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Speedboat 13m Charter to Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa Island

Highlights

  • Private Skippered Tullio Abbate Executive 42"/13m Speedboat
  • Secluded bays with crystal waters
  • Panoramic views
  • Enjoy Balos lagoon before cruise ships arrive
  • Balos, Gramvousa, Menies and Theodorou
  • 8 Hrs

  • Distance

    70 Miles

  • Difficulty
    3.0
  • Altitude Dif:

    0

Pick Up Times

On Request at Chania Old Harbor, Google Coordinates: 35.518989, 24.022682
Recommended Departures 9:00 - 10:00

Schedule

April - November: Daily

Price Includes

  • Tullio Abbate Executive 42"/13m speedboat, powered by two V6 Isotta Fraschini 450Hp Bi-turbo diesel engines
  • Skipper and deckhand
  • Fuels for the route, towels and snorkelling gear
  • Light lunch served in the boat, water, beer or wine and refreshments for every person
  • Liability insurance and local Taxes

Price Does Not Include

Transportation from and to Chania Old harbor that can be arranged upon request with an extra cost, gratuities.

Description

Balos is definitely one of the most beautiful places in Greece with a unique beach full of many different shells, where you can have a fantastic swim. We start our private speedboat tour from Chania Old Harbor port heading west heading to Rodopou peninsula close to the Rocky Mountains where the views are breathtaking. Enjoying the ride in a Tullio Abbate Executive 42"/12,80m Speedboat visiting the secluded bays, caves and the historic information about the area provided from our skipper. After about an hour we will reach the small port of Gramvousa with the famous castle built in 1579 by the Venetians, at the highest point of the island, on top of a steep, 137-metre-high rock. Its majestic beauty combined with the panoramic view of Balos lagoon and the legend of hidden pirate treasure, linked to it are good reasons to take the 20-minute walk that will get you there.

Our first dive takes place in Balos Lagoon before the big Ferries arrive full of people. We refiliate ourselves in Balos and then we proceed to Gramvousa Island for a 20 minute walk up in the historic Castle with the best panoramic view. Apart from your visit to the castle, you can swim to the small beach with the crystal waters and also enjoy your lunch packs. Leaving the Gramvousa Island and Balos Lagoon we follow the same route back close to the Rocky Mountains where the views are breathtaking, small secluded bays are ideal for quick dives until we reach Menies beach for another swim stop where the privacy and the panoramic views helps you to relax far away from crowdie beaches. On the way back to Chania old harbor our last swim stop takes place to Theodorou island, a small declared protected park by the state famous for the protection of Cretan Ibex "Kri-Kri". Crystal waters with the wild beauty of the island provides an ideal last stop foe swimming before we return back to Chania old Harbor.

Joins us for a quick and relaxed private speedboat charter accompanied with crystal waters, great terrains and privacy. Take your family and friends on a private Skippered speedboat charter to visit Gramvousa Island and Balos lagoon. Let our skipper to create a special 7-8 hours speedboat tour for you, your family and friends. Using our speedboat charter service, you will enjoy a hassle free day (no fighting for moorings) and the benefits of local knowledge from fully qualified skippers who 'work' for Safari Adventures every day.

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  • Name: Tullio Abbate Executive 42"
  • Model: 1989 (Overall Refit 2018)
  • Lenght: 12,80 meters/ 42'' Feet
  • Capacity: 12 Pax (10 Passengers plus the Skipper & Deckhand)
  • Engine: 2x450Hp Isotta Fraschini Bi-Turbo Diesel
  • Cruise Speed 30 Knots
  • Maximum Speed: 42 Knots
  • Fuel Range Capacity: 200NM
  • Consumption: 96Lt/Hr
  • Water Capacity: 200 Lt
  • Number of Cabins 1 (2 Cabin Beds, 2 Living Room Beds)
  • A/C, Refrigerator and Ice Fridge 120Lt, Generator
  • Number of Bathrooms: 1
  • Safety Equipment: 1x VHF Radio, 1x EPIRP, GPS Garmin 7’’ Navigation Plotter Depth Sounder, Life Raft
  • Hi-Fi, Sun Shade, Deck Shower Electric, Windlass, Swimming Ladder, Automatic Bilge Pump, Rollbar
  • Snorkelling Gear and Towels Provided

Don't Forget

For the registartion documents in coast guard we require the day before the following documents:

    Full Name
    Nationality
    Passport number

Speedboat tours are not suitable for those who are not in robust good health.

This trip is not recommended for people suffering from boat sickness, fear of speed or water, non-swimmers, disabled people or people with mobility problems, children under 2 years old or for any children & adults who for some reason could have issues joining a speedboat tour.

We have an outstanding safety record and we will always respect the prevailing conditions, but we have not forgotten that our clients participate for pleasure and fun!

Safari Adventures reserves the right to make minor changes in the program when this is considered necessary, for example in case of unfavorable weather conditions. This can be done without prior notice.

Reservations must be made in advance, no later than 24 hours before departure. A cancellation must be done according our cancelation policy before departure. In case of later cancellations, no refund will be made from Safari Adventures.

Safari Adventures maintain the right to cancel any tour due to bad weather conditions or rough sea or safety issues or due to other reasons beyond our control.

If a tour is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, Safari Adventures will refund 100% of made payments.

Don’t forget your swimsuit, towel (optional) camera and sun protection, etc. During spring and autumn we advise you to bring a jacket.

For more informations about our Terms and Conditions please follow this link: http://www.safariadventures.gr/terms-conditions

Adventure Tips

The trip is ideal for everyone who´s looking for a private charter speedboat experience beyond the ordinary, youth groups, single or couple participants, families children, and companies.  
In order for Safari Adventures to arrange lunch with vegetarian alternatives, information is required upon reservation. That also counts for any kind of food allergy, and only when possible to find suitable alternatives.