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Sea Kayaking Adventure

Explore Picture Perfect Islands of Sibenik Area
8 days
Sibenik archipelago, Croatia
Age 12+
Dates (May -Sept)
Price from 810 euro

Sea Kayaking Adventure

Highlights

islands: Zlarin, Prvic, Kaprije, Zirje, Kakan | towns: Skradin

An Adventure Mixed With Old Fashioned Way of Life

Sea kayaking in Croatia doesn’t get much better than this. In eight days you will visit five small islands of the Sibenik Archipelago. You will swim in the clear waters of the Adriatic, enjoy stunning sunsets, meet the locals and completely recharge and reboot yourself. Without the doubt, you will end our Croatia Sea Kayaking Adventure Trip with lifetime memories.

The trip is designed for flexible, energetic people who like to be active, have an adventurous spirit and a positive attitude. You will paddle about 25 km (15,5 mi) per day, but the schedule is very weather dependent.
The islands you are going to visit are Prvic, Zlarin, Kaprije, Kakan and Zirje. They will show you that Mediterranean as it once was, or actually, still exist – most of them are car-free! And their total population is around 1000.

Short itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival to destination – Skradin
Day 2: Sea kayaking Skradin – Prvic Luka
Day 3: Sea kayaking Prvic Luka – Zlarin Island
Day 4: Sea kayaking Prvic Luka – Kaprije – Kakan
Day 5: Sea kayaking Zirje Island – Kaprije
Day 6: Sea kayaking Kaprije – Sepurine – Prvic Luka
Day 7: Sea kayaking Prvic Luka – Skradin
Day 8: Departure

Day 1

Arrival to the Destination – Skradin

The first day of Croatia Sea Kayaking Adventure Trip starts in the town of Skradin. Upon you request we will organize you transfer from the airport. Once you settle in we will meet for a get-together dinner and presentation of the program.
We invite you take a walk around the town. Strolling down the winding cobbled streets will help you understand why Bill Gates called Skradin his ideal place for summer holiday.
Meals: D. Van transfer from airport – Split 1.5 hour, Zadar 45 min 
Day 2

Sea Kayaking – Skradin to Prvic Luka, Prvic Island

Our first destination is the island of Prvic. To get there from Skradin we will paddle down the deep bay, and pass by the town of Šibenik and it's magnificent fortresses.
Our base for the next two nights will be village of Prvic Luka, population around 150, while the population of the entire island is around 400. You will be staying at the Maestral Hotel, situated in a former school building, right on the waterfront.
3*Hotel Maestral; Meals: B and D (lunch on your own); Sea kayaking: 5 h; Distance: 25 km (15.5 mi) 
Day 3

Sea Kayaking – Sea Kayaking Prvic Luka to Zlarin Island

On the third day you will paddle to the island of Zlarin, population around 280. The only cars allowed on this island are electric ones.
Zlarin is famous its long standing tradition of coral jewelry making, so this may be a perfect time to do some souvenir shopping.
3*Hotel Maestral; Meals: B and D (lunch on your own); Sea kayaking: 4-5 h; Distance: 25 km (15.5 mi) 
Day 4

Sea Kayaking – Prvic Luka to the Islands of Kaprije and Kakan

We continue our sea kayaking trip towards Kaprije and its only settlement, a village Kaprije, population 150.
Fun fact: the only official car on the island of Kaprije belongs to the local fire department. The deep bay of Kaprije is popular among sailors, so village cafes and restaurants are quite lively.
Today we will visit the island of Kakan, an uninhabited island situated just a mile away from Kaprije.
Guest house Kaprije; Meals: B and D (lunch on your own); Sea kayaking: 4-5 h; Distance: 25 km (15.5 mi) 
Day 5

Sea Kayaking – Kaprije to Zirje Island

Today we paddle to the island and village of Zirje. There are 80 permanent residents on this remote island, and it is as far from the mass tourism as it gets.
The island boasts 485 plant species so we invite you to take a walk and enjoy the lush vegetation.
Guest house Kaprije; Meals: B and D (lunch on your own); Sea kayaking: 4-5 h; Distance: 25 km (15.5 mi) 
Day 6

Sea Kayaking – Kaprije to Prvic Luka

On our way back to Prvic Luka we will explore the island of Prvic and stop at its other village, named Prvic Sepurine.
Our recommendation for Prvic Sepurine is visit to the Faust Vrancic Memorial Centre. Who was Faust Vrancic? Well, only the first person to perform (and survive) an actual parachute jumping experiment!
3*Hotel Maestral; Meals: B and D (lunch on your own); Sea kayaking: 4-5 h; Distance: 25 km (15.5 mi) 

Day 7

Sea Kayaking – Prvic Luka to Skradin

The last kayaking day of our Croatia Sea Kayaking Adventure Trip is here. We head back to Skradin. Once we arrive you can visit wonderful Krka National Park. Take swim in the clean waters of the river Krka or visit impressive Skradinski Buk, 44 m (144 ft) high waterfall.
3* Hotel Skradinski Buk; Meals: B and D (picnic lunch on your own); Sea kayaking: 4 h; Distance: 25 km (15.5 mi) 

Day 8

Departure

The last day of your sea kayaking adventure. We will arrange your transfer to the airport if you are flying back home. If you are staying in Croatia, our guides will be happy to answer any of your questions.
Meals: B; Van drive from airport: Split 1:30 min, or Zadar 45 min 

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 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.

Skill level

Moderate*** Read more

Accommodation

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. You will be accommodated in completely renovated and refurbished rooms, equipped with air conditioning, mini bar, satellite TV, telephone and bathroom.  3* Hotel Maestral is located in Prvic Luka. Rooms in Hotel Maestral are decorated in a traditional Mediterranean style with original stone walls, wooden parquet and wooden windows with typical Dalmatian shades. All rooms have private bathroom with a shower and toilette, telephone, and TV. Rooms are air-conditioned in summer months and heated in the winter. Most of the rooms have a sea view which is only meters away from the hotel. On the Kaprije Island you will be based in a private guest house.

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 Croatia after your trip with us, we can provide additional airport transfers.

Meals

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.

Prices

  • All prices are per person in EUR
  • Minimum age: 12 years if accompanied by parent(s)
  • Children discount does not apply
  • Single use rooms are available upon request, with 20% surcharge. Sharing a room with another person of the same sex is possible

 highintermediatelow
double890,00 €810,00 €810,00 €
child890,00 €810,00 €810,00 €
single1068,00 €972,00 €972,00 €

**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 29 – August 23
Intermediate: June 8 – 28; August 24- September 29

What’s included
  • 7 nights in a double/twin room
  • meals as noted in itinerary
  • 6 days organized activities
  • use of kayaks, paddles, life jackets
  • extra gear such as kayak spray skirt, pump, dry bag, and splash jacket
  • neoprene shorts (3mm) in case of cold weather
  • Saturday transfers from/to Split and Zadar airport, bus or train station
  • skilled guide and assistance
  • ground transportation (private transport throughout)
  • local taxes
  • insurance
Not included
  • international airfare to/from Croatia
  • beverages and lunches or picnics as noted in itinerary
  • items of a personal nature and optional gratuities to your guide(s)

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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