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Split: Adriatic Sea and River Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour

1. Split: Adriatic Sea and River Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour

Join an adventure tour for a once in a lifetime experience, made to show you the best of all types of Dalmatian landscapes in one, sea, river, and mountain. Paddle to see the magnificent scenery around you and if you are into snorkeling, explore the seabed too. With just this one tour, you can see the magical depths of the Adriatic Sea and of river Žrnovnica, exactly on a spot where the river touches the sea. Your paddleboard adventure tour starts in Stobreč camp in the early morning. The environment is quiet and nature is calm. Grab your SUP and paddle in the sea to reach the river waters. By following the river, the landscape changes and suddenly everything is green, the Mosor Mountain is above you, the smell is nice and fresh and you can feel the summer breeze on your skin. Then, after exploring the river, explore the sea and its blue tranquility. See the Stobreč white rocks and cliffs, where natives built their traditional houses. Jump off cliffs or snorkel and explore various types of fish, and see Periska shells, a protected type of Mediterranean seashells. Carry on to a remote beach to take a break and enjoy snorkeling in the clear blue sea. Paddle back to the campsite beach where the tour ends.

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

2. 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.

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

3. 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 or Trogir: Krka National Park & Wine Tasting Tour

4. From Split or Trogir: Krka National Park & Wine Tasting Tour

Begin your day with pickup from your hotel travel along the Dalmatian coast and hinterlands. Enjoy views of Trogir, Split, and the surrounding landscapes of lush green fields and local villages. First, stop in the town of Šibenik to discover its main sights including the UNESCO World Heritage Site, St. Jacob’s Cathedral. Then, proceed to Krka National Park, where you will take a leisurely hike through its lush forests. Discover a variety of local flora and fauna. See the famous waterfalls of the park, including Skradinski bulk.  After exploring the park, continue the tour to the winery at Ranch Rak. Learn about Dalmation wines and wine production in the region. See the wine cellars and try 4 different types of wine. Also, taste some homemade prosciutto and cheese with olives. After the winery tour and tasting, be returned to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Podstrana

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 36 reviews

what a nice experience!!!!our guide is Nicola , and he is very professional and patient to all of us. and even take a lot of pictures from all the tour! which i am very grateful for that! we went to the the river and swim inside about 4-6 degree cold water,and back to the sea then having cliff jumping and snorkeling in the cristal blue sea . definitely one of the best tour i will recommend to my friend if they come to zadar

We all had an amazing time paddleboarding yesterday and for two of us it was our first time! Our instructor Ivan was great, very friendly and helpful. We spent a lot of time on the water, jumping off the rocks and snorkeling was an added bonus! The whole experience was very well organised and would definitely recommend it!

Absolutely loved this experience, so well organised and a great day all round. Spent loads of time on the water and even went snorkelling. Our instructor, Nikola, was great and made us feel so at ease. Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting split!

Ivan was amazing, so helpful and funny! The views were amazing and it was a full 3 hours of paddle boarding. Would do again next time I come to split!!! 10/10 Thank you, Victoria, Amelia and Lydia

Very well organised, encouraging and attentive instructors, stunning location, all equipment in excellent condition. Overall our favourite activity in during our stay in Split