Rivers and Canyons – kayaking, hiking, cycling, canoeing, rafting and swimming in Croatia's national parks and Adriatic islands.
START - Dubrovnik / FINISH - Zagreb.
Activity code: CRHK02
Difficulty: Activity level: moderate
(average level of fitness).
Duration: 8 days
This fun-packed holiday is a "Best of Croatia" multi-activity week and will take you along the Croatian coast and into the country's beautiful continental region with its stunning national Parks. You will explore some unique areas on foot, by bicycle, from a kayak and from a raft. Our guides will seize every opportunity to steer you away from the busy everyday life ensuring a truly memorable experience which you will cherish for many years to come.
For example, Kolocep Island sea kayaking offers you a unique way to explore this beautiful island, its shores and caves. Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, plays host to 16 lakes, numerous waterfalls fed by both the Black and White Rivers, as well as seemingly endless forests which make for unique and unforgettable experiences. During this trip you will be accommodated in 3* hotels with fully equipped ensuite rooms and in private guesthouses in Zaton Bay and Korana Village, experiencing true local hospitality.
- Any date between May 8th and October 2nd
- Preferably Saturday start day
Activity level: Trips are designed for flexible, energetic people who like to be active and have a spirit of adventure and a positive attitude. The daily program is a combination of kayaking, walking, swimming, sightseeing and exploring. You can expect to paddle about 10 miles a day (four hours), but our schedule is very weather dependent. Previous kayaking experience is recommended, but not required.
Minimum age: 12 years - only if accompanied by parent(s).
Meals: The meals tend to be fairly heavy on the meats, breads and pastries, pastas and dumplings. If you have special dietary needs, please let us know as soon as possible. Vegetarian diets can be accommodated but we recommend that you bring along with you some of your favourite protein snacks.
Weather: The summers are typically warm and sunny. From May to October temperatures are comfortable for hiking, paddling, and swimming. Rain is always a possibility in Croatia so it is essential to bring adequate rain wear and a jacket in case of inclement weather.
Group size: Min 4 – Max 16 per group; larger groups are on request.
Accommodation: Private homestay in Korana Village (Plitvice); guest house on Sipan island; small hotel in Ljubuski; Hotel Skradinski Buk in Skradin (Krka).
Arrivals on Day 1: recommended by 3pm (arrivals after 6pm will be liable to surcharge for additional transfers and overnight accommodation on mainland). Please check your flight due to the boat transfer!
NB. This itinerary can be subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather, water levels, special events of interest, etc. Our guides and tour leaders will do their utmost to ensure the best possible experience for you without compromising safety at any time. This may mean changing the original itinerary to avoid discomfort or risk which could be caused by exceptional situations.
This itinerary includes a visit to Bosnia & Herzegovina, please ensure you have the correct/sufficient visa requirements on your travel documents.