Boat trips in the Sporades Islands


Skopelos and Alonissos are green islands, whose amazing pine forests verge on white beaches and transparent waters. The best way to admire all this beauty from the sea. Why not choose one of our itineraries below?


Sailing the routes of pirates & merchants in the Sporades

Set sail in the Sporades and explore the routes of pirates and merchants. Relax on deck and enjoy the cooling winds and sunshine as you sail through the National Marine Park and its numerous deserted islands, beautiful coastlines and small fishing villages.

There are plenty of chances for swimming, sunbathing and snorkelling while your captain
introduces you to the islands’ history, traditions and geography, which provides a natural habitat for many species, including monk seals, various types of dolphin, hawks and gulls. If you're in luck, you'll spot a few en route.

Duration: cruises usually start at 10am and end at 6pm
Includes: snacks, refreshments and a pre-arranged fish lunch at a taverna.
The boat used: a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 45 sailing boat.

Itineraries from Skopelos

  1. Alonissos and the Marine Park
  2. Skopelos and its well kept secrets
  3. From Skopelos to Skiathos

Itineraries from Alonissos

  1. The Marine Park and Kyra Panagia island with its monastery and old olive press.
  2.  Skopelos and Mamma Mia hot spots.

For more information and prices, please contact our team of Experience Specialists on +44 (0)20 3603 4478 or by emailing


Snorkelling safaris from Skopelos

Experience the Sporades' pristine clear sea and its thriving marine flora and fauna with this expedition cruise and snorkelling safari. On board your boat, you'll explore Skopelos, Skiathos or Alonissos and its Marine Park, stopping off for lunch at a traditional taverna to enjoy some fresh fish, salads and refreshments.

Departure time: 10am
Duration: 6-8 hours
Pick up: from your villa on Skopelos
The boat: 7m rib, 250HP
Capacity: 6 people maximum
This experience is suitable for all ages


  • Snacks and refreshments
  • Snorkelling tours and equipment
  • Experienced guide

Itineraries to choose from:
1.    Cruise around Skopelos
2.    Cruise to Skiathos
3.    Cruise to Alonissos and the National Marine Park

For more information and prices, please contact our team of Experience Specialists on +44 (0)20 3603 4478 or by emailing


Gourmet Greek food cruises from Skopelos and Alonissos

Spend the day aboard a lovely traditional wooden motor boat to explore the islands and their treasures. You'll also enjoy a gourmet lunch prepared by a talented French chef who will introduce you to Greek cuisine while you enjoy excellent Greek wine and refreshments.

You'll discover hidden coves, small secluded beaches and turquoise waters where you can swim and snorkel. You'll also learn about the history and the flora and fauna of the islands aboard one of the most exclusive yachts in the area.

Your captain and hostess will be on hand to give you a unique and memorable experience .


Duration: cruises usually start at 10am and end at 6pm
Included: snacks, gourmet food*, water and refreshments
The boat: a wooden 15.5m yacht

*Special requests for gluten free meals, or special menu can be arranged on request and possible surcharges may apply.

Itineraries from Skopelos

  1. Discover Skopelos: visit the hidden coves of Agios Giannis Kastris, Amarandos and Kastani, where Mamma Mia was filmed.
  2. Alonissos and the National Marine Park: sail to Alonissos and the National Marine Park, visit the Blue Cave and Red Castle Bay, swim and snorkel.
  3. Sunset sailing: visit Seagull Island, enjoy a late afternoon swim and admire the sunset with canapés and a glass of Greek wine.

Itineraries from Alonissos

  1. Devil’s Island: visit Kyra Panagia, its monastery and its stone olive presses. From the top of the hill the views are breathtaking. You'll also be able to discover hidden coves that were once used by pirates and bandits.

For more information and prices, please contact our team of Experience Specialists on +44 (0)20 3603 4478 or by emailing

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