Water activity

Kos Island Independent Day Trip by Boat from Bodrum

3.5 / 5

19 reviews

Activity provider: TOURMANIA
Water activity

Kos Island Independent Day Trip by Boat from Bodrum

Activity provider: TOURMANIA

From US$ 70.05 per person

Enjoy a day in Greece during your Bodrum holiday. Take a boat to the island of Kos, and discover the heritage of this historic and friendly island.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Spend a day exploring the island of Kos on your own
  • Discover centuries-old castles and ancient Roman ruins
  • See the birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of medicine
Full description
Just 12 miles off the coastline of Bodrum, the Greek island of Kos is near enough for a pleasant day trip. A speedy hydrofoil departs Bodrum at 09.00 AM, taking just 20 minutes to reach the island. On this day trip you’ll have the full day to explore Kos on your own. Take a walk along the picturesque streets and admire the architecture. Take in historical sights and ancient ruins, including the 14th-century Castle of the Knights, numerous temples and ancient Roman ruins. The major attraction of the island is Asklepion, one of the largest and oldest healing centers of the ancient world. Kos is said to be the birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of medicine, and just behind the castle is the famous tree of Hippocrates. According to legend, Hippocrates taught his students the art of medicine under the shadow of this tree. Enjoy some time relaxing on a sandy beach, lapped by the calm waters of the Aegean Sea. Be sure to return to the harbor before the departure time of 4:00 PM.
  • Round-trip ferry or catamaran tickets
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tour on Kos island
  • Guide

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The tour operator is not responsible for ensuring that you have the correct visa to enter Greece. Please check that you are eligible to enter Greece (EU) with the country which issued your passport
  • The day on Kos is not a guided tour
  • In bad weather conditions, the hydrofoil boats may not operate
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.5 /5

based on 19 reviews

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There was no excursion as such, no guide or explanation, there was just a transfer from the hotel to the port, and then a boat to Kos. So it should not be called an excursion, but a transfer. The Turkish operator took time to confirm us the place and the time of the pick up, though they proved to be flexible in the end and even changed us the date of the excursion per our demand, as our child fell sick.

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March 26, 2023

Great day well worth doing - check activities in Kos before you go and passport control can be slow in Kos so get off the boat near the front- great cafe gplaza great reviews on trip advisor and had a great burger also well known for cocktails - really friendly

March 26, 2023

L’excursion est sympa. Seulement l’organisation, certainement très difficile certes, est à revoir. Nous avons été pris en charge à l’hôtel à 6:40 pour un départ du bateau à 9h30 qui est en plus parti en retard d’une dizaine de minutes. L’excursion n’est pas encore commencée que ça fait déjà 3 heures que vous êtes partis.... on nous distribue un flyer plutôt sympa, avec beaucoup beaucoup beaucoup de sponsoring mais pas de prix affichés... dommage ! Sur votre ticket il est inscrit retour à 16h30 alors que c’est 17h30.. et il y avait écrit pas de retour à l’hôtel alors que c’est bien prévu heureusement que l’on s’était renseigné à l’avance sinon on aurait peut-être booke un retour supplémentaire ailleurs... sinon globalement c’est bien, le bateau a plusieurs étages dont un bien abrité pour se reposer au retour. Pour cette excursion je vous conseille de louer un scooter tellement mieux pour voir les plus beaux paysages. Merci pour cette excursion.

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March 26, 2023

Product ID: 69078