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Spinalonga Island & Agios Nikolaos Day Tour from Heraklion region

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Stop At: Spinalonga (Kalydon), Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 720 53 Greece

The island of Spinalonga (Greek: Σπιναλόγκα) is located in the Gulf of Elounda in north-eastern Crete. Originally, Spinalonga was not an island – it was part of the island of Crete. During Venetian occupation the island was carved out of the coast for defence purposes and a fort was built there. In addition to the abandoned leper colony and the fortress, Spinalonga is known for its small pebble beaches and shallow waters.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Kolokýtha, Σχίσμα Ελούντας, Schisma Elountas, Greece

Enjoy your swim in the crystal clear waters of Kolokytha bay. There is a sandy beach and you can also dive from the boat.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Minoiton Ormos Agios Nikolaos, Agios Nikolaos Crete 721 00, Greece

Agios Nikolaos is a medium-size town with a small-town feel, one that has lots to offer.
It faces the sea at three points: The Lake and port, Kitroplatia beach and the Marina. Lake Voulismeni at Agios Nikolaos is definitely movie-making material. Locals still recall how the Germans sunk their weapons during their retreat from Crete in the Second World War. Another local legend claims that the lake is bottomless. Whatever you believe, you will lose yourself in the lake’s mystical beauty. It is surrounded and overlooked by cafes and restaurants - a busy gathering place for local residents and visitors.

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up from the bus stop close to your hotel.
From Agia Pelagia, Analipsi, Anissaras, Gouves, Gournes, Carteros, Kokkini Hani, Malia, Sissi, Stalida, Hersonissos and other resort villages of the Heraklion region.
After booking we will contact you to arrange the pick-up.

Heraklion Port
  • Pick-up from your hotel (at the specific tourist bus stop, outside of the hotel. No more than 800 m)
  • Information about the route and Agios Nikolaos during the bus ride, excursion on Spinalonga island.
  • Transfer with air-conditioned bus
  • Small barbecue at the beach or on board (pork, chicken, vegetables, glass of wine, glass of water).
  • Ticket entrance to Spinalonga (Adults 8 euro)
  • Entrance fees to museums/sights, individual expenses.
  • Entry/Admission - Spinalonga (Kalydon)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If an infant does not sit on lap in the bus, It is necessary to pay a child ticket.
  • Pick-up from the specific bus stops next to the hotels. From Area 1: all the villages between Fodele, Agia Pelagia, Xeropotamos(West Heraklion), Area 2: Heraklion Center and East, Carteros, Kokkini Hani, Gouves, Gournes, Hersonissos, Stalida, Malia, Sissi.
  • After booking we will contact you to arrange the pick-up. Please, note, if you do not provide your pick-up details up to 24 hours before the tour, we do not guarantee the pick-up. For pick-up from different location, please, contact us.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 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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We stayed at Akti olous hotel and took the 4 hour trip to Spinalogka where you go on a guided tour with headphones to listen to the guide who was very informative a brilliant trip we then went back on the boat for a bar b q lunch that was served by the crew you can also swim off
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Response from StatusMLB_Travel, Public Relations Manager at Spinalonga Island & Agios Nikolaos Day Tour from Heraklion region
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you very much for your review!
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Agios Nikolaos is beautiful and very busy. Went with a tour company and felt you weren’t there long enough. Then a few days later we went on the bus by ourselves from Gouves it was 11.90 euros for two. Be warned take the bus into the terminal you have go up hill then down the
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A good days trip, which started with a coach pick up, a guide joining us when we got to Heraklion, a monastry, the town of Elounda, then a boat ride out to Spinalong, and later back on the boat and into a cove when they cooked lunch on a BBQ, whilst you could swim, and after
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We caught the 'TOURLINE' coach at Agia Pelagia, and went over to Elounda where we got the boat to Kolokitha and then Spinalonga, BBQ included. It was a good day out, a little bit muddled as we expected BBQ last, but it was not a problem. A word of warning! when disembarking the
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Response from StatusMLB_Travel, Public Relations Manager at Spinalonga Island & Agios Nikolaos Day Tour from Heraklion region
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your detailed review. We hope to see you again in Crete! Kind regards, Status MLB Team
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Russian
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