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About Cretan Daily Cruises
Daily Cruises to the legendary pirate island of Gramvousa and the world famous Lagoon of Balos. Daily departures with our day passenger vessels Gramvousa, Spirit of Athos, Gramvousa Express.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked an excursion that included the ferry but we didn`t realise we`d be with 1,000 other passengers. Not a problem on the ship but the beach was very busy when we all arrived at the same time. The ship was well organised with plenty...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kathy b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this trip through our hotel. We were picaked up from the front door at 08:00. We were transferred to a large coach which then called in at numerous Hotels to pick up passengers. We got to Kissamos port at 09:45 and boarded the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank griffithcelf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove to Kissamos and got there a good two hours before boarding and good thing too because the car park filled up very quickly - and this was late September. This is a review of the cruise itself - not the company. We thought...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Kerry H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a casual, fun-in-the sun excursion on a crowded boat, so don't go expecting a luxury cruise. The boat is quite basic but it is kept very clean. Staff are friendly enough, the bar service is fast and the food is adequate. The scenery...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank worlddiscoverer
Reviewed September 5, 2019

We were booked to go on the Souda bay pirate cruise, unfortunately due to illness we had to cancel last minute - about an hour before the cruise. I emailed them to explain the situation and they have fully refunded the tickets, even though they...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Stuart_AL
Reviewed August 30, 2019 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Gramvousa Island and Balos Lagoon. Staff on board were friendly and accommodating! There was access to a boat available in each destination so you could use the facilities on board at your leisure. Be sure to bring some snorkel...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank chrissycus
Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

Ocean was not good, our boat was small and just one bar was working. Few toilets for 300 people feeling sick, all was dirty in few minutes. We arrived to balos really sick, uncomfortable and dirty, no support at all from the service, not recommended...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank somf2016
Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

I read the horrible views and debated about booking this but really glad I did. From other reviews they said book the 12:30 ship instead of the 10:30/10:40 ship. We arrived 30 mins ahead of time and got our ticket and we departed a couple...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank BrandonZ_12
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

We went on a Sunday to Gramvousa and Bali’s. The boat was quite full - it’s worth getting there early so you can secure a place on the boat in the shade; the lower cabin in the middle of the boat has tables and benches...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank africaguy
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Beautiful ferry cruise to Gramvousa and Balos. Ample amount of time in each location. We chose to climb up the mountain to see the castle at Gramvousa, and enjoy the beach and swimming in Balos. Very well organized. The food and drinks were delicious as...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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