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From Corfu: Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, & the Blue Caves

From Corfu: Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, & the Blue Caves

Sail from Corfu to the magnificent islands of Paxos and Antipaxos, famous for wine and picturesque beaches. Travel into the historical rock caves and admire the beautiful scenery. On this full-day cruise you’ll stop at the island of Antipaxos, which has one of the most stunning beaches in the Mediterranean. Marvel at the beauty of the golden coast, providing a contrast with the crystal blue water, then visit the Blue Caves. Enjoy a swim when you stop in Gaios, the capital of Paxos. Make the most of your free time to explore the small town. Shop at the souvenir stores, grab some lunch or cool down with an ice cream.

From Corfu Island: Antipaxos & Paxos Blue Caves Boat Cruise

From Corfu Island: Antipaxos & Paxos Blue Caves Boat Cruise

Visit 2 of Greece's most iconic islands on a cruise trip from Corfu Island to Paxos and Antipaxos. Visit the Blue Caves with live narration from your guide, a swimming stop at Mesovrika Beach, and free time to explore the village of Lakka. Upgrade to include hotel transfers from Corfu. Get stunning views of the Venetian castles in the Old Town of Corfu as you set sail and head south along the Kanoni Peninsula. Pass the palace of Mon Repo and the towns of Perama, Benitses, and Kavos as you sail toward Cape Asprokavos. Get a magnificent view of the olive and cypress trees that cover Paxos, formed when Poseidon severed the tip of Corfu with his trident to create an idyllic retreat for Amphitrite - according to legend. Reach the unspoiled northern side of Paxos and enter the natural bay of Lakka. Stroll the narrow streets of the traditional village, or take a short walk to the beaches to swim and sunbathe. Then, sail along the west coast of Paxos and enter the Blue Caves, where monk seals have taken up residence. Next, cruise to the small island of Antipaxos to swim off Mesovrika Beach. Sail along the east coast of Paxos and get great views of the small islands of Skaltsonisi and Mongonisi as you make your way back to Corfu.

From Corfu: Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, and Blue Caves

From Corfu: Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, and Blue Caves

Enjoy a full-day cruise to the jewels of the Ionian Sea – the islands of Paxos and Antipaxos and the famous blue caves. Sail along the west coast of Paxos, enjoying the impressive rocky coastline and white sand beaches. The boat will enter the breathtaking blue sea caves, which are a natural habitat of the Mediterranean monk seal. Next, at the small island of Antipaxos, you’ll have the opportunity to swim off Voutoumi Beach. The cruise continues along the narrow channel of Paxos and the islands of Panagia and Agios Nikolaos. The captain will moor in the port of Gaios village and you’ll have time to explore the town.

From Parga: Paxos and Antipaxos Cruise with Blue Caves

From Parga: Paxos and Antipaxos Cruise with Blue Caves

Guests will start their cruise at 09.45 am from the pier of Parga, heading to the first stop, which is Voutoumi beach in Antipaxos island. This stop is 40 minutes and guests have the opportunity to swim in the crystal clear blue and turquoise waters of Voutoumi beach. After the first swim, guests will sail towards Paxos island, at the west side of the island, to the Blue Caves. There we will anchor Megalochari motorsailer boat and give the opportunity for a second swim to our guests for 40 minutes. On our way to the third stop, we will pass by from Ortholithos stone rock for photoshooting. After 30 minutes will reach the capital of Paxos, Gaios, where guests have 2 hours free for lunch, shopping or swimming. 16.30 Megalochari motorsailer boat will depart for Parga. 18.00 we will be back at the pier of Parga.

From Benitses/Lefkimmi: Paxos, Antipaxos & Caves Day Cruise

From Benitses/Lefkimmi: Paxos, Antipaxos & Caves Day Cruise

Did you know that two of the most beautiful islands of the world are only 30 nautical miles away from Corfu? If you don’t, the last 50 years we offer you a unique opportunity to discover the rare beauty of Paxos and Antipaxos Islands. The first destination is the impressive caves, which hide significant mythological history that our tour guide will narrate you. Be sure you have your cameras with you so as to capture the miracle of nature. Next stop is one of the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean – Voutoumi – where the sight will fascinate you with the bewitching gold coasts creating a unique contradiction with the crystal blue water. After a relaxing swim, the last destination of this day will be the island of Paxos and the capital city, Gaios. There you will have the opportunity to spend more than 2 hours, in order to discover the cultural heritage of the island wandering the narrow streets and tasting the local cuisine. DETAILED DESCRIPTION Departure: Benitses marina:09.00, Lefkimmi Port 09.45 First stop: 2 caves (only for pictures) Second stop: Antipaxos - Voutoumi Beach (50’ for swimming) Third Stop: Paxos – Gaios (about 2.00-2.30 hours free time) Return: 18.30 Benitses marina, 17.30 Lefkimmi Port

From Lefkimmi: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Speedboat Tour

From Lefkimmi: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Speedboat Tour

Everybody knows, that clear According to the myth Poseidon severed the tip of Corfu with his trident, then dragged it southwest to form the love nest for his mistress Amphitrite. The first stop of the day will take you inside the mysterious sea caves, where legend has it that Poseidon hid Amphitrite while he was away protecting the Ionian Sea. The caves are enchanting, with their aqua blue waters and soaring heights . The second stop of the day is in Anti – Paxos. Here you can swimm in the crystal clear waters or just sit back and enjoy the scenery. Few places today are blessed with the tranquility of this untouched island. The last stop of the day is Gaios, the capital town of Paxos. Known more recently as millionaires’ paradise, place of the rich and famous. A bustling little town, filled with shops, bars and restaurants, an excellent place to try traditional Greek cuisine or shor for some unusual souvenir’s made on the island.

Corfu: Paxos Island Full-Day Cruise with Blue Caves

Corfu: Paxos Island Full-Day Cruise with Blue Caves

Climb onboard a vessel equipped with a bar as you get ready to take in the beauty of Paxos Island. Relax as you make the journey with stops including at Paradise Beach. Depart from Corfu Port with a unique view of the Old Town among the two Venetian fortresses. Head south to see the Kanoni peninsula and the palace of Mon Repos. Approach the channel between Corfu and Paxos, and admire the green island of Paxos covered with olive and cypress trees. Enter the breathtaking Blue Caves, with their scenic clear emerald blue waters. Depart from the caves and arrive at the small island of Antipaxos. Swim and snorkel in the crystal waters of ‘’Paradise Beach’’ (Voutoumi) before returning to Paxos. Explore an island whose up-market reputation sees millionaire yachts anchor alongside local fishing boats. Moor close to the center of Gaios village and walk through the wonderful narrow streets.

From Corfu: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Day Trip by Boat

From Corfu: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Day Trip by Boat

Paxi and Antipaxi are two of the twenty most beautiful islands in the world, situated in the Ionian Sea. Your trip starts from the port of Corfu - south hotels depart from the port of Lefkimi. The boat trip takes you past the Bay of Garitsa, Mon Repos Palace (birthplace of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) and the Mouse Island (Pontikonisi). As you approach the canal between Corfu and Paxi, the first impressions will exceed your expectations. The picture of the narrow channel between Paxi and the island of Saint Nikolaos is one of the most beautiful in the Ionian Sea. First, you will visit the enchanting island of Antipaxi (no visit of the island, stop near the shore for swimming) , with its exotic beaches. Here you can enjoy the crystal-clear sea and the white golden beach for more than an hour. After the island of Antipaxos, our journey takes us to the blue caves, if the weather permits. You will be impressed by the beautiful colors of the water, from light blue to turquoise and emerald green. After this unique and unforgettable experience, we continue to the island of Paxi. Here you have enough time to stroll through the narrow streets or enjoy a coffee with a view of the island of Saint Nikolaus or the coasts of mainland Greece. After this unforgettable day you will return to Corfu.

Corfu: Palaiokastritsa Swimming and Afionas Sunset Tour

Corfu: Palaiokastritsa Swimming and Afionas Sunset Tour

Explore Palaiokastritsa, one of the most famous seaside villages in Corfu! This relaxing afternoon tour will take you to the heart of the island's west coast, where you can discover its hidden gems at your own pace. Enjoy the island's breathtaking natural beauty. Unwind and bathe in the crystal-clear waters of Palaiokastritsa, a breathtaking gem on Corfu's west coast. Embark on a boat tour to explore the magical caves that are inaccessible by road, such as the Cave of Nausica, the Blue Eye, and the Blue Caves. Marvel at the marine paradise with emerald-green waters, coral reefs, and colorful fish. Savor the local cuisine and renowned wines. Purchase souvenirs from the shops before departing. Soak up one of the most traditional villages on the island, rich in history and beauty. Afionas is one of the oldest settlements on Corfu and is believed to have been named after the local grape variety. Explore the historical village, where archaeological evidence suggests that the village was first inhabited in the 6th century BC. Take a stroll through the stone paths (kadounia) of Afionas, where bougainvillea and jasmine cascade over whitewashed walls, and the air is filled with the briny scent of the sea. Snap a photo of the old mansions, which have stood the test of time, and visit the church of Agios Ioannis Lampataro, built in 1636. Bask in the magic of the sunset as you sit on a bench and watch the sun sink below the Ionian Sea. Admire the sky, ablaze with color, from fiery reds and oranges to gentle pinks and purples.

From Lefkimmi: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Boat Tour

From Lefkimmi: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Boat Tour

Travel from Corfu to the magnificent islands of Paxos and Antipaxos, famous for beautiful scenery and picturesque beaches. Admire the stunning rock caves and enjoy some time on the islands for exploration and swimming. Start with pickup from your hotel in the southern part of Corfu, before boarding the boat. Cruise first to the island of Antipaxos, and visit Voutoumi Beach, one of the most spectacular in the area. Marvel at the beauty of the golden coast contrasting with the crystal blue water, and then visit the Blue Cave located along the coast. Head next to the town of Gaios, the capital of Paxos. Enjoy some free time to explore the charming town, and browse for souvenirs in the many shops and stores. Afterward, relax on the return journey back to Corfu.

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We had a fantastic cruise day trip that I can confidently say was great value for money. From start to finish, the journey was interactive and filled with great fun. The organiser went above and beyond to look after everyone, ensuring all guests were comfortable and enjoying themselves. The highlight of the trip was undoubtedly the top-notch DJ who kept the energy high and well fit for the atmosphere. If you're looking for an enjoyable and well-organized cruise day trip, this one is highly recommended!

Amazing places to see and great tour lady, she did the tour in 4-5 languages. The prices for food and drinks in the boat were super fair! The party on the way back woke everyone up from their after swim nap 🕺🏼🪩

The atmosphere, the guide, the party on the boat, and the beautiful beaches and waters we went to.

I couldn’t joying the excursion but the owners were so nice to refund me the money. Thank you!

A MUST do if you’re ever visiting Corfu! Worth every cent.