Taking a private tour in Santorini will cost you more but given the depth of the tour and the memories you’ll get from it, it’s totally worth it. Plus, tours in Santorini aren’t really that expensive.
Santorini doesn’t have that many tours and with the number of foreigners who comes every year, they always fill up fast. If you want to get yourself into one of these tours, reserve very early.
If you have the time, and you want to get really close to the best of Santorini’s views, join a boat tour around the caldera. It goes around the island’s beautiful cliffs and amazing caldera.
Top Private Tours
1.Fishing tour in Santorini
Experience Santorini in a fishing boat. Sail around the Caldera and Santorini’s cliffs with this amazing tour. It’s only a 10 people tour so you don’t have to worry about having a crowd around you.
Delicious local food is served on board along with whatever you can catch along the way. If you want it to be truly private, you can always just book all 10 spots so you can enjoy the trip for yourself. It has two schedules, one in the morning and one in the afternoon right as the sunset hits the island.
2.A private tour aboard a Catamaran
This tour is the ultimate private tour. It gives you your own private boat with a guide and captain to take you wherever you want to go. It’s packed with activities and they definitely won’t serve you cheap snacks.
They even have a shuttle service to pick you up and drop you off from your hotel. See the caldera, the cliffs, the volcano, and dip yourself in its hot springs. All in your own time. Since there won’t be anyone else on the trip with you, you have the liberty to decide the length of the activities and where the boat will go.
If it’s too expensive for you, you could try Luxury Catamaran Cruise for small groups.
3. A wine tour in Santorini
Join either the 10 am or the 4 pm schedule. This tour mainly focuses on wineries and their wine-making process. There’s wine-tasting involve along with delicacies and snacks.
If you join the 4 pm tour, you’ll get to watch the sunset from a great spot. If this is too expensive for you, try the other Sunset tour about wines. It only lasts four hours and is definitely cheaper.
4. See the best of Santorini with this tour
Quite pricey but definitely worth it. It’s one of the most in-depth tours of the island that you can take. It will show you around great spots on the island like Akrotiri and the best parts of Oia.
It even goes through wineries and beaches. This tour is accompanied by a highly professional guide. If the price is too much for you, try going for the small-group tour. It also has a wine tasting.
5. Experience Santorini on a helicopter
A really cool tour that will let you see the island of Santorini from the sky. It would give you a whole new perspective of the place and the islands around it. Definitely worth a try if you have the time and the money.
6. A Photography tour showcasing the best of the island
Take this tour if you’re into beautiful sceneries and/or photography. This tour will take you around the best and most instagram-worthy shots in Santorini. Don’t worry about being an amateur at photography because the tour guide gives tips and lessons on how to take better pictures. The tour starts at 9 am and lasts about 6 hours. Prepare your camera and your feet because this tour will take you places just to get your perfect shot.
7. Tour around the Ruins of Akrotiri and 3 wineries
You can join this tour either at 9 am or at 3 in the afternoon. This tour is accompanied by a very studied, professional guide who will take you around the ruins of Akrotiri and educate you of its history. The tour also goes to three local wineries and goes into detail about their wine-making process. Wine tasting is also included. Don’t pass on the opportunity to try Santorini’s famous wine as well as drinks from all over Greece.
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