Santorini Private Tours and Santorini Cruise Ship Shore Excursions

Archaeologous has experience sharing magnificent Santorini whether for a half day, full day or multiple days. Rely on our tours being on time, educational, and caring. 

With an Archaeologous tour you experience all of Santorini’s top sightseeing highlights from 3,600 year old Akrotiri's archaeological historic site to wine tasting, visiting museums and archaeological ruins or helicopter rides.

  • Discover: a full range of Santorini half or full day guided sightseeing tours
  • Choose: a guided tour or non guided helpful pre-set or customized tour
  • Personalize: with numerous guide languages, special assistance for the elderly, and VIP services
  • Request and book: pick a tour, check availability, and book to secure your vacation
  • Expect: prompt reply/answers/advice, no detail being too small, you will NEVER be combined with strangers

Note: Unlike other local operators, we do NOT make un-requested stops at favored merchant shops for commission.                

We learned so much about Santorini and had an outstanding time with our guide and driver. Was a great way to see Santorini. They tailor your excursion to what you are most interested in seeing. I highly recommend this to anyone! USA 5/5 rating Janet on GetYourGuide
Santorini-“Good value!” Pablos, our driver, was exceptionally friendly, informative and helpful allowing us to take full advantage of what Santorini had to offer. Great place and great guide! Pilar - Spain GYG 5 of 5 rating

Santorini Island Helicopter Rides 20-30-60 minute

20min Shared Preset tour

Fly around the magnificent Greek island of Santorini on 20, 30 minute or 60 minute helicopter flights. Be picked up at your hotel and returned in A/C deluxe style. A magnificent and popular way to see this one-of-a kind vacation destination.

Santorini Sunset Wine Tasting Tour

4hr Shared Preset tour

If you are 17 or older, come enjoy the Santorini sunset wine tasting tour from 4:30-8:30 pm Monday - Saturday (May 20th - September 20th) while sipping award winning Santorini wines. Visit the cellars where these great wines are produced. Experience the volcanic vineyards and learn about the unique viticulture of Santorini. We end at Santos Winery at a special reserved area for a bit of sparkling wine and local delicacies and desserts.

Santorini Stand Up Paddleboard - SUP

4hr Shared Preset tour

Try a guided stand up paddle boar tour around Santorini's great coastline. It's a delightful way to keep cool, see beauty, get exercise and learn about magnificent Santorini. The SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) guided tour is so organized all you have to do is want it! You're transported to and from your hotel, given a lesson, toured around beaches, caves, and coves, snorkel, swim and partake in a picnic or lunch with local Santorini products. It's a blast! Book with Archaeologous.

Santorini Half Day Custom Tour

5hr Private Custom tour

Our Archaeologous Santorini Half Day Custom Tour lets 'you' design your dream vacation. Choose museums, archaeological ruins, amazing Greek cuisine, black or red beaches, caldera views, and take great photos of Cycladic architecture. See world famous Oia village sunsets.

Santorini Sea Kayaking Fun

5hr Shared Preset tour

Want a 'cool', fun adventure while vacationing in Santorini away from the crowds? Try our Santorini Sea Kayaking guided experience. See the amazing one-of-a-kind views of cloud-like Cyclades villages atop the cliff sides. Be 'in' the caldera which was formed over 2,500 years ago. Paddle behind an experienced guide and have a blast in a cliff backed cove for a delightful swim, snorkel, and picnic. This scenic 5 hour tour will have you kayaking for about 2.5 hours and you'll get memories and photos for a lifetime. A healthy, fun thing to do for yourself or the whole family as you experience Santorini from Faros lighthouse to Fira. Choose a morning or afternoon departure.

Santorini Caldera Guided Hike

5hr Shared Preset tour

Hiking Santorini's Caldera trail is a lifetime experience. The guide will be sharing knowledge and answering questions on your walk. Fresh air, magnificent views, great exercise all while walking from the capital, Fira, all the way to the famed village of Oia known for its magnificent sunsets, art shops, and tavernas.

Santorini 5 Hour Catamaran Sailing Tour

5hr Shared Preset tour

While vacationing in Santorini, treat yourself to this 5 hour private or semi private afternoon catamaran sailing experience. See up close the one-of-a-kind Santorini Caldera. Highlights are snorkeling, swimming in the hot springs, BBQ, unlimited drinks and more.

Santorini 'Highlights' Shore Excursion

6hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Akrotiri Lighthouse, Ancient Thira Museum, Imerovigli, Kamari Black Sand Beach, Oia, Panagia Episcopi, Pyrgos, Red Sand Beach, Santorini time for lunch and Venetsanos Winery.

Our private island tour of Santorini is a favorite of holiday vacationers. Experience: museums, traditional villages, winery for wine tasting, Red beach, Akrotiri Lighthouse, Kamari Black beach, Imerovigli Village, and gorgeous Oia.

Santorini-Museum, Wine & Ancient Thira Tour

6hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Ancient Thira, Ancient Thira Museum, Fira, Kamari Black Sand Beach, Oia, Pyrgos, Santorini time for lunch and Wine Museum.

This private Santorini history tour will show you: the 300 BC Thira (Santorini) ruins (for groups of 18 or less) Kamari black beach lunchtime, Museum of Prehistoric Thira, Koutsougianopoulos Wine Museum for wine tasting and gorgeous picturesque Oia village for souvenir shopping, caldera views, and photo opportunities.

Santorini Private Grand Caldera Day Tour

6hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Akrotiri Excavation, Fira, Oia, Pyrgos, Red Sand Beach, Santorini time for lunch and Venetsanos Winery.

Cruise ship, airport or hotel pick ups for this 'best' of Santorini private shore excursion tour. See the Grand Caldera, Archaeological Museum, Prygos traditional village, Venetsanos winery, the Akrotiri Archaeological Site and the gorgeous village of Oia.

Santorini 4 Wineries-Akrotiri Shore Excursion

6hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Akrotiri Excavation, Boutari Winery, Gavalas Winery, Kamari Black Sand Beach, Santorini time for lunch, Venetsanos Winery and Wine Museum.

Wine connoisseur? Santorini's award winning wine shore excursion tour is a must. This private guided tour takes you to the 4 best Santorini wineries, lunchtime at Kamari black beach and a visit to the famed 3,500 year old Akrotiri site.

Santorini 'Museums Plus' Day Tour

6hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Akrotiri Excavation, Ancient Thira Museum, Oia, Santorini Archaeological Museum, Santorini time for lunch and Wine Museum.

Santorini History Museum Tour takes you to: Santorini's Archaeological Museum, Museum of Prehistoric Thira, Wine Museum, Akrotiri excavation site/museum, a caldera view for lunch, and an island ride to beautiful Oia village.

Santorini Private History and Island Tour

6hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Akrotiri Excavation, Ancient Thira Museum, Oia, Santorini time for lunch and Venetsanos Winery.

Archaeologous' in-depth 6 hour private Santorini tour has you experiencing: the 3500 yr old Akrotiri Archaeological Site, Ancient Thira Museum, & lunchtime at a Kamari black beach cafe. Option: to visit gorgeous Oia village or a local winery for wine tasting.

Santorini Private & Customized Full Day Tour

6hr Private Custom tour

Mix and match this custom private Santorini day shore excursion by Archaeologous. We offer Santorini's favorite tourist destinations plus a guide. Customize your private groups' own itinerary or we're here to assist and suggest with our years of experience.

Santorini Helicopter flights to other islands

6hr Shared Preset tour

After you have seen the wonders of the Santorini's caldera, Akrotiri ruins, beaches and museums maybe your discerning personal group would like a private helicopter flight from Santorini to Crete, Mykonos, Rhodes, Folegandros or Athens Visiting the close by island gives you a chance to see the greatness of Greece.

Santorini Cooking Class & Wine Tasting 6 hr.Tour

6hr Shared Preset tour

This 5 hr shared wine tasting and cooking class excursion includes a knowledgeable wine expert guide and a local chef. It's great if you want to see Santorini, taste and learn to cook the Santorini Mediterranean specialties, plus get educated and enjoy the great Santorini award winning wines. We visit two wineries, tasting up to 8 glasses of world renown wines. We then commence the cooking class where we learn and feast plus the ability to take home the recipes (a souvenir to last a lifetime).