Things to do in Hvar City

Our most recommended things to do in Hvar City

From Split: Blue Cave, Vis & Hvar Full-Day Trip by Speedboat

1. From Split: Blue Cave, Vis & Hvar Full-Day Trip by Speedboat

Speed around the Dalmatian coast on an adrenaline-fueled speedboat ride. See beaches like Stiniva beach, landmarks like the Blue Cave, and go snorkeling in pristine blue waters. Meet your skipper and the group at the tour partner's office. Hop on the speedboat and enjoy a thrilling 90-minute ride from Split to Biševo Island. Head to the Blue Cave with its silvery-blue color, created by the refraction of sunlight entering through a crack in the stone. Get ready for the Blue Lagoon on Budikovac island. The beautiful clear sea, beach, and a small bar make this place a perfect place to take a swim or snorkel, laze on the beach, or stroll on the pretty island. The crew will provide you with snorkeling equipment. Head to the Pakleni islands, a group of small islands around the island of Hvar. The most popular is Palmižana which is located on Klement island. It is a sandy inlet in the shade of the old pines. Enjoy free time to have lunch, swim, snorkel, or explore the island. The final destination is the town of Hvar, Dalmatia’s trendiest destination and an island with more than 2,500 years of rich history. Learn about its historical-cultural heritage and visit the fortress at the top of the town with views of the surrounding sea. Enjoy free time to explore the town and get lost in the small narrow streets. Explore the many charming bars and restaurants. To end your trip, hop back on a speedboat and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the Adriatic sea while you cruise towards Split.

From Split & Podstrana: Blue Cave 5 Islands Day Trip

2. From Split & Podstrana: Blue Cave 5 Islands Day Trip

Explore the islands of the Adriatic Sea on a full-day tour from Split. Visit the Blue Cave, sunbathe or go snorkelling on Stiniva beach, and enjoy free time in Hvar on this speedboat excursion. Climb aboard a speedboat to visit the Blue Cave on Biševo island (tickets included). Arrive when the sunlight reflects through the seafloor and bathes the cave in aquamarine light. Enjoy a short coffee break in the village of Komiža on Vis island. At around 12:00 PM, cruise to the southern side to swim in the unique bay of Stiniva. The next locations are small, hidden caves around Vis island. Stiniva bay is the first swimming stop of the day, for about half an hour, followed by the second one on Budikovac island. This is the only sandy beach among all other pebble beaches along our way so be sure to hop in and feel sand on your toes. Dry landing directly onto the beach, you'll have more than enough time to cool off, sunbathe and snorkel in this unique bay. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Pakleni archipelago on the way to Hvar where you will have more than two hours of free time. The boat will return to the same place where the tour started from, at around 6:00 PM.

From Hvar: Pakleni Islands and Red Rocks Sailboat Tour

3. From Hvar: Pakleni Islands and Red Rocks Sailboat Tour

Immerse yourself in the culture and scenery of Croatia with a relaxing boat trip among the Pakleni Islands. Depart from Hvar to explore its majestic surroundings. Swim and snorkel in crystal clear waters, and discover the imposing Red Rocks. Meet your captain at the main port of Hvar. Set sail and, if weather conditions allow, learn firsthand how to work the sails and steer the yacht. If you'd just like to relax, simply lay down and take in the beautiful views of nature as you navigate toward your first destination. Travel among the Pakleni Islands and stop for a short swim in 100-meter-deep waters. Continue on toward Red Rocks to snorkel and gaze at marine life or go paddle boarding. Finally, drop anchor at a lovely bay with a small traditional restaurant to purchase lunch at your expense.

From Milna or Supetar: Magical Blue Cave Island Hopping

4. From Milna or Supetar: Magical Blue Cave Island Hopping

Island hop from between picturesque points on this speedboat tour from Milna or Supetar. Swim in the brilliantly azure waters of the Blue Lagoon and have free time to explore the old architecture in the town of Hvar.  Begin your tour from Milna or Supetar on Brač island and head directly to Biševo island, where the famous Blue Cave is located. Make the most of your visit to this magical place by going when the seas are calmer in the morning.  Anchor nearby, then take a small wooden paddle boat to enter the cave. Once inside, marvel at the cave's magnificent blue color as it is illuminated by sunshine. Spend time soaking up the unique atmosphere of the Blue Cave, which was discovered in 1884. Make your way to Komiža, a small coastal town on the Mediterranean island of Vis which is known for its rich history and function as a military base. While there, explore stunning coastal cliffs and traditional architecture around the harbor. Discover Stiniva cove on your next stop, a unique natural bay which was voted one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Later, stop near the island of Budikovac, where you can take a dive into the crystal-clear Blue Lagoon from the boat.  See the protected lush botanical garden in Palmižana bay before cruising to Hvar for your final stop. Enjoy some free time exploring the treasures of in the charming and traditional town of Hvar before you going back to Brač.

From Tučepi: Makarska Riviera Private Sailing Day Trip

5. From Tučepi: Makarska Riviera Private Sailing Day Trip

Your private sailing boat trip will start at the Harbor of Tucepi at the sailing boat. By a class of sparking wine the skipper will give to everyone a boat briefing. After all is ready you will leave the harbor and sail with the wind to one of the island Hvar or Brač. The skipper will tell you about the possibilities where to this day, by wind and weather. There planed a swimming and snorkeling stop. It is possible to bring your own drinks and food for the day. The sailing boat have a fully equipped kitchen. Please try bring no glass bottles. If you would like to ware shoes. Please bring some with withe sols. After we finished the swimming stop we will start with the second times sailing and will sail between the islands back to Tucepi harbor.

Split: Airport to Hvar Town Speedboat Transfer

6. Split: Airport to Hvar Town Speedboat Transfer

Book your private water transfer from the Split Airport to Hvar Island (town Hvar) with a comfortable speedboat and a professional skipper. The best way to come directly to Hvar Island is by boat, with no traffic and time lost waiting for ferries and spending time in traffic in Split. During this pleasant speedboat ride, you will get to enjoy the beauty of the Adriatic Sea and the nearby islands. Your skipper will wait for you upon your arrival and transfer you to the port with a minivan, and from there you will continue to Hvar with a speedboat.

Split and Trogir: Private Hvar and Red Rocks Boat Tour

7. Split and Trogir: Private Hvar and Red Rocks Boat Tour

After departing at 9:00AM from your meeting point in either Split, Trogir or Kaštela, you will begin a speedboat ride to the Pakleni Islands, with views of the islands on the way. You will arrive to a place with the most beautiful beaches in the area, at which point you can stop to enjoy swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear sea. After swimming and relaxing at the Pakleni Islands, you will continue your boat tour to Red Rocks, the natural phenomenon near Milna on Island Hvar. Here you will receive stunning view of Red Rocks itself, a fascinating place for snorkeling and for those who have the courage to jump from the nearby cliffs. Following this, it will be time for lunch, where you will have between Milna on Island Hvar, or Palmižana on the Pakleni Islands to choose from. You will have a wide choice of restaurants, and your skipper will suggest which your better options are depending on your tastes and diets. Following lunch, you will head to Hvar, where you will have 2 hours' free time to explore. After exploring the Hvar Town, it will be time to return back at which point your tour will end at 6:00PM.

Hvar: Private Red Rocks and Pakleni Islands Speedboat Tour

8. Hvar: Private Red Rocks and Pakleni Islands Speedboat Tour

Beginning from Hvar's center harbor, enjoy the panoramic views as you cruise down the south shore of Hvar Island. This part of the island houses hidden beaches which are perfect for snorkeling and swimming. Encounter Dubovica Beach — a true gem that is loved by the locals and widely considered the most beautiful bay in Hvar. Near Dubovica you can explore the Red Rocks, a natural phenomenon of steep red and white limestone that drops deep into the sea. Swim beneath its rocks, or even try cliff-jumping at this unique location. Throughout your tour, your friendly crew chooses the best stops according to your wishes. Some suggested locations include the two pebble beaches near Zarace Village, as well as the Green Lagoon of Borče Bay near Milna Village. In the afternoon it is time to head to Pakleni Island, which contains numerous places for swimming.

Speedboat Transfer from Hvar Town to Split Airport

9. Speedboat Transfer from Hvar Town to Split Airport

Book a private speedboat transfer from Hvar town to the Airport at Split. Relax and take in the scenery as your skipper does all the work for you. After you have met your skipper at the pre-arranged meeting point, you will hop in your private speedboat and enjoy the views as your skipper loads your luggage. Once you are aboard and good to go, you will set off for the port at Split. Don't waste time sitting in traffic or waiting for a ferry, this is the fastest and most relaxing way to finish or start your holidaying adventure.  Once you arrive at the port at Split, your driver will be waiting for you with an airconditioned minivan, ready for you to board. As soon as you and your luggage are aboard your driver will set off for Split Airport to complete your journey. This transfer can handle up to 10-people plus luggage. 

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What people are saying about Hvar City

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 555 reviews

Top notch trip! A little thrill with the boat going fast, that's the little extra! Very efficient customer service too. Unfortunately, due to the sea level, we could not enter the Blue Grotto. We were therefore reimbursed for the entrance tickets included in the service. I highly recommend !

Awesome day. Decided in advance to upgrade to the deluxe boat due to my girlfriend being pregnant, and it was perfect. Friendly staff on shore and on board, well organised.

Great guides who were nice and layed back so there was a very nice mix between alone-time and fun facts. All the sites were equally beautiful and we had a great day out.

Fun and beautiful. Sadly we did not go to the Blue Cave because of the wind.

Enjoyed the trip, would recommend. Blue cave was cool to see.