Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Heraklion tours, things to do and tickets

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

Duration: 8 hours
Join this 8-hour guided excursion through the Cretan mountains and discover the wonders of the Minoan Route. Stop at historic sites including an ancient Roman aqueduct and the Diction Cave, the mythological birthplace of Zeus. Enjoy a traditional snack with 'raki' in the village of Kastamonitsa, and a Cretan-style lunch at a local tavern in Lassithi.

CRETAquarium Entrance Ticket in Crete

Duration: an hour - 6 hours
CRETAquarium reveals a magical, wonderful world, so familiar yet so unknown to us: The underwater world of the Mediterranean, a sea that gave birth to so many civilizations and attracts millions of visitors each year. Explore the different sea ecosystems, allow us to get you acquainted with creatures of the sea bed, immigrant species from tropical waters, impressive hunters, ghostly jellyfish, passive dusky groupers and more!

Day Trip to Agios Nikolaos and Spinalonga Island

Duration: 9 hours - 10 hours
A day trip that combines relaxation and history gives you the chance to visit the highlights of the Northeast part of Crete, where the picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos with the magnificent lake can be found. Elounda, a small village on the shore of Mirabello bay with spectacular views, is where the boat begins the cruise heading to Spinalonga island, a small uninhabited island used during the history as a fortress and later on as a leper colony.

Full-Day Jeep Safari Tour with Cooking Lesson

Duration: 8 hours - 9 hours
Become a local for a day!
Discover with us the traditional Cretan life! Local activities - goat milking - cheese making and local products tasting, local cooking classes, pottery classes and impressive off Roading through mountains and wildlife nature with unique views!!
A real authentic Cretan experience.

Private Full-Day Knosos-Lasithi Plateau-Cave of Zeus from Heraklion

Duration: 8 hours - 10 hours
Experience this private tour that combines world-famous landmarks with jaw-dropping natural beauty. Enjoy maximum comfort and safety while being provided with everything you need to know about the island of Crete. Your local English speaking guide/driver will help you get the most out of your day and make sure you take some incredible photos for you to share with your friends and family.

From Heraklion or Agios Nikolaos: Full-Day Santorini Trip

Duration: 11 hours
Experience Santorini on a full-day trip from Heraklion or Agios Nikolaos. Travel in a catamaran and take a guided tour of the island by bus. Enjoy free time to explore Fira at your own pace.

Quad Safari Off-Road Tour

Duration: 6 hours
Quad Safari Tour
Feel the adrenaline throughout our Quad Safari! Explore the Cretan nature with Dynamic Off–Road and breathtaking views! Feeding wild goats, hiking to the Cave of Milatos ( Only on 8:30 morning tour ) and then… Let’s swim in the Crystal clear waters! Lunch at a restaurant ( Only on 8:30 morning tour included) and after that, we end our day in the most exciting way by passing through authentic Cretan villages next to the sea that will amaze you and as ready now we will have fun on an amazing dynamic off-road route!

Jeep Safari 4x4 Crete real off road mountain tracks with Lunch from Hersonissos

Duration: 8 hours
You are the whole day, with your guide, inside the countryside of Crete. The roads are almost all off road, the chance to see the real inland of Crete! We drive through the mountains towards the grape yards of the wine areas, passing small villages, through a river bed, sheltered by bamboo, a lot of nature. Crossing the river where we may have some water flowing in the months April, May and again from half of September. One of the highlights is a visit of a cave. We stop in a very authentic mountain village, on the square next to the church, for a coffee. We continue our trip along several small villages, on dirt tracks and through the green nature and herbs, passing olive groves and grape fields. We stop for lunch in a very small mountain village with a spectacular beautiful view. After lunch we drive through a mountainous area. On the way down we see a magnificent view of the north coast of Crete. We end this interesting day with a swim in the refreshing sea. Join us!

Ecobike tour in historic Heraklion

Duration: 3 hours - 4 hours
Hi there! I'm Alex, a native Cretan guy.
I'm a bicycle enthusiast who totally loves Heraklion City.
We will explore the city with my ecobikes (pedal free) and will lead you away from the crowds to lesser-known corners of the city. We’ll share some of our favorite places to eat, dance, and hang out. It will be a great way to start your visit or even explore the best monuments around!

-If you looking for something unique
-You are in the right place!!!

Private SUV Wine Tour with Lunch

Duration: 7 hours - 8 hours
Get the vineyards and winetastings all to yourself on this private tour of two typical Heraklion wineries, including a visit to a 500+ year old wine press. In a comfortable SUV, travel around the local countryside and learn about the winemaking traditions in Crete — and then enjoy a food and wine pairing 4-course meal right there in the vineyards.

Private tour with full access to the vineyards

All food and drink is included

Taste 12 different local wines

Fully guided by a local certified wine Sommelier — see hidden gems and get local knowledge

4x4 self drive adventure

Duration: 8 hours
We operate in Crete since 1991 and co operate with the biggest tour operators. Thousands of people experience Crete island in a cabriolet 4x4 with #Exploringclubcrete

From Rethymno: Full-Day Knossos and Heraklion Tour

Duration: 9 hours
Join a bus excursion from Rethymnon to Knossos with optional guided tours of Knossos or Heraklion. Visit the Palace of Knossos, the Archaeological Museum, the city of Heraklion, and more.

Comfort cruise - sailing boat trips from Heraklion, Crete

Duration: 5 hours
Leisure sailing trip from Heraklion on catamaran Lagoon 450F. Yachting cruise, designed especially for those who prefer to start the day from early morning. This sea excursion is perfect vacation with children. It fits full day program in less hours. Healthy Mediterranean lunch is included. Plenty to do on board: snorkeling, SUP paddling, fishing, sunbathing (all equipment is provided by us).

Crete Finikia and Giouchtas Mountains Horse Riding Tour with Lunch

Duration: 5 hours
Explore the Finikia and Giouchtas mountains on a relaxing horseback ride that shows you the natural wonders of Crete. Trot across the landscape on a docile mount and take in beautiful rural vistas before indulging in a delicious lunch.

Mythical Escape: Zeus Cave & Knossos Palace with Lassithi Plateau from Heraklion

Duration: 8 hours
Come with us on a journey along East Crete reveling in the endless luxuries of Lassithi Plateau that is basked in allure forests & fertile land dotted with iconic windmills.

From the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle at your disposal, our knowledgeable local insider will ensure you experience the best of the whole itinerary. Discover quaint villages, local lifestyle, storied monuments, Byzantine Monasteries & Cretan art.

Tuck into a culinary odyssey & savor genuine tastes loved by our legendary forefathers. It’s our job to hook you up with only the most authentic eateries.

Amble in the footsteps of gods to the Cave of Zeus. Plunge into the mythical birthplace & sense the sanctity of this ancient site.

When in Knossos Palace, luxuriate in the eternal magnificence of the Minoan ruins & frescoes. Succumb to the personalized service of a top history-archaeology guide & let us stimulate you with eclectic information by ensuring a stress-free pace in all archaeological areas.

Private Tour - Zeus Cave Traditional Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory.

Duration: 6 hours - 9 hours
This tour gives you the opportunity to Explore Real Crete away from the tourist resorts with amazing views, Lasithi Plateau the biggest one in Crete located at an altitude around 900 m above the sea level, visit old traditional villages where time seems to have stopped long ago , visit an olive oil factory where we learn how olive oil is made now and how used to be made with the old machines,and of course we must enjoy a Cretan traditional meal so we can taste a bit of Crete.

From Crete: Santorini Full-Day Tour by Boat

Duration: 14 hours
Enjoy a boat ride on the Cretan Sea and discover the volcanic island of Santorini. Visit Fira and Oia, wander the small streets, enjoy your time by the sea and indulge in the Greek lifestyle.

Sunset - sailing cruise on yacht catamaran, Rethymno, Crete

Duration: 4 hours
Evening sailing trip from Rethymno harbour. Yachting cruise with us - beautiful views, romance, delicious finger food and beverages. Meeting sunset on a boat is always unforgettable experience.

Semi Private Wine, Olive Oil, and Terroir Tour of Heraklion area with Tastings

Duration: 8 hours
T Partake in a sensational visit of a family estate and a traditional olive mill in Archanes. The owners will lead you to their production area and introduce you to extra virgin olive oil, from harvest to different ways to produce this traditional olive oil. This will be followed by olive oil sample tasting You will also have a chance to taste other local products.
Then you will have a guide tour in a new and dynamic boutique winery. Visit the facilities, from production area to bottling area, cellars. This will be followed by a wine tasting with a sample of 5 wines representing some of the most interesting local grapes varietals. Discover traditional Cretan cooking with a mezze bar visit for a real Cretan lunch. Prepare for several plates of cold and warm mezzes to be brought to your table to share. This is a fantastic experience in a cozy, friendly atmosphere. Continue your wine tasting here with 5 of the best wines of the island perfectly paired with your food.

From Crete: Santorini Island Guided Tour

Duration: 9 hours - 11 hours
Visit the world-famous Santorini island hassle-free with roundtrip transport. Enjoy guided visits to Fira and Oia as well as plenty of free time to explore on your own.