Daily Cruise to Chrissi Island

Daily Cruise to Chrissi Island

From Ierapetra to Chrissi Island

Price:

From 26€/person

Vessel:

Sofia Express

Departure:

10:45 AM Everyday

Trip Duration:

45-55 minutes

Itineraries for 2022 are over!
See you all again next season!

Dear guests, The Greek Government is taking urgent measures this summer, in order to save the natural ecosystem of the island of Chrissi and protect the unique junipers forest on its mainland.

You are advised to remain only on the beach shoreline for swimming and walking, throughout your visit on the island, and not to enter the Mediterranean forest land ahead of you (Access to the mainland is forbidden).

The island has no infrastructure, no toilets, no shade, no shops, no medical treatment and no trash cans. So before you disembark (disembarkation will be very close to the beach), take with you anything you may need and please make sure that you don't leave any garbage behind, but take them back with you on the ship.

Thank you for being an active part of this rescue solution!

Cruise to Chrissi in comfort with Blue Cruises!

There is really no place like Chrissi Island, and Blue Cruises will set the tone for your excursion, offering you a comfortable and fast ferry service from the Ierapetra boat terminal.

Count on us for a relaxing and pleasurable ride which allows you to take in the unforgettable vistas over the South Cretan Sea as we approach our destination.

Your boat trip to the island of Chrissi starts from Ierapetra. The town is located approximately 35 kilometers south of the city of Agios Nikolaos. You can drive, take the bus or a taxi to get here. Either way, your trip should last for 35-40 minutes from Agios Nikolaos. In case you are traveling from Heraklion, Rethimno or Chania, be advised that the trip will be a little longer, but your arrival to the island of Chrissi will be worth your trouble.

In case you drive to Ierapetra finding parking should not be a problem. There is a free parking lot in front of the port or you could park for free at many side roads close by. There are also two private parking lots in walking distance.

Cruises to the island take place during the summer season, meaning that you can visit the island from May to October depending on the weather conditions.

In most cases the ferry departs every day at 10:45 AM. For your convenience we advise you to be at the port half an hour before the departure time. While at the port you may wait until your departure at the various cafes located by the port. The surrounding area provides you with enough shade, in order to avoid the heat and glare of the hot sun.

The cruise to the island last for 45-55 minutes. While on board, rest, enjoy the Libyan Sea view, or have a meal. Before disembarking on the island, you may want to buy some food, bottled water or refreshments to have with you throughout the day. You can use your credit card onboard for your purchases.

For your convenience, please don’t forget to wear a hat, sunscreen and comfortable shoes. During the summer months temperatures can be really high. We also provide umbrellas onboard, with an additional cost of 5€.

Sofia Express
  • Ifigenia – Anna departs from Ierapetra’s port at 10:45 AM.


Please be advised that for your convenience you should be at the port half an hour before the ferry departure time (10:15).

  • The cruise to Chrissi lasts for about 45-55 minutes.


While onboard you can enjoy the view, have a meal, or buy some food & drinks to enjoy while at the beach. You can rent an umbrella on board for your day under the sun, for 5€.

  • At 16:15 PM our ferry departs from Chrissi to Ierapetra port.


Please be at the ferry 10 minutes before departure time.

When you return to the port you have ample time to catch the bus to Agios Nikolaos.

The Best Prices

Why wait in-line onboard or by our booth to buy your tickets? Book online now. Additional 5% for groups of 10 or more! Book now online and all you have to do is to provide your booking confirmation email to our staff onboard! What’s more convenient than that?

A Quick & Comfortable Trip

While onboard we provide everything you need for a comfortable cruise. Relax in our air-conditioned two floored decks. We know you have traveled long to get here, so just enjoy the cool temperature and laydown on the couches.

On the top deck lay back and unwind, while the cretan sea breeze and the hot sunbeans touches your face. Just remember to aprreciate the amazing sea view! Now is the right moment for your next amazing Insta Story!

Oh, and remember! The trip is about 45-55 minutes! you are only minutes away from Crete’s jewel!

Safety First

The safety of our passengers and crew members is a top priority for us. Regular inspections and check-ups are part of our day to day life for us to ensure your safe cruise. Regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, we have taken all the necessary precautions to ensure your safe journey.

Lunch on board

Grab a bite or lunch. At Blue Cruises, we pride ourselves on offering quality onboard food to all our passengers. Whether it is a quick snack, lunch or a late breakfast, enjoy some tasty bites while you take in the glorious surroundings of the Libyan Sea.

As there is no fresh drinking water available on Chrissi Island, you can count on Blue Cruises to ensure you are fully stocked up with fluids and kept hydrated throughout the afternoon.

For everyone

Whether you are an individual traveller or a large organized group heading to Chrissi Island for the day, Blue Cruises has you covered. Rely on us for boat tickets to this area of preserved natural beauty.

Why book with us?

Best Prices

Quick, Safe & Comfortable Trip

Lunch on board

-% Special Discounts

– Additional 5% for groups of 10 or more!

Cruise to Chrissi in comfort with Blue Cruises!

There is really no place like Chrissi Island, and Blue Cruises will set the tone for your excursion, offering you a comfortable and fast ferry service from the Ierapetra boat terminal.

Count on us for a relaxing and pleasurable ride which allows you to take in the unforgettable vistas over the South Cretan Sea as we approach our destination.

Your boat trip to the island of Chrissi starts from Ierapetra. The town is located approximately 35 kilometers south of the city of Agios Nikolaos. You can drive, take the bus or a taxi to get here. Either way, your trip should last for 35-40 minutes from Agios Nikolaos. In case you are traveling from Heraklion, Rethimno or Chania, be advised that the trip will be a little longer, but your arrival to the island of Chrissi will be worth your trouble.

In case you drive to Ierapetra finding parking should not be a problem. There is a free parking lot in front of the port or you could park for free at many side roads close by. There are also two private parking lots in walking distance.

Cruises to the island take place during the summer season, meaning that you can visit the island from May to October depending on the weather conditions.

In most cases the ferry departs every day at 10:45 AM. For your convenience we advise you to be at the port half an hour before the departure time. While at the port you may wait until your departure at the various cafes located by the port. The surrounding area provides you with enough shade, in order to avoid the heat and glare of the hot sun.

The cruise to the island last for 45-55 minutes. While on board, rest, enjoy the Libyan Sea view, or have a meal. Before disembarking on the island, you may want to buy some food, bottled water or refreshments to have with you throughout the day. You can use your credit card onboard for your purchases.

For your convenience, please don’t forget to wear a hat, sunscreen and comfortable shoes. During the summer months temperatures can be really high. We also provide umbrellas onboard, with an additional cost of 5€.

Sofia Express

Discover Chrissi Island

After a short journey time of just 45 to 55 minutes, your boat will arrive at Chrissi.

There awaits one of the most captivating natural settings you can imagine. There are very few signs of human encroachment on this amazing island – save time for a charming small harbor and church on the North West Coast.

You will find some of the most beautiful beaches possessed by Crete, an abundance of cedar trees, and a unique ecosystem that benefits from Natura 2000 Networking Programme protection.

Take a stroll through the Cedar forest which was used for shipbuilding by the Ottoman and Egyptian empires, kick back on the sunbeds and soak in the stunning surroundings, and marvel at the pink and white sand which is the result of thousands of small shells.

Chrissi Island is waiting for you!

Useful Information

Port of Ierapetra

Main Office (For Chrissi)

Kyrva 3, Ierapetra

+30 28423 07407 /
+30 695 2290007

bookings@blue-daily-cruises.com

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Daily Cruise to Chrissi Island

26.00

Departure 10:45
Guests (Age 11+)
Kids (Age 3-11)
Infants (Age 0-2)
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Disembarkation takes place very close to the coast and you will need to swim for a distance of a few meters in order to reach the beach.

You can view our cancellation terms here.

Why book with us?

Best Prices

Quick, Safe & Comfortable Trip

Lunch on board

-% Special Discounts

– Additional 5% for groups of 10 or more!

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