Zadar County
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  • Kornati Archipelago: Boat Tour

    1. Kornati Archipelago: Boat Tour

    Enjoy a day on the water exploring the islands and beaches of Kornati National Park, the Kornati archipelago in Croatia. Get picked up from locations in Vodice, Šibenik, or from Šibenik’s Solaris Hotel Ivan and choose between a group tour or a private tour. After checking in with the crew at your meeting point, prepare to enjoy panoramic views of the St. Anthony Channel and Šibenik islands on the way to the Kornati archipelago. First, stop at Mana, one of the many islands in the Kornati archipelago. Marvel at views of the cliffs from the sea, a wild beach, and clear water. Continue your journey through the archipelago by visiting the next island, Levrnaka. On Levrnaka sits Lojena Beach, the only real natural sandy beach on the Kornati islands. The boat will leave you on the northeastern side of the island, next to a restaurant in case you would like to have some coffee or food. Lojen...

  • Sibenik: Full-Day Kornati National Park Boat Tour

    2. Sibenik: Full-Day Kornati National Park Boat Tour

    Your speedboat tour departs from the pier in front of the D-Resort hotel in Sibenik. At first, you will take a cruise through the Sibenik channel and see all its famous landmarks such as military bunkers, a sea tunnel called Hitler’s Eyes, and St Nicholas’ fortress.  Then, on the journey to Kornati, you will pass by Bavljenac, a small island famous for its stone walls that look like a giant fingerprint from above. After an hour you will enter the outer parts of Kornati National Park. This part of the archipelago is famous for its steep rock faces emerging from the sea. The first stop is on the island of Mana where you will have the opportunity to swim, snorkel, cliff dive or admire the views of its famous ruins.  After that, you'll visit the Lojena lagoon for swimming and snorkelling, followed by a lunch break at a tavern on the island of Levrnaka.  On the way back you will explore t...

    We loved the day trip with our amazing guide Borna. Beautiful spots with entertaining boat rides in between. The location for lunch was lovely. Our guide made sure we got to know what we needed to know and always had the necessary beverage or equipment at hand.

  • From Zadar: Dugi Otok Half-Day Kayak Adventure

    3. From Zadar: Dugi Otok Half-Day Kayak Adventure

    Explore the natural beauty of the island of Dugi Otok on a half-day kayaking adventure from Zadar. Delight in the white sandy beach of Veli Žal, and swim in a hidden cave. Begin your tour by boarding a ferry at Gaženica port in Zadar and cruise for 1.5 hours to Dugi Otok. Admire the beauty of the magical Zadar archipelago on the sunny deck during the ride. Upon arrival in Brbinj, Dugi Otok, meet your guide in front of the ferry, then take a 15-minute ride to Veli Žal. Once at the beach, choose how you want to spend the first part of your adventure. Soak up some rays on the beach, go for a swim, explore the surroundings in a kayak by yourself, or join your guide on a ride around the island of Mezanj. 2 hours later, transfer to another bay where the real kayaking adventure starts. Paddle out in your kayak with a certified local guide, and try cliff jumping, swimming, and diving in an as...

    The tour was very exciting and Zoran, the guide, was very friendly and funny. He took care of us were well and he was preventive about the weather conditions and our safety. The cave was wonderful and the rest of the experience as well.

  • Zadar Islands: Private Hidden Treasures Speedboat Tour

    4. Zadar Islands: Private Hidden Treasures Speedboat Tour

    Enjoy a full-day scenic excursion on a comfortable speedboat through the Zadar channel and around the island of Ugljan towards Dugi Otok, stopping along the way wherever you like. Once at Dugi otok, take a quick break to experience the slow pace of life on Croatian islands. Have an ice cream, coffee or a cold drink before head to a hidden bay near Dugi Otok. This beautiful, small and sandy bay, surrounded by wild nature, is a big secret of the area. Rest underneath the olive trees or chill on the boat under the canopy and enjoy the turquoise sea. Next, head to the island of Iž. On the way, see all the beauty of the Zadar archipelago. Discover the islands of Rava, Ugljan, Žut and Sit, before hitting a secluded bay on Iž island. Enjoy some snorkeling and swimming from the boat and make use of the sound system. Visit the village of Iž, an exceptional example of traditional Croatian island ...

    We only had one full day in Zadar and couldn’t think of a better way to spend it than to see the islands and gorgeous water. We booked a private tour for a group of four. It was the perfect amount as we could all sit at the front of the boat and see the gorgeous views. Our guide took us to 6 different islands, stopped at an island for an afternoon beer & a local cafe where we had sushi, fish, fried squid & Dalmatian style wine. The food was phenomenal and something we would’ve never experienced without him. Our tour lasted 9 hours and it was simply amazing. We gained knowledge on the history of the area, swam in pristine waters and went on an island hike to name a few of the adventures. Hands down the best excursion we’ve been on. Croatia was beautiful, we hope to be back!

  • From Zadar: Private Half-Day Sailing Trip

    5. From Zadar: Private Half-Day Sailing Trip

    Depart from Zadar in the early afternoon and sail across the Zadar Canal towards the island of Ugljan. The boat will dock at Preko, a small island village. You can take a walk around the small port, have a coffee at one of the beach bars, take a swim or visit the nearby islet of Galevac, a green oasis and the location of a 14th-century monastery. Get back on the boat and continue sailing towards a secluded bay where you'll be able to completely relax and enjoy the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic Sea. On the way back to Zadar, your skipper will show you the basics of sailing.

  • SUP Adventure Day on Picturesque Molat Island

    6. SUP Adventure Day on Picturesque Molat Island

    Enjoy a day of exploring the coast on your SUP. The itinerary serves as an approximate guide for your authentic Croatian SUP adventure. The route may change during the trip to take the advantage of any possible opportunity, such as the weather conditions or according to the groupʼs preferences, fitness and skill level.  Take a public passenger boat departing Zadar from Old Town port and arrive in Molat town on Molat island. Your guide will greet you as you get of the public passenger boat. After an introduction to stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), head out to the nearby cliff and cave. Have some fun cliff jumping. Together with your guide, decide on one of the itinerary options. Head out to the village of Brgulje and its secluded bay. Have an optional cup of coffe and a pizza there. Or you can go to military caves and have some more cliff action. Spend a day away from civilization. Circum...

  • Vodice: Luxury Trip to Kornati on Colnago Speedboat

    7. Vodice: Luxury Trip to Kornati on Colnago Speedboat

    The Kornati archipelago is an isolated island group situated in the central region of the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea. The greatest way to explore it is by speedboat. Immerse yourself in a sunny labyrinth of sea and islands and marvel at the peace of the untouched nature.

    Departure from the Port of Vodice and sail through the archipelago all the way to the Kornati National Park. On the way, make two stops for swimming in the most beautiful bays. Also, enjoy some free time for lunch at a restaurant.

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What people are saying about Zadar County

Overall rating

3.8 / 5

based on 65 reviews

It was a really nice tour through the Kornati islands with the speedboat. Our skippers Roko and Andrija were very nice and tried hard. The price was absolutely reasonable for the length of the tour. We started punctually at 8 a.m. and had a total of 4 stays on the respective islands, including swimming. Beautiful nature and crystal clear water, also the cliffs were great. We were also pleasantly surprised by the restaurant. You should take a thin jacket and sunglasses for the wind on the speedboat. This can get very fresh even at 30 degrees. We arrived back at the port of Šibenik punctually at 6 p.m. It was really a great tour.

Roko was a great guide ! We had an awesome day, the restaurant he booked for us was really nice ! The boat is really comfy and we loved having music as we enjoyed the boat ride ! I would recommend him if you are looking to visit the Kornati’s islands Thanks Roko

Roco and his friend were really nice !!! We had extreme waves but he steered the boat like a professional. One can only recommend the tour, great spots and not so touristy. Even my wife's seasickness wasn't bad.

Beautiful trip to the National Park. Very special to snorkel, swimming, walking and sailing along the islands with our friendly hosts Andrija and Roko!

It was definitely worth it. The guide told us some information around it and made the day great