Sailing & Sea kayaking | 7 days

Explore best sea kayaking destinations in Croatia with luxury of having a sailboat as our home and accompanying us along the way!

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Saling and sea kayaking with adjustable distances. Families and private groups from 4 -8 people. Overnights and sailing within the sailboat.

Tour Summary

Sailing and Sea Kayaking tour is a perfect package in Croatia for all kayakers. Having a sailboat as our moving home we can satisfy beginners as our boat will always be somewhere nearby. However, experienced paddlers will also be able to hit the road with our guide and widely explore Croatian stunning coast. Is there any better way to travel than with a sailboat? We will sea kayak just the best places Croatia has to offer and sail between the island in our well-appointed vessel. Stunning islands such as Solta, Brac, Hvar and  Vis have a spectacular coast and will provide great kayaking experience. Charming coastal towns Komiza, Hvar and Bol will give us a better insight into the traditional way of life, culture and history. Of course, local gastronomy and wine are not to be missed. You will taste traditional dishes and enjoy wine made from grapes harvested from these islands.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Flexible approach and daily distances suiting any wish you might have
  • Safety – having sailboat always nearby
  • Overnights in charming coastal towns and lonesome secluded bays
  • Stunning coast with cliffs, caves, navy tunnels
  • Picturesque beaches and bays

TOUR STYLE

The trip will include all necessary gear for the sea kayaking and additional walks and snorkelling. The motorboat will accompany each paddle, so you can opt-out if you’ve had enough. Therefore all daily activities are optional (take a day off at any time). Our home is 10-12 meter sailboat (depending on the group size), a well-appointed vessel with 2 person cabins, toilets, kitchen. Groups size is from 4 – 8 pax. However, in case of bigger group inquiry, different boat style and size are available upon request.

The following itinerary should be taken as a guide only, it can be changed due to the unsuitable weather conditions. Our objective is to deliver the best possible experience for you and better options may present themselves as we go. Activities each day will last from 3.5 to 6 hours and include breaks.

Red Adventures friendly and professional guides will lead you through Sailing & Sea kayaking adventure and make sure you have a perfect holiday in Croatia!

Day 1(Split - Milna bay)

Our guides will meet you in Red Adventures office. After briefing you will have a short transfer to a place where a sailing boat will be waiting for us. Still to load your luggage and of we go. Our first destination is Brac island and deep Milna bay. There we have an afternoon kayak paddle in the bay where we will also fit our kayaks. It’s important to do this properly so you can enjoy your kayaking in the next days. Deep and protected bay of Milna will be a perfect shelter for a first-day kayak and for you to get in the hang of the kayaks. Later in the afternoon we will moor in the village for the night. A charming Milna village provides a really nice walk and exploring the village is really interesting. In the evening the town gets lively so you’ll get a  chance to grab a drink or an ice cream with a beautiful sea view.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Activity: Sea kayaking

Day 2(South Brac kayaking & hiking)

Breakfast on board and a boat cruise from Milna to the south side of Brac. Then enjoy a relaxed morning paddle to the southwestern shore of the island and its numerous uninhabited small bays with turquoise water and little pebble beaches. Midday we’ll take a break for lunch and walk to the Blaca desert, where we’ll see a monastery founded by the Glagolitic priests from Poljice, when they were fleeing from the Turks around 1550. The monastery was turned into a museum in 1963. Afternoon paddling to Bol, the island’s oldest settlement, you’ll see luscious grapes waiting to be picked. Overnight in Bol and one of the best known beaches in Europe, Zlatni rat. It changes shape with the winds and tides and juts out into a perfect azure sea. Zlatni rat is a well-known windsurfing and kitesurfing destination. Bol is a charming coastal town with a great seafront promenade and lots of old traditional streets. A perfect place to explore the Dalmatian architecture and enjoy Mediterranean summer vibes.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Activity: Sea kayaking, Hiking

Day 3(Hvar Island cycling)

Breakfast and short boat ride to Hvar Island. Bike through beautiful countryside to Ager Fields, a UNESCO World Heritage site where there are tranquil small villages like Pitve, Vrisnik and Svirce, surrounded by olive tree farms, lavender fields and vineyards. Then to the town of Stari grad founded 2400 years ago by Greek explorers and the village of Brusje, with its spectacular view on the open sea and surrounding islands. Alternatively, in case you don’t feel like cycling, a sailboat will take you around the island to Hvar town to meet the others.

When reaching Hvar town you will be able to relax and explore one of the most beautiful towns on the coast. Afternoon you can use to walk along the promenade or climb up to the Napoleon fort from where you’ll have amazing views on Pakleni island archipelago, islands stretching just in front of Hvar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Activity: Cycling & walking
Day 4(Hvar southern shore)

After a  short cruise, we start today’s kayaking tour from the secluded, picturesque bay of Milna. Gorgeous views all the way. Amazing cliffs and lonesome beaches will leave you breathless. Brake in a small bay of Dubovica, you can have a coffee in a traditional country house overviewing a gorgeous pebble bay. In the village of Sveta Nedjelja, there is an optional visit and tasting at a unique underwater wine cellar (tasting at extra cost). After lunch we will have our sails up and cruise to Vis island.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Activity: Sea kayaking & sailing
Day 5(Bisevo Island & Blue cave)

The boat takes us to the islands of Bisevo, known for amazing caves, cliffs and sandy beaches. Two highlights are likely to be Medvidja Cave and magical Blue Cave. Blue cave is 6m high cave is one of the most spectacular natural attractions of Croatia. Sunbeams reflect from the white bottom floor, colouring objects in the water silver-blue.

Medvidja cave is named after the Mediterranean monk seal that may be found here. It is more than 100m deep and with kayak we can reach deep inside of this one of a kind cave.

After lunch, we will cruise to one of the most picturesque spots on the coast village of Komiza, the last real fishermen’s village in the Adriatic. Slide into the easy rhythm of what the islanders call “pomalo” and enjoy delicious food and wines with the locals.  Overnight stay in magical Komiza town.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Activity: Sea kayaking or Hiking in case weather conditions don’t let us to kayak
Day 6(Vis island)

A big day! Today we paddle probably the most beautiful 15 km of coast. From Komiza Bay, we will take in cliffs, coves and beaches sculptured by the open sea waves over thousands of years. We will visit Srebrna beach and Stiniva cove, where we will break for lunch and optional snorkelling. Sailing to Solta Island in the afternoon and exploring stunning Maslinica village in the evening.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Activity: Sea kayaking & Sailing
Day 7(Split town)

The final day has arrived. We will start early in the morning with sailing back to Split to be on time for our check out. When reaching Split we will say a final goodbye to each other and separate. Red Adventures will provide a transfer to your accommodation or place needed within the Split area.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Activity: Sailing