Private Sailing Trip to Dia Island

6 hours

Booking and Availability

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Lunch On Board


Private Transfer for Sailing Trip


Available Languages


Experience a six hour private sailing trip. The sailing yacht accommodates up to 8 persons. Our destination is the enchanting DIA Island.

Our journey to DIA Island commences with  a warm welcome from the crew at the Heraklion port.

We set sail at 09:00 am (morning route) or 15:00 (sunset route), we head north towards DIA Island. Along the way, marvel at the picturesque Cretan Coastline, and if you’re lucky, witness dolphins gracefully swimming beside the boat.

Private Boat Trip to DIA Island

DIA Island is located 6 miles north of Heraklion (a one-hour sail). It holds legendary significance as the hideout of Theseus after slaying the Minotaur, created by Zeus himself.

Around 10:00a.m or 16:00, we reach DIA Island and anchor in the Bay of Saint George. Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear, emerald waters for an unforgettable swimming and snorkeling experience (snorkeling equipment provided).

The seabed’s captivating scenery guarantees a day filled with sun, sea, and relaxation.

Enjoy your lunch(optional) on board, accompanied by a selection of unlimited drinks, including wine, beers, soft drinks, and water.

Before we set sail back to Heraklion, indulge in a final refreshing dip, signaled by our captain’s horn.

The Private sailing trip to Dia Island is a great opportunity for special occasions like small parties, wedding proposals or some quality time.

Pick-Up Locations

Hersonissos (Chersonissos), Koutouloufari, Piskopiano, Malia, Stalida (Stalis), Anissaras, Agkisaras, Analipsi, Gouves, Gournes, Kokkini Hani, Karteros, Heraklion, Ammoudara, and Agia Pelagia.

What to Bring with you:

Comfortable walking shoes with rubber soles for a good grip.

Also pack a swimming suit, a towel, a hat, sunglasses, and a sun cream.


We are very careful with our pricing. What you read is what you get. If you need further information, please feel free to contact us. The Private Boat Trip to DIA Island cost is €750 for up to 8 persons.

Schedule - Days and Languages


Morning Route

08:45: Boarding.
09:00: Our Sailing Boat trip to DIA Island begins from Heraklion port.
10:00: The vessel anchors in Saint George’s Bay.
14:00: Set sail from DIA Island back to Heraklion
15:00: Approx return time back to Heraklion.

Sunset Route

14:45: Boarding.
15:00: Our Sailing Boat trip to DIA Island begins from Heraklion port.
16:00: The vessel anchors in Saint George’s Bay.
20:00: Set sail from DIA Island back to Heraklion
21:00: Approx return time back to Heraklion.

Days and Languages:

Every Day: English

The Private Sailing Trip to DIA Island Includes:

✅ Private Sailing Boat trip tickets.
✅ Snorkelling equipment, Fishing Equipment, Paddle board.
✅ Insurance cover.
✅ Unlimited drinks (Beers, Wine, Soft drinks,Water).
✅ Easy cancellation (Cancel up to 48 hours prior to departure time and receive a full refund).


❌ All meals and drinks, unless mentioned otherwise in the tour description or the included section above.

❌ Any other destination not mentioned in the itinerary.

Not Suitable:

A private sailing trip may not be recommended for individuals who experience severe seasickness or motion sensitivity. Additionally, individuals with limited mobility or those who are uncomfortable in open water environments may not fully enjoy the experience.

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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