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Rib Safari to Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa Island

Highlights

  • Secluded bays with crystal waters
  • Panoramic views
  • Enjoy Balos lagoon before cruise ships arrive
  • Private Skippered boat
  • Swim in bays that only a rib boat can approach
  • 7 - 8 Hours

  • Distance

    50 Miles

  • Difficulty
    3.0
  • Altitude Dif:

    0

Pick Up Times

On Request at Kolymbari Port, Google Coordinates: 35.546688, 23.778411

Recommended Departures 9:00 - 10:00

Schedule

March - November: On Request

Price Includes

  • Rib (Rigid Inflatable Boat) Revenger 29'' (9.30 meters) 9 persons plus the skipper
  • Skipper
  • Fuels for the route
  • Lunch packs, a bottle of water, 2 beers or refreshments for every person
  • Liability insurance and local Taxes

Price Does Not Include

Transportation to & from the port of Kolymbari can be arranged upon request with an extra cost.

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 cruise either from Kolymvari port heading parallel with the Rodopou peninsula close to the Rocky Mountains where the views are breathtaking. Enjoying the ride with the secluded bays 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 enjiy 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 and the beauty of the scenery, the privacy and the panoramic views helps you to relax far away from crowdie beaches.

Joins us for a quick and relaxed tour accompanied with great terrains and privacy. Take your family and friends on a private Skippered Rib 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 Rib 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 Uncharted Escapes every day.

Road-Map Summary

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  • Name: Revenger 29"
  • Model: 2015
  • Lenght: 9,6 meters/ 29'' Feet
  • Capacity: 10 Pax (9 Passengers plus the Skipper)
  • Engine: 1x240HP Yanmar Turbo Diesel
  • Average Cruising Speed 24 Knots
  • Maximum Speed: 35 Knots
  • Fuel Range Capacity: 200NM
  • Consumption: 24Lt/Hr
  • Water Capacity: 50 Lt
  • Ice Fridge 120Lt
  • Toilet
  • 2 independent VHF Radio
  • GPS Standard Horizon 7’’ Navigation Plotter
  • Navigation Lights
  • Boat Tent

Don't Forget

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

  • Full Name
  • Nationality
  • Passport number

Rib 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 5 years old or for any children & adults who for some reason could have issues joining a boat 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!

Uncharted Escapes 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 48 hours before departure. In case of later cancellations, no refund will be made from Uncharted Escapes.

Uncharted Escapes maintain the right to cancel any tour due to bad weather conditions or due to other reasons beyond our control.

If a tour is cancelled due to few participants or bad weather conditions, Uncharted Escapes will refund 100% of made payments.

Don’t forget your swimsuit, 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: https://www.unchartedescapes.com/terms-conditions

Adventure Tips

The trip is ideal for everyone who´s looking for an experience beyond the ordinary, youth groups, single or couple participants, families children, and companies.  

In order for Uncharted Escapes 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.