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Best 190 Sightseeing cruises tours and activities on Crete Island

Explore Crete's hidden gems on our Sightseeing Cruises. Discover pristine beaches, ancient ruins, and crystal-clear waters. Unforgettable adventure awaits!

  • Ierapetra
  • 4.80 of 5 ( 158 )
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  • €99

Start your tour with pick up in an air-conditioned Land Rover from your accommodations at 10 AM and head into the Dikti Mountain Range. You’ll pass through several traditional and very picturesque mountain villages. There will be plenty of opportunities to stop for photos or to have a coffee at a real taverna. At the Lassithi Plateau, you might see eagles and vultures, as both nest around this area. Next, you’ll reach the base of Mount Spathi. The Psychro Cave, the birth place of the Greek god Zeus, is located on the north face of Spathi. You’ll walk 15 minutes up the steep hill to the entrance of the cave and from there follow the path down into the spectacular cave. Next, enjoy a traditional Cretan meze lunch with local wine. After lunch, you’ll continue around the plateau and then descend taking in views of the north coast and the impressive Aposelemis Dam. You will then visit a 2400-year-old plane tree, the oldest on the island, as well as the Selinari Monastery.

  • Heraklion
  • 4.94 of 5 ( 134 )
  • Price from
  • €495

Kick off your shoes and come onboard an elegant yacht on a private sailing tour. Embark on a full-day or half-day private cruise to Dia Island from Heraklion and explore this rugged island with plenty of time to swim, snorkel, or relax on its pristine shores. Enjoy a glass of wine or a refreshment. Benefit from optional pick-up from your hotel or apartment, and then relax on a 1-hour sailing cruise to Dia Island on a luxury yacht only for you and your family or friends. After dropping anchor in the romantic Gulf of Saint George, spend your day discovering an idyllic location with great history, such as the underwater ancient Minoan port, which was one of the favorite destinations of the explorer, Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Enjoy fishing, swimming in the crystal clear water, taking a walk among the island’s cedar trees, or just relaxing in the quiet bay overlooking Heraklion. Snorkeling and fishing equipment are provided for your comfort and convenience by the attentive crew, along with unlimited refreshments and seasonal fruits. Depart from Dia Island and journey back to Heraklion, where a transfer to your hotel or cruise ship is provided if requested.

  • Rethymno
  • 4.61 of 5 ( 111 )
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  • €85

Join an evening catamaran cruise from the Marina of Rethymno and watch the sunset from the water. Enjoy unlimited wine and beer paired with fresh fruit and cheese as you admire the view. Meet the captain and crew at the Marina and hop aboard the catamaran for a romantic journey on the open seas. Sit back and relax as you set sail, traveling along the coast of Rethymno towards Scaleta. Watch as the sun begins to set, bathing the landscape in warm, golden hues.

  • Chania Regional Unit
  • 4.92 of 5 ( 103 )
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  • €75

Discover Chania’s Old Town on a private or shared group guided tour with a local. Learn about local history, and taste delicious Cretan street food as you explore. Meet your guide in Chania’s bustling market, then set off into the historic Old Town. Unravel the history of Chania as you stroll around the streets and admire the impressively well-preserved architecture. Stroll along the cobbled narrow paths of the city, and learn about Chania’s Venetian past, renaissance heritage, and Ottoman influences. Pass by famous landmarks and soak up the charming atmosphere as you mingle with the locals. As you explore, discover the flavors of Cretan cuisine, stop at colorful food shops and taverns, selling wine, olive-oil, cheese, herbs, spices, and more, and enjoy street food samples along the way.

  • Heraklion
  • 4.74 of 5 ( 94 )
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  • €125

Spend the day on the water with friends and family on an afternoon cruise from Heraklion to Dia Island by the premium-class sailing catamaran Nutitech 4.5 Fly*. Explore the bay with included snorkeling equipment, stand-up paddleboards, and inflatables. Enjoy a Mediterranean dinner onboard**. After taking off from Heraklion, start your trip with a welcome on board. Get to know the team and get briefed by your captain about the safety rules and trip to Dia Island. Sail for approximately 1 hour to one of the most picturesque bays in the area. Stop to swim, snorkel, play with inflatables, or try stand-up paddleboarding. Before the end of the trip, savor a Mediterranean meal with seafood, local drinks, and imported beverages. Cruise back to Heraklion while surrounded by sweeping scenery. * Catamaran model may change, ** The menu consists of local, high quality products. Dishes are subject to change.

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