Forget about the traditional sightseeing tours – we have a thrilling alternative for you: kayaking! Imagine gliding through the crystal-clear waters, surrounded by breathtaking cliffs, hidden caves, and secluded beaches. With every paddle stroke, you’ll feel a rush of adrenaline and a sense of freedom as you navigate the hidden gems of Dubrovnik’s coastline.
Whether you’re a seasoned kayaker or a beginner, this experience will leave you awe-inspired and craving for more. So, put on your adventure hat, grab a paddle, and let’s explore the captivating beauty of Dubrovnik from a completely new perspective. Get ready to immerse yourself in the wonders of nature and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Adventure Dubrovnik – Sea Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour
Witness the stunning ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ from the comfort of an all-seeing kayak. Paddle past the city’s medieval walls with a guide, marvel at the city’s history and architecture and basque in the sunlight and dip your spirit into the calm of the blue ocean.
There is enough time on this tour for snorkelling and swimming as well as, very excitingly, snack time inside an isolated beach cave along Dubrovnik’s coastline. Yes, yes, and simply, yes! This tour lasts approximately 2 and a half hours and departs from the UNESCO-listed Old City of Dubrovnik to Lokrum.
Sea Kayaking & Snorkeling
As you paddle along the coast, you’ll be mesmerised by the dramatic scenery that unfolds before your eyes. From towering cliffs that plunge into the sea to hidden coves and pristine beaches, every corner of Dubrovnik’s coastline is a feast for the senses. View the Old Town as you cross the Adriatic Sea to the Island of Lokrum. After that, you stop at Betina Cave for some snorkelling as well as a snack. This tour lasts approximately 2 hours and departs from Dubrovnik and ends in Lokrum.
This is an action-packed tour from Dubrovnik with swimming, snorkelling, and sea kayaking. The contrast between the vibrant blue of the Adriatic Sea and the lush greenery of the surrounding hills creates a picture-perfect setting that will leave you in awe. Unlike traditional sightseeing tours, kayaking allows you to get up close and personal with the natural beauty of the area.
This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and departs from Dubrovnik and ends on Lokrum Island right after peaking into the Betina sea cave and before ending the tour strolling along palm-fringed beaches and re-fuelling with a snack by the seafront.
Kayaking Tour with Snorkeling
As you glide through the calm waters, you’ll have the opportunity to discover hidden caves, secluded beaches, and untouched landscapes that are inaccessible by land. Float beneath Dubrovnik’s city walls, around Lokrum island, and pull up at a cave beach to snorkel to your heart’s content. All equipment is provided, just like the tours already mentioned. This tour lasts approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes and sets sail from Dubrovnik.
Dubrovnik’s coastline is not only a haven of natural beauty but also a habitat for diverse marine life. While kayaking, keep an eye out for dolphins, sea turtles, and a variety of colourful fish that inhabit the Adriatic Sea. Also, delight in Dubrovnik’s dramatic boasting of its ancient city walls.
Then stop at a secluded beach to swim, snorkel, or even cliff jump! After that, paddle out to Lokrum Island to visit the infamous ‘purple cave’. Conclude the tour with a light lunch or a wine tasting, depending on the hour of the tour. Truly a unique experience. This tour lasts approximately 3 hours, and the tour departs from Dubrovnik and circles back to this departure point to round off the perfect day.
Sunset Sea Kayaking & Snorkeling & Wine
Escape the heat of the day with this late-afternoon kayaking excursion. Imagine gliding through the water as a pod of dolphins gracefully swim alongside your kayak as the sun sets. Or, witnessing a sea turtle surfacing for air just a few meters away. It’s a magical experience that reminds us of the interconnectedness of all living beings and the importance of preserving these natural habitats.
So, a sunset kayak tour might just be what you need to foster that connection with nature once more. During your tour, you stop at a sea cave on the far side of the island. Amid towering rocks and translucent turquoise, waters absorb the ambience of the hidden cave as you listen to the island’s whispering echoes. This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and departs from Dubrovnik.
Full Day Sea Kayaking and Snorkeling to Green Cave
This tour lasts approximately 8 hours and provides the perfect escape for any of Dubrovnik’s travellers. This is one of the more intense kayaking tours in Dubrovnik. Discover the secluded bays on Ruda, Lopud, and Sipan with plenty of opportunities to snorkel, swim, and cliff jump along the way. Food and drinks are not included in this tour, however, they do provide a few energising snacks along the way. This full-day guided sea kayaking and snorkelling tour paddles to the Elaphite islands before circling back to Dubrovnik.
Dubrovnik Old Town Walking Tour & Sea Kayaking
This 6-hour tour combines city sightseeing with sea kayaking and snorkelling. Start the day with a casual walking tour of the city’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, meander down the limestone-paved Stradun, and then visit ancient churches and monasteries. After that, hop into a kayak and do some paddling in the azure-coloured Adriatic, heading over to the island of Lokrum. Note that entrance fees to museums and places of interest are not included in the tour, and neither is food.
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Embrace Your Adventurous Spirit
Dubrovnik’s stunning coastline offers a world of adventure and natural beauty waiting to be explored. Through kayaking, you can immerse yourself in the wonders of this hidden gem, gliding through crystal-clear waters, discovering hidden caves, and relaxing on secluded beaches. The thrill of kayaking, combined with the breathtaking scenery, creates a truly unforgettable experience that will leave you in awe.
So, unleash your inner explorer and embrace your adventurous spirit, grab a paddle, and let the beauty of Dubrovnik’s coastline captivate your senses.