Menies Beach and Rodopou peninsula RIB boat tour

Crete, Chania

Enjoy a full day of discoveries and dives. Visit isolated beaches, let the crystal clear waters of Rodopou Peninsula rejuvenate you and pump up your heartbeat with some adrenaline and fun.

At a glance

-Explore an originally hidden travel gem of the most secluded parts of Chania.

-Visit the remote bay of Menies and the area around Rodopou peninsula.

-Feel lighthearted, relaxed and enchanted by the wild beauty of the landscape.

-Enjoy the excitement, as your skipper will be raising up your adrenaline with
his speed boat turns on your way back.

Activity details
Duration
7 hours
Language
English
Participants
Private rib boat tour for up to 8 people
Transfer
Transportation to & from the port of Kolymbari can be arranged upon request with an extra cost.
Confirmation
Within 24 hours
Refund
30%
For cancellations made up to 3 days in advance

You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 24 hours. Once confirmed, you will receive your voucher via email. In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email.

Itinerary
-Start your cruise either from Kolymvari or Kissamos port (that depends on weather) heading parallel with the Rodopou peninsula close to  rocky mountains where the view is breathtaking!

-Enjoy the ride with the secluded bays and historic information about the area provided from our skipper.

-Your first dive takes place in a secluded, private small beach.

-The tour continues to another bay with crystal clear turquoise waters.

-The third stop is at Menies beach with pebbles and deep blue waters.

-On your way back the skipper will raise up your adrenaline with his speed boat turns.
Important info
    -Inclusions : liability insurance, local taxes, fuels and a skipper/local guide, rib (Rigid Inflatable Boat) revenger 29'' (9.30 meters), a bottle of water, 2 beers or refreshment/person

    -Meeting point at Kolymvari Port

    -You are kindly advised to arrive at meeting point 15 minutes earlier

    -Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your confirmation voucher

    -Please, use the information in your voucher to confirm meeting time with your curator

    -Transfer can be arranged upon request on extra charge

    -Lunch at a local fish tavern can be arranged upon request with at extra charge of 25€/person

    -The curator has the right to make minor changes to the program without prior notice in case of unfavorable weather conditions

    -You are kindly advised to wear comfortable, every-day clothes, sunscreen, hat, sun glasses and your swimsuit

    -Not suitable for guests who are not in good health, for people suffering from boat sickness, fear of speed or water, non-swimmers and children under 5 years old

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