Island hopping expedition, 6 days

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  • 6 days (5 nights)
Difficulty
Moderate
Comfort
Basic
Midscale
Group size
up to 8 tourists
from US$ 1 264
per tourist for 6 days
Departing from
Split-Dalmatia County, Split
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Overview

Discover an ideal area for kayaking in this tour! Mild Mediterranean climate, azure water, and impressive coast will make your holiday bright and unforgettable! You will get to know picturesque Dalmatian islands such as Solta, Brac, and Hvar, see their natural and historical sites. 

During this expedition you will be always on the move, traveling straight forward but repeating no part of the coast, it allows to explore a big amount of  islands, islets, and reefs.

Prepare to admire the stunning views, revel in alluring fisherman Dalmatian towns and local way of life, well-known as “Pomalo” living, and taste traditional dishes and wine!

Taste delicious local specialties
Try the freshest seafood prepared only with local ingredients served with a delightful local sort of wine
Improve your kayaking skills
Cover over 80 km in 6 days of sea kayaking with the permanent assistance of experienced and certificated local leaders
Try yourself in different activities
Swim or snorkel in the stunning Mediterranean beaches, enrich your experience with visits to historical sites and immerse yourself in the local culture

Route details

Day 1
Split – Ciovo island

On the first day of the trip meet your kayak leaders in our office. After leaving your extra luggage in the office we shuttle toward the starting point. Here you will change into the kayaking clothes. Our leaders will give you a full insight into the route and brief you on the gear, kayaking techniques and safety at sea. Still to pack up the kayak and you are ready to start your Croatian kayaking expedition.

Paddle along the Marjan hill shores covered with a lush pine tree. Cross the channel to reach the long cliffs and the secluded sanctuary „Our Lady of Prizidnica “on Ciovo Island.  As the highlight of the day, we will take a break on the pristine beach hidden under a cliff and reachable only from the sea. Rest and enjoy a light snack, swimming, snorkelling and even deep-water soloing. After the break, we will conclude our day with a paddle to our campsite in Labadusa bay on the SW part of Ciovo island.

Highlights: Park forest Marjan, Ciovo cliffs and its hidden beach.

Distance: 8 Nm / 15 km.

Day 2
Ciovo island – Maslinica
Day 3
Solta island
Day 4
Solta island - Milna area
Day 5
Milna – Murvica
Day 6
Island Brac – island Hvar
Difficulty
Moderate
Tour provider's comments

Moderate physical rating requires an average level of fitness. Trip includes daily activities which may have moderate physical activity. Usually, activity lasts from 4 to 6 hours and in some situations can be extended.

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Our team of young adventure experts is here to organize your perfect active vacation in Croatia! We organize single and multi day tours: sea kayak, biking, hiking, rock climbing, windsurfing, rafting, canyoning, multisport and other one day or multi day programs specially customized to satisfy all our customers wishes and expectations!

Accommodation

Comfort
Basic
Midscale
Guest House
3 nights
Tent
2 nights

This is an expedition-style tour, and you will change your overnight accommodation each day of the trip. We combine picturesque coastal towns, small local camps, and hidden beaches.

This tour combines apartment/guesthouse accommodation (3 nights) with wild or official camping (2 nights).

We provide camping gear for the nights in camps. It includes a two-person tent, a basic camping mattress, and a sleeping bag. For your own comfort, we encourage you to bring your own sleeping bag or linen.

We use simple apartments and guesthouses. We handpick each unit making sure they are centrally located, with a character, and close to the sea.

The package includes double room occupancy, meaning two people being accommodated in a room with a two-person (double) bed. Twin beds are rarely available and upon booking, you should specifically request if you prefer such an arrangement.

Single room occupancy is available upon request and subject to an additional supplement that depends on the tour season, ranging between €30 and €50 per night. 

Price per person:

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1099€1149€1199€1199€1149€1099€

Note: The above prices refer to group departures with total of 4 or more participants. In case that the total number of participants booked is below 4, surcharge applies.

3 nights
Apartments and guesthouses
2 nights
Wild or official camping

Tour conditions

Included

  • transfer from Split to the starting point of the tour;
  • 2 overnights in apartments (double room occupancy);
  • 3 overnights in official and wild campsites;
  • camping gear: two-person tent, sleeping bag, camping mattress;
  • all breakfasts (except on the first day);
  • picnic lunch every day;
  • 3 dinners while camping, prepared by our guide or at a local tavern;
  • high-quality Prijon sea kayaks with choice of a single or double kayak;
  • full sea kayaking equipment including paddles, buoyancy aid, dry bags, spray deck, etc.;
  • experienced and licensed kayaking guide (BCU qualified, English speaking);
  • sea kayak handling/safety briefing;
  • sea kayaking technique instruction (on request);
  • hiking trip to Blaca desert monastery;
  • photos from the tour;
  • snorkeling equipment;
  • storage of excess luggage at our office during the tour;
  • ferry transfer from finishing point on island Hvar back to Split.

Payable separately

  • airfares and other travel expenses to arrive at the meeting point in Split;
  • accommodation before and after the tour;
  • travel insurance that covers sea kayaking;
  • tips for your guide;
  • personal expenses;
  • drinks in taverns or restaurants;
  • guided bike ride through Stari grad in additional 7th day (cycle the Ager field and climb up the charming villages on the north side of Hvar island including Vrbovska, Jelsa and Pitve. Our tour concludes with an afternoon ferry ride back to Split).

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
Split-Dalmatia County, Split
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It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

We recommend bringing your swimsuit, long sleeve Lycra shirt, water shoes, towel, plenty of sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunblock). 

We recommend a book for your time off. Recommended clothes depend on the season, however, we recommend taking a long sleeve even during the summer in case of a chilly night. Bring your running/hiking shoes too. Please bring your own reusable water bottle for a water refill.

We will provide you with a suggested packing list to help you. Keep in mind to pack light because of limited space in the kayak.

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