Hvar Island Sailing trips & boat tours

Our most recommended Hvar Island Sailing trips & boat tours

From Trogir and Split: Full-Day Blue Cave & Hvar Island Tour

1. From Trogir and Split: Full-Day Blue Cave & Hvar Island Tour

Explore the Adriatic on a speedboat tour to five unforgettable islands. Take in coastal views as you sail to important local highlights, including the Blue Cave. Take time to swim and sunbathe at the Blue Lagoon. Hop on board a speedboat and meet your skippers for the day whose years of experience guarantee a safe and comfortable trip on board. Once settled, head to the first stop of the tour: the Blue Cave on Bišovo Island, a unique natural phenomenon with a blue glow. After visiting the caves on Bišovo island, take a short ride to Komiža town on Vis Island, home to some of the bravest sailors on the Adriatic and where you can experience true old Dalmatian customs and local food (not included). Continue the journey towards the south side of the island where you can visit the famous Stiniva Bay and spot the caves and shoreline shaped by the powerful waves of the Adriatic sea. By now, the sun will be high in the sky, offering the perfect time to swim in the crystal-clear sea and enjoy some cocktails in the local beach bar on Budikovac Island (costs not included). After cooling down, cruise to the town of Hvar, the last stop. Hvar is the jewel of the Adriatic, one of the most beautiful towns in Croatia and a top vacation location for many famous people. Once there, explore the town freely.

Split: Full-Day Catamaran Cruise to Hvar & Pakleni Islands

2. Split: Full-Day Catamaran Cruise to Hvar & Pakleni Islands

Take a guided tour of the town of Hvar, swim in a secluded bay at one of the Pakleni Islands, and take dip off the shores of Brač Island on this catamaran cruise from Split. Enjoy a delicious lunch, snacks, and unlimited water, soft drinks, wine, and beer.  Begin with a relaxed cruise on a mega catamaran to the beautiful Brač Island. Visit the town of Hvar, where a guide will take you sightseeing and show you the most important attractions of the old town. After the tour, you'll have about an hour to continue exploring on your own. Experience the amazing Pakleni Islands and stop for a swim in one of the hidden bays. It will also be time to enjoy a mouth-watering chicken salad and sandwich lunch. Have fresh fruit and cake as you sail. On the sail back to Split, enjoy another swimming stop off Brač Island. Afterward, fresh fruit and home cakes will be served on board. Enjoy the dance music and a drink during the sunset for the perfect ending to this excursion.

From Split: All-inclusive Blue Cave Tour with Grilled Lunch

3. From Split: All-inclusive Blue Cave Tour with Grilled Lunch

We meet the waterfront promenade “Riva“, right in front of the Local Port authority building “Kapetanija“, 50m south of Bocca bar and Go Adventure. Take a day cruise from Split to explore Komiža and Hvar, swim and snorkel in pristine waters, and savor local cuisine on Vis island in a private bay. Enjoy beer, wine, soda, croissants, donuts, and waffles onboard. Use the snorkeling gear provided when entering the Blue Lagoon on Budikovac island. The tour starts in the morning to ensure a head start on other tour groups. Once everybody is seated you had out towards the Blue Cave where you are taken inside with small fishermen's boats for a sightseeing tour. After that, visit Komiža town on Vis island, the most beautiful fishermen's village in the Mediterranean. You can get some coffee there and go for a swim. Your next destination is Budikovac island's Blue Lagoon where you have more free time. Feel free to use the provided snorkeling gear and towels. Next, you head to a private bay on Vis island, Milna, where you will be served a freshly grilled lunch. Take a swim after enjoying your coffee and ice cream. Last but not least, visit Hvar town, where you have around 2 hours to relax and explore before heading back to Split.

From Hvar: Pakleni Islands and Red Rocks Sailboat Tour

4. From Hvar: Pakleni Islands and Red Rocks Sailboat Tour

Immerse yourself in the culture and scenery of Croatia with a relaxing boat trip among the Pakleni Islands. Depart from Hvar to explore its majestic surroundings. Swim and snorkel in crystal clear waters, and discover the imposing Red Rocks. Meet your captain at the main port of Hvar. Set sail and, if weather conditions allow, learn firsthand how to work the sails and steer the yacht. If you'd just like to relax, simply lay down and take in the beautiful views of nature as you navigate toward your first destination. Travel among the Pakleni Islands and stop for a short swim in 100-meter-deep waters. Continue on toward Red Rocks to snorkel and gaze at marine life or go paddle boarding. Finally, drop anchor at a lovely bay with a small traditional restaurant to purchase lunch at your expense.

From Tučepi: Makarska Riviera Private Sailing Day Trip

5. From Tučepi: Makarska Riviera Private Sailing Day Trip

Your private sailing boat trip will start at the Harbor of Tucepi at the sailing boat. By a class of sparking wine the skipper will give to everyone a boat briefing. After all is ready you will leave the harbor and sail with the wind to one of the island Hvar or Brač. The skipper will tell you about the possibilities where to this day, by wind and weather. There planed a swimming and snorkeling stop. It is possible to bring your own drinks and food for the day. The sailing boat have a fully equipped kitchen. Please try bring no glass bottles. If you would like to ware shoes. Please bring some with withe sols. After we finished the swimming stop we will start with the second times sailing and will sail between the islands back to Tucepi harbor.

Hvar: Romantic Tour

6. Hvar: Romantic Tour

Explore the romantic side of the beautiful city of Hvar with a local professional guide. Admire the spectacular beauty of Hvar with your partner on this romantic tour. Wander through the cobbled stone streets and feel spellbound by its charming atmosphere. Discover facts about the iconic Hvar Cathedral that opened in the 17th century. You will be surprised to know about the natural phenomenon of the Blue caves in Croatia. Hear the historical love stories, hidden in the pretty old lanes, buildings, and parks in the city. Know about the heartbreaking and tragic to the hilarious or spicy stories of the romantic legends. Find the best place in the city for a date and where you can take the most beautiful photos. Along the way, discover the history of the most famous historical couple in Croatia. Admire the warm and welcoming vibe of the spectacular beauty of the city of Hvar on a romantic tour. This tour is especially recommended to take around the Saint Valentine period.

Split: Blue Cave, 5 Islands, & Snorkeling Speedboat Tour

7. Split: Blue Cave, 5 Islands, & Snorkeling Speedboat Tour

Start your day early and enjoy a full day of island hopping by luxury yacht and visiting all the highlights of the area. Blue Cave, one of the top locations reachable from Split, will welcome you with a million shades of blue as you will arrive just in time to see nature in action. The cave turns aquamarine blue when the sun reflects through the sea floor and decorates the interior of the cave with the prettiest blue you’ll ever have a chance to witness. Another hidden treasure just a few minutes away from the Blue Cave is the famous Monk Seal Cave. This 160-meter-long cave is an adventurous paradise named after the Mediterranean monk seal that used to reside on its beach. Another beauty created by mother nature is the famous Stiniva Beach hidden in a small narrow cove behind two tall cliffs that separate the serenity of the beach from the open sea. Make the most of your time in this location by exploring the beach. Enjoy swimming and snorkeling, feel free to dive in and take a look beneath the surface – you’re sure to be amazed by the underwater scenery. The next stop is Budikovac Island with its wonderful Turquoise Lagoon. A fun fact about the island is that it is inhabited only by one person most of the year. The lagoon attracts visitors from all over the world with its amazing color that constantly changes from darker to lighter as the sun moves on the horizon. The journey continues towards Pakleni Islands and the famous bay of Palmižana. Hidden in a dense pine tree forest and often filled with different boats and yachts, the bay of Palmižana is highly ranked among the visitors to Hvar Island. Relax and enjoy the local cuisine. The final point of the tour is the city of Hvar. Visit the old town of Hvar, the sunniest spot in the country, and explore its historic core with all the amazing stone houses, elegant buildings, traffic-free streets, and inviting restaurants. Make the most of your free time here and get to know the easy-going life on the island, taste Hvar’s signature dish — gregada, experience eating in the authentic local taverns — konobas, or discover Croatian Renaissance in the old house of the poet Petar Hektorović. A fun-filled day out on the sea exploring the highlights of the Adriatic Sea will finish with a pleasant boat ride back to the shore where you’ll surely find time to retell and recollect all the memories and fun moments.

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What people are saying about Hvar Island

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4.5 / 5

based on 1,062 reviews

The day was not good and we could not visit the blue cave due to the wind, but the guides were very kind and the excursion in general was very pleasant. In the specifications it says that it is not suitable for people with back pain. Take it literally because the Zodiac moves a lot, it's not a boat ride... A nice experience.

The team was excellent and really helpful, providing everything we needed to have a great day. I loved that we had 3 swim stops, and the guided tour of Hvar town was a really nice touch too. Will be back next time I'm in Croatia!

Highly recommend! The food was fantastic as were the staff. It was a good amount of time at each spot for a swim and the music on the way back to the mainland was the perfect end to the day!

Pia and Yellow were fantastic. They were kind, funny and so knowledgeable. This trip was the best part of our whole entire vacation

Great guides,they made it a really fun experience and the boats music playlist made the