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Set Sail for Adventure: Your Ultimate Guide to Renting a Boat in Greece with Explore Boat Trips

Stunning view of the turquoise waters of the Greek coastline with a boat rental gliding across the frame

Unforgettable Boating Experiences in Greece

Embark on an unforgettable adventure and discover the magic of the Greek coastline at your own pace with Explore Boat Trips. Whether you’re seeking to explore the enchanting shores of Halkidiki, including the beautiful Diaporos Island and Vourvourou in Sithonia peninsula, the picturesque Ammouliani and Drenia Islands in Athos peninsula, or set sail amidst the crystal-clear waters surrounding Sivota Islands in the Ionian Sea, our diverse fleet of boats and exceptional service are guaranteed to create lasting memories.

a small boat in a body of water

Navigator 30hp Boat Rental | Explore Boat Trips


Why Choose Explore Boat Trips?

With more than 10 years of experience, at Explore Boat Trips, we prioritize exceptional service and customer satisfaction.

  • Diverse Fleet: We offer a wide variety of boats to suit your needs and preferences, from easy-to-maneuver speedboats to luxurious yachts, perfect for exploring hidden coves or cruising in style.
  • No License Required: Our boats with up to 30 horsepower engines don’t require a boat operator’s license, making boating adventures accessible to everyone.
  • Knowledgeable Staff: Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you through the rental process, ensuring you understand all the terms and conditions before setting sail.
Knowledgable and friendly staff

Expert Guidance: Our knowledgeable staff ensure you’re fully informed before setting sail.

Understanding Boat Rental Regulations in Greece

Before embarking on your journey, familiarizing yourself with Greek maritime laws and regulations is essential. Our staff will provide you with all the necessary information and ensure you have a safe and enjoyable boating experience.

Essential Equipment and Supplies

At Explore Boat Trips, we strive to make your boating experience seamless and enjoyable. To help you prepare for your trip, we’ve outlined the rental durations, what’s included with all our boat rentals, what’s not, and what you should bring along. Follow this guide to ensure you have everything you need for a fantastic day on the water.

Rental Durations:

  • Morning Half Day (4 hours): 09:30 – 13:30
  • Afternoon Half Day (4 hours): 14:00 – 18:00
  • Full-Day (8 hours): 10:00 – 18:00

What’s Included in Your Rental:

  • Bimini top: Provides shade
  • Power trim: Ensures optimal engine performance
  • Stern ladder: For easy access to and from the water
  • Ice box: Keeps drinks and snacks cool
  • GPS tracking device: Enhances safety
  • Safety equipment: Life jackets, fire extinguisher, first-aid kit
  • Emergency assistance: Available if needed
  • Briefing: Detailed instructions on motorboat operation
  • Map: Navigation aid for the area
  • Third-party insurance: Basic coverage included

What’s Not Included:

  • Fuel expenses: Depend on the miles covered
  • Extra Boat Insurance (optional): Additional coverage for damages over €300 is available for €20/day, decided on the day of the rental.
  • Transfers to the starting point: Can be arranged upon request

What to Bring:

  • Personal belongings: Swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses to protect from the strong Greek sun
  • Cellphone/camera: For capturing memories
  • Cash: For additional expenses (fuel, optional extras)

By making sure you have all these essentials, you’ll be well-prepared for a safe and enjoyable boating experience with us at Explore Boat Trips. Enjoy your adventure on the beautiful waters of Halkidiki and the Ionian Sea!

a group of people on a beach

Setting Sail Together: Families prepare to embark on their unforgettable boating adventure with Explore Boat Trips.

Exploring Greece’s Top Boating Destinations

From the captivating beauty of Athos and Sithonia to the serene landscapes of the North Ionian Islands, Explore Boat Trips offers three prime locations for your adventure. Plan your route with our recommended tours or customize your itinerary to explore hidden gems along the coast.

Vourvourou – Sithonia Halkidiki

With its calm, sheltered bays and mild weather, Sithonia Halkidiki is the ideal destination for a day out on the water. Rent a boat and discover the beauty of this stunning region for yourself. Diaporos Island, the largest of nine islands near Vourvourou Bay, is famed for its natural beauty and clear waters. Explore the Myrsini Beach, nicknamed “Hawaii,” Sithonia’s jewel. Discover the rare Blue Lagoon between Diaporos and Agios Isidoros islands for turquoise waters and rich marine life, perfect for snorkeling.

Before you set sail, familiarize yourself with our boat rental map. This will outline the limits of your adventure as well as provide information on the distance and time between popular spots, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience.

Diaporos Island Boat Rental Map

Boat Rental map of Diaporos island in Vourvourou, Sithonia peninsula of Halkidiki

For a detailed map and exploration suggestions, visit our online interactive Google My Map of Diaporos Island:

Ouranoupoli – Athos Halkidiki

Embark on a journey of discovery in Athos Halkidiki, a region blessed with stunning coastlines, hidden coves, and unique geological formations. Explore the picturesque Ammouliani Island, or discover secluded beaches ideal for swimming and snorkeling in Drenia Islands. Let Explore Boat Trips be your gateway to an unforgettable experience in Halkidiki.

Before you head out to sea, take a moment to review our boat rental map. It outlines the boundaries of your voyage and offers insights into the distances and travel durations to popular destinations, guaranteeing a safe and delightful outing.

Ammouliani and Drenia islands boat rental map

Ammouliani and Drenia islands boat rental map, Athos peninsula of Halkidiki

For a detailed map and exploration suggestions, visit our online interactive Google My Map of Ammouliani and Drenia Islands:

Karavostasi Beach – North Ionian Coastline

Nestled between Sivota and Parga, immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters and pristine beauty of the Karavostasi beach. Explore secluded beaches, discover hidden coves, and navigate along coastlines dotted with historical sites. Explore Boat Trips positions you perfectly to experience the tranquility and natural wonders of the Sivota Islands. Immerse yourself in the emerald seas and golden sandy beaches that define these idyllic islands.

Review our boat rental map before sailing to know your adventure’s limits and navigate safely to popular spots.

Karavostasi, Sivota boat rental map, Ionian Sea

Karavostasi and Sivota islands boat rental map, Ionian Sea.

To explore our interactive Google My Map with boat rental limits, no-go areas, and points of interest, visit [Karavostasi-Sivota Map].

Preparing for Your Adventure

Follow our step-by-step procedures for a smooth departure:

  • Briefing: Receive a thorough briefing from our staff, covering safety protocols and operational guidelines.
  • Departure Check: Ensure the boat is in optimal condition before setting sail. Our staff will guide you through a checklist to verify fuel levels, life jackets, and other essential equipment.
  • Starting the Boat: Learn how to start the engine and navigate safely. Our staff will provide a hands-on demonstration and answer any questions you may have.
  • Beaching the Boat: Master the art of beaching the boat with precision and care. We’ve included a detailed guide in the “Tips and Pointers for Clients” section below.

Tips and Pointers for Clients

Before you start your journey, keep these tips in mind:

  • Safety First: Ensure all safety equipment is onboard and functioning properly. Wear life jackets at all times, especially for children and non-swimmers.
  • The captain is responsible for everyone’s safety: Avoid alcohol consumption before or while driving the boat.
  • Be aware of your surroundings: Maintain a safe distance from swimmers, divers, and other boats.
  • Respect the environment: Avoid littering and anchoring in sensitive ecosystems.
  • Plan your route beforehand: Consider weather conditions, fuel limitations, and desired destinations. Explore Boat Trips offers a variety of maps and resources to assist you in planning your adventure.

Explore the Breathtaking Coastlines of Greece with Confidence

At Explore Boat Trips, we are dedicated to providing you with an exceptional boating experience in Greece. With our diverse fleet, friendly staff, and commitment to safety, we ensure you have everything you need to create lasting memories on the water.

Ready to embark on your Greek boating adventure?

Contact us today to discuss your rental options and explore our availability.

Browse our website to learn more about our boats, services, and stunning locations. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!