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Santorini Volcano Cruise Including Hot Springs, Thirasia and Optional Oia Sunset

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Cool to be on top of an active volcano

We booked this tour for 38 Euros, which included the hot springs and transportation from the Old Port. It was Santo Star Travel who conducted the tour. It is on a traditional... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Vancouver, Canada

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to several places that felt like they were not on earth - like the white desert in Egypt or the Uyuni desert in Bolivia. I would say that Nea Kameni (means the "New Burnt") qualifies as one of those places. Dark, almost black volcanic rocks everywhere, and, behind them, Thirasia and Santorini. Spectacular!

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this tour for 38 Euros, which included the hot springs and transportation from the Old Port. It was Santo Star Travel who conducted the tour. It is on a traditional wooden boat, ours was called the Albatross. It's 2 Euros admission to Nea Kameni volcano to keep the geological research going. There's so many different colours to the... More 

Thank travelengnancy
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The black octopus looking island to the north east of Santorini is this island created by 5 volcanic underwater eruptions over last 2000 years. The way to get there was by a 3 hour round boat trip. The journey was as good as the destination- blue waters, white houses on the cliffs which turned golden on the return journey with... More 

Thank rahulsgupta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a boat trip to Nea Kameni from the Old Port of Fira after walking down the 587 Karavolades stairs. We weren't really expecting much and the weather wasn't the best - spitting rain & overcast. The boat tour included the hot springs followed by the volcano tour. Once we reached the volcano, it was a 2 euro entry... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We, I and my wife, as part of a tour group of 25, visited, on 24-Sept-2015, the lava islet of Nea Kameni by 'caldera' boat from the Greek island of Santorini in the Aegean sea. We had to negotiate a steep climb on a rocky path - 'huffing & puffing' all the way and enroute we saw 4-volcano craters -... More 

Thank Traveler-O-World
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This is a small Island in the bay off the coast of Thira in what must have been the middle of the volcanic crater many years ago, although as its still active maybe the many years ago bit might change.Interesting boat trip to get there and afterwards was a good way to see the island and its setting in the... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We took a tour on a traditional 3 masted fishing vessel. There are lots of these. The tour included a guided trek up the volcano, a swim in the "hot" springs, and lunch stop on Thirassia. The trek up the volcano was interesting, but a very hot, hard climb. The guide said it was 1km. But it seemed longer. She... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

It's a hot, active volcano that you need to hike up....we loved it. We had a very informative guide which makes a great difference. The views alone are worth the effort. Combine the hike with a trip to the hot spring for a swim and this is a great trip.

Thank Martin P
Little Rock, Arkansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Not worth the LONG, hot hike. The amount of smoke you see is equivalent to an ash tray. It is very anti-climatic to spend a long time walking up an un-kept, rocky mountain to see practically nothing.

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Vaxjo, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

The walk on Nea Kameni was really hot in July but the experience was fantastic!! Standing on the rim of the crater and se smoke coming up here and there was a really fun and exciting touch to an otherwise relaxing visit to Santorini. I'm definitely recommending a visit to Nea Kameni! We went there with a guide who really... More 

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