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Walk inside the crater

A unique chance to walk inside the active crater and watch steam (sometimes bubbling mud) come up... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
N H
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Newton Le Willows, United Kingdom
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Great educational experience

Nisyros is one of several Greek islands that are volcanic. This visit into the crater of an active... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Geoscientist
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London, Ontario
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A unique chance to walk inside the active crater and watch steam (sometimes bubbling mud) come up from the magma/water chamber underneath. The colours and rock formations inside the caldera are stunning and must be seen. The entrance fee is €3 and there are info...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nisyros is one of several Greek islands that are volcanic. This visit into the crater of an active volcano is a rare experience and should not be missed in any visit to the island. The hydrogen sulphide smell is oppressive at times.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a coach trip here. There's a small shop and toilets and a place to sit in the shade. For a few euros you get to walk down to the crater itself which is well worth it. It's not for anyone unsteady on their...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took a day trip from Kos island. Bus ride up and back down. There's a small shop that sells drinks and snacks. Toilets and wash basins are available. Walk down into the crater takes maybe 5 minutes. The path is very uneven and steep in...More

Thank 0798anne
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Booked this as a day trip from Kos Town through a shipping agents office. It transpired that it was booked through Harriet travel. We got collected 100m from our hotel, transfer by coach to the port of Kardamena, ferried across and bus up to the...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The volcano crater is amazing and a must to visit. It is very hot though inside so wear suitable footwear and a hat. Will be worth taking water as well. Really amazing to see and experience.

1  Thank James A
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great trip out, the island is lovely. Crater is large and you feel quite small inside it. Jews from above give a better perspective. Well worth a visit.

Thank Diamondqueen80
Reviewed 19 August 2018

When you step back you appreciate the scale of this. Look at an aerial photo to really see that the whole island is volcanic. The crater is impressive but beware it can get hot. The ropes are not very secure or not in place. Keep...More

Thank 900Lancasterfamily
Reviewed 19 July 2018

First you need to visit the wonderful village of Nikia, from where you can enjoy a fantastic views of the entire crater of the dormant volcano. In the next phase, you go down to the crater itself, where the smell of sulfur greets you. Routes...More

Thank Dean P
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Stefanos Crater is as you’d expect, just that, a larger crater with gas vents and hot water pockets. It is worth a visit to admire the incredible ferocity Mother Nature can produce, there are some interesting articles mounted at the visitors booth explaining how volcanoes...More

Thank Chris R
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