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Our most recommended Rhodes Town Family-friendly Activities

From Rhodes City: Boat Day Trip to Lindos

1. From Rhodes City: Boat Day Trip to Lindos

Discover Lindos on a relaxing cruise from Rhodes City. See the iconic Acropolis of Lindos, relax on a sandy beach, and swim in the clear waters of the Blue Lagoon and Tsambika Beach. Board your boat in Rhodes City and begin your journey to Lindos. In just under 2 hours, reach the village of Lindos. Hop off the boat and enjoy 3 hours of free time in Lindos. Explore the Acropolis of Lindos, stroll through the town, or sunbathe on the beach. Enjoy a traditional meal in one of the many taverns before returning to the boat. Sail to Tasambika Beach and its Blue Lagoon. Dive off the beach into the refreshing water and snorkel with the fish. Climb back aboard and head to the majestic Anthony Quinn Bay, the filming location for "The Guns of Navarone." Marvel at the stunning seabed and spot the many varieties of colorful fish among the coral and seaweed. Return to Rhodes harbor along the stunning coastline of the island. As you sail, purchase a drink from the full bar on board with a variety of cold drinks, cocktails, and coffee, or enjoy an ice cream or a snack.

Rhodes: Filerimos Hill and Butterfly Valley Bus Trip

2. Rhodes: Filerimos Hill and Butterfly Valley Bus Trip

Be collected at your accommodation around 9:00 AM. Then head to your first destination, Filerimos Hill. Here, visit the monastery of Our Lady and the remains of the Ancient Acropolis of Ialyssos, which is one of the three ancient cities of Rhodes island. You can walk along a Golgotha, which is a tree-sheltered pathway with a series of shrines with scenes of the Holy Passion. This footpath leads to an enormous imposing cross, which from the top you can admire the outstanding view of the villages and bright green valleys.  Next, visit the Valley of Butterflies. This is a unique and peaceful ecological setting, which is a true representation of local nature, with narrow rock walkways, lakes decorated by water-lilies, rustic bridges, running waters, waterfalls, and resting places loaded with millions of brown-red butterflies. Visit the local museum there, and admire the large variety of different species and intricate photographs. You will return to your accommodation around 2:00 PM. 

Rhodes: Hop-on Hop-off Bus and Submarine Tour

3. Rhodes: Hop-on Hop-off Bus and Submarine Tour

Rhodes, the island of the Knights, has a long history and has developed a significant culture throughout the years. The island has a rich collection of historical sites and monuments that represent Greek history and are well worth visiting. The bus tour will be a truly unique opportunity, as you travel through the city of Rhodes to become acquainted with several of its sights and points of interest. You will learn of history within the city, and along the trajectory from site to site. The Poseidon Submarine departs from Mandraki Harbor, located in the center of Rhodes Island. This unique vessel offers a pleasant and safe tour and is ideal for adults and children of all ages. It remains above sea level at all times, while its hull, the underwater observatory, is 2.5 meters below the surface. Through your own personal viewing window, you can watch the abundance of marine life. Since you can leave the cabin and walk on the deck at any time, you can also enjoy the spectacular view of the Old Town walls, the wind mills, and the surrounding calm sea.

Throne of Helios: The History of Rhodes 9D Experience

4. Throne of Helios: The History of Rhodes 9D Experience

During the experience, enjoy the 3D picture, sound, motion, rain, snow, wind, fire and even smells. Throne of Helios, the first 20-minute movie, offers a fantastic journey though the  history and mythology of Rhodes. The second movie, Rhodes Race is a 6 minutes long and shows a chariot race with the 12 Gods of Olympus. It is a unique combination of historical tradition and high technology, in the historic building of the old cinema of St. George, the first cinema ever establish in Rhodes. Architects, engineers, Greek and European technicians, interior designers, sculptors and historic consultants have created exclusive 9D entertainment in order to enrich the travel experience of visitors and help upgrade Rhodes as a tourist destination.  Viewers, after fastening their seat belts and putting on their special 3D glasses, are transferred into a realistic environment of an era long gone. Apollo, Zeus and the other ancient Greek gods, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Hospitaller Knights of the order of St. John, the Ottoman fleet led by Suleiman the Magnificent and the earthquake that shook the ancient world are all parts of this beautiful and adventurous 9D Throne of Helios journey. Battles, disasters, ancient cities and imposing medieval buildings come alive again in a way that will amaze you and your children. During the journey it is not only the rain that you feel or the jolt of the earthquake as the Colossus of Rhodes collapses in front of your eyes but also the strong winds, the swords of the knights and the battle cries. The journey will walk you through the ancient forests and lakes of the island of Rhodes, and among the dangerous snakes and reptiles of the island while smelling the scent of the trees and the beautiful flowers of Rhodes.

Rhodes Town: Yellow Submarine Cruise with Underwater Views

5. Rhodes Town: Yellow Submarine Cruise with Underwater Views

When you board the Yellow Submarine, you can go down to the air-conditioned underwater cabin and have a view of the fascinating sea life through 22 giant undersea observatory windows. Bask in this experience and admire the underwater world of the Aegean Sea at a depth of 100 feet (30m). Delight in the diving show with hundreds of fish as if in your very own sea aquarium. Watch as the diver hand feeds and mesmerizes hundreds of fish with his diving skills. On the upper deck, embrace the fascinating view of Rhodes Old Town and Rhodes's beautiful coastline. Gather historical knowledge as narrated by the captain. Take advantage of the moment, admire the spectacular scenery and capture your special memories on video and photos.

Rhodes Town: RIB Cruise with Snacks and Drinks

6. Rhodes Town: RIB Cruise with Snacks and Drinks

Meet the Captain in one of the two meeting point locations. Onboard the modern and comfortable vessel and head towards Anthony Quinns’ Bay, the beach named after the Hollywood actor who purchased the area after filming the movie Guns of Navarone there. At the beach, take in breathtaking views of the area from the"Guns of Navarone Pier, one of the most photographic spots in the region. Then head to another beautiful beach location, called Ladiko, on the other side of the bay. Don't forget your camera to photograph the turquoise waters and rugged cliffs. Feel free to dive directly from the boat or/and enjoy sunbathing from the luxury spacious deck. Enjoy another beach stop along the east coast cruise, this time on a gravel beach called Traganou with a rocky surface, crystal clear waters, and hidden caverns that create a wild rocky scenery. Continue to another beach area, home to the lesser-known Alikies caves. Venture into the cave area or just relax on the beach. Enjoy drinks and snacks on the comfortably furnished boat. For your added comfort, Wi-Fi and a restroom are available onboard. At the end of the day, return to the marina by boat, keeping an eye out for dolphins playing in the surf. Arrive at the marina at approximately 2.5 hours after the start of your tour.

Rhodes: Scuba Diving Adventure for Qualified Divers

7. Rhodes: Scuba Diving Adventure for Qualified Divers

Following registration you will receive a fun and informative dive briefing and be put into a dive group. Groups prepare for their dive one at a time, everyone has plenty of time to practice breathing under the water before their dive. During the dives you will have the crew with you all the time, they will adjust your equipment for you and ensure that you are comfortable in the water, all you need to do is enjoy the amazing underwater world. The minimum age for diving is 8 years. Children aged 8 and 9 years join with the try diver groups, diving the same route and for the same amount of time but they dive one to one with a Dive master and are restricted to a maximum depth of 2 meters. Qualified divers will dive with a dive guide who will show them the beautiful underwater world of Rhodes. These dives are suitable for all qualifications. For those who have not dived for a while we offer a refresh covering the basic skills.

Rhodes: City Highlights and Medieval Town Trikke Tour

8. Rhodes: City Highlights and Medieval Town Trikke Tour

Relish the beauty of Rhodes and all the city's top sights on a 3-hour tour in a fun way. Hop aboard your easy-to-ride, three-wheeled "Trikke", and zip between all the best sights. from Rhodes Mandraki Harbor to the Medieval Town of Rhodes (a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988), you will enjoy frequent stops to take photos whilst benefiting from the undivided attention and personalized commentary of your own private guide. You will meet your guide in the heart of Rhodes at your preferred chosen start time. From there, you will enjoy a safety briefing and training on your Trikke. You will put on your helmet and practice on your three-wheeled, electric vehicle, which will be fun and easy to ride. Once you feel comfortable, follow your guide around the city center, and enjoy several stops for photos as you learn about the sights. Feel free to ask as many questions as you wish, with the beauty of a private guide being that any commentary is tailored to your interests. You will then enjoy riding through Mandraki Harbor to see where the Colossus of Rhodes was built, before proceeding to the beach. Once there you can admire the imposing walls of the Medieval City along the way, as well as breathtaking views of the Knights' Castle, which contains many hidden surprises. Crossing the narrow streets you will head to Socratus Street, one of the most famous streets of the Old City. There you will be photographed at Ipocratus Square and "Castellania", which will help you embrace this Medieval city.

Rhodes: Self-Guided Family Game, Die verschwundenen Märchen

9. Rhodes: Self-Guided Family Game, Die verschwundenen Märchen

You will start your adventure and walking trip near the centre. Our app in German language will guide you from there. It is a walking trip of about 3 kilometers. You will explore the area and find secret places. You will solve small tasks and challenges as a team and will collect points. You will discover places where exclusive and unpublished fairytales are hiding. You will belong to the small circle of human beings, who are allowed to listen to these great fairyales. This is no joke. These fairytales were never published by the brother Grimm. You will find them and listen to them. And we hope, you will keep the secret. Expect an interactive hiking adventure. You decide about the starting time and you do not have time pressure. This app-guided tour with plenty of interactive content is perfect for families with kids in the age of 6 to 12. Have fun!

Rhodes: Palace of the Grand Master Ticket and Audio Guide

10. Rhodes: Palace of the Grand Master Ticket and Audio Guide

Experience the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes at your own pace with a skip-the-line e-ticket and a captivating self-guided audio tour on your smartphone. Learn historical information and little-known stories and anecdotes from the Palace’s long history and past occupants. Enjoy a tour that can be carried in your pocket. Receive your ticket by email, download the app and the audio tour on your phone prior to your visit. Travel back in time to experience the long history and past glories of the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes. Put on your headphones and explore the labyrinthine halls of the Palace of the Grand Master that extend beyond its grand entrance. Uncover the unique beauty of this medieval castle that is a rare example of Gothic architecture in Greece. Save your data as your access content offline that is the result of in-depth research, distilled into brief original stories that are both engaging and educational. The audio tour can be used repeatedly and at any time, before or after your visit.

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What people are saying about Rhodes Town

It was a very nice experience. The crew on board is super nice. All languages that are specified were represented. You have a dive of about 20 minutes and can optionally book a second one on the boat. In the meantime, you can relax or snorkel with the provided equipment to explore the underwater world. The photos that were taken are super nice - but they cost 20 €. The experience was worth the money. would do it again Absolutely to suggest.

Excellent experience to tan and swin in style. Due to the hot day most of our time in lindos , my family were at the beach, which is just lovely. Refreshing 2 swim stop at beautiful bays

Nice calm sailing to Lindos and back. Good advice from the crue all the way. Time for everything. Many opportunities to swim, to discover Lindos etc. Jana, Estonia

Nice boat ride from Rhodes to Lindos, on the way back the boat stopped off two beaches and we were able to dive into crystal clear waters

The kids loved it! Lovely experience and good way to get some info about Rhodes.