Water activity

Rhodes: High-Speed Boat Cruise to Symi Island

Activity provider: Rhodes Sea Lines

Rhodes: High-Speed Boat Cruise to Symi Island

Activity provider: Rhodes Sea Lines

From US$ 52.62 per person

Take a speedboat cruise to the scenic island of Symi. Enjoy free time to explore the island and make a 30-minute swim stop at one of the most beautiful bays in the world, St. George Bay.

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Duration 6 hours
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English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a high-speed boat cruise to Symi
  • Enjoy 3 hours exploring Symi Island
  • Swim in the crystal clear water of St. George’s Bay
  • Try the Symi mini shrimps and some local Ouzo
Full description

Tale a high-speed boat cruise to Symi, of the Dodecanese's most beautiful islands set amid the brilliant blue sea. Enjoy a fast boat service that gives you more time to explore the island. On the way, stop for swimming at Saint George’s bay.

Begin your high-speed cruise at Mandraki Harbor as you set sail for Symi. On arrival, admire the turquoise water of the fishing harbor, the pastel-colored neoclassical buildings that frame the bay, and the colorful church domes dotting the landscape. Disembark at Symi and enjoy approximately 3 hours to explore the fishing town on your own. Have lunch at one of the numerous traditional tavernas (at your expense) or swim in the glittering waters.

Depart Symi and admire the coastal views as you sail through Saint George’s Bay. Stop for a dip in the crystal clear waters or soak up the sunshine on deck before making your way back to Rhodes.

Includes
  • High-speed boat cruise
  • Free time in Symi
  • Swimming stop in Saint George’s Bay
  • Hotel transfers
  • Meals and drinks
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 must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Go to Rhodes Sea Lines office at Mandraki Harbor.

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What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 348 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5

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the travel time to the island is optimal. Due to high speed even at hot day one feels comfortable. the boat is comfy with multiple accesses to take pictures. 3 hours on the island is good, but I would extend to 4, as the island is very colorful and nice, but service in restaurants is slow, so actually you lose an hour.

October 3, 2022

Stylish boat with super seating. Early birds quickly filled the top deck so I sat on lower deck in one of the comfortable sports-style seat. The journey was smooth & swift and the boat moored in the centre of Symi town. After a lovely stroll around the delightful harbour front lunch was a plate of Symi shrimp…delicious and no need to shell the shrimp! The swim stop at St George’s bay was amazing… such wonderful, clear waters. The trip was efficiently organised, punctual and good value. The one hour journey time, & 11am departure time, is a huge advantage as no need to rush in the morning and you still get to Symi before the other much slower boats. Highly recommended!

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September 7, 2022

It was super nice. You left on time and got back on time. The Bay of St. George was absolutely gorgeous. Also Symi as an island! The time in the bay for swimming of 30 minutes was very nice, but a bit short maybe you could extend the time to 45 minutes. Otherwise, the crew on board was very friendly, they didn't take more passengers than there were seats, which was great too! Everyone had a seat and the speedboat was really great! Highly recommended!

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September 7, 2022

Product ID: 390080