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Half day tour of the islands around Zadar
Experience the unique way to explore Zadar’s surroundings. The tour starts in Zadar, continues to Ošljak and Preko; and it offers 4 hours of nautical expedition through Ošljak and Preko accompanied by a seasoned guide and his interesting stories! We meet at an agreed spot in Zadar, and head out by boat on a small adventure. Passing the famed Zadar Sea Organ, we ease our way towards the isle Ošljak, where we take a 3o minute break, and do a little sightseeing by foot. Here you will get a beautiful sight of the town of Zadar. We visit an isolated beach, known only to locals, which offers comfort and privacy by a crystal-clear sea. Ošljak is fascinating because it is believed to be the smallest inhabited island in Croatia, going back to Roman times. The island is the host to 29 inhabitants, and it is an idyllic place to both live and vacation, covered by beautiful nature, and traditional Mediterranean architecture – around 60 houses. One of the quirks of the island is that most of the locals have the last name - Valčić. - The rest of the tour is our little secret, but we are confident you will enjoy it. *Snorkeling equipment is always on board, disinfected and ready to use. Come sail away with us into unadulterated fun! Discover marvellous coves and dive into the rich Adriatic Sea!
Full day Kornati boat trip from Zadar
We offer you to spend a day in attractive environment featuring hundreds of islands that constitute Kornati National Park on small boat till 20 person. Pack your swim suits, towels and walking shoes and we will take care of everything else. Enjoy pristine nature, be a part of the beauty of this pearl of the Adriatic. Excursion • Departure at 8 a.m. from a pier on Nova Riva in Zadar • Breakfast on board • Panoramic sightseeing of Kornati National park • Break #1 in Tarac Bay where you will visit a church and sightsee Tureta Fort (45min) • Break #2 for swimming and snorkeling on Lojena beach on the island of Levrnaka (1 hour) • Break #3 for lunch on island and taking a swim at Suha punta on the island of Kornat (2 hours) • Return to Zadar at 6 p.m. -On the boat is up to 20 person
Wine and Paint Party in Zadar
Upon your arrival, we will offer you a glass of Dalmatian wine. You are free to sip as much as you want through the rest of the workshop FOR FREE! If you don't drink alcohol don't worry we have some soft drinks available too. The host will show you your seat and explain what we will actually be doing with all the pain, canvas and brushes. As you could already guess this is not going to be conventional art class. It's all about fun, meeting new people and experiences together. Host will guide you step by step to make your masterpiece. We have a certain theme for the night to re-create, but you are free to Express yourself in your own way. The best part is that you get to take your own piece of art back home as a memory of great time you had in Zadar. All languages are welcome. You might be surprised by our instructors speaking a little bit of your language. If you are ready for something new and unique, come join us on night of painting and sipping!
Island Tours
Starting point with my boat called Megi where I am captain from Trogir is at 8:45 AM and from Bay Vinišće at 10 AM. First destination is Island Drvenik Mali (Borak). You will walk about 10 minutes to the most beautiful beach Bay Vela Rina on the island where we will stop about one hours. There you can swim in the crystal clear sea and take pictures. There is also a cafe next to the beach where you can drink coffee or similar. The second destination is probably the most beautiful beach Krknjaši called Blue Lagoon on Island Drvenik Veli where immediately upon arrival you will have lunch at 1 pm on the boat and after that you will have free time for swimming, jumping and going down the slide from the boat. We stop there for an hour and a half. The last destination is Maslinica on beautiful Green Island Šolta where we will stop one hour where you can visit the Martinis-Marchi castle, built in the early 18th century, walk, buy a souvenir, drink coffee, eat icecream etc. Return to Trogir is around 5 PM, and to Vinisce around 6 PM. Other things to note: The guests themselves must be responsible for their belongings they bring on board.
Island half day tour
The excursion starts from meeting point in Zadar, obala Kneza Branimira 27. Visit one of the most attractive beaches on the Adriatic. Swim and dive in the crystal clear turquoise sea. Enjoy drinking a cocktail or playing the famous Dalmatian beach games - picigina. We will visit the bay of Frnaža, the town of Preko and the island of Ošljak.
Quad adventures Safari on island Čiovo
Make a lifetime memories with Quad adventures on Island Čiovo - small Adriatic pearl. Our qualified safety instructor will introduce you to the safe and fun way of exploring our magnificent wilderness upon your very own Quad. Riding through the unique Dalmatian bush land and mountain trails is an exciting way to experience the beautiful scenery that the Dalmatian coast has to offer. Our meeting point is small village Žedno on the top of Island. From there starts our off road adventure . Driving on the top of Island we take you to the most west part of the island from where you can enjoy in 360 degrees view of UNESCO town Split and surrounding islands. Next stop is hidden old Prizidnice monastery in cliffs . After the short walk and break, we are on the way back to Žedno after aproximately 2h of fun. Our adventures are suitable for all ages , anyone is able to experience the trill of riding their own quad.
Private boat tour Zadar
We are leaving Zadar from Branimirova obala for a tour of Zadar's nearby islands and getting to know their history. With my 9-meter wooden traditional boat, I will take you on an unforgettable experience that will stay with you for the rest of your life. First, we will visit the island of Ošljak with 29 inhabitants and an area of ​​0 , 39 km2, the smallest permanently inhabited island in the Adriatic. On the cruise and visiting beautiful islands with an interesting history, we will stop for a swim, and after that we will dock near the island of Galevac, an uninhabited island with a monastery from the 15th century. And after that, in agreement with you, we can also go to a beautiful bay for a swim to end an unforgettable trips.
Zadar Boat Tour to the Nearby Islands
Starting from the City Bridge, we will take a panorama of the City Center. After that, we will cruise towards the nearby island Ugljan. There are some beautiful beaches on the island where we can stop for a swim. We can also visit some beautiful villages on the island Ugljan. We will choose which places to visit, depending on the weather conditions, location availability and similar. Your cruise will take place on the nearby island of Zadar, and that it is a great way to experience the local islands and its bays where big tourist ships have no access. We reserve the right to cancel the experience in case of: - bad weather - boat malfunction. Other things to note: - the tour is made for maximum 13 people - our skippers (boat drivers) will be at your disposal during the whole tour (they are well-trained, knowledgeable and communicative) - only small pets (like the Pekingese) are allowed.
Sunset sailing for small group
Sunset sailing experience • 2 hours A small sailing tour to enjoy the most beautiful sunset as even Alfred Hitchcock once mentioned. Sail along the city channel and watch the sunset while relaxing on the deck. Perfect surprise gift for special occasions or romantic celebrations like birthdays, proposals, anniversaries - as you can book a private tour just for yourselves or order extras like champagne, cake, photos. Other things to note We reserve the right to cancel the experience in case of: - bad weather - minimum number of participants not met.
Željava airbase underground military complex
Cold war, arms race.., turbulent history will please history enthusiasts. Adventurous visitors, especially thrill-seekers, will enjoy exploring one of the biggest underground military objects in Europe. Pick up your flashlight and follow your guide through 3km of tunnels. Drive on runways and explore abandoned cargo plane.
Zadar-sailing private sunset tour
Tour starts at 18:00 from meeting point( Obala Kneza Branimira 27, Zadar- at pier next to the gas station), with a short welcome meeting. Cruising through Zadar channel on a sailing boat with a bottle of champagne and witnessing spectacular Zadar sunset, one of the most famous sunsets on the Adriatic coast. Amazing overview at the sun-kissed islands and the old town panorama. Return to the marina at 20:00.
Zadar City Tour
This Zadar City Tour is like some guests often say to me the best thing to do 1st in the city, or if it's your 1st time in Croatia, also a good thing to do. The tour introduces you to Zadar old town, the Peninsula approx. 1 km x 400 m, from Sea Organ to the port of Foša where the huge Land Gate triumphal arch closes the old core. 11h tour starts at the Greeting to the Sun but if you fall for the Sunset, join us in the 18:30h tour starting at the Land Gate. You'll find out why some of the most famous people, like Alfred Hitchcock, said that Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the world. During the tour you will enjoy the view and music at one of the most popular public space installations in the world, Sea Organ & Greeting to the Sun. You will pass the famous Promenade (Riva) and admire the symbol of Zadar, the church of St.Donat, look at the same time at the Belfry of the Romanesque Cathedral of St.Anastasia while standing on a 1 st century B.C. Forum surrounded by roman architecture built at that time and later. The Zadar City Tour will take you to the People’s Square where a lot of people like to meet or drink coffee. You can try a liqueur Maraschino, a local original product of Croatia, enter a Cathedral if it's opened for free or other interesting place that comes along on our route and I suggest. After this tour you will feel closer to a typical Zadar citizen routine.
Boat Excursion Zadar
Everyday should be a special day !!! Boat trip around Zadar with a Beneteau Antares 680, a Modern and Confortable boat. You will explore Adriatic Sea and discover the coast. The start is at the small Marina of Diklo Zadar. For Five people max We will have a stop at : - Island Osijak the smallest habited island in Croatia with a preserved seabed, ideal spot for snorkeling. - Galevac a small island with the 15th century Franciscan monestary which is only accesible by boat. - Uglijan island with a wonderfull beach at Preko village. - Frnaza Lagoon, you will see one of the most purest color turquoise of the Adriatic sea. Pm for reservation and more information !
Zadar-sailing full day tour
Feel the charms of the wind and sun. Relax with family and friends on sailboat. Learn to sail, explore beautiful bays, enjoy with friends and family. The excursion starts at 09:00 from meeting point( Obala Kneza Branimira 27, Zadar- at pier next to the gas station), with a short welcome meeting. Cruising across Zadar channel and first stop will be in bay Frnaža during the mid-day hours. Calm and relaxing bays on island Ugljan make a perfect setting for various activities like swimming, snorkeling, fishing and expedition. Depending on preferences, tour is continued with sailing on island Ošljak and after island Ošljak we are going to village Preko followed by break (lunch, coffee, walk). Enjoying in unique afternoon sailing experience on the way back, with the amazing overview at the islands and the old town panorama. Return to the marina by 17:00
Private boat tour to Ugljan Island & St Michael Fortress
Live a unique experience on this tour that includes a ride on a brand new luxury speedboat, swimming, diving, and a visit to the fortress on the island, which offers a beautiful view of Zadar and 200 surrounding islands. Starting from Foša harbor, we will take down the panorama of the Zadar waterfront. This is followed by a cruise to the nearby island of Ugljan and the sandy beach of Kostanj. Here we stop for swimming and diving. After swimming, we will head to the Preko village on Ugljan Island, where we will visit the St. Michael fortress by car. The fortress is unique for its view of more than 200 islands of the Zadar archipelago and the Kornati National Park. What's included in the price: fuel, drinks (soft drinks, bottled water), snorkeling gear, safety equipment Other things to note: - The skipper will be at your disposal throughout the tour - We can customize the tour trip to your liking - Additional services and requests are also possible if needed - In case of tour cancellation due to bad weather, a full refund will be made or we will offer you to join the same tour on another day (subject to availability)
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