Koufonisi Island Cruise

Makris Yialos - Koufonisi Island
9 hours

Booking and Availability

Available Languages

Weekly Schedule



Koufonisi Island Cruise. A boat journey that differs from everything else! An unforgettable day cruise at Libyan sea! Our bus and tour guide will pick you up in the morning around 08:00 am. The return is around 19:00. We use only the best, insured boats, buses and tour guides for our tours and activities.

This paradise boasts crystal clear waters, pristine beaches, and breathtaking natural beauty that’s sure to take your breath away. Embark on a Pirate boat trip to explore the island’s hidden coves. Enjoy swimming, snorkelling, and soaking up the sun. The island of Koufonisi is unique and it is under the protection of the NATURA 2000.

Koufonisi Island

After arrival by bus in Makris Gialos to the southern coast of Crete, the boat trip begins. The cruise through the crystal clear waters of the Libyan Sea takes about an hour. We slowly approach the island and admire the caves and the steep cliffs.

Koufonisi island has about 36 fantastic beaches. It is a coastline with hidden coves and sea caves. Beyond its coastal charm, Koufonisi enchants visitors with its rich history. There ancient ruins scattered across its landscape, offering glimpses into the island’s past. Koufonisi Island remains a gem of the Mediterranean, inviting visitors to lose themselves in its timeless beauty.

On the open deck of the ship, animation entertainment for children is available. In this way, our little friends are living a wonderful pirate adventure by participating in various games.

The self-service bar is open throughout the cruise so you can enjoy your lunch, snacks, salads and drinks anytime. While buying this cruise you might want to add the optional food package. There are usually three food options to choose from. Pork, chicken and a vegetarian dish.

Enjoy a unique experience, an unforgettable Koufonisi Island Cruise that you should not miss!


This is a boat trip. The pirate ship does not dock anywhere. It gets as close to the beach but the only way to reach it is by swimming. THere are no facilities on any of the beaches of the island.


Bring comfortable walking shoes with rubber soles for a good grip.

Pack a swimming suit, a towel, a hat, snorkel equipment, sun glasses, and a sun cream.


We are very careful with our pricing. What you read is what you get. If you need further information please contact us. The Koufonisi Island Cruise is €58 for an adult, and €38 for a child. Infants are free.


Schedule - Days and Languages


07:30 – 08:30 am: Departure

10:30: Arrival at Makris Yialos Port

  • Arrive at Makris Yialos Port to kickstart your nautical adventure.

11:00: Boat Trip Departure to Koufonisi Island

  • Embark on a scenic boat trip to the enchanting Koufonisi Island.

11:50: Arrival at Koufonisi Island

  • Enjoy a 4 hour stop at the Koufonisi island coast, accompanied by an insightful escorted tour.

16:00: Boarding for Return

  • Board the boat for the return journey to Makris Yialos port, where our bus awaits.

17:00: Arrival at Makris Yialos

  • Return to Makris Yialos port, marking the end of the maritime adventure.

18:30 – 19:30: Approx Return Time.

Days and Languages:

Wednesday: English, French, German, Polish.


✅ Hotel pick up and drop off. Transportation by modern buses
✅ Professional tour guide (live) on the bus.
✅ Insurance cover
✅ Boat tickets included.
✅ Easy cancellation.


❌ Entrance Tickets to Archaeological Sites or Places of Interest.

❌ All meals and drinks.

Not Suitable:

The Koufonisi Island cruise may not be suitable for individuals who experience severe seasickness or have a sensitivity to motion sickness.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Full refund if cancelled 24 hours before start time.
  • Weather-dependent; if cancelled due to bad weather, choose a new date or get a full refund.

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