Krka River Weekend Escape
Unique town hidden in the Krka River estuary
Krka River Weekend Escape is based in the beautiful little town Skradin. Our base is great for this short active holiday, it is a unique little town hidden in the Krka River estuary. Skradin town is only 80 kilometers from Split, on the very edge of the national park. This small picturesque town, rich in history, has a couple of family-run hotels, restaurants, pubs and wineries, a beach and a marina. Above all, in friendly atmosphere.
National Park Krka River Short active holiday
The trip consists of everyday activities including kayaking and cycling. There is hardly a better way to get around the National Park Krka River area, than cycling. This biking route will lead us through Croatian history while enjoying a landscape of forests, hills and monuments. As for the kayaking day we will take you to the beautiful Zrmanja and Krupa Rivers. Both rivers have a spectacular canyon with magnificent waterfalls, also they have perfectly clear warm water for swimming. After you paddled through rapids, went down waterfalls and witnessed the beauty of nature at its fullest, you will spend your well deserved afternoon in a relaxing ambiance of Sibenik old town.
Day 1: Arrival to Skradin
Day 2: Zlarin Sea kayaking
Day 3: Cycling Krka River National Park
Day 4: Zrmanja river kayaking
Day 5: Departure
Arrival to destination – Skradin town
Hotel Skradinski Buk; Meals: D; Van drive from airport: Split 1 hour
Sea kayaking Zlarin Island, optional visit to Šibenik
Meals: B and D (lunch on your own); kayaking: 4 -5 h;
Cycling day in NP Krka River and visiting Visovac Island
Meals: B and D (lunch on your own); cycling: 4-5 h, moderate - van support if needed
Kayaking on Zrmanja and Krupa Rivers
Hotel Skradinski Buk; Meals: B and D (picnic on your own); Van drive: 45 min; kayaking or rafting: Class I/II rapids, 3-4 h
Meals: B; Van drive from airport: Split 1 hour, Zadar 1 hour
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.
Min 4 – max 16 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.
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The 3* hotel Skradinski Buk is located in Skradin, only 300 meters away from the coast. Skradin is the official boat entrance to the Krka River National Park. It is perfectly situated to explore nearby national parks and other sites of interest in Sibenik-Knin County. You will be accommodated in completely renovated and refurbished rooms, all equipped with air conditioning, mini bar, satellite TV, telephone and bathroom.
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 Croatia after your trip with us, we can provide additional airport transfers.
Meals tend to be fairly heavy on the meats and sausages, breads and pastries, pastas and dumplings. If you have special dietary needs, please let us know as soon as possible. Vegetarian diets can be accommodated but we recommend that you bring along with you some of your favorite protein snacks.
- All prices are per person in EUR
- Minimum age: 8 years if accompanied by parent(s)
- Children discount is valid for children 8-12 years of age if accompanied by an adult
- Single-use rooms are available upon request, with a 20% surcharge. Sharing a room with another person of the same sex is possible
- *1 child enjoying discount shares parents’ room, 2 or more children can have their own room
|double||690,00 €||650,00 €||590,00 €|
|child||621,00 €||585,00 €||531,00 €|
|single||828,00 €||780,00 €||708,00 €|
**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.
High Season: June 19th – Sep 10th
Intermediate: June 5th – 18th; Sep 11th – 24th
Low Season: April 24th – June 4th; Sep 25th – Oct 16th
- 4 nights in a double/twin room
- meals as noted in itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch and D=dinner)
- use of bicycles, kayaks, paddles, life jackets, helmets
- 3 days organized activities
- neoprene shorts and booties or sandals in case of cold weather
- park entrance fees
- Saturday transfers from/to Split or Zadar airport, bus or train station
- skilled guide and assistance
- ground transportation (private transport throughout)
- local taxes
- international airfare to/from Croatia
- beverages and lunches or picnics as noted in itinerary
- items of personal nature and optional gratuities to your guide(s)