Off the Beaten Track: Jeep Safaris in Kissamos, Chania

Head into the mountains, discover the beautiful coastline and enjoy leisurely lunches and refreshing swims in the crystal clear sea. If you have a sense of adventure then our guided jeep safaris are for you. We have a variety of routes in the Kissamos area to choose from and they make for a fantastic day out that you will never forget.

All the jeep safaris are guided and driven by our experienced and knowledgeable local guides in 4 x 4 jeeps with 3 passengers in each vehicle. We are on and off road, on sometimes very bumpy and dusty tracks!

Organized throughout the year the jeep safari days are perfect for the traveler who wants to explore the real Crete and get off the beaten track. A great adventurous family day out that will stay with you long after the suntan has faded.


Unravel local history and legends from ancient Greece through to the 2nd world war and up to the present day. Swim in the crystal clear waters off a secluded rocky bay, explore the wilderness of the Rodopou peninsular, visit a beautiful monastery and enjoy a delicious pic nic lunch. These are just some of the highlights of the Artemis jeep safari.


Our jeeps climb to over 1,100 metres in the mountains for fantastic views to the South, West and North coast. Gain insight into rural Cretan life, culture and customs as we visit a typical village house. If luck is on our side we will see the magnificent protected birds of prey. Enjoy a delicious taverna lunch and swim on the south coast near Paleochora. These are just some of the highlights of this jeep safari.


More than just a trip to Balos beach we begin with a visit to Polyrinia – a charming sleepy traditional Cretan village that was once the fortified stronghold of the region. After an informed tour we head off to travel up the Gramvoussa peninsular with its stunning views over the Bay of Kissamos. There is plenty of time to explore and relax at the fantastic lagoon of Balos and a delicious picnic lunch is included in the day.

The tours are designed for people in good health who are able to get in and out of the back seat of a jeep easily. Comfortable footwear with a good grip on the sole is recommended as are clothes that you don’t mind getting dusty. Please have with you water, sun cream, sunhat and bathing suit.


  • Regular departure time from Kissamos is 9am and the tour will end by approx 5pm. This can vary so please check times when booking
  • A jeep with a driver (which leaves room for 3 other passengers)
  • A delicious Cretan lunch or pic nic basket is included


Reserve your seat!

From 300 €   Children under 8 years old

Price is per jeep - 3 people max per jeep

Extras to pay 2 € entrance to monastery on Artemis jeep safari and 1 € entrance to Balos on Beautiful Balos jeep safari

Booking on request basis only


  • Off the beaten track
  • Swimming opportunity
  • Informative English speaking guide
  • Delicious Cretan lunch or pic nic basket  included
  • Adventurous day out


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