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Spinalonga island

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 10/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 10/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll get picked up
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    Agios Nikolaos
    Stop: 90 minutes
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    Pass by
  • 2
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 3
    Spinalonga (Kalydon)
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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Important Information
9–10 hours
  • Pickup-drop-off Heraklion Karteros Kokini Hani Gouves Analipsi Anisaras Hersonisos Stalis Malia Sisi
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach or minivan
  • Escort
  • Entry/Admission - Spinalonga (Kalydon)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Kallellak1819 wrote a review Jul 2020
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All in all okay - but no „sailing-trip“ & there are changes due to COVID-19! Pick-up time by bus about 7:30 am, very early. It took us about 1,5 h to get to the first stopp. Lots of time in the bus, no sailing, just about 60-90 minutes on a vessel. Due to COVID-19 no swimming in
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Date of experience: July 2020
Chia-lin wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
Very good trip, it is worth going, the price is reasonable, The sea is really blue and beautiful, and the swimming is great. Food is full, The explanation on the island is detailed, It will take us back to the hotel, very convenient, very recommended.
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Date of experience: October 2019
paul d wrote a review Oct 2019
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom44 contributions5 helpful votes
Day tour to a swimming location and guided tour of Spinalonga. Medium sized boat which was busy but not too full. Great staff both on board and guiding around the island. Spinalonga was a really interesting place but the guide made it even more memorable with her telling of the
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Roger L wrote a review Sep 2019
Melbourne, Australia108 contributions57 helpful votes
Our supposed 11 hour excursion took 13 hours, 6 hours of which were in the bus picking up from some 15 hotels etc. on the way. Whilst everyone else seemed to be picked up from these hotels, we had to walk 25 minutes to a designated pick up spot (at 10:30 on the evening before,
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Date of experience: September 2019
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By: Altino Travel
This is a large group tour and was impossible to hear the guide
My error in thinking that this was a small group tour because pick-up was offered. We got ferried to a big bus and
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Nice Beaches - Turquouis Water - but a LOT of PEOPLE will be with you on that boat and on the beach.
Every day two large and one very large ships full of tourists (approx. 700 in total) leave from Kissamos port to a
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Wonderful day
We were picked up from outside the hotel by a lovely lady in a minibus. Taken to meet the bus and our English spea
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Great Customer Service
We booked this cruise with collection and drop off at a hotel near where we were staying. Booking was very straight
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Garrett S
Great deal!
Can't beat a deal like this. Hotel pick-up and a guided tour of Knossos palace and the archaeological museum. Tour
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Great way to see the history of Crete
Great early morning pick up, main tour was a full coach with 2 guides 1 speaking English/Germany the other speaking
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It was very interesting tour to Knossos! We also visited ancient cave of Zeus and Keras Kardiotissas Monastery. We
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One of the most beautiful places on earth
The early start out off the rest of the family but I do wanted to do the trip to the Samaria Gorge I undertook this
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Carol B
A truly memorable day trip
We were picked up by car and taken to the tour bus early am. The guides spoke in English, French and Russian. Irini
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Spinalonga trip via agio Nikolaios and elounda
Expected a trip to a sandy beach along the way to Spinalonga island to sunbathe and have barbecue but due to “the w
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Knossos and Lassithi plateau
Took the above trip with my partner in October 2018. The staff were very friendly, but unfortunately this is where
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Spinalonga beach and BBQ
Please save your money..we are on a tour now and the beach is 20 metre stretch of rough un made rubble/builders sa
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Kryštof R
Very good experience! :) We went to Chrissi island from Malia by bus. The bus was very nice with comfortable seats
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Valerie N
Amazing Samaria Gorge Hike
Altino Travel were my saviors! I hadn’t planned my trip to Crete very well and ended up only have 2 full days (whic
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Lorraine B
Fantastic day trip booked with Altino travel services. Visit to Ayios Nicolaos, boat trip to Kolokititha with swimm
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9–10 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Russian
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