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Address: Girne/Kyrenia Harbour, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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+90 533 868 0943
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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If you're looking for a relaxing day out around Girne, you can do no better...

If you're looking for a relaxing day out around Girne, you can do no better than to book a boat trip with Musa, on his traditional Turkish built Gulet - the Aphrodite (Afrodithe, as the boat is officially named). He has even been mentioned in the Lonely Planet tour book, for Cyprus!

You can book as a boat trip, or he is set up to go out as a dedicated fishing charter if you like. Musa can arrange for either a mixed group booking, or even a private trip, and there's no booming music! just tastefully picked background tracks.

Musa arranges the food of your choice, freshly cooked by himself, which is included in the booking price. His cooking is excellent and easily matches that of any restaurant in the area. Drinks are available at a very reasonable price too. Don't miss out on his brandy sour, it's his speciality. Gorgeous. If you're in luck, Musa will cook whatever's caught as you travel along the coast, as he'll generally have the fishing lines out even when it's a tour.

There are usually two stop-offs along the coast. Snorkeling equipment is available, but we usually take our own anyway. Don't miss out on the opportunity to swim in the warm crystal waters along the coast. He drops anchor in areas usually busy with a variety of fish to swim among.

Then to finish, there is champagne and fruit when you get back to the harbour.

Please note: some of the videos on Trip Adviser are several years old now and do not give the correct price. Please email/phone for the up to date price. Thank you.

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Brilliant evening boat trip

Great evening trip with meal. Fantastic chatty,friendly crew. Beautiful sights and a stop off for a swim from the boat as the sun set. Photographer on board and the prices for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great evening trip with meal. Fantastic chatty,friendly crew. Beautiful sights and a stop off for a swim from the boat as the sun set. Photographer on board and the prices for photos was very good. Nice meal too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

What an amazing day we all had. Musa is such a great host!! Altogether there was my girlfriend and I, my friend and his partner. We started off before sunrise heading out into the ocean searching for birds and splashes on the surface. We'd been out for a couple of hours expecting the worst and then Bang!! You hear the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

we went on this trip for my boyfriends birthday and he said it was the best birthday ever. he caught the fish the morning before he picked us up and even gave us free cake and champagne and decoarted the boat with ballons free of charge. such a lovely kind cypriote man genuine kind heart and such a relaxing trip.... More 

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Windlesham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Booked for our last day on holiday and to be honest was a massive let down! Boat was very small and hygiene was not up to scratch but we understand it's a working boat but all others in harbour looked immaculate! When we made the booking we weren't told there was no running water in toilet and with a young... More 

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Musa1, Sahibi at Aphrodite Boat Tours, responded to this review

Dear Sir The maximum capacity of my Boat Aphrodite is 18 person and it is 38 feed big.But i only take max.10.On that day i had only 8 person on Boat. Whenn you book your trip it was almost end of the seoson and because my Boat is a traditional classic wooden boat and it is commercial it wasn,t in... More 

Stubbington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We booked this as it was a smaller boat & would go to non tourist areas & were told he took maximum of 8 people. We arrived & were given a warm greeting by Musa, there were 10 on our trip but that was ok. We cruised along the coast and stopped at escape beach (tourist beach) & swam &... More 

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Musa1, Sahibi at Aphrodite Boat Tours, responded to this review

My Boat Aphrodite take max. 10 not 8 person,So i think there was a misundrestanding. Yes according to the wind Direction and SEa condition,i always try to stop in LOnely Bays and not the commercial beaches.But at that day i make 2 stops and first stop was a lonely nature bay and second stop was commercial beach because of wind... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Onboard with Capt Musa for the 10th time Took along a couple which was there 1st time, As usual 5* service, great food and stops along the coast. Capt Musa is a real gentleman. He is very friendly with a twinkle in his eye. Will be booking next year. Some boats on have 40 pax with head banging music, not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went last week and had a wonderful time. Great food, great host and lovely company. We stopped twice to swim in the warm sea. We were well supplied with food and drinks, including bubbly and fruit when we returned to harbour. Musa played most enjoyable music. Strongly recommended.

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Thank Gill W
Kyrenia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

One of the smaller Gulets in the harbour but not short on comfort. Ours was a trip with 12 people so there was enough room for everyone. The food was fresh with a choice of fish or chicken cooked on the BBQ. The skipper, Musa, was very friendly and knowledgable and also spoke excellent English. It is not the cheapest... More 

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Thank Kibrisgavin
Kyrenia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful trip I had with family and friends. There were eleven of us. Musa the captain was friendly and helpful telling us about things along the coast line. Lunch was superb and all home made by him as well. A lovely small boat but plenty of space for us to sit or lie in the sun or shade.... More 

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Les Andelys
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Brilliant day out on a lovely boat with a great captain. The views were spectacular and Captain Musa made sure that we were well looked after. 2 stops for swimming away from the noisy larger boats. The lunch was amazing. Don't know how he can serve such food with such a small galley. Mezas plus grilled chicken and fish. Served... More 

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