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Hydra, Poros and Egina Day Cruise from Athens with Optional VIP Upgrade

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Visiting the islands of Hydra, Poros, and Egina from Athens in a day is challenging, especially without chartering a boat or taking multiple ferries. This cruise makes it possible aboard one comfortable ship, and includes time to stroll and shop on each island. Relax with pre-arranged tickets and timings, enjoy an onboard lunch, take island tours (at your own expense), and upgrade for VIP boarding and lounge access.
  • Visit the islands of Hydra, Poros, and Egina
  • Travel seamlessly from Athens
  • Lunch and entrance fees included
  • Luxury VIP options include hotel transfers and choice of guided tours
What to Expect
After pickup in central Athens or your Athens hotel by air-conditioned coach (depending on option selected), head for Piraeus port. Relax as you cruise to Poros, taking time on route to either sign up for tours on Egina (Aegina) or Hydra (both own expense) or decide to explore independently. If you’ve upgraded, enjoy extra-comfortable transportation, private check-in, VIP lounges in port and onboard, a welcome drink, buffet lunch in a VIP dining room, Wi-Fi, and access to the ship’s sun deck. At Poros, get free time to enjoy the tavernas, shops, and other attractions. After lunch on board, cruise to Hydra and Egina. Dock at each island to stroll and shop independently, or take the optional Hydra walking tour or Egina bus tour (both at your own expense) to the classical Temple of Aphaia. Finally, enjoy an onboard folklore show as you cruise back to Athens for drop-off at your departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Standard Cruise with Transfer and VIP Cruise Experience options: Selected Athens centrally located hotels or meeting point near Syntagma Square. 

Standard Cruise only option: You will need to contact the local service provider prior to your chosen travel date to verify the departure port and time.
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop off for options VIP Cruise Experience and Standard Cruise with Transfer (selected hotels only)
  • Lunch
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • VIP experience with exclusive lounge (if VIP option selected)
  • VIP option only :fast line embarkation, tour on the bridge by the Captain
  • VIP option only: Hydra walking tour OR Aegina Panoramic tour
  • Vip option only: finger food, unlimited: bottled water, soft drinks and filter coffee
  • Guide
  • Gratuities
  • Breakfast
  • optional tours on island on standard option
  • Pick up from Piraeus port, airport, airbnb and apartments
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Aphaia
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Lunch on board will be served on two separate seatings
  • Private apartment pickup is not available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Although it appeared very crowded at first, there was plenty of space on the boat. Everything was very well organized, return hours were communicated very well and maintained. Lunch was perfect and enough, but a little late (15:15). Bathrooms on board were clean and well
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If you are in Athens and you want to experience the Greek Islands, this is the perfect day trip. Everything went like clockwork and I felt I had plenty of time in each place to get a flavor of Greek island life. Be sure to keep an eye on the weather reports. I found them to be
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Couldn't fault this trip. The staff were friendly and attentive. Buffet lunch was a decent quality. We enjoyed doing the optionals - a walking tour through Hydra and the temple/monastery tour at Aegina. Tour and optionals definitely worthwhile!
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By the time our bus reached the vessel all the outside seats were occupied, so we spent the first 1 1/2 hours of the trip in an internal lounge, where the windows were too high to enable us to see out without kneeling on the seat. When we returned to the port in Athens at
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The cruise started with our drop off by bus to a boat at the port that was already loaded with hundreds of people from cruise ships, other tours, etc. we apparently arrived last. Our guide gave us our boarding tickets , led us on board, then disappeared. Once we boarded, we had
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Key Details
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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