Rent a Boat in Santorini without a license

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Travel around the coast of Santorini on your own terms, without the crowds found on large group tours, by renting your own self-drive boat. You won’t need a license or any experience to captain this easy-to-use vessel, and life jackets, a GPS plotter, and even snorkeling equipment will be provided.

Drive your own boat without a license or experience

Training on how to operate the vessel is included

Bottled water and snacks will be provided

Safety gear, GPs systems, and snorkeling equipment will be provided

What’s Included


Bottled water


Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

Unnamed Road

Unnamed Road, Vlichada 847 03, Greece

We provide our boats from vlichada marina, by the end of the first pier.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Operated by Santorini SeaBreeze

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.

If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.

Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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154 reviews

Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews






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A Must-Do in Santorini

Jake_H, Sep 2022

I’m so glad I trusted the reviews for this excursion and did this activity. Seriously was the best time I had in Santorini. My fiancé and I actually came back 2 days later and did this activity for a second time since we loved it so much.
The instructors give you a detailed map, laying out each potential stopping spot and give you a brief tour of the boat. I found their instructions clear and my fiancé easily drove the boat around both times. This boat rental is so much better than catamaran excursions because you can move at your own pace (and can go really fast) and can stop where you want to stop. On trip 1, fiancé and I actually anchored in a cove for the entire day, snorkeling and lounging on the boat. The second time, we hit every single stopping spot along the caldera. The views were absolutely astounding.
Major shoutout to the instructors. I didn’t catch their names, but they were AWESOME and available by text if we needed them.
One word of advice – if you want to snorkel, message the instructor in advance and ask for them to provide equipment. They’ll do it free of charge.

1 traveler found this review helpful

Fun experience!

Helen_T, Aug 2022

We had so much fun driving our own boat and visiting all the recommended swimming sites by the awesome staff who oriented us! The boat was easy to drive and the views were amazing. It was nice to have a private experience, just my husband and me. We got to catch the sunset in the end too! Highly recommend!

100% Recommend!!

Jasmine_S, Sep 2021

100% Recommend!! They’ll point out a cove with clear, calm waters–go there and spend some time sun bathing and swimming. It’s heavenly!

1 traveler found this review helpful

Aventure merveilleuse

Belkacem_K, Oct 2020

Très bonne prestation, explication complète petit bateau correct, facile à naviguer juste faire attention pour Pour faire un arrêt car sur ce parcours il n’y a qu’un seul lieu Qui propose l’aide pour se stationner aucun problème pour ceux qui ont l’habitude… mais faire attention pour les débutants….

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