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Athens cruises | Discover the Greek islands' magic

Embark on an mesmerizing full-day cruise from Athens to Greek Islands. Sail away from the bustling city to delve into the allure of azure waters, charming villages, and ancient ruins. Get ready for a day filled with breathtaking views, cultural immersion, and endless memories. Find all the Athens cruises ticket options and essential information you need right here!

Navigate your Athens cruise guide

  1. Why go on an Athens cruise?
  2. Things to know before you book your Athens cruise
  3. Your Athens cruise options
  4. Find your best Athens cruise match here
  5. Athens cruise map
  6. Your Athens cruise boarding points: Where the adventure begins
  7. 5 easy steps to a smooth & stress-free boarding
  8. Your visual guide to Greek island cruises from Athens
  9. Plan your Athens cruise trip

Things to know before you book your Athens cruise

  • Take a close look at the itinerary of the cruise you're interested in. Each cruise may visit different Greek islands, so make sure the destinations align with what you want to see and do.
  • Check the duration of the cruise to ensure it fits your schedule. Full-day Greek island cruises typically last anywhere from 10 to 12 hours, so plan accordingly and make sure you have enough time to enjoy all the activities and sights.
  • Consider the type of boat you'll be cruising on. Traditional wooden boat cruises offer a charming and authentic experience, while motor sailing boat cruises provide a faster journey. Choose the option that best fits your preferences and comfort level.
  • Consider your preferences, such as snorkeling opportunities, onboard facilities, and seating arrangements, when selecting your perfect Athens cruise.
  • Some Athens Greek island cruises might not be wheelchair accessible. So, if you have any mobility concerns or specific requirements, ensure that the cruise is accessible for you.
  • Round-trip transfers are included in all Athens cruise tickets, so you don't have to worry about getting to the boarding points yourself. Expect professional and on-time transportation to the boarding points.

Your Athens cruise options

You're spoiled for choice when it comes to Athens boat tour ticket options! Whether you want to sail to the charming streets of Hydra & Poros, have lunch at the pristine beach of Moni island, or explore Athens before setting sail on a cruise, there’s a ticket option for every preference. Let’s dive into the details.

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Cruise to the islands of Poros, Hydra & Aegina

1-Day Cruise to the Greek Islands of Poros, Hydra & Aegina from Athens

  • Sail through the crystal-clear waters of the Saronic Gulf to explore the breathtaking beauty of three charming and culturally rich Saronic islands.
  • Enjoy a hassle-free three island cruise from Athens with lunch included onboard, allowing you to indulge in delicious Greek cuisine while soaking in the stunning views of the Aegean Sea. 
  • The option for hotel transfers adds an extra layer of convenience to your trip.
Athens day cruises

Cruise to the islands of Agistri, Moni & Aegina

Day Cruise to Greek Islands of Agistri, Moni & Aegina from Athens with Lunch

  • Experience the thrill of cruising on a motor sailing boat with ample opportunities for swimming & snorkeling.
  • Lunch & transfers are included for a seamless experience.

Full-Day Island Hopping Cruise with Lunch & Swimming

  • Sail on a traditional wooden boat for an authentic sailing experience. Get complimentary lunch & hotel transfers for added convenience.
  • This ticket doesn’t include snorkeling but you'll have ample opportunities to swim & sunbathe.
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Combo ticket

Combo: Sights of Athens 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour + Full-Day Cruise

  • Why limit yourself to just one adventure when you can have two? With this combo ticket, enjoy the flexibility of a 2-day hop-on-hop-off tour around Athens, taking in must-see sights at your own pace. 
  • Then, embark on a full-day cruise in Greece to immerse yourself in the natural splendor of nearby Saronic islands. It's the ultimate Athens experience rolled into one convenient package!

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1-Day Cruise to the Greek Islands of Poros, Hydra & Aegina from Athens
All centrally located hotels in Athens
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Buffet lunch
Anna Maru passenger ship
Day Cruise to Greek Islands of Agistri, Moni & Aegina from Athens with Lunch
All centrally located hotels in Athens
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Mediterranean-Greek food and traditional wine and beers
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Combo: Sights of Athens 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour + Full-Day Cruise
Omonoia Square, Karaiskaki Square, Old Parliament/Syntagma, Plaka Area/Melina Mercouri Monument
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7:30am - 6:30pm
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Athens: Full-Day Island Hopping Cruise Tickets with Lunch & Swimming
Omonoia Square, Karaiskaki Square, Old Parliament/Syntagma, Plaka Area/Melina Mercouri Monument
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Your Athens cruise boarding points: Where the adventure begins

No matter which Athens island cruise option you choose, your adventure begins from one of these piers. Conveniently situated in vibrant city hotspots, each pier not only provides easy access to your cruise but also offers a taste of the local culture.

Marina Delta Kallithea

Famous for: Bustling cafés and restaurants, scenic sea views, cultural landmarks, boutique shops, cinemas, and other entertainment venues.
Distance from Athens airport: 32.5 km

Marina Zeas Pier

Famous for: Vibrant atmosphere, seaside allure, shopping centers, cinemas, high-end seafood restaurants, and bars.
Distance from Athens airport: 36 km

5 easy steps to a smooth & stress-free boarding

  1. Get free transfers to the boarding point: Enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup from all centrally located hotels in Athens or from one of the four central locations in the city, depending on the ticket you choose. Make sure to review your ticket voucher for precise information.
  2. Stay informed on pickup time: Keep an eye out for communications regarding your pickup time, which will be shared with you in advance.
  3. Arrive early to the pickup point: On the day of your tour, it's best to arrive at your hotel lobby or pickup point a good 10 to 15 minutes before the scheduled pickup time. This ensures you won't miss the boat, quite literally!
  4. Carry your voucher & ID: Ensure a hassle-free boarding process by having your voucher easily accessible on your phone, and don't forget to carry a valid form of identification.  
  5. Get comfortable: Once you've arrived at your designated boarding point and boarded the ship, settle in comfortably. Prepare yourself for a day filled with breathtaking views and unique experiences as you embark on your Athens cruise adventure.

Plan your Athens cruise trip

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  • Athens cruises operate year-round, but the best time to go on a cruise largely depends on your preferences. 
  • The peak season typically spans from May to September when the weather is warm, and the seas are calm. 
  • If you prefer fewer crowds, consider visiting during the shoulder seasons of April or October.
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  • Greek islands near AthensEach Greek island you visit during your Athens cruise offers a unique charm. From the vibrant streets of Poros and the untouched beauty of Agistri and Moni to the cultural heritage of Aegina, there's something for everyone to explore and enjoy.
  • Activities on Athens cruiseWhether you're snorkeling in crystal-clear waters, strolling through charming little villages, sunbathing on the pristine beaches, or indulging in delicious Greek cuisine, there's no shortage of activities to keep you entertained.
  • Top sights to see on an Athens cruiseImmerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Greek islands by visiting the archaeological sites, ancient ruins, and landmarks, like the Poros Clock Tower, Temple of Aphaia, the Hydra Port, and the Poros Archaeological Museum.
Athens day cruise

All Athens day cruises typically include roundtrip transfers from designated points in Athens, ensuring hassle-free transportation to and from the boarding point.

  • Time-saving: Having roundtrip transfers included in your cruise tickets saves you the trouble of arranging transportation independently, allowing you to focus solely on enjoying your day-long excursion.
  • Professional service: Expect punctual and reliable transfers operated by experienced drivers who will ensure a smooth journey to and from the port, enhancing your overall cruising experience.
  • Stress-free transportation: Relax knowing that your transfers are coordinated with the cruise schedule, minimizing the risk of missing your boat.
  • Comfort: Travel in comfort and style with air-conditioned vehicles, ensuring a pleasant journey to the port and back.
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  • Spacious decks: Enjoy stunning views of the Aegean Sea from the spacious decks of the cruise ship.
  • Comfortable seating: Relax and soak up the Mediterranean sun with comfortable seating arrangements.
  • Onboard dining options: Indulge in a delicious onboard meal featuring Greek specialties and international dishes included in your cruise ticket.
  • Drinks: Some cruises include additional onboard drinks, including tea, coffee, soft drinks, juices, and alcoholic beverages.
  • Amenities: Some Greek island cruises from Athens, Greece, might offer additional amenities like snorkeling equipment and water noodles, providing opportunities for adventure and exploration.
  • Wi-fi: Most Athens cruises also have free WI-fi onboard. 
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  • A valid ID is required to board the cruise ship, especially if you have booked discounted tickets.
  • There can be changes in cruise itinerary and operating hours during the winter period.
  • The cruises are subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date.
  • Guests must share any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking the cruise ticket.
  • Unfortunately, Athens cruises are not suitable for wheelchair users, and some cruises might not be suitable for pram/stroller users as well.
  • Feel free to bring your own alcohol onboard. However, remember that the minimum drinking age is 18 years.
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  • Book in advance: Avoid last-minute disappointments by booking your Athens day cruise tickets in advance. Not only does this ensure availability, but it also gives you the opportunity to snag any early bird discounts that might be available.
  • Arrive early: Make sure you arrive at the pick-up point 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
  • Carry documentation: Remember to carry your mobile voucher and a valid photo ID for verification purposes.
  • Wear comfortable clothing: You'll be spending a significant part of your day exploring the Saronic islands, so choose breathable fabrics and shoes suitable for walking. Layers are also a good idea as temperatures can vary throughout the day.
  • Carry swimwear: Don’t forget to bring your swimwear if you are up for swimming and snorkeling.
  • Follow the guidelines: Be respectful of local customs and traditions when visiting the Greek islands and attractions, and follow any guidelines provided by your tour guide or crew members.

Frequently asked questions about Athens cruises

How much do Athens cruises cost?

Athens cruises start from , offering various packages to suit different preferences. The price increases according to the amenities and services included. 

What can I see on an Athens cruise?

On an Athens cruise, you can explore a myriad of destinations, including charming Greek islands like Poros, Hydra, Aegina, Agistri, and Moni. Each island offers its own unique attractions, from historical landmarks to breathtaking natural beauty.

Is an Athens cruise a good way to explore Greece?

Absolutely! Athens cruises offer a convenient and immersive way to experience the beauty and diversity of Greece's islands. You'll have the opportunity to visit multiple destinations in a single day, making the most of your time in this stunning region.

What is the best time to go on an Athens cruise?

The best time to embark on an Athens cruise is during the warmer months, typically from April to October when the weather is ideal for sailing and outdoor activities.

Is lunch included in Athens cruise tickets?

Yes, Athens cruise tickets include a delicious lunch served onboard, allowing you to enjoy a satisfying meal while soaking up the sun and sea breeze.

What is the duration of an Athens cruise?

Athens cruises are full-day excursions spanning approximately 10-12 hours, offering ample time to explore multiple islands and enjoy various activities like swimming and snorkeling.

Are Athens cruises wheelchair accessible?

Unfortunately, Athens cruises are not wheelchair accessible due to the nature of the vessels and island destinations.

What are the Athens cruise timings?

Athens cruises usually depart early in the morning, with boarding typically starting between 7am - 8am to make the most of the day's itinerary.

What is the cancellation policy for Athens cruise tickets?

Athens cruise tickets can be canceled up to 24 hours before departure, with a full refund issued.

Are Athens cruises suitable for children?

Yes, Athens cruises are suitable for children. However, some cruises may not be pram or stroller-friendly.

Do Athens cruise tickets include free transfers?

Yes, Athens cruise tickets include free transfers to and from your hotel or a specific pickup point, ensuring a seamless and stress-free travel experience.

Can I bring alcohol on an Athens cruise?

Yes, you are allowed to bring alcohol onboard Athens Greek island cruises, allowing you to enjoy your favorite drinks while soaking up the sun and sea views.