This holiday isn't just a sailing trip or adventure package. It is designed for those who love being active in the nature, who admire art and history and appreciate ancient architecture and local tradition. Daily activities are rather short and not too demanding. Dubrovnik, the Elafiti shorelines and Mljet island National Park are rich in history and natural variety - cliffs, caves, coves, rocks, beaches, pine forests... We will explore them while sailing on a yacht, sea kayaking, cycling / biking, swimming, snorkeling and on foot.
Lopud, Kolocep and Sipan belong to the the Elafiti Islands archipelago - some of Croatia's most beautiful green islands covered by forests with lots of sunshine and sandy beaches, free of traffic, and under an hour’s sailing time from Dubrovnik. Our yachts or kayaks are occasionally escorted by friendly dolphins or tuna that are often seen in the area. The sea is blue, clear, warm and friendly.
Croatia - where the Mediterranean, mountains and the Pannonian plains come together in a unique blend of natural beauty. Within just over a hundred kilometers, you can experience an exciting range of different landscapes. Although a small country, Croatia has rich variety of beautiful landscapes and preserved natural areas from mountains to plains, from rivers to sea with a long and rich history.
Croatia is alive with well preserved old towns, castles, palaces, monuments and native architecture. Together with the tradition, folklore, art scenes and music, Croatia is a unique and exotic place to discover. There are eight National Parks: NP Brijuni, NP Risnjak, NP Plitvice Lakes, NP North Velebit, NP Paklenica, NP Kornati Islands, NP Krka River and NP Mljet Island.
Multiactivity experience of the Krka National Park and of the Northern Dalmatia.
Skradin is a special little town hidden in the Krka River estuary, 80 kilometres from the Split airport, just on the edge of the National Park. The small picturesque town, rich in history, has a couple of family-run hotels, restaurants, pubs and wineries, a beach and marina. It is off the main tourist path and remains a friendly town rather than a fast-pace resort.
This program is a well balanced mixture of activity, nature and culture, suitable for all ages and even absolute beginners.
This tour will show you Croatia's highlights over an 8-day period while keeping you active through various daily excursions. You will visit some of the most beautiful parts of our country starting from Dubrovnik and slowly travelling north, visiting Split, Trogir, Sibenik and Skradin. You will enjoy sea-kayaking around Kolocep, the Croatia's most spectacular sea kayaking island; you will raft, kayak and canoe on three different rivers, cycle in the National Park Krka River as well as hike in the National Park Plitvice Lakes.
Your adventure will also take you to the town of Mostar in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia's neighbouring country, where East and West meet and the spirit of the long gone Ottoman Empire can still be felt at every step. Dalmatian food and wine are an inevitable part of this trip and together with the itinerary guarantee a beautiful, authentic Croatian experience.
This tour is designed for those who love being active in the nature. Daily routes are rather short - 2 to 3 hours of easy paddling - and not demanding, fit for all ages between 14 and late sixties (no previous kayaking experience is necessary). Dubrovnik and Elafiti shorelines are rich in history and natural variety - cliffs, caves, coves, rocks, beaches...
Lopud, Kolocep and Sipan belong to Elafiti Islands Archipelago - green islands covered by pine forests, without car traffic, with lots of sunshine and sandy beaches, less than an hour sailing time from Dubrovnik. Each has no more than a couple of hundreds permanent residents who live in stone houses of traditional character.
Tall palm trees, parks, gardens and flowers everywhere contribute to easy going life style. Occasionally groups of kayaks are escorted by friendly dolphins or tunas that are often seen in the area.
Island hopping in Zadar archipelago is a four days long trip in which you will visit 3 different islands in sea-kayaks.
3 Islands Sea Kayaking trip is a tour perfect for travellers eager to explore nature and authentic way of life on the islands of the Adriatic.
You will live with locals on hard-to-reach small islands in Zadar archipelago, explore laid back fisherman villages, beaches, cliffs and a shipwreck with the freedom which only a sea kayak can provide, but you will have the chance also to discover your own beach or enjoy stunning hilltop views on one of the plenty short trekking routes on these vegetation rich and green islands of the archipelago: Molat, Ist and Zverinac.
You will be staying in local family-run B&B in shared rooms/apartments, eat in some of the most authentic local restaurants (sometimes that will be just a local fisherman preparing his daily catch). This itinerary takes full three days and on your fourth day you are back in Zadar at 8 AM.
Explore picturesque islands and traditional villages in Zadar archipelago, in a sea kayak on turqoise sea among islands and islets, explore beaches, coves, cliffs and caves. Paddle past a Roman quarries, walk through WW2 military tunnels, snorkle around a shipwreck, hike up to hilltops for stunning views - can it get more exciting?
Also - stay in local family run accomodation, taste local dishes preapred by a local chef based on locally grown and caught ingredients - can it get more authentic?
Just have a coffe and soak in the laid back savoir-faire on small Adriatic islands, far from main tourist crowds - can it get more relaxing?
Explore the land of a wild west-like canyons in Croatia - the thousand years of the rapidly flowing streams of the Velika and Mala Paklenica canyons, with their sources high up in the Velebit Mountain, formed at their base the fertile plain and peaceful shore that make the site of Starigrad town, less then 50 km from Zadar international airport. The nearness and the easy access to the mountains, particularly through the attractive Velika Paklenica canyon, means that Starigrad is not merely a pleasant seaside resort, but also a traditional gathering place for hikers and climbers, adventurers and scientists, and all nature lovers who come to enjoy the beauties of Paklenica and the Velebit mountain.
This program is designed for flexible, energetic people who like to be active and have a spirit of adventure and a positive attitude. Sea kayaking, river kayaking as well as trekking, walking, swimming and sightseeing are included in the program as everyday activities and are suitable for all ages. You can expect to paddle about 10 miles a day (four hours), but the schedule is very weather dependent. Previous kayaking experience is recommended, but not required.
This 7 day adventure combines kayaking, relaxing and hiking. The campsite on the Island of Levrnaka, just over the unique egg shape pebble beach in sandy bottom Bay of Lojena, paddling under 180m high and 90m deep rugged cliffs, hiking throughout the islands, admiring miles of dry walls, the salt lake Mir (Peace in Croatian) with its 200m high cliffs, the view to the whole archipelago from the top of the island of Kornat, and Magazinova Skrila - a 130m x 70m large, even, barren surface of limestone, and a subject of many legends.
Join us and find out from our guides some more stories about the historical, cultural and nature heritage of these islands scattered over a vast surface of the sea, which earned the status of a national park due to their exceptional scenic beauty, fascinating geomorphology, indented coastline and outstandingly abundant sea life.
The best place to fly in is Zadar but Split is fairly close as well:
On request, we would be glad to organize your airport transfer.