How big will the group be?
The trip generally runs with a minimum of 4 people and maximum of 8. In exceptional cases, the number can be up to 12 in which case the second guide is provided. Bigger groups can be organized in private arrangement only, with up to 20 participants.
How fit do I need to be?
The level of kayaking is easy to moderate. Each day involves 3-5 hours of paddling so it is recommended you are in good physical condition. In case of windy weather, the difficulty level can go up and extend kayaking time. You must be able to swim.
What are the sea conditions there?
Islands Drvenik and Ploca are generally in a safe area. During the summertime, winds are generally light and easy to predict. Never the less, if some bad weather occurs a good geographical position of the Islands usually allows us to the plan of some alternative kayaking route.
Is previous kayaking experience necessary?
Previous kayaking experience is recommended but not mandatory. Good physical fitness level can substitute lack of experience.
Can I skip a day of kayaking?
Yes, this tour is returning each night at the same location so opting out a day is possible. In case you get tired or just want to spend a day relaxing or hiking you can have a rest day and stay at our base or explore the island on foot.
What is the closest airport?
Split airport (SPU) is just 20 km away from our base. There are bus and taxi connections to downtown.
You can also consider alternative airports Zadar (ZAD), Dubrovnik (DBV) and even Zagreb (ZAG) from which it takes 3-5 hours to reach Split by bus. Please contact us for more details if you consider alternative airports.
Can kayaking distances be shorter or longer?
Sure, most of the kayaking days can be shorter or even longer. In case you are looking to book for a private group, we can adjust the itinerary and add or deducted the milage, adjusting it to perfectly suit your group.
Where do we meet?
Meeting point is in Split, Croatia. We recommend coming to Split one day before as we generally have a briefing at our office the day before the tour.
As this tour takes place in Trogir area, if you are accommodated near Trogir, we can set up a meeting point in Town of Trogir on the day of the tour start. In this case, briefing would be on the day of the tour satrt.
Single or double kayak?
We strongly recommend double kayaks for beginners for speed, stability, comfort and safety. Please see Equipment info for more details on this. Feel free to consult our team for recommendations.
What should I pack?
We recommend bringing your swimsuit, long sleeve Lycra shirt, water shoes, towel, plenty of sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunblock). A book is recommended for your time off. Recommended clothes depend on the season, however, we recommend taking a long sleeve even during the summer in case of a chilly night. Bring your running/hiking shoes too. Please bring your own reusable water bottle for a water refill.
We will provide you suggested packing list to help you. Keep in mind to pack light due to limited space in the kayak.
What is the weather like?
The Mediterranean climate here provides a lot of sun and pleasant temperatures. From May to October the air temperature ranges from 20 to 32 degrees Celsius, while during July and August it often exceeds that number. Sea temperature usually exceeds 20 degrees in early June and reaches 26 degrees in July. During this period it is mostly sunny and it rarely rains.
What about payments there?
Kuna is the official currency in Croatia. During the tour, we recommend having some cash with you. On Drvenik Veli and Ploca ATMs are not available while on the Solta Island (day 4) you can find them.
Can my special dietary restrictions be accommodated?
Absolutely, upon reservation, you will receive a questionnaire through which we receive your dietary restrictions and preferences.
What about water?
During the kayaking, our guide will have water for re-fill. We encourage you to bring your reusable water bottle for environmental reasons. Water on the island is supplied from water tanks and is not recommended to drink while for showering and cooking is fine. In your accommodation, you will have a water refill point which you can use at any time!
Any other questions?
Feel free to contact our team for any further questions