This cruising excursion is an excellent, affordable option for families and visitors who are looking to get out on the water for the day. Departing from Corfu port, take in the views of Old Town, Kanoni peninsula, and the palace of Mon Repos, where Prince Philip was born. Cruise by the island of Paxos, through breathtaking sea caves, and on to the Antipaxos Islands. After a quick swim, enjoy some free time in Gaios village before a leisurely cruise back to Corfu.
Departure from Corfu Port is at 9am. Departure from Hotels is approximately 1 hour before cruise departure, it depends on the location of your accomodation. We will send you a voucher which will have all the information regarding the tour and will entitle you to use the transfer service (if booked) and access to the boat. Please provide a valid international mobile number which will be necessary in case we need to contact with you for eventual changes in your schedule. Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Departing from the harbour of Corfu, you will have a unique view of the Old Town, among the two Venetian fortresses. Heading towards the south you will see the Kanoni peninsula and the palace of Mon Repos, where Prince Phillip was born. Also, the tourist resorts of Perama, Benitses, the village of Kavos and the cape of Asprokavos, the southernmost point of the island. Approaching the channel between Corfu and Paxos you’ll be able to admire the green island of Paxos, covered with olive trees and cypresses. The legend tells that Paxos was created when Poseidon severed the tip of Corfu with one mighty blow of his trident and dragged it south to create an idyllic retreat for his love, Amphitrite.The legend goes on, with Poseidon’s marble Palace which was situated in the cave of Ahai. Continue sailing south along the west coast of Paxos island, enjoying the impressive rocky coast line and the unique white sandy beaches. Then the boat will enter the breathtaking sea caves, where their clear blue waters will leave you speechless. Next, you will arrive at the small and sublime island of Antipaxos, whose sandy blue water coves have been compared to the Caribbean’s. Here you will have the opportunity to swim in the crystal waters of the ‘’Paradise beach’’ (Voutoumi). Back in Paxos, you will disembark at the port. Its up-market reputation continues today as millionaire yachts sit at anchor alongside local fishing boats. After entering the narrow channel which leads to the picturesque port of Gaios village, you’ll admire the view of Panagia and Agios Nikolaos islands. In Gaios you will walk among wonderful narrow streets and enjoy your lunch at one of the traditional tavernas (not included in the ticket), before you return to the ship and sail back to Corfo Port.