Recent Searches
Clear

Top Heraklion Outdoor Activities

Saved to wishlist!
Dates
Select Dates
Day Trips
Day Trips
Nature and Wildlife
Nature and Wildlife
On the Water
On the Water
Private Sightseeing Tours
Private Sightseeing Tours
Full-day Tours
Full-day Tours
Water Tours
Water Tours
Cruises & Sailing
Cruises & Sailing
Nature Walks
Nature Walks
Half-day Tours
Half-day Tours
Walking Tours
Walking Tours
Shore Excursions
Shore Excursions
Hiking
Hiking
Cultural Tours
Cultural Tours
Motor Sports
Motor Sports
Adventure Tours
Adventure Tours
Car Tours
Car Tours
Sailing
Sailing
Ports of Call Tours
Ports of Call Tours
Eco Tours
Eco Tours
Historical Tours
Historical Tours
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Heraklion. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

85 results | All Heraklion Tours

Sort by: Featured

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

star-5
394
Discover ancient Minoan history, Cretan farming culture, and magnificent island views on this full-day off-roading adventure from Heraklion. Travel in a rugged Land Rover along historic mountain trails, stopping along the way to visit the mythological Diction Cave, shepherds’ villages, the scenic Lassithi Plateau, and an eco park where traditional ways of life are still practiced. Replenish your energy with an included lunch and taste of ‘raki’ liqueur at a local tavern.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$91.30
Price varies by group size
From
$91.30
Price varies by group size

Crete Elounda and Spinalonga Island Cruise Day Trip
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Crete Elounda and Spinalonga Island Cruise Day Trip

star-3.5
3
Visit Elounda and ride a boat to Spinalonga Island on this day trip.  Travel to Elounda and cruise to Spinalonga in Mirabello Bay, where a Venetian fortress and old village once housed a leper colony. Explore the ruins where lepers were confined, and enjoy a swim and barbecue lunch. After docking back at Elounda, drive to Agios Nikolaos’ to see its harbor and reputedly bottomless lake. Pickup and drop-off from selected hotels included.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$68.74
From
$68.74

Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day Cruise

Relax in Nature - Chrissi Island day Cruise

star-4
23
Follow the lead of this excursion on the way to Ierapetra by bus, accompanied by the morning sun. Soon after embarking in the boat, enjoy the trip in the Libyan sea on your way to Chrissi island where you will taste the natural beauty of a unique and protected by “Natura 2000” golden beach.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$49.41
From
$49.41

Private Tour West Crete: Rethymno Region from North to South

Private Tour West Crete: Rethymno Region from North to South

star-5
5
Discover scenic villages and dramatic gorges on this fully customizable tour of the Rethymno region. A typical day might begin with Spili village, the Kortialotiko Gorge and the Church of St. Nicholas of Kortialoti. Next, head to the Holy Monastery of Preveli and Preveli Beach with its natural palm forest. Finally, explore Rethymno’s Venetian old town. Your package covers door-to-door private guided transfers: meals and tickets are at your expense.
More
  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$687.42
per group
From
$687.42
per group

Crete Finikia and Giouchtas Mountains Horse Riding Tour with Lunch
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Crete Finikia and Giouchtas Mountains Horse Riding Tour with Lunch

star-5
21
Explore the mountains of Finikia and Giouchtas on horseback on this riding trek. Climb onto a horse and ride up rugged slopes, enjoying the fresh air and scenery. Admire the panoramic views and refuel with refreshments at the mountaintop, and then return to the stables to enjoy a traditional lunch with house wine and say goodbye to the horses. Suitable for novice and experienced riders, with lunch and pickup and drop-off at selected hotels included.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$75.19
From
$75.19

Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

star-4.5
23
Maximize time in Crete with a full-day combination guided tour. Get picked up at your hotel and set out on a coach sightseeing tour focused on archaeology and culture. See popular landmarks including the Kera Kardiotissa Monastery, Dikteon Cave, and the Palace of Knossos. Admire panoramic views from Seli Ambelou Lasithi Plateau, visit an olive oil factory, and go inside a ceramic workshop to see a potter at work.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$48.33
From
$48.33

Day Trip to Agios Nikolaos and Spinalonga Island

Day Trip to Agios Nikolaos and Spinalonga Island

star-4.5
100
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.
More
  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$41.89
From
$41.89

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

star-5
226
Spend a full day exploring Crete with a local guide. Visit Psychro Cave, the birthplace of Zeus, and a platanus tree that is according to local legend, the oldest tree on the island. You’ll also tour the villages of Mochos and Krasi and enjoy a traditional Cretan lunch in a local restaurant.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$93.64
From
$93.64

Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete

Private Gastronomy Tour to Central Crete

star-5
3
Say goodbye to the tourist trail and hello to a world of organic produce when you book this private door-to-door food tour of Crete’s less-visited interior. Your program is customizable, depending on date, but typically includes two winery visits, with tastings, a bakery stop for sweet treats and coffee, and a 3-course taverna lunch. Opt to explore an olive oil factory or cheese and herb shops instead of one winery.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$676.68
Price varies by group size
From
$676.68
Price varies by group size

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

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

star-5
28
Discover the culinary delights of Crete on a day tour from Heraklion that includes wine tasting, olive oil tasting, and learning about the island's terroir. Visit a boutique winery and family-owned olive oil producer to sample wine and oil with your group. You'll have lunch at a mezze restaurant and gain insight into a piece of Crete's culture from a guide.
More
  • 8 hours
From
$161.11
From
$161.11

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

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

star-5
28
When you're staying on the island of Crete, discover the island's eastern stretches where traditional villages, storied monuments, and authentic culture awaits. With a local driver-guide for your group, you'll explore with ease, visiting the landmarks you want to see. The Cave of Zeus, Knossos Palace, and the Lassithi Plateau are a few of the sites that can feature on your private tour; just note that entry fees are extra.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$676.68
per group
From
$676.68
per group

The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area

The Gourmet Wine Tour of Heraklion area

star-5
16
Taste the bounty of ancient Cretan vineyards and olive groves on a delicious, full-day wine tour from Heraklion. Travel with an oenophile and chef guide through the island’s fertile heartland, visit a winery for a vineyard tour and tastings of different varietals. Sample some of the Mediterranean's finest olive oil at a family domain, and indulge in a gourmet chef’s lunch at a local restaurant, complete with plenty of wine! Tour size is limited to 8 for a more personalized, small-group experience.
More
  • 8 hours
From
$161.11
From
$161.11

Spinalonga - Agios Nikolaos From Heraklion
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Spinalonga - Agios Nikolaos From Heraklion

star-4
11
Visit the former leper colony and Venetian fortress on Spinalonga Island during this private tour. Sail to this rocky island, and explore the streets, houses, and ruined Venetian fortifications where lepers were confined from 1903 to 1957. Then, relax with a swim stop and barbecue lunch before cruising back to port. Return coach transport, the boat ride to Spinalonga, and select hotel pickup and drop-off in north-coast resorts included.
More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$48.33
From
$48.33

Transfer Airport to HERAKLION CITY CENTER OR PORT area up to 6 customers

Transfer Airport to HERAKLION CITY CENTER OR PORT area up to 6 customers

Transfer from Herakleion airport to your hotel in HERAKLION CITY OR PORT   area. From 1 to 6 clients , transport is with a mini Van. Transfer is a transportation service which meets and brings you exactly where you asked: our driver meets you at the airport (as close to the Arrivals as possible), at the hotel reception or at the exactly given address, helps you with your luggage and brings you fast- track to your destination. You can pre-order inexpensive taxi transfer to the city center or to the airport, comfortable car transfer for the family with children, Economy minivan for a tourist group or a Luxury transfer. The transfer cost from Heraklion Nikos Kazantzakis Airport is fixed at the time of pre-order and never rises: either when the driver is waiting for the passenger, when the stop is necessary, or because of traffic jams.
More
  • 15 minutes
From
$42.96
per group
From
$42.96
per group

Samaria Gorge Hike from Heraklion region

Special Offer

Samaria Gorge Hike from Heraklion region

star-4.5
5
Hike the Samaria Gorge and focus on the scenery while a guide takes care of the logistics. This day trip from Heraklion covers everything you need: round-trip transport direct from your hotel, a guide to walk with you on a preplanned route, and even a swim stop at Agia Roumeli beach. Note that the hike route is rocky and steep in places, but the valley views make the effort worthwhile.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$64.77
$71.96
$7.19 savings
From
$64.77
$71.96
$7.19 savings

CRETAquarium Entrance Ticket in Crete

CRETAquarium Entrance Ticket in Crete

star-4
161
While on Crete, take time to explore the amazing underwater ecosystems of the Mediterranean with a visit to the shoreline CretΑquarium. Marvel at more than 2,000 sea creatures representing 200 different species like sting rays, jellyfish, sea turtles, and scorpionfish. Learn about the abundance of life found deep within the Cretan and Mediterranean sea beds, and support the aquarium's educational and wildlife rescue programs.
More
  • 1 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$6.44
From
$6.44

Jeep Safari 4x4 Crete real off road mountain tracks with Lunch from Hersonissos
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

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

star-4.5
46
You are the whole day, with your Eye Travel 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!
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$63.91
Price varies by group size
From
$63.91
Price varies by group size

Ecobike tour in historic Heraklion

Ecobike tour in historic Heraklion

star-5
39
Hop on an eco-bike for a locals' tour of historic Heraklion, minus any emissions. With a native Cretan as your guide, you'll visit Heraklion's lesser-known corners as you learn about the characters who have shaped the city that you see today. The sightseeing tour also visits some locally loved hangouts where regional snacks and drinks await.
More
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$84.85
From
$84.85

Sunset - sailing cruise on yacht catamaran, Rethymno, Crete
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Sunset - sailing cruise on yacht catamaran, Rethymno, Crete

star-5
24
Cruise from Heraklion to uninhabited Dia island on a spacious yet intimate sailing catamaran, with a maximum of nine other travelers. Sail to a beautiful bay, then swim, snorkel, fish or stand-up paddleboard, and enjoy finger food, fruit and drinks. As you sail back to port, capture gorgeous sunset shots as the sun tints the Aegean bronze and purple: onboard Wi-Fi means you can share as you go.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$91.30
From
$91.30

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old wind mills-Olive Oil Factory-Private Tour .

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old wind mills-Olive Oil Factory-Private Tour .

star-5
24
See a side of Crete that many tourists miss, with this private day trip to the places off the tourist map. You’ll head away from the island’s busy beaches to discover the real Crete, visiting an olive oil producer, traditional wind mills, sleepy inland villages, and even the Cave of Zeus, where the Greek god was rumored to have been born. Note that entry to the cave is extra.
More
  • 5 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$504.82
per group
From
$504.82
per group

Full Day Samaria Gorge 10-Mile Walking Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Full Day Samaria Gorge 10-Mile Walking Tour

star-4.5
23
With its sheer walls and tight passageways, the Samaria Gorge is one of Crete’s most striking natural wonders. With this tour, all the logistics are taken care of so all you need do is complete the challenging 10-mile (18-kilometer) hike. Set off from Chania in early morning and arrive at the trailhead ahead of the crowds. After the guided hike, board a boat back to Chora Sfakion, then a bus back to Chania.
More
  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$42.96
From
$42.96

Try Scuba in Crete (For beginners)

Try Scuba in Crete (For beginners)

star-4.5
15
If you’ve always wanted to learn to scuba dive, Crete is a great place to turn your dream into reality. During this three-hour introductory course you’ll start by learning the theory of diving and how to use the gear. Then, you can enjoy a dive for a maximum of 45 minutes. This is a fun way to get started in the sport.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$93.64
From
$93.64

Sailing full day island DIA with lunch from Heraklion

Sailing full day island DIA with lunch from Heraklion

star-4.5
14
The minibus picks you up outside your hotel and takes you to the port in Heraklion, where the boat leaves at 9 o'clock. During the trip to the Island Dia the captain will explain some of the history and secrets about the protected Island Dia. Reaching the Saint George bay it is time to walk to the little church or just enjoy the silence by snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing. Then it is time for lunch and to try the delight Cretan food that is prepared by the skipper. After lunch we sail of again to a second hided bay to relax and enjoy. Around 15.30 the boat slowly sails back to the port of Heraklion where you can see the city from a new point of view. In the port the minibus is waiting to bring you back to your hotel.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$32.22
From
$32.22

ONLY ONE ON CRETE! Real JEEP WRANGLER Inland Safari with Lunch from Chersonissos
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

ONLY ONE ON CRETE! Real JEEP WRANGLER Inland Safari with Lunch from Chersonissos

star-4
12
You are the whole day, with your Eye Travel 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. Join us!
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$101.50
Price varies by group size
From
$101.50
Price varies by group size

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions