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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took the boat trip to Spinalonga today, and with the wind abated after 3 days of 20 knots plus, a lovely trip. Had to walk around the harbour though after booking tickets!

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took small boat from Elounda for 12€ each (return ticket) and it took about half hour to get there. Then we spent hour and half on the small island. The entrance is 8€ per person (4€ reduced), but I found it very interesting and...More

1  Thank Martin S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had heard from other guests that booking an inclusive trip through a travel shop involved anything from 2-3 hours each way on the coach dependant on how many hotels the coach was picking up from so decided to go it alone with public transport. So...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

took a boat from Elounda on a beautiful but windy day and enjoyed the 30min boat ride into this island. Upon arrival you buy your entrance tickets and only then you experience the hash conditions on this island. It must have been tough for the...More

3  Thank Tom081254
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

So much beauty of Crete to see in one day! The boat trip to the island was beautiful, enjoying the sunshine, the breeze and the turquoise waters! The visit to Spinalonga was really interesting and the split of time between guided and own time felt...More

2  Thank Mrs C
Reviewed 15 June 2018

After seen and heard so much for this island, walking on it was a life time experience. If you know what happened there you feel a new person leaving the place. The boat trip was quick and pleasurable as you could gaze upon the marvelous...More

4  Thank ge0rgi0ssl
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Visit to spinalonga, lovely coach and boat trip to the island however very thirsty when we got there and decided to go to the only hut/shop there to buy a drink, really wish we hadnt, 6 euro for a small bottle of pop, absolutly disgracefully,...More

2  Thank jacqueline r
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

A day trip out in a boat to Spinalonga is a definite must. You start your trip on a boat which takes you to the island where you will have a guided tour of the island which is filled with history, after that you get...More

1  Thank Josiejo2
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Although we would not have liked to have missed the trip to Spinalonga, we would not chose to make it part of an excursion package in future. It was a long day, mostly because the bus seemed to pick people up from every hotel in...More

1  Thank noexcessbaggage
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Lovely trip over taking about 20 minutes. You have an hour before boat returns however as the boatmen are in a cooperative you can stay longer and return on a different boat. The old shops have been renovated and are now a series of museum...More

1  Thank Fillipos
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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
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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
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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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