Santorini Boat Tours

Enjoy the Best Santorini Cruises to Caldera

One of the best ways to explore the island it is by taking a Santorini boat trip. Allows you to explore the Caldera, Red Beach, White Beach, and the hot springs in the oldest part of the volcano. Most of them include a Greek BBQ prepared on board, along with wine, beer, and refreshments to enhance the experience. There are stops for swimming and mesmerizing snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters of the island.

Best Santorini Boat Tours

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Catamaran Santorini

Catamaran tours are among the most popular boat tours in Santorini, perfect for a day trip or a sunset tour. They offer a luxurious and comfortable way to explore the island. These tours usually include traditional greek meal and drinks on board and stops at the island’s most famous attractions, such as the volcano, hot springs, Red Beach and the island of Thirassia. Catamaran tours are perfect for couples, families, and groups of friends who want to enjoy a relaxing day on the water.

Types of Catamaran Tours

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Sunset Cruise Santorini

The Sunset Cruise in Santorini is one of the most chosen activities by travelers. It allows you to witness the colors of the sunset from the sea, enjoy a wonderful sailing experience in the waters of the Aegean Sea, and get up close to the Santorini volcano. It is an activity that is definitely worth adding to your bucket list.

Types of Sunset Cruises

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Santorini Motor Yacht

Enjoy a motor yacht cruise in Santorini and take advantage of the freedom to choose your itinerary through the Santorini caldera or other nearby islands. The speed and comfort of these cruises are among the features that set them apart.

Types of Santorini Motor Yacht

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Private Boat Tours Santorini

If you wish to explore the Santorini caldera, hot springs, and the island of Thirassia with total privacy, this is the Santorini boat tour to choose. You will enjoy an unparalleled experience, snorkeling in crystal-clear waters with your friends, family, or guests. You can choose to sail on a catamaran or a motor yacht; the choice always is yours.

Types of Private Boat Tours

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Volcano Hot Springs Tour

The Volcano Tour includes all cruises that navigate the Santorini caldera and approach the Santorini volcano. They all include a traditional Greek meal on board, allowing you to reach the thermal waters for a bath on the island of Palea Kameni, appreciate the volcanic terrain up close, and experience the refreshing breeze of the Cyclades on the best sailing cruise.

Types of Volcano Hot Springs Tour

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Frequently Asked

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Explore the magnificent boat cruises of Santorini with a wide range of options to choose from. Whether you prefer a day cruise, sunset cruise or a full-day cruise that combines both, you’ll find it all here. Select from semi-private catamaran cruises for a group tour, or opt for a Santorini private catamaran cruise exclusively for you and your companions. But why stop there? Take it up a notch with a Santorini private motor yacht tour, which not only lets you make multiple stops in Santorini, including hiking at the Santorini volcano and discovering hidden gems, but also visiting other islands.Hopping island from Santorini to Mykonos, Koufonisia , Ios and more places, are only a few of them.

Make your proposal truly unforgettable by choosing a Santorini private catamaran cruise or a Santorini private motor yacht cruise where you can customize the itinerary and pick the perfect spot to pop the question under the stunning Santorini sunset, with the breathtaking view of the caldera as your backdrop. If you’re in the mood to celebrate with others, a semi-private sunset cruise is the perfect choice! Turn your proposal into a party by booking a semi-private catamaran sunset cruise and create unforgettable memories with friends and loved ones. No matter which option you choose, a sailing cruise proposal during the sunset hour in Santorini is sure to be an incredible and unforgettable experience.
For families traveling with children, we recommend taking a Santorini catamaran day cruise or a private motor yacht day tour since the longer daylight hours provide a more enjoyable experience. Children typically love the swimming portions the most, making it an entertaining experience for them. For a more personalized tour that covers multiple locations, a private Santorini motor yacht cruise is the perfect option. Our expert crew will provide guidance on onboard safety, ensuring a safe and memorable vacation experience for your family.
Whether you choose a private or semi-private boat tour, all Santorini boat tours come with a variety of amenities to enhance your experience. Enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner on board, along with unlimited soft drinks, beer, and wine from the open bar.In addition to food and drinks, your boat tour will also include pick-up and drop-off services from your hotel or Airbnb, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free experience from start to finish. To make your time on the water even more enjoyable, we provide towels, snorkeling gear (mask and snorkel), and swimming noodles for your use throughout the tour.While each tour may have unique inclusions, you can always expect a comfortable and convenient experience on board our boats, with all the amenities you need to make the most of your time in Santorini.
Yes, of course you can take a boat tour and enjoy the sailing experience in Santorinis famous spots and the caldera view ,even if your cruise ship docks at the Santorini old port. However, kindly note that we only pick up guests from the villages where hotels are located. You should acknowledge or inquire about how much time is needed to reach land by tender. When you arrive at the Santorini cruise port, you will need to take a cable car to the city center Fira. The old port is not accessible by car- this can also take some time if many cruise ships are arriving at the port at the same time (it might take you an hour to get on the top of the hill depending also the month you are visiting Santorini island). Our office is a two-minute walk from the entrance of the cable car, and we can pick you up there if you arrive at our office Please ask the cruise ship company what time you are arriving as well as the time you need to be back at the old port of Fira. If you can’t make it by then,we can  arrange a private transfer/taxi for you so you can make it in time for the cruise (at an extra cost) as our free transfer has to make many stops to pick up all the guests for the cruise and can’t delay in order to be on time for our cruise to begin. No need to hurry though! Make your tour more flexible by booking a Santorini private motor yacht cruise to visit more places faster and why not hike at the famous volcano as you will have more time. On the other hand if you are a big group, a Santorini private catamaran tour would be the ideal for you.A private boat tour will give you the opportunity to be more flexible with the hours along with the itinerary.
If you wish to take a boat tour and you are afraid of seasickness, do not worry as we offer travel gums and our crew is always available to help and provide tips to feel better. However, a private Motor yacht cruise would be ideal for seasickness , as their larger and heavier hull design provides more stable and predictable movements in the water reducing the rolling motion of the boat.

Ahoy there! Read our insider tips to make your boat trip in Santorini even more amazing!Whether you opt for a semi-private catamaran boat tour, a private catamaran boat tour, or a private hopping island motor yacht tour,pack your bag with all the essentials you’d normally bring for a day at the shore.

  • Hat and sunscreen to protect your skin from the sizzling Greek sun during the scorching summer days.
  • Your swimsuit because you’ll have plenty of opportunities to splash around in the refreshing waters but don’t forget to choose a dark-colored bathing suit because Santorini’s volcano hot springs contain sulfur that can stain light-colored swimsuits.
  • Dress comfortably in casual clothing and bring a light jacket for a Santorini sunset cruise when things cool down in the evening.

    All aboard now! It is time to soak up the sun, enjoy the Santorini caldera scenery, and swim in crystal-clear waters in the hidden gems in Santorini!
The highlight activity for visitors in Santorini island is a day or sunset cruise to discover some of Santorini’s hidden gems. You’ll have the opportunity to visit the iconic White and Red Beach of Santorini, see famous landmarks such as the Venetian Lighthouse, and swim in the hot springs of Santorini’s volcano. These sites are only accessible by boat, making a boat tour an essential part of your Santorini itinerary. Are you starving? A fabulous homemade BBQ on board, with Greek appetizers and an open bar serving soft drinks, beer, and wine is waiting for you….If relaxation is more your style, then a Santorini sunset cruise is ideal! Grab your free glass of wine on board and enjoy the breathtaking sunset in the caldera view. A private motor yacht cruise will give you the freedom to hike at the volcano and to create your itinerary in Santorini and other islands at your own pace.Why not watch the sunset in the middle of the Aegean Sea while sailing back to Santorini from another island?
The volcanic hot springs in Santorini are heated by the volcanic activity underwater and they contain sulfur, which is known for its healing properties. The main difference between the hot springs of Santorini and the volcano hiking tour is the type of experience they offer. With a sailing catamaran cruise, you can swim in these hot springs while enjoying the beautiful caldera view and discovering hidden gems in the sea. A more adventurous and active way to explore the island’s natural wonders is by a private motor yacht,which will also take you to Santorini volcano. Except for hiking on the volcano, the tour also includes a swim in the hot springs, for those who also wish to experience the hot springs.

Santorini Boat Tours provides an exceptional, all-inclusive experience for even the most discerning clients. Our comprehensive package includes.

  • Transfer service pick up and drop off from hotel /airbnb
  • Lunch or Dinner /vegetarian & vegan meal options are offered as part of our menu, but kindly inform our crew in advance to ensure that your dietary needs are met.
  • Open Bar
  • Towels / Blankets
  • Snorkeling Equipment – mask & snorkel
  • Pool noodles
  • Onboard Guide
  • Lifejackets
  • Blankets

Our goal is to provide you with an unforgettable cruise, so sit back, relax, and let us take care of everything!

Absolutely! You can reserve a private Santorini boat tour for a special occasion of yours, such as a birthday party on board, which will offer you more flexibility, as you can easily customize your itinerary and schedule based on your preferences. To pick the perfect cruise option for your group, the number of people in your party is a crucial consideration. If you are a big group, a Santorini Catamaran cruise would be a better option, while a smaller group would find a Motor Yacht Cruise more suitable. With a Motor Yacht boat trip ,hopping between islands is the perfect way to add some excitement and adventure to your boat party. Enjoy the exclusivity and privacy of having the boat and crew all to yourself, allowing you to fully relax and enjoy your time on the water. So, gather your friends and family, and let us take you on a thrilling full day tour to celebrate your special occasion.
Discover the Aegean Sea with a private Motor Yacht cruise and experience the best of the Greek islands, with each island owning a unique beauty and attraction. Start your private Santorini day trip to another island – Mykonos, Paros, Naxos Ios. Before hopping to another island, you can first enjoy the famous Caldera view,visit the hidden spots, such as Red or White beach, the Volcano and hot springs and complete the adventure then with an island-hopping trip. All of these islands have stunning beaches with beautiful crystal blue waters. Whether you’re looking for relaxation, adventure, or culture, island hopping from Santorini is the perfect way to discover the wonders of Greece.
All Santorini boat trips offer a lot of exciting activities to indulge in if you are not able to swim. You could opt to bask in the sun while lounging on the deck, relish the Greek well prepared meal and finger food specially curated by our crew, savor refreshing drinks from the open bar on board, indulge in sightseeing and capture breathtaking moments of the picturesque caldera, while cruising leisurely in the sea.
Cancellation fee of 100.0% is charged if cancelled 1 day(s) or less before the activity Cancellation fee of 30.0% is charged if cancelled 3 day(s) or less before the activity Cancellation fee of 0.0% is charged if cancelled 999 day(s) or less before the activity The company has the right to change the route of the cruise or to cancel it as per the weather conditions. In case of cancellation because of safety reasons, the customer will be refunded 100% of the total amount charged. The company has the right to change vessels as long it provides the same services.

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