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Jeep Safari, Goat-Keeping & Cheese Making

About this activity

Explore the stunning landscapes of Crete by driving through mountains and canyons, learning how to milk goats and make cheese, swimming in crystal-clear waters, and enjoying delicious local food.

  • Off-road jeep ride through the mountains and canyons
  • Learn about goat-keeping from a shepherd and cook Cretan goat cheese in a cave
  • Refreshing swim at Tripiti beach
  • Visit a picturesque church and experience a true Cretan farewell

Full description

Join us on an unforgettable adventure through the stunning valleys of Malevizi and Messara, home to millions of olive trees.

Experience the thrill of an off-road jeep ride through the Asterousia mountain range, exploring rarely seen areas and stopping at an observation deck at the peak of the mountains to admire eagles and the breathtaking canyon and Libyan Sea in the background.

During our trip to southern Crete, you’ll learn about the local tradition of goat-keeping from a shepherd. He’ll show you how to feed, milk, and catch goats.

Then, you’ll cook Cretan goat cheese with him inside a cave, which is a unique experience. Finally, you’ll get to taste the delicious cheese you made together.

We’ll have lunch at a charming seaside tavern, take a refreshing swim at the tranquil Tripitis beach, make a wish at a picturesque church, and experience a true Cretan farewell with the hospitable old man who owns the tavern and takes care of the church.

This adventure is perfect for anyone looking for an exciting and unique experience in Crete. Book your trip with us now and let us take you on an unforgettable journey.

What's Included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Guide
  • Jeep & Fuel
  • Lunch
  • Cheese and milk tasting, and goat feeding
  • Tea and Other Drinks in the Tavern

Meeting And Pickup

Pick-up and drop-off at hotel entrances or meeting points are within a short walking distance. Confirmation of the exact departure time will be received the evening before the tour.

Available from regions: Istro, Vathi, Ammoudara (Agios Nikolaos), Agios Nikolaos, Elounda, Plaka, Milatos, Sisi, Malia, Stalida, Hersonissos, Anissaras, Analipsi, Kato Gouves, Gournes, Kokkini Hani, Karteros, Heraklion, Ammoudara (Heraklion), Ligaria, Agia Pelagia, Fodele, Bali, Panormo, Lavris, Skaleta, Stavromenos, Pigianos Kampos, Adelianos Kampos, Rethymno, Pirgos, Paralia Kourna, Georgioupolis.

Important information

  • The tour begins at 9:30 in the morning (the start time may occasionally vary).
  • Hotel pick-up is between 7:30 and 9:00, depending on the hotel’s distance from the excursion’s starting point.
  • Return to hotels is between 7:30 and 10:00, depending on the hotel’s distance from the excursion’s ending point.
  • What to bring: Cash, clothes that can get dirty, driver’s license, beachwear, comfortable shoes, water, sunscreen, towel, swimwear.
  • If you wish to drive a Jeep, you will need a Category “B” driver’s license (Please send us the names and license numbers of the drivers).
  • The excursion organizer may assign company members to different vehicles.
  • This excursion is not suitable for wheelchair users.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 48 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.


  1. Nijolė says:

    Kelionė į Kretą buvo puiki.Viešbutis pranoko lūkesčius, o ekskursijos su gidais Aliona ir Artiomu nepakartojamos.Labai rūpestinga Tez tour atstovė Marina.

  2. Nicole (Germany) says:

    Toller Trip in eine atemberaubende Landschaft mit vielen unvergesslichen Highlights. Mein persönliches waren die Ziegen und der Hirte. Die Organisation inkl Abholung waren top, unser Guide war super sympathisch und kompetent. Absolut empfehlenswert, wer Kreta erleben und etwas Abenteuer haben will. Preis-Leistung absolut angemessen. Wir waren begeistert. jederzeit wieder!

  3. Rami (Finland) says:

    A day that was long but very delightful. The diverse activities provided a rich insight into local traditions and the scenic beauty of the island. Highly recommended for those seeking an authentic Cretan experience.

  4. David (Netherlands) says:

    geweldige ervaring

  5. Christian (Germany) says:


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