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Kamenjak: Medulin Sunset Dolphin Tour

1. Kamenjak: Medulin Sunset Dolphin Tour

Your evening trip starts at Medulin harbour. After boarding, you will receive a welcome drink and the trip begins with a panoramic view of Medulin's archipelago. Throughout the boat trip, there is music on board which makes for a relaxed atmosphere. Dancing is also welcome. While you cruise along the Adriatic sea, keep an eye out for dolphins. There is a 50/50 chance you will see them, but if not, you can still make the most of the stunning scenery. Enjoy a beautiful view of the Austro-Hungarian lighthouse 'Porer' on the way, and later on, have the chance to admire a stunning sunset view. Dinner is served on the boat: fish, meat and vegetarian options are available with a cabbage salad and ciabatta bread. Drinks during the excursions (wine, soda and water) are included in the price. The boat trip finishes by slowly heading back to Medulin.

Pula: Kayaking and Snorkeling Sea Cave Exploration Tour

2. Pula: Kayaking and Snorkeling Sea Cave Exploration Tour

Kayak and snorkel your way along the coast of Pula to explore the city’s impressive sea caves. This fun and active 3-hour tour will take you to Seagull’s Rocks, where you’ll go diving inside a cave with snorkeling masks and underwater lights.  Your guides will document the adventure with GoPro underwater cameras, and share the photos with you after the tour. You will receive the link in a few days after the tour (photos are not being separated). The experienced guides will ensure your safety throughout the tour. Relax with a cold drink of water or beer after this amazing activity.

Medulin: Cruise to Kamenjak with Lunch

3. Medulin: Cruise to Kamenjak with Lunch

Begin your boat trip from the harbor in Medulin. Look out for the only red and yellow boat in the area, and then board “Sandra” ready for your trip. Marvel at a magnificent panoramic view of Medulin's archipelago and the Premantura peninsula as you set sail from Medulin. Cruise for 1 hour until reaching the southernmost point of Istria, the Cape Kamenjak Nature Park. See stunning cliffs, and admire diverse wildlife and breathtaking nature. Dive into and explore one of the underwater caves, accompanied by a crew member for your safety. After discovering the underwater world of Cape Kamenjak, continue to the Porer Lighthouse, a picturesque lighthouse on a small island built during the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1846. Next, stop for lunch and savor your meal aboard the boat. Choose between a delicious meat fish or vegetarian dish, depending on your preference. Drinks are included during the entire ride. Once you've eaten, head to the island of Ceja to enjoy two hours of sunbathing and swimming in the Adriatic Sea. On Ceja, you can also find a restaurant and a cafe bar, should you feel like another snack or some coffee and drinks. Soak up the last rays of Croatian sun before heading back to the point of departure.

Cape Kamenjak: Kayak Tour with Cave Experience

4. Cape Kamenjak: Kayak Tour with Cave Experience

In the morning hours, you will start your tour by meeting the local partner at their camp base, here you will have an introduction to kayaking, as well as learning about aspects of the sea and the mainland life of this unique Istrian location. Start your kayaking tour with some light paddling and within an hour, you will be rewarded with an exceptional view of the high cliffs which conceal an enclosed oasis.  Here, at the deep south of the Istrian Peninsula, you can marvel at Velika Kolombarica. After going through a sea tunnel and entering the cave, you will see a turquoise light shining upon millennial rocks, turning the clear sea into a natural pool. During your kayaking tour, you will also have the chance to go snorkeling and explore the blue underwater world. Meet the fish living in these interesting depths, and enjoy the beauty of the sea.  Here, Istrian nature shows off all of its beauty – truly a sight to behold. Surrounded by both high and low cliffs, adventurers can try their luck by jumping from the rocks, and having fun until the kayak tour returns to the camp. Your kayak tour guides will find a secluded peaceful paradise where you can stop to listen to the chirp of crickets, the smell of the sea, and where the sound of waves offers the ambience of a real desert island.

Cape Kamenjak: Cave and Safari Experience by Kayak

5. Cape Kamenjak: Cave and Safari Experience by Kayak

Explore the breathtaking scenes of Cape Kamenjak on this 5-hour tour. Discover remarkable natural scenery, crystal-clear seas, and picturesque caves. You will spend a total of 2 hours kayaking and 3 hours snorkeling, swimming or relaxing. Departing from the local partner's office, paddle in your kayak to the caves of Big and Small Kolombarica. Spend some time exploring the caves using the snorkel equipment provided. Thrillseekers will have the opportunity to dive into the sea from atop a 15-meter high cliff. Afterward, reenergize with lunch and a drink at the famous Safari Bar before beginning your return journey.

Medulin: Full-Day Boat Tour of the Medulin Archipelago

6. Medulin: Full-Day Boat Tour of the Medulin Archipelago

Admire the beauty of the Medulin Archipelago on this boat tour from Medulin. Visit the Golumbera sea cave, see the Porer Lighthouse, and have some free time on the sandy shores of the island of Levan. Relax with unlimited beers and a welcome drink. Check-in and board the boat in the port of Medulin. Be welcomed with a refreshing juice, water, or aperitif. Sail past the verdant shores of the Rt Kamenjak Nature Park. Stop to swim and visit the Golumbera sea cave which is secluded on the cliffs of Cape Kamenjak. Capture pictures of the Austro-Hungarian19th-century Porer Lighthouse as you cruise by. Take in stunning views as you sail around islets in the Medulin archipelago like Bodulaš, Fenoliga, and Finera. Be served a delectable BBQ lunch with vegetarian, meat, and fish options. After lunch, head to the island Levan, the northernmost and only sandy island in the archipelago. Relax on the beach at Levan or swim through the crystal-clear waters. Have the option to purchase cocktails, visit a restaurant, or rent a sun lounger on the island of Levan. Finish your tour at your starting point in the port of Medulin.

From Rovinj/Bale: Istria in 1 Day Tour with Lunch & Tastings

7. From Rovinj/Bale: Istria in 1 Day Tour with Lunch & Tastings

Discover the wonders of Istria County on this multi-stop, guided tour from your choice of meeting point in Rovinj or Bale. Blend into local life as you explore the towns of Poreč, Grožnjan, and Motovun. Enjoy lunch at a local eatery and join a truffle tasting. The first stop is in Poreč. Here, you can see golden early-Christian mosaics at the Euphresian Basilica, a UNESCO world heritage site (entry fee not included). After a walking tour of Poreč, head to Grožnjan, a village that was abandoned entirely after World War II and has since been revitalized with the help of artists from all around Yugoslavia. Romantic stone-cobbled alleys and colorful workshops around every corner make the tiny town of Grožnjan a must-see location in Istria. Afterward, continue to Motovun, the mightiest hilltop town in Istria. Once in Motovun, try the most expensive mushroom in the world during a truffle tasting. Walk the panoramic city walls and admire Istria in all its glory before arriving at a konoba, the local word for trattoria (Italian-style eatery). You'll return to Rovinj or Bale in the late afternoon.

Istria: Guided Tour of Inner Istria with Food Tasting

8. Istria: Guided Tour of Inner Istria with Food Tasting

Discover some of Istria's most spectacular landscapes and idyllic locations on a guided tour of the peninsula. Travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle and learn about Istria's history from your knowledgeable guide. Start your day with a convenient pickup from a range of locations and get ready to see the best of what Istria has to offer. Your first stop, Lim Fjord on the western coast of Istria. Stop to take photos and capture the beauty of this striking landscape before moving on to your next destination, Groznjan. Join your driver and guide on a walking tour of this small medieval jewel known as the artist village. See the old town and wander down the romantic alleys lined with rustic cafes and konobas, the Dalmatian word for taverns. Hop back into your vehicle and head to Motovun, a scenic hilltop town dominated by Gothic and Romanesque architecture. Enjoy a tasting of some local products before joining your guide on a walking tour of the town and the ancient city walls. Make the most of some free time after the tour and sit down for lunch at one of the local restaurants. The Motovun forest is packed with truffles, making this town one of the best places to get your truffle fix. The last stop on your tour of the Istrian Peninsula is Pazin, where you'll visit the Pazin Abyss, an extraordinary natural attraction that has been declared a protected area. Enjoy a short stop here before heading back to your original starting point.

Medulin: Sunset Archipelago and Dolphin Cruise with Dinner

9. Medulin: Sunset Archipelago and Dolphin Cruise with Dinner

Explore the beauty of the Medulin archipelago and look for dolphins on this cruise from the port of Medulin. See Cape Kamenjak, the Porer lighthouse, and views of the RT Kamenjak nature park. Savor a delicious onboard dinner while the sun sets. Relax with beer, wine, water and juices. Check in at the tour supplier's desk in the port of Medulin and board the boat. Enjoy a delicious departure drink of juice or an aperitif. Sail off on your dolphin-watching adventure. Listen to romantic music as you make your way along the Medulin archipelago towards the RT Kamenjak nature park. Take in natural scenery in this protected area as the light wanes for the day. Visit Cape Kamenjak and admire views of the Porer lighthouse which was built back in 1846 during the Austro-Hungarian era. Head off in search of dolphins, going to the places that they like to frolic and look for food. Be served a delicious meat, fish or vegetarian meal. Listen to the sounds of the sea and sea gulls as the golden colors of the sunset play over the water. Return to the port of Medulin.

From Pula and Medulin: Flavors of Istria

10. From Pula and Medulin: Flavors of Istria

Like a fairy-tale settlement, Rovinj is jam-packed with small yellow and scarlet houses connected with cobbled streets and squares. This tiny gem has it all: the history, the culture, the cuisine, and you will love it! Your final stop is the city of Porec, one of the most famous vacation destinations in Istria. Known for a long seafront promenade, great beaches, modern restaurants and numerous historical sights, Porec will easily capture you with its beauty. The highlight of this city is the Basilica of Euphrasia, known for its beautiful mosaics on a gold background.  

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What people are saying about Medulin

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 1,017 reviews

I went with my husband and brother. This was a fun and dynamic tour with great guides. We went to Rt Kamenjak into a cave in which we kayaked and swam. Guides have taken many awesome photos and videos. We highly recommend!

Tour was exactly as advertised. The guides were great and made sure to take many photos of everyone. Thoroughly enjoyed the kayaking excursion.

Es hat sehr viel Spaß gemacht. Der Guide war super und hatte sich viel Zeit für die Bilder genommen. Es war ein rundum gelungener Ausflug.

cruise very nice 3 hours passed quickly .. the crew is trying very hard to find dolphins .... we made it. We have a clear conscience.

Beautiful lovely tour to view the national park and the surrounding areas from the sea. I would highly recommend it.