, 2020

Very good trip. Over-time pick-up at the hotel. Because of Corona, a fever was measured at the entrance and the seats were assigned by the tour guide. Everything is well organized. On the ship, as in the bus, there was a mask requirement, which was also checked. The island was already explained on the bus.

September 12, 2020

Fantastic island!

The trip was really great! The bus picked us up in time and the tour guides were very personable and informed us well about everything. On the way to the harbor we enjoyed the landscape and discovered one or two beautiful bays and the boat trip to the island took about 1 hour and was also super beautiful. The island is a dream but unfortunately a lot of tourists are there. My tip: don't go to the Golden Beach, everyone is heading for it. There are other beautiful bays on the island with crystal clear water! That was absolutely fantastic! We snorkeled there but there were not many fish or anything to see, but you can discover the beautiful nature on the island! The process was super organized, everything was fine, a successful trip!

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July 3, 2019

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