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Boat cruise to Balos Lagoon

From Kissamos Port:

Boat Cruise to Balos Lagoon & Gramvousa


Know before you go

  • The Municipality of Kissamos, before boarding, collects €1 from every ticket as an administrative fee for passengers over 13 years old visiting Balos & Gramvousa.

  • Awaiting the new measures that will finally apply to the visit to Balos from the competent Environmental Services, etc., we inform you that the ship will approach Balos and the disembarkation of passengers on the beach will be done by boat. Swimming on the beach of Balos is allowed, but swimming in the lagoon of Balos is prohibited.


Meeting point

The boat departs from the Port of Kissamos (Kastelli), which is accessible by car or bus from the Chania area. There is a free parking area at the Port of Kissamos. The day before your cruise you will receive by e-mail your Boarding Pass from Cretan Daily Cruises. Please arrive at the boat at least 40 minutes before the departure time. At the entrance of the boat you have to present your Boarding Pass.

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  • Delight your palate with Cretan specialties and drinks at the onboard restaurant

  • Cruise in the bay and see a huge cave thought to have been an ancient shipyard

  • Explore the island of Gramvousa and see the Greek Orthodox church on the seaside

  • Take a short hike up to the island's Venetian Castle and enjoy views of Balos

  • Swim in the clear waters of Balos

Enjoy a Trip to Paradise

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