All Day Private Boat Trip to Balos Beach & Gramvousa Island from Chania

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Embark on an exclusive full-day private boat trip from Chania, immersing yourself in the wonders of Crete’s northwest coast, with a focus on the world-renowned private boat trip to Balos Beach and Gramvousa Island. Your personalized journey begins at the historic Chania Old Port, setting the stage for a day of exploration and relaxation in the turquoise waters and golden sands of Balos Beach. This bespoke maritime experience continues with the unveiling of secret smaller beaches and secluded coves within the Balos area, adding a touch of exclusivity to your private boat excursion. Explore the historic Gramvousa Island, known for its Venetian Fortress and the captivating shipwreck, making every moment of your private boat tour a unique and unforgettable adventure.

As you chart the course back, your private boat tour reveals the concealed treasures of the Rodopou Peninsula. Take a refreshing plunge into the waters of Menies Beach, enjoying the seclusion it offers. Sail along the coast to discover hidden paradises like Sfakos, Limnionari, Chironisia, and enchanting sea caves, each adding an element of mystery to your maritime odyssey.

The journey concludes with a visit to Theodorou Island, a sanctuary for the elusive kri kri goats and the poignant remnants of a WWII plane wreck. Witness the convergence of history and nature before returning to Chania, where the echoes of your day’s maritime escapade will linger in your memories.

Indulge in a truly personalized experience tailored to your desires as you traverse the captivating wonders of Balos Beach, Gramvousa Island, and the hidden treasures along Crete’s enchanting coastline. This immersive exploration invites you to savor the beauty of each destination, creating enduring memories of your private boat journey. Book your exclusive voyage now, letting the allure of the sea guide you through this unforgettable day-long private cruise.

Free snorkeling supplies (upon request), drinks, and snacks.

Suggested starting time: 8.30 – 9.00 a.m.


  • 1

    Chania: pick up time: 8.30 – 9.00

  • 2

    Balos: arrival time: 10.15, stop: 1.5h

    Balos Beach
  • 3

    Gramvousa: arrival time: 11.50, stop 1h

    Gramvousa Shipwreck
    Gramvousa Fortress
  • 4

    Menies: arrival time: 13.35, stop: 30’

    Menies Beach
  • 5

    Chironisia: arrival time: 14.15, stop: 20’

  • 6

    Theodorou Island: arrival time: 14.55, stop: 15’

    Theodorou Island
  • 1

    Chania: drop-off time: 15.30

*The schedule may change depending on weather conditions and your specific needs.

* As we customize your trip to your needs, you can choose how to spend your time on this beautiful Island or build your itinerary with us!

Chania 35.51928702043179, 24.02310915889569 1
Balos 35.57959632817411, 23.58865100797632 2
Gramvousa 35.61210584871501, 23.580432317488444 3
Menies 35.66502583513729, 23.767792505472233 4
Chironisia 35.63550556718657, 23.771226582938123 5
Theodorou Island 35.537865918405146, 23.931334028146424 6



  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Travel distance: 61 nm
  • Start time: 8:30 – 9:30
  • Languages: Greek -English
  • Number of travelers: 1-9 (per boat)


  • Boat
  • Fuel
  • Skipper


The boat departs and returns to the exact location in Chania Old Port: SEAze The Day


  • Traditional Cretan Snacks
  • Soft drinks, water, beers
  • Use of Snorkeling equipment (upon request)


  • Traditional Cretan Meal or Barbeque on board (fish – meat)
  • Fishing Equipment and fishing guide
  • Drone, GoPro, Photographer
  • Special Requests (boat relocation, tour extension)


The price of the private boat tour to Balos and Gramvousa from the Port of Chania starts from 1200 euros  (1-9 persons) with an open deck RIB.
The price with a cabin luxury RIB starts from 1650 euros per group (1-7 travelers).
The price depends on boat size, the number of people in your private group, and the selected extras.
You can check our prices by clicking the “book now” button or just request a quote via email, WhatsApp, or phone.

If your group is larger than our maximum boat capacity we can arrange for a second boat to accommodate your group . The boats sail together and tie together so the group does not split . While we are docked you can go from one boat to the other . Ask us about the alternative options .

Approximately 1h and 20 minutes on an average cruising speed of 22-24 knots.

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