Caldera Tour & Sunset in Oia
You will have free time to swim in the crystal waters of Korfos or to eat in traditional taverns with different dishes of the island.
from / to hotel / meeting points
GUIDED VOLCANO TOUR
to Oia by bus after cruise
VOLCANO ENTRANCE FEE
After being picked up by our buses, you will reach Athinios port to embark on a traditional wooden boat “kaikki” at 11:30 and start sailing with destination the Volcano.
Your stay there is for about 1 hour and 15 minutes. To walk up to the volcano to meet the active craters is about 20/30 minutes through a walkable path. It is worth to reach the top because when you arrive there, if you scratch the surface you will see steam coming out, smell the sulfur and also take pictures.
After the visit of Nea Kameni, the boat continues to the island of Palaia Kameni where the Hot Springs are located. The boat anchors a few meters outside the small bay of Agios Nikolaos,it lowers down a ladder in the water and from there you can swim a distance of about 30 meters to get to the famous mud baths of Palaia Kameni, which are believed to have beneficial abilities for the skin and other diseases. The water temperature is 30-35 degrees but it constantly mixes with seawater. The boat remains here for about 30 minutes for swimming. It’s quite a time since there is no beach on the small island where you can stay for a while.
In continuation of the tour, the boat sails to the island of Thirassia. You have 2 hours free time to swim in the crystal waters of Korfos or to eat in traditional taverns with different dishes of the island. You can go by foot or by donkeys in the village of Manolas, which is very picturesque with narrow streets and nice view of Santorini and worth a visit. After the 2 hour pleasant break on the island of Thirassia, we start to return back to the old port sailing near the volcanic cliffs of Oia to take pictures of the unique scenery. When we arrive in the port of Athinios there will be our bus waiting for you to get you to the village of Oia where you will have free time to walk through the narrow streets, take pictures of the mesmerizing scenery and watch the famous sunset.
Right after the sunset, our bus will be waiting for you to return you back to the starting point, where it also ends.
Extra Tour Info
- Max passengers: 100.
- Pick up point & time may vary depending on the location of your accommodation. Time and place will be advised upon confirmation.
- Not recommended to people with limited mobility.
- What to bring: Sturdy shoes (sneakers / plastic sole), Summer clothing (shorts / tee shirt), Swimsuit & towel, Sunblock & hat, Money for drinks on board, lunch in Thirassia & entrance fee to the Volcano.
- No cancellation fee will be charged for cancellation before the release period.
- Free cancellation up to 24h prior the confirmed tour date.
- For a no-show, 100% of the amount is charged.
For all cancellations or changes, we require having an email notification at [email protected]
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