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Symi Island Cruise

Available in English Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    01 May - 30 Sep: Monday & Thursday

  • Duration

    9 hours (2 hours’ cruise each way)

  • Start time

    Start time: 0900h (9:00am)
    Duration: 9 hours (2 hours’ cruise each way)

  • Meeting Point
    Good news! You can get picked up from selected hotels, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details.
    Alternatively, the tour starts from Mandraki Harbor at Central Port.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a relaxing cruise to the Greek Island of Symi
  • Explore the island by foot and discover several smaller localities, beaches, and areas of significance in history and mythology
  • Learn eventful history and facts from an expert English speaking guide
  • Enjoy wonderful photo opportunities abound from a vista overlooking the town
  • You will be picked-up and dropped at your hotel in an air-conditioned coach


Take a relaxing cruise back in time to a small Greek island torn from the pages of history.

Symi is a place where tradition has outpaced time, where life moves with the seamless grace of the sea.

Admire the colorful neoclassical mansions that cling to the hills and climb to a viewpoint overlooking the town where you can see the coves, inlets and cliffs that grace the coastline.

Sit down for a peaceful lunch by the sea, where you can dine on flavorful fish straight from the harbor.


You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to Central Port, where you will embark on this Symi island cruise. You will be accompanied by a licensed, English-speaking guide who will help you navigate the island.

Set sail on a lovely two-hour cruise to the island of Symi, admiring the unbroken beauty of sea and shore. Pull into the harbor and look up at Venetian-style houses tumbling down the hillside.

Archaeological evidence suggests this unassuming island has been continuously inhabited for well over two millennia, and old manuscripts indicate it was the site of an ancient naval battle between the Spartans and Athenians.

The sea around Symi is famous for its natural sponges, which make a unique gift for friends back home.

Wonderful photo opportunities abound from a vista overlooking the town, and quaint waterfront taverns serve up freshly caught seafood (payable direct).

Savor every moment of your return trip to Rhodes, where a coach awaits to return you to your hotel.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in air-conditioned coach
  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • Boat ride


  • Lunch

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

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