Saying goodbye to Corfu -even for a day - can be hard but we bet that these amazing Corfu boat trips will help you forget about it! Corfu is inarguably an amazing island with so much to explore but your holiday in Corfu is also a lovely opportunity to discover the bunch of idyllic, nearby destinations! Here we have put down some of the best Corfu boat trips which will allow you to discover some of the best-kept secrets of the Ionian Sea which cannot be uncovered in any land tour!
1. Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves
If you are in search of shimmering, turquoise waters and greek picturesque villages, then this boat trip to Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Cavesis what you're after!This full-day cruise is the most popular Corfu boat trip, running almost every day of the week during the summer.After setting off from Corfu Port you will have the chance to explore the famous Blue Caves. Your boat will enter these impressive caves giving you the chance to take some wonderful photos. You will then sail on to the tiny, unspoilt island of Antipaxos with its clear turquoise waters – perfect for a refreshing and relaxing swim! Back then to Paxos, the smallest of the Ionian Islands, you will have the opportunity to wander the picturesque narrow streets, soak up the authentic Greek atmosphere or enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the traditional seaside tavernas!
2. Albania and Butrint
Albania is just a short boat ride from Corfu! This boat trip to Albania from Corfu, available on most days of the week, gives you the unique opportunity to visit this little-known country while you are in Corfu. Depending on the type of boat it only takes between 30 minutes to 1 hour to sail across the Ionian Sea to the port of Saranda in Albania. You then have the option of either spending the day exploring the town of Saranda independently or joining the popular tour to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Butrint – which we would highly recommend! In Butrint, you will have a guided tour led by a local expert guide, marvel at the well preserved remains of three periods of history - Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine – and admire the extraordinary archaeological finds in the small museum. After the end of the insightful tour in Butrint, you will sample local specialities at a traditional restaurant and have free time to explore the city of Saranda before catching the boat back to Corfu!
3. Parga Syvota Blue Lagoon
The west coast of mainland Greece is simply breathtaking boasting gorgeous landscapes, exotic beaches and crystal clear waters! On this full-day boat trip to Parga, Syvota & Blue Lagoon, you will sail past Igoumenitsa, the small fishing village of Plataria and Sivota Island where your boat will enter the breathtaking Syvota cave!Then you will continue by exploring one of the most beautiful towns of Greece’s mainland, Parga - a picturesque town with a strong island character! In Parga, you can wander along the narrow cobblestone streets with their charming colourful houses and taste the local cuisine at the traditional tavernas. We then sail for the Blue Lagoon where the boat anchors close to the beach allowing you to swim in its exotic blue waters. Refreshed from your swim, enjoy the relaxing journey back to Corfu Port!
4. Parga & Paxos
Both Parga and Paxos are not too far from Corfu and definitely worth visiting while you are here. If you can’t decide which to choose, why not visit them both? This Parga & Paxos boat trip will take you to both allowing you approximately 2 hours to spend at each. Marvel at the distinctive colourful architecture in Parga and explore its alleyways and traditional tavernas, where you can sample the delectable local cuisine. Enjoy the spectacular views over the town from the castle at the top of the hill. We then sail to Paxos, the smallest of the Ionian Islands - soak up the authentic Greek atmosphere here and round off the day with a relaxing swim in the island’s famous crystal clear waters before returning to Corfu. A relaxing trip back to Corfu Port ends this day on the sea!
5. Private Boat Trip
If you want to beat the crowds and are looking for a truly unforgettable experience, please contact us and we would be happy to arrange a Private Corfu Boat Trip!
Whatever you choose, one thing is for sure: The Ionian sea with its exotic turquoise waters, lovely beach, and mystic caves is a paradise for sea lovers and sun seekers that will certainly amaze you! Hop on a boat and start exploring it with one of these Corfu Boat Trips!