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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice dormant volcano. There were a few volcanic vents along the way. I a couple of places you could dig a little to get to a hot layer of earth. Really good view of the Caldera and the west side of Santorini. Don't expect Volcano...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Nice history. Beautiful dark scary landscape and meaning. Stunning views from the top. Hiking shoes sunscreen and water highly recommended

Thank XenaPoppins
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Nice boat trip from athinios port. It takes like 30 mins to reach the springs where you can swim. Later on you reach the nea kamini make sure you have very comfortable shoes water bottle as its an uphill rocky climb. Views are the only...More

Thank ramanshu
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Nea kameni is an active volcano where we had been as a part of the day cruise trip. For those with sea sickness please take tab priorly as these boats move a lot!! Please do wear comfortable shoes as you need to walk quite a...More

Thank _4khushbu
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We climbed this active vulcano during our boat trip. It was amazing to see some steam (tour guide showed us) and smell real sulfur and see many craters. You should wear some good shoes for climbing and take enough water because it could be hot...More

1  Thank Martina198917
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I climbed this volcano. It is still active. It was a harder climb than Vesuvius. The stones were so small that you wind up slipping a lot. You should wear some good shoes for the climb. Don't be silly and wear something that is going...More

Thank Abby M
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The trip by overcrowded wooden boat includes a swim at the hot spring, followed (or preceded, depending on the multitudes) by a trek up the dormant - NOT active - volcano. An active volcano spews molten lava, smoke and pyroclastic flows. This has a couple...More

3  Thank ChrisBrown38
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Visited this as part of a sailing tour and it was a really neat experience. Only takes about 30 minutes to get to the top which includes time to stop and take pictures and the admission price was only 2.50 euros. Not an easy hike...More

Thank merb897
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Not far from Santorini the island of Nea Kameni can be viewed. This was formed between 1707 and 1950 and is still an active volcano today with steam reaching up to 85 degrees centigrade. The height of the crater is about 100m. It can be...More

1  Thank Munir D
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

It's definitely worth the visit. It's not everyday we get to see an active volcano. We booked a boat tour to the volcano and hot spring. It was about €20 each and €2.50 for the volcano. The walk itself was easy. I would advice sensible...More

Thank Ellen0C0
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paulinaredes
4 May 2018|
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Response from AmyKearney | Reviewed this property |
Hello, you may wait and buy your tickets at the port. We took the sunset cruise which took us to the volcano, hot springs, dinner on the boat and sunset at Oia. Enjoy!
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Stephanie L
22 June 2017|
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Response from Superkatt | Reviewed this property |
Hej There is no scheduled boat to NeaKameni, but there is a possibility to rent a smaller private boat for yourself, of course much more expensive than usual tourist party-boat with hundrade of passengers, but also surely... More
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Response from gurufvg | Reviewed this property |
The water in Palea Kameni is not that deep. According to our tour guide, in the hot springs it's around 1 to 2 meters deep. However, since the boat cannot actually go into the hot springs because it's too shallow, it would... More
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