Philip, John and Nick are the owners and captains of Meraki, Glaros and Maria caique. They all are graduates of the Merchant Marine Academy with severe experience in the maritime field.
They started their tanker trips to one of the best Greek shipping companies. Gaining experience in ascending positions, they also dealt with various types of inflatable sailing yachts and tourist of any type.
The Pyrgaki Cruises journey started as a dream. A winter night in 2019, they decided to take up the field of tourism and establish the company Pyrgaki Cruises. Today, with many years of experience, we are able to accept and guide responsibly and safely anyone who wants to live a unique experience.
Our crew members are trained according to the highest safety standards. In every swimming spot a quick safety briefing takes place in order to ensure a joyful and safe experience on our boats. We provide a unique experience where merging the tradition of Greek trechantiri boats with modern commodities. Our menu consists of Greek recipes and local products giving you the chance to taste our original cuisine.
Our fleet consists of “Trechantiri” boats, originally built for fishing.
Our crew consists of experienced navigators with degree from the Hellenic Merchant Marine Academy.
Pyrgaki Cruises owns value added services such us GoPro Camera, snorkelling equipment and Drone.
Grilled chicken souvlaki or fish, accompanied by two kinds of salads and Paros wines, Greek beers or soft drinks.
Cruises depending on the duration and type have several stops. For Full day and Half day Morning trips, departure time from the port is 10:00 am. (for Meraki, Maria and Glaros boats). For Half day Afternoon trips, departure time from the port is at 15.00. For Sunset trips, departure time from the port depends on sunset times. During those stops made, activities like swimming, snorkeling and for lunch/dinner time are taking place. A list of indicative places we visit are:
Bay of Paroikia
Caves to the way to Antiparos