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Zeus Cave & Lassithi Plateau (Safari Adventure Offroad Excursion) provided by Adventure Crete

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Zeus Cave & Lassithi Plateau (Safari Adventure Offroad Excursion)

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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Combine rural sightseeing with adventure on a tour of eastern inland Crete by 4WD. Traveling by comfortable Land Rover Discovery with a driver-guide, you are free to admire the sights without worrying about self-driving on mountain roads or losing your way. Sit back and savor the scenic Lassithi Plateau, drive through forests, explore Zeus’ Cave, and enjoy a Cretan lunch and wine at a village taverna along the way.
Highlights
  • Discover the best of inland eastern Crete on a 4WD tour
  • Visit places easy to miss if alone and avoid getting lost thanks to a guide
  • Explore the Dikti Mountains, Lassithi Plateau, and Zeus’ Cave (own cost)
  • Includes taverna lunch with wine and east Crete resort hotel transfers
Important Information
Departure Point
Elounda, Greece Agios Nikolaos, Greece Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece Hersonissos 700 14, Greece Stalida, Greece Ierapetra 722 00, Greece Pachia Ammos Beach, Greece Sisi 724 00, Greece
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All inclusive tour
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Hotel Pick Ups from Heraklion and west of Heraklion (Rethymnon, Chania) area.
  • Zeus Cave Entrance Fees
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
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  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Victoria S wrote a review Sep 2020
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Absolutely amazing day. Petra, our tour guide, was brillant; the perfect combination of funny and informative having to switch between German and English throughout the trip. The meal arranged was perfect in a local restaurant near the cave where they served all their own
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Sam Arnold wrote a review Sep 2020
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Our amazing guide Petra gave us a wonderful day out with spectacular views, locations and local food harvested from the land. Highly recommended it's a great way to see parts of the island and local history with a friendly and personal touch
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Janec wrote a review Aug 2020
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We had the most wonderful day with Petra our lovely tour guide! We saw and learnt so much about the “real” Crete. Our tour took in the Byzantine chapel in Kritza, up into the amazing mountains and to the Lassithi Plateau, learning about the huge range of produce that’s grown and
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squeakersmurf3 wrote a review Aug 2020
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Very good value for money. Picked up from accommodation which was a distance from the start of the excursion and taken back afterwards. Had a slap up meal at a traditional restaurant, so tasty, just a pity couldn’t eat it all! Our guide, Petra, was not only very knowledgeable
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Date of experience: August 2020
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SunriseSki wrote a review Jul 2020
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Driving up the plateau it feels a different Crete, unlike what you see down along the coast. The road to the cave is well built and safe, and the last walk takes a few minutes, but is Wirth it, especially if you've been driving for a while. The view from up there is simply
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Date of experience: July 2020
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A Fantastic experience with Petra
Quite late to review this amazing experience we've had, apologies to Petra for the delay. We had an amazing 1 day t
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Amazing and Unique Experience
Just spent an amazing day with our guide, Petra, doing this tour. Imagine a tour where your guide stops to let you
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I walked, I swam, I conquered
OK, it wasn't that tough, but it was a blissful day with Petra, our intrepid Adventure Crete guide. Plenty of room
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Zdawk
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Nice day trip around the Elounda area
Michael picked us up at our Resort, no issues! It was the end of the season so we had the vehicle to ourselves! We
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Mounira B
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It was amazing!
The tour was great from the beginning until the end. We were picked up at the hotel and from that moment on our gui
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edaltob
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Great day for families and couples
Michael, was amazing and very knowledgeable a great driver. The service was second to none and very easy to book an
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Lovely day out
My husband and I were going to hire a car to visit some places in Crete but decided to leave it to the experts! Mic
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Unbelievable experience
We booked this activity while we were in Crete and it couldn't be better. Fabulous experience if you love exploring
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Amazing day, great food and great guide
Petra collected us in the very nice orange 4x4 we walked to the waterfall which was amazing and then went to an ama
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Excellent Tour
We were 6 adults from the same family wanting to see some of the non-tourist Crete and we were all delighted with o
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Silvia P
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A tour with Adventure Crete
My sister and I had a wonderful time with Michail. He came to pick us up early in the morning and took us on an inc
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A Memorable Safari
Firstly a piece of advice- Do not eat breakfast. Booked the Sarakina Gorge safari. Was pleasantly surprised it was
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Helmeren
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A private tour with Mike
We booked this trip expecting to travel in a group, but we were lucky enough to get a private tour. Our guide Mike
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TERENCE976
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Excellent value for money
We were collected, on time, by our driver for the day Petra. The Range Rover was both clean and comfortable We then
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  • Duration: 7h
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