And if you find her poor, Ithaka won’t have fooled you..... (C.P. Cavafy)
There is an organized operational port in Vathi, the capital city of the island Ithaki, at which port can anchored and serviced cruise ships. Also, this port is of service to touristic boats, throughout the year.
Frikes and Kioni on the eastern coast of the island are also of service for smaller passenger and cruising ships. The liners for passengers and vehicles are mainly on the western coast of the island at the port of Piso Aetos, throughout the year, connected to the ports of Astakos at Aetoloakarnania and Sami at Kefalonia. Periodically the port is connected to the ports of Patra, Killini and Poros of Kefalonia.
Passengers and vehicle transportation is operating by the port of Frikes, connected to the ports of Fiskardo of Cefalonia, Vasiliki and Nidri of Lefkas. From the port of Vathi, smaller tourist passenger boats carry daily visitors to the beaches and nearby small islands as well. Small speed or not boats for rent are also available at the port of Vathi, Frikes and Kioni.