Water activity

From Heraklion: Morning Sailing trip to Dia Island

From Heraklion: Morning Sailing trip to Dia Island

From $82.08 per person

Enjoy a 4.5-hour sailing trip to the stunning Dia island for a tasty lunch, snorkeling, fishing and relaxing on the beach.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 4.5 hours
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Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
English
Pickup optional
Transfer from and back to your hotel for regions from Agia Pelagia to Hersonissos (25km east and west from Heraklion Port).
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a cool dip in the clear, turquoise waters of Dia island
  • Have fun fishing with your children
  • Enjoy an unforgettable sailing experience
  • Taste our freshly cooked Mediterranean menu
  • Relax in the peaceful Saint George Bay
Full description
Enjoy a cruise, snorkeling and fishing in crystal clear waters on this relaxing and fun trip to Dia Island. Relax on the 1-hour trip to the island, taking in the scenery and enjoying the comfort of your boat, which will have a maximum of 8 passengers onboard. Next, visit the romantic gulf and ancient Minoan port of St. George. Spend 2.5 hours swimming in the turquoise water, walking on the beautiful trails, fishing or just relaxing on the beach. Relax and let the crew take care of you by providing you with any snorkeling and fishing equipment you need. Enjoy unlimited refreshments, seasonal fruits and a delicious Mediterranean lunch served by the crew.
Includes
  • Lunch (roasted chicken fillets, rice with vegetables, Greek salad and 500ml wine)
  • Unlimited refreshments
  • Water
  • Fruit
  • Snorkeling and fishing equipment
  • Optional transfer to and from your hotel or cruise ship docked in Heraklion Port
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must fill out a travel information form
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
    • You must present a negative rapid test taken on the same day of the activity
    • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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    Meeting point

    Marina Cafe Venetian, Heraklion Port.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sun hat
    • Swimwear
    • Sunscreen
    • Passport or ID card, copy accepted
    • Sunglasses

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Oversize luggage
    • Alcohol and drugs

    Know before you go

    • Transfer from and back to your hotel or cruise ship is optional and will be arranged by e-mail. You will receive an e-mail asking for your hotel's details and a second one informing you about the pick-up time
    • According to Greek law, at the time of booking you must provide the ID or passport number, full name, sex, age and nationality of all participants in your group, otherwise you might not be permitted to board the boat
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 189 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.8/5
    • Safety
      4.9/5

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    Very nice experience. After a sailboat trip, we were able to swim in transparent waters rich in fish with a magnificent backdrop that is the nature reserve, the island of Dia. Delicious meals on board and welcoming staff. However the excursion is a bit expensive for just half a day.

    September 18, 2021

    We had an excellent trip! Hosts were friendly, boat was clean & modern and the lunch was excellent! The boat trip there and back was equally as relaxing and the bay was stunning with crystal clear water. Got a bit busy with boats at times but did not ruin the experience. Would recommend it to people visiting Crete!

    September 12, 2021

    Kalimera, We went to a sailing trip to Dia Island today. Our Captain George and Christina were amazing, so sympathetic. We had a lot of info for the trip an even me who was really afraid of the sea had a really nice time. The kids enjoyed it immensely and we will certainly book that trip again with George and Christina. Many many thanks

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    September 1, 2021

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