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From Split & Trogir: 5 Islands Day Trip with Blue Cave Entry

1. From Split & Trogir: 5 Islands Day Trip with Blue Cave Entry

Visit 5 of Croatia’s islands in style with a fun-filled day trip by speedboat. Head on an adventure where you explore caves, swim and snorkel, and discover Dalmatian towns.  Choose either Trogir or Split as your starting point. And best of all, choose from either a small-group or private experience.  Cruise on a 90-minute speedboat journey to reach the island of Biševo where the Blue Cave is located. Hop into a smaller local boat and explore the stunning Cave from the inside and admire its vibrant blue glow.  Continue next to the island of Vis. Explore the village of Komiža with 1 hour of free time. Discover the traditional Dalmatian fishing village with its narrow streets, pebble beaches, and inviting promenade.   Swing by Stiniva Cove next, accessing the cove at the sunniest time of the day for a quick 15-minute dip. Then head to Budikovac Island for your next activity: snorkeling and swimming in the Blue Lagoon. Borrow the snorkeling gear onboard to enjoy a relaxing hour-long dip here, or even a refreshment on the beach. Last up is a visit to Hvar, with some free time to eat lunch and do some sightseeing in the picturesque port city. Highlights include the historic town center and the Španjola Fortress’ views of the Pakleni Islands. Relax and enjoy the scenery as you are then transported back to Split or Trogir.

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 Split: Deluxe Blue Cave Tour with Grilled Lunch

3. From Split: Deluxe Blue Cave Tour with Grilled Lunch

We meet the waterfront promenade “Riva“, right in front of the Local Port authority building “Kapetanija“, 50m south of Bocca bar and Go Adventure. Take a day cruise from Split to explore Komiža and Hvar, swim and snorkel in pristine waters, and savor local cuisine on Vis island in a private bay. Enjoy beer, wine, soda, croissants, donuts, and waffles onboard. Use the snorkeling gear provided when entering the Blue Lagoon on Budikovac island. The tour starts in the morning to ensure a head start on other tour groups. Once everybody is seated you had out towards the Blue Cave where you are taken inside with small fishermen's boats for a sightseeing tour. After that, visit Komiža town on Vis island, the most beautiful fishermen's village in the Mediterranean. You can get some coffee there and go for a swim. Your next destination is Budikovac island's Blue Lagoon where you have more free time. Feel free to use the provided snorkeling gear and towels. Next, you head to a private bay on Vis island, Milna, where you will be served a freshly grilled lunch. Take a swim after enjoying your coffee and ice cream. Last but not least, visit Hvar town, where you have around 2 hours to relax and explore before heading back to Split.

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.

Vis: Island and Military Facilities Adrenaline Quad Tour

5. Vis: Island and Military Facilities Adrenaline Quad Tour

Go on an unforgettable ride around the beautiful island of Vis and explore Croatian history along the way on this quad tour. Drive up to the island's highest peak at Mount Hum for unbeatable views of the island and surrounding nature. Step back in time at the old artillery base at Stupišče. Visit the atomic shelter at Command Post Vis and learn about the rich history of these places. Round off your adrenaline-filled adventure with an exciting off-road ride through the hidden forrest paths in the center of the island.

From Split: Island Diving & Blue Cave Tour with Lunch

6. From Split: Island Diving & Blue Cave Tour with Lunch

Diving below the surface of the pristine Croatian waters will give you the opportunity to marvel at the underwater world that is just as fascinating as the beautiful Croatian beaches, coves, and islands. Explore the most interesting locations of the island of Vis, a beautiful unexplored island. The first stop will be the Manta diving center in Komiža on the Vis island, a professional diving instructor will take you through a short training before you dive into the depths of the Adriatic Sea. This tour is great for all skill levels, including beginners. Get acquainted with the depths of the Adriatic Sea, then you will be served some sandwiches and water on the boat to stay energized until lunch. Marvel at the stunning Blue Cave on the Island of Biševo on the next stop of the tour. The next stop is exploring Monk Seal Cave with the snorkelling equipment provided. Sail to the famous Stiniva Cove, one of the most popular beaches in Croatia. Soak in the sun, capture stunning photographs, swim and snorkel during this period of free time. Continue to the uninhabited village of Palmižana, located on the popular Paklinski Islands. Along the way, we will stop at the beautiful Green Cave. Finally, your palate will be treated to authentic Dalmatian cuisine with an organized group lunch. Make yourself comfortable at the end of the tour as you enjoy the stunning view of the famous Croatian coastline on the hour-long ride back to Split.

From Split, Brač, Podstrana: Blue Cave and 6 Islands Tour

7. From Split, Brač, Podstrana: Blue Cave and 6 Islands Tour

Gear up for a full day of island sightseeing with pickup in Split, Brač, or Podstrana. See the amazing Blue Cave and its mysterious blue glow with your own eyes. Check out some old fishing villages, chill out on speedboat rides, sunbathe, and snorkel as you travel around Croatia's 6 favorite islands with an experienced skipper. The first stop is Biševo Island, home to the world-famous Blue Cave as its highlight. Marvel at one of the most beautiful places in the Adriatic. It’ll then be time for a brief coffee break in Komiža, an authentic and beautiful fishermen’s village on the island of Vis. Feel free to take this time to explore the village instead. The undeniable serenity of the island will leave you relaxed and ready for more. Head then to a special location accessible only by boat: the famous and unique bay of Stiniva. Take some time to swim. After, Budikovac Island is your official swimming stop of the day so be sure to dive in and enjoy the warm waters of the Adriatic. Following a dry landing directly on the beach, you’ll have more than enough time to dry off, sunbathe, and snorkel in this unique bay. On your way to the beautiful town of Hvar on the island of Hvar, take in panoramic views of the Pakleni Islands, replete with pristine sandy beaches, clear blue water, and green forests. Hvar town is one of the most beautiful harbors in the world and boasts a rich cultural heritage. This is the perfect time to stop for lunch and enjoy an easy walk around the town to discover its charm, or even visit the fortress above. After exploring Hvar, watch the sun set peacefully behind the island Čiovo while driving towards your starting point.

Split: Bisevo, Vis, and Hvar Boat Tour with Snorkel Stops

8. Split: Bisevo, Vis, and Hvar Boat Tour with Snorkel Stops

The tour departs in the morning hours to make the most out of the day. Head to the island of Bisevo for sightseeing the stunning Blue Cave. The second stop is in Komiza on the island of Vis. The small coastal town is the ideal place to enjoy your morning coffee or breakfast. Swimming from the boat and snorkelling at the Blue Lagoon next to the Budikovac island is the perfect refreshment on a hot Summer day. Before heading to Hvar, enjoy a slow cruise for panoramic sightseeing of the Pakleni islands. The last stop is at Hvar town, time for lunch, sightseeing or for climbing up the Fortica fortress. The tour ends at around 5.30pm

From Split: Blue Lagoon, Caves, 6 Islands, Hvar & Snorkeling

9. From Split: Blue Lagoon, Caves, 6 Islands, Hvar & Snorkeling

Experience some of the most famous sites in Croatia on a day tour leaving from Split. See various natural wonders, such as the glowing Blue Cave, and six beautiful local islands. Visit a local fishing village and enjoy stops between islands to swim or snorkel in beautiful clear water. Leave from Split or Podstrana on speedboat to start the tour, and travel first to the Blue Cave, famous for its shimmering waters and beautiful blue glow. Admire the beauty of the cave before moving on to the sights of the Islands Biševo, Vis, and Hvar. Walk through rocky streets of the ancient fishing village of Komiza on Vis Island. See the island's historic buildings and pebble beaches, and enjoy other sights along the way. Visit Stiniva Bay and Budikovac Island, and take advantage of stops here to swim or snorkel in the area's beautiful clear waters, and try to spot some if the region's aquatic life. Take beautiful photos along the way, especially of beautiful panoramic views of the Pakleni Islands. Stop in Hvar Town, on Hvar Island, which is famous for secluded beaches, pine forests, and its history as a medieval trade port. Admire historical architecture and taste local cuisine while on the island before returning to your pickup location.

From Split: Luxury Boat Tour to the Blue Cave and Hvar

10. From Split: Luxury Boat Tour to the Blue Cave and Hvar

Start with pickup from your hotel in Split and join your group on a comfortable speedboat heading to the Blue Cave. Upon arrival to the small island of Bisevo, board a small wooden paddle boat and duck your head as you pass through the entrance to the Blue Cave. Admire the stunning interior of the cave, with its characteristic blue colour. Next, make your way to the island of Vis and the charming town of Komiza. Grab your morning coffee or breakfast in the seaside restaurants in the town. Back on the boat, enjoy some time for swimming or snorkelling in the crystal clear water of the Blue Lagoon near the island of Budikovac. Admire the rocky cliffs of the Stiniva cove. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins on the way to Palmizana and Hvar. Discover the small tourist oasis of Palmizana with its botanical garden and white sand beach. Next, explore the historical sites of the town of Hvar and its outstanding architecture. Climb up the fortress for a stunning view of the Hvar archipelago. Be sure to try local Lavender ice cream, a local speciality due to the lavender plants grown all year round. After exploring Hvar, be transferred back to the port at Split.

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What people are saying about Komiža

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,301 reviews

Absolutely amazing day out on the water with a great crew! Lovely small group, the Blue Cave was amazing and then we went swimming in beautiful pristine waters. Lunch was insane! Fresh grilled fish and chips in a private restaurant overlooking a crystal clear bay. We then got to swim again before returning home. My only one down side was that I’d put that I was coeliac on the requests and unfortunately there were no gluten free snacks catered for, so I missed out on breakfast.

The trip was just unforgettable! Heavenly beautiful islands, nice and charming small cities with incredible histories... And the joyride with the boat itself was such an experience! Luca and Zoran are top guides - friendly and smiling, always ready to help you or answer your questions, constantly doing their best to make your journey something to remember! Highly recommended trip!!!

I LOVED this tour. It was so much fun, we packed in a lot with a mixture of activities - the guides were on hand throughout and did a fantastic job - seamless start to finish. The speed boat ride was an amazing experience and surprisingly comfortable. An unforgettable day!

Our caption was pretty nice with us and always insured the safety of the crew. He offers the Nice solution as we didn’t go to the blue cave. After All it was a Nice adventure. I recomended it a lot!

Really worthwhile trip! They take you to a couple of great swimming spots and you get to see loads of islands - definitely worth doing.