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Zakynthos Smugglers Cove Full-Day Cruise

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    Smuggler's Cove
    Stop: 7 hours -
    There is a guide/escort on board. The crews are friendly and professional, offering a good standard of service. The boat cruises past the residential area of Krioneri, the resort areas of Tsilivi, Alykanas and Alikes, up to Skinari, the most northern part of the island, where you can see the lighthouse. Also, just off the port of Agios Nicholas at Skinari there is asmall island in the shape of a turtle , officially belonging to the Vatican as it was not ceded to Greece along with the rest of the Ionian Islands in the 18th Century. From this point our closest neighbor, Kefalonia, can be seen. Continuing, the boat sails fairly close to the famous Blue Caves discovered in 1897. The name comes from the colour of the water, a mixture of aquamarine and turquoise. This area is also the deepest part of the Mediterranean called the Well of Ionysos, which is about 4,500 meters deep. Heading onto Smugglers Cove , where the wreck of the ship “Panayiotis” can be seen, and a stop for a wonderful swim in the lovely blue waters. Those strong swimmers wanting to swim ashore can do so with the captain’s permission, as there is no dock. The beach is not sandy, it has small white pebbles . Smugglers cove is only accessible by the sea. (Docking and swimming is weather permitting) The boat now turns around and cruises around the north coastand the captain makes an other swim stop(s) during the afternoon before arrive at back at the port in the town at about 16.00. Here you meet and transfer back to your resort.
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Selected hotels in Limni Keriou, Agios Sostis, Lagana, Kalamaki, Argassi, Vassilikos, Alykes, Alykanas, and Tsilivi
    Return point: Selected hotels in Limni Keriou, Agios Sostis, Lagana, Kalamaki, Argassi, Vassilikos, Alykes, Alykanas, and Tsilivi
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Selected hotels in Limni Keriou, Agios Sostis, Lagana, Kalamaki, Argassi, Vassilikos, Alykes, Alykanas, and Tsilivi
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Tour escort/host
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Transfer from Vassilikos has an extra cost (10€)
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • 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
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    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    A spectacular day sailing and swimming. Very well organised. The coach arrived on time to take us to the boat. The boat had everything you need such as life jackets if wanted, hot and cold food at reasonable prices, and a excellent guide full of information. definitely take your
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    This is a definite one-off that must be done when you are in Zante. The day long tour around the island in a pirate ship gives you views that you wouldn't see any other way. The ship itself is pretty big and was very full on the day we went, but that didn't spoil things too
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    We did this all day cruise at the end of July. Zante is beautiful and the cruise takes you round the entire island so you see every bit of the coastline and the beautiful caves which are dotted along its length. The boat was pirate themed and the crew were great; music (of the
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    Response from CretanHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at Zakynthos Smugglers Cove Full-Day Cruise
    Responded 4 Aug 2019
    Dear Sheena G Thank you for your comment. We appreciate it and it help us to improve our services to you. We are really sorry to hear about the cruising conditions that were prevalent in some parts of your cruise. Surely people with nausea problems can have problems with this kind of cruises and maybe they should avoid them. Best regards
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    We did this trip on Saturday and so glad we did! It was brilliant from start to finish. The boat is spacious and the selection of food on the board was great, although prices are higher than on the island (obviously). The staff are all very friendly which made the trip even more
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    Response from CretanHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at Zakynthos Smugglers Cove Full-Day Cruise
    Responded 25 Jul 2019
    Dear epebs88 Thank you for your comment! We are very happy that you enjoyed your tour in Zakynthos and we hope to see you again in one of our tours! Best regards
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    The main reason we booked this trip was that we wanted to walk on the Smugglers Cove beach, and other trips didn’t mention that in their trip summary. We were picked up from the hotel on time and headed to the port at Zante town. As we got off the minibus we headed towards the
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    Response from CretanHolidays, Guest Relations Manager at Zakynthos Smugglers Cove Full-Day Cruise
    Responded 30 Jun 2019
    Dear PDDunstan Thank you for your comment! We are very happy that you enjoyed your Cruise in Zante, we hope to see you again in one of our tours! Best regards
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    By: Cretan Holidays
    245 reviews
    MLunaBR
    Fortaleza, CE
    30
    Memorable experience for one day
    The tour was a little rushed, but it worth if you don't have time to spend on the islands. Athena was an
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    Barney3121
    30
    Great solo experience
    Extremely interesting with some great highlights along the way, especially at narrow parts of the gorge. I went
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    Julie H
    10
    Water park fun
    Amazing that’s all I can say !! From the facilities to the water slides to the staff who can not do enough for
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    Patrick H
    Huntington, New York
    916
    Wonderful
    Wonderful from top to bottom. The beach, the sand, the wine and the ruins. I highly recommend. Admission to
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    Paula G
    10
    Great service
    We booked transfer from Heraklion Airport in Crete to our hotel. Right outside the exit of the airport and shuttle
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    Chris W
    Helsinki, Finland
    256
    Great walk in fantastic scenery
    Walked down the Samaria Gorge in 5h. Good shoes are a must, sport shoes ok but hiking boots preferable as the path
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    O5919KEdavidc
    10
    Cuthbert’s
    Pick up from Rhodes Airport Excellent Vehicle Excellent No problems Would recommend and use them again Much
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    Kapricia
    42
    Bill
    Booked transfers to/from Airport to Hotel. First rate service and excellent communication. Will recommend to all
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    Juliette A
    Lyon, France
    57
    Affordable and safe drive
    Good price compared to other alternatives. As for constructive criticism, they need to work on how they receive
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    125danettet
    Highland, California
    113
    Beautiful hike!
    Samaria Gorge is a beautiful hike. I did not find the hike to be hard and I’m not a consistent hiker; Your legs
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    GNlover87
    20
    Great tour!! Def do it again!
    Normally I don’t do tours but this excursion was definitely worth it! Our guide, Ritti, was amazingly patient with
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    T2150AQdanielp
    82
    Great day out with some breathtaking views
    We booked through sparrow travel’s office in Stalis. The tour it’s self was well timed giving us a decent amount
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    buckrogers11
    Weybridge, United Kingdom
    10
    Airport transfer
    Perfect transfer. 8 mins earlier than pickup time but was not rushed. Very pleasant driver. High standard minibus
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    melb0urnetraveller00
    Melbourne, Australia
    133
    Great way to see a bit more of the island and learn about its history.
    I booked this tour to see a it more of Santorini and as a means to get to Oia. The tour was well organised. Bus
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    Denise L
    30
    Jeep safari
    Unfortunately a very wet day at the drivers wiper blade came off so I was put into another vehicle which wasabi of
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