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Boat Day Trips Spinalonga

Elounda, Crete, Greece
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US$81.86*
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Full Day Tour to Spinalonga Island with BBQ Lunch
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Travellers talk about
“leper colony” (39 reviews)
“pork chop” (17 reviews)
“agios nikolaos” (19 reviews)
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Elounda, Crete, Greece
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"leper colony"
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"pork chop"
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"agios nikolaos"
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"our thomas cook rep"
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"tour guide"
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"barbecue lunch"
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"victoria hislop"
in 15 reviews
"holiday rep"
in 5 reviews
"return journey"
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"greek salad"
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"sparrow travel"
in 3 reviews
"euros per person"
in 5 reviews
"toilet facilities"
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"english speaking guide"
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"steeped in history"
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"entry fee"
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"fascinating island"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a boat from Elounda over to Spinalonga about 25 mins. Fantastic views of the island as you go over. 10€ for the return trip. They say you have an hour on the Island but you can get any of the Elounda boats back so...More

4  Thank annettemorden
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Really good and interesting visit to this ex lepper colony in Crete very educational and we did it on an organised trip from our stay in Malia last sept and was well worth it and would reccommend to anyone

Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Out family (7 & 4 year olds) booked a private charter for a 2 hour boat trip. We cruised round Spinalonga and the mainland and stopped at several spots to fish - we caught lots and the kids loved it. Dimitris our skipper was great...More

1  Thank Rolg33
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Made our way independently to the village of Elounda from out hotel by taxi. Boats leave for the island of spinalonga every 30 minutes. Crossing time on boat approximately 20 minutes. The return boat trip cost 10 euros each. We had 1 hour on the...More

1  Thank Trehwfa38
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Bought tickets from excursion not a bad price on main Street hersonissos. Was picked up dropped off driven through towns mountains then to elounda on coast onto boat but couldn't get on to island cos sea was rough so had bbq on a quiet bay...More

Thank jwl66
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Spinalonga is an easy visit if you are staying nearby, its packed full of history both recent and ancient. If you are staying near Elounda there's quite a wide range of prices you can pay for the trip, anything up to €40 if you include...More

Thank Carter405
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

A holiday highlight. We left the car in the large Elouda harbour car park. We caught the boat nearby and enjoyed the trip across to the island. Blue sky, blue sea, the boat leaving a frothy white trail behind us with a warm wind blowing....More

Thank kathy b
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Had a good time on the Ostria to Spingalonga famous in the book the Island when you arrive and go through the tunnel the atmosphere is certainly different may be from the suffering that happened on the Island.A trip not to be missed

Thank Richard J
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We took the boat from Plaka, because Plaka is least touristic (also rather small) and because it only takes 10 minutes to reach (compared to half an hour from Elounda and 2 hours from Agios). Boat price is 8 euros per person and boat leaves...More

1  Thank Bas B
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

A trip you simply have to make. The island is steeped in history going back hundreds of years. In more recent times in was a leper colony and the book The Island by Victoria Hislop is worth reading. Anyway down to the business end of...More

Thank BJALLI
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ejit
16 April 2018|
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Response from jwl66 | Reviewed this property |
Hi we stayed in hersonnisos we walked into town an paid about 40 45 euros each the trip as nearly all day as dropping other people off got picked up outside hotel. Also went to other towns like elounda and agia pallggio for... More
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juli1467
2 April 2018|
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Response from jwl66 | Reviewed this property |
Hi we had a all in one trip with our coach but the boat went from elounda in the marina or further up the coast at plaka hope that helps
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sandra G
30 July 2017|
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Response from philip422 | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion Definitely Plaxa Much nearer and a smaller boat therefore more authentic and traditional trip experience.
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