Day trip

Athens: Saronic Islands Day Cruise with Lunch & Audio Guide

Activity provider: Key Tours

Athens: Saronic Islands Day Cruise with Lunch & Audio Guide

Activity provider: Key Tours
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From US$ 138.22 per person

Discover the islands of Hydra, Poros, and Aegina on a full-day cruise from Athens. Enjoy views of the Greek coast from the open deck of a cruise ship and explore Hydra with an app audio tour.

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Duration 12 hours
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English, Spanish, French, Italian
Audio guide included
English
Pickup optional
Meet your driver in your hotel lobby at the scheduled pickup time.

Experience

Highlights
  • Soak up some sun on the spacious deck as you sail to the Saronic Islands
  • Have the freedom to explore with free time the islands Poros, Hydra, and Aegina
  • Sit back and savor a delicious buffet lunch with chicken, fish, pasta, and salad
  • Engage with attractions in Hydra with an app-based self-guided audio tour
  • Upgrade your expereince with the option to choose hotel pickup and drop-off
Full description

Explore the Saronic Islands of Poros, Hydra, and Aegina on this day trip from Athens. Cruise over the azure waters of the Mediterranean sea and have free time on each island. Savor a mouth-watering buffet lunch and enjoy an app-based audio tour of the island of Hydra.

After a morning transfer by bus from Athens to the port, hop on board a cruise ship and be invited to one of its spacious open decks. From the deck, you’ll have a great vantage point for enjoying views of the Greek coast. An app-based audio tour is also included in your trip. The first stop is the island of Poros, the smallest of the 3 islands you’ll visit on the tour. It’s separated from the Peloponnese by a narrow strait. Have ample time to explore the island and once you’re on board again you’ll be served a delicious lunch as the ship sail towards Hydra. Take in the stunning views as you enter the port of Hydra and see the cove that at one time served as a shelter for pirates. From the open decks, marvel at the dramatic landscapes of this island.

As an added perk, download the mobile app (instructions found on your confirmation voucher), put on your headphones, and listen as licensed guides and experts on storytelling present you with original stories and historical information about the area.

There will be time for you to explore the narrow, stone-paved streets of the island on foot, or by saddled donkey, which is the traditional mode of transportation. If you choose to go by foot, you can walk along the old seaside promenade and perhaps stop at some of the small shops. When you return to the ship, the captain heads for Aegina which is the largest of the 3 islands on the tour. Apart from its beautiful harbor, there are numerous interesting sites that you’ll have a chance to discover on your own. Alternatively, you can join an excursion to the Temple of Aphaia at an additional cost. Return to your cruise-boat and enjoy your one-hour sail back to the port. Disembark and finish your trip (if option selected) in Athens.

Includes
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Sightseeing cruise
  • Lunch
  • Multilingual escorts on board
  • App audio tour of Hydra
  • Entrance fees and island excursions
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meet your crew at Marina Delta Kalitheas at the meeting point sent to you in an email by the activity provider.

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Overall rating

4 /5

based on 508 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3.9/5
  • Transportation
    4/5
  • Value for money
    3.8/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5

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Cool boat trip for a day. The boat was super full with people so at first you cant even get a place to sit outside. The Guide Athena was super funny and nice, she said what are the must do activities on each of the island and what to taste on lunch! The first island Hydra was amazing! Super nice and clean water! Would love to stay there longer. Other islands were just like quick stops. In Aegina You should take the tour to see the temple - Would suggest. I didn't take any other tours in other islands. The food was surprisingly good as I distant expected it - but the fish was super good!

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June 20, 2022

It was a good full day. The staff from arriving to finishing were all friendly and helpful and informative. The islands were beautiful but the timings sometimes felt a bit rushed but it’s because it’s 3 islands in one day so there’s a lot to cram in, including the travel on the boat. It would have been nice if the bot had actually had WIFI. And on the app where I booked this this trip and on the emails after, it said we could download an audio guide for Hydra - when I asked the staff about this they said this was not true and so that needs changing on the app as it’s falsely advertised.

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June 15, 2022

Excellent one day trip from Athens! Enjoyed visited the three islands but it is a very complete ( and at the end tired day! .. so be ready!) . Confortable shoes are recommended. I didn’t have the lunch offered but bought my own in the first island. Boat offer menu of other drinks and food you can buy ( a bit on the higher end pricing ). People serving were very friendly. I enjoyed also the extra tours offered by the tour operator.

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June 6, 2022

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