National park kayaking, 7 days

  • 7 days (6 nights)
Difficulty
Moderate
Comfort
Basic
Midscale
Group size
up to 8 tourists
from US$ 1 613
per tourist for 7 days
Tour starts
Zadar County, Zadar

Overview

In this kayaking tour you will explore two Croatian national parks: the Kornati and Krka fall. You will paddle between hundreds of islands, experience traditional life on some of the most remote and deserted places.

Be ready to discover the most uncharted areas of Croatia, get to know the rich history of Croation towns and their surroundings. Kayaking tour for the real adventure-lovers will give you exciting memories!

Admire the views of Croatian national parks
Enjoy the beauty of the crystal clear sea and coast, impressive mountains and waterfalls
Explore historical sites
Visit ancient fortresses, medieval Croatian city, ethno villages and other great archaeological sites and monuments of sacral heritage
Improve your kayaking skills
Try yourself in kayaking between Croation islands with permanent assistance of experienced and licensed kayaking guides

Route details

Day 1
Sali – Levrnaka (Kornati islands)

The first day of our adventure we will have the transfer from the coastal town of Zadar to our starting point, the town of Sali on Dugi otok (Long Island) by 2-hour boat transfer. Once arrived in Sali, you will meet your guides, have a detailed route introduction and take a short training course on the gear, kayaking technique, microclimate opportunities and safety on the sea. 

After this, you are ready to start this great adventure! We are starting our tour from Sali on Dugi Island and heading east to Kornati National park, archipelago of 152 islands, being most dense group of islands on the whole Mediterranean. The legend says that God created Kornati islands on the last day of creating world form the tears and stars.

 The archipelago is unpopulated, but we will find from time to time some fishermen’s huts and robinson shelters. We will be passing small islands Katina, Aba, Šilo, Tovrnjak, Obručan and arrive to Levrnaka where we will put up our tents and camp for the night. There is hiking route available on the island for the ones with still enough energy.

Overnight: Camping.

Meals: Dinner.

Distance: 8-9 Nm.

Day 2
Levrnaka – Mala Lavsa (Kornati)
Day 3
Mala Lavsa – Žirije
Day 4
Žirije – Zlarin
Day 5
Zlarin – Šibenik – Zaton
Day 6
Zaton – Skradin
Day 7
Departure
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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The provider speaks: English
Tours

Accommodation

Comfort
Basic
Midscale
Tent
2 nights
Flat
4 nights

You will spend the nights in camps and private apartments 3*.

2 nights
Tents
4 nights
Private apartments 3*

Tour conditions

Included

  • transfer to the start point;
  • all overnights in apartments (double room occupancy);
  • all breakfasts (excl. the starting day);
  • picnic lunch every day;
  • dinners prepared by the guide or at a local tavern (excl. last day);
  • 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);
  • photos from the tour;
  • snorkeling equipment;
  • storage of excess luggage at our office during the tour;
  • transfer after the tour.

Payable separately

  • airfares & other travel expenses to arrive at the meeting point;
  • accommodation before and after the tour;
  • travel insurance that covers sea kayaking;
  • tips for your guide;
  • personal expenses;
  • drinks in local taverns/restaurants.

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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). 

A book is recommended 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 suggested packing list to help you. Keep in mind to pack light due to limited space in the kayak.

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