Kornati National Park Sailing – by Sailing Boat

amazing sailing experience in the amazing destination
Raftrek Adventure Travel / Kornati National Park Sailing – by Sailing Boat
3 nights
Skradin, Croatia
Age 8+
Dates (May-Oct)
Price from 580 Euro

Kornati National Park Sailing – by Sailing Boat

Sailing in Croatia – the best experience!

Kornati National Park sailing adventure is a  perfect tour designed for those who are in search of a sailing experience in the most beautiful archipelago in the world, with an adventure kick. Croatia is already established as a well-known destination for nautic tourism, so we decided to spice it up by adding kayaking, hiking, and exploring to this great adventure. The Kornati is an archipelago of 152 islands, out of which 89 are a part of the National Park. Thus, the perfect way to visit this beautiful destination is by sailing, and to reach small islets and reefs we can use our one-person inflatable kayaks!

Sail away with us

Our boat is a luxury sailing boat, that can accommodate up to 6 people in three en-suite rooms. This boat will take you to the locations not reachable any other way, to the peace and quiet of the secluded islands, and under millions of stars visible to the naked eye by night. Spend the day exploring, swimming and snorkeling, and enjoy your quiet evenings in the best konobas on the islands – recommended by our experienced skippers. The boat has excellent sailing performance, so be ready to set sails and catch daily winds. An experience of a lifetime – for sure.

Short Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive at the ACI Marina in Skradin, sail out to Prvic and Kaprije Islands
Day 2: Sailing through the Kornati archipelago with kayaking and a sunset trek
Day 3: Sailing towards Zlarin Island with SUP, snorkeling, and swimming along the way
Day 4: Return to Skradin and disembarkment


Highlights of Kornati Sailing Adventure

National Park: Kornati | islands: Prvic, Zlarin | towns: Skradin



We can also offer the same itinerary on our luxury catamaran boat. Let us know your preferences!

Day 1

Arrive at the destination – Skradin, and sail out to the islands

We meet at the ACI Marina in Skradin and we sail out to Prvic Island for an inspirational walk around this tiny island with no cars. We sail further on towards Kaprije Island for the night and anchor in one of the beautiful bays of the area for a swim and dinner in one of the best taverns in the area.
Accommodation: Sailing boat 

Day 2

Sailing in the Kornati Archipelago with kayaking

We sail to Kornati National Park where we explore its many islands, islets, and reefs. For a more close-up experience of the sea and its wildlife, we leave our boat and kayak through the places we want to explore further. Using a smaller vessel, we can access all the beautiful and secluded beaches and coves otherwise inaccessible by boat. In the afternoon we anchor in a bay of Smokvica Island for dinner and a trek to the top of the island where we have a magnificent view of the sunset over the archipelago. We finish off the evening with dinner in a wonderful local tavern.
Accommodation: Sailing Boat; Meals: B. 

Day 3

Sailing towards Zirje and Zlarin Islands

Our island hopping and sailing adventure continues and we spend the first part of the day sailing towards Zirje Island. We swim, kayak, SUP, and snorkel in great locations, and in the late afternoon, we sail on towards Zlarin Island where we anchor in a quiet bay for the night. Spend a pleasant evening walking in the serene ambiance of the village, tasting local food and wine.
Accommodation: Sailing Boat; Meals: B. 

Day 4

Sailing to Skradin

We leave Zlarin Island early in the morning and return to Skradin where we say our goodbyes. 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 guidebooks.
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 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 the 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


Our boat is a Sun Odyssey 54 DS sailing boat with one master, and two double/twin cabins, each with an en-suite bathroom. The sailing boat has beds for up to 6 passengers with a lot of deck space, comfort, and excellent sailing performance.

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.


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.

Some lunches will be picnic-style, allowing for flexibility along with our route. You will be able to buy lunch packages from the local shop. Excellent local and private restaurants will be available during lunchtime and dinner. They have received excellent feedback from previous guests. Therefore 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.

Breakfast – typically continental style and includes cereal, fruit, sliced meats, cheese, cream
cheese, butter, honey, jam, yogurt, juice, milk, coffee, and tea.
Lunch – picnic-style lunch is planned, allowing flexibility along with our route. You will be able to buy
lunch packages from the local shop. Or in Skradin just before you embark on the boat, your guide will
make clear what and how much to buy for optional meals.
Dinner – you will be given several options from your guide and some recommendations of local
restaurants. Have in mind that the Kornati Islands are a national park so limited options might
apply, but you are always welcome to eat on board from the meals you brought.

*Both meals (lunch and dinner) are at your own expense, so you can choose and decide what and
where will you eat. Here are some examples of local costs for guidance:

  • Coffee/tea (restaurant) ……………………………..……2-3€
  • Juice (restaurant)………………………………………..…..3€
  • Food for picnic lunch (local restaurant or shop )…7-10€
  • Beer (restaurant, 0.5l)……………………………….……….3€
  • Bottle of wine (local shop)……..……………………..…..10-15€
  • A meal in a local restaurant (depending on what you order)..20-50€


  • All prices are per person in EUR
  • The 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

3 nights optionlowprehighpost
double580,00 €690,00 €790,00 €750,00 €
single638,00 €759,00 €869,00 €825,00 €

**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: June 18th – Sep 9th
Post: Sep 10th- Sep 30th
Pre: May 21st – June 17th
Low: April 9th – May 20th; Oct 1st – Oct 17th

What’s included
  • accommodation: 3 nights on the sailing boat (double rooms)
  • meals as noted in the itinerary (3 breakfasts)
  • activities and use of equipment (SUP, kayaks, and snorkeling gear)
  • local taxes, permits, and marina fees
  • yacht skipper, guide/assistance
  • insurance                                                  
Not included
  • International airfare to/from Croatia
  • Kornati Island National Park entrance fee (charged on spot)
  • transfers from/to Split, Zadar airport, or harbor (upon request)
  • items of personal nature and optional gratuities to your guide(s)
  • beverages and meals not stated in the itinerary


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