Lakes, sea and rivers – kayaking, cycling and swimming in Krka & Zrmanja Valley nature parks.
START/FINISH - Zadar (or Split).
Activity code: CRHK06
Duration: 5 Days
This fun-packed short break offers you the chance to explore some unique areas on foot, by bicycle and from a kayak. 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.
This activity short break is designed to be included as part of a longer holiday in Croatia; it is a short active holiday based in Skradin town. Skradin is a unique little town hidden in the Krka River estuary, 80 kilometres from Split, on the very edge of the national park. This small picturesque town, rich in history, has a couple of family-run hotels, restaurants, pubs and wineries, a beach and marina - all in friendly atmosphere. The trip consists of everyday activities including kayaking and cycling. There is hardly a better way to get around the area of the Krka River National Park than cycling. This cycling route will lead you through Croatian history whilst enjoying a landscape of forests, hills and monuments. Afternoons will be spent in the relaxing ambiance of Sibenik's old town. Previous kayaking experience is recommended, but not required.
What activities are included ?
Sea kayaking, river kayaking, hiking, cycling and swimming are included in the program as everyday activities and are suitable for all ages with a moderate degree of fitness and swimming ability. The sea and rivers are friendly – they have pleasant temperatures in summer and they are not dangerous or physically too demanding.
- Any date between May 15th and September 25th
- Preferably saturday start day
- Other dates upon request
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: 8 years - discount available for 8 to 12 years, must be 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: the 3* Hotel Skradinski Buk is located in Skradin, only 300 meters away from the coast. Skradin is the official river entrance to the Krka National Park. It is perfectly situated to explore nearby national parks and other sites of interest in Sibenik-Knin County. You will be accommodated in rooms, all equipped with air-conditioning, mini bar, satellite, TV, telephone and private bathroom.
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.