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Dubrovnik Sailing Adventure

sea, sun, sail
4 days
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Age 8+
Dates (April -Oct)
Price from 588 euro

Dubrovnik Sailing Adventure

The pearls of the Adriatic

Spend five days on this Dubrovnik sailing adventure and you will love it. While sailing around the most spectacular coastline in Europe. You will discover tiny islands and secluded coves hidden in the sparkling blue Adriatic. Lopud, Kolocep and Sipan belong to the Elaphiti Islands archipelago. Therefore those are the Croatia’s most beautiful green islands. Also, free of traffic and under an hour’s sailing from Dubrovnik. During this Dubrovnik sailing adventure you will also visit Mljet National Park and Pelješac Peninsula. Mljet will hypnotize you with its beautiful, beacuse it’s know as “the greenest island in Croatia”.

Dubrovnik sailing adventure from a different angle

While traveling aboard our catamaran, you will experience the true culture of the islands and people. This Dubrovnik sailing adventure holiday isn’t just a sailing trip or an adventure package. We designed it for those who love being active. Who admire the outdoors and appreciate ancient architecture and local tradition.  Maybe our boat or kayaks get escorted by friendly dolphins that are often seen in the area. Therefore Croatia and this Dubrovnik sailing adventure is awesome. Hence it is a unique and exotic place to discover.

Short itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at destination – Kolocep Island SUP, swimming, sailing to Lopud and Sipan Islands
Day 2: Sailing to Mljet Island and Peljesac Peninsula
Day 3: Peljesac Peninsula paddleboarding, swimming, snorkeling and cycling
Day 4: Elaphiti Islands sailing and departure

Day 1

Arrival at destination - Kolocep Island SUP, swimming, sailing to Lopud and Sipan Islands

Arrive at the base in Komolac and boarding at 10 am. The guests are welcomed on board by their crew and we sail out after short safety instructions. Our yacht is a modern catamaran for up to 10 passengers with a lot of deck space, comfort and very good sailing performance. Our first stop today is Kolocep island – the smallest of the inhabited islands in the Elaphiti Archipelago. Kolocep is ideal for water activities and we will try out paddle-boards and make a swimming break before stopping for lunch in one of the best fish restaurants in the area. After lunch and a short hike to Kolocep’s spectacular cliffs, we continue sailing towards Lopud and Sipan islands. We will anchor in one of the most beautiful bays of the area for a dinner and a swim.

Accommodation: catamaran. 

Day 2

Sailing to Mljet Island and Peljesac Peninsula

We leave Sipan behind early today and sail out towards Mljet Island National Park. Two salt water lakes surrounded by a lush, green forest, the larger one with a small island in the middle, make Mljet a spectacular location for kayaking, paddle-boarding, hiking, cycling and swimming. You can choose to cycle from the catamaran to the lakes, where you can take a boat to the small island with a 12th century Benedictine monastery. Entrance fee to the national park is not included, but can be paid on spot. In the late afternoon we will sail towards the Peljesac Peninsula and anchor in a quiet bay near Zuljana Village.

Accommodation: catamaran. Meals: B. 

Day 3

Peljesac Peninsula paddleboarding, swimming, snorkeling and cycling

Today we spend the day exploring the Peljesac Peninsula, one of the most successful and famous wine making regions in Croatia. It is a true oasis of peace with its vast vineyards, salt and oyster farms, quiet towns, narrow streets and hidden beaches. We will spend the morning paddling, snorkeling and swimming in Zuljana Bay. Afterwards we sail east towards Broce and Ston. Cycle to Ston, a lovely old town unspoiled by tourism, with pleasant cafes and restaurants. Take the time to explore the Ston city walls, salt farms, or taste its famous oysters or mussles before returning to Broce for the evening.

Accommodation: catamaran. Meals: B. 

Day 4

Elaphiti Islands sailing and departure

This morning we sail out of Broce and continue sailing east between the Elaphiti Islands until we reach Komolac again. Disembark around noon. Relax in Komolac, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant or continue to your next destination. If you decide to spend more time in Croatia, our guides will be happy to recommend other beautiful places to visit – especially those you won’t find in tourist guide books.

Meals: B. 

 

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 10 people per group; larger groups are on request. Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is 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

easy**/moderate*** Read more

Accommodation

Our yacht is a Nautitech 44 catamaran with two double and two triple rooms, each with en suite bathroom. The catamaran has beds for up to 10 passengers with a lot of deck space, comfort and very good sailing performance. The last night of the trip is spent in family-run bed and breakfasts in Zaton Bay, within a two minute walk from the beach.

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. Early arrivals / Extended stay notes – we include two transfers with each trip. These are usually the transfers on the first and the last day of the trip. In case you are arriving a few days earlier or extending your stay in Dubrovnik after your trip with us, we can provide additional airport transfers.

Meals

We can provide vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, etc. meals with prior notice (gluten free meals will be provided in case there are medical grounds). Breakfast will be served in a rich buffet form with several types of cereal, butter, honey, jam, ham, cheese, eggs, yogurt, fruit, juice, coffee, tea and milk. We can also provide vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, etc. meals with prior notice.

Some lunches will be picnic-style, allowing for flexibility along our route. You will be able to buy lunch packages from the local shop. Excellent local and private restaurants will be available during lunch time and dinner. They have received excellent feedback from previous guests for their value for money and we strongly recommend trying their specialties to all those interested in discovering authentic Croatian food. The skipper will be happy to make reservations and give suggestions.

 

Price

  • All prices are per person in EUR.
  • Maximum number of participants: 10 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. Sharing a twin room with another person is possible.
  • Twin rooms/cabins are available upon request with a 10% surcharge per person.
 lowprehighpost
double580,00 €670,00 €790,00 €710,00 €
twin638,00 €737,00 €869,00 €781,00 €
single725,00 €838,00 €988,00 €888,00 €

**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

Post Season: September 8 – September 28
High Season: June 16 – September 7
Pre Season: May 26 – June 15
Low Season: April 14 – May 25, September 29 – October 27

What’s included
  • accommodation: 3 nights on the catamaran (double rooms, en suite bathroom),
  • accommodation: 1 night in guesthouse
  • meals as noted in the itinerary (4 breakfasts)
  • activities and use of equipment (kayaking, biking and snorkelling gear)
  • local taxes, permits and marina fees
  • Mljet Island National Park entrance fee
  • transfers from/to Dubrovnik airport or harbour
  • local transfers
  • yacht skipper, guide/assistance
  • insurance                                                        
Not included
  • international airfare to/from Croatia
  • 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 rain wear 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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