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Adventure Sailing Dubrovnik to Hvar

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Raftrek Adventure Travel / Adventure Sailing Dubrovnik to Hvar
5 days
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Age 8+
Dates (April-Oct)
From 820 EUR

Adventure Sailing Dubrovnik to Hvar

Dubrovnik, the Elaphiti shorelines, Mljet, Korcula, and Hvar

This Adventure Sailing Dubrovnik to Hvar holiday isn’t just a sailing trip or adventure package. We designed this holiday for those who love being active outdoors, who admire art and history and appreciate ancient architecture and local tradition. Daily activities on this Adventure Sailing Dubrovnik to Hvar are rather short and not too demanding, leaving plenty of time to enjoy the sun while sailing between Croatian renowned islands. Dubrovnik, the Elaphiti shorelines, Mljet, Korcula and Hvar Islands are rich in history and natural variety – cliffs, caves, coves, rocks, beaches and pine forests. We will explore them while sailing on a yacht, sea kayaking, cycling, stand up paddling, swimming and snorkeling and on foot.

Adventure Sailing Dubrovnik to Hvar is awesome

Our experienced local guides and skippers will avoid overcrowded destinations ensuring you get the most authentic experience. We will be mooring in quiet places and have the opportunity to dine with local families in their homes and enjoy good food and excellent wine. Our tour Adventure Sailing Dubrovnik to Hvar will end in Stari Grad on the Island of Hvar where from you have good connections with Split. Friendly dolphins or tuna that are often seen in the area often escort our yachts. The sea is blue, clear, warm and friendly.

Short itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive at destination, Šipan Island
Day 2: Mljet island & National Park
Day 3: Korčula Island
Day 4: Hvar Island
Day 5: Stari Grad, Hvar Island

Day 1

Sailing Dubrovnik to Šipan island

We head out from Dubrovnik towards the Elaphiti archipelago, before reaching Sipan Island, Luka Sipanska village where we anchor for the night. The island, which is only 16 square kilometers in size, is home to old summer estates and 34 churches that bear witness to a rich history that peaked during the era of the Dubrovnik Republic. Interestingly, Sipan was inscribed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the island with the greatest number of olive trees in comparison to its size. Here we spend the night and prepare for a long day of sailing. 

Day 2

Mljet National park

Today we head to Mljet Island and optionally its national park. Mljet is the most forested island in the Adriatic, and the National Park contains two salt lakes, with a Benedictine monastery on the Isle of St. Mary. You can visit the park with a bike, take a boat to visit the monastery of St. Mary and swim in the crystal clear turquoise waters of the lakes before returning to the village for dinner. We will provide a two-person seat on top kayaks for those who choose not to visit. 

Day 3

Korcula Island

After departing from Mljet we head towards Korcula Island. Its been known since the 6th century BC when it was an ancient Greek colony under the name of Korkyra Melaina (in translation “Black Korcula”, for its dark green pine forests). Korcula is also known as the hometown of the Polo-Depolo family, and according to some theories, the 13th-century explorer, and traveler Marco Polo, the first European to present facts about China and other Asian countries. Cycle from Lumbarda to Korcula before the sightseeing after which we continue towards Peljesac Peninsula for the overnight. 

Day 4

Hvar Island

In the morning we sail out to Hvar Island, a well known Adriatic gem. Discover its amazing shorelines and Pakleni Islands archipelago. Once a Greek colony, today Hvar is famous Mediterranean tourist spot that attracts for its culture, food and wine, adventure and nightlife. We will stop in the town of Hvar for exploration and paddleboarding in the area. We end our day with a dinner in a calm seaside restaurant for some local cuisine and wine. 

Day 5

Hvar to Stari Grad sailing

This morning we head toward Stari Grad, a secluded harbor town on the northern side of Hvar Island. This is where you disembark and continue your travel towards Split. Leave some time to explore its narrow streets and time permitting visit Stari Grad plain, UNESCO protected the cultured landscape, cultivated from Greek and Roman times until today. 

 

Note on Itinerary:

This itinerary is subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather, water levels, special events of interest, etc. Raftrek Guides and Trip Leaders will do their utmost to ensure the best possible experience for their clients without compromising safety at any time. This may mean changing the original itinerary to avoid discomfort or risk which could be caused by exceptional situations. Raftrek reserves the right to alter the itinerary without prior notice.

Group size

Min 4 – max 6 people per group; larger groups are on request. Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. In case the minimum number of participants is not met but the guest/s still want to do the trip, the price increases by a percentage depending on the final number of participants.

Skill level

moderate*** Read more

Accommodation

Over the course of this program, we will travel and stay on the sleek and elegant OLIVIA ADRIATICA Sun Odyssey 54DS (16.75 m) sailboat, which offers an impressive sailing experience with a great dose of comfort. The OLIVIA ADRIATICA is a boat that offers safety and a comfortable stay at sea with great design, solid performance, a high quality of construction, and superior equipment. The boat has 3 double cabins, each with its own toilet and shower, along with a separate cabin for the crew. There are two standard double, and one master double cabin with even more space and comfort. The central salon is large and offers a comfortable space for shared living. The boat is equipped with air conditioning and heating, a TV, WIFI, an electrical generator, and everything you might need while resting and relaxing. The small onboard library offers books to suit everyone’s interests.

Air Travel

Please check with us before purchasing your airline tickets to ensure your trip has the necessary minimum number of participants required to operate.

Meals

Breakfast will be served with a plentiful buffet consisting of several types of cereal, butter, honey, jam, prosciutto, cheese, eggs, yogurt, fruit, juices, coffee, tea, and milk. Some of the lunches will be picnics, which enables us to be flexible with our route. You will be able to buy lunch packs or groceries from local stores, and the boat kitchen is there for you to use. If you are booking the entire boat for your group, we can organize a boat chef to cook for you during the trip with a surcharge.

Meals are organized as a combination of onboard meals and selected restaurants for dinner. In the evening, after we have anchored the night, there are fantastic local restaurants and taverns. They have received excellent feedback from guests in the past for their value for money, and we recommend you try specialties with authentic Mediterranean cuisine.

Price

  • All prices are per person in EUR.
  • Maximum number of participants: 6 guests per group. Larger groups upon request.
  • Minimum age: 8 years if accompanied by parent(s).
  • Single use rooms/cabins are available upon request with a 25% surcharge.

4 nights optionSpring / AutumnPreseason/PostseasonHigh Season
Double cabin820,00 €920,00 €990,00 €
Single use Double cabin1025,00 €1150,00 €1237,00 €
Master Double cabin1020,00 €1120,00 €1190,00 €

**NOTE: The prices are fixed in euros. This conversion is for comparison purposes only. The exact price in dollars or pounds is calculated on the day of booking according to the exchange rate of the Croatian National Bank.

Departure seasons

High Season: June 16 – September 7,
Pre/Post Season: May 26 – June 15, Sept 8 – Sept 28
Spring/Autumn Season:  April 14– May 25, September 29 – October 26

What’s included
  • accommodation: 4 nights on the yacht (en-suite bathroom),
  • meals as noted in the itinerary (4 breakfasts),
  • activities and use of equipment (SUP, biking and snorkeling gear),
  • local taxes, permits and marina fees/lighthouse docking fees
  • yacht skipper, guide/assistance,
  • insurance.                                                     
Not included
  • international airfare to/from Croatia,
  • Optional trip
  • Mljet National Park entrance fee
  • items of personal nature and optional gratuities to your guide(s),
  • beverages and meals not stated in the itinerary.

Cancelation made by Raftrek

In the unlikely case of extreme weather conditions, Raftrek Adventure Travel will reschedule the activity for a day or two prior or after the date booked, if possible. If the rescheduling is not possible, the payments will be refunded in full. Read more –  Terms & conditions.

Staff & Experts

Raftrek Guides and Trip Leaders will do their utmost to ensure the best possible experience for their clients without compromising safety at any time. This may mean changing the original itinerary to avoid discomfort or risk, which could be caused by exceptional situations. 

Weather

The summers are typically warm and sunny. From May to October temperatures are comfortable for hiking, paddling, and swimming. Rain is always a possibility in Croatia so it is essential to bring adequate rainwear and a jacket in case of inclement weather.

Questions 

Feel free to call us at 0038516521666, if you still have any questions or concerns. We’re here to help you. For further information on FAQ please visit our website www.raftrek.com

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