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Kornati Sailing Adventure

Activity Packed Sailing Adventure in Croatia
Raftrek Adventure Travel / Kornati Sailing Adventure
3 nights
Skradin, Croatia
Age 8+
Dates (May-Oct)
Price from 580 Euro

Kornati Sailing Adventure

Croatia and sailing go great together

Kornati sailing adventure is a tour designed for those who appreciate an active holiday with a dose of sailing luxury. Croatia is one of the most popular European destinations for sailing, and undoubtedly, Kornati Islands are its best part. In the coastal waters of Sibenik there is an archipelago of 152 islands, 89 of which are part of the Kornati National Park. On this trip, we take advantage of locations accessible only by boat and enjoy the crystal clear waters and unearthly peaceful atmosphere far away from the crowds.

Sailing in Kornati Archipelago

While we sail we look for the most beautiful bays to anchor in. If you like being active, enjoy kayaking to hidden beaches and coves, or just stick by the boat snorkeling, SUP, and swimming. You will have plenty of leisure time aboard the catamaran, sailing and enjoying the sun and amazing scenery. Keep an eye out for friendly dolphins, tuna, and sea turtles which occasionally escort us while we sail. In the evenings we dock or anchor in quiet bays where we visit traditional taverns with exquisite local food. Local food is a big part of what this tour is about and our guides and skippers will be happy to guide you to the best and most authentic places. Croatia is alive with well-preserved old towns, castles, palaces, monuments, and native architecture. Together with the tradition, folklore, art scenes, and music, it is a unique and exotic place to discover.

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

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 Karpije Island for the night and anchor in one of the beautiful bays of the area for a swim and a dinner in one of the best taverns in the area.
Accommodation: Catamaran 

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: Catamaran 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: Catamaran 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 8 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

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 8 passengers with a lot of deck space, comfort, and very good 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.

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.

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 give 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 on your own expense, so you can choose and decide what and
where will you eat. Therefore 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€
  • Meal in a local restaurant (depending on what you order)..20-50€

Price

  • All prices are per person in EUR
  • The maximum number of participants: 8 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
  • Twin rooms/cabins are available upon request with a 10% surcharge per person

3 nights optionhighintermediatelow
double740,00 €650,00 €580,00 €
single925,00 €812,00 €725,00 €
twin814,00 €715,00 €638,00 €

**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 22 – Sept 6
Inter: June 8 – 21; Sept 7- September 27
Low: May 4 – June 7; September 28 – Oct 18

What’s included
  • accommodation: 3 nights on the catamaran (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

 

You can click on the map below or follow the google maps link for detailed location: http://bit.ly/Skradin_Marina_Meeting_Point

 

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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