Boats to Chrissi Island

The  boats depart for the island of Chrissi from the port of Ierapetra. The island of Chrissi is situated approximately 9 nautical miles south of Ierapetra and it is a Wildlife Refuge. Chrissi Island is a habitat of stunning natural beauty, included in the European initiative NATURA 2000.
Due to the preservation of its natural environment, there are no roads on the island, which can be difficult for people with mobility problems.
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Our cruises depart daily  from the port of Ierapetra, from May to October differnet departures from 10.00 a.m. until 12.30 p.m., onboard the following passenger ships:«ARISTOVOULOS», « CHRYSI EXPRESS », « BALOS EXPRESS », « PORTO GRAMVOUSA».
Attention: The timetable and the ships may change according the season.  Please obtain information from our ticket offices (Tel: +30 28420 20008 and +30 28420 89988,

Passengers must be present at the boarding area at Ierapetra port 40 minutes before departure.

Our priority is to offer you wonderful holiday experiences in earthly paradises. In this regard, we would like to inform you that some days the weather conditions, while allowing us to travel safely, can cause you inconvenience during the trip. Please be informed about the weather. It is at your discretion if you want to travel or choose another day to enjoy your cruise.



  • Passengers must be present at the boarding area at Ierapetra port 40 minutes before departure.
  • There are no roads on the island, but neither are shops (restaurants, canteens, etc.). The ship’s self-service restaurant-bar is open throughout the cruise, so you can enjoy a delicious meal, salad, wine, snacks, coffee, soft drinks, ice creams, ice creams, etc. on board or take your meal in a package for your stay on the island. Also, you may rent a sun umbrella, at a daily fee of 4€.
  • A hat, sunscreen, and comfortable shoes are essential under high temperatures, especially during the summer months.